Santa Monica’s Rustic Canyon Wine Bar and Seasonal Kitchen was inspired by owner Josh Loeb’s monthly dinners with friends in a tree house set in the Rustic Canyon neighborhood. Behind an exterior featuring an illuminated tree emblem, the restaurant is decorated with dark hardwood floors, warm lighting, and wooden tables beside large slanted windows. Here, 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, which many claim is the best in L.A. International boutique wines are available by the glass, half bottle, and bottle.
The wines are hand-selected by Josh Loeb, and the 20 choices rotate regularly. Oenophiles should visit frequently to sample new bottles.
AmenitiesOpen / Closes
- Bar Dining
- Handicapped Accessible
- Private Dining/Party Space
- Parking Available
- Take-Out Available
Cuisine Type:: American Nouveau