Santa Monica Restaurants & Bars

Explore Our Local Diners, Cafés and Fine Dining

If you’re looking for the perfect restaurant in Santa Monica, whether that might be a breakfast diner, mom n’ pop café, casual bistro or elegant fine dining restaurant, you’ll find what you’re looking for just steps from the Gateway Hotel Santa Monica. Our location, less than two miles from the Third Street Promenade and downtown Santa Monica, means that you will never eat at the same restaurant twice.

Façade of Socalo Restaurant near Gateway Hotel at night


Connected to Gateway Hotel Santa Monica, Socalo serves conscientiously-sourced, seasonal SoCal Mexican fare.

Local Restaurants

To help with your planning, we’ve included some of our favorite Santa Monica restaurants, many within a one-mile radius of the hotel.

Santa Monica Brew Works

Category: Micro Brewery Tasting Room and Food Trucks


CVS Shopping Center

Earth Wind & Flour

Category: Pizza, Pasta, Salads

Chandni Vegetarian Resaurant

Category: Vegetarian, Indian

O'briens Irish Pub

Category: Irish, Burgers, American (Traditional)

Noma Sushi

Category: Sushi, Japanese

Veggie Grill

Category: Vegetarian Sandwiches / Burgers

Milo & Olive

Category: Bakery, Pizza, Salads

Lunetta All Day

All-day diner & upscale evening dining room featuring New American eats from chef Raphael Lunetta.

Huckleberry Café

Fans line up for the sweets & breakfast treats dished out by this shop's prominent pastry chef.

The Upper West

Loftlike hot spot with a patio & happy hours, serving New American grub & market-driven cocktails.​

Rustic Canyon

Upscale, Californian casual small plates & a unique wine list served in a stylish-yet-casual spot.

Fromin's Delicatessen & Restaurant

A family owned restaurant, serving handmade deli favorites for almost 60 years.