Chez Jays

About Chez Jay's

Chez Jay on Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica, California has been serving locals, celebrities and visitors for over 44 years. Known as a celebrity "dive" or hangout throughout its history, Chez Jay is one of the premiere steak and seafood neighborhood restaurants in all of Los Angeles, offering a unique and friendly atmosphere, as well as those famous faces that have and still do frequent the restaurant and call it their favorite spot.


Chez Jay is known for many things, but probably the two most prominent features are its friendly atmosphere and service, and its good food. Anyone and everyone is made to feel welcome for dining or those just in for a cocktail or glass of wine. Classic seafood, steaks and chops are served with recipes that rekindle fond memories of just great food. And, don't forget the bar --- classic cocktails, an excellent wine list and your favorite beer on tap. And, the peanuts served are famous --- they will tell you, a Chez Jay peanut even made it to the moon, but for this story, you need to visit first hand. The restaurant also has a private dining room available for parties, valet parking, and is open seven nights a week for dinner, Tues - Friday for lunch and Sat and Sunday for breakfast.