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Little Sister

1131 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5329
+1 310-545-2096
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Asian, Vietnamese, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1131 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5329
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely a restaurant design in its era.Several dishes with influences from different regions of Asia, always fun to be able to make such a food trip in one and the same place.While visiting these regions, it is argued that it is mostly interpretations.Not the most...More

Thank Phayao13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food at this place is superb--really well done, and complemented by a strong wine list with a lot of options by the glass. It's SE Asian themed, with a diversity of options. I had the dumplings and the fish--both were really great. It's small...More

Thank hqi777
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

No frequented this lovely little restaurant in downtown MB on Mother’s Day. It was a party of six and most of us had been here, however there were a few that had not. The ambiance is lovely, modern chic but laid back and comfortable, too....More

Thank goodlife123
Reviewed 13 May 2018

I'm usually a bit sceptical when I see a menu with dishes from various parts of Asia. But this place had executed that task well. This place is a great way to sample different dishes from the Asian continent. We had a Thai style cabbage...More

Thank TravellingCarlito
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

If you like asian food, this is the place to be. Staff are friendly. Food presentation were excellent. They accept reservation.

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Food was ok, but very over-priced for what you got. Wouldn't choose to return as there are other places with better food at more reasonable prices in downtown MB.

Thank EAWH77
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Love this little spot. Can get crowded and it's a little noisy but the food is excellent! Really love the attention to detail and authentic flavors. Consistently delicious. Pork belly and lemongrass chicken are excellent as are all of their noodle dishes

Thank Tess F
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We've been to Little Sister many times, the food is generally great. We had an experience over the weekend that will ensure we never go back again. Here is the setup: We live locally and had a good friend in town who wanted to grab...More

Thank lindseybreeden
Reviewed 21 March 2018

This is the second time we visited and were not disappointed. We only had main courses but the two fish dishes we chose were superb. Wine, maybe a trifle expensive compared to European prices but a highly enjoyable experience.

Thank P5045HGdavidh
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Little Sister is a unique small dining room featuring Vietnamese inspired small, medium and large plates. The decor, music and menu conveys a lust for life while seeking the edges. You will dine under a mural featuring a machine gun shooting butterflies while listening to...More

Thank George Y
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1131 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5329
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-545-2096
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