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Baleen Kitchen

€€ - €€€, American, Seafood
260 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90277-2033
+1 310-372-1202
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (27 reviews)
“huevos” (6 reviews)
“tuna tacos” (4 reviews)
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Bar, American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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260 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90277-2033
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very good and most staff was good but on Thanksgiving they were too busy and missed almost everything we ordered. Drinks came late, offered dessert before we got main course etc etc Expensive.

Thank PeaTall13
Reviewed 7 October 2017

First change they now charge $5 to get past the gate even when you have dinner reservations. Our waiter was earnest if not very experienced. Main course came out when we were eating our appetizer. Our waiter apologized but what was done was done. Food...More

Thank mlinla
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Part of the Portofino Hotel complex and visited as a couple whilst staying at he hotel in September. have visited this restaurant 18 months ago and very tasteful refurbishment has been undertaken - very beige and cream which makes the restaurant much brighter.WE went on...More

Thank straightjohnbull
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We went for sunday brunch and have always loved the bar and music in the evening..We were a party of 4 and at the end of the lunchtime crunch. Drinks were slow and disjointed in their delivery and water and coffee were not refilled without...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Service was excellent. The view the harbor is stunning. The bar was not open, but it looked inviting with comfortable loveseats. I was impressed with the liquor collection, especially the Special Edition Pink Clase Azul Repasado tequila. A great liquor and a great cause. I...More

Thank Gary K
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We went here for a family/business diner. We where not that impressed. The food was okay, the oysters where good but not on ice, what I don't like. The wines where good... the table setting is a bit weird, you sit on comfortable couches but...More

Thank Marcus V
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed their "famous happy hour " options that I read about in a LA blog. The beef sliders were so tasty and filling. My husband enjoyed the tuna tacos. We shared truffled fries. I added the "Layer Cake" wine special to my meal, which...More

Thank Jennifer E
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We had seen a couple at lunch on the patio with these amazing burgers. We decided to go for dinner and give them a try. Turns out they are only on the lunch menu, but they were nice enough to make them for us anyways....More

Thank Christine P
Reviewed 9 August 2017

My wife had the chicken and I had the salmon. Both were very nice. We shared a nice antipasto plate, but I made the mistake of ordering the wedge salad which was far too big for me to finish.

Thank jN124
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Right at the Marina with a great view of the boats. Very friendly service, attentive. Nice lacation. Not touristy. Relaxed and distinguished.

Thank Anne R
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Linda S
12 February 2016|
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Response from Debra-Lynne T | Reviewed this property |
Our group enjoyed that area of the restaurant years ago and it was lovely.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
06:30 - 01:00
06:30 - 01:00
06:30 - 01:00
06:30 - 01:00
06:30 - 01:00
06:30 - 01:00
06:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 260 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90277-2033
    (N. Harbor Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redondo Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-372-1202
  • E-mail
BALEEN kitchen "One of the Top 10 Best Restaurants for Waterside Dining in LA" - ZAGAT. Nationally renowned for its light mood and serious food, the all-new BALEEN kitchen in Redondo Beach brings a fine dining experience to The Portofino Hotel & Marina. Enjoy dining outside on the patio overlooking the marina. The upstairs bar offers a cosmopolitan-lounge vibe, with fireside sofas and chairs. We are excited to announce that BALEEN kitchen & Lounge just completed a refresh... come and see us.
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