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mar'sel

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100 Terranea Way, Terranea Resort, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 80275 (Palos Verdes Drive)
310-265-2836
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This restaurant is at Terranea Resort
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10:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 10:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 82
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great

Everything about it was great - the setting, the service, and the food. I had the New Zealand lamb which was a special. It was cooked to perfection.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
leojtracnik
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Rapid City, South Dakota
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Rapid City, South Dakota
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212 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Everything about it was great - the setting, the service, and the food. I had the New Zealand lamb which was a special. It was cooked to perfection.

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utah
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a party of five and met for dinner at 7:30pm. While we were immediately seated and met by the server, once we ordered it took quite a while for the food to arrive. It was okay since we were chatting and enjoying the view. The outdoor patio, weather permitting, is the place to eat, by the way.

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Thank UtahTraveldude
Sacramento, California
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow, this place is definitely something!!! The View, the view, the view!!!! Food is creatively prepared and presented. It's a farm to table kinda of place where they grow their own crops and serve fresh and organic foods.

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Thank aliesem
jupiter
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a cool but sunny Sunday , we headed for RPV , we were lucky to get a table outside with fabulous views, the staff was awesome , we needed umbrella, cushions for my back and had all sort of questions , they could not have been more accommodating ! The food was good but not spectacular, good presentation and... More 

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Thank cocobay
Chicago, Illinois
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314 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

I was not able to dine at Mar'sel's but I did make a reservation for my parents who dine out very frequently. My father said this was the best filet he ever tasted and he's had many filets in his lifetime (spanning over 90 years). My mother thought her halibut was wonderful. They would have loved to have the rest... More 

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Thank toadsoup
Bend, Oregon
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

WOW! WOW! WOW! This is five star dining at its best! the teams executed perfect delivery of some of the finest culinary delights. Shaved truffle on light pasta, Oysters on the half shell, delightful deserts and wonderful wine pairings. If you treat your self to this luxury... make sure you ask for Sophia. She conducts service to the ultimate perfection... More 

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Thank Shannon M
Whippany, New Jersey
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I had dinner here for a special occasion and I had the best dinner in a long time. I had a fresh salad with crabmeat and a file mignon and it was really all perfect.

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Thank s0ccerm0m003
Southern California
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

Had a generally terrible meal there today. This has been a favorite restaurant. New chef. Hopefully he will get better but it will be a while before we try again.

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Thank jvacationer
Riverside, California
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110 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

The premier restaurant at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes,CA is not to be missed. My filet mignon was done perfectly to my request and of top quality. My wife loved her halibut. The service was attentive and excellent.

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Thank Hans W
Newport Beach, CA
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319 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

This was our third visit to mar'sel, and it was far better than any other experience in the past. Dinner on Saturday night not only over the top romantic due to the 180 degree ocean views, but the food was spectacular. Our server, Felix, truly made our evening relaxing and enjoyable. My halibut was heavenly, as was my crab salad.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 100 Terranea Way, Terranea Resort, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 80275
    (Palos Verdes Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Rancho Palos Verdes
  • Phone Number: 310-265-2836

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Scenic view
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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