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Located just minutes from the beach,
Socalo is Santa Monica's destination restaurant for
the best seasonal SoCal Mexican food on the westside.

Socalo is open for indoor and outdoor dining
Tuesday through Saturday with open-air sidewalk
seating and an expansive shaded patio dotted with
heat lamps and romantically lit by string lights.
Both outdoor patios are dog-friendly.

Join us for lunch, dinner, Saturday brunch, taco
Tuesday, happy hour, or host a private event.
Dinner reservations are recommended however
walk-ins are always welcome. 

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Award-winning chefs Susan Feniger and Mary Sue
Milliken offer a fresh take on private events.
From lunch catering at the office and family
gatherings at home to social celebrations and
corporate events in our private dining rooms,
outdoor patios or full restaurant buyouts
we would love to help with your next event.  

Catering Private Events

Private Parties

We can accommodate parties and groups of all sizes in our semi-private spaces, private dining rooms, or outdoor patios.

Whether you're toasting to a rehearsal dinner, birthday, or work gathering, we can help you celebrate any special event.

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Happy Hour

Voted best happy hour in Santa Monica! Join us every Wednesday - Friday 3pm to 6pm, and Saturday 3pm to 5pm on the outdoor patios or inside the restaurant for tacos, cocktails, Mexican wines and more. 

On Tuesdays, enjoy our Taco Tuesday menu all day!

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Open every Saturday for brunch starting at 9:30am! Enjoy El Mañanero Breakfast Burrito, Market Vegetable Chilaquiles, Huevos Rancheros, mimosas, and more.

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Socalo Quick Catering

Perfect for meetings, office lunches, parties and celebrations of all types in Santa Monica, Culver City, and West Los Angeles.

View our taco bars, burrito platters, and sandwiches with gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan offerings below!

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