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100 Terranea Way, Terranea Resort, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-1013
+1 310-265-2836
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
100 Terranea Way, Terranea Resort, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-1013
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Reviewed 1 week ago

During our honeymoon stay at Terranea Resort, we ate here as our fancy night out for the weekend. The service from start to finish was fantastic, the view was amazing (even given the cool, cloudy nature of the evening), and the food and drinks were...More

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Reservation was easy. They called to confirm on the day of dinner. It was a clear day, so the ocean view was amazing. The sky turned pink at sunset and was reflected in the ocean. Food was good with fair portions, but pricey. Bread selection...More

Thank Juma B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

mar'sel is a fantastic restaurant in the Terranea Resort. Right on the shoreline has some of the best views. Everything about this place is top shelf. Everyone on the staff is extremely well trained in true service in a excellent restaurant. The menu on their...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 9 April 2018

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 8 April 2018 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 4 April 2018 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 29 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 28 January 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Chuck S
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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, 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
View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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