Anisette Brasserie

Anisette Brasserie

225 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA
(310) 395-3200 open:Mon - Thu, 11:30am - 2:30pm, 5pm - 10pm; Fri, 11:30am - 2:30pm, 5pm - 10:30pm; Sat, 11:30am - 3pm, 5:30pm - 10:30pm; Sun, 11:30am - 3pm, 5:30pm - 10pm

Sidewalk Score: 8 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Restaurants, French, $$$, Breakfast, Date Spot, Dine At The Bar, Historic Setting, Late Night Dining, Lunch Spot, Notable Chef, People Watching, American Express Accepted, Mastercard Accepted, Open 7 Days, Visa Accepted,

The Low Down


The Extras: Stop by for brunch on Sundays from 10am to 5pm.

Know Before You Go: Scoring a table (or even a seat at the bar) on weekends can be almost impossible--better to make a reservation at least a day in advance or stop by on a weekday.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

Bastide's original chef Alain Giraud opens French brasserie in Santa Monica's historic 1920's Clock Tower Building.
by Martha Burr at Citysearch

In Short
Former four-star chef Alain Giraud has partnered with Mike Garrett and Tommy Stoilkovich (Falcon, Voda) to open a quintessential French brasserie with a Santa Monica Farmer's Market-driven twist. Parisian-born Giraud…
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Anisette didn't quite live up to the hype...
By BeachGirl67 at Citysearch

I went to Anisette last night for my birthday with my boyfrirend & parents. As mentioned in other reviews the service was hit & miss. After being... Read More

Great if you like speed-dining
By PC Eats at Citysearch

Last night was my fourth visit to Anisette Brasserie. Since past visits had been fairly good, we made a reservation to celebrate an anniversary. Wh... Read More

Good food, service has room for improvement
By xteen at Citysearch

Very traditional French bistro menu and though the service was hit or miss, the food was quite good. This place absolutely filled a void needed in... Read More

Great vibe!
By jamiez at Citysearch

we sat at the bar...I love the vibe there...the oysters were great and the bartender attentive...been back a few more times already...I love their ... Read More

Great space and food
By iomegadrive at Citysearch

The food was great. Had the steak tartare for an app, and had the steak frites. Both were awesome. The space is really cool, but once it begins t... Read More