About Rustic Canyon

We opened in December 2006 and 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 and favorite wines were discovered. Rustic Canyon is an extension of this. It’s a neighborhood restaurant where friends near and far can come together and celebrate the best things in life: great food, great wine, and great people.

Rustic Canyon, which earned a Michelin star in 2019, is the first in our family of restaurants. The group embraces seasonality and makes as much as possible in-house using classic craftsmanship and technique, sourcing the highest-quality ingredients from local farmers and vendors with sustainable practices. Each restaurant takes “family” to heart, by ensuring all guests, as well as employees, feel at home, and leave satisfied, nourished and inspired.

The Food

We offer a regularly changing menu of farmers’ market-inspired dishes with ingredients that come from local farmers, ranchers, and fishermen with sustainable practices. Executive Chef Andy Doubrava, along with James Beard-nominated Chef/Owner Jeremy Fox, bring their vision of seasonality, simplicity and quality to Rustic Canyon’s kitchen, resulting in a great neighborhood dining experience.

All of the food we make and plate with sharing in mind, so you can order for the table and taste different dishes. Come with an open mind and an empty stomach, knowing you’re getting food of the highest quality and imagination.

The Beverage Program

Rustic Canyon Family Wine Director Kathryn Coker and the restaurant’s Sommelier Ferdinando Mucerino designed the wine list, which has earned us “100 Best Wine Restaurants” from Wine Enthusiast four years in a row. It focuses on small producers whose stories we know and love, with over 500 selections by the bottle and a rotating 30 options by the glass. Every time you visit, there will be something new to try!

We also offer a carefully curated menu of artisan beers on tap and by the bottle, plus classic and seasonal cocktails that incorporate fresh, farmers’ market produce and small-batch spirits.

Friends and Suppliers

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