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Via Veneto

3009 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-5317
+1 310-399-1843
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good18%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
3009 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-5317
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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a nice dinner here. When we walked in, we were surprised by how small it is but also acknowledged that it really reminded us of Italy. We had the caprese, bolognese, and filletto and all were fantastic. You must try...More

Thank KHernan
Reviewed 26 February 2018

This restaurant was so good that my husband and I ate there twice last week. The service is wonderful, the ambience perfect and the food was outstanding. I highly recommend the beef carpaccio appetizer (I ordered it without the truffle oil) and the pasta fusilli....More

Thank jscottjoplin
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Whenever we visit Santa Monica we always spend at least one night at Via Veneto. Outstanding pasta; outstanding filet.

Thank savvytravelers2
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

This place got it all. The food so delicious, so tasty. The staff is so incredibly professional and skilled. The restaurant is beautiful and the atmosphere is so warm and inviting. We chose to have three starters to share and then the recommended specialty of...More

Thank Lise H
Reviewed 14 September 2017

For some reason, it's hard to find really good Italian restaurants, despite endless offerings. Italian cuisine is relatively straightforward among all its regions. Fresh ingredients, and good touches in the kitchen and you have come a good way along the way. Here you will find...More

Thank Phayao13
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The lobster ravioli was The Best Ravioli I have ever eaten! The Sole was served like a painting-it was large and fantastic. Service was also superb.

Thank rob s
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Now this place is kind of chic and makes you feel a little glamorous but all that is not for me so my review will reflect that. I have eaten here twice. The food is quite delicious but super expensive. Tables can be small and...More

1  Thank Happyowl97
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We managed to get the last table - for six, we were very impressed with the whole experience. Truffle carpaccio was excellent, 3 of us had pollpette- six small balls but gears flavours,burrata and finally tartara de manzo all of us enjoyed our choices. The...More

Thank thecoopersCheshireUK
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We had a nice quiet dinner here last month. That being said, I cannot remember what I had, and I am a foodie remembering everything!! Service was good and I was assured by Concierge at Shutters that it would be memorable. Sorry......

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 7 August 2017

32oz stake is amazing. all the pasta is to die for. sea food spaghetti is fire. small spot but big in taste.

Thank Gayan P
Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
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Howard W
8 June 2017|
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Response from Ted L | Reviewed this property |
Yes and their corkage policy is not very user friendly. $25/bottle; strict two bottle limit regardless of the number of people in the party. Wine list is not that impressive or reasonably priced.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 40
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3009 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-5317
    (Pier Ave. & Marine St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-399-1843
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