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100 Terranea Way, Terranea Resort, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-1013
+1 310-265-2836
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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100 Terranea Way, Terranea Resort, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-1013
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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...More

Thank SuzWu
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...More

1  Thank Michael C
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...More

Thank mcaindeals
Reviewed July 6, 2016 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...More

1  Thank karenv764
Reviewed June 23, 2016

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
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
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...More

Thank Pitterrier
Reviewed March 31, 2016

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

Thank Lourdes N
Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

Had a beautiful table outside at sunset (although the sun sets on the other side of the Terranea Resort). This is the place for a special occasion. Great food. Amazing service. Not cheap!

Thank durningcomm26
Reviewed February 17, 2016

The food at mar'sel is delicious. The surroundings are divine. The wait staff is very personable. It is a dining experience with lots of fresh ingredients.

Thank Robert E
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July 16, 2015|
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Response from Betsie49 | Reviewed this property |
Well, it is CA and everything seems pretty casual. It was our anniversary dinner so we dressed up in nicer clothes but not jackets or anything. Anything goes, wear what you think is comfortable/nice. It does make me a bit... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $50
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Scenic view, Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions
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 90275-1013
    (Palos Verdes Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Rancho Palos Verdes
  • Phone Number: +1 310-265-2836
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  • This restaurant is at Terranea Resort
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