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The Kettle

1138 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5330
+1 310-545-8511
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pot roast” (10 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PMAll hours
American, Diner, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1138 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5330
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

The Kettle has been serving Manhattan Beach diners for decades! And while you may want a different meal at 2:00am in the morning than later in the day...The Kettle has you covered! They have a wide ranging menu and all of the food is prepared...More

Thank PhotogDave
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

For breakfast this place has a huge portion of huevos rancheros with homemade sauce. It was easily enough for two people. The tortillas were crunchy which isn’t what I’m used to but it was very good. In addition, the decor is great and appears to...More

Thank OneOrchidLover
Reviewed 23 December 2017

We love the kettle, everyone has their favorites. The food is always good, and the service while not remarkable is consistently good as well. Waiting for a table is not unheard of--most of the time. You won't be sorry dropping in at The Kettle.

Thank KateS7
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Went with the family to have dinner and upon arriving ,we decided to have breakfast and it was delicious.

Thank Sharon O
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

The kettle is located in the heart of little downtown Manhattan Beach and is a great local hangout. It's been there for years and is just the place for some nice down home comfort food.

Thank C C
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Big menu Open long hours Outside seating is great for people watching Muffins! Pot roast! Even a thanksgiving type meal anytime

Thank Mammoth3128
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a quick lunch. Everyone was pleasant and food was good! Nice corner view from and outside table on a Sunday!

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

The Kettle looked like a nice place. It didn't quit fit in with the other fancier restaurants in the city. We got seated right away.The service was excellent. My friend enjoyed his sandwich. I had a Rueben sandwich. Let's just say it's not the I...More

Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 28 November 2017

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 16 November 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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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