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“Excellent Fish... and friendly service”
Review of The Strand House

The Strand House
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$25 - US$55
Cuisines: American
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Good for: View, Bar Scene
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Ocean Drive
Description: Down at the beach, overlooking the Pacific Ocean,The Strand House rises elegantly and iconically above the breakers. Like in an oceanfront home, friends become family and strangers become friends.
Reviewed 9 November 2014 via mobile

This very busy restaurant had excellent service. The food was very good we particularly enjoyed the Branzino with mushrooms and crispy artichokes. The desserts were also very well presented and delicious. Parking can be tricky but we got a space across the street.

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Reviewed 4 November 2014

The Strand House is great for every occasion. They have a good range of food selection from upscale to comfort. Feel like treating yourself? Get some oysters, hamachi for starters. Want to feel healthy? Get their kale salad. Hungry? Braised beef ribs for sure. They also have a great wine list by the glass or the traditional bottle. Views are of Manhattan Beach pier so it's perfect for looking out at the waves during the daytime or watching the sunset over the horizon in the evening. Show up in business attire or shorts, you will be treated with equal hospitality. Prices are not cheap but it's very good value for the dining experience. Highly recommended if you have never been to this local and personal favorite.

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Thank MBbeachdweller
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Reviewed 4 November 2014

Great views but overpriced and average food. They had a snobby attitude as well at the desk. Not worth it unless you don't care about prices. Do not order the pizza.

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Thank Tim605
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Reviewed 2 November 2014

The Strand House got four of us seated on a busy Sunday afternoon at the pier, when everyone was queuing up to race their pumpkins for Halloween! They found us a top balcony seat under a parasol, and service was for Brunch. Quite a reasonable brunch menu, if a tad too fanciful. We all opted to share some (delicious) salads for appetizers, the men going for the classic burger and the women for pizza and pasta for mains. Service was efficient and courteous (kept asking us if we were too hot out in the sun and wiling to find us another table). To summarise a very pleasant brunch was had here.

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Thank 2Sweeties
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Reviewed 22 October 2014

I have ben here many times, whenever I fly in to LA. Sometimes I just sit on the deck and sip a cocktail, but usully I try to time it so I can order dinner. I am always warmly greeted and pampered - even when they are crazy busy! The food never disappoints, and OH the ocean!!

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Thank SMGoRo
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