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Baleen Kitchen

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$$ - $$$
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260 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90277-2033 (N. Harbor Drive)
+1 310-372-1202
6:30 am - 1:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 1:00 am
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Saturday morning; very relaxed atmosphere. Excellent granola; love the coffee!! Service was attentive.

Thank Stefan M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We came here because it was across the street from our hotel. We had been driving all day so we just wanted a cocktail after checking in to the hotel. The view of the harbor is fabulous, we enjoyed looking at all of the boats and watching people stow away items after their sunset sails

Thank Marion R
York, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at Baleen's Kitchen twice during our stay in Redondo Beach. The first time we were just exploring the area and stumbled across this great location to eat, right on the marina with water views from most every seat both upstairs and down. The first time we had brunch upstairs because we didn't see the great seating downstairs on... More 

Thank ctheworld024
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The options here are endless, if you want to just relax with a beer , or eat with your family this is definitely worth a visit , view over the marina is superb , especially when the sun goes down

Thank 700harvey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate dinner here in Nov 2016. Nice ambience, new waitress, lots of noise from the bar area. The food was not bad, but nowhere near the quality that I expected given it's lofty rating from TA members. It just was not up to the standards I expect coming from Portland, Oregon. Sometimes I get the feeling that Southern California... More 

Thank Randy S
West Palm Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sat in the bar area for drinks and appetizers…the food was small portions but delicious! Drinks were also very good, the service was a little slow and they were not very friendly.

Thank bbee224
leawood, kansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Right on Portofino hotel property.. had pork chop...very good. Service good. Others in party had steak, and salmon, both very good. Nice clasy atmosphere.

Thank colesloough
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were wrapping up a business trip and wanted to stop for one last view of the Pacific before the flight back to New York. I looked for a place on the water and Baleen seemed like a good bet. I am glad we chose it. The views overlooking the marina in Redondo Beach are spectacular; if... More 

Thank Donna C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the ambiance. Baleen's kitchen is a wonderful complement to The Portofino Hotel although they can each stand on their own. The food was delicious. Coupled with fireplace seating & a marina view, it was a wonderful experience.

Thank myjobcoach
Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Baleen and given the menu prices we expected much more in the way of service. Our group of three ordered small plate entree's and no alcohol, consequently we were at the bottom of our server's priority list. Our food was excellent: lobster mac & cheese, grilled shrimp, clam chowder. Preparation was thoughtful and presentation... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $50
Bar, American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
6:30 am - 1:00 am
6:30 am - 1:00 am
6:30 am - 1:00 am
6:30 am - 1:00 am
6:30 am - 1:00 am
6:30 am - 1:00 am
6:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 260 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90277-2033
    (N. Harbor Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redondo Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-372-1202
Offering marina views with both indoor and outdoor dining, BALEENkitchen is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner while featuring our Bottomless Mimosas and 'Make Your Own' Bloody Mary Bar Weekend Brunch. From Huevos Redondos at breakfast, Smoked Salmon, Cornmeal Pancakes and Orecchiette at brunch, local's lunch time favorite Lobster 'Mac & Cheese,' to our top selling Miso Sea Bass, Braised Beef Short Ribs and Seafood Spaghetti at dinner, hand crafted cocktails, a local craft beer selection and a culinary adventure awaits you at BALEENkitchen. Offering daily Happy Hour specials and live music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings, there's always something happening at BALEENkitchen!

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