The Low Down
What to Drink: Besides an ever-increasing list of small-production wines offered by bottle and glass, there's also a list of specialty sparkling cocktails made with artisan ingredients like lemongrass and ginger, organic cucumber juice, and muddled mint.
Parking: Street parking is highly competitive--save time and use the affordable valet.
Where to Sit: Three booths against the far wall offer the most privacy and sound cushioning (unless one of them is hosting a particularly loud group), while the airy window tables take in the night view of Wilshire outside.
Rants, Raves & Reviews
by at Gayot
Don't be misled by its name; dining at Rustic Canyon is not at all rustic. Owner Josh Loeb, after organizing regular wine dinners at his house in Rustic Canyon in Santa Monica, opened his own place so we can enjoy the wines he personallyâ¦
amazing food and service.
By Sheri M at Insider Pages
Very local neighborhood restaurant/bar. Nice decor inside and amazing service. It is a bit pricey but you also get great food, great drink, and gre... Read More
By jinkwell at Menuism
After reading the reviews, I didn't know if I should drop by, but my friend insisted since her mother... Read More
By Shireen R at Insider Pages
This restaurant has a neighborhood feel to it. The servers are knowledgeable. The chef uses very fresh farmers market ingredients and they have i... Read More