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100 Terranea Way, Terranea Resort, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-1013
+1 310-265-2836
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
100 Terranea Way, Terranea Resort, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-1013
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mar'sel is a lovely restaurant, which continues to be my pick in the PV area. The view is beautiful. The food is good. The service is great. I only wish they change the menus a bit more frequently.

Thank Adrian L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic farm to table food! Simple yet amazing flavours for each course. Oyster are a must to start, fresh organic salad, Sea Salt Baked Jumbo Carrots, Roasted Mary's Chicken and finished off with a cup of tea! For this time of year reserve a table...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at Terranea for two nights and made reservations at Mar’sel for the first night. The service was great, the staff was courteous and went above and beyond to accommodate my wife’s dietary preferences. The menu was only slightly limited in selection but the prices...More

Thank Ryan C
Reviewed 4 March 2018

My sister and I decided to treat ourselves to a special sister birthday celebration at mar'sel. If there were more than 5 stars, this stupendous restaurant would get every one. Perfect service, intimate interior, superb food.

Thank mackey2015
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Farm to table (or farm to fork...)... fine dining, good cuisine, outstanding service and sommellerie, The very best restaurant inside Rancho Palos Verdes Terranea Resort, without a doubt. Very elegant, good and healthy food, interesting wine list and outstanding view for a dinner facing the...More

Thank Dr F C
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Reception was a host of smiles and greetings through the lovely entrance with prompt seating outdoors overlooking the Pacific Ocean. This is at the top of my list for romantic restaurants, perfect for quiet, fine dining either inside the lushly appointed dining room or outside...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Small banquet. Excellent food. Nice dessert. Calm and quiet. Very expensive. The filet was luscious.

Thank Chuck S
Reviewed 27 January 2018

A business group dinner with fantastic service. Our meals were excellent. Be prepared for a upscale experience and upscale bill.

Thank ServiceMatters86
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed this restaurant. The servers were very knowledgeable and attentive, the food delicious with unique flavor combinations that actually worked and the ambiance comfortable. Definitely will be coming back.

Thank WestCoastMomof2
Reviewed 26 December 2017

This is my second review and it is a pleasure to review it once again. The food is consistently good and the patio is delightful, even when it is cold outside and during the night time. I highly suggest the charcuterie and the Orecchiette Bolognese....More

Thank xelajane
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Response from Travelozzy | Reviewed this property |
Not as such, in fact when we were there there were a party of people with backward baseball caps, shorts and sneakers! That said, most people do dress up a little and I certainly felt more comfortable having done so but... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Terranea Way, Terranea Resort, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-1013
    (Palos Verdes Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Rancho Palos Verdes
  • Phone Number: +1 310-265-2836
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Terranea Resort
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