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1138 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5330
310-545-8511
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12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 128
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  • 50
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  • 15
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great place

Wow this was the breakfast I had in the states!!! Everything seemed so fresh and tasty. Would have loved to have tried there main meals but we didn't have time. Really loved this place. Great how you get a fresh orange juice included.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
Cooper5678
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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Walkerton, Indiana
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Good variety, had the baby back melt in your mouth ribs, open casual atmosphere, decent prices, will go again

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Wow this was the breakfast I had in the states!!! Everything seemed so fresh and tasty. Would have loved to have tried there main meals but we didn't have time. Really loved this place. Great how you get a fresh orange juice included.

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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We had dinner during our vacation the portions are huge you can't finish them. The food is very tasty and well cooked. The staff and service very friendly.

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Warrington, UK
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114 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Had a fabulous lunch here. We shared some garlic 'steak' chips which were basically crispy yet fluffy twice- or thrice-cooked chips, totally gorgeous. Then I had the ricotta and veg salad - roasted veg including mushroom, aubergine, charred red pepper, pine nuts, ricotta, balsamic, cherry toms with tasty greens… lovely. Hubby had the burrito which was also excellent. Great value,... More 

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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The Kettle is a Manhattan Beach classic having been in same location 30 years+. Had breakfast with family and all satisfied. Great egg white omelet. Kids loved their french toast special. Not fancy but solid. Friendly service. Loved going back again after many years.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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108 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Says they are "world famous" ... hmmm. Food was just OK as was the service. Enjoyed sitting outside on their patio (there is also lots of indoor seating). Meals run about $18-$22. Parking can be a challenge.

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North Potomac, MD
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

Year after year, my review would be the same: Great Food, Great Location. I've tried a number of the choices on the menu and the servings are good size and fresh. I would recommend trying their Black Bean Burger. Tough to beat. Home made.

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Riverside, CA
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Each year, a friend visits from Japan and on his last day, we come to The Kettle. It's really great food but is very popular, so here's some advice: Have someone dropped off to put your group name in (remember to count small children, even if they need a high chair), it's two hour parking so you should be able... More 

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Glendale, Arizona
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The have the best fried zucchini and all their food is great! It's with in walking distant to the beach and lots of shops around.

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Bakersfield,CA
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67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

We actually just came here because it was the only place open in the morning. But it turned out to be a good decision. Good portion sizes and not too expensive. Our waitress was also really nice.

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Additional Information about The Kettle

Address: 1138 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5330
Phone Number: 310-545-8511
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Cafe, Diner

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1138 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5330
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
  • Phone Number: 310-545-8511

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Cafe, Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?