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Review of Admiral Risty

Admiral Risty
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Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $35
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Hawthorne Blvd
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.
Minneapolis, MN
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Meh”
Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

View of the ocean, can't be beat. Food, nothing special, competent. Service, above average. Lots of people seem to like it for its familiarity, and it is familiar like every other supper club.

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Torrance, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great restaurant”
Reviewed July 12, 2014

The Admiral Risty has been around for many, many years and is one of the only restaurants that still includes all the side dishes with your main course. The food is delicious and the service is excellent. The choices of food are excellent along with a great choice of wines, even by the glass. It is a great place to celebrate a special occasion with an excellent ocean view.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank Sallie50
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Palos Verdes Estates, California
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“As good as it gets”
Reviewed June 30, 2014

The halibut is as fresh as it gets. You can choose 4 different ways of preparation, the absolute secret is the garlic butter one. Crisp salad with junky blue cheese dressing. The ocean view is most enjoyable, in particular at sunset. The service is very attentive, we go to Risty's so frequently that the waiter remembers what dish and even how we like it prepared.
Highly recommended seafood restaurant, worth every $$$ spent.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Ulrike Z
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The Dalles, Oregon
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Sunset & Seafood!”
Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

My longtime favorite when returning to the San Pedro/Palos Verdes area. Great fresh seafood, excellent service, and a table by the window at sunset, all keep me returning.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank alfazio
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Sunset Beach, North Carolina
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82 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Comfortable Place”
Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

This place has been in business a long time. The restaurant is comfortable in its age with some exceptional light fixtures made of shells and copper tubing simulating flowering vines. Food quality was above average. Server was attentive and timely. Ambience is good, overlooking the Pacific with inside seating only.

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