Here you will find restaurants in our local area. We've tried them all and given you our own food review. These are only a handful of the restaurants but there are several others around the South Bay area with all types of cuisine at your fingertips! Visit Open Table to help make reservations or contact us for any questions or other suggestions.
Downtown Manhattan Beach (our favorites)
Rock 'N Fish
120 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
Average price: $21-30
Telephone: (310) 379.9900
Reservations are a must if you want to enjoy the incredible food at Rock 'N Fish. The restaurant is located downtown MB right next to the Manhattan Beach pier. Love the clam chowder and crab cakes here.
Mama D's Original Italian Kitchen
1125 Manhattan Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Average price: $9-$20
Telephone: (310) 546.1492
Reservations can be made for this quaint, reputable, family Italian restaurant. Mama D's is famous for its Mama D's sauce which is a mix of alfredo and red sauce - exceptional! This restaurant is part of a delivery service LAbite.com.
Manhattan Beach Brewing Co.
124 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Average price: $15 or less
Telephone: (310) 798.2744
MB Brewing Co. is one of CA oldest brew pubs, brewing over 35 small batch brews. Jason prefers the Blond or the Amber Ale. JoAnn loves their homemade pretzels. MB Brewing Co. has exceptional sandwiches, burgers and salmon entrees.
1138 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Cuisines: Diner/coffee shop
Average price: $5-$20
Telephone: (310) 545.8511
The Kettle is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The menu offers a variety of items from soups of the day, to salads, burgers and sandwiches. It is located on the corner of Manhattan Beach Blvd and Highland right in the middle of downtown MB.
North End Manhattan Beach (some of our favorites!)
3615 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Average price: $12-$20
Telephone: (310) 545.6670
Pancho's has excellent chips and salsa and was voted the best margarita in the South Bay. Pancho's provides live entertainment in the bar on the weekends.
3416 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Average price: $3-$12
Telephone: (310) 545.1373
Sloopy's offers brunch, lunch and dinner and is a favorite for the local surfers. JoAnn loves the daily soup and Jason prefers the Mahi Mahi sandwich with french fries. They have an indoor fire pit and an atrium in the back where you will enjoy the sounds of birds all around you.
North End Caffe
3421 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Cuisine: Sandwiches and coffee shop
Average price: $10-$18
Telephone: (310) 546.4782
Hours: 8:30am - 8pm every day
The North End Caffe offers the best hands down sandwiches for both breakfast and lunch. Sit down inside next to big open windows or outside and enjoy the breeze and passersby. The North End Caffe makes an incredible cup of cappuccino and Italian sodas. Love it!
East End Manhattan Beach
1550 Rosecrans Avenue Suite A, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Cuisine: American – steaks and seafood
Average price: $12-$20+
Telephone: (310) 643.7211
Houston's is located in the plaza just south of the Summerfield Suites and next to Manhattan Beach Studios. If you're looking for a savory burger and to possibly spot some stars check this place out. So LA! (Jason and coworkers spotted Mya the singer here once!)
2041 Rosecrans Avenue, El Segundo, CA 90245
Cuisine: Chinese, family style
Average price: $10-$15
Telephone: (310) 607.9062
P.F. Chang's is located just east of Sepulveda Blvd, west of the Summerfield Suites and south of the Hacienda Hotel. P.F. Chang's offers a variety of family style entries from Kung Pao (your choice of meat) to sweet and sour (your choice of meat). P.F. Chang's is famous for their lettuce wraps as an appetizer or a main course (JoAnn's favorite) Jason loves the lemon pepper shrimp dish!
Playa del Rey
185 Culver Blvd., Playa del Rey, CA
Cuisine: Burgers and sandwiches
Average price: $7-$12
Telephone: (310) 823.6222
The Shack is home of the world famous (Best Burger In L.A.) Shack Cheese Burger: A big juicy 1/4 LB beef patty covered with all the fixins AND a grilled, spicy Louisiana sausage (or portuguese sausage on request)! And your choice of American, Swiss, Cheddar or Jalapeno cheese. Ranked #1 by the LA Times.