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Paul Martin's American Grill - El Segundo
Paul Martin's American Grill - El Segundo

Paul Martin's American Grill - El Segundo Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://paulmartinsamericangrill.com
  • Phone: (310) 643-9300
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch:
    Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 3:00pm

    Saturday - Sunday: 11:00am - 2:00pm

    Monday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm
    Friday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm
    Saturday: 2:00pm - 11:00pm
    Sunday: 2:00pm - 9:00pm

    Taste of Paul Martin's $4 small plates and signature cocktails daily 3:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Chef Anthony Endy
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Let Paul Martin's American Grill cater your special event or occasion, with every detail handled to perfection. For information, please contact Jackie Anzalone at jackie@paulmartinsamericangrill.com for any catering needs.
  • Special Events & Promotions: Join us at Paul Martin's and experience our newest seasonal creations. Experience freshness in every bite with dishes from $12.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Continental Circle
  • Public Transit: Metro Green Line
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: PARKING STRUCTURE:

    2 Hours Free Validated Parking for Lunch.
    3 Hours Free Validated Parking for Dinner.

    Valet $5 for Lunch and Dinner.
A word from Paul Martin's American Grill - El Segundo
Seasonal & Delicious.

With Paul Martin's American Grill, Brian Bennett and restaurateur Paul Fleming have realized a long-nurtured dream to create the restaurant "we've always wished was in our neighborhood."

At the heart of all great food is fresh, local, peak of the season ingredients. Paul Martin's aims to serve diners the best ingredients with meat raised in a humane and wholesome way, locally sourced produce, the best of both wild and farmed fish, artisan cheeses and cured meats from small local purveyors. The deep California-centric wine list twists and turns, by glass or bottle, through the Golden State's vineyards, with an occasional stop for an Oregon Pinot Gris or a Washington dry Riesling. Behind Paul Martin's elegantly rustic bar is an interesting array of craft beer and spirited cocktails with fresh garnishes. Good times and thoughtful food are a way of life at Paul Martin's American Grill.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Diner Reviews
  • "We live in P.V. and have many friends in the Valley. This is a great location at which to meet!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Always great food and service. Love the atmosphere and menu. Will be back again."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "This was my second time having dinner at this restaurant. I like this restaurant a lot. I find it to be very trendy and it has a great vibe about it. Our waiter was attentive, courteous and very professional. He recommended the Roasted Tomato Soup and it was outstanding. During my first visit to Paul Martin's, I had the Blackened Ribeye. I enjoyed it so much that I ordered it again and I must say I wasn't disappointed. :) The price is right and the quality of the food definitely makes this a restaurant that I will keep on my list of good restaurants to dine at."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Friend said it was the best BLT he'd ever eaten. My salmon sandwich was tasty as well but half the size it used to be while the price had increased 20%. First time that the doors to the patio were open which made it feel open and airy vs dark."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Paul Martin's has become our dinner spot before taking in a concert at the Forum, so timely service is key. The food was brought out together quickly and both the food and service were excellent. It even left us time for dessert. Will definitely be back."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "There were five of us for a Sunday evening dinner. We needed a restaurant close to LAX and this was really good. Their dinner specials are a real bargain. We had requested quiet seating, but there was a large party next to us including young children. Everything turned out okay, though. There was one big problem and that was the valet parking - very slow."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "I have been here a few times for dinner and loved it. We wanted to have an early evening dinner and unfortunately so did several people at other tables who brought many many children with horrific manners. I hope parents/grandparents step up and teach their kids how to conduct themselves in a nice place. When my daughter was a little girl I would never have let her behave with such little regard to the atmosphere and consideration of other patrons. And she never did. Food was great."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "I'm looking for to visiting Paul Martin's soon. We enjoyed the prime rib dinner."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "We always have to fight to have the dark drapes opened on the patio. I mean, what's the point?"
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Nothing spectacular but a good meal with kids in something better than the standard chain restaurant."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "The food was clearly above average although a few items may have been slightly overpriced. I would go there again, although I was a bit surprised that we had to ask three times for water and also asked for bread which never came. I think that part of the experience will improve with a different server."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Please ask to sit in Sam's station. He's a wonderful young man. Always smiling. He'll take good care of you. Mark"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Always a consistently wonderful lunch experience. The service team is very attentive and is my go-to place for a business lunch."
    Dined on 5/29/2014
  • "Paul Martins is great for Happy Hour,Lunch And also Romantic Dinner"
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "The matre'd was bad. The service was bad. The food was bad. Would rather go to MB Post, Tin Roof or Darren's in the future."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "This is was a choice for father's day, they offered a prime rib meal at $25. I did not ordered this but tasted as my son had it..seasoned slightly on the salty side but tasty. Food overall was very good...Ihad a burger it was good and juicy but fries salty. What I didn't like was that they totalled my bill and added the tip as if I would not know how to do it myself. we had a 8 in our group so I expected to tip well but since they chose to add the 20% not giving more when saw bill completed, claim couldn't add tip after card is processed through system..I said it would have been nice to explain before they gave me bill so I could have tipped first and then they could have process it. I felt offended to have bill totalled out."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "The menu isn't as exciting as it was a few years back, but the food is still amazing every time."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Our graduation party of 20 was seated in the screened in patio although we had requested an indoor area. I have hosted events at the restaurant several times before and I am familiar with the layout. The patio area was loud (due to vehicular traffic) and quite drafty. The food was good and the special menu offered was at a great price. Since this was a special occasion, I expected special service. I have experienced much better, attentive service on earlier occasions. Hostess/Greeters need to be more welcoming and helpful."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "We went to celebrate Father's Day here and will not be back. Service was terrible. After being promised bread by the waitress, we had to ask another waitress to bring it after 15 minutes of waiting. They got our orders wrong. Food was not good - don't get the fish tacos. Our daughter has a dairy allergy and there was nothing kid-friendly she could eat except french fries. On top of that we were forced to pay a 20% gratuity because our party was 10 people."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "We were early But we were seated promptly. Our Server gave us excellent service. On another note we tried to valet park, the attendant said our truck was to big and to park in the parking structure.I rate the parking attendant poor service."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "I've been here a few times before and have enjoyed both the food and the ambience, however this time the overall experience was ok. The brunch while conservatively priced,lacked any real flavor. A bit disappointing. I've had much better omelets at lower quality establishments. Plus it took well over 45 minutes for our table to receive their entrees. The server was pleasant but appeared a little overwhelmed. Our party overall enjoyed the experience but I would not be coming back for brunch."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Paul Martins had a wonderful Father's Day menu. From prix fixe menu options to their traditional luncheon menu, there was something for everyone. The specials on the prix fixe menu were such a great bargain and the food choices were delicious. The bar serves up the most amazing cocktails and a second beverage was not an issue. The staff was organized, friendly and very attentive. Be sure to try Paul Martins for all your special dining experiences."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "This was my third visit to a Paul Martins, and second one to this location. They have very attentive waitstaff, and the food was delicious. Our party of 4 was all very pleased with the food, service and ambience."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Their Monday night Dinner special was amazing - highly recommend. I had never been to PM's before and decided to for a special occasion...waiter was top-notch, wine list great, ambiance was perfect and the food outstanding!"
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "We have been to Paul Martin's many times and have found that it just gets better. There are incentives to motivate you to return which not only rewards regulars, but helps remind you what good food is served and how excellent the wait staff. Had a great prime rib for Father's Day and the brick chicken is always a favorite, and then there are the short ribs and the ......"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Paul Martin's could tweak just a few things to make the experience better: the place is always about 5 degrees cooler than any other restaurant and feels downright cold on cool evenings; the servers are trained to be VERY enthusiastic (they call guests "MY FRIEND" and "MY MAN") and that could be toned down; the menu doesn't change often whereas with the volume they do, they could change it up seasonally. Overall it is always a decent experience but somehow always slightly disappoints because you know they have a decent formula that could be good with a little more attention to these small things."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Came here with my good friend for late night dinner and drinks. It was her first time, and she loved it. The shrimp with linguine and spinach was incredibly tasty. The best dessert here is their banana cream chocolate pie. This place never disappoints and the servers are so incredibly nice and fast."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "I have always enjoyed dining at Paul Martin's - El Segundo & Irvine for some time now! And every time the food and service is outstanding! Though, the oysters did not agree with me this time. However, it was no one's fault, but my own. Thanks for a wonderful evening!"
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Wonderful food, service and atmosphere. The food is always good- and I enjoyed the dinner with my group"
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "No matter when I come or how often,since finding this place I enjoy it every time I come!"
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "We had another large group dinner at Paul Martin and they did not disappoint. Excellent warm service. The staff knew how important this birthday dinner was to my friends and they were so nice, kind and considerate. Favorite food items were the salt and pepper shrimp, spinach dip, black cod, pork chop and short ribs. "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Despite NO service for the first 15 minutes, dinner with a friend ended on a high note. Someone dropped the ball and didn't service us water/drinks so we weren't too happy. Then server Steve showed up just as as i was going to walk over to find a manager He was very attentive and helpful throughout the rest of the eveningl. I ordered a delicious Black Cod served on a bed of sauteed spinach and mushrooms with a tomato/saffron sauce. The manager stopped by after being alerted about our rocky start. She comped dessert for our table and explained what happened. Anyway, our server Steve was able to turn the evening around so everyone was happy by the end of our meal. Kudos to Steve!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "The service and ambience were excellent, and the food had its winners....and one dish not so good. The Grilled Salmon Sandwich with Aioli was very good, and the fries, well done as ordered, are beyond fantastic. The only not-so-good dish was the fishy-smelling and not too appetizing-looking grilled rockfish taco, which looked very stark on the plate and should have come with something else on it and been fresher. I also wish they would always have the Cappuccino Chip Ice Cream that we always rave about, but only serve sometimes. "
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Enjoy the indoor/outdoor patio with great food and quick service. The salmon burger is fantastic with side of veggies. Fish tacos are tasty and the trout perfect for a nice lunch. "
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Love this restaurant. Great food and always good service. Best fish tacos and delicious black cod entree. Try the Monday night wine dinner. What a bargain."
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "The food is always good, the service same, and the environment lively enough but never noisy. I have never felt rushed either. Great for long womens' lunch and extended chatting, or group gathering and being able to hear each other."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "We frequent Paul Martins because the Food is excellent. Due to some miscommunication, however, my husband's food never came! The waiter who took the order disappeared and only busboys returned to the table to deliver the food--dinner for me and our 3 kids--but my husband's food never came. We told at least 3 different busboys. The manager came over to make sure all was ok. Fortunately, there was enough food on the table that we shared with my husband, but it was the most disappointing evening we've ever experienced at Paul Martins. The Manager came back with my husbands Steak Cobb salad wrapped 'to go', on the house. That was really wonderful, but if it was ready 'to go', why not ready to serve?"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "You cannot go wrong with anything on the menu at Paul Martins. My personal favorite is the. Brick Chicken. Great service, great bar fantastic food. "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "The ambience is great. The food was delicious. Loved the quinoa and bulgar wheat side. We had a great experience. Jeff is an awesome waiter. Energetic, friendly, knows the menu, and makes great suggestions. I am going to request that we be seated in his area again next time we go. That's customer service!!!"
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Food was good and service was great. Wine list had some extreme mark ups and the menu is somewhat limited. "
    Dined on 5/22/2014