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“Great food in a charming setting”

Chef Melba's Bistro
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Ranked #32 of 138 Restaurants in Hermosa Beach
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 15th street
Reviewed June 23, 2011

This is a small and lovely bistro with an open kitchen that allows the chef to conect with patrons while cooking on a grill. Our dinner of scallops was perfectly cooked -- one of the best seafood dinners during our week-long stay in southern California. The service was friendly and charming. And prices were reasonable. There's a $15 corkage fee if you want to bring your own wine. Or you can order wine by the glass or by the bottle from a small but good quality wine list. A great place for quiet conversation and/or a romantic evening. And a great location just one block from the beach and the Beach House Hotel.

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Reviewed June 13, 2011

the food is gourmet and great but not cheap. limited tables. crowded.

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Reviewed May 29, 2010

We dared to try a new restaurant last week and were very pleasantly surprised. This place is so nice inside. White table cloths, has a romantic feel. Service was great, but most of all the food was just delicious. We can not wait to go back to try their other dishes. Really like the fact that they use only fresh available ingredients, so the menu will change accordingly. Trait of a really great chef. It is very appreciated.
This place is also right near the beach so it is very, very pleasant area to walk around before or after dinner. Well done!

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Thank Cynrunner
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Reviewed September 12, 2009

Chef Melba's was highly recommended by the concierge at our hotel and we were so pleased that we went there. The restaurant was cozy and comfortable, the menu was interesting and eclectic, with a California flair, and the food was well prepared and graciously served. We thought the prices were very reasonable for the quality of the food we had. Be sure to try it if you're in the Hermosa Beach area.

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Thank phyllisbk
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Reviewed March 20, 2016
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