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Blue Plate Oysterette

1355 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1019
+1 310-576-3474
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (233 reviews)
“lobster roll” (71 reviews)
Opens in 6 min
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1355 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

When you live in the midwest, there is no such thing as oyster variety, it's gulf oysters or nothing. So it's always nice to eat oysters on the west coast where you can taste oysters from all over. I ate lunch with my son and...More

Thank fahrtenhaler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hummmm yummy it was so goooood thanks everyone .. love this food and restaurant . Sure we come back!!!!

Thank liahopk70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well where should we begin? Our service was amazing! Our Chicago native waiter was outstanding. He had great suggestions and tips for our trip to LA. The calamari appetizer and clam chowder was a great way to start our meal. My husband had the lobster...More

Thank Edistobound
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great and service was exceptional. Loved the oysters. I had no idea there were so many kinds. Trout fresh catch of the day was delicious.

Thank Melinda E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my favorite of all of the places we ate in Santa Monica. We order several yummy small plates and everything was delicious! It was the perfect amount of food and well-priced.

Thank lovetotravelColorado
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

This is a real gem on Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica. Reasonably priced for their super fresh seafood and the staff are so friendly! Love sitting at the counter on a rainy day or on the sidewalk patio on cool evenings. Loved the fish sandwich!

Thank TetonMom
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Glad we finally stopped - have been back at least 5 times since and find it a very casual fun spot at the North.end of restaurants on Ocean Avenue- picnic tables outside are fun for people watching, however foot Traffic at this end of Icean...More

Thank amynjim
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Friends of ours were coming up from San Diego and we "locals" suggested that the four of us have a February Sunday night dinner at Blue Plate Oysterette, a restaurant my wife and I have frequented several times. The food is good, the seating not...More

Thank fantasticv0yage
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped for a light lunch and enjoyed a 1/2 dozen raw oysters, crudo, and probably the best key lime pie I have had. They have outside seating facing the palisades park with blankets when the breeze changes. Service was very good.

Thank dsj5777
Reviewed 3 March 2018

The Blue Plate Oysterette is an unpretentious joint with excellent reasonably priced seafood dishes- a great place for lunch. Service is brisk and efficient. The ceviche is highly recommended.

Thank dl5490
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mamou365
7 November 2017|
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Response from VWellsB | Reviewed this property |
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Jayne Z S
22 May 2017|
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Response from smokeater55 | Reviewed this property |
If you go to the Blueplate web site, they have a "parking" URL that will give a lot of local info in detail. Or use google earth and you can see all the parking lots that are around the place. Looks like a parking lot... More
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Jayne Z S
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Response from DoctorB325 | Reviewed this property |
Lot right next door and on street as well
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1355 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1019
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-576-3474
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