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La Vecchia Cucina

2654 Main St, Ste D, Santa Monica, CA 90405-4066
+1 310-399-7979
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (48 reviews)
“farfalle” (5 reviews)
“warm bread” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2654 Main St, Ste D, Santa Monica, CA 90405-4066
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a long road trip we found this restaurant for my wife’s birthday. The ambiance, service and the food was very good. I don’t believe you will be disappointed. It was a delight for us.

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't have a reservation but walked in on Saturday night. The maitre d was delightful, he told us to wait at the bar and after 15 mins or so he found us a table. Service was excellent, the bread (ciabatta and freshly baked) with...More

Thank blackcornish1964
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with 3 friends - all soccer mums to catch up on news and share stories of sideline gossip etc! Sadly acoustics in the restaurant were terrible as was lighting. With very dark decor - the whole place was quite drab and stuck in...More

Thank lucygB449SW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there for our final dinner in Santa Monica and we were very pleased with what we got. Good selection of food and wine, observant service and nice interior, We can strongly recommend this place - be prepared for a somewhat noicy experience

Thank chrilles-zibrandt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant our last night in LA. The carbonara was very good, and the pizza was excellent. Good service and nice surroundings.

Thank Krisatla
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far the best Italian I've had. Ordered the bruschetta and buccatini al amatriciana. Both dishes FULL of favour and pasta cooked to perfection and super fresh. HIGHY RECOMMEND.

Thank Tess M
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

My family and I came here after spending some time at the beach. It was soooo good. We shared an appetizer of fried calamari and it was perfect moist and tender with excellent crunch. The wine selections were abundant. The bar was beautiful. For dinner...More

Thank Kate4fun
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised with this restaurant. I actually felt under dressed for the first time in LA! Amazing food, huge portions. Great service. Highly recommend

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Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Was tired of researching restaurants so just picked this one randomly from a map. Got there and the service was great. The food was amazing and not at all expensive. Me and my friend both had appetizers, main course and dessert and the total bill...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

This is my favorite place for the last 22 years! The food is so delicious and healthy! The management are so friendly and accommodating. The staff are professional and friendly.

Thank Nasser E
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$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2654 Main St, Ste D, Santa Monica, CA 90405-4066
    (Ocean Park)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-399-7979
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