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Michael's

1147 3rd St, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5005
+1 310-451-0843
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good19%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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PRICE
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1147 3rd St, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5005
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First off, what a beautiful location - very ambient and perfect for couples. The dinner is tapas style so we ordered four plates but were still hungry and ordered a fifth. The rabbit was delicious and the octopus was one of the best dishes I...More

Thank ClassyOkanagan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This amazing combo of old school 80s ambiance, super attentive service and a fresh new school menu and wine list. Go with a group, order everything. Get wine recs from Roni but dig into the cellar wine list. Food was off the hook, fresh, incentive...More

Thank Sam C
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Delicious food served in the format of small plates to share. Wait staff was very attentive and helpful with respect to selecting plates to suit our tastes. Fantastic Branzino with perfect accompaniments. Equally delicious young chicken dish with crispy flavored skin and juicy tender flavored...More

Thank JBakersfield
Reviewed 5 May 2018

If you want to be treated badly, visit Michael's. Although i made a reservation one week in advance and requested the patio, i was seated far away right next to the men's restroom. When I asked to be moved to the Patio, Chase the manager,...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 2 April 2018

This is a very good restaurant near the ocean and the Third Street Promenade. The food improved over the past couple of years, and this is a favorite dining spot for many locals.

Thank Samuel M
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Nice covered oudoor courtyard with lots of greenery. Excellent service and tasty food to share. Both papardelle with rabbit and branzino with chickpea were very nice.Try the French cider!

Thank george e
Reviewed 27 February 2018

The patio is unexpectedly lush and just beautiful! The fish was the best I have ever had. I cannot remember the name of the dish but it was made with a Thai coconut sauce. The atmosphere was wonderful:-)Excellent, extensive wine cellar too.

Thank Live2trade
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely restaurant, ask for a courtyard table, the decor is just lovely. It has the feel of dining in a garden, but, there is a roof and they have heaters to take the chill out of the air. The food is excellent, although the menu...More

Thank Lovick16
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Overpriced. Overthought. Those are the two words that I can muster for this 100 word critique but hopefully they speak volumes.

Thank Zaynan L
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Beautiful interior, on a very crowded Friday night Very high noise level in the back patio hard to Have a conversation across the round table of 6 which put a damper on the evening Food service was erratic at best Servers did not Know where...More

Thank Amy S
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weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$40 - US$80
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1147 3rd St, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5005
    (Wilshire Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-451-0843
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