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Milo & Olive

2723 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403-4705
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“garlic knots” (24 reviews)
“pizza” (57 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2723 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403-4705
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Milo olive is a neighborhood eaterie. No reservation, but the line moves fairly fast, with several larger tables to be shared by guests, young and old. In the back, tables for 2 and 4, both high (as a bar) and regular height. Menu is limited,...More

Thank 828JudyS
Jeff O, Owner at Milo & Olive, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to give your feedback, and we're happy to hear you enjoyed our garlic knot bread, pizza, and salad! You are right about our food, as we commit ourselves to using the best and freshest ingredients for all of our...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I've dined at Milo & Olive many times, and I get takeout there often as well. The food is always fabulous. I think their pizza is some of the best on the West Side. Today's lunch was no exception. I had the pasta bolognese and...More

Thank Dollyamas
Jeff O, Owner at Milo & Olive, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you so much for such positive feedback, and we're so happy to hear that you have had nothing short of great experiences at our restaurant. We are glad that you found both dishes to be exceptional, and we appreciate the recommendation! We hope to...More

Reviewed 28 August 2017

This was our first trip to Santa Monica and we were so lucky to have a delicious dinner at Milo and Olive. Everything was well presented and had delicious flavours and fresh ingredients. The tomato and peach salad was delicious as was our pasta dishes...More

Thank Canadasunny53
Jeff O, Owner at Milo & Olive, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

We're so glad to read that you enjoyed your meal, and found everything at Milo and Olive to be delicious, as we truly appreciate your kind feedback! Thank you so much!

Reviewed 22 August 2017

We were lucky to stumble upon this restaurant in our quick trip to LA and it did not disappoint! The interior is awesome and the prices are very reasonable for a restaurant in Santa Monica. The service was also pretty incredible and our waiter made...More

Thank Molly R
Jeff O, Owner at Milo & Olive, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Molly, thank you for sharing such kind feedback, as we are delighted to hear that your visit did not disappoint. We're glad that you love the vibe here, including the friendliness of our team. We truly appreciate your recommendation, and we hope to see you...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017

This is our 2nd Milo and Olive visit. Nice place and service. Food is good, but not as good as in Forma on Montana.More

Thank Mark D
Jeff O, Owner at Milo & Olive, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Hi Mark, thank you for sharing your feedback. We are glad to hear you enjoyed our food and service. We are always looking to update our menus, so if there is anything else we can do to improve your experience with our food, please say...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017

Our adult children suggested we visit this restaurant. We enjoyed the experience, but the two of us won't be rushing back. First of all they don't take reservations and there is usually a wait of 15-30 minutes. Second, the noise level is quite high (great...More

Thank Love vacation time
Jeff O, Owner at Milo & Olive, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

We are sorry to hear that you won't be coming back to our restaurant anytime soon, as anything less than perfect food, service, and overall experiences, is not what we're about. We are sorry about the wait, and we know that during our peak times,...More

Reviewed 19 May 2017

This is my niece’s favorite restaurant. So, when I was in the area to have dinner with her, she recommended we give it a try. The experience was fabulous. We started with a great bottle of wine; they have an extensive selection. We were in...More

Thank sdavi
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I've gone here twice for breakfast and it was delicious on both occasions. The staff is chill and efficient to get you into a seat and get your order. The food is creative, yet healthy and yummy.

Thank Deniseka
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

It felt very "California pretentious," if you know what I mean, when we walked in, but they are super nice and seated us at a great table. We had an arugula salad with fried capers and an anchovy vinaigrette, gnocchi in lemon cream and a...More

Thank EP1165
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Great food. I've tried most of it and it's all well presented and uniquely prepared. The oatmeal cookies are my favorite of all time. Eat one cookie and you will crave another soon afterwards. I would eat here once a week its that good.

Thank David S
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2723 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403-4705
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: 310-453-6776
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