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La Vecchia Cucina

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Neighbourhood:
Santa Monica
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2654 Main St, Ste D, Santa Monica, CA 90405-4066 (Ocean Park)
+1 310-399-7979
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Today
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:30 - 15:00
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Best Italian restaurant in Santa Monica! Delicious pizza , pasta and mozzarella buratta! This place is always very busy so it's better to book your table in advance.

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Wickford
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was a real find. On the back streets from Venice Beach (no more than 8 mins walk) it was all that we had been led to believe from previous TA reviews. The service was impeccable; their comp bread with garlic infused oil magnificent (actually the best I've ever tasted); my pasta Vongole v good; my wife's Capellini allo... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When visiting Santa Monica, I stayed right near this restaurant. Walking by, it smelled so good I had to try it. I went in during Happy Hour and met a lot of great local people, nice conversation, with great drink specials. The sangria was excellent. Glad I was walking because it was powerful. My pasta carbonara was delicious and the... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very, very good vibrant eatery and wine bar. Fabulous food with very caring service and management. We enjoyed everything, and after visiting Boa the night before, we were pleasantly surprised at how reasonable the prices were. One mile to the north and everything (including the wine) doubles in price. Matt was a great server. We didn't feel rushed at all... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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105 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very nice meal, great appetizers, nice fish and wonderful desert: lemon merengue tart: simply delicious. Service was friendly and efficient

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Thank BERWOLF
Columbus, Georgia
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81 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The clerk at the store down the way did not hesitate when I asked for the best place around. The lamb chops with a balsamic reduction was very tasty. Great wine bar and awesome friendly place

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Mottray
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant, very busy and bustling! Great choice and variety of food on the menu, nice staff.

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Boulder, Colorado
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a lovely experience here from beginning to end. Started the meal with a delicious habanero margarita and salad. My Mom and I both ordered a salad and the server let us know they were big, so we opted to share one. I really appreciated that he gave us the heads up since it was huge! The warm bread... More 

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boston, ma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

My friends made a reservation and I was thrilled because it had been recommended by Ken at the Sea Shore Motel and was across the street - It has a bar that serves food which makes it easy to eat solo!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Dinner at La Vecchia Cuisine was excellent. Decor was lovely and the place is very inviting. Our party of 5 all had different dishes and we all enjoyed them. Some of our party have food allergies and constraints and these were dealt with professionally and without can problems. They have gluten free pasta. This really helped make the evening go... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 40
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2654 Main St, Ste D, Santa Monica, CA 90405-4066
    (Ocean Park)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-399-7979

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Santa Monica
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