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Il Ristorante di Giorgio Baldi

114 W Channel Rd, Santa Monica, CA 90402-1104
+1 310-573-1660
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (18 reviews)
“agnolotti” (3 reviews)
“truffles” (7 reviews)
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114 W Channel Rd, Santa Monica, CA 90402-1104
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We finally made it to the famous local Italian restaurant loved by all and it did not disappoint! The crowded main room was lively, dim lit and smelled of heaven. Great wine selection and I cannot recommend their sweet corn ravioli enough. The meatballs were...More

1  Thank Leah J
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

It was packed once we got there, we had to wait a bit to get seated, but it was worth it. We had octopus Carpaccio, Bolognese, Spaghetti with Bottarga and Branzino, the flavors were great, like something you can taste while traveling overseas, really authentic...More

Thank Alexiacobelli
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Charged $40 + tax for 2 small glasses of, (not very good), House Chardonnay. Yes, that's right I did say forty dollars... a total rip off. The restaurant is very dimly lit. Now, I like a candlelit dinner as much as the next person but...More

Thank tykesreview
Reviewed 6 May 2017

I wish I had known about gb earlier as I had spent a summer in Malibu and never came across it. If I had, I would have been a regular. Small place with tight tables which is perfect. food was ridiculously good - everything. I...More

Thank RR22RR
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We ate here during a event stay in Santa Monica. It was recommended by the bed and breakfast were we stayed, a quick short walk away. My wife and I shared the following: lobster ravioli; spinach pasta; baked asparagus a grautin. Everything was delicious. The...More

Thank azact3
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Enjoyed a fabulous dinner here. Delicious food. Unpretentious. The wait staff was awesome. My husband wanted Arrabiatta sauce and it wasn't on the, menu but they made it for him anyway. Don't miss the Tiramisu.

Thank buytravelnotstuff
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite and most expensive go to restaurants. You NEED reservations it's a small place with great Good and terrible uncomfortable chairs! It's a locals place And the food is authentic.

Thank CheeryFoodCritic
Reviewed 18 January 2017

the food is reasonable, the prices are absolutely absurd. Definitely you do not get the value for the price.

Thank ferrosario66
Reviewed 9 January 2017

My husband and I were in and out rather quickly. The tables are packed so close together it nearly takes a shoe horn to squeeze you in. This also means that if you stretch you will be knocking over your neighbor’s wine glass. As for...More

Thank Alisa F
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Giorgio is a restaurant that was great 20 years ago, and is even better today. The scene is fantastic and the restaurant is always filled with beautiful people. They have a great arrangement with The Shore Bar next door, and you can bring you cocktails...More

Thank casa360
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 W Channel Rd, Santa Monica, CA 90402-1104
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-573-1660
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