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100 Terranea Way, Terranea Resort, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-1013
+1 310-265-2836
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“lamb” (9 reviews)
“halibut” (11 reviews)
“ocean trout” (2 reviews)
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100 Terranea Way, Terranea Resort, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-1013
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I would avoid this place. Our fish was over cooked and the $70 steak was chewy and low quality. I would never dine here again. We raised our concern to the manager (Istavan) but basically they dont care.

Thank s-known
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mar'sel has gone through good and bad days, but my most recent service was a pleasant surprise. The view is amazing and I recommend eating outdoor. There are plenty of heat lamps so don't worry about the weather. It can be chilly here at night....More

Thank Adrian L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed celebrating my Dad's 85th birthday dinner at Mar'sel. The views of the ocean were amazing. Michael, our Server, was fabulous. He was professional, courteous and knowledgeable. The food was excellent! We could not have picked a better restaurant or server. Thank you!!

Thank Caren S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is crazy expensive, but at least the food isn't that great so we wouldn't want to return any way. We are definitely not "foodie" enough for this restaurant. The only thing on the menu either of us were willing to eat was the...More

Thank Micki L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have a extraordinary dinner with a view of the peninsula. Our server, Michael, was "absolutely" fantastic. Following the reviews we ordered the mussels: enormous and so tasty, and tried the English muffins made there with butter and sea salt.... so good . We also...More

Thank Adela14
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Spent an evening with friends at Mar'sel at Terranea. Wonderful food, service and general ambience. Also lovely wine experience.

Thank K5741MNlindaw
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Expensive and worth it! We can easily spend $200-plus for a nice dinner for two here, because the wine list is pricey. But the view is amazing, the service excellent, the food outstanding! Best fine dining on the Palos Verdes peninsula.

Thank Jobeth M
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We ate there during our stay and we sat out in the patio. We watch the orange moon rose from the horizon while we feast and it was beautiful. The bread baked in house was incredible. We ordered a scallop appetizer and it was so...More

Thank I_love_SF
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here the other night as a large group. The service wasn't bad. I had expected so much more of the food. Starter salad was ok. The risotto appetizer not bad. Many of us had the scallops - which left us quite disappointed...More

Thank charles h
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A solid meal, although lamb was served rare even though ordered medium rare. Rather pricey....especially appetizers. Nice romantic venue at Terranea.

Thank SanDiegoW_traveler
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is there a dress code?
17 July 2015|
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Response from Betsie49 | Reviewed this property |
Well, it is CA and everything seems pretty casual. It was our anniversary dinner so we dressed up in nicer clothes but not jackets or anything. Anything goes, wear what you think is comfortable/nice. It does make me a bit... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Terranea Way, Terranea Resort, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-1013
    (Palos Verdes Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Rancho Palos Verdes
  • Phone Number: +1 310-265-2836
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  • This restaurant is at Terranea Resort
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