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Second Story - Hotel Belamar

3501 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
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Ranked #25 of 178 Restaurants in Manhattan Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $30
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 10:30 am
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Rosecrans
Transit: Metro Bus stop location on the corner of Rescans & Sepulveda...directly in front of the hotel.
Description: Don’t just go out to eat, go for the total experience! Start with our amazing menu comprised of Americana inspired comfort food with a twist. Relish in our custom hand-crafted drinks, carefully selected wine menu from around the globe and fantastic happy hour with $4 wells and drafts from 4:00pm -7:00pm daily. Take in our striking mid-century modern decor and finally realize the savings with prices you can actually afford! Second Story Restaurant is sure to become your favorite new "hidden" hot spot in the heart of Manhattan Beach! FREE Valet parking is provided.
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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

I really enjoyed this hidden establishment, the food and the service was fabulous. The usual bartender, Adrienne is amazing, she is more than helpful and gracious. Last night, 2 of my friends experienced the most horrible service ever, thanks to the bartender, David Y. - he was more than abrupt, rude and accused the three of us that we ran... More

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Oakland, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

There were lots of great selections, very varied menu and good prices. Quick service by the staff. Loved the décor in the spot. No view but convenient location in hotel.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We had buffet breakfast and lunch. The food tasted great and the guys running the place were very nice. The breakfast included standard stuff plus made to order pancakes, waffles and eggs.

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Los Angeles, California
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180 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I have been here several times since my previous four star eating and I have to upgrade the rating to five stars due to the excellent service. Whether I'm with adults at night having martinis or having an after school appetizer with my children and their friends, the service is the same. The staff pays attention and has great timing.... More

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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Staying at the Belamar for a 5 nights we got to eat in the hotel restaurant more than once. As there is a good selection of food options in the neighbourhood this was by choice rather than because of necessity. Menu options were excellent suiting a range of budgets and eating requirements. House wine was great value at $6 per... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

It's so good that I order an other one to go! If you drink beer, it will be even better! The setting is pretty cozy, friendly staff and fast delivery on the meal! Reasonable price and has happy hour too!

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Kansas City, MO
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We ate at the Second Story half an hour before it closed for dinner. Our server was just great. She greeted us quickly and got us our wine bottle. This restaurant has a nice and reasonably priced wine list. For dinner I had the gruyere cheeseburger, and my wife had a turkey club, which was pretty good. The coleslaw, however,... More

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Manhattan Beach, California
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191 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Always a great happy hour where appetizers and some entrees are 1/2 price. I love the lamb chops, sliders and french fries for an early dinner. Service is always excellent -- and food consistently good. It is a bit noisy is the only bummer.

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Longwood, Florida
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58 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Stayed at the hotel for three nights and had breakfast in the Second Story restaurant each morning. The service was prompt and attentive. The food on the buffet was nicely displayed and there was a good assortment of breakfast items. The orders for waffles, omelets and pancakes were taken at the table by the waitstaff. Everything was well prepared and... More

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Norm S, General Manager at Second Story - Hotel Belamar, responded to this review

Hello Traveljunkie1978, Thank you so much for your great review of our restaurant. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our breakfast during your stay at the Belamar. We’d love to welcome you back on your next trip to the area and hopefully you can try us for dinner or happy hour which I believe you’ll find to be... More

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148 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Nicely presented meals and friendly service. so easy to eat here as it was in the hotel I was staying at

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