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Coast Beach Cafe & Bar

1 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405-1063
+1 310-587-1707
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
07:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
1 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405-1063
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1 - 10 of 238 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Our, concierge at the Marriott recommended Coast and she made us a reservation for that evening. We enjoyed our meal very much. We started with a Negroni and a Prosecco . Delicious. My husband and I shared the Kale salad. It was yummy with the...More

Thank Edie S
Laura M, General Manager at Coast Beach Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Edie S, Thank you for sharing your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed dining with us. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to improve upon your experience for your next visit. Sincerely, Laura McIver General Manager Shutters...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had breakfast at the Coast Beach Cafe a few times during our stay at Shutters. The food choices and quality were excellent, and we enjoyed the beach walk views.

Thank Sidney T
Laura M, General Manager at Coast Beach Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sidney T, Thank you for your 5 star review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your breakfast with us on the beach. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Sincerely, Laura McIver General Manager Shutters on the Beach

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've always enjoyed the restaurants at Shutters Hotel in Santa Monica. They have prime beach front real estate! However I think they've made a few tweaks to the menu and changed the restaurant names. The new and improved "Coast," casual dining on the bottom floor...More

Thank calleyne
Laura M, General Manager at Coast Beach Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear calleyne, Thank you for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed the view, the ambiance, and your lobster roll! We look forward to your return. Sincerely, Laura McIver General Manager Shutters on the Beach

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at Shutters, which was an average of "meh", and will do that review shortly. But Coast is a great highlight. I visited four times. Twice for afternoon drink and snack, once for breakfast, and once for a quick happy hour with pals before...More

Thank Mediaphyter
Laura M, General Manager at Coast Beach Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Mediaphyter, We would like to once again thank you for your feedback. Although we are disappointed that your overall stay fell short, we are glad that you enjoyed dining with us at Coast. Sincerely, Laura McIver General Manager Shutters on the Beach

Reviewed 17 August 2017

Loved this location. Light and beautifully presented. White painted timber - it was inviting and welcoming.

Thank Ashley J
Laura M, General Manager at Coast Beach Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Ashley J, We would like to thank you once again for sharing your review, and we are so glad that you enjoyed daily breakfast at Coast during your stay with us. Sincerely, Laura McIver General Manager Shutters on the Beach

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

So, you know, any meal isn't going to be great when your first mouthful of Rigatoni has a huge piece of plastic in it. Plastic. I'm not entirely sure how that even happens? More annoyingly, none of the staff seemed that perturbed by this. They...More

Thank Ross M
Laura M, General Manager at Coast Beach Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Dear Ross M, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent experience. First and foremost, we would like to express our regrets for this incident. It is our top priority to ensure the safety and comfort of our guests, and...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017

One of our favorite places in the world to have lunch. Always get a lobster roll they are amazing. This lunch was beautiful Our waiter Dylan was great. 3 prosecos and two lobster rolls, one fish taco and a thai chicken salad bill came to...More

Thank Misonix
Laura M, General Manager at Coast Beach Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Dear Misonix, Thank you for your review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your meal, our lobster roll is certainly a favorite! We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Laura McIver General Manager Shutters on the Beach

Reviewed 20 July 2017

We were staying at Shutters on the Beach for a single night and due to our previous days' activities were quite tired when we arrived in Santa Monica. So, we opted to dine at Coast so we only had to go up to our room...More

Thank Basebirds
Laura M, General Manager at Coast Beach Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Dear Basebirds, Thank you for your wonderful comments. We are delighted that we could provide you with a relaxing and enjoyable evening during an eventful trip. Your comments regarding your experience are appreciated, as they let us know we are on the right track. We...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017

Tired on a hot Sunday, my athletic family continued down the beach while I, single lady of a certain age, made a welcome detour into the cool and lovely Coast at Shutters on the Beach. Sometimes a party of one can be made to feel...More

Thank Kay R
Laura M, General Manager at Coast Beach Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Dear Kay R, Thank you for your feedback. We are so glad that we could provide you with an oasis from the heat, and even more so with wonderful service and quality. Our staff truly cares about providing each and every one of our guests...More

Reviewed 14 July 2017

We love this place for breakfast. We often sit at the bar with Miguel, who always recognizes us and serves us with a smile. The whole waitstaff seems to enjoy working here. The food is great and you are literally on the beach. We have...More

Thank Dewey G
Laura M, General Manager at Coast Beach Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Dear Dewey G, Thank you for your wonderful comments. We are thrilled that you enjoy dining with with us on the beach any time of the day, and that the genuine care that our staff has for our guests shines through each time. We look...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$50
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405-1063
    (Appian Way)
  • Public Transportation: Pico Blvd - Ocean Avenue
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-587-1707
Description
Yes, Coast is a casual beachfront cafe and bar. Chilled Chardonnay, spicy guacamole, and warm tortilla chips await; imaginative chefs and California-inspired dishes take the prize. But Coast is also a state of mind.

It's the moment you breathe in the ocean air, the second you realize maybe you don't have to go to the office after all. Or even call in. Then you can finally exhale. Coast is where you want to spend the afternoon, any day of the year. Happy Hour, a communal table, a beachside cafe and bar, whether you are walking in off the sand with your family in tow, or meeting up for a cocktail and plate of fries, Coast is the perfect Santa Monica Restaurant to enjoy dining on the coast.

When it comes to Santa Monica beach restaurants, there's no place like Coast. This is eating, drinking, beaching, relaxing at its most family-friendly, casual, and delicious. Did we mention the view of the Pacific Ocean?
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