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Blue Plate Oysterette

1355 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1019
+1 310-576-3474
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (217 reviews)
“lobster roll” (64 reviews)
“key lime pie” (36 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1355 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I highly recommend reservations to this fantastic place. We had them and got right in, people that didn't had up to an hour wait. The place is small but really nice. The waitstaff was very attentive and every bit was delicious and the ocean was...More

Thank KatherineNoel
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was a very busy night in july in Santa Monica so every place was packed. We managed to book a table at 09.00pm. Restaurant is packed with people, tables are very close next to each other. Friendly service. Food was OK but I was...More

Thank ekholland27
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We drove in to Santa Monica to just breathe in the Pacific Ocean air and walked by this cute place. Front patio seating small but had some locals eating their work lunches here. Fried oysters good for West coast selection. Not too salty or fishy....More

Thank ChrisRN
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We ate in this restaurant twice on our stay in Santa Monica and wished we'd eaten there more. The hostess on the desk outside was so friendly and welcoming, she welcomed us by name on our second visit. The waiting staff are excellent and really...More

Thank AliMacnair
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff were friendly, attentive and helpful. The food is amazing, especially the oysters! If you like seafood this is a must on your visit to Santa Monica.

Thank anitaja44
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On Ocean Avenue near Santa Monica, so its north of the tourist spots. Very funky decor with metal tables. Service was a bit slow but when served the Crabmeat salad , fried oysters and lobster roll were great. It was a little pricey for lunch...More

Thank AdventureBiker21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really healthy food and the staff are very friendly. We had a bad experience this am at another place on Montana where we had to walk out but Blue Plate made up for it. One of the best breakfast places on Montana in Santa Monica.

Thank Darren J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! Is all I can say. A salty sea dog beach shack exterior with a small outdoor dining area and larger interior dining space. A fine selection of Oyster species, fresh catches of the day, crisp white wines to accompany your choices, Reds too if...More

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were just in Boston and had lobster rolls and lobster 6 times in 4 days and oysters 4 times. Our seafood was as good as Boston. This is an absolutely fabulous seafood restaurant. My gorgeous fiance agrees. Don't be seduced by more elegant facades....More

Thank Bob R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the crab cake to start followed by lobster tacos and the salmon. Everything was great. Only downside is that it's a small restaurant, so reservations are recommended. Also, prices felt steep but it's the only place I went in Santa Monica, so probably...More

Thank Jennifer K
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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Jayne Z S
22 May 2017|
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Response from smokeater55 | Reviewed this property |
If you go to the Blueplate web site, they have a "parking" URL that will give a lot of local info in detail. Or use google earth and you can see all the parking lots that are around the place. Looks like a parking lot... More
Jayne Z S
22 May 2017|
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Response from DoctorB325 | Reviewed this property |
Lot right next door and on street as well
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1355 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1019
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-576-3474
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