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The Penthouse at Huntley Santa Monica Beach

1111 Second St. (Wilshire Blvd.) Send to Phone
310-393-8080 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
The boutique Huntley Santa Monica Beach hotel draws a whole new generation to its rooftop bar and restaurant.
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Dining room at The Penthouse at Huntley Santa Monica Beach, Santa Monica, CA

The Penthouse at Huntley Santa Monica Beach Restaurant Review

: When we hear the word “penthouse,” we usually expect a view, and indeed there are great views from the eighteenth floor perch of this restaurant at the Huntley hotel. During the day, sit on the west side and your breakfast or lunch will be served with a view of the Santa Monica beach and palm trees. At dinnertime, from the east side, your first course will be the glittering lights of the City of Angels. Done in white and gold tones, with silver sculptures, mirrors, Venetian lamp fixtures, a fireplace, and tables and booths separated by sheer white curtains, the dining room is comfortable, even though the noise level can get very high due to the proximity of the bustling bar. Executive chef Seth Greenburg’s cuisine is in harmony with the atmosphere --- casual yet stylish with a California twist. Try the spicy tuna tartare with an avocado purse and ponzu sauce, a frisée salad with pancetta and poached organic egg, or the tomato flatbread with torn basil and fresh mozzarella for appetizers. Continue with the Jidori chicken breast with melted leek risotto or the spicy seafood stew. You will also find a selection of reasonably priced steaks, as well as an interesting wine list and smiling service. Mixologist Ryan Magarian creates the dynamic cocktail program, with such concoctions as a Thyme & Cucumber Amnesia, made with hand-pressed hothouse cucumbers, fresh thyme, Aviation New Western Dry Gin, fresh lime juice and white cranberry juice.

User Ratings & Reviews for The Penthouse at Huntley Santa Monica Beach
Average rating    5
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the views are worth........sunset ooohhh
by Libel on Tue Apr 07, 2009 10:25 am
No one needs to wait for an occasion to see and experience this fantastic place! Had dinner with my family and we all were impressed!!!! The food was AMAZING. The views are worth experiencing....especially sunsets!
we ordered the steak tartar, oysters and tuna tartar as appetizers, for main course I got the Bone in Ribeye -wowww, delicious, with roasted asparagus .
And the best part: desserts: the strawberry shortcake and 6 different creme brulee MMM OMG!
I need to come back! what a great place!
OMG!!! this view........
by maco on Sun Mar 22, 2009 7:22 pm
Wowww, absolutely AMAZING! I went there for my friend's b-day and all of us were surprised by everything!
The place is so cool, they had the best view of all SANTA MONICA, LA, the mountains, the ocean, Malibu etc...
The service was wonderful.
The food was superve! We ordered the oysters with serrano ham, tuscan melon and chili threads, the steak tartar it comes with quail egg and truffle grilled cheese. My entree was the Pan Seared Scallops, INCREDIBLE!!!!
And for Dessert the best part of all: we had the Banana Bread Pudding, without words........ believe me is THE BEST DESSERTS IN LA
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