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Shellback Tavern

116 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5432
+1 310-376-7857
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub, International
116 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5432
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Long day of meetings and high pressure. Found the Shellback Tavern right on the beach sat and drank a pitcher of 805 beer and watched the sunset over the pier. Most tranquil.

Thank Rnick1015
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Shellback is all about location, location, location! They are the closest bar to the beach there at MB Pier. Decent food, but more about the drinks, etc.

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

I stopped in for lunch today and was pleasantly surprised at the quantity and quality of the fish & chips lunch special ($11.95). My Becky, my helpful server recommended a few beers to compliment my lunch and even brought me a couple of samples to...More

Thank Alan661
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Great location to enjoy a refreshing drink after a lovely day at the beach. You can’t get much nearer the beach than these guys are... very nice relaxing ambience, great music played at comfortable volume. Cheers guys!,

Thank TeresaS812
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Super relaxing beach bar. Excellent view. Very cool vibe. Decor is fantastic. Good prices on drinks. Right across from Manhattan beach. Food is decent and inexpensive. Always enjoy stopping here.

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 23 August 2017

This bar get's nuts but it's awesome. Best late night action in MB. Stumble out and get pizza across the street before walking home. Rico is top notch.

Thank Ryan L
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Stopped in for few drinks along with some shrimp and watched the sun set. Great service and very friendly. Tons of neat decorating to look at and great long island iced teas.

Thank Lindsey P
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Always good for a inexpensive simple lunch looking out over the water and the pier in but haven't beach. Food is fine service is good. And all-around good find

Thank hershy6
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Had a Sunday afternoon to kill before flying out Monday morning. Took the Ocean Express from airport hotel to Manhattan Beach ($5) and settled in at Shellback for some brews & views. Great place to waste an afternoon listening to mostly classic rock, people watching...More

Thank Brooks K
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

When in Manhattan Beach and craving pub food, this is your spot. Awesome burgers (with polish sausage on top?!), delicious Philly cheesesteak, and excellent fries. We didn't get to try this time but hear the fish-n-chips are fantastic and fresh in beer batter.

Thank VivaciousVal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5432
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-376-7857
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