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Coast Beach Cafe & Bar

1 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405-1063
+1 310-587-1707
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405-1063
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Setting was beautiful and food was very good. Good location for dining with kids. Service was also good but our waiter was very forward at the end with his expectations regarding a tip. He made us feel very uncomfortable.

Thank ElenaTV9
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Oh what a place!, causy, relaxed nice place for lunch, dinner next to the beach, we loved it.On the leaf of Santa Monica pier , this is a place to be if you want a nice meal when visiting Asante Monica

Thank GeorgeSemertzakis
Laura M, General Manager at Coast Beach Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Dear GeorgeSemertzakis, Thank you for your 5 star review. We are delighted that you enjoyed dining with us. We look forward to your return! Sincerely, Laura McIver General Manager Shutters on the Beach

Reviewed 23 October 2017

My party of four had dinner at Coast, which is at Shutters, right on the beach. Service is great, vibe is casual and good is terrific. We had a watermelon and feta salad to start along with a roasted cauliflower dish that was great. For...More

Thank georgeandsheryl
Laura M, General Manager at Coast Beach Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Dear georgeandsheryl, Thank you for writing your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your dinner with us on the beach. Please do let us know if there is anything we can do to improve your next experience. We look forward to your return!...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Expensive? What do you expect? This is Santa Monica, on the beach! We were there for dinner, great service, great food, great view! Will return tomorrow for the pasta night!

Thank guyb922
Laura M, General Manager at Coast Beach Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Dear guyb922, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your dinner with us on the beach, and we look forward to welcoming you back for Pasta on the Patio! Sincerely, Laura McIver General Manager Shutters on the Beach

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful located on the boardwalk of Santa Monica. Had breakfast with very tasty egg sandwich, granola. Tasted very good. But very expensive. Barrista not in top shape. Maybe due to the fact that there is not much competition aroundMore

Thank JJWVD
Laura M, General Manager at Coast Beach Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Dear JJWVD, Thank you for your feedback. Although we are glad that you enjoyed the quality of your meal, we share your disappointment that your experience did not meet your expectations to the fullest. We appreciate your comments and will consider them moving forward. Sincerely,...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017

First they didn't find my reservation. Then, they took my guests to a different table (good thing that Messenger worked). Due to a change of shift they billed us before we asked. In middle of all these happenings, a disturbing alarm noise kept ringing and...More

Thank PedroC1
Laura M, General Manager at Coast Beach Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Dear PedroC1, Thank you for providing your feedback. We share your disappointment that the enjoyment of your meal was impeded by these factors. We appreciate your constructive comments, as we will utilize these to continue improving moving forward. Sincerely, Laura McIver General Manager Shutters on...More

Reviewed 17 September 2017

Our, concierge at the Marriott recommended Coast and she made us a reservation for that evening. We enjoyed our meal very much. We started with a Negroni and a Prosecco . Delicious. My husband and I shared the Kale salad. It was yummy with the...More

Thank Edie S
Laura M, General Manager at Coast Beach Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Dear Edie S, Thank you for sharing your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed dining with us. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to improve upon your experience for your next visit. Sincerely, Laura McIver General Manager Shutters...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017

We had breakfast at the Coast Beach Cafe a few times during our stay at Shutters. The food choices and quality were excellent, and we enjoyed the beach walk views.

Thank Sidney T
Laura M, General Manager at Coast Beach Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Dear Sidney T, Thank you for your 5 star review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your breakfast with us on the beach. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Sincerely, Laura McIver General Manager Shutters on the Beach

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I've always enjoyed the restaurants at Shutters Hotel in Santa Monica. They have prime beach front real estate! However I think they've made a few tweaks to the menu and changed the restaurant names. The new and improved "Coast," casual dining on the bottom floor...More

Thank calleyne
Laura M, General Manager at Coast Beach Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Dear calleyne, Thank you for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed the view, the ambiance, and your lobster roll! We look forward to your return. Sincerely, Laura McIver General Manager Shutters on the Beach

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I stayed at Shutters, which was an average of "meh", and will do that review shortly. But Coast is a great highlight. I visited four times. Twice for afternoon drink and snack, once for breakfast, and once for a quick happy hour with pals before...More

Thank Mediaphyter
Laura M, General Manager at Coast Beach Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Dear Mediaphyter, We would like to once again thank you for your feedback. Although we are disappointed that your overall stay fell short, we are glad that you enjoyed dining with us at Coast. Sincerely, Laura McIver General Manager Shutters on the Beach

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 50
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405-1063
    (Appian Way)
  • Public Transportation: Pico Blvd - Ocean Avenue
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-587-1707
Description
Yes, Coast is a casual beachfront cafe and bar. Chilled Chardonnay, spicy guacamole, and warm tortilla chips await; imaginative chefs and California-inspired dishes take the prize. But Coast is also a state of mind. It's the moment you breathe in the ocean air, the second you realize maybe you don't have to go to the office after all. Or even call in. Then you can finally exhale. Coast is where you want to spend the afternoon, any day of the year. Happy Hour, a communal table, a beachside cafe and bar, whether you are walking in off the sand with your family in tow, or meeting up for a cocktail and plate of fries, Coast is the perfect Santa Monica Restaurant to enjoy dining on the coast. When it comes to Santa Monica beach restaurants, there's no place like Coast. This is eating, drinking, beaching, relaxing at its most family-friendly, casual, and delicious. Did we mention the view of the Pacific Ocean?
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