Lodging and Restaurant Recommendations

Lodging

Restaurants

BRENTWOOD

M Cafe (11678 San Vicente Blvd, Santa Monica Tel: 310.207.1122) A quick, casual option for organic food (with vegan options) for picking-up or dining-in.

Pizzicotto Restaurant (11758 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049  Tel: 310.442.7188) This small Italian restaurant is run by two sisters -- many homemade desserts from Italy. 

Takao (11656 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049  Tel: 310.207.8636)  Takao is a small restaurant with a VERY Japanese dining experience.  Their traditional offerings include fresh fish and bento boxes.

Peet’s Coffee (11750 San Vicente Blvd  Los Angeles, CA 90049  Tel: 310.979.7892)  A good option for coffee throughout West Los Angeles!

Katsuya (11777 San Vicente Blvd, Brentwood, CA 90049  Tel: 310.207.8744)  A large California/Japanese restaurant with excellent offerings.  Also offers a bit of a “scene.”

Votre Sante (13016 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049  Tel: 310.451.1813) Organic restaurant west of our offices toward Santa Monica -- wide choices for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike.

MALIBU

Nobu (22706 E Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA, 90265  Tel: 310.317.9140)  This  excellent Japanese restaurant just opened in Malibu (their other location is in Beverly Hills) so you will need to make reservations.  Nobu is roughly 15 miles north of Santa Monica, and the view from the restaurant overlooks the Pacific Ocean.  Enjoy the drive up the Pacific Coast!

SANTA MONICA

800 Degrees (120 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401 Tel: 310.566.0801) Pizza/salad/casual

Art's Table (1001 Montana Ave, Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica Tel: 310.395.2500) Sit down (inside or outside) restaurant – farm-to-table style

Back on the Beach (415 Pacific Coast Highway, Santa Monica, CA 90402 Tel: 310.458.4904) Sit down restaurant with tables in the sand/on the beach! Nearby Marion Davies House offers tours.

Café Luxxe (925 Montana Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90403 Tel: 310.394.2222) Coffee

Fig (101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401 Tel: 310.319.3111) Café / restaurant inside the Fairmont Hotel/“holiday” atmosphere

Hillstone (202 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401 Tel: 310.576.7558) Sit down restaurant

M Street Kitchen (2000 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405 Tel: 310.396.9145) American food

Primo Passo (702 Montana Ave, Santa Monica Tel: 310.451.5900) An experience for discerning coffee lovers!

Real Food Daily (514-516 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica Tel: 310.451.7544) Sit down – organic and vegetarian available

Sugarfish (1345 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA Tel: 310.393.3338) Great sushi!

Sweet Rose Creamery (225 26th St #51, Santa Monica, CA 90402 Tel: 310.260.2663) Best ice cream!

The Lobster (1602 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401 Tel: 310.458.9294) Great views of the ocean and pier/sit down restaurant/reserve ahead!

The Penthouse (The Huntley Hotel, 1111 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90403 Tel: 310.394.5454) Great views of the ocean and pier/sit down restaurant/reserve ahead!

Water Grill (1401 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401 Tel: 310.394.5669) Sit down restaurant