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La Vecchia Cucina

2654 Main St, Ste D, Santa Monica, CA 90405-4066
+1 310-399-7979
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (48 reviews)
“farfalle” (5 reviews)
“warm bread” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2654 Main St, Ste D, Santa Monica, CA 90405-4066
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I came here after spending some time at the beach. It was soooo good. We shared an appetizer of fried calamari and it was perfect moist and tender with excellent crunch. The wine selections were abundant. The bar was beautiful. For dinner...More

Thank Kate4fun
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised with this restaurant. I actually felt under dressed for the first time in LA! Amazing food, huge portions. Great service. Highly recommend

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Was tired of researching restaurants so just picked this one randomly from a map. Got there and the service was great. The food was amazing and not at all expensive. Me and my friend both had appetizers, main course and dessert and the total bill...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

This is my favorite place for the last 22 years! The food is so delicious and healthy! The management are so friendly and accommodating. The staff are professional and friendly.

Thank Nasser E
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Really nice place, easy to find and excellent food. Very good pastas and pizzas. Friendly service and tidy restrooms.

Thank Vuopalat
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Great restaurant.parking in the rear with payment. I had the Norwegian Trout which was fantastic, shrimp dish also great as was the Caesar Salad.Service top notch.

Thank Budmanri
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Bread is awesome. Branzino fish is really amazing. Also pesto jumbo shrimp spaghetti is the best pasta you can ask for. Loud , but is worth it.

Thank amirk973
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The concierge at the JW Marriott recommended this restaurant to my colleague and I and secured a reservation for us on a Sunday evening. Place was crowded but roomy. Waiter brought over some olive oil and bread. The oil was amazing. I ordered the spaghetti...More

Thank jespo2
Reviewed 28 February 2018

I really like La Vecchia. Great sit down restaurant, excellent service and food is amazing. You can order from pizza, pasta, fish, steak and many other authentic Italian types of food. Local parking is available and the restaurant takes reservations (mandatory). They offer a full...More

Thank mcorbin560
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Five diners, and everyone loved their dinner. Really enjoyed our meals. Recommend if you're in Main St. area.

Thank GHCDi
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2654 Main St, Ste D, Santa Monica, CA 90405-4066
    (Ocean Park)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-399-7979
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