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Seafood Towers?

Looking for a restaurant with a great seafood tower for a birthday.
Any suggestions?
Thanks.

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  1. Ocean Ave. Seafood in Santa Monica does some nice towers starting at $35 and going up to
    their $135 " The Grand" that includes 15 Oysters, 6 Clams, 8 Crab “Nuggets”, 16 Jumbo Shrimp, 20 Black Mussels, 11⁄4 lb Lobster, 2 lb Dungeness Crab, and 1 Sea Urchin. I'm hungry already.
    http://www.oceanave.com/pdfs/Sample_D...

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    Ocean Avenue Seafood
    1401 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401

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    1. re: wienermobile

      and, although, off-topic,
      at happy hour (4-6pm weekdays) ocean avenue seafood offers an oyster platter of 6 great west coast oysters WITH a flight of three 2-z portions of wine for ~$17.(i.e a total of 6 oz of wine)
      without the wine, the oysters are offered at $1.75 each during happy hour.

      last wednesday i was there and had both the oyster platter and a platter of 6 oysters during happy hour and was well-pleased with the offerings.
      they also serve a good-quality warm sour dough bread. . .

    2. MASTRO''S has a amazing seafood tower.

      1. Water Grill

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        Water Grill
        544 South Grand, Los Angeles, CA 90071

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          1. re: WildSwede

            Since Ocean Ave. and the Water Grill are owned jointly it makes sense that they both offer exactly the same seafood towers at the same price point (from what I can see).

        1. Mastros has a fantastic tower. Great steaks too.

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          1. re: BSW6490

            irrc the last time i had steak at mastros, they doused it in melted butter, a peeve of mine.
            so, if you prefer your steak sans butter, be sure to order it that way.

          2. Paradise Cove does a tower, the food there in general isn't great, but it's right on the beach and the best location hands down!