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The Kettle

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1138 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5330
+1 310-545-8511
00:00 - 23:59
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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
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apache junction
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very poor quality of food! We ordered three French onion soup all came Luke warm sent back still not hot and no taste! We have had good soup here last year but will not be back at $10 a bowl!

Thank donna g
Boulder, Colorado
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62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Huge restaurant blocks from Manhattan Beach. Serves families and individuals with a huge menu. Everyone loves the fresh made muffins and are generally a take home item after you have enjoyed great food and amazing service. Also, kudos to the server who catered to my father who needed a little extra help with his walker and shaking hands. They made... More 

Thank DiversionUTL
Manhattan Beach, California
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is an establishment here in Manhattan Beach. Family owned for many years always a good place for breakfast or brunch tho we had a great dinner here too. A favorite for locals and tourist too.

Thank lastres0rt
Towson, Maryland
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268 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 354 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

....well anyway classic American dishes, very popular, very good service. I was hoping for a wider range of dishes. Well the opportunity to stay outdoors even in winter.

Thank raoulhood
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a party of 8 adults stopping for a meal after a theater performance, traveling in several different cars. My spouse and I were the last to arrive, a few minutes after the others. Another member of our party told us that we should be seated in about 15 minutes, so we all settled down outside on the available... More 

Thank adulttraveler
El Segundo, California
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223 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my go-to breakfast places - get there early or there WILL be a line. Always prompt service - the standard breakfast options but take my word for it and get the muffins, they are so good.

Thank nancyesca
Atlanta, Georgia
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With a very early flight out of LAX, i stayed at a  hotel near the airport.  I was looking a decent, and reasonably priced restaurants nearby, so of course I checked trip advisor.  The Kettle was highly reviewed and only 15 mins away in the Manhattan Beach area.  There was no wait, which was nice.  The restaurant's ambiance was very... More 

Thank 2adroit
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I returned to the Kettle today for breakfast. I have been here several times over the years. It really does have the best breakfast in town.

Thank Marsh604
Fort Worth, Texas
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25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was amazing! We loved the BBQ bacon burger and the tortilla soup. Great atmosphere inside and on the porch and the view was amazing!

Thank tink8009
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited the place before and it was a pleasure to come back. Extremely helpful and polite personnel in a wooden American style restaurant. Almost all of us had the burgers, beef and turkey, and the quality was excellent. A traditional plate that really enjoyed. Manhattan Beach after all is a place to visit in Los Angeles so you know... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Diner, Soups, Gluten Free Options
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, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
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?