The story of Earth, Wind, and Flour begins back in 1956 when our owner, Dennis Klempner, first entered the restaurant industry working as a dishwasher in an Italian restaurant in the San Fernando Valley. From there he worked his way up to becoming the restaurant’s executive chef, helping to open up an additional seven locations along the way.
Eventually, Dennis decided it was time to move on from the chain that he helped to build and open a restaurant of his very own. It was then in 1981 that he collaborated with a team that created Earth, Wind, and Flour: a laid back, neighborhood oriented location that would serve fresh and delicious California Italian cuisine that the whole family could enjoy.
California Italian in Santa Monica
Earth, Wind, and Flour, is proud to have served enjoyable California Italian meals since first opening our doors in 1981 to Santa Monica and the surrounding areas.
A lot has changed in the world since Earth, Wind, and Flour first opened, but the philosophy behind the restaurant is still the same. In fact, our values and commitment to serving traditional California Italian food in town have remained the same. We are happy to say that some of our employees have become second generation members of the Earth, Wind, and Flour family.
In House Dining
When you dine with us today you will find the same great atmosphere that you would have enjoyed 35 years ago. This creates the perfect venue for a lunch with your co-workers or a nice evening out with your family or friends.
Are you looking for a great night out in Santa Monica? Earth, Wind, and Flour is a sure bet! Our fully stocked bar is the perfect spot to meet up with friends and co-workers for drinks and a great bite from our unique bar menu.
Our menu features selections specifically chosen to match your beer or drink. If you’re looking to enjoy the game and make some new friends –nowhere is better than Earth, Wind, and Flour? Our large bar, separate booths, and large screen televisions are perfect for sports!