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Fonz's Steaks & Seafood

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1017 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
(310) 376-1536
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5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 39
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Pork chops are divine!

Our group ordered the pork chops, ahi tuna, and house meatloaf which were huge portions but excellent. The pork was a stand out. The accompanying vegetables were very poor unfortunately, only down side to this restaurant which has a nice atmosphere and great service.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Suzie P
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Our group ordered the pork chops, ahi tuna, and house meatloaf which were huge portions but excellent. The pork was a stand out. The accompanying vegetables were very poor unfortunately, only down side to this restaurant which has a nice atmosphere and great service.

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Manhattan Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

So sorry i had such a bad meal. The server did not even care that most of the food was not eaten. stay away.. this place is not for long. Suck it Fonze!

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Covington, Louisiana
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67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Food was excellent, service was great. Prices are on the high side but worth it. Save room for dessert, we tried 4 of them, all to die for!

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St. Paul, MN
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68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We were here with a relatively large group, but it didn't affect the quality of the food at all. Our server was enthusiastic and really "sold" every dish. I sampled a bit of everyone's food, and there was not a single misstep in our dishes. If you're in the mood for quality, unassuming food, then this is your best bet... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We've been going to Fonz's for years. It has a good selection on the menu and always several options for nightly specials. The husband and I have tried many dishes and have never been disappointed. Most recently we enjoyed the warm goat cheese salad, short ribs, seared ahi and wasabi mashed potatoes. Everything was delicious. Service is always excellent. It... More 

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Los Angeles
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162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Fonzies is a few steps away from MBBlvd by more civilized and perhaps 20% cheaper than FWD or MBPost. its less crowded and on a week night you can generally walk in and get a table. You can also get parking most of the time. Book on weekends and holidays. The food is a range from good salads, pasta, seafood... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Fonzes has a fine patina of good food and service. Nothing extra fancy but reliable dining experience. Mostly locals who know the whole crowd and servers. Pork chop is especially yummy! Happy hour menu is terrific as well.

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Plantation, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We had a nice dinner here with several friends on a recent trip to Manhattan Beach. The Tortilla soup was very tasty and I really enjoyed the Pear salad that I ordered to go with it. Others in our party ordered risotto, steak and the fish tacos. Everyone was very pleased with their food and the service was excellent. They... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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273 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

The place looks pld and smells funny. Having said that, the food was good and the service amazing. Meat was very well cooked and mashed potatoes tasty.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We happened upon this gem as we were wrapping up our day in Manhattan Beach. The service was very good and the server was able to make knowledgeable recommendations. We were seated in the far back of the restaurant, so the atmosphere was a little lost on us. My meatloaf was incredible and my husband's mahi mahi was just okay.... More 

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Additional Information about Fonz's Steaks & Seafood

Address: 1017 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Phone Number: (310) 376-1536
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 40
Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1017 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
  • Phone Number: (310) 376-1536

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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