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This Is Sure to Impress Your Next Dinner Date

Written By: Kaylin Waizinger
Photographed By: Kambria Fischer Herringbone Santa Monica

Nestled in The Seychelle plaza at Ocean Avenue South, Herringbone presents a scenic, garden-chic space to enjoy market-fresh seafood. From raw oysters, shrimp and clams to innovative eats like the chargrilled buffalo octopus, this established Santa Monica eatery sure knows how to reel you in. Pair any of these offerings with a crisp glass of white wine, draft beer or chilled rosé and you’ll surely ascend to seafood heaven.

 

Herringbone Seafood Platter Herringbone Santa Monica

With multiple tiers of fresh-caught shellfish, you and your crew will be clamoring for the last piece of this extravagant seafood platter. This shareable starter is decadent in its display and features an assortment of oysters, clams, shrimp and lobster pieces, all served on ice with three tasty dipping sauces. Trust us—it’s shuckin’ amazing!

Herringbone Seafood Platter Ingredients:

-Chef Selection ½ East Coast Petite ½ Dozen Oysters
-Chef Selection ½ West Coast Petite ½ Dozen Oysters
-Grande Full Dozen Oysters
-Seaweed Salad
-Local Rockfish Agua Chile
-Poached Shrimp
-Olive Oil
-Lemon Juice
-Chives
-Snow Crab Claws
-Yellow Corn Chips
-Mustard-Mayo
-Crab Remoulade
-Cocktail Sauce
-Mignonette Sauce

Local Insight: Head to Herringbone for amazing brunch offerings, such as their decadent lobster frittata, bottomless mimosas and endless rosé!

Buffalo Octopus Herringbone Santa Monica

This delectable dish is the perfect pick for anyone who likes a little spice. Layered over a bed of black-eyed peas sits a mountain of chargrilled buffalo octopus, fresh herbs and shaved celery and carrots. The cool herb ranch dressing works to balance the spice level, making this dish an inventive seafood staple.

Buffalo Octopus Ingredients:

-Chargrilled Octopus 
-Olive Oil
-Lemon Juice
-Parsley
-Chili Flakes
-Buffalo Sauce
-Butter
-Confit Garlic
-Shaved Rainbow Carrots
-Shaved Celery
-Herb Ranch Dressing
-Celery Leaf (garnish)

Local Insight: For reservations and information on Herringbone’s reopening date, visit www.herringboneeats.com or follow the restaurant on Instagram at @herringbonesm

 

Herringbone
1755 Ocean Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90401
310.971.4460