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1360 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1310
+1 310-319-1985
11:30 - 22:30
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68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Simple, straightforward restaurant with good service, reasonable prices, and a full menu of Italian dinner options, including very good pasta and more substantial dinner entrees. I now know that if/when I return to Santa Monica, I can find a good, predictable dinner without searching.

Thank Transatlantic2012
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Trastevere, looks better than it is by far, service was fine, courteous and efficient. The food was no better than average and typically oversized portions. Like many restaurants, I'd suggest trying quality over quantity. You might be surprised. There must be better options in the area with plenty of restaurants lining the streets around the 3rd Street Promenade .

Thank Gary H
Santa Monica, CA
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167 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Had a very good dinner at Trastevere the other night after seeing a movie....very pleasant surroundings. Good Service. Enjoyed one glass of pinot noir, one Caesar salad, one pizza capricciosa, one pescatora spaghetti, and one soup of the day. Each item was good Bill was about $77 for the three of us.

Thank Love vacation time
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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110 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

So the good first, service was great, the food well, the butchers board was ok, but the mains, just terrible, The seafood soup terrible and literally the worse chicken parmigiana I have ever seen served up in my life, everything was drowned in garlic to season it and to finish a coffee, again terrible, an Italian restaurant who can't make... More 

Thank Suzie R
Los Angeles, California
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142 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Wow! Can't describe how bad it was. The pasta was way overcooked. The spaghetti with meatballs was literally just it. Nothing else. Almost no sauce or cheese. The worse thing about it was the price. It was way too expensive for what it was. Maybe if it was cheaper I wouldn't expect much, but this was just unacceptable.

Thank Ewa M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Place had a nice Italian restaurant vibe. Drinks, bread (with tapenade dip) and appetizers were great. Go with something different on the menu. Penne ala vodka with chicken was the best thing we ordered.

Thank tfmjr
Newark, Delaware USA
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291 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

We stopped by for lunch while on the 3rd St Promenade and were no disappointed. The service was prompt and not too friendly. The lunch menu had a nice selection of pastas and pizzas. The wine menu was a little limited but adequate and not too pricey. I had a very good pizza and my wife and daughter each had... More 

Thank Stephen D
Rugeley, United Kingdom
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346 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Very disappointing meal. Restaurant was cold outside felt warmer outside due to patio heaters . We never took our coats off. We ordered a bottle of wine and minestrone soup which was very tasty . We shared a pasta main course . It came on a cold plate we asked for 2 plates as we were sharing the 2 plates... More 

Thank sue j
St. John's, Canada
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 November 2016

There were 5 of us for dinner and not one of the ordered dishes was satisfactory. Tomato sauce was cloying, totally lacking in subtlety or freshness of flavour.

Thank Barbara D
Os Municipality, Norway
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The food was ok, the service was not the best, we sat outside overlooking 3rd street, so overall a good experience

Thank Brede L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Italian, Pizza, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1360 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1310
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-319-1985

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

Staying in Santa Monica

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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 coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
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