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Petros - Manhattan Beach

4.6
697 Reviews
$31 to $50
American

“Our menu is a combination of the best ingredients that Greece and California cuisine have to offer. We import olive oil, feta, honey, oregano and wines from Greece, the freshest organic vegetables from our farms in Los Olivos and wineries of our great state. Quality, simplicity, healthy and tasty food is the creation of that combination. Enjoy.”
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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 697 people are saying
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4.5
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4.5
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4.3
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipLky1
Los Angeles
35 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food4service2ambience4

We have wanted to support the local restaurants during this past year and the very hard times they’ve endured. Just felt our waiter really didn’t want to be there. Service was dismal, had to ask him to clear dirty dishes from appetizers, etc. We brought friends that were visiting from out of town and had hoped for a little nicer experience.

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AnneM
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

They ran out of the 2 wines we wanted to try, but other than that it was good. I think the shrimp salad used to be different but I’m not sure. It was good anyway,

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OpenTable Diner
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great food, drink and ambiance!

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vipsahara
Los Angeles
86 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always outstanding. Love this restaurant. Great food and service.

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Carol25
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the ambiance. Food is always great. My favorite is the Chicken Parmesan!

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vipjjtt209
Los Angeles
25 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good to be sitting inside again great food and service
Chicken. Parm great

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jiillo
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Hope the Outdoor experience is allowed to continue. It’s a fab setting with great staff and delicious food. The chicken kabob was tender but could’ve been seasoned more. Cheese saganaki and shrimp saganaki so delicious!
Go there! ENJOY

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vipOwen
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A pre-pandemic favorite of our family, Petros is operating at pre-pandemic form. The staff is knowledgeable and attentive and the kitchen is serving up some of Manhattan Beach's best meals, probably the best chicken parm (sorry, Slay) and the best lamb in town (feta crusted rack of lamb from Colorado). Cocktails are excellent as well. See you again soon.

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JacquesL
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent. The Service was outstanding..The portions , a bit small for the price...

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Charpy195
1 review
Dined on May 23, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The food and service were great. Nice atmosphere and will definitely return.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on May 20, 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience3

Glorified dinner food but with high end prices :-(

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vipjjtt209
Los Angeles
25 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great as always . Chicken parmigiana with pasta was excellent . Great Scotch

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LuisT
Los Angeles
11 reviews
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience3

Food was delicious! The grilled Octopus was tasty and so was the Feta Grilled Lamb Chops. We are definitely going to go back soon.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience4

Service is always slow and unorganized but food is good. I have love hate relationship with petros.

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vipjjtt209
Los Angeles
25 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service.Chicken parm excellent

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vipMaryH
Central Coast
10 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful dinning w gluten free pita bread ! Fantastic

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Karens
Yosemite
2 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience2

Don’t get the flatbreads... they were awful.

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

Amazing! Everyone was super sweet, food was phenomenal!

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vipsahara
Los Angeles
87 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I love this restaurant. It never disappoints. The lamb is the best I have ever tasted.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing martinis & chicken parm! Yum!

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GerryDoc
Los Angeles
55 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

We were greeted and seated promptly, at an outdoor table as we requested. Service was prompt and courteous. Our food was excellent. The lamb pasta was outstanding, as was the calamari. The chicken and shrimp souvlaki was good, but a little dry.
Overall, a very good experience.

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vipLondonDiner
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great food, just larger portions didn’t have a lot of lunch size portions

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vipCHRISTINEC
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service in addition to great food equals happy customer! We will return... From booking, to getting our table, to the service quality and the great menu, this is a great place for dinner for 2 or family lunch or dinner. The surroundings makes it great for family with young children while you can still enjoy your meal if you don't have any kids. The food was simply delicious. I mean I tried my granddaughter kids meal and that was very very good!

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vipCatS
Los Angeles
11 reviews
Dined on April 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always love Petros - something for everyone - delicious fish tonight!

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Barook was my server three times. Had to ask for him due to the excellent service he provided. All the food taste fresh and out of this world. It was an amazing experience!

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience3

The menu here is great, and we were excited to eat out on the patio at Metlox Plaza. We had a nice table with a heat lamp which was perfect. Our reservation was ready when we arrived, but after the hostess sat us we waited for over 10 minutes and she finally came back and offered to take our drink orders but midway through saw our server and told us he’d be right with us. He absolutely was overwhelmed so I don’t hold him entirely responsible for the sub-par service all night. Although I did see tables being thoroughly cleaned, I did receive a menu that had food stuck to it, and a water glass with particles in it. Appetizer plates had things stuck on them and had to be sent back. Drinks were dropped off with wine pooling on the table from being hurriedly dropped off. The appetizer delivered was not the one we ordered- but since no server appeared for at least 5 minutes we ate it, and it was delicious. There were at least 3 entrees we tried to order that were unavailable, which would’ve been wonderful to know at the start of our meal so that we’d have a few minutes with the menu. My daughter had a very nice filet mignon, however it was way too rare, and once again, no server to correct the issue, so we cut out the too red part and ate the rest. My dad loved his lamb. I quickly chose a flatbread pizza since there was no moussaka and none of the gyro entrees available. It was the low point of the meal for sure- tepid, and very dough with little flavor. Dessert was lovely- both the baklava and the Mille feuille were good. Sitting outside was a little marred but the overflowing trash cans all around metlox. Not sure what the deal was but there were temporary cardboard trash bins set up as well and all were overflowing- as a result lots of birds around picking things out, and trash blowing around the floor as the night got breezier. For a $250 bill for a party of 3, I do expect a higher level of service.

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Love2eat
Orange County
9 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious and the wine was great. Will definitely be back to try lore off the menu.

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vipFlower
Los Angeles
50 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall2food3service4ambience3

Outdoor seating at North side of the restaurant leaves a lot to be desired-sun in your eyes and a stiff wind. Not to mention uncomfortable chairs and tables that are too high.
Food has been better in the past though our server was quite nice and efficient.

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vipAngelaN
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall2food1service4ambience3

The food was not good. There was nothing that we ordered that stood out or would send us back to eat there again. I really don’t understand the good reviews for this place.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
13 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always good, never disappoints… Best watermelon salad ever

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Manhattan
Calgary
5 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience2

I use to love Petros. But I think the service, quality and overall has gone done. I informed them that it was my husband's b-day. Did not get any happy birthday greeting. Got there and was shown to the table with not much enthusiasm. Had to ask another waiter to get our order for the main course. Just overall experience not the same as before. The portions have gone smaller and they do not provide the bread anymore but the price has gone up.

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vipAustin
Austin
23 reviews
Dined on April 1, 2021
Overall5food3service5ambience5

The service was GREAT as well as the atmosphere. I had the chicken souvlaki with rice and vegetables. It was quite bland. The dessert was excellent. I’ll give the restaurant another try but will order a different entree.

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TaniaS
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience1

Very bad outside sitting and horrible service. Food was cold in two minutes.

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Myloveforfood
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience2

The food was ok. Not much flavou

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vipJaniceB
Los Angeles
108 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

High-end delicious Greek food. Yummy cocktails. We loved everything we ordered (saganaki, Feta Caesar w/grilled shrimp, Pasta w/Lamb)...all easily shareable dishes. Expensive but worth it!

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vipjjtt209
Los Angeles
25 reviews
Dined on March 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food the shrimp pasta dish was great also

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OpenTable Diner
Phoenix
3 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Lunch and visiting the area.

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JulienC
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall1food2service2ambience4

Host interaction was great however that was it.
Asked our server for wine advice in regards to something not sweet and was offered a sweet hellenic wine.

Once I switched to another glass of red it came out as cold as wine from 7-11. Then i let another possibly runner then server comes back and says oh you like wine room temp...

Food comes out i get the Colorado lamb and my lady the sea-bass and guess what everything was cold 0@ LLP dc the fish. Guess that was the theme of the day.

I understand mistakes happen however service and hospitality was lost upon this place this particular day. Sunday 3/21.

The reason why i give this two stars is because not one time did a manager come by and ask whats going on. Server wasn’t fast enough to rectify these issues. Maybe next time.

FAQs

Petros - Manhattan Beach offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (310) 545-4100.

Petros - Manhattan Beach is rated 4.6 stars by 697 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.