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The Kettle

1138 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5330
+1 310-545-8511
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pot roast” (10 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 am - 11:59 pm Hours
American, Diner, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1138 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5330
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

We have been going to The Kettle for over 40 years! It has never disappointed! Their Honey Bran Muffins are the best!! Great hamburgers and Fish N Chips! Love their soups too!

Thank LorrieLarryM
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

One of the few places open at 7... found seating quickly.. had great service... ordered the “Country Benedict” which was tasty... very filling and well priced.

Thank HotGin
Reviewed 19 March 2018

once upon a time, the Kettle probably was the go-to in MB, those days are gone and the kettle is living off that reputation

Thank Douglas William M
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Can’t beat it for a late nite or early morning meal. Great breakfast! Ten times better than Dennys. Lots of tables and counter space so wait time is minimal.

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 19 March 2018

I have eaten at The Kettle twice in the past few months, and enjoyed myself both times. On my first visit I opted for the "Petite Soup & Salad" combo, which actually was a generous portion of food for only $13.25. My French Market Onion...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 15 March 2018

2 couples arrived for supper on a recommendation from someone we talked to on the street--turned out to be the best meal we had all week. Serving size was generous and moderately priced.

Thank canadiangirl1161
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Enjoyed our meal at The Kettle. Lots to choose from and had leftovers! Very friendly staff. The spinach dip was delicious!

Thank Kristle89
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Loved this place when I was a kid, and making it back 40 years later was very special for me. We had a family reunion here for a week in Manhattan Beach and this stop was high on our list. Food was just amazing and...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

In Manhattan Beach for the afternoon. Great corner location and only a block from the beach. Came in with my son for a late lunch. We were seated outside. Very good service and large portions on the food. Everything we order was well prepared. Tried...More

Thank alflorez
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This place offers pretty simple menu options of American cuisine, but everything we ordered was delicious. I knew walking in that it was a good spot when many tables were full with locals! I like that it offered outdoor seating and we could see the...More

Thank Brooke N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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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