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Robata Bar

1401 Ocean Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90401


  • Sun 5pm-10pm, Mon-Thu 5pm-11pm, Fri-Sat 5pm-11:30pm
  • $$, $$$
  • Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
  • Dinner, Late Night
  • Full bar
  • Street Parking, Valet Parking
  • Reservations Accepted
Sandwiched between the beach and the 3rd Street Promenade, Robata Bar is a Japanese restaurant which can accommodate both casual and business situations, thanks to a modern, wood-accented design. They specialize in grilled, skewered items (robata-yaki), such steak, fish, mushrooms, and chicken hearts. They also feature assorted appetizers, and a raw bar which sashimi and oyster shooters.


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