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The Kettle

1138 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5330
+1 310-545-8511
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Diner, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1138 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5330
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant that offers both indoor and patio seating has a rustic look to it and a buzzing atmosphere. The extensive menu offers some dishes that aren't on your average breakfast menu like crab cakes benedict, smoked salmon and blue crab omelet. It's a couple...More

Thank radar60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband previously lived in Manhattan Beach and frequented The Kettle several times a month. We were in the area and he wanted to go back. His favorite thing was missing from the menu but I was pleasantly surprised at the choices, many of which...More

Thank SandraAl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With the recommendation from our hotel, we chose this place because of it's American fare, and the option to eat outside and grab a view of the beautiful sunset. Food and drinks were good, but we all agreed that the sweet potato fries were to...More

Thank MissSwissJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had no wait for a table outside with a glimpse of the ocean. Great mimosas, and the hangover scramble was to die for. Biscuits and gravy were also very good. Waited to eat at Uncle Bill's the next day and wished we were back...More

Thank nkersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Kettle is a Manhattan Beach Icon. The food is consistently delicious, and even though it's usually busy, the service is always fast and courteous. Chris, my waiter for this visit is always friendly and accommodating. He's been at The Kettle for more than 2...More

Thank BeachStudCA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't take the title the wrong way, because I do love the Kettle. It's just surrounded by high price and most of the time high-quality restaurants and in comparison, I could understand if the kettle can be seen a little lacking. Once one pushes this...More

Thank Sara C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

but it is a landmwak.. and has been here forever... and will be here forever... so fo history sake.. and open all the time.. .this is it..

Thank Jerry P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in Manhattan Beach for 4 days and one day ate Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner at the Kettle. Great variety of food choices and the quality was outstanding. My favorite meal was breakfast. Pancakes, Waffles, Eggs, Bacon, fruit. oh my. Don't miss out on...More

Thank cpmc069
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love the location. Order the French Quarter (fancied up burger sandwich) with steak fries and you will love it. Their soups are excellent. Shakes and hot chocolate are winners. I find their prices to be very high for the type of food it is--it's...More

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is my favorite place when we arrive in on a late flight starving, or when we've been out drinking and are hungry for a second dinner! Open 24 hours a day, there is something for every kind of eater on this menu, including vegetarians...More

1  Thank msquared023
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Monday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Tuesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Wednesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday
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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