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The Yard

119 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2304
+1 310-395-6037
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
5 Aug 2016
“great place to eat”
29 May 2016
“wait too long - food average”
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
119 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2304
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

I really enjoyed The Yard. There were so many choices to choose from. Everyone found something they liked. We even had enough to share! atmosphere was great, views were even better.Great place

Thank srowrow7
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We were told that the wait time was unknown, and many people were waiting to be seated but there were only enough seats for 4-5 people. Once finally seated, the server was very nice. The food was quite greasy, and none of us felt very...More

Thank lh f
Reviewed 4 September 2013

For a good time and good food at a large place with terrific Beers to choose from go to the Yard. Our food was delicious and the service was good and the place is something to see since it is so enormous and interesting with...More

Thank Lblivas148
Reviewed 30 June 2013

This place just closed but it was a really great place. To the owners of the Yard, us Santa Monica locals hope you reopen the place. You guys had killer fish tacos!!

Thank diddleydd
Reviewed 1 December 2012

Small and quiet with a lot of potential in summer, with outdoor drinking and dining. Not a lot of extras

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 3 October 2012

They had some happy hour specials for food and drinks at 7:00 on a Sunday. The hot pretzel & cheese fondue, bbq pork sliders, steak tacos, burger all very good! Great service!

Thank Debra N
Reviewed 8 September 2012

Appears a bit divey on first blush - and second. Prices are not divey - they assume you didn't notice the appearance. Burgers are $12-16 bucks. It was a wagyu blend cooked to order (medium rare). Tasty and flavorlicous but $16? If I convince myself...More

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 10 July 2012

My wife was drawn to The Yard because, apparently, the chef was the good looking tall fellow known as "CJ" who appeared on Top Chef a couple years ago. She was bummed when I broke it to her that CJ had skedaddled in January to...More

Thank JohnEGraf
Reviewed 21 June 2012

20+ folks from the wedding party 'dropped in' to The Yard for drinks. It was busy, but we found seats and places to stand; service was good; bartender did a great job.

Thank cj02139
Reviewed 3 May 2012

We didn't eat here but enjoyed late night drinks. Good selection of beers

Thank ironhorse_10
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 30 - USD 30
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2304
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-395-6037
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