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Rustic Canyon

1119 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2011
+1 310-393-7050
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Gluten Free Options
1119 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2011
Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
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Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

Every bite of food that went into my mouth was a delight for my tastebuds. There were three people in our party. We shared the dishes in the attached photos and all of us walked out stuffed. The meal was approximately $500 including tax and...More

Thank Tammy L
Reviewed 13 July 2015

had to get a 6 PM booking to get into this well known spot but it was worth it. Food offerings and desserts were outstanding. Service was great. Wish they had an outdoor patio.

Thank mclay2015
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Rustic Canyon is a small restaurant and wine bar. It is about 10 blocks from the ocean on Wilshire. The food is consistently outstanding with perhaps the best roast chicken in Southern Calif. the noise level can be quite high but that is more a...More

Thank Srklaw7
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

Yes it is noisy, yes the plates are small, yes it is hard to have conversation. But ... This food is inventive, tasty, light, divine. Wine list no cheap but complete and divine. Best meal in LA it doesn't come cheap but foodie paradise.

Thank Gilbert V
Reviewed 1 July 2015

My son and I enjoyed a Father's Day dinner here and the selections were not only delicious but very interesting. For a small plate we had a beet, Rasbery and quinoa salad. along with a type of foccacia with burrata. The white fish we had...More

Thank smdubowsky
Reviewed 29 June 2015

I husband and I have had a lot of delicious, fresh meals over the years. This was by far one of the best. Innovative, but un-fussy dishes that are fabulous. We will visit this resto every time we are in LA from now on! Cocktails,...More

Thank BrittLThibs
Reviewed 27 June 2015

This is a beautiful place with a wonderful vibe. Great place to go for a great glass of wine, classic cocktail and share some wonderful small plates. The staff is great. The menu is interesting and everything was delicious. Highly recommend

Thank lindas286
Reviewed 27 June 2015

The sound level at Rustic Cayon is really something. Extremely loud. Four people cannot have a normal conversation across a small table. Definitely not a place for 60plus people like ourselves. This is a farm to table restaurant with a menu that changes daily. Focused...More

Thank Olle O
Reviewed 9 June 2015

Jonathan Gold of the LA Times has Rustic Canyon number 6 on his Top 100, and I just don't see it. And that is unusual because I do tend to find his reviews very helpful. Rustic Canyon is another small plates restaurant. There are really...More

Thank George Y
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Fresh, beautifully plated meals and small plates perfect for sharing. Innovative menu options and knowledgeable staff makes the meal accessible and not too fussy.

Thank CatheAtlanta_GA
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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.78 km away
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.89 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 40
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1119 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2011
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-393-7050
  • E-mail