The Misfit is located uncomfortably close to the 3rd St. Promenade tourist hellzone, but when it comes to this laid-back restaurant, we grin and bear it. The food is good, the crowd is full of locals, and the cocktails are the best in downtown. Also, there are free cookies and a Happy Hour from noon - 7pm daily.
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Mercado isn’t the best Mexican you’ll ever eat. But it's right downtown Santa Monica and after a day of misery at the pier, you simply don't care.
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