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Wilshire Restaurant

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Santa Monica
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2454 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403
+1 310-586-1707
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Today
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon 11:30 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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636 reviews
431 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

The Wilshire Restaurant had a cool vibe – ask for the patio. It’s a open air space within the restaurant's walls, not off the street, so it feels intimate. It was late so the lights were dim, there were fully grown trees wrapped in christmas lights and sail shades added to the ambiance. The menu is California with a mix... More 

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Malibu, California
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Read great reviews about the food here and really looked forward to the Luncheon we were having, to hear author Delia Ephron speak from 12 to 2pm two days ago. We sat at our table -12:00pm all ready, then 12:30, 12;45, 1:00, 1:30 and still nothing. I asked the waitress if I could have a take home box as I... More 

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Thank camopmom
Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Great food, great service, great atmosphere. Highly recommend as a mid range restaurant. We were outdoors but they provide heaters so we were very comfortable

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Thank zaponaus
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015

We booked this restaurant as it had won awards but seriously I do not see how. Staff are attentive and polite, venue dated although the patio area is nice it is just a yard with lights. Very dimly lit and food very average. Expensive for nothing special.

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Los Angeles, California
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015

This charming restaurant has a different atmosphere depending where you are seated. We always sit outside which retains an intimate atmosphere because of its use of shade sails. The service is attentive and the food delicious. Last night I had some black cod with bok choy that I feel I could eat every day and still enjoy it.

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Thank GMHLA
Burbank, California
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783 reviews
450 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015

The Service: Visited the restaurant during dineLA week. Great service. Very attentive. The Food: Good price for good quality food. Will visit again.

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Thank travelercass
Woodland Hills
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

Went here last night for a company party and the ambiance was really nice. Their patio is uniquely set up: there's an upstairs dining room which is air conditioned, a lower level bar where you can get hammered, and then their main patio seating which was romantically lit. Their appetizers were delicious and so did the main food. We had... More 

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Palos Verdes Estates, California
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Favorite Lunch Restaurant. Eating on the patio makes Wilshire special. Love the cucumber mint drink served in a hurricane glass. Lobster salad is full of lobster meat...light but filling.

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Thank beth w
Detroit, Michigan
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

Ambiance was very nice, food was excellent and service was more than adequate. All in all a definite place to visit for a nice dinner.

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Thank BigStew44
Shreveport, Louisiana
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

Fantastic Service, Venue and of course FOOD! Best fish tacos and my boyfriend loved the French Dip Sandwich! Coffee is mediocre.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2454 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-586-1707

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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