Los Angeles Restaurants near Santa Monica Pier

Our list of the best food near Santa Monica Pier. Our top pick: Library Alehouse.
Looking for places to eat in Los Angeles? See our choices for food near Marina del Rey's Fisherman's Village., UCLA Marina Aquatic Center, Geffen Playhouse.
  • Santa Monica Pier

    Santa Monica Pier

    A bustling boardwalk whose huge Ferris Wheel is the city's icon. The long pier has an old-fashioned amusement park, with reasonable by-the-ride pricing, including a small roller coaster. The Pier has restaurants, bars, souvenir shops, and some street performers. At almost all hours you'll find at least a few people fishing as well. The Santa Monica Pier has terrific coastline views of Malibu and the Southbay. The Pier is within easy walking distance to the Promenade.
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  • Library Alehouse

    Library Alehouse

    2911 Main St
    29 taps of craft beer. 2 blocks from the beach.
  • The Penthouse Restaurant

    The Penthouse Restaurant

    1111 2nd St
    A rooftop Santa Monica restaurant located on the 18th floor of The Huntley Hotel. Offers a bar and lounge and panoramic ocean views. Menu features contemporary American cuisine with global influences from Asia and Brazil. Serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. Happy Hour Monday through Friday from 4 to 7 pm. Also available for private events.
  • Melisse


    1104 Wilshire Blvd
    $100 per person at a minimum. Also featuring organic, locally grown produce and two tasting menus (including a vegetarian version), Melisse is Chef Josiah Citrin latest world class restaurant. The food is outstanding and gets the highest marks in Zagat and Michelin.
  • Chaya Venice

    Chaya Venice

    110 Navy St
    Check out our locations in: Beverly Hills | Venice | San Francisco | Downtown Los Angeles
  • The Galley Restaurant

    The Galley Restaurant

    2442 Main St
    Seafood, steaks, a great bar, private party's and so much more on Main St. in Santa Monica!
  • Border Grill

    Border Grill

    1445 4th St
    Enjoy upscale, modern Mexican food in a vibrant setting at Border Grill, the hip, urban cantina from Chefs Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger, Food Network’s “Too Hot Tamales”. Follow us on Twitter!www.twitter.com/BorderGrill
  • R + D Kitchen

    R + D Kitchen

    1323 Montana Ave
    Montana Ave's favorite neighborhood restaurant. Join us for freshly baked scones and coffee in the morning through dinner. Our full-menu is also available for take-out. While we encourage you to be comfortable, we request gentlemen refrain from wearing sleeveless shirts or hats while dining with us.
    Pacific Palisades
  • Warszawa

    1414 Lincoln Blvd
    Authentic Polish food can be found on Lincoln with a signature dish of roast duck. They have a fantastic outdoor patio in the back where you can get a great vodka martini.
  • Rustic Canyon Wine Bar and Seasonal Kitchen

    Rustic Canyon Wine Bar and Seasonal Kitchen

    1119 Wilshire Blvd
    Rustic Canyon Wine Bar and Seasonal Kitchen is a neighborhood restaurant and wine bar where friends near and far can come together and celebrate the best things in life: great food, great wine, and great people.
  • Piccolo Venice

    Piccolo Venice

    5 Dudley Ave
    "Los Angeles' best gourmet Italian restaurant is in Venice"
  • Hillstone


    202 Wilshire Blvd
    Formerly Houston's
  • JiRaffe


    502 Santa Monica Blvd
    French inspired, Farmers' market fueled SoCal cuisine.
  • Locanda Del Lago

    Locanda Del Lago

    231 Arizona Ave
    This upscale Italian restaurant has been attracting foodies, celebrities, locals and travelers since opening in 1991
  • Capo


    1810 Ocean Ave
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  • Daily Grill

    Daily Grill

    2501 Colorado Ave
    Welcome to the Official Daily Grill Facebook Fan Page. For Great American food...Think Daily.
  • The Lobster

    The Lobster

    1602 Ocean Ave
    'The Lobster' has long been an unofficial historical landmark, nearly as recognizable as the Santa Monica Pier sign. The original restaurant was built in 1923, and remained open until 1985. The 900 square foot seafood market style restaurant was very popular with the local Santa Monica residents and Pier visitors. A constant out the door was a tribute to it's popularity. The restaurant had a menu that had over 60 fresh seafood items. The seating capacity was only 30 seats, most of which were countertop seating around the outside perimeter.
  • El Cholo

    El Cholo

    1025 Wilshire Blvd
    El Cholo® Restaurants are committed to serving its guests and local communities and believes in providing great food using fresh ingredients at an affordable price.
  • Pacific Dining Car

    Pacific Dining Car

    2700 Wilshire Blvd
    Pacific Dining Car is ranked number 1 on the West Coast by Wine Spectator Magazine. Located in Los Angeles and Santa Monica for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea and Late Night Supper.
  • Hostaria Del Piccolo

    Hostaria Del Piccolo

    606 Broadway ave
    Inspired by a traditional Italian Hostaria, where freshly prepared italian food is showcased in a casual setting, the design of HOSTARIA del Piccolo by Gregory H Ginter Architect, Bobo and Vittorio, combines a relaxed environment with a sophisticated urban design. The restaurant unites the simplicity of raw steel, glass and concrete with the warmth of reclaimed wood and natural light. With the artistic composition of clean lines and natural materials the project adroitly marries the welcoming environment of an open kitchen Hostaria with a modern aesthetic.
  • Sonny McLean's Irish Pub &

    Sonny McLean's Irish Pub &

    2615 Wilshire Blvd
  • Starbucks

    1426 Montana Ave
    We are the premier roaster and retailer of specialty coffee in the world since 1971.
    Pacific Palisades
  • Along with Chez Panisse in Berkeley, lead the nouvelle cuisine movement. Using fresh vegetables from the Santa Monica Farmer's Market, locally caught fish and excellent meats every dish is sublime. While not cheap, a meal at Michael's does not disappoint.
  • BOA Steakhouse

    BOA Steakhouse

    101 Santa Monica Blvd
  • Michael's


    1147 3rd St
    www.twitter.com/msantamonica www.michaelssantamonica.com
  • The Firehouse

    The Firehouse

    213 Rose Avenue
    Built in a retired firehouse, this restaurant/bar offers all manner of breakfasts, sandwiches, and other meals from a "healthy" and "less healthy" set of menu selections. Weight lifters from Venice Beach gorge themselves on egg whites, chicken breasts, broccoli and tofu, while the rest of the population has a variety of sandwiches and breakfast items to choose from. The ambiance is fun, the food is decent, and prices are reasonable.
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