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The Strand House

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117 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5431 (Ocean Drive)
+1 310-545-7470
11:30 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 00:00
Mon 16:00 - 00:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 00:00
Fri 11:30 - 02:00
Sat 10:00 - 02:00
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Los Angeles, California
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181 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

The service, the service, the service. I have high expectations for service and they exceeded my expectations. I was taken to the Strand House for my birthday and they really made me feel special. Excellent food, great view, and great service. Can't wait to go back.

Thank sworrels
Columbus, Ohio
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Our friends made reservations at the Strand House and it was outstanding. The parking near the restaurant is not the best. The lots don't seem to support the traffic. It would've in your best interest to use uber or a cab. The decor was beautiful and the staff were very attentive. Our food choices ranged from the pork chops, steak... More 

Thank Freda B
Seattle, Washington
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269 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We lucked out and came during LA Dine week. The food is good but you're really paying for the views, which are stunning. Get a seat on the 2nd floor by the windows 45 minutes before sunset - sit, relax, have a drink or two and enjoy. This is especially a nice place when it's cold and windy.

Thank Hung T
Fort Myers, Florida
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355 reviews
278 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Stop for a break had a bottle of wine ordered the Pinot Grigio Borgo conventi bottle cost was around $44 and was excellent highly recommended beautiful view from our seating area our server was very good would highly recommend and would go back to again

Thank corvette44
Birmingham, Alabama
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152 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful view with a great menu- has a little of everything. Ordered the ahi tuna salad. Did not disappoint. Not a crumb left. Pricey for lunch but worth it !

Singapore, Singapore
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116 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Super fresh oysters, lovely hamachi, pork chop was really excellent too. Overall great service and nice ambience.. too bad we did not make it at sunset time which would have also been awesome according to many reviews

Thank ChuneKeat
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Fun and interesting menu in a modern upscale restaurant- pretty views of the pier. Attentive service with good food recommendations- enjoyed the yellow tail crudo and the beet salad. Beef was also good. Quiet for good conversation as it has a separate bar. Parking is the only negative as it's limited and requires you to watch the meter!

Thank kabbalat
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78 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Had a few drinks watching crowds ordered food service was not good didn't really enjoy company there either after while. Asked for check waited at lease 45 minutes Don't think I'll be back

Thank Victoria K
st helier
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere was very good and service excellent, however for New Year's Eve I expect an all inclusive meal to be just that. Paying additional 20 or 60 dollars for shaved truffle was not necessary. The deserts were also disappointing. This is one of the best restaurants in manhattan beach and I would go again.

Thank grimj03
Boston, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

I have dined here maybe six times because my business friend, who lives in Manhattan Beach. It is convenient to the Manhattan Beach Strand and Pier. The most recent visit was rather crowded and loud because of holiday functions. The wait staff was friendly, accurate, and efficient. The food is very good when compared to other restaurants in the region.... More 

Thank RonTomp

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$55
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5431
    (Ocean Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-545-7470
"This place is only a month old but very hip- excellent food. Sits right on the hill overlooking the pier at Manhattan Beach".

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?