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Bottle Inn

26 22nd St, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-2501
310-376-9595
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Ranked #11 of 118 Restaurants in Hermosa Beach
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Price range: $30 - $30
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Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Hermosa Avenue and 22nd Street
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Los Angeles
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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

LOVE this place and the people. My husband and I enjoy going here for birthdays, anniversaries, etc. The food is always delicious and has stayed consistent over the years. We've been coming here about 20 years, so that's saying something. Attentive service. Romantic atmosphere. Not a great place for young kids.

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Hermosa Beach, California
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

restaurant? The food is consistently poor and just plain below mediocre. It could be that higher expectations of the beach community is just not there but things are starting to change around here with the openings in the last few years of Abigaile, Palmilla and Dia del Campo to name a few. we could use a good Italian restaurant in... More

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I would not have stopped in because of the curb appeal. That was my mistake. I originally visited with a business associate, upon a recommendation. The food was fantastic. I always enjoy restaurants with lots of pictures with the owner along side famous film/TV and sports stars.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We just randomly barged into this cottage-like looking building cause we didnt want to que up with everyone else at 22nt street. Were we surprised! We wanted lunch but they only had a brunch menu, so fine, we ordered pasta and a salmon salad. The taste of these 2 dishes is quite unique. everything is very 'light' tasting. the cheese... More

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Red Oak, Iowa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Fantastic dinner for four and many great memories. My Veal piccata was outstanding and others said the same about their meal. Super wine. Oscar, our waiter, was so helpful. Recommend highly to anymore going to Hermosa Beach!!!

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Seal Beach, CA
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Bottle Inn looks small from the street, half a block from Hermosa beach, but is roomy inside. Italian wedding soup was good but had big pasta pieces instead of the traditional tiny pastina. Menu guarantees two meatballs in each cup, and also had chicken pieces. Not as good as Grandmas and not "traditional" by my Italian heritage, but pretty good... More

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Andover, Massachusetts
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

My daughter has lived in Hermosa for three years. A friend told me about the Bottle Inn when she moved in. She took one look at the outside and wanted nothing to do with It. On my latest trip she relented. It was wonderful. Great food , fine wine and the inside was lovely. The prices are reasonable. She said... More

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Hermosa Beach, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

The Bottle has been around for almost 40 years and the quality and service is unsurpassed. They also have one of the best wine cellars in town. Great for a romatic evening or lunch/brunch in the sun on the patio. Fortunately, we live only 3 blocks away so we can go frequently for lunch or dinner.

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Boston
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This was our first visit to Hermosa Beach. We are from Boston and have eaten in the Italian North End restaurants numerous times over the last forty years. The food here was better than the North End. The Fetuccine Bolognaese was the best I have ever had. The other diners with me thought the Gnocchi and Eggplant were also superior.... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

A little like walking into a time warp. Traditional Italian cuisine just off the strand in Hermosa. Everything in Hermosa is being updated and Californianized. But this little restaurant stays true to its origins. Very good food and nice attention from the waiters. Highly recommend

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