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Monsieur Marcel

1260 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1308
+1 310-587-1166
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good50%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1260 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1308
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Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a very good glass of wine at this little French bar and restaurant on 3rd Street Promenade. Excellent friendly service and, although we weren’t eating, the food looked good too. Understand this is a new venture and so wish them luck.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank LondonEjn
Reviewed August 14, 2018

This has been the third time had lunch dessert and dinner in this French restaurant cafe . The food is always consistently good. Love the quiche Loraine the salads the begets and the divine desserts . Good service I totally recommend.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lobetravel58
Reviewed July 10, 2018

A very good location in the middle of 3rd street - promenad Santa Monica. A good place to sit and enjoy all the people walking by. Very nice service.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Haggis170
Reviewed July 7, 2018

My partner and I discovered this quaint little place a few years back and we keep going back for it's authenticity and delicious food. I always get the Beef Bourguignon and it never disappoints. We recognize the hostess/waitress and her smile, accent and eagerness to...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank TravelSteve8
Reviewed June 7, 2018

This placed looked so inviting as all the other places looked packed , the staff were great and quick to serve . The food was delicious and so much of it. Loved sitting outside watching the world go by and the prices were just excellent.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Sirah2013
Reviewed May 8, 2018

Just did breakfast on a weekend morning and it is a reasonable, casual little place with tables outside on the 3rd St. Promenade. The french touch is authentic and their baked goods are terrific. They do nice Egg Benedict on a variety of beds; spinach,...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank broshow
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Amazing french food and service ! Tuna tartare is the best I have ever tasted and french pastry "mille feuilles" delicious. the new French waiter is very nice ! I come back next week ! !! Thanks

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Erwann g
Reviewed February 17, 2018

We were looking for a place to eat dinner in Santa Monica's Third Street pedestrian mall for four adults and a baby. It was in the center of the street, opposite an Italian restaurant that seemed more expensive than we wanted to spend. M. Marcel's...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank VeeLee4
Reviewed September 27, 2017

Monsieur Marcel's is a great spot for affordable French cuisine on the Third Street Promenade. It's a fun place to have dinner and people watch in downtown Santa Monica. The staff is courteous, professional and I was surprised that almost everyone who served us was...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank unabashedly
Reviewed September 19, 2017

We just had a drink there because we did not feel very welcome. First of all, it's a weird location for a French deli restaurant, there is a tiny cabin (is the kitchen in there?) including bar and then tables and chairs - everything located...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank 609maximilianh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1260 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1308
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-587-1166
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