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La Vecchia Cucina

2654 Main St, Ste D, Santa Monica, CA 90405-4066
+1 310-399-7979
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (43 reviews)
“buratta” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2654 Main St, Ste D, Santa Monica, CA 90405-4066
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Have been wanting to try out this restaurant after hearing the food was amazing and it did not disappoint. We had a lovely dinner!!! Gustavo, our waiter, was fabulous ... very attentive and knowledgeable about both the food and wine menus. And the food was...More

Thank hlkjx4
Reviewed 5 days ago

Trota di Mare was my choice for an delicious Valentine's Day dinner. Wonderful salmon covered with a sauce with calmata olives, capers, onion and several other items. Anyway the sauce added excitement to the distinctive salmon flavor. My wife opted for the pasta. Linguini with...More

Thank Jacksmack
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this restaurant and have never had a bad meal here. We also love that their prices are reasonable. The seafood puttanesca is out of this world and GLUTEN FREE!!! I tell everyone about this place.

Thank IntotheWideBlue
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate there twice within a week. First alone, w/o a reservation, and got seated right away, which was a nice surprise. 2nd time with my daughter, we had a reservation, and when a table for 2 didn't open up right away, they gave us a...More

Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We wanted a quick dinner for the family after a long day of travel We all choose pasta GREAT CHOICE A couple of glasses of wine Service was fast , dinner arrived quickly we are all happy Good value for money Only feedback is that...More

Thank stanc179
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

This is a fabulously busy restaurant and the food is wonderful. Helpful staff orders are delivered to the table Very quickly.

Thank Mandy M
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We ate here first some two years ago while on a visit and returned this year for a family meal. This is the real deal: excellent food, super wine list, professional and highly friendly service. Being Saturday, it was packed out, brilliantly full of life,...More

Thank Ian G
Reviewed 1 December 2017

with 2 ladies we booked a table for dinner next to a family that explains the kind of relaxed atmosphere of the restaurant.packed with people waiting at the bar for a free table,very friendly but busy staff. salads and starters and fine californian white wine....More

Thank D1027LEanthonyw
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Ate here last night. Nice cozy and vibrant atmosphere. Food was ok: had a Caesar salad (a bit soggy). Sausage/mushroom pizza (good!), linguine pescatore (sauce heavy), lasagna (needs more zip, dry piece covered in sauce). Portions are big. Food was fine but not amazing. Service-...More

Thank Nicole M
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Both managers, Tao and Niko are great hosts. They always make me feel welcomed and they have eye for detail. I can not brag enough about the food services and atmosphere. I always left the restaurant satisfy and counts the days to be back.

Thank Nasser E
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
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2654 Main St, Ste D, Santa Monica, CA 90405-4066
    (Ocean Park)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-399-7979
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