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Fishing with Dynamite

1148 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5323
+1 310-893-6299
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1148 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5323
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Got this restaurant recommended from friends in LA. SO glad we went! Best sea food I have been eating in a while! Had the hamachi, clam chowder, yellowtail taco and scallop - all very good! If I had to choose one I would go for...More

Thank Julienhs
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Expensive but great. European flair. Small place but very nice selection of wonderfully prepared seafood.

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Dropped in on Friday night without a reservation and although a relatively small place they found a great seat at the bar for me. The fish was great and the wine better....and the key lime pie was something special. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Manymiles101
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Had the chance to Have dinner at this great little restaurant while visiting LA last week. The service was great the menu was delicious and the vibe in the place was excellent. The staff is very friendly and always willing to give recommendations as to...More

Thank Vacationbabay2014
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

I chose this restaurant because I loved the name....it was like gum on the sole of your shoe. You couldn’t shake the memory and visual it created in my mind. As I stepped inside, I was greeted by a very perky hostess whose charm was...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Small, clean space with excellent variations on seafood. The Hamachi was fresh and tasty with a side of fries to bulk up on. Nicoise tonnato toast is a special which is an interesting take on the traditional salad. Shrimp tacos are delicious. We'll go back...More

Thank Dale W
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Amazing unique smallish restaurant in Manhattan Beach. Immaculately fresh fish, delicious raw East Coast oysters arriving daily! Innovative cuisine served by attentive staff insuring the enjoyment of diners. Nice vibe of happy customers. Somewhat limited wine list, but featuring a true (French) champagne which is...More

Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Wow!! If you love a menu that celebrates fish, crave raw seafood, revere a true crab cake and appreciate a beautiful plate, FWD is your spot. The menu offers the best raw selection in the South Bay, and the cocktails are potent and daring. The...More

Thank Maureen L
Reviewed 22 January 2018

CAN'T STAND THE SCREECHING MUSIC and I like very audible music. The food is good, especially the ceviche, but we can't wait to escape the place so we aren't going back.

1  Thank sj52018
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Great selection of west coast oysters and fresh fish daily. Huge selection of seafood options and very underrated drink choices.

Thank Nessie827
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28 March 2018|
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Response from Vacationbabay2014 | Reviewed this property |
The atmosphere including music was great while I was there
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1148 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5323
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-893-6299
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