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Shellback Tavern

116 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5432
+1 310-376-7857
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish n chips” (2 reviews)
“wings” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, International
116 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5432
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

First the good things... Nice pier and sea view.. you can have a dinner and watch sunset, if you pick right table. Food was decent and tasted ok... Menu could offer more choices.. I'vespecially missed some more seafood and salad options. Prices are ok for...More

Thank Nejc
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Windows open, salty air drifting in, the sound of the nearby surf competing with music, drinks, and local characters. If you've never listened to a beach boys song, don't worry, you can still live it...

Thank firewalker130
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

We love the Shellback Tavern! The food is very good and affordable especially being steps away from the beach! It has a fun and lively atmosphere and the people who work there are super nice and friendly! It is the quintessential beach bar and grill!!

Thank LorrieLarryM
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Visiting our old stomping grounds and was happy to see the Shellback was still in Manhattan Beach. Forget all of the fancy restaurants there. Have lunch at the Shellback and have the grilled magi magi tacos. Awesome 🌮

Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Nice casual watering hole right above Manhattan Beach Pier. Beautiful sunsets, warm, relaxed atmosphere.

Thank rokkap
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

We had a few good local beers while we watched the sunset. We talked to a few friendly locals who gave us a good recommendation for dinner. Glad we wandered in!

Thank Lindsay M
Reviewed 19 December 2017

This is a place the locals go to, very small and cozy but a good group of people both working and hanging out. If you want something small and friendly this is the place. Drinks are decent but its all about the ambience

Thank givemeacorona
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Long day of meetings and high pressure. Found the Shellback Tavern right on the beach sat and drank a pitcher of 805 beer and watched the sunset over the pier. Most tranquil.

Thank Rnick1015
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Shellback is all about location, location, location! They are the closest bar to the beach there at MB Pier. Decent food, but more about the drinks, etc.

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

I stopped in for lunch today and was pleasantly surprised at the quantity and quality of the fish & chips lunch special ($11.95). My Becky, my helpful server recommended a few beers to compliment my lunch and even brought me a couple of samples to...More

Thank Alan661
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5432
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-376-7857
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