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Big Dean’s Oceanfront Cafe – Santa Monica

Located South of the Santa Monica Pier is where you’ll find world-famous Big Dean’s Ocean Front Café. Surround yourself with sun, fun, music and sports TV while enjoying great food, beer, and wine. Our outside front patio lets you enjoy the fresh ocean breeze right on the boardwalk while our back outside patio has a grass section perfect for kids to play and all to enjoy the sunshine! Our tasty menu offers something for everyone whether it’s our famous Big Dean’s cheeseburger, buffalo wings, Philly cheesesteak, tacos or salads, Big Dean’s will satisfy your cravings for food and fun!

Big Deans Menu

World Famous Burgers
All burgers are served with lettuce, tomato, Big Dean’s sauce, and a pickle spear

Grilled onions available upon request
The Burger that made Santa Monica famous!

Big Dean’s Cheeseburger
(Double meat and double cheese)

Single Beef Burger
Single Beef Burger with Cheese

Garden Burger
(Vegetable patty prepared in the style of our burgers)

Chili Size Burger
(Beef burger served open faced topped with chili, cheese and onions)

Snacks and Sides

Buffalo Wings “The best on the bike path”

(½ French fries and ½ onion rings)

Chips and Salsa French Fries
Cheese Quesadilla Onion Rings

Chicken Quesadilla Chili Fries
(French fries with chili)

Chicken Nachos
Chicken Fingers and Fries
Chili Cheese Nachos

Dressing selections: Italian – Ranch – Balsamic – Blue Cheese – Thousand Island – French

Add the following to any salad for an additional charge:
grilled chicken breast – burger patty – grilled shrimp – grilled Ahi – grilled Wahoo

House Salad
(Iceberg lettuce, tomatoes and cheese)

Beach Salad
(Spring mix greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, feta cheese and carrots)

Caesar Salad
(Romaine lettuce, croutons and Caesar dressing)

Turkey Club Salad
(Romaine lettuce, sliced turkey breast, tomatoes, cucumbers, provolone cheese and bacon)

Sourdough Bread Bowls

New England Clam Chowder

(All beef with cheese and onions)

All tacos are served two (2) per order on soft, flour tortillas with taco sauce, cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, and ranch unless otherwise noted

Grilled Chicken
Fried Fish
Grilled Ahi

Steak Fajita
(Grilled with peppers and onions)

Grilled Wahoo
(Cheese, cabbage and salsa)

Grilled Mahi Mahi
(Corn tortillas, cheese, cabbage and guacamole)


Grilled shrimp and baby scallop skewers
Fried Fantail Shrimp
Clam Boat with French Fries
Fish and Chips Full Order (2 Pieces)
Fish and Chips Half Order (1 Piece)
Fried Calamari Rings
Shrimp Boat with French Fries


Grilled Ahi Tuna
(Lettuce, tomato and a side of aioli)

Philly Cheese Steak
(Grilled peppers, onions and provolone cheese)

Cajun Chicken
(Lettuce, tomato and aioli)

(Lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise)

Turkey Club
(Bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise on wheat bread)

Grilled Cheese
(Sourdough bread and American cheese)

Grilled Chicken
(Lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise)

BBQ Chicken
(Lettuce, tomato and BBQ sauce)

Fried Chicken
(Lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise)

Chicken Caesar Wrap
(Lettuce, croutons, parmesan cheese and Caesar dressing on a warm tortilla)

Sausages and Dogs
Add sauerkraut or cheese to any of the below for an additional charge Hot Dog
(Onion, tomato, and relish)

Corn Dog Chili Dog
(Topped with all beef chili)

German Bratwurst

Turkey Dog
(Onion, tomato and relish)

Polish Sausage

Beverages Sorry, no ice.

Soda by the Can

Dr. Pepper Diet Coke
Lipton Iced Tea 7 Up
Sunkist Orange Root Beer
Country Time Lemonade
Country Time Lemonade

Bottled Spring Water
Sparkling Mineral Water
Hot Tea

Orange • Cranberry • Apple

Draft Beers
Sizes available: medium and large

Bud Light

Premium Draft Beer
Sizes available: medium and large

Tecate Light Light Lager
Wolf Pup Session IPA
Santa Monica Wit – Wheat Beer
Shock Top Belgian White
Stella Artois Belgian Lager
Heineken Lager
Sam Adams Boston Lager
Dos Equis XX Lager
Big Wave Golden Ale
Long Board Island Style Lager
Goose Island India Pale Ale

Bottled Beers

Bud Light
Coors Miller Light
Miller High Life
Coors Light O’Doul’s
Corona Light Sierra Nevada
Anchor Steam
Firestone Union Jack Angel City IPA
Mango Wheat
Pacifico Heineken
Amstel Light
Michelob Ultra Guinness
Omission (Gluten Free)

Tall Cans

Coors Light Tecate Light
Pabst Blue Ribbon
Non-Alcoholic Beers
O’Doul’s Amber 

Beck’s Wine by the Glass

Rosé Chardonnay
Sauvignon Blanc
Pinot Grigio Specialty Beverages

Specialty Beverages

Apple Cider
Pear Cider
Stella Cidre Smirnoff Ice
Sparkling Wine Split
Mike’s Hard Lemonade

Place Categories: American Restaurants, Burgers, Counter Seating, Cuisine, Featured Restaurant, Features, Outside Dining, Sports Bars and Views

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