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The Kettle

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Diner, Soups
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1138 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5330
+1 310-545-8511
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00:00 - 23:59
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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
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Manhattan Beach, California
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Living here in MB this has been our go to restaurant for years & years. Open for 24 hrs it has lots of tasty choices. Very friendly staff & some that have been there for a quite a while which is a good barometer for a restaurant. Not fancy but nice patio & a great location for beach, shopping &... More 

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Thank Frances P
Manhattan Beach, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Kettle has been a fixture in Manhattan Beach for over forty years. It is the go-to restaurant for any one who has spent any time in or around this beautiful beach community. The menu has a nice selection of traditional, comfort food as well as trendier faire. You can dine in the patio and people-watch or sit in a... More 

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Thank Patricia D
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Kettle conveniently opens 24 hour and my kids love their biscuits. Besides the biscuits, I have tried so many dishes on their menu and none tasted great, just ok. Their sandwiches are very lame and their soups are just alright. If you are starving to death at night and have nothing to eat, then the Kettle functions as your... More 

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Thank Solangeeee
Ontario, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Last morning of my stay at the Marriott nearby & came to the kettle to find cheap breakfast! That's exactly what I found.. The food was amazing and the service was great! I received fast service. Great environment.

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Thank m0naliisa314
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Whenever we are in Manhattan Beach, we have breakfast at The Kettle. My husband grew up in Manhattan Beach and would come to the The Kettle for breakfast with his grandfather. The food and service are excellent. The location is great. You can walk down to the peer easily. The view from the patio is nice. Parking can be a... More 

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Thank Marisa M
Bend, Oregon
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was a great place for lunch on our visit to Manhatten Beach. It offers both inside and outside dining. The seating is comfortable and service was good. I had a small soup and salad combine that was literally a three course meal! I had enough left for another meal.

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Thank CindyJo2015
Carbondale, Illinois
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was lovely to sit outdoors here and watch the world go by on a 70 degree day in January. The menu is wide-ranging and reasonably priced, sort of an upscale resort town version of a diner, so there's something for everyone. The food has interesting local ingredient twists. Some of it was excellent, some just good, but all of... More 

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Thank S L
Prince George, Canada
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635 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dined here for lunch in August 2015 while at the beach. I ordered the huevos rancheros which were very delicious. Also, very large portion. They even had potatoes in them. Price was $13.50 for this meal which had. 3 eggs, tortillas, black beans, and potatoes along with salsa. Casual dining and good service. Good food at decent prices near the... More 

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Thank mariedesjardins
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77 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always get what we all want here yummy food! Daughter had Patti melt size of tortilla soup. We shared soup and salad baby kale walnuts and feta, no carrots vinergretye Side

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Thank Victoria K
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in here for breakfast on a recent business trip. Sat outside on the patio with a view of the beach/ocean. Ordered a breakfast burrito that was big enough to satisfy my hunger for breakfast and lunch.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Diner, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
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?