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220 Broadway, Nordstroms - Santa Monica, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2371
+1 310-752-4110
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good35%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (5 reviews)
“blue stove” (18 reviews)
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American, International, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
220 Broadway, Nordstroms - Santa Monica, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2371
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

They claim "tapas" portion sizes and this is correct, small portions but very good food. Order one each plus one extra to get full portion equivalent. The best part is the wines-- really good but small wine list, the bottle price is only 3x the...More

Thank ANonyMouse45
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Great food, lots of small dishes, so we wound up ordering 4 plates of food. All interesting, tasty, food. We were alittle cautious about eating in a department store, but were soon won over by their creative menu, nice staff and good prices.

Thank Roadrunnergo
Reviewed 18 January 2017

When checking google for tapas we found Blue Stove. Based on the reviews we decided to pay it a visit. While walking through Nordstrom rack ( restaurant is part of it) we found the entree pretty luxurious looking which made us a bit hesitant price...More

Thank Arno0571
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

On a friday night when all the bars and restaurants are crazy busy you can always find a table here - mostly I think because its secreted away at the back of Nordstroms - but don't be put off by that - its a great...More

Thank OlekSkilganon
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I've never seen this place crowded, but the most likely reason for this is that it is tucked at the back of Nordstrom's. Who is going to expect such good food in a location like that? Anything you get is delicious. If you tend to...More

Thank guity
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Who would have thought to make reservations at a restaurant in a dept store, but our previous 2 evenings of restaurants ended in terrible overpriced meals. We had a terrific meal here and the service was on par with what you'd expect from Nordstrom customer...More

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This was my first visit to Blue Stove and was quite surprised that the restaurant was not all busy since the Santa Monica 3rd St. area was all congested with traffic and the public parking lot was almost full at 5:45 PM. The server was...More

Thank travel4CF
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Located in Nordstrom store (most stores across the country have a cafe). Whenever I am shopping, I stop for a cup of Roma Tomato Basil Soup. Extremely flavorful and Only 160 calories, $3.95 a cup, and very filling. Comes with bread and a side of...More

Thank TravelQueen90211
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

The food here is so delicious! I ordered a chicken with arugula and corn and it was so good except the servings are small! The service is excellent and the restaurant is very nice! Highly recommended!

Thank Cordelia S
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Blue Stove is tucked in behind the kids section on the 2nd floor in Nordstrom's. This Tapas style restaurant actually served good food at a great value. Their dark cherry beef was off the hook. The one disappointment was the fact that they were sold...More

Thank Jay V
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Lindsay B
13 April 2015|
Response from pkcoz | Reviewed this property |
After speaking to the host at the restaurant, he stated that all the ingredients of the dishes are clearly indicated on the menu. You should enjoy a lovely experience!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 Broadway, Nordstroms - Santa Monica, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2371 (Formerly Blue Stove)
    (2nd Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-752-4110
Take a coffee break,grab a bite or enjoy a gourmet meal at a Nordstrom near you. Featuring organic and healthy ingredients,our restaurants range from casual to fine dining.
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