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About Mangiamo

Mangiamo Restaurant is located in the heart of beautiful downtown Manhattan Beach, one block west of Manhattan Beach's historic pier. Mangiamo has been serving the South Bay since 1984.

128 Manhattan Beach Blvd
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm Happy Hour is available in the bar Monday through Friday 5:00-6:30.

Cross Street:
Manhattan Avenue

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(310) 318-3434

Website:
http://www.mangiamorestaurant.com/

Parking Details:
Valet parking is offered by the City of Manhattan Beach at the corner of 12th& Manhattan Avenue Thursday through Sunday directly in front of our sister restaurant Talia's.

Executive Chef:
Ron Guidone

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Takeout, View, Wine

Mangiamo Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.5

value

4.5

Noise

Moderate

97% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (25)
Neighborhood Gem (22)
Romantic (20)
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Good for Anniversaries (19)
Fit for Foodies (16)
Special Occasion (15)
Cozy (14)
Notable Wine List (14)
Authentic (10)
Good for Birthdays (10)
Bar Seating (10)
Creative Cuisine (9)
Waterfront (9)
Worth the Drive (8)
Business Meals (6)
Casual (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (6)
Happy Hour (6)
Vibrant Bar Scene (6)
Comfort Food (5)
Healthy (5)
Hot Spot (4)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Fun (3)
Good for Groups (3)
People Watching (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Scenic View (2)
Kid-friendly (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Seasonal (1)
Tapas (1)
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined 2 days ago

Wonderful in every way!

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 (Toronto)·Dined 3 days ago

This is a nice restaurant, authentic amongst a sea of more touristic places. Pumpkin tortellini starter especially nice. Recommend.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 4 days ago

Amazing love it amazing!!

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined 4 days ago

Second reservation here in one week and this experience much better. It's all based on where you sit. There is a semi private wine cellar off kitchen that allows for quiet conversation vs. the open Dining area. That's where I recommend, but seating is not guaranteed in that section. Pasta dishes are amazing. Service very nice this time (no spillage!!!) and staff super friendly. We are locals and dine here often, so happy to recommend. Only heads up is if you sit in main dining room, and bar is crowded or restaurant crowded - the noise is a real challenge.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 6 days ago

Always a favorite in Manhattan Beach. Fantastic service, great atmosphere and delicious food. And probably one of the few restaurants around where one can actually carry on a conversation!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Happy Hour, Handcrafted Cocktails, Scenic View
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined 6 days ago

You really have to be aware of the acoustics I. This place as they suck- you will leave with a raging headache and having no clue what your dinner guests said as it’s epically loud! We asked to turn the music down twice as its so loud with conversation they blast music on top of that! Service was iffy- didn’t seem like server or greater understood what specials were or whose job it was to share them with us! Server also sprinkled my lap with Parmesan cheese as she missed the pasta! Seriously? Salads ar over slated! It’s nice and charming but they’ve got to fix the acoustics!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Seasonal, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 12, 2017

We started off with a couple expertly made cocktails at the bar, had the beef carpaccio and escargot for appetizers, oxtail and lamb chops for the main and finished off with bread pudding. Everything was made to perfection. The wait service was very attentive and knowledgeable. I would recommend strongly!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Excellent food and great ambience. A Manhattan Beach treasure.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 11, 2017

5 stars! The quality, service, and taste were second to none!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 9, 2017

The perfect restaurant for an anniversary for 2....don't sit in the front though... Too loud there... But staff is courteous and very accommodating... They even gave us a dessert treat to celebrate too... 5 stars

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vip
 (Central Coast)·Dined on November 8, 2017

My wife and I had an absolutely perfect dinner at Mangiamo's! The atmosphere, the service and the food were perfect!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Always good and Sunday’s pasta nights are one of the best bargains in town.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Waterfront, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Happy Hour
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 5, 2017

One of our favorite places and can’t wait to go back

Tags: Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Cozy
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We had a very good dinner here and will come back.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Mangiamo is the best restaurant in Manhattan Beach. I have been a customer for more than 30 years and I have never had less than a most pleasant experience there. The service is fantastic and the food is simple and delicious. We choose to celebrate every occasion there and we also just love to go for a nice meal out. Bravissimo!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 24, 2017

My recent return refreshed my good dining memories when I dined here quite often about 10-15 years ago. Still foods are great while whine list is extensive. Likewise, bar at the entrance is always crowded after a fun day on the beach. Dining area is somehow uniquely designed and a table surrounded by wine cellar gives you semi-private dining experience. It is only downside to find a parking spot uneasily.

Tags: Authentic, Casual, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Tasting Menu
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 (Columbus)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Wonderful experience as always! Thank you Shamim! Dinner was perfection. Absolutely delicious 😋

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Had several requests for a special day and they were fulfilled beyond my expectations. Attentive but not intrusive staff.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Always enjoy Mangiamo's. Our waitress was fabulous and the food was excellant as always. My husband and son had the cioppino and I had the stuffed figs wrapped in proscuitto for an appetizer with the Mangiamo's special chopped salad with chicken added.

Even though the tables are close together you do not feel cramped.

Tags: Good for Groups, Authentic, Romantic
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 (Portland)·Dined on October 19, 2017

This was our anniversary dinner and we left spending a lot of money and not feeling like the flavor was worth the money. I mean it was FINE but it was not what you would expect for a $200 meal. Especially as we chose this place for our anniversary we wanted it to be extra special and walked away feeling disappointed. The ambiance and service were lovely and we got a nice bottle of wine, but that was the extent of the positives. My husband ordered the vodka pasta and I ordered the porkchop. We ended up swapping because neither of us were in love with our dish. The presentation of the porkshop was INCREDIBLE and I expected the flavor to match but I didn't love it. My husband felt like the pasta was something he could have gotten anywhere. Nothing spectacular about the food. And maybe it was just what we ordered? The butter cake was probably the biggest disappointment, it was super dry and we knew we could have gotten the best butter cake ever just up the street.

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·Dined on October 14, 2017

I have been on generous business expense account for entertaining customers in Beverly Hills, Manhattan, Hartford, Montreal, since the early 1970's, and I desidsd in Manhattan Beach for 40 yrs before retiring to So. Florida. The sand send as well as the entire menu is as good as any restaurant in the U.S................be sure to try the dining here at the beach! J. Pahlow

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Waterfront, Healthy, Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene, Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Cozy
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Great as usual. There were six of us and we had five different entrees. Salmon was fantastic. Ox Tail simply fell off the bone. It was delicious. Fish and scallop dishes were also delicious. Fig appetizer is not on the menu but is a frequent special and it is highly recommended. The wine list has something for everyone. CA reds are affordable and the list includes plenty of imports and high $$ wine if that’s your preference. Atmosphere is lively but the cellar tables are also romantic. I have yet to be disappointed here.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Hot Spot, Romantic, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 12, 2017

My husband and I had dinner at our favorite beach to celebrate our anniversary.
We had a wonderful evening...great service, fantastic dinner and wine with a surprise dessert for recognition of our special occasion!

Tags: People Watching, Waterfront, Fun, Bar Seating
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 2, 2017

It was great, the staff was very accommodating to our requests and the food was very good. Great selection of cocktails and wine

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Always on top of our list. We have been coming here for years and always excellent food and service.

Tags: Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 30, 2017

The potato crusted halibut was awesome and the service was outstanding! I definitely will be going back.

Tags: Cozy, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on September 24, 2017

We were in LA, staying near LAX and googled best Italian restaurants in Manhattan Beach. So glad we went and will return every time we come back. Drinks from the bar came out slow, but worth the wait, food was phenomenal and unique. Our server Danny was slow as well, he probably had too big a station. Loved the bar, and location

Tags: Authentic, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, People Watching, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Really great service and price point is an exceptional value. From the time I booked my open table to walking in and walking out, it truly was a great experience. I'd go back every month if I could lose the calories I consumed Saturday night.

Desserts are awesome, seafood specials amazing and the bartender is polished alchemist.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Loved the wine menu and cellar experience.

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·Dined on September 10, 2017

we always go here when my friend is in town. Its our indulgence. The food is very good and the service is excellent!

Tags: Good for a Date, Comfort Food
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 7, 2017

Had a table of six girls celebrating my friend's birthday! Everything was perfect! I had been here before and did not have a great experience, but last nights experience changed everything!! I will definitely be back!! Food, service and atmosphere was absolutely amazing!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 6, 2017

One of my favorite Italian restaurants in the area.

Tags: Business Meals
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 1, 2017

great restaurant! ask to be seated in the wine cellar for a more romantic/cozy feel.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Cozy, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Gluten Free Options
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 28, 2017

We have been enthusiastic patrons of Mangiamo's since it opened in 1983. Food and service are consistently excellent. Very pleasant adult atmosphere. Just steps from the Manhattan Beach Pier. We live in a part of LA that can get very hot in the summer. On a hot weekend night, we jump in the car and head for an early dinner a Mangiamo's followed by a walk along the Strand of Manhattan Beach and Hermosa Beach. Perfect summer evening.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Healthy, Waterfront
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Consistent great food and service! Love it- will continue to teturn

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Great local restaurant , food and service are always good . Perfect location for an after dinner walk on Manhattan beach pier , or walk up the street and grab some gelato to top off the evening!!

Tags: Waterfront
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Muy amables y muy buena comida, muy recomendable.

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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on August 11, 2017

Excellent food and service!! Wonderful experience for us staying in Manhattan beach from out of town! We will definitely return next year when we come back!!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 11, 2017

Appetizer special (peach bruchetta) and butter cake dessert with house made limoncello were standouts. Entrees weren't quite as impressive, but good. Wine cellar seating was very pleasant! Especially if you want a slightly more quiet place to have a conversation.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on August 11, 2017

Excellent service start to finish. Sat in wine cellar per request-- quiet, cozy. Fabulous osso buco.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation
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