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Shellback Tavern

116 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5432
+1 310-376-7857
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good45%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub, International
116 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5432
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great location to enjoy a refreshing drink after a lovely day at the beach. You can’t get much nearer the beach than these guys are... very nice relaxing ambience, great music played at comfortable volume. Cheers guys!,

Thank TeresaS812
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Super relaxing beach bar. Excellent view. Very cool vibe. Decor is fantastic. Good prices on drinks. Right across from Manhattan beach. Food is decent and inexpensive. Always enjoy stopping here.

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 23 August 2017

This bar get's nuts but it's awesome. Best late night action in MB. Stumble out and get pizza across the street before walking home. Rico is top notch.

Thank Ryan L
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Stopped in for few drinks along with some shrimp and watched the sun set. Great service and very friendly. Tons of neat decorating to look at and great long island iced teas.

Thank Lindsey P
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Always good for a inexpensive simple lunch looking out over the water and the pier in but haven't beach. Food is fine service is good. And all-around good find

Thank hershy6
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Had a Sunday afternoon to kill before flying out Monday morning. Took the Ocean Express from airport hotel to Manhattan Beach ($5) and settled in at Shellback for some brews & views. Great place to waste an afternoon listening to mostly classic rock, people watching...More

Thank Brooks K
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

When in Manhattan Beach and craving pub food, this is your spot. Awesome burgers (with polish sausage on top?!), delicious Philly cheesesteak, and excellent fries. We didn't get to try this time but hear the fish-n-chips are fantastic and fresh in beer batter.

Thank VivaciousVal
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a quick bite for lunch to take back to Manhattan Beach on Good Friday. I saw a sign for fish n chips in the window of Shellback Tavern. My son and I decided to stay and eat in. I had the...More

Thank fredraymond522
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

This dive could have a certain charm, but from the moment we entered, the prevailing vibe was "if you ain't local, you ain't s***" The wait staff was deeply engaged in chatting up their favorite local wags and not terribly interested in service. In fact,...More

Thank bert j
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Close to the beach in the center of Manhattan Beach. Fun place, lots of color and decor. Cool people , great Wings and Mozzarella sticks Love the beer selection! My wife's favorite spot

1  Thank Paul Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5432
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-376-7857
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