An intimate, inspiring space lined with windows and original art, with thoughtfully designed spaces for all day dining, coffee or canoodling. Settle into one of the carved-out niches, or around the monolithic bar with a mural by local artist Ben Medansky, to enjoy a meal or snack accompanied by small-batch spirit or expertly crafted cocktail.

The Grotto Library


Open Daily  6:30am – 12:00am
*Kitchen closes at 11:00pm
*Bar open until 1:00am on Fri & Sat

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(310) 620 9990 |


Santa Monica Proper Hotel
Ground Floor
700 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90401


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Ciao Palma x DJ VALØR

Jun 09, 2023

7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Vibe out to DJ spins by VALØR at Ciao Palma’s coastal-inspired gathering while sipping away on spritzers and indulging in aperitivo-style bites.

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Ciao Palma x In Sheep’s Clothing Feat. Jonny Mons

Thursdays | 7:00pm-10:00pm | Palma Lounge

Jam out to In Sheep’s Clothing deep dive on classic spins & rare tracks with Jonny Mons at our coastal-inspired gathering place while indulging in Italian-inspired tapas and signature libations.

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