A fresh plate of seafood paired with two glasses of wine. A delicious meal contrasting the ocean breeze.

Santa Monica’s newest al fresco bistro has arrived.

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Reserve a front-row seat beachside at Santa Monica’s newest al fresco bistro, Patio del Mar. Perched just a few steps off the beach at the iconic Casa del Mar, this beautiful ocean facing terrace is perfect for relaxing over lunch under California’s blue skies or enjoying the sunset with friends over a refreshing summer spritz.

Menu highlights include local seafood from California and the Baja Peninsula, with favorite dishes sourced from sustainable local purveyors and farms, and wine selections from vineyards up and down the coast. Fresh from the market favorites will include gazpacho, heirloom tomato, melon and burrata salad, grilled stone fruit salad, and a kale chicken Caesar salad. Land and sea options range from a daily selection of east and west coast oysters, shrimp ceviche, salmon tartare, Dungeness crab avocado toast, a Maine lobster roll, beef carpaccio, and more.

Patio del Mar is open Thursday through Monday from noon to 8:00pm.

Outdoor dining tables with umbrellas under the Santa Monica sun.

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