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Ocean & Vine

1700 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3214
+1 310-576-3180
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“scallops” (3 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1700 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3214
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

I was anticipating a lot of people at the restaurant for a Saturday brunch but there were only a few tables occupied. We had a table on the upper level, which provided a nice view of Santa Monica beach but that was the only good...More

Thank BayAreaTraveler6338
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

I don’t give many five stars for breakfasts; however, this one was perfection! I had the California Scramble with eggs mixed with lox, onion, and cream cheese with roasted tomatoes on the side. For drink I had fresh squeezed orange grapefruit juice. This is high...More

Thank jonathb5
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We had Christmas brunch as we were given a gift to go here. Since we wanted a buffet brunch and this seemed to be the only one in the area we were excited to go. The setting was beautiful overlooking the Santa Monica pier and...More

Thank rarphan2m
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Went for breakfast and the restaurant was not that busy but they had lots of bookings for brunch later and the kitchen just could not cope Food was very good but waited an hour for the meal after ordering. Waiters and managers were very attentive...More

Thank mike f
Derek H, Manager at Ocean & Vine, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

Hi Mike, Thank you for dining at Ocean & Vine and my sincere apologies for the extended wait time. I promise you this is not the norm and hope you will come back and give us another try next time you visit. Thanks!

Reviewed 13 December 2017

we had breakfast here one morning the waffles were luke warm at best and the butter was so cold would not even melt the eggs benedict that the front desk raves about were just ok very high priced better off walking or driving down to...More

Thank sum065
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Not sure anyone saw me, but I enjoyed the people watching. I nursed one drink for almost two hours. Beautiful spot on a beautiful day.

Thank luraysal
Derek H, Director of Food & Beverage at Ocean & Vine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Happy to hear you enjoyed the restaurant! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 9 August 2017

The restaurant has lovely sea views and offers seating both inside and outside. Our party had the blackened tuna and scallops which were both excellent. The service was very good and attentive. The wines by the glass are way over priced but other we enjoyed...More

Thank Muri F
Derek H, Director of Food & Beverage at Ocean & Vine, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you for your review Muri, we are happy to hear you enjoyed the new menu and the service in the restaurant. Thank you for dining with us, we truly appreciate the business!

Reviewed 29 March 2017

Wonderful breakfast with an amazing view of the beach. The food and service was excellent just don't stay at the hotel!

Thank Katherine O
Derek H, Director of Food & Beverage at Ocean & Vine, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Thank you Katherine! We appreciate the great feedback and hope to have you back for breakfast again soon!

Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Lowes Hotel on vacation and had breakfast twice here. Service was friendly and prompt. Coffee was served quickly. The food was very good. Recommend the traditional eggs Benedict and for sure the home granola yogurt dish. Prices are reasonable.

Thank AlfredoMartin
Derek H, Director of Food & Beverage at Ocean & Vine, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Thank you for the great feedback Alfredo! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 3 January 2017

i enjoyed the food at the restaurant and the staff was extremely helpful. I liked the views of the beach but i did not find the restaurant to be cozy. I wish they would remodel this restaurant to make it more inviting. The mussels in...More

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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$80
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1700 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3214 (Formerly Lavande)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-576-3180
Enjoy Santa Monica at its best at Ocean & Vine where breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and Santa Monica Pier are just the beginning. Chef Keith Roberts creates contemporary California coastal cuisine from the freshest Farmers’ Market fruits and vegetables, artisan cheeses and locally-caught seafood. Offering every element of the perfect dining experience, regardless of time of day, lunch features seasonal salads, sandwiches, fish tacos and all the classic comforts. In the evening, dine fireside or out on the beautiful spacious patio while enjoying a glass of wine expertly paired with Chef Roberts’ seasonal specialties, including Lobster Pop Tart, Maple Brined Prime Pork Chop, Warm Potato Lasagna or Pacific Steelhead Salmon. Or, join us for SUSHI AT SUNSET featuring a wide variety of creative sushi, nigiri, sashimi and house rolls that combine the flavors and textures of the freshest fish with innovative techniques and house-made sauces.
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