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Big Dean’s Santa Monica Pier

Published on July 26, 2019


With outstanding food and a comfortable atmosphere, Big Dean’s on Ocean Front Walk is one of the best places near the Santa Monica Pier to relax and have a great time. The restaurant is located right at the beginning of the Pier, with easy access from Lot 1 Short-Term Parking.

With outdoor patios, amazing ocean views, and a wide array of pub-grub favorites, Big Dean’s has something for everyone. From burgers and sandwiches to seafood and tacos, there’s no shortage of delicious food at reasonable prices.

Big Dean’s is more than just a restaurant. It also has one of the best bars in Santa Monica. Unwind on the patio while taking in the incredible sights or grab a draft beer and enjoy a sports game on any one of Big Dean’s 17 televisions.


Here are a few favorites that guests love:

  • World-famous Burgers
  • Fries, onion rings, and nachos
  • New England clam chowder
  • Fish Tacos

Note: Menu and offerings vary by season and availability. See the full Big Dean’s menu.

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Fish Tacos from Big Dean's

Fish Tacos

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