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The Kettle

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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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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When it's late and you are hungry in Manhattan Beach, there is a place to go --- The Kettle. It is open 24 hours a day and serves delicious food. It is located two blocks up from the Manhattan Pier at the intersection of Manhattan Beach Boulevard and Highland. The Kettle has a broad menu, from full dinners to lighter... More 

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Thank breton l
Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Prior to going to manhattan beach for lunch we googled where to eat, The Kettle stood out as it had a vast menu to satisfy any appetite and it did not disappoint at all. The food was average price but very good quality and the staff were very attentive and service fast, but that didn't mean they were pushing us... More 

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Thank Denise C
Manhattan Beach, CA
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have been eating at The Kettle for over forty years. They food quality has remained constant. We especially enjoy having breakfast there and having the choice of TWO muffins. These are about the best muffins I've had in the South Bay! I highly recommend their breakfast, lunch AND dinner menus! It's a local favorite restaurant so there may be... More 

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Thank sdrnek22
California
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195 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has been here forever. When the weather is warm, you can sit outside. From there it is a short stroll down to the beach. I am especially fond of their muffins.

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Thank 10234
northern california
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6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had breakfast, the smokes salmon and bagel plater, smoked trout eggs benedict, bacon and cheese omelet and a side of biscuits and gravy. The smoked fishes were tasty. The tomatoes on the plater were not fresh and the hollandaise sauce wasn't very good. Overall, it was just average.

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Thank carmen301
Redondo Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good, honest home cooking. Not great but very satisfying. Meals are inexpensive and comforting. Not fancy but good.

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Cedar Park, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I asked a local for the 'go-to' spot in MB - this was it and it did not disappoint. I opted for the fried chicken and biscuits. I didn't eat for the rest of the day because I was still so full and satiated three cravings with one meal - savory buttermilk fried chicken, sweet and smokey syrup, and hearty... More 

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Thank Adrian S
Key Largo, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I absolutely love this restaurant. I come to Manhattan beach often. I always love to try different food places. This one is number one on my list there. It seems to always be packed with customers. The food looks great and tastes wonderful. I highly reccomend it.

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Thank Michael D
Manhattan Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 5 weeks ago

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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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
USD 20
Cuisine
American, Diner, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?