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Hillstone Restaurant

202 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1202
+1 310-576-7558
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (65 reviews)
“sushi” (80 reviews)
“steak” (84 reviews)
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American, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
202 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1202
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant does a great job taking American food and making it taste European. As in it has a lot of flavor. The service is very consistent and excellent. What else can I say.

Thank Jim T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I joined another couple last night for dinner at Hillstone. First of all the noise level is difficult for conversation. We ordered a total of one glass of wine, one artichoke (very good), one Caesar Salad (kale....not romaine and the dressing was...More

Thank Love vacation time
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Neighborhood type bar/restaurant that is trying to be upscale. I Don't mind paying a lot for inventive , uniquely prepared dishes, but $19 for a ground chuck burger with lettuce and tomato seemed high. Nothing special with this burger, maybe I should have ordered the...More

Thank hyeykysy
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Really nice atmosphere and professional staff. Large menu, everything looks delicious. Don't miss the ribs and artichokes!

Thank rulldemolins
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Good food. Good atmosphere. Always reliable. Knowledgeable waitstaff. TV behind the bar for sports. Manageable noise level, you can actually hear the people you are dining with!

Thank SantaMonicaSaralee
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Atmosphere, service, menu, food and bar always top tier as are all of the former named Houston's restaurants. Whether you are dining at Bandera's, R & D or Hillstone this company is a great restaurant management company. If they were public I'd buy their stock...More

Thank danromy
Reviewed 20 January 2018

of other restaurants in this Group. The menu is similar to the others, however, the quality of food is not. I typically order the variation of Thai Noodle Salad, the salad I was presented, was more expensive, smaller and had so few noodles, I thought...More

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 20 January 2018

A great bar- good for drinks or for solo dining. An eclectic menu good sushi, steaks, fish salads, burgers and sandwiches. All versions more than acceptable. But as I said, not cheap. A lunch can set you back $50 with one drink. Wait staff is...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Delicious Delicious! Excellent and attentive staff. Don't think you can go wrong with any thing on this menu -- We had the salmon, one of the steaks, and the roast beef sandwich. Each of us left very satisfied and full. Definitely the best place that...More

Thank CalvinHobbesMidland
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Nice upmarket restaurant with professional and good staff. The was quite pricey for what it was though

Thank BrettS83
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Response from Hatife | Reviewed this property |
Contact them and ask! I don't know.
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28 December 2016|
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Response from SoCalTravelmom | Reviewed this property |
yes, there's public parking lot about midway down the block. it can get crowded, especially during the summer, but there's no valet parking.
4 November 2015|
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Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
Hillstone Restaurants generally doesn't cater to large groups. Not part of their business plan. And I have never been to one of their restaurants where a private room is available. And they are usually not a quiet place... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 41 - USD 80
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1202
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-576-7558
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