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Admiral Risty

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31250 Palos Verdes Dr W, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-5361
+1 310-377-0050
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“flank steak” (20 reviews)
“seafood” (24 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
31250 Palos Verdes Dr W, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-5361
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81 - 90 of 221 reviews

Reviewed February 9, 2016

Just good food, great fish, friendly service in a beautiful ocean view setting. Been coming here for 30 years and still love it.

Thank cathy041
Wayne J, Owner at Admiral Risty, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2016

Cathy, thank you so much for all your support. Has it really been 30 years? That's incredible. Your loyalty means so much to all of us here at The Risty. Hope to welcome you back again soon. Take care, Wayne, owner

Reviewed January 17, 2016

Good brunch and reasonable-check out the view and amazing staff-An old place but worth the visit and a great bar for that thirst quenching drink

Thank george u
Wayne J, Owner at Admiral Risty, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2016

It's wonderful to hear from you, George! Thank you for this review -- we couldn't do what we do without the support of our amazing community. Looking forward to your next visit! See you soon, Wayne, owner

Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

If you like a good cocktail and full meal this is the place to go. Waiters very good, interior is old cruise ship style. Fish is fresh but both our choices sea bass and sole were broiled and covered in butter. In fact all our...More

Thank Ask2416
Wayne J, Owner at Admiral Risty, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2016

While I'm glad that you're such a fan of our cocktails, atmosphere, and service, it's a real shame that you weren't in love with your meal. This feedback is incredibly helpful, so I want to thank you for your review. Hopefully we can welcome you...More

Reviewed January 2, 2016

When we came to Admiral Risty, we ordered seafood. It was pretty pricey, but I'm willing to pay for good food for our anniversary. Came here once for our anniversary and never returned. Food was just ok.More

Thank soko y
Wayne J, Owner at Admiral Risty, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2016

I'm really disappointed that you feel our food is just OK. We work really hard to stand out among the crowd, so please know that we're taking your feedback to heart. Hopefully you'll get a chance to return so that we can show you how...More

Reviewed December 16, 2015

Great view and cocktails, food is good but overpriced. Classic old school restaurant if you like that sort of thing!

Thank Graham S
Wayne J, Owner at Admiral Risty, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2015

Graham, glad you stopped by! I do wish you would've left more impressed with the food, but hopefully we'll get a shot to show you an even better time soon. Cheers, Wayne, owner

Reviewed December 11, 2015

This restaurant is a little pricey for this area, but the food and the service are reliably top notch. You will never be disappointed if you eat here with your family or you are looking for a place that will impress a client.

Thank Stuart S
Wayne J, Owner at Admiral Risty, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2015

I'm thrilled you've had some great meals with us. Thanks for leaving such a kind review -- we all really appreciate it! Hope to see you again soon, Wayne, owner

Reviewed November 15, 2015

I grew up in PV, so we have been going to this place since I was a kid. It's almost amusing that this place pretty much never changes.......except for the prices, this place has always been pricey, but now it's beyond expensive, so for those...More

Thank Simple M
Wayne J, Owner at Admiral Risty, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2015

I want to thank you for your longtime support. It really means a lot to know that you've stuck with us for so long -- we're really grateful for that. You're right about not changing much. If it ain't broke, don't fix it, right? We...More

Reviewed November 12, 2015

Excellent food, great service, breathtaking view. We celebrated the anniversary of our marriage with our close friends. Great place for li punch an dinner!

Thank PVdoc
Wayne J, Owner at Admiral Risty, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2015

Nothing better than that view, is there? Thank you so much for your support -- all of us here at The Risty really appreciate you taking the time to leave this review. Hope to see you again soon, Wayne, owner

Reviewed November 3, 2015

We were a group of eleven. Our reserved table was ready for us in a cozy corner. The service was wonderful and accommodating giving us separate checks. The food was very good. Oysters, clam chowder, crab cakes, gravlox, fish of the day, kabobs and salads...More

Thank Beachredondo
Wayne J, Owner at Admiral Risty, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2015

I love that we were able to give you and your group such a fantastic time! Thank you so much for thinking of us for your night out. We truly appreciate your support and hope we get the opportunity to serve you again in the...More

Reviewed October 27, 2015

The Admiral Risty has been one of the best restaurants in the South Bay since I started going there when I was 16. The view is incredible, and all of the food is consistently excellent. The Sunday brunch is a big winner!

Thank Bennett R
Wayne J, Owner at Admiral Risty, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2015

Since you were 16, Bennett? That's incredible -- thank you so much for all the support. It's reviews like this and awesome people like you that make us love what we do so much. See you soon, Wayne, owner

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$25 - $35
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Scenic view, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31250 Palos Verdes Dr W, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-5361
    (Hawthorne Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Rancho Palos Verdes
  • Phone Number: +1 310-377-0050
  • E-mail
Description
Welcome to The Admiral Risty, a Palos Verdes Peninsula tradition since 1966! Conveniently located in Ranco Palos Verdes, this upscale American restaurant overlooks the Pacific Ocean with a beautiful view of Catalina Island. We offer award-winning food featuring fresh fish, aged steaks, lamb and poultry dishes, along with assorted appetizers including oysters, clams, house-cured Salmon Gravlex and house baked sour dough breads. Additionally, our full service bar offers a variety of cocktails, martinis and an extensive wine list recognized with the Wines of Excellence Award. For a special occasion celebration, The Admiral Risty is the perfect choice. Enjoy our spectacular ocean view and warm atmosphere while our experienced and competent staff members provide the perfect plan to meet your every need. We invite you to visit our website, then call to schedule your next event or make your dinner reservation and see why everyone is raving about The Admiral Risty.
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