2024 Best Santa Monica & Malibu Value Restaurants in Los Angeles Area

Affordable Dining in Santa Monica & Malibu

For a gourmet experience that won't break the bank, check out these Top Value Restaurants in Santa Monica & Malibu.

Presented in alphabetical order, these restaurants give diners the most bang for the buck. We've also listed fine destinations where one can dine well for a reasonable price and still stick to a budget.

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Chandni
12/20
Chandni’s satisfying variety of Indian vegetarian cuisine is found on the extensive dinner menu and at the bargain-priced lunchtime buffet. See More
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Cora's Coffee Shoppe
13/20
Tiny, tony Italian-inflected diner with both indoor and outdoor seating. See More
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The Counter
12/20
Custom-built burgers to satisfy even the wildest imaginations are found at this national chain. See More
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Father's Office
QB
Accomplished chef Sang Yoon serves Spanish-inspired tapas and one of the best burgers in L.A. See More
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Fish Grill
QB
Fish shack by the sea where salmon, trout, sea bass, red snapper and ahi are grilled over mesquite. See More
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Gilbert's El Indio
11/20
Family-run Gilbert's packs in the faithful, for straight-ahead versions of Mexican favorites, home-style specialties, margaritas by the pitcher and terrific chips, salsa and pickled carrots. See More
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Huckleberry Café & Bakery
13/20
This offshoot of Rustic Canyon Wine Bar & Seasonal Kitchen features handcrafted breads and pastries, along with breakfast and lunch items. See More
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Marmalade Cafe
12/20
Homey farmhouse décor and a massive menu figure into this good family dining option. See More
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Sapori
13/20
A cozy restaurant with casually elegant touches and menu items that outshine standard L.A. trattoria fare. See More

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