The Victorian

A Culinary Oasis Where History and Modernity Collide in Santa Monica

Amidst the vibrant energy of Santa Monica’s Main Street, The Victorian stands tall as a testament to timeless elegance and culinary excellence. With its rich history, sophisticated ambiance, and commitment to fresh, seasonal ingredients, The Victorian has been a beloved fixture in the community for over a century.

A Legacy of Hospitality and Culinary Delights

The Victorian’s story began in 1903, when it opened its doors as a boarding house and restaurant. Over the years, it has transformed into a beloved Santa Monica landmark, witnessing the evolution of the city and becoming a favorite gathering place for locals and tourists alike.

Uniquely Blending Past and Present

The Victorian’s interior is a captivating fusion of historical charm and modern elegance. The meticulously restored architectural details, such as the ornate moldings and stained-glass windows, transport guests back to a bygone era, while the contemporary furnishings and sleek design offer a sophisticated and welcoming ambiance.

A Culinary Journey through the Mediterranean and Beyond

The Victorian’s menu is a delectable exploration of Mediterranean-inspired cuisine with a touch of Californian flair. The restaurant’s chefs utilize fresh, seasonal ingredients to create dishes that are both familiar and surprising, showcasing the vibrant flavors of the Mediterranean region.

Braised Lamb Shank: Slow-cooked lamb shank served with creamy polenta and roasted vegetables

Grilled Octopus: Tender octopus grilled to perfection and served with a lemon-caper vinaigrette

Lobster Ravioli: Luscious lobster ravioli in a creamy saffron sauce

Mediterranean Branzino: Whole branzino roasted with fennel, tomatoes, and olives

The Victorian also offers a dedicated vegetarian and vegan menu, ensuring that there’s something to tantalize every palate.

Unwind and Indulge with Happy Hour and Brunch Specials

The Victorian offers a variety of happy hour and brunch specials that are sure to please.

Happy Hour: Wednesday-Friday from 5pm-7pm

  • $7 select appetizers and drinks
  • $5 pint beers
  • Specials on margaritas and sangria

Brunch: Saturday and Sunday from 10am-3pm

  • $15+ brunch entrees
  • $16 bottomless bloody marys
  • $14 bottomless mimosas

More happy hour and brunch information below.

2640 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405


(310) 392-4956

Reservations and Large Parties


Brunch ( Weekends – 2pm to 3pm ):

( Price Subject to change )

Brunch Menu – Food
( Salumi, Prosciutto, Brie, Humboldt Fog Blue, Truffle Pecorino )
( Ricotta, Hemp Seed, Strawberry, Hot Honey – Cold Smoked Salmon, Fried Capers, Whipped Cream Cheese – Deviled Egg Salad, Cornichon )
Chicken Leaf Boats
( Cooks Chicken, Bell Pepper, Onion, Sesame Dressing )
Asada Fries
( Guacamole, Pico De Gallo, Spicy Cheese Sauce, Sour Cream )
( Labneh, Zhoug, Market Vegetables, Grilled Pita )
( Honey Yogurt, Berries, Granola, Mint )
Mango Shrimp Ceviche
( Jalapeños, Chips *Vegan Upon Request* )
Cooks’ Chicken Wings
( Buffalo, Ranch, Barrel Aged BBQ )
Pigs in a Blanket
( Honey Mustard, Jalapeño Cheese Sauce )
Spicy Mamba
( Parmesan, Endive, Croutons )
Italian Chopped Salad
( Pepperoni, Salami, Pepperoncini, Smoked Mozzarella, Red Wine Vinaigrette )
Breakfast Pizza
( Creme Fraiche, Mozzarella, Lardons, Pee Wee Potatoes, Egg )
Veggie Omlet
( Broccolini, Red Onion, Mozzarella, Baby Peppers With Roasted Potatoes )
( Prime Ground Beef, Egg, Caramelized Onions, Pickles, Thousand Island With Breakfast Potatoes *vegan upon request* )
Breakfast Burrito
( Nueske Smoked Bacon, Ham, Egg, Pinto Beans, Mozzarella, Hashbrown, Sour Cream With Breakfast Potatoes And Tomatillo Salsa )
Egg Tacos
( Scramble Egg, Bacon, Cheddar, Pico De Gallo )
French Toast
( Compote, Chantilly )
Peanut Butter Mousse Bar
( Cocoa Nibs, Anglaise )
Basque Cheesecake
( Berries )


Wednesday5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Thursday5:00 pm – 2:00 am
Friday5:00 pm – 2:00 am
Saturday2:00 pm – 2:00 am
Sunday2:00 pm – 10:00 pm


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