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Second City Bistro

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223 Richmond St, El Segundo, CA 90245-3719 (Grand)
+1 310-322-6085
11:30 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Redondo Beach, California, United States
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived about 7:30 pm on Thursday night. It seem that they were already thinking about closing instead of serving us. When our food finally came, my Jambalaya was room temperature at best. My wife's risotto was piping hot. I sent mine back and it came out warm, but not hot. The person that did the change was not the... More 

Thank Mike S
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

The food and service are spot on. This is a great date restaurant. Not cheap, but worth it. Love the fish dishes.

Thank ddudasik
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

This was only my 2nd time and we were thrilled. There was no "kid's menu" but they were able to make any dish we wanted, at kid's prices. That made for happy parents! The tomato soup was great and the kale salad, even better! We were a party of 7 and everyone was very pleased with their dish. Will definitely... More 

Thank Racquel F
Owensville, Missouri
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71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Tucked away from busier Main Street, this is a great place for a quiet lunch or dinner. We were there for lunch. Excellent salads, sandwiches, etc. One of our party had the special lamb salad. Really enjoyed it. Service is attentive but not annoying. Will definitely be back

Thank techdir
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91 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

We visited this restaurant when there was only one other table being served. The food was plentiful but nothing special. Parking is available nearby at night. Services was good but not always present when needed because chatting in the back room. The atmosphere was cold: was it because the restaurant was crowded.

Thank Stephen B
Altadena, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

This is a cute restaurant, and has been around for a long time. We went for an early dinner while waiting to make a pick-up at the airport (perfect for that, by the way). We had a nice table outside, but it was still noisy. There was lots of activity, and the place became pretty busy half-way through our meal.... More 

Thank Elaine B
Redondo Beach, California
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103 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

Nine of us went to dinner and everyone loved their food. We had burgers, risotto, fish and chips, crab cakes, kale and garden salads as well as a steak. Additionally, we were given checks per couple do we did not have to do the math. The service was friendly and professional. Drinks were kept full and all were very very... More 

Thank Beachredondo
Lafayette, California
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

We stumbled across this place when we were looking for dinner after arriving in town. Glad we tried it. We had the taco special, which was very tasty. They ran out (it was especially popular that day) and the table next to ours were a bit bummed they couldn't partake. The $5 margarita during happy hour was a nice (and... More 

Thank Melissa S
Galloway, United States
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58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

We had 7 adults in our party. They had indoor or outdoor seating, we chose inside due to the temp. The inside is a little more cozy. We all had the lobster bisque, not too bad for the west coast. The staff was very attentive and our meal moved along well. Nobody had room for desert, the portions are a... More 

Thank David W
Manhattan Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

A great restaurant in El Segundo!! (yes they do exist) Word of mouth got me to go there, and I have taken a lot of people there as well. I like the atmosphere, the outdoor patio, and the wine tasting evening that they do there. They also have a mailing list to get the schedule of the upcoming wine tastings.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 Richmond St, El Segundo, CA 90245-3719
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Segundo
  • Phone Number: +1 310-322-6085

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