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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I grew up in Manhattan Beach and every time I come back home to visit I have to come here as the food is always amazing and consistent. Memories....

Thank CitizenPatrol
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After spending the week in Redondo Beach...The Kettle was one of our favorite places to eat. We were welcomed and staff was fantastic, food was very good and it was a great location (just up the street from the MB Pier)

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy to get to, great food, great service. My only regret is I didn't order breakfast, I bet it would have been outstanding. My House Crab Cakes were as well, but I'm kind of a breakfast fan. A warning should come with the bread pudding dessert. It is huge! Plan on sharing it.

Thank don7614
Manhattan Beach
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Open 24 hours the Kettle serves great breakfasts. My favorite is the 3 pancakes, bacon and two egg done however you like them. All sorts of omelets, egg dishes, french toast, Mexican specials and somewhat routine offerings for lunch and dinner. The outside tables are very nice and there are many special events celebrated at the Kettle for birthdays, office... More 

Thank Ronald Y
Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not much was open late at night when we arrived needing a meal in Manhattan Beach. It was a nice atmosphere, not too noisy. All kids of people eating and we found a table and wait staff efficient and quick. Food was fresh and tasty, with quite a few unpredictable options to the menu, not just the usual late-night options.

Thank AlumineA
Big Bear Lake CA
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Driving through Manhattan Beach and stopped at the Kettle restaurant, very satisfied with our service and quality of food - would recommend

Thank dsd1101
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Eaten here twice now - once for dinner and once for a quick lunch. Great service, classic American menu, good value - nothing too complain about at all.

Thank Lenp135
Livermore, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to the Kettle & was pleasantly surprised I had the pot roast sandwich dip with cheese and to my surprise it came with the best onion soup I have ever had!! The sandwich was so big that I was only able to eat half of it & I got to take the other half home for dinner.

Thank gloria p
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice homey little cafe near the pier. We went for breakfast and all the food was top notch. Between 4 of us we had a variety of dishes and everything was prepared perfectly - omelettes, pancakes, salmon, eggs, and good coffee as well. The staff were friendly and attentive, and even when the place filled up the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

When it's late and you are hungry in Manhattan Beach, there is a place to go --- The Kettle. It is open 24 hours a day and serves delicious food. It is located two blocks up from the Manhattan Pier at the intersection of Manhattan Beach Boulevard and Highland. The Kettle has a broad menu, from full dinners to lighter... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Diner, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
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?