Rustic Canyon

Modern American

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  • 2015 Best American
  • 2016 Best American
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Overview

Ubuntu alum (a now-closed, celebrated Napa restaurant) Jeremy Fox brings his keen expertise in seasonal, farm-to-table fare to Rustic Canyon, which began as a series of dinners in founder Josh Loeb's house. The restaurant has garnered James Beard noms and is on numerous "best of LA" lists. A sophisticated wine list, craft beers and seasonal, produce-driven and classic cocktails make it "the whole package."

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ACCOLADES

  • Jeremy Fox, Finalist: James Beard Foundation Best Chef of the West 2016
  • Jonathan Gold's 101 Best Restaurants 2014, 2016 — LA Times
  • 99 Essential Restaurants 2015 — LA Weekly
  • LA's 75 Best Restaurants 2014 — LA Magazine
  • Zagat rating of 4.5 out of 5

Menu for Rustic Canyon

Dinner Menu

Snacks

  • Warm Milo & Olive Ciabatta organic butter OR arbequina olive oil
    $5.00
  • Marcona Almonds lavender sugar & sea salt
    $7.00
  • Castelvetrano & Taggiasca Olives marinated with fennel, orange & garlic
    $7.00
  • Fried Pork Trotter egg salad, "redneck caviar"
    $8.00

Small Plates

  • Baby Lettuces dressed with peach vinegar & homemade mustard, radish, pickled shallot
    $13.00
  • Beets and Berries avocado, rancho gordo quinoa, pistachio "soil"
    $14.00
  • Radicchio Salad 'shinko' pear, blue cheese dressing, walnut, RC pancetta
    $15.00
  • Focaccia burrata, olive oil, rosemary, sea salt, black pepper
    $13.00
  • Homemade Charcuterie (for 2 or more). pickled vegetables, violet mustard, grapefruit marmalade
    $22.00
  • Whipped Homemade Ricotta mushroom escabeche, crispy kenter canyon 'dent' corn polenta, pea tendrils
    $16.00
  • Caramelized Sunchoke Soup "red eye" mousse, 'fuyu' persimmon, crème fraiche
    $13.00
  • Corned Beef Tongue chevre with horseradish, fried potato, sauerkraut, dill pickle vinaigrette, capers
    $16.00
  • Sweet & Sour Pork Belly cuyama orchard apple, brussels sprouts,valdivia farms turnips, cider caramel
    $17.00
  • Monterey Squid calabrian chili, chickpea, falafel, aioli nero
    $16.00
  • Ricotta Dumplings weiser farms spigarello, cauliflower, brown butter, cured egg yolk, bread crumb
    $18.00
  • Clam Pozole Verde coleman farms green hominy, poblano, green garlic, 'honeydew' radish, tortilla
    $16.00

Big Plates

  • Branzino corona bean stew with 'tahitian' squash & kale, pine nut-breadcrumb relish
    $33.00
  • Roasted Half Chicken "Mulligatawny" "tandoori" carrot, m'hamsa, curry broth with apple & coconut milk
    $29.00
  • Paillard of Salmon Creek Pork kenter canyon 'dent' corn polenta, caper salsa verde, windrose chicories with anchovy vinaigrette
    $28.00
  • Prime Ribeye Steak sunchoke, potato & whey beignets, charred leek, salsa romesco, "montreal" salt
    $39.00

Sides

  • Fried Weiser Farms 'Peewee' Potatoes chicken gravy, gizzard confit, pickled ramp
    $9.00
  • 'Corona' Bean Stew tomato, rosemary, garlic, bread crumb
    $9.00
  • Braised Black Kale chicken "nduja", crackling, pickled chili, aged pecorino
    $9.00
  • Kenter Canyon 'Dent' Corn Polenta whey, tomatillo jam, hazelnut, parmesan
    $9.00

Cheese Plate

  • Curated by Andrew's Cheese Shop served with milo & olive bread, fruit preserves, nuts and pane forte
    $21.00
  • Ewenique sheep, central coast creamery, paso robles, ca
    $21.00
  • Cavatina goat, andante dairy, petaluma, california
    $21.00
  • Cabot Clothbound Cheddar cow, cellars at jasper hill, greensboro, vermont
    $21.00
  • Picolo cow, andante dairy, petaluma, california
    $21.00

Desserts

  • Double Chocolate Cake compartes 73% ganache, fresh cream
    $10.00
  • Polito Farms Key Lime Pie blackberries and fresh cream
    $10.00
  • Cuyama Orchard Apple Galette oat crumble, vanilla bean ice cream, brandy caramel
    $11.00
  • Pavlova mascarpone, grapefruit& orange, pistachio
    $10.00
  • Scoop of Ice Cream vanilla bean, brownie with caramel ripple, caffé luxxe coffee, banana, brown sugar-pecan
    $4.00
  • Scoop of Sorbet yuzu
    $4.00

Beverages

Artisanal Beers

Artisanal Beers on Tap

  • EI Segundo Brewing Company, Standard Crude Imperial Stourt, EL Segundo, CA (14 oz)
    $8.00
  • Telegraph Brewing Company, Winter Ale, Santa Barbara, CA (14 oz)
    $9.00
  • Craftsman Brewing Co., Triple White Sage, Pasadena, California (14 oz)
    $12.00

American Craft Beers

  • Anderson Valley Brewing Co., Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout, California (12 ounces)
    $7.00
  • Avery Brewing Co., White Rascal, Boulder, Co (12 ounces)
    $7.00
  • Ballast Point, The Big Eye IPA, San Diegno, Ca (12 ounces)
    $7.00
  • Deschutes Brewery, Black Butte Porter, American Porter, Bend, OR (12 ounces)
    $6.00
  • Lagunitas, Censored, Rich Copper Ale, Petalluma, CA (12 ounces)
    $6.00
  • Mission Brewery, Hefeweizen, San Diego, CA (12 ounces)
    $6.00
  • North Coast Brewing Co., Red Seal Ale, California (12 ounces)
    $6.00
  • Oskar Blues Brewery, Mama's Little Yella Pills, Colorado (12 ounces)
    $7.00

German Beers

  • Weihenstephaner Hefe-weissbier, Freising, Germany (500 ml)
    $10.00
  • Reissdorf Kolsch Cologne, Germany (16.9 ounces)

Japanese Beers

  • Kluchi Brewery Hitachino Nest, White Ale, Japan (11.2 ounces)
    $13.00

Belgium & Belgian-Style Beers

  • Brouwerij Bosteels, Tripel Karmeliet, Buggenhout, Belgium (12 ounces)
    $11.00
  • Unibroue Fin Du Monde, Chambly, Quebec (12 ounces)
    $9.00

Trappistes Ales

  • Trappistes Rochefort, "6" Red Cop, Belgium (330 ml)
    $12.00
  • Orval, Trappist Ale, Abbaye De Notre-Dame O'orwal, Belgium (12 ounces)
    $12.00

Cocktails

Signature

  • Angeleno redemption rye, aixa vino vermouth, grand poppy liqueur, scrappy's orange bitters
    $14.00
  • Honest Pimm's tru gin, fresh lime, cucumber, leopold bros, cherry & orange liqueur, ginger beer
    $15.00
  • Maple Berry Smash johnny drum green label bourbon, fresh lemon, fresh mint, maple syrup, early summer berries
    $13.00
  • Marjorita dos armadillos tequila reposado, mint, cucumber, fresh lime, st.germain, jalapeno
    $13.00
  • Rosemary Baby's hayman's old tom gin, cocchi americano, prosecco, rosemary spring
    $11.00

Seasonal

  • Bitter Sweet Hayman's Old Tom Gin, Campari, Leopold Bros. tart cherry liqueur, key lime
    $13.00
  • The Beet Royale Tru Gin, geranium-infused beet juice, lemon, prosecco
    $14.00
  • A Lovely Pear Pear & Ginger-infused rum, Park VS cognac, fresh lemon, wildflower honey, Scrappy's Cinnamon & cardomom bitters
    $15.00
  • Tink's Revenge Selvarey White Rum, Green Chartreuse, Saler's Gentiane, Scrappy's orange bitters, house-made cinnamon bitters
    $14.00
  • Apple Jack Rose Apple-infused bourbon, Laird's Apple Brandy, lemon, honey, homemade grenadine
    $14.00

Classic

  • Dirty Gibson aviation gin, dloin dry vermouth, house-made cocktail onion, onion brine
    $13.00
  • Corpse Reviver 2 tru gin, leopold bros. orange liqueur, fresh lemon, coci americano, dash of leopold bros. absinthe
    $14.00
  • Daiquiri chairman's reserve silver rum, fresh lime, agave nectar, fresh grapefruit, maraschino liqueur
    $11.00
  • Whiskey Sour redemption rye, fresh lemon, buckwheat honey syrup, egg whites, scrappy's aromatic bitters
    $12.00
  • Aviation aviation gin, creme de violette, fresh lemon, leopold bros, maraschino liqueur
    $15.00
  • Manhattan redemption rye, byrrh quinquina, scrappy aromatic bitter
    $13.00
  • Moscow Mule gruven polish vodka, fresh ginger, fresh lime agave nectar
    $12.00
  • Old Fashion redemption rye, sugar cube, scrappy's aromatic bitters
    $12.00
  • Tall, Dark & Stormy chairman's reserve spiced rum, fresh ginger, fresh lime, fresh grapefruit, st. elizabeth allspice dram
    $13.00
  • Sazerac redemption rye, peychaud's bitters, leopold bros, absinthe rinse
    $15.00
  • Penicilian bank note scotch, fresh ginger, wildflower honey, fresh lemon
    $12.00
  • The Last Word tru gin, fresh lime, maraschino liqueur, leopold bros, absinthe
    $13.00

Wine by The Glass

Sparkling

  • NV Sorelle Bronca, Prosecco Extra Dry, Valdobbiadene
    $11.00
  • NV Merotto, Grain Rosa Di Nero. Brut Rose, Vento, Italy
    $13.00
  • NV J. Lessalle, Cachet Dr. Brut, Champagne, France
    $20.00

White & Rose

  • 2013 Umathum, Rosa, Rose, Zweugelt, Sankt Laurent, Blaufrankisch, Austria
    $11.00
  • 2011 Richter, Estate Riesling, Nosel, Germany
    $11.00
  • 2012 Lafken, Riesling, Valle De Casablanca, Chile
    $12.00
  • 2012 Hogi, Gruner Veltliner, Schon, Austria
    $17.00
  • 2013 Handley Cellars, Pinot Gris, Anderson Valley
    $12.00
  • 2012 Scarbolo, Sauvignon, Friuli, Italy
    $11.00
  • 2013 Lieu Dit Sauvignon Blanc, Santa Ynez Valley
    $14.00
  • 2011 Font Sarade, Le Blanc, Viognier, Vin De Pays De Valicluse, France
    $12.00
  • 2011 Xavier Weisskopf, Le Rocher Des Violettes. Chenin Blanc, Touche-mitaine. Hontlouis-sur-loire, France
    $13.00
  • 2013 Dominique Cornin, Chardonnay, Macon-chantre, Burgundy, France
    $14.00
  • 2012 Sandhi, Chardonney, Santa Barbara County
    $18.00

Red

  • 2012 Jean Marc Burgaud, Gamay, Cote Du Py, Morgan, Beaujolas, Bourgogne, France
    $13.00
  • 2012 Domaine Prieur-Brinet, Pinot Noir, Cuvee Saint-Jean De Naross, Bourgogne, France
    $14.00
  • 2013 Folk Machine, Pinot noir, "My Foot, Heavy on the Gas Pedal", Potter Valley, Mendocino
    $17.00
  • 2012 Tyler, Pinot Noir, Santa Barbara County
    $20.00
  • 2007 Dinastia Vivanco, Reserva, Rioja
    $11.00
  • 2011 Pfneiszl, Kekfrankos, Ujra Egyutt, Hungary
    $11.00
  • 2012 G.D. Vajra, Barbera D'Alba, Piemonte, Italy
    $16.00
  • 2012 Le Ragnale, Sangiovese, Chianti Colli Senesi, Toscana, Italy
    $14.00
  • 2012 Domaine Paul Autard, Cotes-Du-Rhone, France
    $10.00
  • 2007 Donnas, Nebbiolo, Valle D'Aoste, Italy
    $17.00
  • 2011 Viamonte, Reserva, Malbec, Lujan De Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina
    $13.00
  • 2012 Domaine Du Bel Air, Jour De Soif, Cabernet Franc, Bourgueil, Loire Valley, France
    $12.00
  • 2012 Hocus Pocus, Syrah, Santa Barbara County, Red Hills, Lake County
    $14.00
  • 2010 Farrier Presshouse, Red, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Alexander Valley
    $14.00
  • 2011 My Essential, Red, Cab Sav, cab Franc, syrah, petite Verdot, merlot. California
    $15.00
  • 2011 Obsidian Ridge, cabernet sauvignon, obsidian ridge vineyard. red hills, lake county
    $15.00

1119 Wilshire Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90401

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Intimate, Modern, Trendy/Scene
  • Dress Code: Casual
    Good For: Groups, Hot Spot, Outdoor Dining
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (310) 393-7050
  • Private Dining Room: No