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Chez Jay

Legendary Chez Jay, established 1959, is a Santa Monica Historical Landmark located on Ocean Avenue across from the Pier. Known for its steaks, fresh seafood, generous drinks and comfortable atmosphere, Chez Jay is one of the best celebrity hideaway taverns in all LA. With peanut shells on the floor and its famous jukebox playing, Chez Jay is a place to soak up stories, enjoy a great meal, and have a good time.
Stop in and become part of the legend.
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95 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
4.2 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.2 / 5
(95 Reviews)
Open Ratings Snapshot
Rating Breakdown 95 reviews
5 stars
(46)
4 stars
(30)
3 stars
(13)
2 stars
(4)
1 star
(2)
Food 
4.1 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.1 / 5
Service 
4.3 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.3 / 5
Ambiance 
4.1 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.1 / 5
Noise Level
2.2 / 3
Energetic
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Diners classify this restaurant as:
  • neighborhood gem(58)
  • vibrant bar scene(31)
  • great for lunch(27)
  • late-night find(21)
  • fit for foodies(19)
  • hot spot(17)
Chez Jay Reviews List
Review 1 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 8/19/2015
 2013
Special Features: neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, late-night find
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Review 2 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 9/02/2015
 2011
Dined on 9/02/2015
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Dined on 9/02/2015
 2011
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 3 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 8/31/2015
 2015
Dined on 8/31/2015
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 8/31/2015
 2015
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion, late-night find
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Review 4 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 8/27/2015
 2012
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Review 5 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"We had a great lunch. Our burgers and fries were fantastic and the ambiance was fun.
In addition, our server Mary was extremely attentive and very helpful as usual.
Please send her our thanks.
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Dined on 8/25/2015
 2010
Special Features: great for lunch
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Review 6 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Classic. Great food, wonderful service.

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Small and cozy but it's got great style. Tasty steaks, full bar with a bartender who knows how to make an excellent martini. Our waiter was delightful and added to the charm of this gem."
Dined on 8/22/2015
 2013
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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Review 7 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Disappointing food.

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Halibut even with sauce was bland. Scalloped potatoes were clearly from a box. Salad very basic. Wait staff very friendly and attentive. Loved the throw back music and vibe."
Dined on 8/14/2015
 2011
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Review 8 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

A must

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"I love it here. A true classic. Special thanks to Mike, who made an extra effort to seat our large party."
Dined on 8/07/2015
 2004
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 9 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

A pure dive. Food was not very good.

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/08/2015
 2007
Dined on 8/08/2015
 2007
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 8/08/2015
 2007
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Review 10 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/07/2015
 2011
Dined on 8/07/2015
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 8/07/2015
 2011
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Review 11 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 8/07/2015
 2009
Special Features: neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 12 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 8/05/2015
 2015
Dined on 8/05/2015
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 8/05/2015
 2015
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 13 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 7/28/2015
 2003
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Review 14 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 7/24/2015
 2011
Special Features: neighborhood gem, hot spot
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Review 15 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Threes Company

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Great little restaurant and bar in the neighborhood. Fast service and excellent food."
Dined on 7/19/2015
 2010
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 16 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 7/17/2015
 2004
Dined on 7/17/2015
 2004
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 7/17/2015
 2004
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 17 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 6/06/2015
 2015
Dined on 6/06/2015
 2015
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 6/06/2015
 2015
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Review 18 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Fun place

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Great bar and food. Kind of s throwback. Good music playing. Unpretentious. Not too big."
Dined on 7/03/2015
 2010
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, late-night find
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Review 19 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 6/26/2015
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, scenic view, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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Review 20 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

A treat

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Dined on 6/22/2015
 2012
Dined on 6/22/2015
 2012
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"Chez Jays is a gem! My father was a regular over 40 years ago, so whenever he comes into town to visit I make sure to take him for their infamous butter steak. The ambiance is perfect for conversation, and the drinks are generous. We have always had not only good service but superior. Can't say enough great things about this restaurant!"
Dined on 6/22/2015
 2012
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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Review 21 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/20/2015
 2014
Dined on 6/20/2015
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 6/20/2015
 2014
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Review 22 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/19/2015
 2010
Dined on 6/19/2015
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 6/19/2015
 2010
Special Features: romantic, late-night find
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Review 23 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/14/2015
 2009
Dined on 6/14/2015
 2009
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 6/14/2015
 2009
Special Features: vibrant bar scene
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Review 24 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 6/13/2015
 2010
Dined on 6/13/2015
 2010
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 6/13/2015
 2010
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Review 25 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 6/07/2015
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining
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Review 26 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 5/29/2015
 2012
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 27 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 6/02/2015
 2010
Special Features: great for lunch
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Review 28 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 5/29/2015
 2005
Special Features: great for lunch, scenic view, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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Review 29 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 5/26/2015
 2004
Dined on 5/26/2015
 2004
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 5/26/2015
 2004
Special Features: good for groups, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 30 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 5/23/2015
 2014
Dined on 5/23/2015
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 5/23/2015
 2014
Special Features: neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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Review 31 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"You've got the right stuff!"
Dined on 2/13/2015
 2012
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Review 32 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 5/21/2015
 2013
Dined on 5/21/2015
 2013
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 5/21/2015
 2013
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 33 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 5/16/2015
 2002
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch, kid-friendly
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Review 34 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 5/14/2015
 2015
Dined on 5/14/2015
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 5/14/2015
 2015
Special Features: late-night find
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Review 35 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 3/22/2015
 2006
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Review 36 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 5/03/2015
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, kid-friendly, late-night find
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Review 37 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 3/07/2015
 2003
Special Features: great for lunch, great for outdoor dining
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Review 38 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/27/2015
 2007
Dined on 4/27/2015
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 4/27/2015
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 39 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Not an Abbott Kinney trend setter, but still a solid meal. A locals bar with lots of 50's and 60's (Sinatra, Monroe) in its ambiance.
Old school recipes for steaks, ahi and sand sand dabs worked fine. Guillermo and his assistant were spot on with their service.
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Dined on 4/26/2015
 2013
Special Features: neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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Review 40 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/21/2015
 2010
Dined on 4/21/2015
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 4/21/2015
 2010
Special Features: good for groups, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, special occasion
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Review 41 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Fun place with great burgers and Mary's wonderful service. Please send her our thanks."
Dined on 4/21/2015
 2010
Special Features: great for lunch
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Review 42 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 4/17/2015
 2010
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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Review 43 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Nothing to Write Home About

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"I guess Chez Jay is considered a landmark, but the food is unimpressive. The chicken was a little dry and so was the fish. We ate there with out of state friends and we couldn’t carry a conversation because it was very noisy. The décor was interesting though."
Dined on 4/13/2015
 2006
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Review 44 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 4/17/2015
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 45 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Loved it

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Dined on 4/05/2015
 2015
Dined on 4/05/2015
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"We loved this restaurant although at first we were scared to go in. The waiter it was an absolute gem and the food was very good."
Dined on 4/05/2015
 2015
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, kid-friendly, late-night find
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Review 46 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

GREAT LUNCH

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Best burgers in town combined with Mary's wonderful service. Please send Mary our thanks!"
Dined on 3/24/2015
 2010
Special Features: great for lunch
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Review 47 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Great for Drinks

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"It was a very hot weekend and Chez Jay only has fans. I guess most times it works out. But not on the night I went to eat. The food was good with somewhat expensive prices. But again it is Santa Monica. I would recommend it for drinks."
Dined on 3/15/2015
 2006
Special Features: vibrant bar scene
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Review 48 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Falsely Advertised Prices

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"The dining experience was okay overall, but we were disappointed and almost got up and left when we first sat down and realized menu prices were significantly higher (approx. $5-$7) than advertised on Chez Jay's online menu. The chicken marsala advertised as $18.75 on the online menu was actually about $23 in the restaurant. Same with the butter steak. I ordered the soup and salad, which is advertised as $7.25 online and was $12.00 in the restaurant. This is deceiving and elevates the restaurant to another price range which we weren't expecting. Our meal was $25 more than we expected it to be, and I regret not leaving or saying something when we first noticed it. Our group was just too hungry and exhausted from a long day, so we just dealt with it. But if a restaurant puts the menu online, it should be their responsibility to update it accordingly. There's not really an excuse for not updating the website; there are so many tools and resources to do that these days. Also, the food really wasn't that good. Won't be going back."
Dined on 3/13/2015
 2015
Special Features: neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, late-night find
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Review 49 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"For us, this is the best! We always enjoy the food and ambiance."
Dined on 3/11/2015
 2004
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 50 for Chez Jay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

FUN FUN FUN

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Our server Mary was exceptionally attentive. She always makes us feel special. Please convey this to her."
Dined on 2/24/2015
 2010
Special Features: great for lunch
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