5 Amazing Dishes You Need to Try Now In Santa Monica

LA Dishes Collage

Ah, Santa Monica. Home to so much more than skateboarding, the pier, and Palisades Park — Santa Monica has some seriously delicious eats. Here’s a handful of our favorites!

1. The Upper West – Wild Mushroom Raviolo

Wild Mushroom Raviolo, The Upper West
Brace yourself for a pillow full of roasted garlic-veal veloute, truffled wild arugula, and goat cheese. Serious sweet dreams with this one.

2. Hal’s Bar and Grill – Organic Tofu

Organic Tofu, Hal's Bar and Grill
Brown rice, baby carrots, zucchini, sunflower seeds, broccolini, black beans, and tomato sauce? If this is diet food, consider us on a diet.

3. Sake House – Rainbow Carpaccio

Rainbow Carpaccio, Sake House
Tuna, salmon, yellowtail, seared tuna, white tuna and ebi sashimi with avocado slices. Almost too pretty to eat. Almost.

4. Stella Barra – Kale and Spinach Pizza

Kale and Spinach Pizza, Stella Barra
Pecorino Romano cheese, spinach and purple kale? On a pizza? We’re in.

5. M Street Kitchen – Evil Thai Princess Salad

Evil Thai Princess Salad, M Street Kitchen
Apart from having one of the best names for a dish ever, this includes poached chicken, peanuts, lemongrass, red onion, and cilantro. We’d let this princess rule any day.