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Santa Monica Restaurant Week returns

To celebrate California Restaurant Month and highlight Santa Monica as an award-winning, health-conscious culinary destination, participating Santa Monica restaurants and their chefs will craft delicious, healthy, and custom dishes centered around this year's special restaurant week ingredient – the PERSIMMON.

From January 7-13, 2019, diners are encouraged to share their Santa Monica Restaurant Week 2019 experience on their Instagram, Twitter or Facebook using #SMRestaurantWeek for a chance to win a $500 dining gift certificate. Read complete terms and conditions



Azulé Taqueria
Roasted Acorn Squash and Pickled Persimmons Taco
Epazote, requeson cheese (ricotta) and spicy almonds

Caffé Bella
Persimmon Sorbetto
Organic JJ Lone's Persimmon, water and sugar; Vegan, dairy-free and only 90 calories per scoop


Fuyu Persimmon Salad
Fuyu persimmon salad with arugula, herbs, roasted hazelnuts, sheep cheese and coriander dressing


Esters Wine Shop & Bar
Arugula Salad with Persimmons
Arugula Salad with persimmons, walnuts, manchego and champagne vinaigrette; Available during lunch, dinner and weekend brunch


FIG Restaurant at Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
Orange Salad
Delicata squash, thumbelina carrots, red kuri squash, chocolate persimmons and walnut vinaigrette


Persimmon and Goat Cheese Salad
Persimmon, goat cheese, lemon, dill, arugula and red onion


Crunchy Kale and Persimmon Salad
Kale, persimmon, shaved fennel, toasted sunflower seeds, Comté and Jerez vinaigrette
$14 (add chicken $4, hard-boiled egg $2, ahi tuna $5, smoked salmon $5, ratatouille $5, shrimp $6, grilled salmon $6, rotisserie lamb $6)


Meat On Ocean
Duck Rilettes with Persimmon Marmalade and Goat Cheese


Obicà Santa Monica
Gelato Castagna e Cachi
Chestnut ice cream with Brandy-spiked persimmon sauce and Amaretto dust


Red O
Salmon and Persimmon Aguachile
Salmon and persimmon aguachile served with winter citrus, habanero and nori


Mahi Mahi with Persimmon Chutney
Mahi mahi, persimmon chutney, arugula and pickled radishes


Sushi Roku
Sashimi Sushisu Vinaigrette Salad
Cucumber, mizuna, micro shiso, red onions, daikon, persimmons and pomegranate seeds


The Curious Palate
Persimmon Upside Down Cake


The Independence
Fuyu Persimmon Salad
Radicchio, shaved fennel, Tuscan kale, feta cheese, pomegranate, toasted pistachios and a citrus-cardamom vinaigrette


The Penthouse at Huntley Santa Monica Beach
Persimmons, pine nuts, pomegranate, basil, 30-year aged balsamic and heirloom tomato


The Veranda Restaurant at The Georgian Hotel
Persimmon Mozzarella di Bufalla Salad
Persimmon gremolata, buffalo mozzarella, prosciutto, pomegranate seeds, pomegranate gastrique, arugula, basil


True Food Kitchen
Persimmon Toast
Persimmon, almond ricotta, spinach and balsamic vinaigrette


Water Grill
Farmed New Zealand King Salmon Crudo with Persimmon Confit and Crème Fraiche