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The Strand House

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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117 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5431 (Ocean Drive)
+1 310-545-7470
10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 am
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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100 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have to plead guilty to a little bias here because I know the manager, nevertheless, the title of this review says it all. Not only is the view excellent, the restaurant is constructed in such a way that it takes full advantage of the location. It is split level with the bar below and the dining above. Besides excellent... More 

Thank pipehorse
Bogota, Colombia
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing! Food was delicious. We order pizza and Brussels sprouts for appetizers and i had the tuna aioli salad and it was delicious. The view is perfect and service was really good. I would recommend.

Thank Ana M
Charlotte, North Carolina
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to have a drink, chill or hang with friends. Bar service is excellent and view of the pier and ocean is fantastic For the price food is marginal. Had the pork chop. It had great flavor, just a little dry and plate was a little bland. For $35 not sure was worth it with many better food options... More 

Thank JimmyB_NC
Murrieta, California
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Some ladies and I celebrated a milestone birthday and were treated exceptionally. Table by the awesome view at sunset and complimentary champagne on arrival. Topped it off with complimentary dessert and our bday cake. Our waiter Brandon was very attentive to us and made it extra special, he even took care of our almost-expired parking meter. An extraordinary visit.

Thank Gogs1225
Geneva, Switzerland
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197 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The tarte flambée was good, a little heavy on the cheese, the deco is nice and the location great. I am very disappointed though that a restaurant featuring 40 dollars a bottle wines would not list at least a couple of organic ones in each of the categories.

Thank CDFBologna
London, United Kingdom
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169 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did not need reservations to sit at the bar. Nice view and nice atmosphere for a conversation. Wide selection of drinks, beer and wine. Ate the chicken dinner that came with sweet potatoes and veggies. It was an average portion and good. Would go back if in the area.

Thank Robyn C
Seattle, Washington
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66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can't beat the view at sunset. So pretty! Good (enough) food, good drinks. Good crowd too for that matter. Mix of tourists and locals. Dress to impressish (it's so chill lots of jeans but folks dress up too)

Thank jennifer m
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90 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let's start with kind of the obvious... the main reason you go to the Strand House is for the view. We did a team dinner that included a view of the sunset, so it really doesn't get much better than that when it comes to that aspect. As for the food, the menu is a bit limited, and while a... More 

Thank Bucketfoot
Los Angeles, California
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Due to being only a couple of blocks from the beach and the Manhattan Beach pier, this is a great place to bring visitors to the L.A. area. The view of the ocean and pier is outstanding. The restaurant is lovely and the food is fine. A tad expensive. You're paying for the view. A friend and I shared several... More 

Thank DeniseWakeman
Port Byron, Illinois
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have heard so many great things about this place so I guess I was just expecting more! To me, it was just an okay, overly priced place to eat. No parking here! Find a spot and feed the meter. I'm from the Midwest area and I like a good steakhouse myself. I ordered an appetizer for dinner because I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $55
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5431
    (Ocean Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-545-7470
"This place is only a month old but very hip- excellent food. Sits right on the hill overlooking the pier at Manhattan Beach".

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