The Golden Estate

A Major Santa Monica Dinner-Date Haven

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Daiquiris and ramen.

Right this way.

Sometimes there’s no need to dress things up, right?

Estate’s already dressed up nicely—it’s a completely fetching Wilshire destination taking reservations as of today for next Wednesday’s opening.

We could go into great detail about the serious beauty this place will supply your platonic and not-platonic dinners with. About the bronze greyhound statues, old books and glass lanterns that make this look like the loft of your most urbane, art-collecting imaginary friend. But you checking out the slideshow would also suffice.

Then you’ll probably start thinking of the things you want to do with that massive ebony bar on the right. Like order Old Fashioneds and Hemingway daiquiris. Share wonton tuna tacos with somebody. Lounge in a gator-print leather chair while gazing into the recessed dining room through a glass partition of walnut fretwork. Fretwork just brings out the freak in you.

When these deep reflections open the gateway to dinner thoughts, you may consider doing it from the room’s perimeter to cultivate a little detachment. No bad seat here. Or occupy an eternally long chesterfield or coppertop table in the middle of things for spicy pork ramen, whole branzino and Canadian scallops.

They’re just really nice scallops.


1519 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, CA, 90403


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