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1104 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2012
+1 310-395-0881
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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French, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1104 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2012
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited twice within same month to make sure the 1st disappointing experience wasn’t a fluke. First was party of 4, and next was with 3. Both times had the 4 course as that had the most available choices. Whenever there were multiple bites within a...More

Thank o2mpx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only three menu choices: 4 course selection $135, 7 course selection $165 and 10 course selection $195. Options in 4 course limited unless pay supplement of $15 plus dollars. French restaurants are not to rush, but it took way too long between courses. Waiter appeared...More

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a classic French restaurant with California edges. The food is impeccable. The presentations Amazing. Attention to detail above reproach. Everything about this place exudes class and elegance But you pay for it. It is not not only inexpensive. It is VERY EXPENSIVE and...More

Thank Jerry P
Reviewed 1 September 2017

First really “fancy” restaurant experience in LA. Done fancy in other cities, just not in the LA area before now. Have to say I enjoyed it! This was a nice place. I recommend. Lots of staff, service is quite good. The bread options aren’t my...More

1  Thank tb911
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Had a dinner presentation here. The restaurant does not have a sign that's easily distinguishable. The location is more of your landmark to know where it is since it is in the the corner of Wiltshire and 11th. The salad dressing they used was the...More

Thank franz71
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely meal at Melisse. We chose the 4 course meal but upgraded for the Truffle Egg and for the Japanese Wagyu Beef. The service was great and the wine suggestion fantastic. The atmosphere was quiet but very comfortable. The bread was impossible...More

Thank heidithehood
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I'm serious:) so perfect 👌 it was a symphony of 12 courses and wines... unforgettable and absolutely brilliant kitchen and service ! Maestro himself went out of kitchen for a while..

Thank Botanicus S
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

My wife booked for my 60 birthday celebration- it was brilliant. We had a table for 6 and all took the four course chefs special with a wine choice from the sommelier. The food was exceptional and the advice on the wine " on the...More

Thank thecoopersCheshireUK
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We went for dine LA. The place is small, holds 12-15 tables. Do not sit near the window it gets hot in the summer. We sat down and found my plate to be dirty. It took them awhile to give me clean dishes. The person...More

Thank Fannie W
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We reserve this restaurants for the top celebrations in our life, and then it is worth every dollar, every decadent morsel they serve you. Dining at the Melisse will stand out in your memory as one of the best culinary experiences of your life.

Thank andreapetzi
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
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Nearby Attractions
Santa Monica Public Library
124 reviews
.66 km away
Santa Monica History Museum
20 reviews
.61 km away
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.82 km away
The Performing Arts Center Santa Monica College
8 reviews
.23 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1104 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2012
    (11th Street and Wilshire Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-395-0881
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