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The Penthouse at the Huntley Hotel

1111 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5003
+1 310-393-8080
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PMAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1111 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5003
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for drinks one afternoon with the grandkids, and liked this place so much that we went back for lunch the following day! Hubby had the Wagyu Burger, and I ordered a Pizzetta - both were very good. Be sure to notice the...More

Thank tag-about
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent business lunch -- three courses with lots of choice for $36. Unlike some places which offer these specials but then serve small portions, this place served three delicious full courses. I particularly enjoyed my panacotta dessert, but the other course were also very good....More

Thank malibuirishmike
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only went for breakfast around 9:00 a.m. on a Sunday. It was my first visit and my experience was worth repeating. I agree the food is slightly more pricey, but the food was good and the view of the beach and hills were spectacular. I...More

Thank 1959rmg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reservations were easily made through Open Table. Valet parking was easy, but only free for 3 hours. We were offered a drink while waiting for the rest of the party to join. We did have to ask about the specials and Fish of the day,...More

Thank simonebK9300WZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Huntley is a luxury hotel in the heart of Santa Monica, which also has a fantastic Happy Hour from 4pm-7pm. Visit The Penthouse restaurant for the best views of the Pacific Ocean and downtown Santa Monica. If you can, grab a seat by the...More

Thank unabashedly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I hadn't stayed in The Huntley for a few years so when I went back I was a tiny bit disappointed that the rooms had gone down slightly in standards. Value for money you are in an amazing location but honestly I thought it was...More

Thank Tonya F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As has been said the view is outstanding. Food and service are fine. You'll pay a bit more but it's for the setting. The reason we will never go back is the extreme noise! We were in a beautiful window booth but we had to...More

Thank claire50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here for dinner and brunch during our stay at the Huntley and loved both meals. The views are spectacular, had a beach view during brunch and it was gorgeous. The food was great, no complaints. Seemed to be a really popular spot for...More

Thank JKepski
Reviewed 14 September 2017

My cousin was in town and I wanted to take her and her friends to someplace special for dinner. The Penthouse came to mind for their lovely view and of course, the food. They have a menu that appeals to everyone, offering seafood as well...More

Thank Baffo1
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I can not say enough good things about this hotel! Originally wanted to stay one night & it was so amazing we stayed another! The staff was nothing short of amazing!!! We had breakfast one day at The Penthouse & had their amazing pancakes &...More

Thank gabbygarrison
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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Questions & Answers
Tracy P
6 September 2017|
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Response from 0505LiveLife2014 | Reviewed this property |
It's a relaxed upscale restaurant so smart casual is good. No jackets required. And it's located in California not Spain.
15 March 2017|
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Response from marcimmclean | Reviewed this property |
A good crowd but not packed.
Gene K
10 February 2016|
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Response from Robyn f | Reviewed this property |
I think the cocktails were around $15.00 each. You can go on the Huntley website and pull up all the menus...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 80
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1111 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5003
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-393-8080
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