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West LA/Santa Monica dinner

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Looking for dinner place in Venice, Santa Monica or Westwood for six adults. Love places like Nook and Rustic Canyon but would like to be a price point or two below that. Ethnic or American or whatever.

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  1. what about persian? if so, look into shamshiri, javan and darya.

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    1. re: wilafur

      second the shamshiri grill recommendation.
      two of us had dinner at nook last week with no alcohol, and it ran about $65 all in.
      two people at shamshiri grill for dinner will run about $45 all in, including non-alcoholic beverages.

      1. May want to try culver city - lots of lower priced places due to the fact it's not in tourist central, like Santa Monica & Venice.

        Le Saint Amour in Culver city seems to be decent, according to other 'hounders, and not super pricey.

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        1. re: Phurstluv

          fwiw, it looks to me like the prices at le saint amour are about the same as those at nook.