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Admiral Risty

31250 Palos Verdes Dr W, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-5361
+1 310-377-0050
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (16 reviews)
“flank steak” (20 reviews)
“seafood” (24 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
31250 Palos Verdes Dr W, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-5361
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1 - 10 of 221 reviews

Reviewed 4 March 2018

Best restaurant quality as usual. Advise making a reservation and if you want a view of sunset over the Pacific Ocean, ask in advance when making your reservation.

Thank Frances S
Wayne J, Owner at Admiral Risty, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

You're the best, Frances! Thank you for the kind words and sharing your valuable insider information. Warm wishes, Wayne, Owner

Reviewed 23 February 2018

This is my second time around at The Admiral Risty within the last 6 months at a friends' suggestion and invitation. Both times we had a light meal and drinks in the bar. One night was busy (with entertainment in the bar) and another evening...More

Thank olinmom
Wayne J, Owner at Admiral Risty, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

While I'm glad you've enjoyed some parts of what we do here, I'm concerned about the feedback you've left. I apologize if you've left here feeling anything less than impressed by our dishes and atmosphere. We do our best to stay current and maintain our...More

Reviewed 28 January 2018

great experience and a friendly atmosphere with great service and nice dishes........even vegetarian dishes are available

Thank WWATour
Wayne J, Owner at Admiral Risty, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

We're happy to know you had a great time! Thank you for sharing your experiences here with us. Warm wishes, Wayne, Owner

Reviewed 27 January 2018

Everything reminded me of a typical Wisconsin-style supper club. Prices were reasonable and the portions were enormous! Food was decent.

Thank ServiceMatters86
Wayne J, Owner at Admiral Risty, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

We're happy you enjoyed our hearty helpings of delicious food! Thank you for joining us for a coastal dinner you won't soon forget. Warm wishes, Wayne, Owner

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

This is hands down the best restaurant in PV, and it has been for years. Consistently good, always packed, and the flank steak is to die for. Love this place!

Thank Stephanie B
Wayne J, Owner at Admiral Risty, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Stephanie, we're honored to be your top pick for places in Rancho Palos Verdes! That means the world to the team and I. We love having you here! Hope to see you again soon. Warm wishes, Wayne, Owner

Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

We haven't been here in years so we thought we'd take out of town family for a nice Saturday night dinner. A complete disappointment. Ahhh that's why we stayed away. Food is over priced and no one at our table enjoyed their meal. Why did...More

Thank Daphne0801
Wayne J, Owner at Admiral Risty, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

I'm very sorry to hear that you and your family had this experience. I know we can do better than this for you. In the future, please let us know if you have any concerns with your dishes -- we'd love to make things right...More

Reviewed 24 December 2017

classic seafood, brunch and steakhouse. best for formal dinners and dates. I Recommend the fresh fish of the day, the chowder (excellent), the salad with fish, the steaks, ALL OF THEM, although I go for leaner cuts to be healthy, they are all good as...More

Thank sterlingtallman
Wayne J, Owner at Admiral Risty, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

We're happy to serve the best fish and steaks around! Thank you for the thorough and glowing review. We can't wait to have you back for more sometime. Warm wishes, Wayne, Owner

Reviewed 12 December 2017

Bring a big bag of money, Yes, you will be dazzled by this very popular and famous sunset view restaurant. High prices for very average food. Great waiter...I had a big baked potato and small piece of fish, gobs of tartar sauce, out of broccoli...More

Thank Kerry D
Wayne J, Owner at Admiral Risty, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

It's a shame you weren't as impressed with your dishes as you should've been, Kerry. We know we can impress you more than this with our award-winning menu. I hope next time you stop by, we can show you just how excellent a meal at...More

Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

The food, view, price and service is well balanced. Just perfect for a nice family gathering. Definitely a place I would recommend in LA.

Thank Grunch777
Wayne J, Owner at Admiral Risty, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Thank you so much for recommending us to others! We're always happy to host the perfect family gathering. Warm wishes, Wayne, Owner

Reviewed 9 November 2017

We took a nice early afternoon drive, from Redondo beach to Palos Verdes,to enjoy brunch at the Admiral Risty restaurant. Brunch includes a nice "appetizer" of fresh fruit and portions of sweet breads. Great coffee and excellent Eggs Benedict. (Most restaurants serve Eggs Benedict that...More

Thank Soulmates2012
Wayne J, Owner at Admiral Risty, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

So happy we could treat you to a lovely brunch! Next time you're making a drive through our area, we'd love to have you back for more. Warm wishes, Wayne, Owner

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$35
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31250 Palos Verdes Dr W, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-5361
    (Hawthorne Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Rancho Palos Verdes
  • Phone Number: +1 310-377-0050
  • E-mail
Description
Welcome to The Admiral Risty, a Palos Verdes Peninsula tradition since 1966! Conveniently located in Ranco Palos Verdes, this upscale American restaurant overlooks the Pacific Ocean with a beautiful view of Catalina Island. We offer award-winning food featuring fresh fish, aged steaks, lamb and poultry dishes, along with assorted appetizers including oysters, clams, house-cured Salmon Gravlex and house baked sour dough breads. Additionally, our full service bar offers a variety of cocktails, martinis and an extensive wine list recognized with the Wines of Excellence Award. For a special occasion celebration, The Admiral Risty is the perfect choice. Enjoy our spectacular ocean view and warm atmosphere while our experienced and competent staff members provide the perfect plan to meet your every need. We invite you to visit our website, then call to schedule your next event or make your dinner reservation and see why everyone is raving about The Admiral Risty.
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