700 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Onda is now open for all-day service.

Breakfast 8a-3p 
Lunch 11a-3p
(Counter service)

Dinner 5p-10p
(Reservations and walk-ins)

A modern Californian restaurant with Mexican influence.

T: (310) 620-9917
Reservations: host@onda.la
Press: press@onda.la
Inquiries: hello@onda.la

Fish Hiding In Kelp corn masa-battered Pacific kelp, anchovies, puffed meyer lemon fritto misto , crema salsa verde

Executive Chefs

(Contramar, Cala)

CDC: Balo Orozco
(formerly of: Hartwood, Sqirl, Cala)
GM/Somm: Erin Rolek
(formerly of: The Bachelor Farmer)
Pastry Chef: Jess Stephens
(formerly of: The Modern, Empellon)
AGM/Beverage Director: Mackenzie Hoffman
(formerly of: The Four Horsemen)
Senior Sous: Andrew Ponce
(Formerly of: Bestia)
AM Manager: Daniel Martinez
(formerly of: Manresa Bread)
Lead Bartender: Kyle Bailey
(formerly of: Amor y Amargo)

Rice Pudding Vegan rice pudding with coconut milk, California dates and hemp flax granola.

Koji-Marinated Satsuma Sweet Potato salsa macha, housemade crema, heirloom corn tortillas

Inside Out Turkey Quesadilla turkey pastor, burnt hoja santa, crispy oyster mushrooms, melted cheese, salsa verde

AM Treats 
Cajeta Linzer and Dried Plum Cake (gf)

Nicoise Salad  Shu butter lettuce, soft boil egg, marinated olives, weiser potatoes, marinated romenesco, snap peas, radish, achiote smoked trout, crispy trout skin, and an oregano dressing. (gf, vo)

700 Wilshire Blvd.
We designed the restaurant to maintain its original facade and historical quality while modernizing the space—for example with panelites, allowing in lots of natural filaments of light—and adding playful, cultivated elements like a Wentrcek-Zebulon host stand and staff uniforms designed by Eckhaus Latta. 

Whole Tapioca-Fried Market Fish charred jalapeño sauce, sorrel, herbs, heirloom corn tortillas

Smoked Trout Tostada Mt.Lassen trout sauerkraut, castelvetranos, carrots, braised Thao tomatoes, avocado

Corn Nuts Purepecha pink corn, lacto-fermented jalapeño-sauerkraut salt