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R+D Kitchen

1323 Montana Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90403-1709
+1 310-395-3314
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“meatloaf” (12 reviews)
“salad” (23 reviews)
“fries” (15 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1323 Montana Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90403-1709
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

6 family members gathered there for a get-together over lunch. We were accommodated on two tables that couldn't be moved closer together (apparently, they were bolted to the floor), which made it difficult to adequately communicate with each other. The food we had was very...More

Thank Wayne R
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

If you get excited by sitting next to Arnold Schwarzenegger While eating a veggie burger this is the place for you.... Great fries.....salmon.....pork sandwiches....

Thank Faye F
Reviewed 31 March 2018

So needed a place on Montana Avenue to meet up with a friend for lunch on a Saturday. A recipe for disaster from the start as most of the places on Montana are filled with people all hustling to get brunch. R + D Kitchen...More

Thank gersty
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Sat at the bar with my wife and had a great meal with some wine. Good local spot! Have a small menu but wide on variety. Good quality food.

Thank Hal H
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is really top quality. Food and atmosphere are absolutely great. Service can be a little hit and miss though with some waiters being absolutely great and others...well they might simply be aspiring actors and don’t care. Make sure you order the Newport salad...More

Thank alextreb
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

The place was nondescript rim the outside but once you walk in the place was like a fine dining set up. The mood was nice with the warm yellow lighting and the staff were all impeccable. We ordered the prawn salad and also the ordinal...More

Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is a very well run, professional restaurant. You can tell they really know what they are doing. The decor is great, bar is great, well trained staff that seems to run very efficiently. The food is good too. There is not reason to not...More

Thank Edmund1020
Reviewed 17 October 2017

The staff here were exceptional--all of them friendly and helpful, especially Corey. The meatloaf with potato puree was the best meatloaf I have had. The recommended pinot was ok, not great, and the chocolate cookies for dessert were pretty good (buttery and warm, not too...More

Thank MMMSebastopol
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Had a business meeting at home so got two Cheese Burgers with fries to go. Terrific, we enjoyed them so much. Normally I never eat beef, but had to make an exception in this case. I have also had the Rotisserie Chicken with tabbouleh, really...More

Thank luisa1SantaMonica
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This is just another wonderful restaurant in the Hillstone chain which is great for lunch. Nice salads, sandwiches and then the Salmon or skirt steak entrees for bigger appetites. Service is spot on and friendly. Parking however can be a challenge given this very popular...More

Thank Penelopewms
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Questions & Answers
Jim B
2 November 2015|
Response from Mermaidsmom | Reviewed this property |
No they dont...rather small restaurant...no banquet facilities You might want to try Water Grill...they might be able to accommodate your group :)
Linda H
24 January 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Mermaidsmom | Reviewed this property |
If you look up Hillstone Restaurant Group you will find all of their restaurants (including Houstons) :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 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
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1323 Montana Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90403-1709
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-395-3314
A favorite spot with Santa Monica locals, expect a lively, bustling atmosphere each evening. Exceptional artwork, open kitchen and a welcoming staff greet you at the door. Don't miss the Crispy Chicken Sandwich.
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