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Wilshire Restaurant

2454 Wilshire Blvd. (25th St.) Send to Phone
310-586-1707 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
The multi-level patio is a selling point of this Santa Monica restaurant offering market-inspired fare.
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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Mon.-Sat.

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Wilshire Restaurant Restaurant Review

: Owner Steve Levine's Wilshire Restaurant has a homey feel, thanks to the variety of inviting dining spaces. Adjacent to the interior bar and lounge is "The Library" room lined with books. However, the real attraction is the multi-level outdoor patio shaded by trees and sail-like canvases. Guests will find another bar as well as loft-like private dining areas that overlook the action. Executive chef Sal Garcia and sous chef Moises Placencia present a market-inspired menu that might start off with butternut squash soup or ceviche with avocado and plantain chips. Entrées offer wide appeal with options like roasted chicken, salmon and oak-grilled steaks. Desserts range from vanilla panna cotta with berries to flourless chocolate cake. Discounted drinks and bar snacks are featured during happy hour (5 p.m.-close Mon.-Thurs., 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Fri.-Sat.)

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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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