Santa Monica Restaurants Highlight Culinary Wonders During Dine LA Restaurant Week

Posted October 6, 2023

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (October 6, 2023) – Santa Monica’s culinary scene has long been renowned for its emphasis on farm-to-table staples and global fusions. To showcase culinary delights to foodies, a notable 34 local restaurants are participating in the popular and deliciously appealing Dine LA Restaurant Week, returning for its flavorful fall program from October 6-20, 2023.

“We’re proud to be home to some of Los Angeles’ finest restaurants, from Michelin starred to the recently opened, there’s a place for every appetite,” said Misti Kerns, President and CEO of Santa Monica Travel & Tourism. “The great thing about so many Santa Monica restaurants participating in Dine LA, is it provides locals and visitors the ability to experience culinary excellence while enjoying all that our beautiful seaside city has to offer.”

A highlight of this year’s Dine LA is the opportunity for guests in Santa Monica to try a Michelin starred or Bib Gourmand restaurant as well as being some of the first patrons to dine in newly opened eateries. The 15-day Dine LA event showcases the diversity of culinary experiences Los Angeles has to offer with 34 local restaurants participating including:

*2023 Michelin Starred Restaurant
**2023 Bib Gourmand Restaurant

1212 Santa Monica
Blue Plate Oysterette
Blue Plate Taco
Chomp Eatery
Fia Restaurant
Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ – Santa Monica

Il Forno
Kappo Miyabi
Local Kitchen & Wine Bar
Lotus Asian Cuisine and Bar
LouLou Rooftop Restaurant and Lounge
Mercado Santa Monica
Mon Ami
Orto Santa Monica
Osteria del Fornaio

Papille GustativeRed O Cantina
Sushi Gozen
The Lobster
The Misfit
The Penthouse at The Huntley
The Surfing Fox
Via Veneto

Each Santa Monica restaurant has prepared a special Dine LA menu that is available during regular operating hours and some restaurants may include menu options for takeout.

Tickets or passes are not required to enjoy Dine LA Restaurant Week. Simply dine out a participating restaurant and ask for the Dine LA Restaurant Week menu and try a new dish or enjoy an old favorite. Due to the popularity of this event, reservations are strongly recommended, and walk-ins are welcome. Prices and service times vary by restaurant, and exclude beverages, tax and gratuity. This amazing program is presented biannually in the spring and fall by Los Angeles Tourism.

For additional details on the 34 participating Santa Monica restaurants, please visit


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