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La Botte Ristorante - CLOSED

620 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2522
+1 310-576-3072
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good17%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible11%
6 Dec 2013
“Embarrassingly Bad”
24 Oct 2013
“Worst Dining Experience of Our Lives!!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
620 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2522
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11 - 20 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 3 February 2013

Can't comment on the food but service was so poor we left before eating. Wife and I had friends in town staying at hotel near La Botte. We made Sat night reservations a week in advance. We arrived timely. Hostess apologetically offered us a breezy...More

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 30 January 2013

After having visited the Getty Museum and the Getty Villa, my wife and I along with a good friend decided to end a beautiful day with a stop in Santa Monica for dinner before heading back to San Diego. Having looked over several possible Italian...More

Thank Paolo-Chris
Reviewed 24 January 2013

kinda funky interior with nicely spaced tables wine motiff. menu limited and expensive. food nicely prepared and quite fresh, but lacking in taste and distinction.

Thank pandpCalifornia
Reviewed 23 January 2013

We had a delicious dinner here late of an evening after a very long, very stressful day. Although we were by far the last people in the place, the staff never made us feel rushed, or hurried us towards the end of the meal. The...More

Thank bulldogNYC
Reviewed 14 January 2013

This was our second visit to La Botte. We were pleased that the food and service are still excellent. Our group of 4 had a range of salads and entrees (primarily pasta and seafood) and all were wonderful. The service was really good and, contrary...More

1  Thank YayoNorCal
Reviewed 6 January 2013

We spent NYE in Santa Monica. Most of the restaurants were fully booked and some of them had a ridiculously high cover charge. Accidentally we saw La Botte; it was also full (no table for two). But the friendly lady at the entrance could arrange...More

Thank samhitz77
Reviewed 1 January 2013

It is a decent restaurant for tasty, authentic Italian food. We had a tasting menu and everything was good enough to rival any proper restaurant in Italy. The quality of food was consistent and so was the service. However, I would say this restaurant is...More

Thank Ziang C
Reviewed 26 November 2012

We took our out-of-town family to a post-Thanksgiving meal at what was one of our favorite local Italians – what a disaster. What was once a fine Michelin one-star restaurant has collapsed into a black hole restaurant where the staff – and more importantly the...More

Thank MG2720
Reviewed 23 October 2012

We were lucky to dine here with about eight other people who dine here regularly so we could sample a number of dishes. The silky branzino carpaccio with sea urchin, ravioli filled with braised beef filet and the Wagyu filet mignon in Barolo wine sauce...More

Thank SparkleTravels
Reviewed 9 October 2012

This was the worst restaurant experience of our 3 week stay in CA. The place was empty and depressing. The food was tasteless and unbalanced (the main course pork cheeks were ok). The waiters did their best but could not save what was destroyed in...More

Thank MartinDu
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 620 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2522
    (7th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-576-3072
  • E-mail
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