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Blue Plate

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Santa Monica
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1415 Montana Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90403-1711
+1 310-260-8877
08:00 - 21:00
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Santa Monica, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

The food was really good, I will go back for sure. The service was great. It's a cute casual environment. Tables are close together so it's not a good place for breaking up with your girlfriend. The portions were good both had generous amounts of chicken and avocado. I think you will be very satisfied with your dining experience here.... More 

Thank David S
Los Angeles
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

You can choose from either the breakfast of main menus, which can make deciding a little difficult; Avo Toast or Lox Toast...? Healthy selection of sides available. Service was a little off when we dined but the food was good.

Thank Pete2111
Orlando, Florida
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288 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

While visiting some local shops we spotted this retro/modern diner. We wandered in, and we were glad we did. There was something for everyone on the menu, from breakfast options to sandwiches and sides. The staff was helpful, the service was quick, and overall, we were charmed. The atmosphere is casual and relaxed. I had the tuna, mom enjoyed an... More 

Thank edyrp
Santa Monica, CA
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Blue Plate has very good healthy food. This is where I go when I want to treat myself to a proper breakfast. Their breakfast menu is varied and you can get almost anything you are in the mood for. Substitutions are no problem and many sides and add-ons. The overall atmosphere is as a friendly neighborhood busy place. You can... More 

Thank luisa1SantaMonica
East Brunswick, New Jersey
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

My daughter and I enjoyed our breakfast at blue plate although their prices are a little high! They do have a lot however to offer!

Thank Lorifurey5655
Johannesburg, South Africa
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

I went there for a breakfast ...twice . The food was good , health options and service great. The lunch and dinner items seemed very enticing too although I didn't have time

Thank Dev1185
Santa Monica, California
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262 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

I solo'd here for breakfast last weekend. Ordered bacon and eggs over medium toast and o j. Thirty minutes later I was served. The food was tasty and fresh but a half hour to cook bacon and eggs is not worth waiting for. I'll stick to dining at your sister oyster bar.

Thank aresverde
Rancho Mirage, California
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277 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

I great spot to visit if you are on Montana. There is not sufficient space for good outdoor eating. The inside is small and very tight. So going a bit off rush hour might make the experience of comfort a bit better. The food was fresh and excellent. The staff friendly.

Thank Irvinggetthecar
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52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

I've eaten here a bunch of times. Very tasty food. The tacos are excellent. The homemade guacamole and chips is fantastic. Turkey chili is so satisfying. I've never had a bad meal here. Sure there is the obnoxious uppity west siders roaming around but this place keeps a nice, clean and unpretentious vibe. Definitely worth a stop if you're in... More 

Thank robkolar
Redondo Beach, California
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85 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

The food is out of this world and the service is also very good, but the place is very noisy and has a door open to the traffic noise from Montana Avenue as well. The tables are tiny, okay for one person, but crowded for two. I ordered the Kitchen Sink Bowl, with a bed of baby spinach and topped... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1415 Montana Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90403-1711
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-260-8877

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers, roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica pier spins high above the water, while park revelers scream with delight riding the roller coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
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