Owned by a husband-and-wife couple, Cassia is one of Santa Monica’s most respected Southeast Asian restaurants, known for its bold flavors, exceptional ingredients, and elegant outdoor patio. The award-winning establishment has received recognition from James Beard and the Michelin Guide, as well as praise from top news outlets such as the New York Times and Los Angeles Times.
The menu is nothing short of innovative, with starters like the Singapore-inspired kaya toast topped with coconut jam, butter and slow-cooked eggs, or the beef rendang dish featuring coconut curry, sambal, lime leaves, peanuts and jasmine rice. . The dessert selection, chilled seafood bar and wine list are wonders worth mentioning.