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Pacific Dining Car

2700 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403-4706
+1 310-453-4000
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“filet mignon” (6 reviews)
“roast beef” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 am - 11:59 pm Hours
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
2700 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403-4706
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Pacific Dining Car has existed for almost 100 years!. It has good food, although a bit pricey. It is open 24 hours a day. It is certainly the best 24 hour restaurant I have ever seen. It has steaks, fish, salad, about everything.

Thank Samuel M
Reviewed 27 February 2018

This almost 100 year old restaurant is open 24 hours! The decor is old school curtained booths and large round tables with several dining rooms. The servers are in old school uniforms. The food is amazing but not cheap! The servings are large so half...More

Thank msavages
Reviewed 25 February 2018

This is a very, very old school restaurant, a step back in time to 50 years ago, or even earlier. Elegant old style decor, waiters impeccably dressed and service flawless. They specialize in beef, and do steaks and roast beef to perfection, cooked exactly as...More

Thank FoxVoyage
Reviewed 15 January 2018

We were ecstatic to find a GREAT restaurant open on Christmas! Not only was it open, it was SO delicious! We were treated so well! The bar was great. The meal was great. Merry Christmas!!

Thank Candy G
Reviewed 9 December 2017

I had never heard of this place and found myself here after googling "steak near me". The ambiance was dated. They were trying to be grand but really didn't achieve it with the flake flowers and table clothes with holes that were just shook off...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Been coming here for a while. Service is impeccable, 24 hours, & sooo expensive. And I keep coming. Even though I could save at the 4Seasons.. .. They also stock the rags for you. Oh, the food is good, too. Good service & 5am go...More

Thank tr3veller11
Reviewed 5 October 2017

As others have said, the food is delicious and well prepared, the ambience is gracious, the service excellent BUT, really expensive. If you're on an expense account, by all means go. But it's one of the most expensive restaurants in town. If iI didn't use...More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Nothing noteworthy, except the price. Much better steaks elsewhere. Heard it's better for breakfast meetings than for dinner.

1  Thank lillywillis
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Dinner at the Pacific Dining Car in Santa Monica on a Wednesday evening. The restaurant was not very busy, there were five other tables 3 with a single diner and 2 with one with 2 adults and the other with a family of 4, 2...More

Thank mitchellb451
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This was my first time in the Los Angeles area. I typically judge my fondness for a city by the quality of its restaurants. I had googled good places to eat before I arrived in LA and the Pacific Dining Car came up as one...More

Thank umberto1909
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Monday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Wednesday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2700 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403-4706
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-453-4000
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