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The Kettle

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Coffee Shop, Diner
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1138 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5330
310-545-8511
Website
Today
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups

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Visitor rating
  • 106
    Excellent
  • 131
    Very good
  • 43
    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
Good burger

We got the Kettle burgers. It was just what a good basic burger should be. Nothing fancy. Just a good burger. It was what I wanted at that time and I was not disappointed.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
lhaynes83
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Rocky Mount, NC
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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Rocky Mount, NC
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We got the Kettle burgers. It was just what a good basic burger should be. Nothing fancy. Just a good burger. It was what I wanted at that time and I was not disappointed.

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Buffalo, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Had a large group and staff was able to accomodate us right away. All were pleased with their meals and the service. Nice variety of menu offerings. Comfortable atmosphere.

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Los Angeles, California
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

We hadn't been to the Kettle in many years. We decided to go recently and did not regret our decision. I like the fact that they have a large variety of foods to choose from. I had the tuna melt and my wife had a salad. Food was good quality. Service was fast and great. I recommend sitting on the... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Great food, reasonably priced and excellent service. A short walk from the beach and In a lovely setting, the staff were particularly friendly and looked after our large group with speed. A1

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Newcastle, UK
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51 reviews 51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

My friend and I decided to eat here because it had an outdoor eating area, and also looked really popular when we arrived via bus into Manhattan Beach. We were greeted warmly and shown to a seat outside. There was a great deal of choice on the menu. We ordered potato skins between us to start and when they arrived... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

We went with a large business group and can say that the food was good and the service was very good even though we spanned a few tables. No-one had a bad word about their food and I had a very nice burger. I would visit again.

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Montreal, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Good food, good value We were 5 adults, on a Sunday, our son gave a tour of Manhattan beach. Gorgeous day!! we had to wait about 45 minutes for a table, wasn't so bad, it seemed everywhere else was just as long.Our first time here. The food was very fresh and everyone enjoyed. Their service was very good. The food... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island, United States
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40 reviews 40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Had to visit on our first trip to California. The service was great. We all had breakfast. There coffee was good and I did not wait for a refill which is very important. We were a party of 4 and were all pleased with our selections. I had an orange muffin but of course had to try out the others.... More 

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Toulouse, France
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I discovered the Kettle on Manhattan Beach during vacation in US. I'm from France and I loved this restaurant for this quality of service and dishes. The atmosphere is typic and cool like waiters and waitress. Good price and good location. Heaven on earth!

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Chicago, Illinois
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60 reviews 60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

This is a great place to stop for lunch after a day at the beach. The places right by the beach were packed and had a wait. The Kettle had no wait time but still had a lot of people. The food was very tasty! Warm fresh muffins are must have here! Yummy! I had the BLT with avocados, the... More 

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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 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, 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

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?