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Il Ristorante di Giorgio Baldi

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114 W Channel Rd, Santa Monica, CA 90402-1104
+1 310-573-1660
Tue - Sun 18:00 - 22:00
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Los Angeles, California
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

the food is reasonable, the prices are absolutely absurd. Definitely you do not get the value for the price.

Thank ferrosario66
Los Angeles, California
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161 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were in and out rather quickly. The tables are packed so close together it nearly takes a shoe horn to squeeze you in. This also means that if you stretch you will be knocking over your neighbor’s wine glass. As for an intimate conversation, your experience will be more like that of a reality TV show... More 

Thank Alisa F
Los Angeles, California
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Giorgio is a restaurant that was great 20 years ago, and is even better today. The scene is fantastic and the restaurant is always filled with beautiful people. They have a great arrangement with The Shore Bar next door, and you can bring you cocktails to Giorgio with no problems. The food and service are as good as it gets.

Thank casa360
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401 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our meal here. The decor and the service were fine. The noise level is a bit high but conversation was still ok. The food was good but maybe not up to the prices.

Thank Chingachgook
Brookline, Massachusetts
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85 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

For authentic Italian food there is no better place than Giorgio Baldi. Service is friendly and helpful and the wine list is world class (go for individual glasses - better value). This is food the way it is prepared in Italy. Portions are modest and you leave not stuffed. I did not give 5 stars because it is extremely dark... More 

Thank calwinemd
Springfield, Illinois
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Most unique dining experience I have ever had. First let me say the service was excellent, the food was outstanding, the wine list expensive and the crowd was like none my wife and I had ever experienced. My wife and I were staying nearby at the Channel Inn B & B and found this place in the AE Departures magazine.... More 

Thank megmarc2
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We had a wonderful time here. The only reason I did not give 5 stars is because of the portion size of the pasta. The salads and soups were divine and sized perfectly. The pasta was absolutely amazing and that is why I was disappointed it wasn't a bigger portion. The atmosphere is quaint and charming. Our server was so... More 

Thank LoveToTravel0103
United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I reserved a table for two about a month ago to coincide with our travel plans in LA. Arrived tonight to find it closed. We even rang two days ago to confirm the booking and all was confirmed. People from next door told us that they were closed and that even they were surprised that it was closed. Was really... More 

Thank Emma_Loves_Sun
Key Biscayne, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

My wife and I are foodies and travel to LA twice a year and this is the top of our list. Have been going to this family restaurant for over twenty years. We order every pasta on the menu and share them each has its own distinct flavor and is cooked to perfection u can't miss order a few and... More 

Thank Richard S
Toronto, Canada
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113 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

My wife and I had an anniversary dinner here on a recommendation. You can tell that the locals love this restaurant. Northern italian food Tables a bit too close for my liking but the food was Great. Located not too far from malibu or Beverly Hills

Thank Rockrobbie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 W Channel Rd, Santa Monica, CA 90402-1104
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-573-1660

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?