Ivy at the Shore

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The Ivy’s tropical counterpart, Ivy at the Shore, offers the same delicious food plus icy island drinks, a 12-seat bamboo bar and beaut surfside view. Don’t miss the sunset over the Pacific with a Fresh Pineapple Daiquiri or two.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

AMAZING. Incredible food, great atmosphere. Impeccable service!

It had been so long since I went to the Ivy (any of them) and it was such a beautiful day. The patio made for such a pleasant dining experience + our waiter, Steve, was a total gem.

Wish I could go every weekend!

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vipEatoutalot
Miami
23 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall1food1service1ambience2

Wow, what a horrible experience. Service was awful. Forget to bring us our ice teas and then tells us they are on the way when we asked after asking the other server to bring them right in front of us. Took our order and then after all done says they don’t have the salad and entree tonight. Like he just remembered it. The chicken , advertised as half a chicken was a small cutlet, with minimal flavor. The prices are high, food is mediocre and service is poor. Not worth it, avoid this restaurant and go somewhere else that appreciates your business.

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vipLISAT
Las Vegas
18 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful, social distancing birthday dinner for my husband.. everything was to perfection and great space made for the tables in the back parking lot. thank you so much. Lisa

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

They did not serve me at all and told me that the reservation was made too late for their business hours. They even called me to verify that I was on the way and waited until I arrived fully dressed to tell me that they could not serve me or my party on my BIRTHDAY. They blamed it on the app and said it should have never been made that late.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

I’d go back for a date. Outdoor area was awesome, romantic and also mice to go for a girls night.

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Unicorn
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Impecable service, beautiful decoration with roses on the table.
Just make sure you get a table at the terrace in the entrance and not at the parking lot in the back.
Mojito are so great, they are served with a piece of real sugar cane. Either virgin or with Alcohol both age delicious.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wakters gracious and food delicious

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall3food2service5ambience5

I think it’s beautiful here but I am used to going to the Beverly Hills location. The lobster pasta at this location was horrible the pasta sauce was sooooo greasy and the noodles were soooo over cooked.

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vipMikeZ
Los Angeles
35 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was sad to see the inside completely empty, but it’s the world we live in. The patio seating while spread out was close to the Ivy pre-covid. The food, drinks, and service were great and it gave us a welcome break from the virus and fires. Look forward to returning soon

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vipDavid
Los Angeles
31 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great

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vipMoniqueR
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience2

Food and drinks off their best tonight. Front outdoor dining seating very strange -
with zero dress code system in place, it seemed course and discouraging to us, although we are sympathetic that covid has changed everything.

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JonV
San Diego
5 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

The outside venue near the coast in Santa Monica was pleasant. The service was excellent with decent wine list. The food was underwhelming, not like my visits to The Ivy years past.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall2food1service4ambience4

The food was horrible. Had the shrimp tacos and fish & chips. Expected better. The food has gone very downhill. Service was great but horrible food

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vipStaceyd
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience2

I love this place, but the best part is sitting on the front patio or even inside where it is beautiful. so during COVID, when you are placed in aback parking lot it loses some of its appeal. I've never had an issue for paying high prices for simple food because I love the place itself. not sure if I will go back until Covid is "over". also, the drinks which are already priceyt, I changed from vodka to tequila and they upped me $6. it was Casamigos and it was delicious, so it's worth it, but still, $24 for a gimlet seems a little nuts. still love the grilled veggie salad and crab cakes...

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vipLALA
New Orleans
41 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service, despite the conditions of them having to set up tables in their parking lot. It was a great experience. Just wish they had their famous cookies at the end!

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viplive4food
Los Angeles
44 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

The fried calamari and grilled vegetable salad with shrimp are excellent. There is not a lot of batter on the calamari and the salad has a rich mix of flavors and textures.

I would avoid the Ivy's signature drink, the Ivy Gimlet , unless you like very tart and sweet cocktails.

Our waiter was very friendly, but didn't tell us when we arrived at 1:50 p.m., that late breakfast service ends at 2:00 p.m. until I tried to order the lobster scramble at 2:15 p.m.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our first night out in 6 months, it was a great decision to do that at The Ivy. Immediate parking available next door. Food was amazing, service was A++, staff was super friendly and It was great to eat at the patio. Went at night, so a little dark on the patio, but overall an amazing experience considering the circumstances. Favorite parts were the praline dessert and strawberry mojitos. Thank you!!

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vipAGSfromLA
Denver
16 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The grilled swordfish is always a home run. And of course, the fried chicken

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Expensive!!! Ugh!

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food! Lovely ambiance and outdoor seating was just beautiful. Wonderful service will be back again very soon

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LamyaS
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went to celebrate our 20th Anniversary and it was the first time we have been to a restaurant since March. We had the best time!! The food, the staff, the special touches were, as usual, OUTSTANDING! They made the night extra special!

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vipMarcS
Los Angeles
38 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dinner on the (former parking lot) patio was wonderful. Food, service and a romantic ambiance. Seems like in these the trying times, the Ivy at the Shore has really stepped up.

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AZman86
Phoenix
21 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

The highlight of our dinner was our waitress, Antoinette. She was superb, knowledgeable about the food, excellent service, great attitude and a nice sense of humor to boot. As appetizers my wife and I had heirloom tomatoes and burrata salad. The tomatoes were excellent. For entrees, she had the swordfish and I had fish and chips. Her swordfish was bland and rather tasteless. The fish and chips were an exceptional looking dish as it included a scallop (delicious), shrimp, calamari, onion rings, cole slaw in addition to the fish and chips. All were good although I would have liked a 2nd piece of fish and perhaps fewer French fries and onion rings. The wine list is very favorably priced.

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GraceN
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on August 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They did a nice job converting the back parking lot to a nice dining area~

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vipmichellem
Los Angeles
11 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Covid conditions so ambiance is not what it usually is.

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SarahH
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service and location. The ambiance was great.

MB
vipMicB
New York Area
61 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the crab Benedict and the grilled vegetable salad with shrimp!! The best!!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Central Coast
31 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We were visiting from Santa Barbara for the weekend. I had the lobster with pasta and pink sauce and crab cake appetizers which tasted very fresh and delicious. My husband ordered the filet mignon and bottle of red wine from Mendoza Spain which was a fruity bold and brought out wonderful flavors from our meal!! The praline with gelato dessert was decadent and paired well with the cappuccino after our meal. We enjoyed dining outdoors in the back patio which was open and spacious and offered safety for diners during COVID-19. Our waiters wore masks and made sure we had our requests met with excellent customer service. We have been to the other location in Beverly Hills twice before for Mother’s Day and they were both fantastic dining experiences !!

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vipTracieA
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ivy did a fabulous job creating an outdoor dining experience! I felt totally comfortable and safe! And it was beautiful. Great job Ivy!!! 😍

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vipMarkF
San Diego
6 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful job decorating the parking lot. Great ambience.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Waiter amazing, food amazing!

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ClaireH
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2020
Overall2food3service3ambience1

I love The Ivy .. but this was not happening .... everything is different .. very, very average .. sorry lovely Ivy .. I know you will come back to your normal again in the future

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vipLisa
Los Angeles
15 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Fish and Chips were not crisp and were disappointing. the grilled vegetable salad did not have as much lobster as it usually does and the flowers on the table were wilted/dead.
We LOVE both of the IVY restaurants so we were a disappointed especially since we were celebrating a family birthday. thank you for reading this:)

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ShariB
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service from Steve, food cooked to perfection, ambience the best and Covid precautions taken seriously . Was so grateful the Ivy was open so we could celebrate Our 34th anniversary At our favorite Place !

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Goodfood
Los Angeles
23 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have been to the Ivy so many times. It has always been one of my favorites. It was the first time for my boyfriend, he had the famous crab-cakes he loved them. It was a delightful social distanced evening.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My first time here and it was wonderful! Staff very friendly and the food was delicious!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ambiance!!Food!!! Service!!! View!! Awesome 💯

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vipMichaelO
London
30 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Ivy is a classic. the food and service are excellent. Many of the staff have been there for years and years. it's the bet restaurant on Ocean Avenue.

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vipMissyS
San Joaquin
5 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great service, delicious food, the heat wave made it a little warm; but as good as can be expected. Can’t wait to return

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Mar1na
Los Angeles
15 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great Service, quality of food is very good. certainly recommend the crab cakes! Great choice for special occasion they make you feel special with their special birthday dessert...

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Ivy at the Shore does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates. Ivy at the Shore also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (310) 393-3113.

Ivy at the Shore is rated 4.6 stars by 2113 OpenTable diners.

Ivy at the Shore does offer gift cards which you can purchase here http://theivyrestaurants.com.

You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.