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Santa Monica Seafood Café Menu

Served with lemons, SMS Classic Cocktail Sauce and Mignonette. Ask your server for our Daily Selection

Santa Monica Seafood Co.

Oysters on the Half Shell $2.95
Half Dozen $16
Dozen $32

Chilled Shellfish
Alaskan King Crab Legs (market price)
Whole Cracked Dungeness Crab $29

Classic Seafood Tower
Please ask your server for the delectable details $55/$85

ahi tuna tartareAhi Tuna Tartare $15
With avocado, cucumber, tomato, micro-basil, scallions, chili sauce and balsamic reduction with wonton chips

Pacific Coast Ceviche (9)Pacific Coast Fish Ceviche $13
White Fish marinated in citrus juice with tomato, onion, jalapeno, cilantro and topped with avocado, served with corn tortilla chips

calamari frittiCalamari Fritti $9/$14
Lightly breaded and served with housemade spicy tomato sauce and lemon aioli

Steamed Mussels $10/$15
With white wine, tomatoes, garlic, shallots and grilled ciabatta

Steamed Littleneck Clams $10/$15
With white wine, tomatoes, garlic, shallots and grilled ciabatta (small 8pcs / large 12pcs)

Dungeness Crab Cakes $15
2 Crab Cakes served with SMS Spicy Mustard Sauce and organic greens

Shrimp Cocktail $15
5 poached jumbo white Shrimp, served with SMS Classic Cocktail sauce and lemon

New England Clam ChowderNew England Clam Chowder $7/$9
Our family recipe with Ocean Clams, onions, celery, potatoes and cream (no bacon)

Manhattan Clam Chowder $7/$9
Ocean Clams, celery, onions, potatoes, plum tomatoes and oregano

Fish Chowder $7/$9
An assortment of fish with potatoes, corn and onions in an aromatic finfish and tomato broth

King Crab Bisque $9/$12
A creamy and savory bisque made with the perfect blend of King Crab and spices

Cioppino Bowl

Squid Ink Pasta $24
A medley of Shrimp, Calamari, Bay Scallops, crimini mushrooms and basil tossed in a yuzu soy sauce

Grilled Swordfish $26
Served with roasted garlic broccolini, red bell pepper and a tomato basil vinaigrette

Cioppino $30
A traditional Italian fish stew with Clams, Mussels, Fish, Shrimp and Calamari in a spicy tomato sauce with garlic, shallots and grilled ciabatta (add Atlantic Lobster Tail for $9 more)

Alaskan Cod Fish and Chips $15
Battered and quick fried, served with french fries, SMS Traditional Tartar Sauce and lemon

Grilled Scottish Salmon $26
Served with house salad, sunflower seeds and lemon oil

Five Cheese Ravioli with Shrimp and Bay Scallops $23
Sautéed in a lemon garlic butter with baby spinach and cremini mushrooms (add Atlantic Lobster Tail for $9 more)

 Sesame Crusted Albacore $20
Served on a bed of corn mashed potatoes and asparagus, drizzled with SMS Wasabi Soy Dressing

Pan Roasted Sea Scallops $30
Served on a bed of purple Thai Rice, grilled corn, capers, bell peppers and carrot puree

Pan Roasted Halibut $32
Pan roasted Pacific Halibut served on a bed of Okinawan sweet potato puree and baby carrots then drizzled with a balsamic reduction

Hawaiian Poke Bowl (Choice of Ahi Tuna or Steelhead Trout) $20
Served with a choice of rice or baby kale, with carrots, cucumber, green onion, and daikon sprouts with a drizzle of SMS Original Hawaiian Poki Dressing and topped with avocado, Tobiko Caviar, and sesame seeds

Served with your choice of house salad, Caesar salad, or French fries (sliders excluded)

Lobster Roll $24
Maine Lobster meat with lemon aioli and chopped chives in a butter toasted Rockenwagner Brioche roll

Smoked Salmon BLTA $20
Traditional Gravadlax with applewood smoked bacon, butter lettuce, Roma tomato, avocado and tarragon aioli served on toasted Rockenwagner Brioche

Spicy Salmon Burger $14
Served on a Rockenwagner Brioche bun with cucumber, organic greens, tomato and gremolata mayonnaise

Grilled Mahi Mahi Flatbread Sandwich $16
Served with shredded cabbage, pesto aioli and grilled peppers
Fresh Albacore Tuna Melt
Fresh Albacore Tuna Melt $14

Fresh Albacore Tuna salad with fontina cheese and tomatoes on Rockenwagner Brioche sourdough (contains onions) (add avocado for $2 more)

Ahi Tuna Sliders $15
Ahi Tuna blackened with a house rub, served on Rockenwagner Parker House rolls with arugula, red onion, tomatoes, and garlic herb aioli (Add a house salad or french fries for $5 more)

Spicy Swordfish Sliders $15
3 sliders on Rockenwagner Parker House rolls with chipotle aioli, spicy coleslaw and tomatoes (Add a house salad or French fries for $5 more)

Dungeness Crab LouieCrab Louie $22
A blend of Dungeness and Blue crab meats (sub Atlantic Lobster Tail for $2 more), Artisan Romaine lettuce, tomato, cucumber, hearts of palm and chopped chives with a louie dressing (add avocado for $2 more)

Smoked Oak Roasted Salmon $19
Chilled Oak Roasted Salmon with Romaine lettuce, Caesar dressing, Parmesan cheese and crostinis

Grilled Shrimp Panzanella $18 
5 jumbo grilled white Shrimp with organic greens, capers, avocado, red onion, radishes, crostinis and tomatoes with white balsamic vinaigrette

Calamari Caesar $17
Lightly breaded and deep fried Calamari with Romaine lettuce, Caesar dressing, Parmesan cheese and crostinis

Side Salad $6
Choice of house salad or Caesars

Grilled Atlantic Lobster Tail $11
Sautéed Spinach and Garlic $6
Mixed Vegetables $6
Roasted Potatoes $3
Shrimp $3 each
Avocado $2
Grilled Ciabatta $1
Extra Sauce $.75
Kid’s Pasta $7 (Penne pasta with choice of marinara or butter sauce)
*Fish & Chips $8
*Grilled Cheese Sandwich $6
*Chicken Tenders $6

*Served with your choice of French fries or fruit

CannoliTiramisu $8
Gourmet Carrot Cake $8
New York Cheesecake with Raspberry Coulis $8
Molten Chocolate Cake $8
Cannoli $8
Coffee $3
Fountain Soft Drinks $3
Iced Tea $3
Hot Tea (assorted varieties) $3
Groundwork Coffee (Certified Organic & Locally Roasted) $3
Sparkling Water or Flat Water  small $2.99/large $3.99


House White, Storypoint Chardonnay $9 (60z) / $14 (9oz) / $28 (btl)
Pinot Grigio, Jermann $15 (60z) /$23 (9oz) /$52 (btl)
Chardonnay, Vanishing Point $18 (60z) /$27 (9oz) /$63 (btl)
Chardonnay, Kali Hart $10 (60z) /$15 (9oz) /$35 (btl)
Sauvignon Blanc, White Haven $10 (60z) /$15 (9oz) /$35 (btl)
Sauvignon Blanc, Honig $10 (60z) /$15 (9oz) /$35 (btl)
Albarino, Lolo $12 (60z) /$18 (9oz) /$42 (btl)
Rose $10 (60z) /$15 (9oz) /$35 (btl)

Canella Rose $9 gl
Prosecco  $10 gl/$35 btl
Bailly LaPierre Cremant de Bourgogne $10 gl/$20 split


House Red, Storypoint Cabernet $9 (60z) /$14 (9oz) /$28 (btl)
Pinot Noir, Badge $14 (60z) /$21 (9oz) /$49 (btl)
Pinot Noir, Vanishing Point $18 (60z) /$27 (9oz) /$63 (btl)
Cabernet, Alexander Valley Estate $12 (60z) /$18 (9oz) /$42 (btl)
J. Lohr Merlot $10 (60z) /$15 (9oz) /$35 (btl)


310 Blonde Ale (Santa Monica) $5
Coronado Orange Ave. Wit (San Diego) $6
Mermaid Red (San Diego) $7
Inclined IPA (Santa Monica) $5
Ballast Point Sculpin IPA (San Diego) $6
Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin (San Diego) $6
Peroni (Italy) $6
Bitburger Non-Alcoholic (Germany) $4
Stella Artois Draft (Belgium) $7

Corkage Fee $10.00
$5 corkage fee for wines purchased from our market)

Try a Delicious Platter



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    Whole Poached Salmon Platter


    Crab and Shrimp Platter

  • Poached Salmon Fillet Platter

    Santa Monica Seafood Platter

    Shrimp Platter

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