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Best American Restaurants in Marina del Rey

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A photo of Cast & Plow restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(927)
Price: Expensive
• American • Marina del Rey
Booked 5 times today
In the heart of Marina Del Ray, Cast & Plow offers an unforgettable dining experience. Highly recommended for its exceptional Californian cuisine, the restaurant serves perfectly cooked and remarkably flavorful dishes, best remembered for their eggs Benedict and organic king salmon. The quality of the food is consistently praised, with patrons noting the freshness of the ingredients, as well as the inventiveness of the recipes. The impeccable service, attentive staff, and the personal touch, elevates the dining experience even further. With its beautiful marina views and elegantly casual atmosphere, Cast & Plow offers more than just a meal, it provides a truly Californian dining experience that keeps guests returning time and again.
A photo of Gjelina restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1947)
Price: Expensive
• American • Venice
Booked 87 times today
Gjelina is a restaurant specializing in New American cuisine. Open every day from 8 a.m. until 11pm, serving breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. For breakfast, try 9 grain pancakes with butter and maple syrup or warm banana buckwheat loaf with butter and jam of the day. Brunch options include Moroccan baked eggs and 7 grain porridge. Gjelina offers a variety of oysters, crudo, charcuterie and salad options to start at lunch and dinner. Main courses include pizzas from our wood fired oven and entrees like duck confit, house made pastas and roasted organic half chicken.*Only ADA certified animals are allowed in Gjelina*A 20% Mandatory Service Charge is added to your check. Our belief is that every hourly Gjelina employee contributes to your service and 100% of the MSC will be distributed amongst them.
A photo of Dear Jane's restaurant
4.5
Awesome(132)
Price: Expensive
• American • Marina del Rey
Booked 21 times today
What Dear John’s is to steak, Dear Jane’s will be to seafood. Seasoned chefs and entrepreneurs Hans Röckenwagner and Josiah Citrin have teamed up again for Dear Jane's. Taking full advantage of the stunning marina view, the focus is on classic American seafood dishes prepared simply with the highest-quality ingredients by seasoned chefs. From Oysters Rockefeller to Shrimp Louie, Surf ‘n Turf and Crepes Zuzette, the menu hews to those of some of the most legendary seafood restaurants of the 60s, 70s, and 80s. It will feel familiar and upscale, yet updated and approachable.This sensibility will be on full display with hand-mixed tartare, classic caviar service, and professionally fileted whole fish. The layout of the split-level room and spacing between booths and tables are ideal for this personalized service that is begging to come back in style in this dining room.
A photo of Belles Beach House restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(168)
Price: Expensive
• American • Venice
Booked 51 times today
Owned by seasoned restauranteur Nick Mathers and Wish You Were Here Group, Belles Beach House aims to transport guests from Los Angeles to a tropical destination whilst staying in the heart of Venice Beach. An ode to the retro Tiki Bar and legendary artist Larry Bell, Belles Beach House exudes the laid back, island vibes of the 1970s serving Hawaiian-inspired dishes with Japanese influence, vibrant craft cocktails and a thoughtful wine list.
A photo of The Rose Venice restaurant
4.4
Awesome(2825)
Price: Expensive
• American • Venice
Booked 39 times today
The Rose Venice, nestled in a vibrant and green space, is lauded for its exceptional American cuisine. The menu meticulously crafted, it offers an exquisite variety that spans from delectable pastries and unique cocktails, to a raw bar that features the freshest scallops. This Venice gem is acclaimed for its well-executed dishes, fresh and healthy ingredients, and a complexity of flavors and textures that never fail to impress. Reviewers consistently praise the exceptional service, calming atmosphere, and beautifully designed patio ideal for a breezy brunch. The Rose Venice is repeatedly deemed as an absolute favorite, with food that rivals any in California, and some even regard it as the best restaurant in Venice, if not the entire state.
A photo of The Butcher's Daughter restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(92)
Price: Moderate
• American • Venice
Booked 40 times today
The Butcher’s Daughter is a plant-based restaurant, bar, juicery, and “vegetable slaughterhouse." We treat fruits and vegetables as a butcher would meat: We chop, fillet, and carve fresh produce into healthy vegetarian dishes and press them into pretty juices. Our five locations serve breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch. We take pride in our daily-changing menu, which is 100% vegetarian, with many vegan and gluten-free options.
A photo of Charcoal Venice restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(435)
Price: Expensive
• American • Venice
Booked 11 times today
Charcoal Venice is an inviting neighborhood restaurant from Michelin-starred Chef and Owner Josiah Citrin that was inspired by the backyard barbecues he hosts on weekends for his friends and family. As the name suggests, everything is cooked indoors over live fire – whether over charcoal or in the coals. Citrin and Chef de Cuisine Dani McNish prepare a seasonal menu of craveable comfort foods featuring locally-sourced proteins and vegetables ideal for sharing family-style. Whether diving into a platter of smoky grilled chicken wings with a beer or classic cocktail at the bar, or splitting a 48 oz. dry-aged Porterhouse and a bottle of Bandol with friends, Charcoal Venice is an everyday dining spot.
A photo of Brizo Bar & Restaurant restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(743)
Price: Expensive
• American • Marina del Rey
Booked 21 times today
Brizo Bar & Restaurant has made a name for itself as a go-to place for quality American cuisine. Frequently lauded for its high-quality food, friendly staff, and stunning marina views, it has become a favorite spot for many patrons. Known for dishes like the Lobster Cobb, fish tacos, and the rockfish fish and chips, the cuisine at Brizo Bar & Restaurant is a clear reflection of American culinary traditions. "The food was generally very good, the service excellent and the view of the marina was superb," one customer noted. Despite being a relatively new establishment, it has quickly become a beloved part of the community in Marina del Rey.
A photo of Water Grill - Santa Monica restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(5746)
Price: Expensive
• American • Santa Monica
Booked 63 times today
Water Grill-Santa Monica is a highly reputed restaurant renowned for its exquisite seafood cuisine. Set in an idyllic location with an ocean view, the establishment has been a Santa Monica landmark for years. According to customers' reviews, the seafood is consistently fresh, well-prepared, and deliciously flavorful. The taste of exemplary dishes like the seafood platter, lobster roll, fish and chips, and clam chowder is exalted by many. The praise for the restaurant's service is outstanding, highlighting the friendly, professional, and attentive nature of the staff. Summarized by a customer as 'one of the best Seafood Restaurants', Water Grill-Santa Monica provides a splendid dining experience.
A photo of Ivy at the Shore restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(3412)
Price: Expensive
• American • Santa Monica
Booked 32 times today
Ivy at the Shore is an esteemed dining destination that serves up authentic Californian cuisine, earning high praise from local and visiting food enthusiasts alike. Reviewers often remark on the delightful balance between creatively gourmet and authentic familiar dishes, with the menu boasting a diverse range of offerings from lobster scramble and prime New York steak for breakfast, to mesquite grilled natural pork baby back ribs and fresh wild Alaskan ling cod for dinner. The restaurant is described as a "classic" with great food and service, and many patrons refer to it as their "go-to" when in California. The ambiance is described as "sublime" and the service "outstanding". Overall, Ivy at the Shore has successfully managed to embody the essence of Californian cuisine in a refined, yet relaxed setting.
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