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Blue Plate Oysterette

1355 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1019
+1 310-576-3474
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (208 reviews)
“lobster roll” (63 reviews)
“key lime pie” (35 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1355 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1019
Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
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1 - 10 of 753 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Order a bottle of wine and let let the multi-course fun begin. We stared with a dozen raw oysters. Always nice to try new ones. All fresh and tasty. Next we had the most delicious ceviche we'd ever tasted, They have one on the menu...More

Thank kwtaper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sit outside if weather permits and enjoy the fresh seafood.The service and food are both excellent at this restaurant.

Thank Jillian B
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I was there last week as I was craving some fresh seafood. Super happy with the service and the food itself, really tasty. Bear in mind that it is a really touristic area, hence the prices. Ask the chef for a mix platter of oysters...More

Thank Romanito57
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We ate brunch outside under heaters. Loved the food and loved the place. $200 for two adults and a child without desert and one glass of wine felt pricey to me, maybe that's unfair.

Thank ChrisRadford-J
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Blue Plate Oysterette is only a short walk from our hotel so cool no driving. The raw bar seemed like a good Idea. Here we are looking at the Pacific, we live on in Maryland and they have Oysters from the our neck of the...More

1  Thank smokeater55
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I have visited this restaurant randomly walking by. They are serving great seafood. Especially oysters. U can order per piece different ones. I enjoyed it very much. The place is not that fancy as water grill next to it, but if you are looking for...More

Thank XDanzigx
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Call ahead for reservations! This place is small and busy, but worth the wait! Service was personal and friendly. I had the lobster mac & cheese. Huge chunks of lobster settled into tasty mac & cheese. Very delicious. My husband had the Blue Plate hamburger....More

Thank Kelly L
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We opted for Oysters for appetizer and the lobster roll and were not disappointed. Service was good and atmosphere was laid back. I would like to go back when visiting Santa Monica again.

Thank auf192696590
Reviewed 6 April 2017

There is no parking, so also figure another $10 to park. The food and service were very good. It was listed as two dollar signs and it should be 3. No less than $100 for 2 with wine for lunch. In front of Palisades beach.

Thank Starviagera
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We just drop in in to the Blue Plate when we past by and look for the dinner. Lobster was the best ever I had in my life. Oysters of different quality was also after recommendations excellent. The restaurant was full when we arrive and...More

Thank Pepasved
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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Water Grill Santa Monica
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Nearby Attractions
26-Mile Bike Path
1,045 reviews
.32 km away
Third Street Promenade
4,616 reviews
.26 km away
Ocean Avenue
524 reviews
.24 km away
Palisades Park
418 reviews
.06 km away
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Jayne Z S
How is parking for this restaurant?
22 May 2017|
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Response from smokeater55 | Reviewed this property |
If you go to the Blueplate web site, they have a "parking" URL that will give a lot of local info in detail. Or use google earth and you can see all the parking lots that are around the place. Looks like a parking lot... More
Jayne Z S
How is parking for this restaurant?
22 May 2017|
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Response from DoctorB325 | Reviewed this property |
Lot right next door and on street as well
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1355 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1019
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-576-3474
  • E-mail