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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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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“pasta” (33 reviews)
“farfalle” (4 reviews)
“tiramisu” (10 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2654 Main St, Ste D, Santa Monica, CA 90405-4066
Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Best Italian restaurant in Santa Monica! Delicious pizza , pasta and mozzarella buratta! This place is always very busy so it's better to book your table in advance.

Thank Ewa R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was a real find. On the back streets from Venice Beach (no more than 8 mins walk) it was all that we had been led to believe from previous TA reviews. The service was impeccable; their comp bread with garlic infused oil magnificent...More

Thank adamrS6583WQ
Reviewed 1 week ago

When visiting Santa Monica, I stayed right near this restaurant. Walking by, it smelled so good I had to try it. I went in during Happy Hour and met a lot of great local people, nice conversation, with great drink specials. The sangria was excellent....More

Thank Paseando
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very, very good vibrant eatery and wine bar. Fabulous food with very caring service and management. We enjoyed everything, and after visiting Boa the night before, we were pleasantly surprised at how reasonable the prices were. One mile to the north and everything (including the...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very nice meal, great appetizers, nice fish and wonderful desert: lemon merengue tart: simply delicious. Service was friendly and efficient

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The clerk at the store down the way did not hesitate when I asked for the best place around. The lamb chops with a balsamic reduction was very tasty. Great wine bar and awesome friendly place

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant, very busy and bustling! Great choice and variety of food on the menu, nice staff.

Thank amandarI7140LH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a lovely experience here from beginning to end. Started the meal with a delicious habanero margarita and salad. My Mom and I both ordered a salad and the server let us know they were big, so we opted to share one. I really...More

Thank LizWhite24
Reviewed 21 April 2017

My friends made a reservation and I was thrilled because it had been recommended by Ken at the Sea Shore Motel and was across the street - It has a bar that serves food which makes it easy to eat solo!

Thank SoloTraveler627
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Dinner at La Vecchia Cuisine was excellent. Decor was lovely and the place is very inviting. Our party of 5 all had different dishes and we all enjoyed them. Some of our party have food allergies and constraints and these were dealt with professionally and...More

1  Thank Janice F
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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laetitia L
Do you have a parking available?
21 August 2016|
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Bonjour je voudrais savoir si les animaux sont accepte dans ce restaurant ? Merci d'avance
27 December 2015|
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
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
  • E-mail