We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

The Kettle

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1138 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5330
+1 310-545-8511
Website
Today
00:00 - 23:59
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

578 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 533: English reviews
Kalkan
Level Contributor
59 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

While we were in LA, we thought need to visit Manhattan beach. SO nice, sunny day was and we start to walk on the sea side. There is lots of things to do and watch too. People on the beach, beach volleyball players some of them so nice to watch :) lots of lovely people and they all love to... More 

Helpful?
Thank Yardan
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed a lunch here whilst we had 6 hours to spare in LA between flights. Manhattan beach is a beautiful area full of nice shops, restaurants and cafes and is well worth a visit if you aren't local. The Kettle offers informal dining, friendly staff, quick service, great food and large portions. The menu is vast and everything sounded delicious,... More 

Helpful?
Thank travelsoph88
Level Contributor
116 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The historic restaurant has great ambience and has delicious crab cakes. The food is sumptuous and reasonable in price considering the portion size and fresh ingredients. It's steps away from Manhattan Beach.

Helpful?
Thank Wunderluft
California
Level Contributor
211 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Kettle has been a Manhattan Beach fixture for a very long time. I especially like their honey-bean muffins.

Helpful?
Thank 10234
San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
Level Contributor
115 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very Attentive service. Nice place and ambiance. When must of the places close about 10pm this is still open. Variated menu and drinks. To be open so many hours is very good for dining options. 👍

Helpful?
Thank nacholalo
Haymarket, Virginia
Level Contributor
66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for breakfast and was surprised that most of the menu is available 24/7. I ordered the French onion soup and it was GREAT! I also had the meatloaf sandwich and I probably would not order it again. Service was the attribute that stood out and all of the employees were pleasant and professional! Would come back but would... More 

Helpful?
Thank Stevo74
Brookline, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
54 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We eat here for breakfast at least once every time we come to Manhattan Beach. The food is always excellent and the service is fantastic. This time I tried the California Benedict -- it was delicious. Definitely try the Beach Fizz (blackberry lemonade and prosecco) -- you won't regret it.

Helpful?
Thank jbp19
Level Contributor
14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here twice in three days. They have the best blueberry muffins ever! Moist & loaded with fruit. The servers are warm & friendly, and food delicious! Will definitely return whenever I'm in Manhattan Beach again.

Helpful?
Thank Joan S
LHP
Level Contributor
83 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Great local breakfast spot for us on vacation. Enjoyed the food service & prices. It's no wonder they've been there forever.

Helpful?
Thank pzm
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Been to the Kettle for breakfast and lunch while visiting Manhattan Beach. Great place with friendly and attentive staff. Food was great on both occasions.

Helpful?
Thank Caroline B

Travellers who viewed The Kettle also viewed

Manhattan Beach, CA
Manhattan Beach, CA
 
Manhattan Beach, CA
 

Been to The Kettle? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Diner, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1138 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5330
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-545-8511

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Kettle staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?