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Baleen Restaurant Redondo Beach

260 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
(310) 372-1202
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Ranked #43 of 264 Restaurants in Redondo Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: N. Harbor Drive
Description: Offering marina views with both indoor and outdoor dining, Baleen is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner while featuring Saturday & Sunday Brunch. From Crab Benedict at breakfast, Smoked Salmon at Brunch, local’s lunch time favorite New England Clam Chowder, to our top selling Roasted Sea Scallops & Braised Beef Short Ribs or Cane Sugar Seared Ahi Tuna at dinner, hand crafted cocktails and a culinary adventure awaits you at BALEEN.
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Nice selection of passed appetizers before dinner. Choice of 4 entrees plus soup or salad and dessert mad it more restaurant like than a banquet type meal. Clam chowder soup, salmon, and lemon meringue tart all very tasty with ample portions. Private room has great view (although it was dark), and the staff was friendly and helpful.

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I arrived at the Portofino hotel, and decided to walk across the street to the Baleen Restaurant. The restaurant's location is fabulous, with A goegeous view of the Redondo Beach Marina, packed with beautiful yachts and wheeling gulls. We showed up a few minutes before the 6 PM start of dinner service, so decided to eat in... More

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Southern California
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

First I want to say I am not the kind of reviewer that rips into places. If you look at my reviews most of them are pretty high. I was part of a large (14) group on Saturday night. I'll start at the beginning. I pulled my car up to where it said, "stop here. Valet Parking." We got out... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I had the salmon which was succulent and delicious and when combined with the Live Blues Singer and Guitarist made for a wonderful evening with friends. The only down side was the noise level. hard to carry on a conversation or listen to the music until we moved to the Bar area.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Excellent food and atmosphere, they have specials, music and are located literally across the street from the Portofino where we stayed and loved.

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New york
Top Contributor
309 reviews 309 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We had breakfast in this restaurant because we were staying in the hotel next door. One could either order a la carte or choose the buffet. I ordered a la carte, Huevos Redondos. it was okay. The service was efficient.

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Redondo Beach, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We chose Baleen for a girls night out based on the fact that they have live music in the bar. The website also said there would be music in the Kitchen however the Kitchen isn't open in the evening, so apparently it was in the lobby bar, which we did not visit. We stayed in the lounge area and arrived... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Baleen is a two story, attractive "restaurant" on the marina across the driveway from the Portofino Hotel. We first stopped for lunch but found a very limited menu so moved on to find another place. We did stop for very nice appetizers (they call them Tapa's but they don't bear much resemblance to the real thing in Spain) and drinks... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

While visiting the Portofino hotel across the way we were given a card for a free tapas or dessert with the purchase of an entree over at the Baleen restaurant. Since it was pretty late and we were hungry we devices to try it out. We were seated near a window facing the marina which was very nice, especially when... More

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Redondo Beach, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Wonderful view of the Marina, Best breakfast ever, mimosas in a fabulous glass and a quiche that was beyond fabulous. A must if you are in RB. Good for all meals. Very open almost like al fresco dining.

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Additional Information about Baleen Restaurant Redondo Beach

Address: 260 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Phone Number: (310) 372-1202
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redondo Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 1:00 am
Monday 6:30 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 6:30 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 6:30 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 6:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday 6:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 6:30 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: American

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