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Guidebook for Santa Monica

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Guidebook for Santa Monica

Food Scene
Great food, fun vibe, downtown, busy and cool. For a closer restaurant by the same owners and a bit quieter but again a nice vibe go to Ingo's is at Wilshire and Euclid (13th )
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The Misfit Restaurant + Bar
225 Santa Monica Blvd
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Great food, fun vibe, downtown, busy and cool. For a closer restaurant by the same owners and a bit quieter but again a nice vibe go to Ingo's is at Wilshire and Euclid (13th )
Fig at five pm (reservations) is in an Iconic hotel but from 5-6pm it's the place for half price happy hour...truly one of the best ever. Food and drink, much of the menu is HALF PRICE!
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FIG - Santa Monica
101 Wilshire Boulevard
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Fig at five pm (reservations) is in an Iconic hotel but from 5-6pm it's the place for half price happy hour...truly one of the best ever. Food and drink, much of the menu is HALF PRICE!
These restauranteurs have many places in Santa Monica; start here at this Asian Fusian one and work yourself around to the others. Also right next door to their wine bar and Italian food if that's your mood.
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Cassia
1314 7th St
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These restauranteurs have many places in Santa Monica; start here at this Asian Fusian one and work yourself around to the others. Also right next door to their wine bar and Italian food if that's your mood.
Best view ever; top of a fabulous boutique hotel with amazing iconic views! Eat dinner if you can or at least have a drink.
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The Penthouse
1111 2nd St
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Best view ever; top of a fabulous boutique hotel with amazing iconic views! Eat dinner if you can or at least have a drink.
Iconic location and the best beach access with services. Any time of the year......right along ocean front walk. AND right next door to Santa Monica PUBLIC pool on the sand! Imagine! Oh and for some Hollywood/LA/Santa Monica history check out the famous house right next door.....: 0 let's make it a surprise - open to the public.
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Back on the Beach Cafe
445 Pacific Coast Highway
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Iconic location and the best beach access with services. Any time of the year......right along ocean front walk. AND right next door to Santa Monica PUBLIC pool on the sand! Imagine! Oh and for some Hollywood/LA/Santa Monica history check out the famous house right next door.....: 0 let's make it a surprise - open to the public.
Really great vibe; great coffee and bites; amazing location.
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Bardonna
1601 Montana Ave
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Really great vibe; great coffee and bites; amazing location.
Locals love it; come early or late or expect to wait.
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Fritto Misto
601 Colorado Avenue
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Locals love it; come early or late or expect to wait.
Love Ingo's - best staff, yummy everything, jazz on Saturday...yet very neighborhoody....
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Ingo's Tasty Diner
1213 Wilshire Boulevard
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Love Ingo's - best staff, yummy everything, jazz on Saturday...yet very neighborhoody....
Amazing !! Busy!!! Wow!!! In Venice - visit Abbot Kinney for shopping!!
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Gjelina
1429 Abbot Kinney Blvd
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Amazing !! Busy!!! Wow!!! In Venice - visit Abbot Kinney for shopping!!
Yes!! Go!! Make res or be patient something will open up - they might ask you what’s up at the door, as they seem to want to have a door scene… Just tell them you have friends in the bar or you’re waiting for something to open up...
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Elephante
1332 2nd St
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Yes!! Go!! Make res or be patient something will open up - they might ask you what’s up at the door, as they seem to want to have a door scene… Just tell them you have friends in the bar or you’re waiting for something to open up...
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Elephante
1332 2nd St
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Arts & Culture
Oh just amazing. Make same day reservations and I do believe same day parking is available at both Getty Museums for just the price of one. The Getty Center Museum is about fifteen minutes away and both are tremendous.
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The Getty Villa
17985 Pacific Coast Highway
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Oh just amazing. Make same day reservations and I do believe same day parking is available at both Getty Museums for just the price of one. The Getty Center Museum is about fifteen minutes away and both are tremendous.
Essentials
Whole foods is fab at 22nd and Wilshire.
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Whole Foods Market
2201 Wilshire Boulevard
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Whole foods is fab at 22nd and Wilshire.
My favorite shopping grocery store. It's all organic. Juices and salad bar.....close at 16th and Broadway.
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Co-opportunity
1525 Broadway
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My favorite shopping grocery store. It's all organic. Juices and salad bar.....close at 16th and Broadway.
Food scene
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Elephante
1332 2nd St
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Gorgeousness in design; iconic off the lobby bar and restaurant and amazing roof top scene - ask employee to use his key card to get you up to the rooftop - that’s how they do it...
Santa Monica Proper Hotel
700 Wilshire Boulevard
Gorgeousness in design; iconic off the lobby bar and restaurant and amazing roof top scene - ask employee to use his key card to get you up to the rooftop - that’s how they do it...