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1104 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2012
+1 310-395-0881
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“tasting menu” (31 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (16 reviews)
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French, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1104 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2012
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went back for biz dinner. Thank God not on my credit card. Still over-priced and after a 20% tip, they still have the nerve to add 3% without your consent.

Thank lawyercef
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The right place to celebrate important occasions. The amazing creativity of the chef and his crew is outstanding. We enjoyed every amuse-bouche, every appetizer and entree. The service is outstanding as well.We will be back!

Thank tcclemwil
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had our Valentine’s Day dinner here. The room was setup well with ample space between tables, allowing all couples to feel special and not crowded. Our server forgot our amuse bouche but served it between the second and third course, after we asked about...More

Thank Jrryo
Reviewed 4 February 2018

I was travelling to Santa Monica for business, and my trip coincided with my birthday. I wanted to treat myself to a nice dinner. I ended up enjoying the most incredible dining experience I've ever had! The restaurant is elegant without feeling stuffy. The service...More

Thank melissajazz
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

We keep going to Melisse to celebrate our important occasions, and the menu is always changing, so it is to be expected that sometimes a different take on a dish doesn’t achieve perfection. We ordered the 7 course dinner. I did not like the grapefruit...More

Thank VWellsB
Reviewed 1 January 2018

This probably would be surmise as a place for people who are looking to have a great dining experience. Not only the decor and ambiance match with the price they are setting. You would have to understand this is a major posh kinda place. Not...More

Thank Rightwaytoeat
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Great experience! We had the 7 course meal, and each plate was so delish; a work of culinary art! The have around 13 chefs, and each dish is served by the chef who prepares it. They tell you what it contains and how to eat...More

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Visited twice within same month to make sure the 1st disappointing experience wasn’t a fluke. First was party of 4, and next was with 3. Both times had the 4 course as that had the most available choices. Whenever there were multiple bites within a...More

1  Thank o2mpx
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Only three menu choices: 4 course selection $135, 7 course selection $165 and 10 course selection $195. Options in 4 course limited unless pay supplement of $15 plus dollars. French restaurants are not to rush, but it took way too long between courses. Waiter appeared...More

1  Thank Ed S
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

This is a classic French restaurant with California edges. The food is impeccable. The presentations Amazing. Attention to detail above reproach. Everything about this place exudes class and elegance But you pay for it. It is not not only inexpensive. It is VERY EXPENSIVE and...More

Thank Jerry P
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6 March 2018|
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Response from Christine S | Reviewed this property |
Ronjill, This is an excellent restaurant to celebrate your wife’s birthday. You must make reservations in advance. They will need a cc to hold you reservation. They have different tasting menus and wine pairing too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:45 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1104 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2012
    (11th Street and Wilshire Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-395-0881
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