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1550 Rosecrans Ave Ste A, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-3717
+1 310-643-7211
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 74
    Excellent
  • 59
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
nice place for business.

Like the food a bit noisy excellent staff enjoy the appetizers, ribs were very tender, in the dry side dessert: berries, very very average.... coffee was good....

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Birmingham, Michigan
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Birmingham, Michigan
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Like the food a bit noisy excellent staff enjoy the appetizers, ribs were very tender, in the dry side dessert: berries, very very average.... coffee was good....

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I regularly dine at Houston's when visiting the LA office. The menu is varied and fresh and is rotated regularly. It's always busy and the atmosphere is great, although the lighting levels appear a bit dim, especially when coming in from the midday Californian sun! I especially like the decor and shape of the booth seating areas. Facilities are clean... More 

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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76 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I was introduced to Houstons nearly 20 years ago and remain a fan - the El Segundo location is yet another example of how a chain can do it right. I can't tell you what to order but do expect unique flavors. Large portions aren't Houston's forte but gut-fill isn't something I value anyway. To me, the Black Beans and... More 

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El Segundo, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Enjoy the sushi and salads. The prime rib sandwich is a meal in its self. We enjoy the ice cream sundae when they have it. The chocolate sauce is terrific

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Houston, Texas
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I've traveled to this part of the country for the past 10 years and never miss a chance to dine at Houston's. Yes, it's a chain of restaurants but finding a higher quality of food and service is almost impossible so forget the fact that they're a chain for a moment. For the curious, this is part of the Hillstone... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Houston's is and has been one of my go-to places for many years now. It is just consistently good! There are many things on the menu that for me are the standard by which I judge those dishes. For instance, just the plain ol' hamburger. Or the Barb-b q ribs. Some of the best anywhere! The ribs are fall off... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Having a reservation here is a MUST! The French Dip sandwich is the BEST in the South Bay! The restaurant tends to be on the noisy side but not impossible to have a conversation. It will return over and over again for the French Dip sandwich!

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

The food was excellent. The trout, the kale salad, the spicy tuna roll. I was very impressed. The service was also excellent and its an outstanding environment for a business conversation or a romantic evening. Highly recommend.

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Los Angeles, California
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I used to LOVE LOVE LOVE this place. I really like it. The service was good but there were a few mishaps. there was something floating in water. The service wasn't as SWIFT, but still good. Just not impeccable, and for the price I remember impeccable. My steak was prepared well. My potato was lukewarm. This sounds worse than it... More 

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Honolulu
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Dined on a Tuesday, and the place was busy and lively. Friendly and helpful staff, plus delicious food. Had no reservations but sat in the bar area. We had the French Dip sandwich and Cheese burger. Both very ample and tasty. The place is huge with lots of parking.

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Additional Information about Houston's

Address: 1550 Rosecrans Ave Ste A, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-3717
Phone Number: +1 310-643-7211
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 80
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1550 Rosecrans Ave Ste A, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-3717
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-643-7211

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 80
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?