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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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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The Kettle was a great surprise. Although it had good reviews, I find that I am not always impressed with places that others rate high. But, on my second visit to Manhattan Beach I decided to give it a try. The decor is attractive with dark wood and soft lighting and a vintage feel. The staff is young, friendly and... More 

Thank Roberta B
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We go to the Kettle every month or so. Its always done a great job. Breakfast and lunch are great with a good selection of Salads, Burghers, sandwiches and various entrees. Its a couple blocks from the beach and very casual. I like the Walnut Turkey sandwich and the French onion soup

Thank Michael M
Manhattan Beach, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

24hr diners are typically just bad fid when your hungry. Then there is the kettle. Always crowded because the food is damm good. Not just good for a diner, it's actually really good. So if your in doubt, dont be, you'll find what your hungry for and be happy about it.

Thank victoria j
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

I visited twice during a family visit to Manhattan Beach and my group all raved about their meals. We visited twice for breakfast and enjoyed good food and service in a comfortable environment. Food highlights included the blue crab omelette and fresh baked muffins. Portions are generous and the price fair for the quality of food served. The location is... More 

Thank Steven F
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137 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

My cousin lives in the area and recommended The Kettle for a mid-morning meal. We loved the selection and prices weren't bad. Portion sizes were large so could even split an order. Very close to the pier and nice area to window shop or people watch.

Thank kloverfield
Chicago, Illinois
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

The Kettle is awesome!! It has a big menu so there is a lot to choose from...everyone was happy. We sat outside on the patio & had a great view of the ocean & of busy downtown Manhattan Beach. Lots of great people watching...there was a man walking his bunny, that's not something you see every day. The kettle is... More 

1 Thank daisylilly
Manhattan Beach, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 March 2017

great location, I always go early for a fabulous breakfast. The food is never disappointing. All the servers are friendly and welcoming whether you live in MB or visiting this fun town.

Thank Mary48100
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 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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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

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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215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
American, Diner, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?