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The Charleston - CLOSED

2460 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5823
+1 310-828-2115
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Overview
  • Excellent14%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible28%
27 Oct 2014
“The best or the worst”
28 Aug 2014
“Over priced with horrible service!”
Restaurant Hours
All hours
CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Gastropub
PRICE
$
DETAILS
2460 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5823
Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
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Reviewed 28 October 2014

The Charleston's food and drinks are ok. Not incredible but nice enough for the evening. The REAL attraction is when there is live jazz. I went one night just to get out of the house and was pleasantly surprised by the wonderful music. It was...More

Thank Abbiechan
Reviewed 29 August 2014

Our family decided to have brunch here last weekend. The service was HORRIBLE. Our order was taken and after several times asking water, it was brought to our table. When our server brought out our order she in was incomplete. 3 of the 5 of...More

Thank bichonlver
Reviewed 10 February 2014

I was extremely disappointed with my experience at the Charleston Restaurant in Santa Monica, CA. I travel alot for work and I'm currently on an assignment at a hotel in Santa Monica. I'm away from my family for weeks at a time so my Husband...More

Thank Melinda B
HilaReicks, Manager at The Charleston, responded to this review

Dear Melinda, I am so sorry you had a bad experience at The Charleston. When you are back in Santa Monica please stop by the bar for a complimentary round of drinks and appetizers on the house. We have a new management and we want...More

Reviewed 29 August 2013

You will love The Charleston. Great music, great food, wonderful people and an amazing bar selection. Best brunch in town. Don't miss it!!

Thank Terri D
Reviewed 5 August 2013

We visited on Friday night for the first time and were shocked by the specials. For $19, you could get an appetizer and unlimited beer or house wine for 2 hours. This special runs 5:30-8pm but even if you get there at 7:59pm, you can...More

Thank mellwit
Reviewed 20 June 2013

The place is usually crowded and noisy. Some people like that. Go if a bar scene with little room to spare makes you happy.

Thank KCV999
Reviewed 26 October 2012

Don't go for dinner! - The menu is very limited, I just remember a couple of burgers and other very basic items. We had dinner reservations, but left after having a drink. Service was friendly. Nothing special overall.

1  Thank BigCityCowboy
Nearby
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
...More
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 01:00
10:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 02:00
Thursday
17:00 - 02:00
Friday
17:00 - 02:00
Saturday
17:00 - 02:00
10:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2460 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5823
    (25th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-828-2115
  • E-mail
Description
The Charleston is a restaurant and cocktail bar located in Santa Monica featuring signature cocktails, great live entertainment and Happy Hour every night. Live comedy, burlesque, jazz bands and DJs. Live Jazz brunch on Saturday and Sunday