We are Savida!
We source the freshest seafood that we can lay our hands on and get the grooviest fruits & veggies from our beloved local farmers.
Our goal is not to interface with the authenticity of our cooking style but to let our ingredients shine.
We believe that when you eat with a smile on your face, life just get better.
Meet The Chef
Chef Dan Smulovitz is the executive chef and culinary mastermind behind Santa Monica’s newest crudo and seafood restaurant, Savida. Artfully showcasing his experience both in the U.S. and abroad through his signature culinary style, Chef Smulovitz remains true to his Mediterranean roots by producing simple, multiculturally inspired dishes with fresh, seasonal ingredients. Through Savida’s 80 sq. foot kitchen on Montana Ave., Chef Smulovitz communicates a warm hospitality through each dish served, making every guest at his restaurant feel like a regular.