Rustic Canyon

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8 / 10

10 expert reviews

“Patrons enjoy seasonal, Mediterranean-style cuisine from chef Evan Funke, who incorporates local farmers' market offerings into signature dishes like the fried cauliflower and house burger.”

– Travel + Leisure

Zagat Zagat
""It's like eating from the farm without the work" at this Santa Monica Cal-Med matching "phenomenal" farm-to-table small plates with "interesting wines" in a "stylish, yet casual" setting." Full review
Time Out Time Out
"Rustic Canyon, Santa Monica's unpretentious neighborhood favorite for over half a decade is flexing its cooking muscle in all the right ways and is now the best it’s ever been." Full review
LA Weekly LA Weekly
Three Stars
"Vibrant green, ultra-fresh stalks of late-spring asparagus, topped with a pert, sunny-side–up egg and surrounded by a smattering of croutons and a pool of bone-marrow gravy." Full review
Frommer's Frommer's
"Serving simply prepared dishes inspired by the sustainable bounty from local farmers, ranchers and fishermen, this restaurant grew out of the monthly dinners its founder once held in his home." Full review
The Infatuation The Infatuation
"Ever had crab, peaches, and white yams together? You'll eat things like that at Rustic Canyon- whatever's freshest at the farmer's market, whipped up together in a pretty genius way." Full review
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