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100 Terranea Way, Terranea Resort, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-1013 (Palos Verdes Drive)
310-265-2836
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Bedford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic evening! Best of an 18 day trip from Las Vegas to SF to LA! Michael and Eric wonderful in the restaurant - great food and awesome view! The real highlight was Zach and Adam at the bar - great banter and belly laughs! Best ever and highly recommend! Thanks guys.

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Thank Nikki M
Westlake Village, California
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187 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Mar'sel has wonderful ambiance and service. This is definitely a restaurant for a special celebration or romantic evening. The food was exceptional. HIghly recommend ordering the Branzino (Mediterranean fish) and try one of their delicious desserts. Recommend asking for an outside table with an ocean view.

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Thank JMH1986
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great service provided by Sophia!! All so good, but especially the lamb and pasta. All vegetables are local, fresh, crisp, just perfect! An amazing wine list!

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Thank mrscfkeane
LA
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

1. Staff / Service was cold, unfriendly, and inexperienced. 2. Very pricey, which would have been fine if my steak wasn't Denny's quality. My daughter's pasta dish was quite good. 3. Gorgeous location - my suggestion - go to Nelson's at the same resort. They have a killer burger.

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Thank Sue451
Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a large business dinner two nights in a row and everything' was superb and delicious. Wonderful menu and attentive and knowledge service

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Thank Michelle201511
los angeles
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97 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful view from the outdoor terrace.Very helpful and attentive staff. Delicious bread-delicious steak. (Once it was cooked to my wife's taste). Delicious ocean trout (halibut not in season) Highly recommended

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Thank Charis2009
Bakersfield, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Came here because staying at hotel and wanted to celebrate and anniversary. Slow service all the way around. Tonight I'll go somewhere else with better service.

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Thank Tommy L
Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We capped off our girls' weekend at Terranea with dinner here and it did not disappoint! The view itself was spectacular, especially when you are seated outside during sunset. The service was exceptional and their bread basket is to die for! The muffins were so yummy! The food was delicious also. Although the prices are a bit steep for the... More 

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Thank SuzWu
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

First off, Mar'sel's is a world class fine dining restaurant. Great food, wine, and a very nice setting that you won't get a lot of other places in the world. The hottest restaraunt tip I ever received had to do with Mar'sel. The menu offers a great variety, seasonal specials, and it is all good. But my all time favorite... More 

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Lynnfield, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Beautiful location and great staff but I was disappointed with the food, My daughter and I ordered the nasturtium pasta, we both did not like it at all. Basically it is extra wide large noodles that were gummy and full of vegetables. No flavor and sour. The rest of our party (4) ordered the filet. All ordered medium but they... More 

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Restaurant Details

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
Average prices
$31 - $50
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Private Dining, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Terranea Way, Terranea Resort, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-1013
    (Palos Verdes Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Rancho Palos Verdes
  • Phone Number: 310-265-2836
  • This restaurant is at Terranea Resort

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?