Pacific Dining Car

Santa Monica version of the LA classic

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The Pacific Dining Car was born in a railway train car parked on a rented lot in downtown Los Angeles, back in 1921. A second Pacific Dining Car opened in Santa Monica, dimly lit and paneled in dark wood. Specialties include steaks and fresh seafood. Corn-fed American beef is aged at the restaurant in a temperature- and humidity-controlled meat room and grilled at high temps.

Unusual for a fine dining establishment like this to be open 24 hours, but very film noir in a way. The original is a favorite of crime novelist James Ellroy. Valet parking.

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2700 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica 90403
Open 24/7

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