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The Penthouse at the Huntley Hotel

1111 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5003
+1 310-393-8080
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (51 reviews)
“scallops” (19 reviews)
“cheese plate” (5 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
1111 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5003
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place has it all!!! The decor, the ambience, the views, beautiful crowd where you can wear anything you want from trainers and caps to a beautiful dress but most importantly the food here packs a punch!!!! We went last night took the children with...More

Thank Essextravellots
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Took work colleagues to dinner at The Penthouse. The views are nice but we're quickly forgotten in the volume in the restaurant. A very loud place, certainly not a place for quiet conversation. The table setting were not the least bit conducive to conversation. The...More

Thank Stuart W
Reviewed 6 days ago

This hotel penthouse has it all. Great views of the beach and Santa Monica, trendy happening place. The decor is cool. Table service I found was very good and food was tasty and well presented. Plenty going on here, always busy and lively.

Thank HonestHornet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stunning 270 degree views of Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Malibu and the Pacific Ocean make this the place to start off your day. The décor is elegant, white with splashes of grey. Some of the tables by the window are “cabana” style. Perfect spot for...More

Thank Emily P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a nice restaurant on the top floor of the hotel with ocean views. The food is fine. The restaurant is a bit trendy and cool :)

Thank Samuel M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant/bar has a great view. The staff is very professional and attentive. My wife and I enjoyed great cocktails with high end liquors in a beautiful and comfortable environment.

Thank SoonerSteve
Reviewed 25 June 2017

I was really impressed with The Penthouse and the Huntley Hotel! The views, overlooking Santa Monica, Malibu, Downtown and the Pacific Ocean are hard to top. The service, food and drink were excellent. The Greek salad will blow you away. For my main course, I...More

1  Thank Brian C
Reviewed 21 June 2017

gorgeous view and a restaurant serving great food to go along with tbe view. its not noisy so its perfect for a business lunch you can actually hear each other. valet for ease of parking.

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

The views are amazing. Food good. Expensive. Avoid weekends if u want a calm experience. Happy hour and bar food another option. Good variety.

Thank Irvinggetthecar
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food and view. My filet was perfectly cooked. My guests rib eye and Lobster Mac and cheese were extra special. Brussels sprouts and fries also perfectly cooked. Great drink options. Limited wine list but view overtakes any issues with wine list. Only issue I...More

Thank LAHarleyGal
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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14 March 2017|
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Response from marcimmclean | Reviewed this property |
A good crowd but not packed.
Gene K
9 February 2016|
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Response from Robyn f | Reviewed this property |
I think the cocktails were around $15.00 each. You can go on the Huntley website and pull up all the menus...
Nancy W
11 July 2015|
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Response from battmast | Reviewed this property |
Let's just say that I wouldn't wear flipflops and swimming trunks... You are going to blow $150 + wine here if you have a nice meal, so why not wear something nice.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$80
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1111 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5003
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-393-8080
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