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All 178 Manhattan Beach Restaurants

The Strand House

117 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
(310) 545-7470
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $35
Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Ocean Drive
Description: "This place is only a month old but very hip- excellent food. Sits right on the hill overlooking the pier at Manhattan Beach".
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Jamaica Plain
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

I have ben here many times, whenever I fly in to LA. Sometimes I just sit on the deck and sip a cocktail, but usully I try to time it so I can order dinner. I am always warmly greeted and pampered - even when they are crazy busy! The food never disappoints, and OH the ocean!!

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Plantation, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Enjoy looking at the beautiful Manhattan Beach & Pier while dining on very tasty food. I thoroughly enjoyed my medium well filet mignon. It's very rare that a restaurant will cook this thick of a filet without butterflying it, but they somehow managed it and the results were delicious. Others in our party, raved about a the "fresh catch." Recommend... More

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Orange, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

On our way to a wonderful week in Hawaii my friend and I decided to celebrate my 50th at a restaurant by the airport. by pure luck we found The Strand House. What an amazing night, the food, the service the view. They made the beginning of our trip perfect. I don't live close to this restaurant but I will... More

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Warrenton, Virginia
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101 reviews 101 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This place overlooks the pier and the ocean. During the day, the view is great. We had a martini at the bar first. The service was very good. We got there at 5 and made a reservation for dinner at 8. They got us in a little earlier than that. Hostess was helpful and food was good. A little expensive.... More

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Calgary, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Went to this place as it was highly recommended and it had a good view. However the hostess was beyond rude which made for a bad start, then the service was poor and food was just ok. There are so many better places in MB for food and atmosphere. If you want a spectacular view this place is a great... More

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Fabulous views of Manhattan beach, the pier and the ocean even if you sit inside. We went to this restaurant for lunch, the service was very good and our waiter was very helpful suggesting we try a particular tomato salad that was in season & local to the area. We also enjoyed the fish tacos & a side dish of... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

If I didn't live in Australia I would visit this place weekly. The food, the service, the atmosphere is all faultless. The best meal I have had in a long time and the presentation was second to none. I will be back.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Being 1 of only 2 venues bordering the beach and pier, the unbeatable views are it's greatest feature and the prices reflect that. A sidewalk-side bar with stools was a great asset on a somewhat busy Saturday morning. Waitress & Bartender were very prompt and service was outstanding. The views aside, $19 for an Omelette is a little ridiculous. Beers... More

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This restaurant is along the strand in Manhattan Beach. The view is beautiful overlooking the pier and beach. There were 6 of us dining for lunch. We had great food & drinks. I personally had the Kale Salad but had them put grilled chicken on it and it was very good. Two in our party had the tacos which were... More

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Los Angeles, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Great resturant about a close as you can get to the water in Manhattan Beach. Resturant upstairs bar doenstairs both with excellent views of the pier and the water. Active bar seen, great chef and great menue items. You can sit outside and enjoy the view or inside next to the floor to ceiling windows. Very nice wine list; with... More

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