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100 Terranea Way, Terranea Resort, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 80275 (Palos Verdes Drive)
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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los angeles
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94 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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

Thank Charis2009
Bakersfield, California, United States
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433 reviews
296 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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.

Thank Tommy L
Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Thank SuzWu
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank mcaindeals
Rolling Hills Estates
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful location for a memorable dining experience. The menu makes it difficult to choose what you want to eat! Everything is tasty and well presented. Reservations can be a bit difficult! Once the sun goes down, there isn't any wind. If dining outside, bring a wrap!

Thank karenv764
San Diego
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very attentive staff and the service was off the charts. Fresh fish was FABULOUS. If you get in the area of this restaurant, you will NOT be disappointed. Will return to this restaurant again.

Thank Dan K
St. George, VA
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Beautiful setting. I had the John Dory with masaia olive oil, hand cut nasturtium pasta and verjus glaze and was very pleased with my choice.

Thank MCRamsey
Palm Beach, Florida
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76 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

We made reservations for a dinner party of ten in Mar'Sel's private dining room. The process of booking the private room and making menu selections seemed a little complicated, but the moment we arrived I understood why. The venue is mind blowingly beautiful. The property is located on the cliffs overlooking the Pacific with lush gardens and views that are... More 

Thank Pitterrier
New York City, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

Food presentation is fantastic! The seafood selection is always fresh. The staff is very accommodating.

Thank Lourdes N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
American, Seafood, Gluten Free
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
Scenic view
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Terranea Way, Terranea Resort, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 80275
    (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?