Nick's Manhattan Beach

4.8
1316 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Classic American comfort food, crave-able bar snacks, plus unique cocktails & an extensive wine list in an upscale yet casual environment. Our intimate restaurant features a chic island bar, walls of glass and a spacious covered patio, perfect for people watching. Our exhibition kitchen highlights the talents of our passionate culinary team.

Nick’s is dedicated to perfecting the dining experience through continuous innovation, offering the highest quality food and beverage, and executing impeccable standards of hospitality. The deeply instilled Nick’s culture is personified by its Ladies and Gentlemen – professionals who share a single focus and are inspired and committed to offering great service and creating positive memorable experiences.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1316 people are saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
4.9
food
4.8
service
4.7
ambience
4.6
value
Noise · Moderate
96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I always have a great experience dining at Nick's. The food never fails to disappoint and the staff is very friendly.

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MarlionB
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

great tasting food for a reasonable price. butter cake will make you want to slap your mama

JD
vipJDRJR
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A wonderful breakfast to start the day. The food was fresh and tasty and service was stellar!

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vipDinahlea
Los Angeles
14 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love sitting at the bar for lunch!

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MattM
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The food is great. They should do away with the vapid beat music and go with something more contemporary, which would improve the ambiance.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I had our first date night in a year since Covid and having a new baby

MC
MooseC
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I highly recommend Nick's. The food is delicious and the restaurant ambiance is perfect. The prices are great for the quality of the food you are getting and the service is outstanding. The noise level is nice and the lighting is fine-dining themed. Very nice workers there and again, the food is delicious!

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mznyer
Hawaii
5 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service. Great food.

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vipRoger
Los Angeles
28 reviews
Dined on April 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always enjoy our meals at Nick's Manhattan Beach. Food and service is always great.

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VaSh
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I can’t believe I haven’t found this place sooner! The drinks were awesome and the FOOD!!!! Omg, I had the buttermilk fried chicken & let me tell you I thought I was somewhere in the south again lol. This will be my new brunch spot now

MT
MiyaT
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Friendly & professional staff that made the meal great. Good service and food. Nice ambiance.

JD
vipJeffD
Los Angeles
15 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice experience!

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R2018
San Diego
4 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were introduced to our NEW FAVORITE PLACE!!!

Our server was simply the best, our food was delicious, and we love the restaurant overall!

We will FOR SURE be back!

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SusanL
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience3

sea bass was bland again. second time there and same results

SB
vipSeaBarb
Los Angeles
55 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Spot on. Everything is back up to speed. Lovely welcome. Fine service, Food as good as ever. Of course we will return and return and return.

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vipRandiE
Los Angeles
17 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Out of both wines we ordered and why ask if it’s a special occasion when making the reservation if you do nothing with it?

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vipBene
Los Angeles
19 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Great Great Great

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vipGrisselle
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always fantastic - one of my favorite places to go. Their butter cake is a must, every time!

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a very good service and experience was good. I recommend

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vipCB90254
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience3

Large hair in food which they refunded. But gross and thought maybe offering free anything wouldve been nice after that. Otherwise food and service above par.

HW
HelenW
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

If the restaurant knows that the event will be a Birthday celebration, please mention that No balloons will be permitted so as to not be turning balloons away at the door.

Helen

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vipJAM2
Los Angeles
397 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We felt very welcomed by the hostess, manager and wait staff. We had a shrimp taquitos and tuna tartare to start. The shrimp taquitos were crispy and the tuna tartare was seasoned very well. We had the bistro plate and beef dip. Both were really good. Had the butter cake for dessert and it was yummy.

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speakprice1
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nick’s is a favorite restaurant of ours! We can always count on great service, excellent food, and just wonderful evening out.

DR
vipDeborahR
Los Angeles
34 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service. Nice setting in Manhattan Beach

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vipRoger
Los Angeles
28 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a good meal, the quality of the food, the price equals value. The service is always good and it's a nice place.

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vipDrKKB
Los Angeles
11 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love Nick’s Manhattan Beach. It is one of my favorite restaurants. The service is always excellent, ALWAYS! The food is so delicious, the drinks are great! This place is a family favorite for holidays and birthdays!

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vipdiner1
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience2

Even with a reservation we were put in the back in a dark booth. There's no brunch menu yet which was disappointing for noon on a Saturday. Our server was very attentive and sweet which made the experience much better.

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Tess
Los Angeles
13 reviews
Dined on April 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service are outstanding!

JD
vipJodiD
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2021
Overall3food5service2ambience4

Ordered two lemon drop martini‘s that were horrible. The bartender needs to learn how to make a martini. I recommend you have that bartender make you a lemon drop with Belvedere and taste it. Our food arrived, we requested ranch dressing and ketchup when we ordered, that did not arrive with our dinners. Both waitresses wrote all of this down when we ordered. No silverware or napkins was ever given to us.So, we had to wait for another server to walk by and request it. No apologies were ever made by the first two servers. The third server that we had, did a great job. We love Nick’s, Maybe it was just an off night?

DJ
vipDavidJ
London
7 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Delicious food. Good service. Great location.

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RBrain
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

I love Nick’s and this was the first time I felt the service was sub par. We arrived early for our reservations so I understand not being seated immediately. But our reservation time of 730pm came and went. At 745, I went up to ask how much longer and I kid you not...I made eye contact with 3 staff and none stopped to ask they could help. Instead, they walked up to the other staff about 8 feet from where I was standing. We finally were seated a little after 750pm. After we placed our drinks/food order, we never got our drinks until we got our appetizers even though we could see the drinks sitting at the bar for a while. We had to ask for the drinks when the appetizers were set down.

If not for the delicious food, I would’ve given only 2 stars. But our food and drinks were as I remembered...excellent! And, out of the numerous times I’ve been to Nick’s, this was the only time I thought the service was bad. Let’s hope it’s the last time!

DJ
vipDavidJ
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was great, giving us the booth we requested. Our waitress was friendly and efficient. Food fabulous as always.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic service and the food was amazing!

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Jtizzle
1 review
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Things were very good all around! Parking is a bit of a hassle but where near the beach isn’t!

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vipSandM
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed our dinner, food was delicious and our server was attentive.

KM
KeliM
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great wine and salad with friends!!! Also, the service was a+

MA
MARILYND
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All the above

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on March 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have loved Nicks since the day it opened. I am so happy to be able to go back! It was the first tine I have eaten inside a restaurant in over a year! Felt very safe.

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vipjjtt209
Los Angeles
21 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great as always , Shrimp Taquitos ,perfect beef dip sandwich and fries Spicy Thai Salad , Griiled Salmon all delicious

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
6 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and meal, as we have come to expect.. Thank you!

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Nick's Manhattan Beach using the Order Online button. Nick's Manhattan Beach also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (310) 545-7373.

Nick's Manhattan Beach is rated 4.8 stars by 1316 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.