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 Seeing a need for clean Mexican food on the west side, Blue Plate Restaurant Group opened BP Taco at the modern Shore Hotel. Serving up a variety of tacos ranging from classic carnitas to crispy truffled lobster, Blue Plate Taco offers only organic meats.  Come join us for fresh salads, ceviches, mexican specialties  as well as a variety of fish and grilled meats that can be combined with our freshly made salsas and wrapped in fresh tortillas. The full bar serves innovative spiked agua frescas and boutique tequila cocktails. All can be enjoyed on our beautiful patio where you can watch the sunset and enjoy the ocean view.


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Blue Plate Taco, 1515 Ocean Avenue (near Colorado Avenue); 310-458-2985.

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Blue Plate Taco at the Beach Is Delightful!

For several years I have been frequenting two small storefront restaurants in Santa Monica owned by a charming woman named Jennifer Rush Morton, whom I first met years ago when she owned an artisanal pasta company called Divine and I wrote about their superb products. She first opened Blue Plate at 14th St. and Montana (1415 Montana (310) 260-8877) 12 years ago and it immediately caught on as a wonderful breakfast/lunch (now dinner) spot serving comfort food of the highest order (brioche French toast and the like.)

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Blue Plate Taco: Beachside Mexican cuisine serving up many organic and sustainably farmed ingredients and the best tacos