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Manhattan Beach Post

1142 Manhattan Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
(310) 545-5405
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Mon - Wed 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Manhattan Beach Blvd
Description: Manhattan Beach Post (M.B. Post), a soulful, highly personal restaurant by Chef and co-owner David LeFevre brings a playful, artisan menu of small shared plates, hand-crafted cocktails, and small production wines to the South Bay. M.B. Post is the culmination of 15 years of work, travel, and finely honed technique in the world's most vibrant culinary communities by Michelin-stared chef, David LeFevre. Renowned for his fine-dining experience and seafood mastery at Water Grill, LeFevre returns to his culinary roots with a more rustic menu, built to be shared and served in a gracious and welcoming environment.
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Had dinner with several colleagues while in town on business. We sat at one of the communal tables. We had a great time. The service was very good, and our waitress made some great recommendations. Overall the food was good. The focus was on quality ingredients, not too many flavors in a single dish. My only real gripe was the... More 

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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

My family had dinner at this restaurant during a 4 day trip to Los Angeles. Make reservations if possible! The food was outstanding and made in unique creative ways. The wine list was great, and atmosphere was perfect. Our server was also top notch and was eager to answer questions and recommend items from the menu for us. Overall wonderful... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Make reservations, this place is always packed. They are know for the bacon cheddar biscuits but the couscous... with lavender pomegranate and grapefruit is my all time favorite... green beans and pork... There isnt anything here that I havent loved. Parking is easy. Its considered Tapas but the sizes are very large and can be meals... also buy a bottle... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

One of my favorite places to take out of town guests. Dishes are small and interesting and meant to be shared. Atmosphere is lively and somewhat loud during evening time. Either make a reservation far in advance or come early as there is usually a wait. There are communal tables that open up fairly quickly and a bar area where... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I was visiting LA recently for work, and one of my dearest friends (whose tastebuds I trust implicitly) made reservations for us at Manhattan Beach Post. I am so, so glad she did. I arrived about 45 minutes early and decided to sit down at the bar for a cocktail, which was mindblowingly delicious -- I wish I could remember... More 

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San Diego, California
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73 reviews 73 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The bacon cheddar biscuits were so good. My friends who live in the area took me here. The portions are small so order a few things. Nice atmosphere, all the dishes we shared were good. The chimichanga's were my fav out of everything. Nice decor, no the cheapest.

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New York City, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

arriving and u find an A at the door and the food brought their "A" game :) Arrived at this place (not far away from where I live) and always packed! The staff is efficient, just a few waiters a bit pushy to sell more items than what we can eat :) ...but overall friendly and understandable, it's a business... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

MB Post is always great. The bacon cheddar biscuits are award winning and never disappoint. The style is shared plates which his great cause you get to try tons if stuff. Make a reservation in advance. There is always a wait for walk ins. They also do an amazing weekend brunch. The only item I wouldn't recommend is the french... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The setting is very nice, I like the openness of the restaurant, the waitress in training was very friendly and really knew her menu, as was her trainer.The food was okay...We tried several things and they were okay, lots of lemon flavor in most of the dishes. A bit on the pricey side.

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Singapore
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

This place was recommended to me when I checked out of my hotel – thank you Marriott Anaheim! I had a midnight flight and asked about dinner suggestions at Manhattan Beach (near LAX). What a great find! It was a Friday night and the place was very busy. I was dining alone so I was able to get in without... More 

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Additional Information about Manhattan Beach Post

Address: 1142 Manhattan Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Phone Number: (310) 545-5405
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: American

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