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Cafe Pierre - CLOSED

317 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
(310) 545-5252
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Price range: $31 - $80
Hours:
Sun - Wed 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: European, French, Italian, Californian
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Highland Ave.

39 reviews from our community

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  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Manhattan Beach, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

We were patrons of the previous restaurant, Cafe Pierre, which they closed and re-opened as Love & Salt. We have been there twice and really enjoy everything about it. The service has been great, and the food outstanding. We are so happy to have another good Italian restaurant in our area. They have been so busy that it is hard... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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114 reviews 114 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Last night was my first dining experience at this Manhattan Beach French cuisine stalwart. Enjoyed it thoroughly. Good food, especially the specials, good service and a lot of energy. Our server told us that on 4-13-2014 the place is shutting down and will remodel and reinvent itself as an Italian restaurant. The good news for Francophiles is that some of... More 

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Hermosa Beach, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

The manager, Victor, has been with the restaurant a long time and is a wonderful host. The food continues to be fresh and tasty and while not as innovative as some of the newer places is consistent and well worth a visit. Check it out!

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Los Angeles, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

We live in north LA county and were meeting friends who live in OC so wanted a place in the "middle". I found Cafe Pierre on Tripadvisor and based on the reviews we decided to give it a try. We arrived at 7:30 and our table was ready. Immediately, we knew we were in for a treat as we read... More 

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Southern Pines, North Carolina
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

How can you lose when the owner is there to greet you. He even came over to check on us when we were done. We had excellent service. Our waiter was attentive without being too intrusive. The choices were varied ...even have small plates! All in all, a very pleasant experience. I would recommend this restaurant to my friends.

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PVE
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

There was a time, 10 years ago, when Cafe Pierre was the only place for foodies in MB. Now MB is full of new restaurants catering to a more discerning diner. Yet Cafe Pierre should not be overlooked. The updated interior from a few years ago is a welcoming spot to sit and eat, and the menu provides a diverse... More 

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Oxnard, CA
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140 reviews 140 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Had not been to Manhattan Beach for many years. It was an early Friday evening and many of the "watering holes" were filled to overflowing with loud 20 somethings. We selected Cafe Pierre based on wanting a quiet romantic dinner and trying French foods. We did not have reservations but it was early in the evening and they seated us... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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177 reviews 177 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Had an early dinner business meeting with clients starting at around 6 pm. On a Thursday night the place was pretty empty when we arrived, and gradually filled to about 3/4 full by the time we left at 830. Right on the main street in MB, its in the same block as many other restaurants and bars. Service was very... More 

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El Segundo, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

A gracious and cozy French cafe run by a delightful woman who pays attention to her customers. Well-ttrained wait staff and nicely prepared food. The menu tends to slowly change over time, so if you come to like one particular dish, it might not be there when you return. A nice place for lunch with a first date.

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Beverly Hills, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Care Pierre is a true find in the Los Angeles area. This is the fourth time we've been there, and our experiences have been consistent. The food is excellent in terms of flavor, presentation and value. The bar has a cool vibe to it. The service was professional and each waiter we've had was very well trained. This is a... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Pierre

Address: 317 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Phone Number: (310) 545-5252
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 80
Cuisine: European, French, Italian, Californian

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