Where to Eat Late in Santa Monica

For all of those night owls out there in the beautiful city of Santa Monica, we present a guide of restaurants in the area that make and serve food waaaaayyyy later than any of the rest!

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Lares
2909 Pico Boulevard
Santa Monica, California 90405
(310) 829-4550

If you’re in the mood for some high quality Mexican food and/or a margarita, head over to Lares until 1:00 am seven days a week to quench your appetite/thirst.

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Swingers
802 Broadway
Santa Monica, Ca 90401
(310) 393-9793

This kitschy Americana dinner has small and big tables and booths, making it a hang out in the after hours for groups of all sizes.  Check out their huge menu with most selections available from 7:00 am until 3:00 am.

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Pacific Dining Car
2700 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90403
(310) 453-4000

Sister restaurant to the famous Pacific Dining Car located in downtown Los Angeles since the 1920’s, this location is great for late night Santa Monica diners who are serious about their food and not afraid to spend a little money on it.  Expect 24 hour service in a formal atmosphere and a special “late night” menu from 11:00 pm until 6:00 am with items such as an 8 oz ribeye, a 6 oz filet mignon and boneless Cajun chicken legs.

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Izzy’s Deli
1433 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90403
(310) 394-1131

Regardless of the incorrect hours on their website, Izzy’s Deli is open 24 hours a day.  Catering to a very informal, casual crowd, one can find a variety of delicious nosh items on their rather large menu.

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The Misfit
225 Santa Monica Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 656-9800

If you’re looking to eat late but “not that late” the Misfit isn’t just known for its chic bar scene, they also serve dinner until midnight during the week and until 1:00 am on the weekends.

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NY&C Pizza
1120 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 393-9099

Craving a slice of some of the best pizza around? Head over to NY&C, the pizzeria/sports bar that serves until 2:30 am Sunday-Wednesday and until 3:30 am Thursday-Saturday.

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Holy Guacamole
2906 Main St.
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 314-4850

Because sometimes you really need some Mexican food late at night, but you don’t want to settle for drive-through, darn it! Holy Guacamole has been a Main Street staple for years, thanks in part to it’s authentic and affordable burritos and the fact that they serve until 2:00 am Thursday through Saturday.