Upper West


The fun-loving atmosphere at Upper West welcomes all generations for large and small parties. The restaurant’s energetic and modern atmosphere hosts parties for every occasion, whether it is a romantic dinner for two, a casual lunch at the high top tables, or a private party in the glass-enclosed patio. Each flavorful dish, including the appetizers, entrées, and sandwiches, is served with an innovative presentation. Chef Nick Shipp changes the menu on a weekly basis as he creates fresh dishes with seasonal flavors. Even traditional plates have a modern spin, tantalizing the palate and bringing customers back for more.

The restaurant houses a full full-service 27-foot bar with a long list of specialty cocktails in addition to a sophisticated wine collection. Upper West lives up to its New York namesake with its high ceilings and urban yet rustic décor. There is never a dull moment at the restaurant as the walls change from month to month, featuring contemporary portraits from local artists. Upper West prides itself on professional yet attentive service and a passion for unique American cuisine that is guaranteed to provide a fresh menu coupled with a stylish ambiance.

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri 11:30am-3pm

Mon-Thu 5pm-10pm
Fri-Sat 5pm-11pm
Sun 5pm-9pm

Mon 5pm-10pm
Tue-Sun 5pm-7pm

Pricing: $$

dineL.A. | Jan 11-25, 2019:

Lunch: $20.00 - Dinner: $39.00


3321 Pico Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405

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  • ADA Accessible
  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • Cancellation Reason: Budget Constraints
  • Facebook URL: http://www.facebook.com/theupperwest
  • Instagram URL: https://instagram.com/theupperwest/
  • Twitter Handle: TheUpperWest
  • Twitter URL: TheUpperWest
  • Valet Parking


  • Total Square Footage: 2800
  • Largest Room Square Footage: 2000
  • Total Meeting Rooms: 2
  • Capacity Inside: 110
  • Capacity Outside: 42
  • Available for Buy Out
  • In-House Catering Service
  • Max Theater Capacity: 95
  • Max Reception Capacity: 160
  • Max Banquet Capacity: 160
  • Max Classroom Capacity: 95
  • Number of Breakout Rooms: 2
  • Total Capacity: 152