We don’t generally endorse eating on Third Street Promenade, but if it happens (and sometimes it does), Sonoma Wine Garden has an accessible menu and a rooftop patio with fantastic ocean views. That we can get behind. Also, they do a bottomless brunch on the weekends.
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Local Kitchen + Wine Bar
Local Kitchen + Wine Bar is the neighborhood spot in Santa Monica the rest of the city is jealous of.
Lanea in Santa Monica is an OK cocktail bar, but what you’re here for are the Barba Kush tacos.
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Birds Rotisserie Chicken Cafe
An all-chicken bar/restaurant for when you're waiting for your friend's improv show to start next door.
Bring your parents to dinner at Lunetta in Santa Monica for simple, crowd-pleasing (and expensive) food.
Barney's original location in West Hollywood still has that old-school charm and vibe you want.
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SUGARFISH | Santa Monica
Expect the usual at Sugarfish in Marina del Rey - the best affordable sushi in Los Angeles.
North Italia is one of the Third Street Promenade’s better restaurant options, offering solid Italian food to satisfy your post-shopping cravings.
The Dudes’ Brewing Co.
The Dudes’ is a craft brewery on the top floor of the Santa Monica Place shopping center with a big patio.
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