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Cafe Del Rey

4451 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-5415
+1 310-823-6395
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“truffle pizza” (11 reviews)
“scallops” (23 reviews)
Closes in 24 min
10:30 - 21:30All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€€€
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Service
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LOCATION
4451 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-5415
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1 - 10 of 308 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Service and atmosphere amazing. Vladimir was our server and he was great!. Food was very good especially goat cheesecake. A little disappointed in crab legs which we had high expectations. We had pork chop special....very good and octopus.

Thank Heather G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pricey but great! Friends recommended this place and it did not disappoint! Got to try the goat cheesecake dessert .. was fabulous. All our dinners were great. Enjoyed the soup too. Even the bread was a hit! Views incredible. Service exceptional.

Thank Lisa S
BrianCousins, General Manager at Cafe Del Rey, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Lisa, We are so pleased that you had such a great time with us. Thank you so much for letting the TripAdvisor folks know about us with your kind and descriptive thoughts. See you again, Brian

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had not been here for several years since we moved away from Marina Del Rey but we received an email about their summer special, a 3 course prix fixe menu for $35 which is an incredible deal for this otherwise expensive restaurant. So we...More

Thank nadler
BrianCousins, General Manager at Cafe Del Rey, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, We are so glad that you could take advantage of our summer menu. It is a great value and yes, delicious! See you again soon!! Brian

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have occassinal trips to LA and I always come back. The food is fantastic as is the view of the marina - and people watching is not bad at all! The staff are terrific and helpful too.

Thank Alan S
BrianCousins, General Manager at Cafe Del Rey, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Alan so much. We appreciate your visit and the time you have taken here to let others in the Tripadvisor world know about your experiences with us. Hope to see you again soon! Brian

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pricey and noisy but delicious. Thw atmoshere is very nice. It's just so expensive. It's nice to have one really nice restaurant in the area that is also quite pretty.More

Thank LC S
BrianCousins, General Manager at Cafe Del Rey, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello LC, We are indeed that restaurant. We have a beautiful spot here in the marina. We serve sustainable seafood and prime cuts of meat. We source our food locally as well. We do our best to make elegant and tasty food without being a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location, location, location. That's a real estate mantra and maybe is the reason this place garnered high enough ratings to lure us in. Accordingly, the views of the Marina were pleasant enough, even though there is no outdoor dining, which would kick it up a...More

Thank blackie411
BrianCousins, General Manager at Cafe Del Rey, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Andrew, Thanks for the extensive review. Sorry that you didn't enjoy the pasta. The pasta is actually paccheri. Not quite rigatoni but close. We use this pasta because it is heavy. The Newburg sauce of this dish is a cognac and cream sauce that...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Fabulous food, service, ambiance. Will return on every trip to LA area...without a doubt. Table ordered the octopus (outrageously tender and flavorful), scallops (divine on their own, but the mango purée heightened the sweetness without overpowering) and the seafood pasta with an abundance of fresh...More

Thank Travelanna503
BrianCousins, General Manager at Cafe Del Rey, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much. The new menu has just launched and you hit on so many of the new items like the scallops, octopus and pasta newberg. We are pleased to welcome you back at any time. Brian

Reviewed 24 June 2017

I must say we are very happy we found Cafe Del Rey. We were staying at a one of the hotels in the Marina and wanted something other than the hotel restaurant. So we took off on a stroll around the Marina and came upon...More

Thank InquisitiveTessa
BrianCousins, General Manager at Cafe Del Rey, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Hello Tessa, Beautifully written with great detail. And really we are just so pleased that you found us and had an excellent time to boot. We thank your for giving folks such a nice image of our restaurant. After 26 years it is always wonderful...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Walking distance from the California Yacht Club where we are visiting. The food is over the top, most of all the service is exceptional. i highly recommend this top notch dining experience

1  Thank Rocket-Manlv
BrianCousins, General Manager at Cafe Del Rey, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Thanks so much!! We so appreciate your very positive review of our restaurant. Hope to see you again soon!! Brian

Reviewed 19 May 2017

A business associate and i walked up from the Ritz Carlton to Cafe Del Rey. It was a great meal. We both had perfect ceviche and a dozen oysters along with a salad. I was in the mood for some healthy eating after a long...More

Thank John R
BrianCousins, General Manager at Cafe Del Rey, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Hi John, Thanks for your kind words. We are adjacent to the Ritz and many of the hotels here in the Marina. We feel very fortunate and also very motivated to do well by their guests who often become our guests. Good harmony for all...More

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Bdwyfan
26 November 2016|
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Response from minniecap2016 | Reviewed this property |
I would advise to call the restaurant. They are usually very friendly and will be happy to answer your questions. That way you get the correct answer.
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Joyce Q
10 May 2016|
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Response from minniecap2016 | Reviewed this property |
I am vegetarian and love the truffle pizza. if you are vegan, the chef will prepare something special for you. please advise your wait staff when you are seated.
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Shel W
30 July 2015|
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Response from Peter S | Reviewed this property |
To be on the safe side, make a reservation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$80
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4451 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-5415
    (Bali Way)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marina del Rey
  • Phone Number: +1 310-823-6395
  • E-mail
Description
Cuisine inspired by the coastal towns of the Mediterranean. Intuitive service and a beautiful seaside setting. The food is about discovery: the freshest fish, fire grilled steaks, roasted free-range poultry, citrus, olives and market fresh vegetables all bursting with flavor. The luscious desserts, sophisticated cocktails and wine complete your journey. Escape to the good life at Cafe del Rey
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