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Top recommendations from locals

Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“Favorite plant-based restaurant on the coast. This place has mouth-watering dishes that are 100% vegan, but you wouldn't be able to tell. ”
  • 257 locals recommend
Seasonal, globally-inspired fare in an iconic, all-day spot
“Restaurant with a bar on Rose Ave. 17 minute walk towards the beach. Seating inside and outside.”
  • 178 locals recommend
“Great breakfast and lunch spot. Delicious baked goods, soups, salads and sandwiches.”
  • 154 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
“This wine bar has an amazing selection of wines in a very urban and trendy place. Their food is also delicious. And like every spots on Rose Ave, you can walk or bike there from the bungalow!”
  • 123 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Beautiful, fresh local produce, meats, and flowers. There is also fun live music many weeks. In Heritage Square, 2640 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405, 8:30 am - 1:30 pm. ”
  • 116 locals recommend
“Local's favorite cafe with what we think is the best Acai bowl and cronut (a croissant/donut highbred!) Great for brunch.”
  • 109 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“The original location, founded by a neighborhood local. Several locations all over LA now. Coffee, tea, breakfast and lunch sandwiches.”
  • 114 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
“Chaya is a refined restaurant with a nice atmosphere. The cocktails are delicious. A good spot for a romantic dinner.”
  • 99 locals recommend
“Laid-back hangout for burgers & Latin comfort foods with global beers, wine & a sidewalk cafe.”
  • 123 locals recommend
Juice Bar
“Super yummy juices and almond based drinks and healthy snacks! Famous for their beauty, moon and brain dusts…to name a few. ”
  • 60 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Sundays on Main Street in Santa Monica are always fun. There's a farmers market, lots of restaurants and shops, dog rescues holding pop up adoptions, and it's a close walk to the beach!”
  • 80 locals recommend
“The Shutters is one of only two 5-star hotels in Santa Monica (the other is its sister hotel across the street) and the Lobby Bar is ultra-luxurious and features comfortable overstuffed sofas to lounge on, a piano player, fireplace, beautiful but laid back and relaxed decor, indoor/outdoor seating, an amazing assortment of wine and beverages, wonderful appetizers and vegan options, and ocean views located on the beach.”
  • 64 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Fantastic dinner spot - but also has a great take-out breakfast too.. try the homemade english muffins!”
  • 61 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Good seafood. Really good Maine lobster deal on Monday and Tuesday nights.”
  • 54 locals recommend
“Lots of different beer to choose from. Good Food. Often excellent conversation ”
  • 55 locals recommend
“Wonderful happy hour plus a fun, upscale lounge and nightlife spot. Gorgeous Victorian venue ... reminiscent of SurfLodge or Bungalow”
  • 56 locals recommend