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The Kettle

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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Satisfaction guaranteed our menu is only a guide, please feel free to be creative we are happy to suggest gluten–free items from our menu, please ask your server
APPETIZERS‏
5.95
The Wedge
A crisp wedge of iceberg lettuce, creamy bleu cheese dressing, bleu cheese crumbles, chopped tomato, shredded carrots and red onion
5.95
Sweet Potato Fries
Served with our 1000 island dressing
6.95
Buttermilk Onion Rings
Thick slices of onion are dipped in buttermilk, hand-breaded, and fried crispy, served with our cilantro buttermilk ranch dressing
8.25
Roasted Garlic Hummus
Served with warm pita bread, celery sticks, fresh cucumber, tomato and kalamata olives
10.75
Tres Tacos Pescados (3)
Crunchy cod, coleslaw, fresh cilantro, cheddar cheese and fire roasted salsa in soft corn tortillas
8.95
Panko Chicken Tenders (4) and Fries
Fresh boneless fillets are hand-breaded and fried, served with seasoned fries and our honey mustard dressing
8.95
California Skins
Fried potato skins topped with cheddar cheese, chopped bacon, tomato and scallions, served with cilantro buttermilk ranch dressing
9.25
Zucchini Parmesan
Zucchini sticks are seasoned, breaded and fried, then sprinkled with parmesan and served with your choice of dressing
9.95
Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip
Sun-dried tomatoes, swiss, jack and parmesan cheeses, served with warm pita bread
9.95
Panko Chicken Tenders (7)
Fresh boneless fillets are hand-breaded and fried, served with our honey mustard dressing
SOUP DU JOUR
Bowl 6.25
Monday
Corn chowder
Bowl 6.25
Tuesday
Split pea with smoked ham
Bowl 6.25
Wednesday
Portuguese sausage and bean
Bowl 6.25
Thursday
Broccoli cheese
Bowl 6.25
Friday
New england clam chowder
Bowl 6.25
Saturday
Cream of chicken
Bowl 6.25
Sunday
Summer gazpacho (served chilled)
SALADS‏
We serve all salads with a honey bran, carrot raisin, blueberry crumb, orange zest or banana nut muffin
10.95
Petite Soup and Salad
A cup of any of our soups with a small caesar, chinese chicken or grilled chicken cobb salad
Cup 12.95
Bowl 13.95
Soup and Salad
A small‏ crock of baked onion soup or a cup or bowl of the soup du jour and a caesar, chinese chicken or grilled chicken cobb salad
10.95
Chinese Chicken Salad
Breast of‏ chicken, scallions, julienned romaine, toasted wontons and rice sticks, tossed in a sesame oil and rice vinegar dressing
11.75
Grilled Chicken Cobb
Diced chicken, smoked bacon, avocado, green onions, vine ripe tomato, crumbled bleu cheese and chopped lettuce with choice of dressing
12.95
Crab Louie
Lump blue crab meat, hard cooked egg, avocado, cucumber, tomato, and radish sprouts served over crisp iceberg lettuce with 1000 island dressing on the side
11.75
Apple Walnut Bleu Cheese Salad
Crisp sliced green apple, crunchy walnuts, dried cranberries, crumbled bleu cheese and pomegranate seeds tossed with fresh greens and our balsamic vinaigrette
11.95
Panko Chicken Salad
Crunchy boneless tenders served over chilled greens tossed with honey mustard dressing, half an avocado, roma tomato, hard cooked egg, sliced cucumber and radish sprouts
11.75
Chopped Salad
Finely chopped genoa salami, chicken breast, feta cheese and roma tomato with grated carrots and garbanzo beans, we suggest our balsamic vinaigrette
11.75
Curried Chicken Salad
Our chunky curried chicken salad on fresh greens with half an avocado, radish sprouts, cucumber and roma tomato
SOUPS
6.95
French Market Onion Soup
Topped with a thick layer of melted mozzarella served with crisp parmesan garlic toast
6.95
Chicken Tortilla
Topped with grated monterey jack, fresh cilantro and crispy tortilla strips
6.25
Turkey Vegetable
SUPPERS‏
We serve dinner with one of our 4 daily soups or a mixed green or caesar salad, sauteed spinach, seasoned fries, red skinned mashed or roasted potatoes and dinner bread or a housemade muffin
CLASSICS
17.50
Braised Pot Roast
Choice chuck roast braised in red wine, beef stock and vegetables
17.50
Kenny's Beef Stew
Tender chunks of braised beef, carrots, celery, onions and sweet peas in a rich beef stock, served with crusted red skinned mashed potatoes and parmesan garlic toast (no additional potato or vegetable)
17.95
Mb Meatloaf
Made from scratch daily with brown sugar smoked bacon, onions, peppers, and our special blend of seasonings, topped with BBQ demi-glace, served with red skinned mashed potatoes and sauteed spinach
22.95
Slow Roasted Baby Back Ribs
Spice-rubbed and roasted until they are fall-off-the-bone tender, brushed with BBQ sauce, served with housemade buttermilk onion rings and coleslaw
24.95
New York Strip Steak (14 Oz.)
With our bleu cheese butter on request
PASTA‏
Served with one of our 4 daily soups or a mixed green or caesar salad and parmesan garlic toast
15.50
Walnut Basil Pesto Pasta
Angel hair pasta tossed in housemade pesto with shaved parmesan
16.50
Blackened Chicken Penne
Penne pasta tossed with grilled blackened chicken breast, scallions, sweet red pepper and parmesan cream
16.50
Angel Hair Carbonara
Angel hair pasta tossed with smoked ham, diced onion, sweet peas and sun-dried tomato pesto with parmesan cream sauce
17.50
Penne with Chicken, Spinach and Pine Nuts
Penne pasta tossed with grilled chicken breast, baby spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, feta cheese and pine nuts with our parmesan cream sauce
FISH
16.95
Beer Battered Fish and Chips
Moist fried cod fillets and seasoned fries served with coleslaw
18.95
Blackened Mahi Mahi
Fresh mango salsa, coconut rice, refried black beans and sriracha lime sauce on the side
19.95
Glazed Atlantic Salmon
Fresh ocean farmed salmon basted with sweet red chili sauce, rice vinegar and lime juice
21.95
House Crab Cakes and Chips
Made by hand with lump blue crab meat and served with seasoned fries over coleslaw and topped with tartar sauce and fresh mango salsa
CHICKEN‏
14.95
Stir Fry Chicken
Lots of chicken and crisp vegetables stir-fried in honey and soy sauce served on wild or coconut rice (no additional potato or vegetable)
16.95
Chicken Piccata
A fresh chicken breast sauteed with lemon juice, fresh garlic, capers and white wine, served with our roasted potatoes
16.95
Pelayo's Chicken Enchiladas
Three corn tortillas stuffed with shredded chicken, then covered with salsa verde, jack and feta cheeses, served with Mexican rice and black beans.
16.95
Butter Milk Honey Fried Chicken
Served over red skinned mashed potatoes with country gravy
PRICE RANGE
$20
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Diner, Soups
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I ate here on our first night in Manhattan Beach this April, and really loved our meals. I had the Pot Roast and my wife had the veggie burger. Both were outstanding! The burger had a nice crunchy outside to it that...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank CrazyHorseDave
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you stay too long the staff gets upset, so no lunch meetings for local business people here! I tried this once and some redheaded lady manager almost bit off my nose!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank aprilmarano
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very much enjoyed the home made granola, fruit and yogurt option. My wife had a more traditional breakfast and enjoyed it also.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank SteveMino
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hit the spot and was recommended by waitress when I inquired- that was 5 star. My son ordered spicy buffalo wings which were not spicy at all and the ranch was very thin and bland - perhaps watered down bc it was tasteless.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank RosalindC_12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had mahi mahi tacos and fried zucchini. They are OK, but very pricey....due to walking distance to beach. マヒマヒタコとフライドズッキニーは普通です。ビーチに近いロケーションのせいか、値段は高いです。

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Miru-chan
Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

Walked by this place forever. After a long day of driving and traffic, we wanted to go to a place with a wide variety of menu items and breakfast all day. The Kettle was the perfect call. We had, burgers, omelets and salads. Everyone was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank johnnK9517SK
Reviewed February 26, 2019 via mobile

I ate the humus; my daughter had the mini corn dogs. Service is excellent. The food was delicious. I had eaten here before and the food is very good. The portions are very generous. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank amdiaz
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

This place is ok!!! Nothing great or bad service was good drinks expensive but it’s where your at water and money if on a budget try somewhere else ❤️enjoy

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank pogosh
Reviewed February 3, 2019

Love the Kettle, always enjoy the food and old school decor. Great burgers anytime of day, with my favorite delicious choice being the reuben sandwich. For my kids, the pancakes get two thumbs up. Love that the place is open 24 hours. When you don’t...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Blake90266
Reviewed January 28, 2019 via mobile

Wasn’t so quick. My server kept forgetting that I was on the patio but then acted like I was going to run off without paying. If that was going to happen I would have took off in the 25 min window of no service.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank ashre28
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