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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, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
620 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2522
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Reviewed 26 August 2012

I don't know if a lot of the average American clients will understand the very high quality of this Italian restaurant, because here they serve the real Italian traditional cuisine, that sometime doesn't have much to do with the Italian food American costumers are used...More

Thank ManuLLosangeles
Reviewed 15 August 2012

Ate here during August 2012 and I loved it! Excellent service and amazing food. I had sweet corn and crab soup to start and Sea bass ( cooked to perfection!!) and the chocolate bar for desert! Had lovely that was very well priced!

Thank drbeatz
Reviewed 15 August 2012

My boyfriend and I had dinner here one night. I found the food to be average, nothing spectacular really. I had the aged Parma ham ($20), I thought it was over priced as it was only ok. For main I ordered black linguine with crab...More

Thank nee510
Reviewed 9 July 2012

My wife and I looked forward to celebrating our anniversary at La Botte in Santa Monica, motivated in large part by its Michelin Star, its 25 rating by Zagat, a string of mostly favorable web reviews, and a glowing recommendation by trusted friends. So what...More

3  Thank LACritic
Reviewed 26 June 2012

Italian Chef/Host Stephano is a wizard in the kitchen and a charmer on the floor. He and the entire first-rate staff really care that you have a memorable meal - and do they ever deliver. Wine barrel decor - you have to see it to...More

2  Thank Ted L
Reviewed 21 June 2012

Coming from Brentwood, home of 200 I-talian restaurants, La Botte is one that my wife and I will check out once or twice a year. Its pricey but the food is of the highest quality. I put it below Capo for price and overall experience....More

1  Thank FlyersFanInLA
Reviewed 11 June 2012

While visiting Southern California, we wanted to find a restaurant where we could meet some old friends, have a good dinner and catch up on each others lives. I googled "Santa Monica, quiet restaurant" and hit the jackpot! The wine list at La Botte is...More

Thank YayoNorCal
Reviewed 10 June 2012

What a great restaurant We went as a special treat for our new parents and had the tasting menu. What a blast!!!!! Every dish was so perfect. And the waiter was a great help in picking out perfect wine, not the most expensive just the...More

1  Thank lk2273
Reviewed 15 February 2012

My husband and I went to La Botte for Valentine's Day dinner. We've been to La Botte before and I remember loving everything about it. This was NOT the case last night! Our reservation was for 7pm, we arrived about 5 minutes early. The entire...More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 22 December 2011

We had a lovely experience at La Botte, from the moment we walked in and were greeted warmly. Our server was excellent, both for recommending wine and also selections for our meal. The appetizers were delectable, especially the stacked eggplant one. The pastas were sublime,...More

2  Thank Larksong22
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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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