We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Stop'n Cafe

1237 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1307
+1 310-395-1932
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“gyro” (5 reviews)
“pita bread” (3 reviews)
“lamb” (5 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Mediterranean, Greek, American
$$ - $$$
1237 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1307
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (55)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I was dying to have a good Gyro,so we said let's give Stop'n Cafe a shot!! I had the so called meat and Lamb gyro.My wife had the chicken gyro. Her chicken was dry and hard but my meat and lamb was good.The pita bread...More

Thank staten86508
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Ok, tasty food with friendly and quick service. Located at 3rd st promenade at Santa Monica. Worth to visit.

Thank mmikko
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Great Greek food but appalling service. Mains came when we were only halfway thru the starter and then the waitress tried to deliver the mains before clearing the dirty starter plates away. Some training needed.

Thank roggiesdad
Reviewed 17 September 2016

My wife and i were looking around Santa Monica for a restaurant different from the many same old bland places , when we came across The Stop'n Cafe , it turned out to be a good choice, the welcome, service and quality of the food...More

Thank WeloveSpain50
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This little gem has amazing cuisine. It is a BYOB so pick up a bottle of wine or two sit outside and people watch. You will have a fantastic meal and have the ability to enjoy tourists from many different countries walk by. Good prices...More

Thank jeromer24
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a pleasant meal at a small Greek restaurant on the 3rd street promenade. We had the mezze for a starter, which was divine and enough to be shared by the four of us. The meal was authentic and the service was good. Only surprise...More

Thank Bokkiwinz
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

We were greeted by a friendly face, asked if we wanted a seat inside or out & drinks orders quickly taken. We both ordered omelettes which came with hash browns or fruit and toast of our choice - and which were delicious!! Great food &...More

Thank 1uv2travel
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed my meal here. Was looking for a late night gluten free meal and popped in here. We had souvlaki kebabs, salad and rice. Pleasant service.

Thank Marie_Mcr
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

The pita was very good, but the gyro meat was not warm. For $3 I upgraded from salad to the baba ganoush; it was not as thick as I like. I will not return.

Thank AmeliaAirheart
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

I went here with my family in celebration of my cousins birthday. We ordered the meza and saganaki for an appetizers. They were pretty good except for the babaganoush which tasted a little weird to me but my family seemed to like it. We ordered...More

Thank Pooja S
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
Nearby Restaurants
Sloan’s Ice Cream
11 reviews
.13 km away
Tender Greens
297 reviews
.12 km away
Burger Lounge
159 reviews
.09 km away
65 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby Attractions
Third Street Promenade
5,086 reviews
.29 km away
Ocean Avenue
564 reviews
.25 km away
Montana Avenue
287 reviews
.27 km away
Santa Monica Playhouse
15 reviews
.17 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Stop'n Cafe staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1237 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1307
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-395-1932
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing