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Ocean Ave Seafood - CLOSED

1401 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2106
+1 310-394-5669
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good30%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
24 May 2016
“Ocean Ave”
17 Nov 2015
“A meal to remember”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood
1401 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2106
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Reviewed 25 May 2016

Beautiful ambiance, however, the food was tasteless. The wait staff was nice enough but the food was less than edible. Do not order the fish and chips.

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 17 November 2015

The freshest seafood across the street from the nightlights of the Santa Monica pier. We went all out with a super salad, appetizers and crab. Oh we were in heaven. Crab cakes are divine, as are the mussels. Come hungry. Big portions and great service....More

Thank dreytuch
Reviewed 29 September 2014

This is one of the hippest places to hang out on Ocean Avenue. The best tables are at the front where the windows open upwards for your enjoyment of the ocean views during dinner. The valet parking is some of the quickest I have ever...More

1  Thank Maggie B
Reviewed 2 July 2014

We enjoyed the food. We ordered seafood which is what the restaurant is known for and it was very enjoyable. The portion sizes were also decent. We had a seat by the window and there was a nice breeze and it was fun to people...More

2  Thank Miss_Aky
Reviewed 4 June 2014

The ambiance is very nice, the food a little bit pricey but they have a great clam chowder. Good service and they validate valet parking. Nice place if you are around Santa Monica

2  Thank Z R
Reviewed 15 May 2014

Not as good as last time, but still better than the first visit. Ocean Ave Seafood is now The Water Grill, and although the downtown Los Angeles restaurant is still one of my favorites, this new version in Santa Monica lags quite a bit behind....More

2  Thank YMRob
Reviewed 27 March 2014

Walking down Ocean Avenue to our restaurant, now closed, we happened to see this inviting seafood restaurant with an open table by a window. Even a great menu with a cold, stuffy atmosphere or lousy, unattentive servers can ruin a dining experience. Not here, this...More

Thank RikiUSA
Reviewed 26 February 2014

This restaurant was great. Loved the drinks. I had the scallops and they were cooked to perfection. But the oysters were amazing, huge and taste. I def would go back and highly recommend this place. The view was great as well the Santa Monica pier.

1  Thank Hrdinvest
Reviewed 22 January 2014

Nicely located with the Ocean view, friendly staff, and good atmosphere really beautiful place. But, as one of the reviewer commented and I agree ‘Average rating due to the price’ the food in my opinion was nothing special for that amount of money you expect...More

Thank Teresa_katarzyna
Reviewed 14 January 2014

We had lunch and cocktails. Wonderful ambiance, great grilled octopus, excellent entrees. Excellent service.

Thank id72
Santa Monica
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Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$31 - US$80
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 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 - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2106
    (Santa Monica Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-394-5669
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