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La Vecchia Cucina

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Santa Monica
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2654 Main St, Ste D, Santa Monica, CA 90405-4066 (Ocean Park)
+1 310-399-7979
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:30 - 15:00
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely restaurant, very busy and bustling! Great choice and variety of food on the menu, nice staff.

Thank amandarI7140LH
Boulder, Colorado
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43 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had a lovely experience here from beginning to end. Started the meal with a delicious habanero margarita and salad. My Mom and I both ordered a salad and the server let us know they were big, so we opted to share one. I really appreciated that he gave us the heads up since it was huge! The warm bread... More 

Thank LizWhite24
boston, ma
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends made a reservation and I was thrilled because it had been recommended by Ken at the Sea Shore Motel and was across the street - It has a bar that serves food which makes it easy to eat solo!

Thank SoloTraveler627
Boston, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinner at La Vecchia Cuisine was excellent. Decor was lovely and the place is very inviting. Our party of 5 all had different dishes and we all enjoyed them. Some of our party have food allergies and constraints and these were dealt with professionally and without can problems. They have gluten free pasta. This really helped make the evening go... More 

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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped at La Vecchia Cucina for evening dinner with no table reservation and we were very very pleased. Excellent surroundings with a fabulous laid back casual feel. The staff were very pleasant - especially Serena who served our table. The food was of a very high standard and really tasty, portions a good size. I would definitely recommend the... More 

Thank h4r16464
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We randomly booked this restaurant on open table because it was close to our hotel. We booked for 730 on a Sunday night. When we arrived the place was packed! Our table was slow to free up and we had to wait about fifteen minutes until about 745. However he host made sure we were comfortably seated at the bar... More 

Thank VancouverFrank101
New York, New York, United States
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136 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

La Vecchia is a first class restaurant that serves Italian food properly presented. The dishes are tasty and the portions are substantial. The staff is as friendly and efficient as you could hope for. A good meal seems assured.

Thank Charles M
Orange Park, Florida
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74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We stopped in for lunch to La Vecchia Cucina and were very pleased. Very nicely-sized portions for lunch and quality that leaves you wanting to come back for dinner. Our servers, Saul and Gabriel, were knowledgeable and efficient.

Thank jmclmc
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Looks like something from the Godfather ..... Good pasta excellent wines and fast service. Reasonably priced and worth a visit if you're feeling like some pasta.

Thank Vilma B
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110 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We loved everything about starting with friendly service. The pasta is outstanding and so is the salad. Restaurant staff is very friendly with nice decor. Good wine list too. We recommend this restaurant.

Thank Alfredomartin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2654 Main St, Ste D, Santa Monica, CA 90405-4066
    (Ocean Park)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-399-7979

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

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