The Galley Restaurant and Bar

2442 Main St, Santa Monica, CA
Max Capacity: 140 people
The Galley Restaurant, located on Main street in Santa Monica, is open for private, and corporate parties of all types: birthdays, wedding receptions, anniversaries, bachelor and bachelorette parties, Christmas, superbowl, special event parties, or even when you just think it’s about time to have a really good time! Where do the Santa Monica locals go to party? Find out why The Galley is their favorite neighborhood hang-out! Galley’s incredible ambiance, created by its thousands of colored Christmas lights strung throughout its interior. It is our belief – from years of experience, that The Galley is a great place to have that first blind date, or any party, because everybody looks 10 years younger in the warmth of that light! Some menu favorites include: the East Coast Littleneck Clams, the Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail, Lobster Tacos, the Seafood Diablo, the Mushroom Spinach Ravioli, the Pasta Primavera, Linguini with Clams (pictured), and don’t forget about the killer Filet Mignon Chili!!! Also delightful are the The Galley’s salads, such as the incredible Shrimp Capellini Salad, with the famed “secret recipe” salad dressing… We have a heated patio and custom menus are available... Of course, we offer a full bar, not to mention the friendly attention your guests will receive from our beautiful “Galley Girls” as they serve you. For a really fun, and truly memorable experience, The Galley is a great choice of venue to throw your next party! With Captain Ron at the helm to make sure that the drinks are stiff, and the food and service is first class, your party will enjoy the very best from what our hidden treasure has to offer!
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Amenities
  • Full Bar/Lounge
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Outdoor Function Area
Features
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 140
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 3
  • Special Features: Established in 1934, The Galley is the oldest, and one of the most cherished, restaurants in Santa Monica.
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 3,500
  • Year Renovated: 2008
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