395 Santa Monica Place
Santa Monica, CA 90401
M.A.K.E. +

Photo by Anne Fishbein


  • Sun 10am-9pm, Mon-Fri 11am-10pm, Sat 10am-10pm
  • $$
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Beer/Wine, Full bar
  • Catering
  • Garage Parking, Parking Lot Available, Street Parking
  • Reservations Recommended, Reservations Accepted, Online Reservations Available
M.A.K.E. in Santa Monica has done a decent job of transforming its corner of space into a green oasis, with soothing wooden walls and tables, and plenty of plant-life accents. As far as service goes, the whole operation is an exercise in enthusiasm. The staff seems to recognize that for most customers, this meal is likely about novelty. Can raw food taste good? Will I be satisfied? Is it possible to make a full meal — let alone a lifetime of eating — work without meat, dairy or heat? The answers at M.A.K.E. are invariably yes, yes and yes.

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