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“Why do people like dumpy dive bars?”
Review of Shellback Tavern

Shellback Tavern
Ranked #34 of 194 Restaurants in Manhattan Beach
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Late Night
Reviewed July 15, 2012

Typical bar food nothing special here. Ground beef tacos were good as well as chicken tenders. Very small order of fried clams. Pitchers of domestic were $10 bucks. Import drafts start @ about $ 6 bucks and up for 12 oz. Alot of rich pretty boys reliving their college days. Bathrooms were gross. It's a bar. Not a restaurant for families.

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Reviewed July 12, 2012

Shellback was OK... Bloody Mary's not so great for $13 bucks!?!? We actually had better ones for less across the street. Great spot if you want to have a beer and Buffalo Wings but not impressed with their cocktails for the price. 2nd time I've visited...same impression

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Reviewed June 21, 2012

I liked this place. It is located right next to the BrewCo, by the pier. Terrific local place. Good drink choices and food.

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Reviewed May 29, 2012

Great place to go for a drink after a day on the beach. The food there isn't my thing, just a funk ace to hang out

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Reviewed May 16, 2012

They have pacifico on tap! A friend and i visted on the reccomendation of a waitress on a recent trip to manhattan beach. It was a great place to have a drink and relax!

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