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BSW6490 Jun 8, 2011 03:43 PM

Anyone been lately? Still great clams?

  1. Servorg Jun 8, 2011 03:47 PM

    We've been a couple of more times since I did this review last year: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/733116

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    The Galley Restaurant
    2442 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405

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      EricDC Jun 9, 2011 10:08 AM

      I've been. I think it's pretty cruddy... unimpressive food and overpriced. I would go for drinks or something for the fun decor, but... man. I went recently. Far better is the shellfish around the corner at Enterprise seafood Co. (clams and/or mussels), especially at happy hour, when either is just $6.95.

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        wolf Jun 9, 2011 01:30 PM

        went there years ago..i think the place lives on how good it once was...which i question...for a place that says it has great stakes..it dosen't...

        for the same kind of ambience...chez jay does a much better job...

    2. tablefor1 Jun 9, 2011 01:34 PM

      mediocre. Good onion rings. Decent steak.

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        foodiemahoodie Jun 9, 2011 11:45 PM

        The food is pretty much the same as it always has been, and there was a time, a long time ago when it was pretty good - relatively speaking. Get that? The same, it's just that now, generally, food is much better than it was, say in the '50's, '60's or '70's.

        Would love to buy the place and just...upgrade the food. Would be so easy to do. Weird why some restaurants stay stuck. Maybe they don't want to rock the boat with their old customers.

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