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The Penthouse at the Huntley Hotel

1111 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5003
+1 310-393-8080
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (51 reviews)
“scallops” (19 reviews)
“cheese plate” (5 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1111 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5003
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Reviewed yesterday

We ate here for dinner and brunch during our stay at the Huntley and loved both meals. The views are spectacular, had a beach view during brunch and it was gorgeous. The food was great, no complaints. Seemed to be a really popular spot for...More

Thank JKepski
Reviewed 1 week ago

My cousin was in town and I wanted to take her and her friends to someplace special for dinner. The Penthouse came to mind for their lovely view and of course, the food. They have a menu that appeals to everyone, offering seafood as well...More

Thank Baffo1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can not say enough good things about this hotel! Originally wanted to stay one night & it was so amazing we stayed another! The staff was nothing short of amazing!!! We had breakfast one day at The Penthouse & had their amazing pancakes &...More

Thank gabbygarrison
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can debate the food. I found my salmon elegantly presented and tasty but on the small side. You can debate the service. I thought my waiter was excellent. You can debate the ambience. We were there for an early lunch and it was not...More

Thank GingerEB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has it all!!! The decor, the ambience, the views, beautiful crowd where you can wear anything you want from trainers and caps to a beautiful dress but most importantly the food here packs a punch!!!! We went last night took the children with...More

Thank Essextravellots
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took work colleagues to dinner at The Penthouse. The views are nice but we're quickly forgotten in the volume in the restaurant. A very loud place, certainly not a place for quiet conversation. The table setting were not the least bit conducive to conversation. The...More

Thank Stuart W
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This hotel penthouse has it all. Great views of the beach and Santa Monica, trendy happening place. The decor is cool. Table service I found was very good and food was tasty and well presented. Plenty going on here, always busy and lively.

Thank HonestHornet
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Stunning 270 degree views of Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Malibu and the Pacific Ocean make this the place to start off your day. The décor is elegant, white with splashes of grey. Some of the tables by the window are “cabana” style. Perfect spot for...More

Thank Emily P
Reviewed 28 July 2017

It is a nice restaurant on the top floor of the hotel with ocean views. The food is fine. The restaurant is a bit trendy and cool :)

Thank Samuel M
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant/bar has a great view. The staff is very professional and attentive. My wife and I enjoyed great cocktails with high end liquors in a beautiful and comfortable environment.

Thank SoonerSteve
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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Tracy P
7 September 2017|
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Response from 0505LiveLife2014 | Reviewed this property |
It's a relaxed upscale restaurant so smart casual is good. No jackets required. And it's located in California not Spain.
15 March 2017|
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Response from marcimmclean | Reviewed this property |
A good crowd but not packed.
Gene K
10 February 2016|
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Response from Robyn f | Reviewed this property |
I think the cocktails were around $15.00 each. You can go on the Huntley website and pull up all the menus...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$80
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1111 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5003
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-393-8080
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