You’re by the ocean, so eating things that live in the ocean seems like the logical option. Seasalt has everything from fish & chips and poke to fried clams and fish tacos. We tend to go for a piece of grilled fish with rice and vegetables, for a sort-of-healthy change-up to the salad rotation.
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Sidecar Doughnuts & Coffee
The arrival of Sidecar means Santa Monica's donut game just became legitimate.
Circle Bar is on Main St. in Santa Monica and where you go when you want to make mistakes.
The famous Rooster food truck now has a brick-and-mortar spot in Pico-Robinson. You’re obviously here for the breakfast burrito.
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Alex Fish Market
You can’t miss Exposition Park’s tiny, electric blue Alex Fish Market, which sells excellent, affordable fresh seafood platters.
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