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The Dining Room at Shangri-La

1301 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1019
+1 310-394-2791
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“sliders” (2 reviews)
“tuna” (2 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
American, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
1301 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1019
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

The food is ok, but the service is pitiful. At weekends it is so busy with people trying to gain access to the rooftop bar.

Thank AT1
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Clean and well presented. Seating not that comfortable not accessible . Food well presented but limited menu.

Thank Sheila R
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We ate breakfast several mornings while staying at the Shangri-la. Their dining room is wonderfully retro and the food is excellent. The service is very attentive without being obtrusive: they go out of their way to ensure you have a good meal.

Thank VMBinExile
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Well, we decided to visit this cute hotel dining room for Christmas dinner based on availability and quaint location on the beach. Bottom line....horrible experience. When we arrived the hostess indicated the restaurant was full, and we were on a waiting list. No problem as...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

great place for a good meal in santa monica! Interior is a little dark but thanks to candles it's still a warm place! choice of the menue is good and the food exquisite! can recommend the tuna with wasabi mashed patatoes - just fantastic! the...More

Thank Sibylle B
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Note this is for the Annex on the rooftop: Great location to see the sunset. Absolutely beautiful view. Food was very yummy! Sliders were large in size. Hummus try was big enough to share and delicious! Drink options were great, and drinks were made strong....More

Thank JessT388
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Open window views of Palisades Park and the Ocean. Located on Ocean Avenue in the iconic Shangrila Hotel the atmosphere is relaxing and low key. We, always, get the Kobe burgers on a brioche bun with grilled onions and smokey bacon. The fries; crispy on...More

Thank James D
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Only a couple blocks away from the busy promenade streets we found this quiet oasis. It was nice to get away from the bustling crowd, we sat next to the large windows over looking the pacific and Santa Monica pier. Their breakfast menu is limited...More

1  Thank Lillian A
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The service was not very good and the meal was average. We had to ask fo a menu and it seemed as if we were bothering the staff. It took a while to get our food and when it arrived the flatbread was so so...More

Thank Shelli G
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

They look amazing. Kids thought it great. They tasted OK as well. Kids luved the pancakes. We were staying in the hotel so very convenient.

Thank Jane M
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1301 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1019
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-394-2791
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