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1 Pico

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Santa Monica
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1 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, Santa Monica, CA 90405-1063 (Appian Way)
+1 310-587-1717
18:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 15:00
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Sydney, Australia
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129 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to try this place for Thanksgiving dinner and we wanted somewhere nice. It was a set menu for $95. Started with the dill shrimp which was tasty & refreshing. With (obviously) the turkey for main which was also a winner. Followed by the apple tart & pumpkin cheesecake for dessert. The apple tart was average. The pastry was... More 

Thank mihskaelli
Conway, Arkansas
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74 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to eat ON the beach, and couldn't do any better than Shutters (didn't know it by its other name). Was surprised it felt more like a spot of New England due to the fireplace, heavy furniture in the lobby, and, of course, the shutters. The restaurant is in the lower level and we got a seat next to... More 

Thank SuePete
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100 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We found out about this restaurant online and were in heaven with the ambiance and the location right on the Ocean. We started with the delicious sweet breads brought to the table while we decided what to order. It was a no brainer to order the Lobster Benedict if you love lobster. We also ordered the Lemon Ricotta Pancake upon... More 

Thank sweetmnmama
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70 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Location, location, location...nice spot at the beach with all the conveniences of being located within a beautiful hotel, the menu here is a bit limited but the food is elegantly presented, fresh and flavorful and to a large degree, the staff tries to accommodate special dietary needs. The one not surprising downer is the pricing of many of the menu... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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117 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stopped in for breakfast and were quickly seated at a window. We were there for breakfast and it would really be hard to get breakfast wrong and they didn't. Everything came out hot and tasty. Hit the spot for us. Sitting next to the window was good but I think sitting in the middle area would have been just... More 

Thank Brian R
Irvine, California
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210 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

1 Pico, also known as "Shutters" for its location in the Shutters hotel, is a lovely restaurant overlooking the Pacific ocean, a block south of the Santa Monica pier. Brunch food is standard comfort fare - and pricey - but people are there for the view, not the cuisine.

Thank eheyman
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We love dining here. It feels so typically California cool. The restaurant is chic dining but in a very relaxed atmosphere. The variety of farm fresh foods and healthy dishes offered is tasty and prepared nicely. Their bread is yummy. It's a very romantic dining place but I often see families or groups of friends gathering here for a nice... More 

Thank Nan00k
Chicago, Illinois
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129 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We came here for a nice casual dinner. The views are amazing and very relaxing to watch the ocean. The menu offers seafood, salads and pasta. We had the Sea Bass which was perfect. All in all a perfect dinner.

Thank winofoodtravel
Rebecca H, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at 1 Pico, responded to this review

Dear winofoodtravel – Thank you for your kind review. We are delighted that you enjoyed the menu and the view from your table. Customer service is extremely important to us, and our servers are extensively trained to make your dining experience an effortless one. We hope you return to the beach with us again soon! More 

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86 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a fantastic place to watch the sunset over Santa Monica beach. The restaurant section is intimate and quite romantic while the bar has a relaxed yet sophisticated style. The food was a high standard, a selection of pasta, salads and seafood. All the waiters and bartenders were great, providing efficient yet unobtrusive service. Highly recommended following a... More 

Thank Sarsywarsy
Rebecca H, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at 1 Pico, responded to this review

Dear Sarsywarsy – Thank you for such a pleasant review! We also feel especially thankful for being in such a wonderful location. Our servers are trained to offer the finest service, and we are proud of our new chef and the menu at the restaurant. We certainly hope you will dine with us again. More 

Oslo, Norway
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555 reviews
310 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

And amazing food. Baby kale salad, pastas with truffle or lobster, lobster chowder, scallops, grilled calamaris, and chocolate melting cake were all excellent. All this with a stunning beach sunset view and very good service.

Thank Tanmouss
Rebecca H, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at 1 Pico, responded to this review

Dear Tanmouss– Thank you for your kind review. We are proud of our new chef and the menu at the restaurant. We also feel especially thankful for being in such a wonderful location. We certainly hope you will dine with us again. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$80
American, Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, View
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, Santa Monica, CA 90405-1063
    (Appian Way)
  • Public Transportation: Ocean Ave./Pico Blvd.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-587-1717

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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 coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
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