DINEAward Winning Restaurants and Nostalgic Taverns
DOWNTOWN MANHATTAN BEACH RESTAURANTS
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 newcomer The Arthur J’s are home to world renowned chefs that will make your taste buds dance. For one of the best steaks in town and amazing comfort food try local favorite Fonzs.
Looking for something more casual? Try longtime family favorite El Sombrero or Mama D’s, Manhattan Pizzeria, Old Venice, Pitfire Pizza, Simmzy’s.
Brunch anyone? Weekend brunch can be found at the following restaurants, Rock n Fish, Darren’s, Little Sister, 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 at 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, 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.