Award-Winning Restaurants, Ocean-View Dining, and Dive Bars


Contact: Darren Weiss
Work 1141 MANHATTAN AVE. MANHATTAN BEACH CA 90266 : (310) 802-1973 Website: http://www.darrensrestaurant.com/


You’ve hit the culinary jackpot! Downtown Manhattan Beach boasts multiple highly acclaimed and awarded Chefs. Darren’s, Fishing w/Dynamite, Little Sister, Love & Salt, MB Post, The Strand House (best ocean view) and The Arthur J’s are home to world renowned chefs that will make your taste buds dance. 

Looking for something more casual? Try longtime family favorites El Sombrero, Mama D’s, Manhattan Pizzeria, Old Venice, Pitfire Pizza, or Simmzy’s.

Brunch anyone? Weekend brunch can be found at the following restaurants, Rock n Fish, Love & Salt, MB Post, Nick’s MB, Rockefeller, The Strand House, and Zinc at Shade Hotel. Make sure you try the bacon-cheddar biscuit at MB Post… they even have their own Facebook page!

Local bars and hangouts – try the legendary Ercoles or Shellback Tavern,  Brewco, Hennessey’s, Shark’s Cove or the Home of the the Navy Grog, Rock’N Fish. A good ole beer on tap, IPAs, Craft Beers or wicked tequilla are easy to find.

Cocktails are never scarce. Very creative cocktails and down and dirty martinis can be found at these restaurants Darren’s, Fishing w/Dynamite, Love & Salt, Mangiamo, MB Post, The Arthur Js, The Strand House, or Zinc Lounge at Shade Hotel.

Live Music-Wanna dance? Sure, why not!  Try Shark’s Cove every Friday night when the Scott White band brings down the house. SHADE hotel, The Strand House, and Metlox Plaza (on Sundays during the summer months) all have live music.