We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

The Rockefeller

₹₹ - ₹₹₹
American, Bar, Gastropub
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
418 Pier Ave # 422, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-3819
+1 310-372-8467
Website
Today
09:30 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 09:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 09:30 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

63 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 63: English reviews
Bandon, Oregon
Level Contributor
92 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with a few family and friends and stopped in on recommendations from locals. Most of us were good with the menu and enjoyed the meal but one of us didn't get a meal with everyone else, I guess the waitress forgot to put the order in. The burgers were good but not great especially since you only had what... More 

Helpful?
Thank akoobra
Level Contributor
42 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed the layout of this cozy little restaurant. It has a small bar with seating, several tables that aren't cramped together providing you with personal space, and a few tables outside. I went o a Monday and for happy hour. On Mondays they have oysters on the half shell for $1 each. They were flavorful and my only criticism... More 

Helpful?
Thank Gary L
Torrance, California
Level Contributor
27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Have been here twice now. Food was good both times. Dinner menu is better than brunch menu. Food choices were better at dinner time. Get the sweet potato bombs they are awesome! There were six of us. My son and I had the braised short rib tacos and the American prime burger. The tacos were good. I've had better ones... More 

Helpful?
Thank firepit2015
Grimsby, England
Level Contributor
21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We were very impressed with the courtesy and friendliness of the staff who after a long trip advised us well

Helpful?
Thank Malc2222
Hermosa Beach, California
Level Contributor
205 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

The last few visits were good and the best deal is to hit the $1 burger night or 50% happy hour specials. Most menu items are good but a little over priced and full menu $. I live around the corner. If they had buy one get one dinner specials for locals, I would go more often.

Helpful?
Thank Steve Z
Hermosa Beach, California
Level Contributor
45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Popular local with friendly staff, lively atmosphere and a menu that offers tasty, fresh options for everyone. Service was a little slow this Saturday night but the manager was on it and our waitress quickly followed with drinks and appetizer - Allagash Queso which you can't miss! The Healthy Steak Salad was rare and amazing and the Ahi Tuna Tacos... More 

Helpful?
Thank Debbie M
Level Contributor
13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Great atmosphere and pretty good food. This place is within walking distance from the beach and great for brunch.

Helpful?
Thank joshua-j-flo
Pikeville, Tennessee
Level Contributor
48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We ate at the Rockefeller and the food was great. I had the short rib tacos and the flavors were incredible. My wife had the lobster stuffed avocado and she really liked it too. If you like beer and wine, it will only add to your enjoyment of the Rockefeller experience.

Helpful?
Thank Ken P
denver
Level Contributor
175 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

A fun medium upscale restaurant with a bar and dining area and patio. Located on the main street it's easy to find and a wonderful menu and staff make this a popular Hermosa dining experience.

Helpful?
Thank hockeyeh
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

First time here visiting from VA. Decided to stop in downtown Hermosa Beach to kill time until our late flight home. Very nice, clean, half inside and half outside restaurant. We were seated right away. We had the burger it was perfect. The waitress was very friendly and prompt with keeping our drinks topped off. And on a side note... More 

Helpful?
Thank Angelia H

Travellers who viewed The Rockefeller also viewed

Hermosa Beach, CA
 

Been to The Rockefeller? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 14
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
09:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 418 Pier Ave # 422, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-3819
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hermosa Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-372-8467
Description
Located on Upper Pier Ave in beautiful Hermosa Beach, CA. The Rockefeller is a gastropub focusing on an American cuisine with 33 craft beers and 22 wines (world) to choose from. All food is prepared with market fresh ingredients. Enjoy our indoor/outdoor patio, social table, takeout window, new parking lot in the back, etc...The Rockefeller. Simple. Yet Gourmet.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Rockefeller staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?