Rusty’s Surf Ranch

A Santa Monica Pier stable for decades

Rusty’s Surf Ranch is a popular restaurant located on the Santa Monica Pier in California. The restaurant has been serving up classic American dishes with a SoCal twist for over 30 years, and it has become a favorite among locals and tourists alike.

What makes Rusty’s Surf Ranch unique

Rusty’s Surf Ranch is unique in a number of ways. First, the restaurant has a casual and relaxed atmosphere. The restaurant is decorated in a beachy theme, and the staff is always happy to chat with customers about their favorite dishes.

Second, Rusty’s Surf Ranch offers a variety of classic American dishes with a SoCal twist. The menu features everything from burgers and fries to tacos and seafood. There is also a number of vegetarian and vegan options available.

Third, Rusty’s Surf Ranch has stunning views of the Santa Monica Pier. The restaurant has floor-to-ceiling windows that offer panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and the pier.

Happy hour and brunch specials

The Albright offers a number of happy hour and brunch specials throughout the week.

Happy hour: 
Monday-Friday from 11am-5pm

  • Well Drinks – $2.00 off
  • All Wines – $2.00 off
  • All Beers – $2.00 off

Karaoke & Live DJ 7-10pm

Popular dishes

Some of the most popular dishes at Rusty’s Surf Ranch include:

  • Fish and chips: Beer-battered fish and chips served with tartar sauce and coleslaw
  • Shrimp tacos: Grilled shrimp tacos with avocado, pico de gallo, and crema
  • Classic burger: A juicy burger topped with cheddar cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato, and onion on a toasted bun
  • Cobb salad: A classic Cobb salad made with romaine lettuce, grilled chicken, avocado, bacon, hard-boiled eggs, blue cheese, and tomatoes
  • Chocolate chip cookies: Freshly baked chocolate chip cookies served warm with vanilla ice cream

256 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401


(310) 393-7437

Rusty’s Special Events:

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Picture Menu:

Hour Hour ( Monday through Friday 11am to 5pm ):
( Prices may have changed )

Saturday-Sunday Karaoke & Live DJ 7-10pm

Happy Hour Menu – Food
Fried Calamari
( arrabbiata sauce, lemon, herbs )
Nacho Fries
( cheddar cheese, bacon bits, green onion )
Fried Pickles
( Homemade fried pickles, golden brown and served with ranch )
Coconut Crusted Shrimp
( Served alongside a Thai chili dipping sauce )
Mussels & Clams$10.00
Beef Sliders
( angus beef, caramelized onions, ketchup, pickles, cheese, bun )
Bacon Wrapped Hot Dog
( all-beef frank, hickory smoked bacon )
Baja Shrimp Cocktail
( shrimp, cucumber, onion, celery, tomato, avocado, micro cilantro, lime )
Happy Hour Menu – Drinks
Rusty’s Margarita
( handcrafted to perfection with a salted rim )
Well Drinks$2.00 Off
All Wines and Draft Beers$2.00 Off


Monday11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Tuesday11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Wednesday10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Thursday11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Friday11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Saturday11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Sunday11:00 am – 10:00 pm


Rusty’s Surf Ranch – Santa Monica Pier

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