Rustic Canyon Wine Bar & Seasonal Kitchen grew from a series of dinners that founder Josh Loeb held inside his family’s beautiful tree house of a home nestled in Rustic Canyon, an intimate neighborhood carved into the mountains of Santa Monica. Every month lovers of quality food and wine gathered around a long, candlelit table to share the joy of a meal created with thought and passion. New friends were made. Stories were told. Favorite new wines were discovered. Rustic Canyon Wine Bar & Seasonal Kitchen is an extension of this, a neighborhood restaurant and wine bar, where friends near and far can come together and celebrate the best things in life: great food, great wine, and great people. Rustic Canyon is our group’s first restaurant.
Rustic Canyon offers a regularly changing menu of Farmers' Market-inspired dishes with ingredients that come from local farmers, ranchers, and fishermen who practice sustainable agriculture. Executive Chef Jeremy Fox, who garnered a Michelin star and great acclaim during his time as Executive Chef at Ubuntu in Napa, brings his own vision of seasonality, simplicity, and quality to Rustic Canyon’s kitchen, resulting in a great neighborhood dining experience.
All of the food at Rustic Canyon is made and plated with sharing in mind, so that you can order for the table and taste different dishes. Come with an open mind and empty stomach, knowing you are getting food of the highest quality and imagination.
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Rustic Canyon’s beverage program consists of hand-crafted cocktails, artisanal beers, and an extensive wine list focusing on boutique wineries from around the world. Like the food, the drink list features fresh Farmers’ Market produce and some of the finest boutique, small-production spirits in order to offer great signature cocktails, an ever-changing selection of seasonal cocktails, and outstanding versions of some of the best classics.
The wine list focuses on small producers whose stories the staff can share with you. Not only does it offer a wide array of wines by the bottle, Rustic Canyon features over twenty options by the glass that rotates on a regular basis; every time you visit, there will be something new to try.
Sunday - Thursday, 5:30pm - 10:30pm
Friday & Saturday, 5:30pm - 11:30pm