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260 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90277-2033
+1 310-372-1202
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (28 reviews)
“tuna tacos” (4 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (9 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Bar, American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
260 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90277-2033
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the only dining option for us after the church wedding we attended. Since we were at the Portofino Hotel across the street we decided to grab a quick bite here since we were starving, but did not have too much time because the...More

Thank nton829782
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

We LOVE Balleen’s kitchen!! We mostly come for brunch, where we sit downstairs, harbor-side. But don’t stop there! Come back for happy hour in their gorgeous bar and roll that into dinner in the colonial tropics restaurant. When I need my Key West fix this...More

Thank LaTourMimi
Reviewed 16 July 2018

My new favorite place for brunch! New chef and updated restaurant. Excellent food. Everything was cooked perfectly and beautifully presented. Our compliments to the chef!! Graham our waiter took care of everything and made our birthday breakfast a delight. We had the Cornmeal Pancakes with...More

Thank Kathleen D
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

The burger is no longer on the menu but they still make it. Sweet potato fries all the way! Love the live music!!

Thank Judy C
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Since our move to Texas over 5 years ago from California, we had not been back to the Baleen Kitchen for quite some time. We were extremely pleased to find the place beautifully upgraded in its decor and culinary choices. I was pleasantly surprised at...More

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 4 July 2018

It's not the upscale affair you're looking for. The overflow seating was just off the entry between the check-in desk and the dining room. The lights were set too low (had to use a phone light to see the menu and any food ordered. Also,...More

Thank Patrice B
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for happy hour after the car show for drinks. Happy hour calamari was the best ever and the poke was great too. Bar are was completely redone. Checked out the dinner menu for later. It looked great! Can’t wait to try for dinner!

1  Thank JayHermosaBeach_CA
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Came here with a large group which they were incapable of handling. It may be that couples or small groups are more within their range. Took an hour to get the food ordered and served, then another 1-1/2 hours to get the check. All of...More

Thank LBGrandBanks
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Me and my good lady dined in here and utilised them for room service during out stay at the portofino hotel. food was always amazing and plentiful , I would recommend it to anyone visiting the area or staying . ps the fellow who brought...More

1  Thank WalterWhite01
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

I cannot say enough positives about Baleen. Easy to locate with valet parking. This was our 45 Anniversary so we were looking for a very nice restaurant that was close to us. Several people suggested Baleen. We found their staff to be knowledgeable, helpful and...More

2  Thank AbacusTT
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Linda S
12 February 2016|
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Response from Debra-Lynne T | Reviewed this property |
Our group enjoyed that area of the restaurant years ago and it was lovely.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 260 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90277-2033
    (N. Harbor Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redondo Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-372-1202
  • E-mail
Seaside dining with forget me not views of the marina at night or day keep you coming back to the chic, hip and trendy BALEENkitchen. Whether dining at our signature BALEENkitchen Restaurant, BALEEN Lounge, or The Living Room, you’ll surely enjoy the taste.
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