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Rae's Restaurant

2901 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405-2001
+1 310-828-7937
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (2 reviews)
“burger” (2 reviews)
“comfort food” (2 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 16:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Diner
PRICE
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LOCATION
2901 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405-2001
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have a love of 1950's era coffee shops and Rae's fits the bill. I am transported to a time when life was simpler. Rae's accepts cash only. No credit cards are allowed plain and simple. Rae's meal prices are very reasonable and not over...More

Thank Ginger T
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We stop here every time we go to LA. We only go for breakfast, but it is a great breakfast. Many films have been made here including the Lords of Dogtown--can still think about Heath Ledger in the back booth.

Thank cathi r
Reviewed 19 March 2017

the biggest banana split i have ever seen, and the shakes/malts were fabulous. real comfort food at its best and a great price. please don't ever shut ir sell out.

Thank jimbobsq
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

On our holiday from Scotland we visited here, totally love this place, great atmosphere, friendly staff, great food and great price, if you haven't been here already then you really need to go !!

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Great service, very inexpensive meals, really tasty meals. We dined here last week after being impressed with Rae's when we were in Santa Monica in September 2016. Waffles are fabulous as are the omelette breakfasts. Meals are of a generous size. Coffee is good and...More

Thank Lynda_e_Miller
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

I was traveling and found the true Las Angeles diner at Rae's. Great service and food. I ordered the crispy waffle and loved it. On the way out I noticed that all the other dishes looked delicious. Wish I lived in Santa Monica. I would...More

Thank Telstar72
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Our son took us to have a "good" Rae's Diner experience. Unfortunately, didn't get a chance to try the food. When we walked in, the older woman at the register curtly told him "there isn't any room." That was it. No instruction as to how...More

Thank Helen G
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Cash.........allows you to pick from a large variety of menu items. great for breakfast. Nosiy with fun groups of families, couples, etc..........all enjoying the homey atmosphere. Good and effiecient service!

Thank FranChasen
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great service, friendly, attentive. The food was really good, I loved the strawberry waffles I had! Coffee cups refilled regularly. Extremely good value!

Thank Lynda_e_Miller
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Read about Rae's on trip advisor so decided to pop for lunch as close to our hotel and really pleased we stopped by. Felt like we had walked back in time. Classic retro joint used in many a film...photos on the walls of movie shots....More

Thank Jayne1904
Nearby
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
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 16:00
Monday
06:30 - 16:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 16:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 16:00
Thursday
06:30 - 16:00
Friday
06:30 - 16:00
Saturday
06:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2901 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405-2001
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-828-7937
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