Kims Guide to Santa Monica and Venice

I love my second home in Los Angeles,

I wanted to share some of my top tips for people coming to visit!

Best Hotels: 

Santa Monica propper 


Shutters by the beach

Best Food in Santa Monica / Venice: 

Gjelina. The vibes and the food there are spectacular. Go any time of the day, but it’s a really wonderful spot for dinner. Make sure to get a pizza

Sushi: Sushi Enya 

Casual: Gjusta (their sourdough bread is mouth-watering) @gjustabakery

Seafood: Crudo e’ Nudo @crudo_e_nudo

Italian : Ospi @ospivenice or Vito restaurant 

Coffee : Little Lunch @littlelunchcoffee

Fun late-night vibes : Dudley Market @dudleymarketvenice

Crudo Nudo – nice Japanese 

Hiho burger – good burger chill / best burger 

Forma on montana – pasta 

Good boy bob – cafe 

LALA land – cafe 

Primo passo – dinner 

Puglia – touch the lamps – dinner 

El coyote – tacos 

Street tacos – outside whole foods on Lincoln so good 

Things To do: 

Abbot kinny (street with cool shops ) 

Montana – good street to walk up for coffee (around 10th street – 14th) in Santa Monica 

Melrose markets near West Hollywood on weekends (I think sundays) 

Westfield century city – best mall 

Paradise cove. Best beach north of Malibu. There is a restaurant there that make great food you park down by the restaurant 

Walk down rodeo drive 

Pottery class – Still Life Studio Santa Monica



Kimberley Crossman

Kimberley Crossman is a kiwi actress, author, and presenter. Oh and you are currently on her website reading a blog she has written.