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225 26th St.
Santa Monica, CA 90402
Reddi-Chick +

Nichole O'Connor


  • Sun 11am-7pm, Mon-Sat 10am-8pm
  • $
  • Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
  • No Alcohol
  • Parking Lot Available, Street Parking
  • Reservations Not Accepted
In the exalted reaches north of Montana Avenue, the Brentwood Country Mart is synonymous with Reddi-Chick, whose roaring fire and golden-skinned roasting fowl exude an aroma almost powerful enough to smell at the beach. The basic item here is the chicken basket, half a roast chicken buried beneath a high mound of fries. It is probably not the best chicken you've ever had, but it's real good, like the best conceivable version of the chickens that spin in supermarkets.

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