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About Abigaile Restaurant

Abigaile is about sharing and exploring food without boundaries, gimmicks or pretense. Our dishes are always evolving based on the availability of quality market ingredients, and often, a creative whim. We believe one of life’s greatest sources of joy is what happens when people come together to share a meal.

So gather. Trust us. Step just a little outside your comfort zone. And enjoy food without order or rules.

1301 Manhattan Avenue
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Californian, Brewery

Hours of Operation:
Dinner

Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm; Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm

Brunch

Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am - 2:00pm

Cross Street:
Pier Ave

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(310) 798-8227

Website:
http://www.abigailerestaurant.com/

Executive Chef:
Tin Vuong

Additional:
Banquet, Beer, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Private Room, Weekend Brunch

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Details
Sun 10:00AM - 11:30AM 5:00PM - 5:45PM 7:45PM - 10:00PM

Mon - Thu 5:00PM - 5:45PM 7:45PM - 11:00PM

Fri 5:00PM - 6:00PM 7:45PM - 11:00PM

Sat 10:00AM - 11:30AM 5:00PM - 6:00PM 9:00PM - 11:00PM

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Abigaile is about sharing and exploring food without boundaries, gimmicks or pretense.

Abigaile Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.2

service

4.1

ambience

4.3

value

3.8

Noise

Moderate

78% would recommend it to a friend

Great Beer (9)
Bar Seating (8)
Fit for Foodies (8)
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Fun (8)
Good for Groups (8)
Creative Cuisine (8)
Good for Birthdays (7)
Neighborhood Gem (7)
Special Occasion (7)
Good for a Date (7)
Casual (6)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Romantic (4)
Authentic (3)
Business Meals (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Scenic View (3)
Tapas (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Worth the Drive (2)
Good for Anniversaries (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Great for Brunch (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Healthy (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
People Watching (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Waterfront (1)
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined 2 days ago

Left after 1 hour - got 1 plate in that time, so paid for wine and left.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 6, 2018

I loved everything about this restaurant. The Pao de queijo was a delicious started. Herbed butter and honey. Yum!!! My friend and I also shared the short rib, the wild mushroom polenta (our favorite) and the steak poutine. Everything was a little decadent but tasted awesome. I want to go back and try everything else on the menu!

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Overall an average restaurant. The vibe is cool but the food is fair and some dishes aren't worth the price. Service was poor on the night we went and the restaurant wasn't very busy. The waitress was either tired or didn't care. If you're there for drinks, I think it's a great place. Kinda weird but the restaurant was freezing cold. They had the front door wide open on a cold night so it seemed that the outdoor seating might have been warmer because of the heal lamps.

Tags: Good for Groups
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Good friends bday on NYE. The server was really nice despite it taking over 25 Min to get our food. The dishes were unique and quite delicious. Over all good experience. Would definitely go back again.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 30, 2017

We came to LA for vacation and while looking for a date night spot stumbled across Abigaile, a highly rated brewery and restaurant a stone's throw from the beaches of Hermosa. This place has the perfect atmosphere for a date. We were seated at a candlelit table toward the back, providing us with our own intimate space. The menu is designed for sharing, which can be a little confusing to navigate with just 2 people. My date had one of their own brewed beers and I had the Don Draper cocktail. Both were delicious and I would definitely recommend this for a late night drink. Our food was very good. I enjoyed trying new foods like their famous pao de queijo, as well as some classics (such as my boyfriend's dry aged burger). We enjoyed the food and our time together, though it is very loud (mostly because of the "background" music).

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Hot Spot, Great Beer, Romantic, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 10, 2017

A near MB Post experience without all the fuss.😀😄😊🙄😁

Tags: Late-night Find, Fit for Foodies, Good Vegetarian Options, Tasting Menu, Great Beer, Neighborhood Gem, Casual
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Waitress acted like she had a chip on her shoulder. Felt like she thought she was doing us a favor. Food was good but we ordered dessert and it never came. Took forever to pay bill.

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 (New England)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Shannon is amazing

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 6, 2017

Too noisy and hard to find - never again. I was so disappointed with the food and it was over priced.

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·Dined on December 3, 2017

I didn’t like how a guy in a suit, presumably the manager started to rush us to finish eating. He came by and asked if we where done with our plates and we had received the plates maybe 10 minutes before and we’re taking our time enjoying conversation with plenty of food still on our plates. Our waitress then followed 2-5 minutes after askIng if we were finished and where we still nippling. I‎t just felt like the couldn’t wait to get us out and flip the table and that didn’t leave a good taste in my mouth for this place. I wouldn’t recommend this place if you actually looking for a good time to enjoy a meal with friends/family. It’s good if your in a rush to get out.

Tags: Good for Groups, Afternoon Coffee, Good for Birthdays
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Ambiance was romantic yet fun with two tv's playing sports and a nice bar area. The diagonal setup of the restaurant was unique and worked well with the space. I suggest confirming the reservation and the location of your table because we were told when we got there that our reservation was for the outside makeshift area. We ordered the pao de queijo, brussel sprouts, lomo saltado, moroccan lamb kibbeh, and cilantro soy marinated skirt steak. The food was all a bit disappointing, but overall speed at which the food came out and the server's service was great.

Tags: Great Beer, Fun
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Ordered seven plates; ended up hit and miss. Mushrooms and polenta; perfect. Spicy tuna, lack luster with a fish smell. Flank steak again, unremarkable and had an "old", not aged beef smell.
Probably would try it one more time; I think it has potential!

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 12, 2017

We had a reservation for 1 pm on a Sunday, but they didn’t have any good seating options. We were first seated upstairs, but no one ever came by with menus. We finally moved downstairs to the outdoor patio. Service continued to suck with our waitress being rude and short with us. One sentence that came out of her mouth was “I’m gonna let you guys work that out” when we were trying to establish whether there was more to the pathetic brunch offerings. We placed an order and then everything trickled out. By 2pm we had only gotten appetizers, so we cancelled the main dishes and asked for the check. The food was not good enough to outweigh the truly terrible service.

Tags: Scenic View, Casual, Bar Seating
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Abilgaile's never fails. The portions are perfect for the price and the menu has something for everyone. I love this place.

Tags: Casual, Creative Cuisine, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 11, 2017

The food here just isn't good. When we arrived the table seated next to us was complaining about the scallops. I LOVE scallops but their review was so poor I went with the soy cilantro skirt steak instead. The steak was... underwhelming. I didn't taste soy and it was served with some (what seemed to be ) microwaved potatoes) the cheese plate we started with was good, but should have cost $12-$14... not $24. The food was so poor we passed on dessert and coffee which is usually a staple in our meal. When the check arrived, I felt un satisfied to see $151 when I wouldn't have paid $75 for this meals. Service was okX Miguel was nice but was too busy and did the best he could. My wife and I won't be returning

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 4, 2017

The service by the wait staff was excellent and there were good views from almost anywhere in the restaurant.

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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Totally cool atmosphere, a little loud but manageable, the server girls are 🔥🔥🔥

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Great Beer, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

Awesome staff. Very friendly. Everything we had with the party of 6 was wonderful. Great atmosphere.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Great Beer
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Food was very good , a little pricey for the portions. Timing was bad. One of our meals came out 30 minutes after the other entrees were served. The waitress was very nice , she took care of us after and made sure we got a round of drinks on the house for the inconvenience

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Our food was good and service was ok, a bit on the slow side, but nothing terrible.
All of the food was actually tasty, but not one of the dishes was actually hot, like it came right out of the kitchen. Everything was more like it sat for 8-10 minutes before they brought it out.
Sad, because if it had been fresh and hot, it would have been amazing.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good Vegetarian Options, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Always takes quite a bit of time to get server to table. Once they finally come it normally takes at least ten additional minutes to get us our drinks. The drinks came fast this time.

Food is always very strong.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on October 7, 2017

Awesome night out for a double date, celebrating a birthday and friendship! Outstanding food and wine!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 25, 2017

Beautiful restaurant, outstanding service. Serving sizes were on the smaller side though. Would recommend as more of a place to grab drinks.

Tags: Romantic
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 24, 2017

The meat we ordered was cold in the middle. Not in a rush to come try this place again.

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 (New England)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Solid dining experience. From greeting by young women at door to the our server. She was terrific.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Great Beer
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Lovely spot! Great service! And best of all, amazing dishes!! Best for sharing so go hungry and bring friends!!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Great place with great food. Highlights for us we're the dough balls, the burrata salad, and the "snickers bar" desert. Don't miss any of these!

Tags: Great Beer, Special Occasion, Hot Spot
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 9, 2017

I seriously could come here to eat the pao de queijo & sip on cocktails all night long. Have their version of a snickers bar for dessert and it's the most perfect over-endulgence meal.

Tags: Great Beer, Good for Groups
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 8, 2017

Excellent scallops. The cheesy bread with honey butter is also delicious.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 3, 2017

We went to test out Alta House which didn't open till Noon although I called to make reservations and they told me 10AM. So there was a minor disconnect there. A little bummed that the Unlimited Mimosas were bumped up to a little over $20 per person, still great but gets pricey. The food was good, priced a little too high but hit or miss. The Chinatown Steak, not so good. Lemon Pancakes and the Veggie Frittata are the way to go! Great service from Catalina!

Tags: People Watching, Hot Spot, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 3, 2017

All in all a good experience, we were trying a new place in town and although noise level is crazy like in a lot of places in Hermosa Beach the food was good. Price are excessive though.

Tags: Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 27, 2017

blasting A/C inside, very slow service, unbalanced spicy bloody mary, was told there's no fresh fruit juices even though noted on the menu, burger on a bagel... awkward to eat, will not come back

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Redecorated abandoned church that 80's hardcore punk bands squated in becomes a decent tasty restaurant .

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 (Orange County)·Dined on August 20, 2017

As usual, this restaurant didn't disappoint. This is one of our favorite spots for date night. Our server and food were excellent.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine
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 (Manchester)·Dined on August 16, 2017

Food was all fabulous. Lovely steak, ribs, chicken and fish. Dessert was great too! The beer helped to wash it all down. Capped off with very good and friendly service!

Tags: Great Beer, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on August 14, 2017

All was good food. I think it was a bit pricey for what you got. Small portions for a big price.

Tags: Tasting Menu
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 13, 2017

This spot is fun. Moderate noise level. Views of the beach. They have unlimited mimosas which were great

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Beyond disappointed. I've been a long time fan of Abigaile, but this will surely be my last time.

1) For the second time in a row visiting the bill had higher prices charged than the menu. That is unacceptable.

2) From being seated it took 24 minutes to get the attention of a server and give our drink order and 35 minutes to get the drinks and almost an hour till we got our apps. At that point we asked for the bill, so we could go some where else to actually eat. I was far too hungry to wait another hour for a $30 small plate.

3) The tables are so close together (about 6 inches) we had to move them side to side, for myself to get in, and our neighboring diners to get in or out - and even then your butt sweeps the table top. So uncomfortable and embarrassing.

4) We arrived for our dinner reservation on the dot, but then received an email saying we were "no shows".

Food and music were great.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 10, 2017

Excellent food! We had the cheese bites which were absolutely amazing! And then it was burger and beer special night... so we went with that and we're very happy with our choice! Burger was perfectly cooked and dry aged beef was like a filet mingnon! Loved it. Our only knock was that for it not being busy, the burgers took about 40 min to come out. Otherwise our waitress was awesome and attentive. Our drinks were never empty. Great meal, beautiful ocean view and great waitstaff! Just need to work on the kitchen speed! But this was not something which will stop us from coming back. We will definitely be back! Thank you OpenTable as we rarely venture in this area and would not have come by if not on our list! We will be back... probably next week!! And the next...

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Abigail had change name to something else . We found out about it as we got out of our Uber. While making reservations for Abigail I couldn't wait to have yummie escargots from their menu. When we got to the place , no longer called Abigail, we learned that he name wasn't the only thing that changed. The menu as well! And it wasn't anything like what I saw on the Abigail's website. There happy hour selection was very limited.
The place itself was very cool and hip. Service was good.
Food not good at all.
I had a salmon tartare but mostly it was rice with a spoon size salmon tartare. :-(

Tags: Bar Seating
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