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Wilshire Restaurant

2454 Wilshire Blvd. (25th St.) Send to Phone
310-586-1707 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Seasonal California cuisine based on French technique.
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Local Deals: 120 * 90

Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Mon.-Sat.
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4.0 rating over 4 reviews
Dining room at Wilshire Restaurant, Santa Monica, CA

Wilshire Restaurant Restaurant Review

: Wilshire Restaurant has a warm interior, created by hot designer Thomas Schoos, which features an ivory-and-chocolate palette, cozy leather banquettes and dark wood tables, sans linen. However, the real attraction is the outdoor patio shaded by trees and sail-like canvases. It features its own bar and an array of private dining areas at different elevations. Nyesha Arrington, who appeared on "Top Chef" season 9, has left her executive chef position. Starters might include mussels in a spicy green curry broth; steak tartare; and a selection of flatbreads. Among entrées, you'll find items like braised short ribs with creamy polenta or broiled black cod with honey mustard glaze and roasted cipollini onion broth, as well as wood-grilled steaks. Desserts range from chocolate bread pudding to interesting ice cream and sorbet flavors such as sweet pea-mint. Discounted drinks and bar snacks can be found at happy hour from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The atmosphere is quite different after 9 p.m. on Saturday nights, when the restaurant turns into a dance club with a DJ and a line of revelers out the door.

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Average rating    5
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by DavidS on Tue Jan 14, 2014 11:40 am
Chef Max DiMare hits one out of the park as in “GRAND SLAM” with his new innovative and exciting offerings at the beautiful Wilshire Restaurant.

DiMare presents food combinations that are nothing short of brilliant. There are so many choices that are unique and creative from the bourbon laced liver with touches of mustard and relish on the side that have never been experienced until now. Shrimp with Spanish chorizo in a shrimp broth is an amazing succulent dish. Salads are aplenty and are inspired by freshness in the arugula, beet and ham and egg, avocado salads. Steak eaters will rejoice in the flavors and softness (some will say tenderness) of the steak while fish eaters will be very happy with the presentations of the salmon entre and smoked cod toast appetizer.The caramelized celery root and pear soup is like nothing ever tasted before and extraordinarily superb on the pallet.Desserts are great too ranging from flawless chocolate flourless cake to butterscotch pot de crème.

All in all Max DiMare at Wilshire Restaurant is a gem to the Los Angeles restaurant scene with his wonderful touches of excellence in dining.
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