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Noma

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Santa Monica
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2031 Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90403
+1 310-453-4848
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Today
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 22:30
Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Santa Monica, California
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122 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had sushi here for dinner and it was delicious. We also had the sesame chicken salad and it was very tasty. I should also note that they did not skimp on the chicken within the salad. If you order the sushi, we highly recommend the yellowtail. The waiter was also very attentive and pleasant. So if you are in... More 

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Thank vincemc
Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This restaurant has amazing sushi rolls and bonita boxes. If your with people who don't like sushi they too can have an amazing meal. My favorite is the rice cakes with spicy tuna.

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Thank Lori C
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Excellent and consistent food and fairly fast service. The only draw back is that it is dark inside which is not always ideal for a bright sunny day. I go back over and over for the food.

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Thank JKLS333
Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

The outside of this restaurant looks uninviting but the food was exceptional, so fresh. We really enjoyed our meals.

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Thank zaponaus
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Friendly & helpful service. Dish recommendation: chirashi sushi. Only downside was that salmon had a bit more fat that usual.

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Thank TazZz K
Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

I've been to Noma a few times and have enjoyed each and every visit. It's a casual, convenient neighborhood restaurant that hits the spot. Onsite parking is free, but is limited and can be tricky. There's also metered street parking, or you can walk up the block and park gratis. No valet is available. The service has always been good,... More 

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Thank EML56
Los Angeles, CA
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394 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

Enjoyed the miso soup, cucumber salad, and baked black cod; other people liked the udon and tempura, sushi, tofu salad, tempura and sushi. Good beer and service.

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Thank DeborahandAndy
Los Angeles, California
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66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015

We went for a late lunch on Mothers Day. The restaurant was fine. Service okay. Nothing about the place stood out as above average to me. Spicy tuna over crispy rice and Shrimp /vegetable tempura were adequate. I would go there again if convenient, but would not plan an evening around it.

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Thank Cindy S
Zurich, Switzerland
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154 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015

I have been to Noma many times over the years. Excellent sushi, but a bit overpriced. The blue crab hand roll was excellent. They forgot to bring my soup starter, but the quality of the sushi made up for it. Would return.

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Thank Tommy087
Los Angeles, California, United States
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124 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2015

This is a family-owned restaurant with the same menu for decades. The parking lot is small, but there is valet parking on weekend evenings. If you like traditional Japanese cuisine, this is the place to go. Crispy cucumber salad, simple miso soup which isn't too salty, clean and fresh sushi. The udon soup bowls are huge, enough to share for... More 

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Thank RabbiWendy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$20
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2031 Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90403
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-453-4848

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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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