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Santa Monica Is Getting A Joan's On Third

The original Joan's on Third in the Beverly Grove area (Photo by John Lopez via the Creative Commons on Flickr)
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There are so many things we love about Joan's on Third: the long list of delicious sandwiches, the expansive selection of artisanal cheeses, and the Jake Gyllenhaal sightings... But now Westsiders will be getting a taste of chef Joan McNamara's treats, as the Beverly Grove cafe and marketplace will be opening up a new location in Santa Monica near the end of the year.

Ocean Avenue South, a new complex just a block away from the beach that is made up of residential complexes The Waverly and The Seychelle and a commercial space, will be housing Joan's on Third on its plaza floor of The Waverly, Los Angeles Magazine reports. (Another Joan's on Third location is slated to arrive in Studio City by the end of summer as part of the McNamara's expansion of her shop.)

The luxury complex announced that Starbucks Evenings will also be joining Joan's at The Waverly. In addition to getting your regular ol' Frappucinos, you can also booze it up after 4 p.m. with their beer and wine menus (and also try their small-plate tapas). The only other location like this in the area is at LAX.

Santa Monica will also be getting a taste of chef Brian Malarkey's Searsucker ritzy dining at the Seychelle. There are Searsucker locations in San Diego, Del Mar, and Austin, but this would be the first in L.A.