Valentino Italian Restaurant
3115 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405
I've always seen this place when I've driven down Pico. It doesn't look like much from the street, but when you turn in to the parking lot its full of high end cars and the entrance to the restaurant is beautiful. We had a reservation for the weekend, but it didn't look like we needed one. We were promptly seated. The service was outstanding. The best waitstaff. Everyone was very attentive to us. The wine list was a huge book, but the waiter was kind enough to pick us out a bottle. The food was fantastic. My boyfriend is a huge Italian food lover, and was overly impressed with his veal. We can't wait to go back!
811 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017
I was there a couple of weekends ago for a friends birthday bash. The venue is beautiful inside with some awesome views. There is a huge dance floor, but your ticket in the door is a VIP table. There is always a long line outside and the doormen are really strict about the list. We had 3 check points to go through. But once inside the crowd was really diverse, but it seemed like most people were there with big groups of friends, not a mingling type of place. Its definately worth checking out the views.
2020 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403
I went there this past Friday night. To my surprise it was 80s night. People were all dressed up in their neon colors, head bands and Madonna gear, but while I wasn't dressed in my 80s get up I still had a great time. A 80s cover band came on to play at 11p and were awesome. The venue itself has a great set up with a large dance floor, VIP tables you can reserve and a back room you can rent for private parties. The crowd was great. Only downfall was the crappy bartender at the front bar who seemed to forget how to make some drinks and the drinks were really weak.
Yang Teresa K DDS
1510 10th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Dr Yang has a beautiful new office in Santa Monica, with parking!!! Dr Yang is a great dentist who takes the extra time with her patients. She is doing my veneers and has walked me through the whole process, carefully explaining everything she is going to do before she does it, and always checking to make sure I was comfortable. I interviewed several dentists about having veneers done and she was the only one that gave me her honest professional opinion. I highly recommend her, you won't be sorry!
Rustic Canyon Wine Bar
1119 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401
I went there for dinner this past weekend with my boyfriend. I'd be anxious to take him here b/c I hear the food was great. We had a reservation, and unlike all the other reviews we were promptly seated. The food was average. Wasn't that impressed with the menu. The wine list also wasn't very impressive, considering it is a wine bar. The service was fair. Our waitress just wasn't very friendly. Overall it was just average. I would go back, but not any time soon. There are other places I'd sooner go back to.
101 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401
I've been here midweek for a drink and its a great atmosphere. You can have a drink on the outside patio by the firepit or sit inside at the bar. The weekends get more crowded, almost too crowded. Just had drinks here, never tried their food before, but I've been told they have some good deals for happy hour.
1447 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Went here for breakfast on a Sunday. I had walked by this place several times and never noticed it until my friend took me here. We only had to wait about 15 mins. The place looks like it greats crowded, so I'd expect to wait. They have a big menu. The lunch items looked great too, but I ordered an omlette and loved it. The portions were huge. I will definately go back.