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Bubba Gump Shrimp Co

301 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3127
+1 310-393-0458
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“shrimp” (291 reviews)
“seafood” (102 reviews)
“fries” (37 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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301 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3127
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A novelty restaurant in Santa Monica Pier on the water. The food was average, but you’re there for fun and a bit of corny. Service was good and staff very friendly.

Thank Yolreg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the brussels sprout appetizers they were excellent presentation was good season just right good flavor just spicy enough the waiter and wait wait staff. We’re Excellent very friendly very happy, got a big kick out of the run Forrest run and stop forest stop...More

Thank Bradford W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was average, our table was a bit rubbish in the middle of the restaurant and next to where all the waiters seemed to congregate. The main thing that sticks out is the pushy waitress when it came to tipping. We tipped generally 20% throughout...More

Thank Nic7461
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was ok. It has a great location on the pier. The food is average. The drinks were good but on the expensive side. The service was good. They do have a vegan/vegetarian menu but it only has 3 items on it: mushroom burger,...More

Thank trishakelley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I always visit Bubba Gump’s at Santa Monica Pier whenever I’m in LA. Ive never been disappointed. This is a must visit, especially if you are a Forrest Gump fan. The whole eating experience is the best entertainment you’ll have in Santa Monica. The staff...More

Thank Pam C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. Good variety. Love the appetizers. Great drink menu. Friendly staff. Really enjoyed our visit.

Thank Diane E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While in Santa Monica you need to go to the Santa Monica pier and visit the Bubba Gump on the pier seafood tasted fresh the staff was very polite and friendly had a great time.

Thank tjsandra
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well,if in your- must to see list -Bubba Gump took a place and need to be marke it is ok!of course is a touristic place so i didnt went there with big big expectations,but sincerelly,i was a little dissapointed =im not sea food fan but...More

Thank CELA88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Reasonably priced food and also very tasty, we went to the very first Bubba Gump restaurant to open in Monterey. Located by the sea it was very quaint and had lots of memorabilia about the film . The staff was very delightful and whilst they...More

Thank Angela M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I recommend this place to movie lovers. Make a research in “Forrest Gump” movie and if you answer 5 questions correctly, you receive a discount. Food is delicious.

Thank Natalia B
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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7 September 2016|
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Response from phoebehackett | Reviewed this property |
We didn't make a reservation, they took our names, told us it would be about a 30 min wait - We went away and came back after 30 mins and were taken to our table.
Ernie R
4 August 2016|
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Response from Globetrotski | Reviewed this property |
They get right into it ! Your daughter should have a birthday to remember for a long time !
7 September 2015|
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Response from elitepro | Reviewed this property |
It was my experience that they want you to buy stuff in their store so they make you wait for a table. Especially at the Galveston restaurant because all the entertainment on the pier is owned by the parent company. you may... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3127
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-393-0458
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