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The Kettle

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$$ - $$$
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1138 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5330
+1 310-545-8511
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Best Breakfast Ever! Everything was perfect: Eggs, bacon, toast, coffee, pancakes, etc. It was perfect. The waiter went out of his way to be helpful. The decor is amazing and I can't wait to go back!

Thank Aaron J
New York City, New York
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This comfortable, large restaurant in the middle of the affluent village of Manhattan Beach, is a welcome change from the very pricey others in the town. Basic food but well prepared. Open 24 hours a day so breakfast through late snack available. Their onion soup is excellent as are their burgers, potato skins and salads. The menu is enormous so... More 

Thank waterphyllis
apache junction
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very poor quality of food! We ordered three French onion soup all came Luke warm sent back still not hot and no taste! We have had good soup here last year but will not be back at $10 a bowl!

Thank donna g
Boulder, Colorado
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63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Huge restaurant blocks from Manhattan Beach. Serves families and individuals with a huge menu. Everyone loves the fresh made muffins and are generally a take home item after you have enjoyed great food and amazing service. Also, kudos to the server who catered to my father who needed a little extra help with his walker and shaking hands. They made... More 

Thank DiversionUTL
Manhattan Beach, California
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an establishment here in Manhattan Beach. Family owned for many years always a good place for breakfast or brunch tho we had a great dinner here too. A favorite for locals and tourist too.

Thank lastres0rt
Towson, Maryland
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603 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 355 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

....well anyway classic American dishes, very popular, very good service. I was hoping for a wider range of dishes. Well the opportunity to stay outdoors even in winter.

Thank raoulhood
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a party of 8 adults stopping for a meal after a theater performance, traveling in several different cars. My spouse and I were the last to arrive, a few minutes after the others. Another member of our party told us that we should be seated in about 15 minutes, so we all settled down outside on the available... More 

Thank adulttraveler
El Segundo, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of my go-to breakfast places - get there early or there WILL be a line. Always prompt service - the standard breakfast options but take my word for it and get the muffins, they are so good.

Thank nancyesca
Atlanta, Georgia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With a very early flight out of LAX, i stayed at a  hotel near the airport.  I was looking a decent, and reasonably priced restaurants nearby, so of course I checked trip advisor.  The Kettle was highly reviewed and only 15 mins away in the Manhattan Beach area.  There was no wait, which was nice.  The restaurant's ambiance was very... More 

Thank 2adroit
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40 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I returned to the Kettle today for breakfast. I have been here several times over the years. It really does have the best breakfast in town.

Thank Marsh604

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Diner, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1138 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5330
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-545-8511

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