Mélisse

Row 1

Details
1104 Wilshire Blvd (at 11th St)
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 395-0881
French
$ $ $ $
Hours
Tue–Thu: 6:00 PM–9:30 PM Fri: 6:00 PM–10:00 PM Sat: 5:45 PM–10:00 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • The truffled corn ravioli is a revelation!
  • Featured in LA Weekly's 99 Essential Restaurants!
  • The luxury ingredients and luxury prices seem not to dissuade diners who are happy to face down $175 asparagus dinners, showers of truffles and caviar, and even the standard $125 prix fixe.
  • Chef Josiah Citron is a master in the kitchen and has earned Top Chef in LA for some years with very well deserved accolades. Josiah shows his professionalism with all his local ingredients, French co
  • Average check size: $576 (Source: Wired Magazine, February 2012)
  • It's all about the tasting menus at Josiah Citrin's consistent high quality French eatery. [Eater 38 Member]
  • The tasting menus are truly a special occasion experience, including the all vegetarian with Santa Monica farmers market, fresh, local ingredients.
  • Food was excellent. Our faves were the prawns, egg caviar and wagyu beef. Our server, Ryan, with his entree and wine pairing suggestions + personality was the cherry on top.
  • market inspired elevated french cuisine. Be adventurous and order the 4-course!
  • Chef Josiah Citron is awesome! :)
  • Top 5 restaurants in LA for sure- also always ask for Ryan to serve you- you'll thank me later.
  • The egg caviar and the truffles...O.M.G. Everything was excellent here. We had an amazing time!
  • The menu can be a bit pricey but the food is well worth every penny at this French eatery. Most of the produce comes from the Santa Monica Farmers' Market, so it is sure to be fresh.
  • Not going to lie - it's pricey, but worth it. We ordered their tasting menu and couldn't even finish dessert. Everything was fresh and just beyond delicious.
  • Allow yourself to give in to temptation and pair your tastings with the wine flight. It adds a dynamic of flavor that's not to be missed.
  • Definitely take advantage of the excellent sommelier to get outside of your usual suspects!
  • since their menu changes, i can't really recommend what to order, though from my experience, i have a feeling there is no going wrong at this place ^_~
  • Very Cozy and nicely decorated restaurant. Good service, I would recommand the toro, the salmon and the wagyu steak
  • Michelin star level service, I messed up the egg crust of the caviar dish and they immediately replaced it for me. Highly recommended for special occasion and someone!
  • Came here for a birthday dinner. We went for the $185 Ten menu. As a previously 2 star Michelin restaurant it was just ok - no surprising dishes and they did not pay attention to the smallest details.