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Monsieur Marcel

1260 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1308
+1 310-587-1166
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good50%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1260 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1308
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This placed looked so inviting as all the other places looked packed , the staff were great and quick to serve . The food was delicious and so much of it. Loved sitting outside watching the world go by and the prices were just excellent.

Thank Sirah2013
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Just did breakfast on a weekend morning and it is a reasonable, casual little place with tables outside on the 3rd St. Promenade. The french touch is authentic and their baked goods are terrific. They do nice Egg Benedict on a variety of beds; spinach,...More

Thank broshow
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Amazing french food and service ! Tuna tartare is the best I have ever tasted and french pastry "mille feuilles" delicious. the new French waiter is very nice ! I come back next week ! !! Thanks

Thank Erwann g
Reviewed 17 February 2018

We were looking for a place to eat dinner in Santa Monica's Third Street pedestrian mall for four adults and a baby. It was in the center of the street, opposite an Italian restaurant that seemed more expensive than we wanted to spend. M. Marcel's...More

Thank VeeLee4
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Monsieur Marcel's is a great spot for affordable French cuisine on the Third Street Promenade. It's a fun place to have dinner and people watch in downtown Santa Monica. The staff is courteous, professional and I was surprised that almost everyone who served us was...More

Thank unabashedly
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We just had a drink there because we did not feel very welcome. First of all, it's a weird location for a French deli restaurant, there is a tiny cabin (is the kitchen in there?) including bar and then tables and chairs - everything located...More

Thank Maximilian H
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

It was wonderful to sip a mimosa while the city bustled by. Service fast and courteous. We love coming to the 3rd Street Promenade

Thank TheresaBRN
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

As we strolled the streets of the promenade area this small Parisesque street cafe happened to be in the middle of happy hour. The ambience and service was spectacular as well as the feeling of being in my favorite place to visit (Paris). Great French...More

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We love to stop here for a meal- IT's a tiny outdoor restaurant that serves French / American items. And the friendly waitresses have a French accent/ no doubt speak French.

Thank E and C P
Reviewed 24 June 2017

The Monsieur Marcel, an "island" restaurant situated in the center of busy Santa Monica Promenade, offers exhilarating ambiance and delicious food. My wife savored the California Sandwich w/roasted turkey, gruyere, avocado, and tomato ($14.00) I feasted on the smoked salmon sandwich ($14.00); sides of green...More

Thank carriagehouse37
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1260 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1308
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-587-1166
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