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2807 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405-2905
+1 310-450-4999
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“caesar salad” (18 reviews)
“sand dabs” (4 reviews)
“veal chop” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
2807 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405-2905
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Crowded, hectic, unfriendly staff were our first impressions. Then, I was pickpocketed at the table by a waiter! We had to confront the waiter and chase him into the kitchen to get back our money. Thank goodness they fired the guy on the spot but...More

Thank Nan00k
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We love this restaurant. It has been there for years and offers traditional Italian Cuisine which is delicious as well as an extensive wine list and full bar. The waiters have all been there for years and provide excellent service as well as adding an...More

Thank drmichelledc
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Just a wonderful place. Waiters, busboys all bring passion experience and love to their jobs and it shows. Our waiter has been there for 22 years. He made the best Caesars Salad I have had in my life. Based on my conversations with him and...More

Thank DSPen1
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful dinner in an old school Italian restaurant. They make the Caesar salad table side. Had the osso bucks special - delightful. Pastas are nothing out of the ordinary but everything else is...

Thank Hawkeye_in_CA
Reviewed 18 April 2017

because I love it! The service is always consistent and the atmosphere bustling and buzzing! My favorite dish is the Veal Chop (not on the menu); the pasta can be a bit 'hit or miss' for me, sometimes good, sometimes a bit to stodgy. I...More

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Consistently good food and good service. Caesar salad made tableside! Good wine recommendations. Has a cozy feel.

Thank dgalambos
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Of Italian-American descent and having grown up in NY/NJ, I'm about as spoiled as you can get when it comes to Italian-Amrican food. I'd been searching for a place to call my "food home" on the West Side and finally found it. The decor itself,...More

Thank Megan M
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Not everyone is going to love Vito. But if you ever saw the movie "Big Night" or wanted to be part of Frank Sinatra's rat pack, this place is for you. Dark room, cozy booths, strong drinks, and lots of red sauce- the only thing...More

Thank wmount2016
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Food, service, ambience were all excellent. It was a warm and Wonderful evening! Italian restaurant with old elegance, warm wood and soft lighting. Drinks were generous and perfectly made. Food was fabulous...old style and delicious.

Thank bcb62
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I almost don't want to recommend this place because it is already so busy. The Boomers come early - the Millennials come late and they both love it equally. This is my husband's and our daughter's favorite place - one of the city's best spaghetti...More

Thank Danielle 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$30 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2807 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405-2905
    (28th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-450-4999
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