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Admiral Risty

4.5
1339 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Seafood
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Admiral Risty was established in 1966, overlooking the Pacific Ocean with a view of Catalina Island. This award winning upscale American restaurant features fresh fish, aged steaks, lamb and poultry dishes, along with assorted appetizers including oysters, clams, house-cured Salmon Gravlax and house baked sour dough breads.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Seafood, Steak
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:30pm; Sunday Brunch: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Bar: Monday - Saturday 4:30pm, Sunday 10:00 am
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Phone number
(310) 377-0050
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Rudie Young
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Cross street
Hawthorne Blvd
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Parking details
Admiral Risty is located in the Golden Cove Shopping Center with free parking for our guests.
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Entertainment
Live entertainment 6 nights per week. Tuesday, Dan O'Sullivan from 6:00pm - 10:00pm, Wednesday, Scott Grillo from 6:00pm - 10:00pm, Thursday, Charles Lamont from 6:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday, Tom Bellizia from 7:00pm - 11:00pm, Saturday, Charles Lamont from 7:00pm - 11:00pm and Sunday, Richard Leach from 5:00pm - 9:00pm. NFL Sunday Football games now live on Satellite TV during Sunday Brunch. Monday Night Football watch the game in our seaside lounge, featuring $1 hot dogs, $2 Bratwurst, complimentary soup of the day.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1339 People Are Saying
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4.5  based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.7
service
4.6
ambience
4.2
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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2MSs (Palm Springs)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

The Admiral Risty has been our "go to" restaurant for year .. we go there for all family birthday celebrations and every Christmas eve as well. The food has NEVER been anything less than perfect and the ambience is wonderful, especially at sunset and the wait staff is second to none.

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MonaM (Seattle)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

We celebrated Valentine’s Day dinner with another couple,
Our reservations were for 7:00 pm and we were seated on time. The ambiance was romantic. They handed us a red carnation each and there were red balloons everywhere!
The food was delicious, I love Seabass and I always order it whenever it’s on the menu! Mine was amandine crusted with a lemon caper sauce! It was yum Yummy! My husband had the flank steak and it was perfectly cooked!
We love this place! The food, the atmosphere and service is outstanding!

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Aaron (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Always great

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Famished (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Enjoyed the prompt seating, the excellent food ( both had Salmon-great), the sunset vista.

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BruceW (Salt Lake City)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

We went for a sunset dinner, and it was wonderful.

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OpenTable Diner (Palm Springs)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Very very busy on Valentines night and the service and the food quality was excellent. Def recommend and will def be back. Nice touch presenting all us ladies with a flower upon arrival. 🌹🥂 😊

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Dode (Orange County)
4.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Needs a better wine list, otherwise, excellent place to eat.

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Peggy (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Everyone is always so nice we feel very welcome.
The crab ceaser salad was delicious!

We were there for Sunday brunch and we all had just a delightful time!

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Peanut (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

out to dinnerfood was delicious as always - ambiance as well. The Risty is a perfect place for a " date night" .Feels more special than just going out to dinner. music in the bar is an added plus!

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GlenS (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

-Cocktail server inexperienced. Didn't know what a domestic beer was.
-Dinner server didn't listen carefully enough. Several small mistakes... nothing big. Gave adequate service
-Clam chowder was bland and needed salt and pepper, steamed artichoke undercooked, sourdough bread used to be much better when you received the large portion you cut yourself. .. average now
-Oysters on half-shell were very good, salad was fresh
-Untouched, remodeled feel is still fun... cheesy in a very good way

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