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The Kettle

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1138 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5330
+1 310-545-8511
00:00 - 23:59
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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 

Thank Yardan
London, United Kingdom
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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 

Thank travelsoph88
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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.

Thank Wunderluft
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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.

Thank 10234
San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
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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. 👍

Thank nacholalo
Haymarket, Virginia
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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 

Thank Stevo74
Brookline, Massachusetts
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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.

Thank jbp19
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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.

Thank Joan S
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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.

Thank pzm
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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.

Thank Caroline B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Diner, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?