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1138 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5330
13105458511
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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: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 132
    Excellent
  • 141
    Very good
  • 52
    Average
  • 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
Unique Sandwhich Menu

The patio was fabulous and the menu a nice change of pace. The service was very good. Will definitely stop again when in Manhattan Beach.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
Dan R
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Sterling, Illinois
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  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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Sterling, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The patio was fabulous and the menu a nice change of pace. The service was very good. Will definitely stop again when in Manhattan Beach.

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Redondo Beach
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This is basically good for breakfast as lots of choices Nice fun setting in Manhattan Beach Has been closed down a few times for lack of cleaning in the kitchen area which always makes me nervous nut have never noticed a lack of cleaning when there

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Manhattan Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The Kettle is a "best of breed" coffee shop. All the entrees are good to excellent, fresh baked muffins and the ocean breeze top it off.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I used to eat at this place back in my teens and returned on a recent visit to the area. The Kettle was still there, although I was not surprised. This place is a mainstay and continues to live up to expectations. If you have a choice, go here for breakfast but also a great spot for lunch or dinner.... More 

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Alameda, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

The Kettle was recommended by our motel clerk. We typically review and do our own research before selecting a restaurant, however, with a 12 hour day of wedding work ahead of us, we thought we would chance it. Well, in the end, we were pleased by the food and service and location. Open 24/7, the Kettle offers an extensive menu... More 

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Walkerton, Indiana
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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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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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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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1138 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5330
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
  • Phone Number: 13105458511

Price and Cuisine

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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?