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Blue Plate

1415 Montana Ave. (14th St.) Send to Phone
310-260-8877 | Menu
Old-fashioned American food cooked with a surprisingly sophisticated touch in a chic but homey storefront.
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4.5 rating over 3 reviews
Blue Plate, Santa Monica, CA

Blue Plate Restaurant Review

: A family-friendly all-American affair is what's offered at this chic but homey storefront on Santa Monica’s relentlessly hip Montana Avenue. The simple blue-and-white eatery, complete with an open kitchen, is perfect for a casual date (perhaps before or after a show at the nearby Aero Theatre) or a night out with the kids. Blue Plate has a fiercely loyal neighborhood following that includes families, singles and the occasional celebrity. Its menu, incorporating some sophisticated touches by young chef Violet Robles, is a pleasant surprise to newcomers and a comfort to regulars. Breakfast items (e.g. blueberry pancakes, challah french toast, frittatas) are served all day, and lunch and dinner options include everything from Kobe beef hot dogs to potpies to soy-glazed salmon and steaks. Among lighter options are brown rice bowls and a satisfying steak salad with butter lettuce, blue cheese and pickled onions. A small but eclectic wine list and California microbrews complement the fare, as does a pleasant seasonal Farmer’s Market sangría and mimosa with fresh-squeezed orange juice. Desserts include house-made items as well as cupcakes from Brentwood’s SusieCakes.

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