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Nick's Manhattan Beach

451 Manhattan Beach Blvd, At Metlox Center, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5345
+1 310-545-7373
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“asparagus fries” (15 reviews)
“butter cake” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
451 Manhattan Beach Blvd, At Metlox Center, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5345
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My mouth waters just thinking about the Chilean Sea Bass...yum! I got to change the sides to sauteed kale and a broccolini style cauliflower. Absolutely wonderful. I don't know if it is done sous vide but it rivaled the Grouper I had in Panama in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kimpia
Reviewed 2 days ago

I like everything about Nick's except how difficult it is to get reservations at the last minute before 9:30 p.m. Its popularity is a testament to having found a great formula -- everything we've tried on the menu is great, service is great and the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank michaelj726
Reviewed 1 week ago

I met my daughter for a 7:30 dinner at the bar. Although we had to wait a few minutes on a Wednesday night, we grabbed two seats and waited a bit for the bartender to tend to us. The place was busy! I had a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JanW188
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for a quick dinner at the bar in a very busy weekday. Service was spectacular! Had the Tuna Tartar app for dinner-extremely fresh, quality tuna!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dawnd621
Reviewed 4 November 2018

I ordered the seared Sea Bass with spinach and whipped potatoes. I asked them to prepare it without garlic and the hooked me up. Great atmosphere. Expensive but worth it.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have visited Nicks Manhattan Beach twice. This restaurant serves all three meals but is known for their Chicken and Waffles. The chicken is prepared in buttermilk batter and fried to perfection. Large Belgian style waffle. The description doesn’t do it justice,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kirk W
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

I arrived with the idea of having the steak and baked potato that looked amazing. But looking at the menu, they had a chilean sea bass with beurre blanc that caught my attention and went for it. It was succulent. Put aside that it was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank marine971
Reviewed 29 October 2018

My wife and I took a friend for her birthday yesterday. We did not have a reservation, but were immediately seated - nice! The table, next to the service door, was not so nice, but then, as I said, we did not have a reservation....More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank GuidoKarp
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Perfect. We had out of town guests, food was great. Beer and wine list were perfect, and service was excellent.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Gordana V
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

We came from Arizona to celebrate our 27th anniversary they have the best Chilean sea bass and very good service our waitress was Cheyenne who was very attentive we also love that they don't charge a corking charge on your first bottle of wine we...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Rene M
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17 April 2015|
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Response from 2Bruins | Reviewed this property |
I went to Nick's today and most all of the salads and sandwiches (sans bread) can be made gluten free as well as several of the entrees. Just tell your server that's what you want.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 451 Manhattan Beach Blvd, At Metlox Center, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5345
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-545-7373
  • E-mail
Nick's is dedicated to perfecting the dining experience through continuous innovation, offering the highest quality food and beverage, and executing impeccable standards of hospitality. NOW SERVING BREAKFAST ON WEEKENDS 8AM-12:00NOON
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