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15 1st St, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6070
562-431-5558
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7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Tue 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Lakewood, California
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

They have pasta and Mexican food. Good for a long and lazy "chat and visit" restaurant. The view never gets old. The laid back atmosphere is very relaxing the food is a plus.

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Thank Luchie B
Seal Beach, California
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've seen this place go through several owners, great fish & chips! Hours are kinda funky, hard to remember! Bloody Mary's need some work! It's on the sand at the rivers end! Fun!

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Thank Gregg B
Goodyear, Arizona
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this place, used to ride our bikes here every weekend when we lived in CA...good food, kind staff and dog friendly.

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Thank KailieGirl
Portland, Oregon
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

We went here to meet a family member while on a trip to the area. The food was just OK (kinda mixed reviews: fish tacos good, cheese plate mediocre, with some odd sausage that appeared inedible and cucumbers, and calamari strips decent) , the service was VEEERRRRRYYYYY SSSSLLLLOOOOOWWWWWW. Be prepared. But for a place to hang out, watch the beach,... More 

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Thank Bearstraveler
Seal Beach, California
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230 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

I love to bring my dogs, sit on the patio and watch the view of Catalina and Pallas Verde. In the afternoon there are kite surfers if it is breezy. Mornings bring bike riders down the river. Service is attentive but can be slow if it is busy. More time to enjoy the view and food.

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Thank sealbeachtraveler
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Enjoyed the walk along the beach to River's End for breakfast. The service was friendly and fast. We sat on the outdoor patio and enjoyed the views. Didn't feel too bad eating the huge portions because of the walk back to town. The whole breakfast and beach experience was great! Bring your appetite.

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1 Thank Jeanie H
San Francisco, California
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Went here for brunch on a Sunday. Apparently we got there early enough to get seating for a party of 6. The breakfast was fabulous. We all got something different including eggs, pancakes, french toast (huge fat slices). Coffee was replenished frequently as was tea and water. We sat outside and checked out the beach/ocean. Plenty of shade provided by... More 

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Thank PlanitPlanet
Culver City
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90 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Standard food in a great location. Burger pricey but not worth it. Expected more, after all the hype.

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Thank computerprofessor
Saint Louis, Missouri
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408 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

This restaurant is literally on the beach in Seal Beach, at the end of the San Gabriel River and the end of the bike trail. A favorite for bicyclists to have breakfast or coffee after riding down the trail. Food is good and service is great but the setting makes it truly special

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1 Thank califken
Seal Beach, California
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Affordable dining in a pleasant beach front atmosphere. Dogs allowed on patio. Have eaten here many times in the past couple of months, tried numerous items on menu. Good breakfast and lunch, accommodating staff, nice crowd. Great place for Sunday brunch or anytime when you have some guests along. It's fun. Thumbs UPPPPP!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 1st St, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6070
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Seal Beach
  • Phone Number: 562-431-5558

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?