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1104 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2012
+1 310-395-0881
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“tasting menu” (31 reviews)
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French, Vegetarian Friendly
1104 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2012
Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you love and appreciate well educated and experienced chefs then this place should be on your list. All Menus are 5/7/ or 10 courses. Highly recommend the wine parings..the sommelier hit it right on with each course. Beautiful presentation, high quality ingredients and blends...More

Thank Tennislefty
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This is a must do if you are in the area. It is one of my top 10 dining experiences...and I've had many all over the world. The service is great, attentive without being intrusive. I told one of the waitstaff who were taking care...More

Thank Victoria O
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

No chef hello- no crazy scene - no ridiculous bar mixologist - no bs So why visit - Excellent staff who cares about your experience Excellent food presented in a way you remember the flavor not just how it looks on the plate Wine service...More

Thank Ask2416
Reviewed 13 March 2017

An Experience to Remember. The food was not only Delicious but so Beautiful! There were some courses that were bold and some that were light. The many different flavors, smells and the beauty of how it was all put together made for an Dining Experience...More

Thank Molly W
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Clearly the best restaurant in all of Los Angeles. Every experience is unrivaled. A variety of prix fixe menus with additional special menus such as for Valentine's Day. From the amuse bouche to the appetizers to the entrees, each dish is a surprise with unique...More

Thank lasereyesdoc
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Each course was better than the one before. Great wine list. Knowledgeable and attentive servers. Fantastic food!

Thank ValleyFor
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We were here with a good sized group and they did a fantastic job. I was not crazy about the amuse bouche- some foam concoction that none of us figured out- but we were flying high after that. A terrific chestnut soup, a perfectly done...More

Thank couplessPS
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I was vastly impressed by Mélisse in my last visit. The attention to detail was immense and the level of service was spot on. A proper tasting menu at its finest, each dish seemed to be perfectly balanced in taste and size - neither overly...More

Thank TBrinded
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We took our daughter and her partner to Melisse when we visited california last month.The restaurant is beautifully decorated , service was unobtrusive and professional and the food was delicious. We really enjoyed it and they were helpful about food allergies. the restaurant is expensive...More

Thank Shirley H
Reviewed 18 January 2017

So I take my girlfriend out for her birthday to Melisse weeks ago. The ambiance was ok and the food, was on the very smaller portion side but still very tasty, The "bad taste in my mouth" that lingers to today is how can a...More

5  Thank lawyercef
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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Nearby Attractions
Santa Monica Public Library
118 reviews
.71 km away
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19 reviews
.62 km away
Santa Monica Playhouse
15 reviews
.82 km away
The Performing Arts Center Santa Monica College
8 reviews
.29 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 22:00
17:45 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1104 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2012
    (11th Street and Wilshire Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-395-0881
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