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The Kettle

1138 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5330
+1 310-545-8511
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pot roast” (10 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PMAll hours
American, Diner, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1138 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5330
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fantastic experience from start to finish. Great service from all staff but an especially warm welcome from Jeff who made great menu suggestions and ensured we had a good experience. Food was delicious and menu varied .... Would highly recommend.

Thank C N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve visited The Kettle periodically over the years, and have had consistently excellent, down to earth food each time. Most recently I had the French toast breakfast (with cinnamon raisin French toast instead of regular bread). It was extremely fast, pleasant service. Our waitress was...More

Thank Kathi C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food selection here is a broad selection sure to make everyone happy. We had a burger, grilled chicken sandwich, and eggs. Everything had good portions, great presentation, tasting fresh and flavorful. They have inside and outside seating. There is frequently a wait but it...More

Thank Vicki C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Kettle is one of my "go to" restaurants in Manhattan Beach. Located just two blocks from the MB Pier, this venue is very centrally located in downtown. The food is great, the service is quick and the staff is friendly. This place is open...More

Thank Johnwiz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family came here on a recommendation and it was outstanding. We sat on the patio overlooking the beach and the pier so the view was amazing. We ordered the Spinach and Artichoke dip as a starter and it was so different than the norm...More

Thank Jeff E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is pretty good, although not cheap. Their muffins and soups are the best thing on the menu. I had the fish and chips recently, and they were surprisingly good. Combined with the French Onion Soup and a blueberry muffin, it was a...More

Thank mxf339
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the curry chicken salad this time and it is very good. Also our group had the Chinese chicken salad and it was just "ok" this time. Enjoy sitting outside and it's not a rushed meal. Great location near pier and wonderful other shops, etc....More

Thank carrieul
Reviewed 15 January 2018

This is a staple in the Manhattan Beach area. The food is made from scratch and you can get a glass of wine. If you come for breakfast, try their muffins. At lunch, their salads are very fresh and the dinner options are all great....More

Thank catherinekeller
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

A relaxing place offering outdoor and indoor seating. Varied menu and we did breakfast which was as just great quality and value

Thank David S
Reviewed 7 January 2018

The Kettle has been serving Manhattan Beach diners for decades! And while you may want a different meal at 2:00am in the morning than later in the day...The Kettle has you covered! They have a wide ranging menu and all of the food is prepared...More

Thank PhotogDave
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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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