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About McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - El Segundo
We are close to the Los Angeles International Airport and conveniently located between the San Diego Freeway (I-405) and the Pacific Coast Highway/Sepulveda Boulevard.
From fresh seafood and shellfish to aged steaks and garden fresh salads, our goal is to exceed your dining expectations.
As our guest you will experience culinary excellence at its best. Our menus reflect seafood from the Pacific Rim, Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. We also source products from local ranches, farms and wineries to showcase regionally inspired dishes.
A distinctive feature of our restaurant is our beautiful bar area that offers you a comfortable environment from which to enjoy a wide variety of wines, beers, classic drinks and trendy cocktails.
El Segundo, CA 90245
Seafood, Steak, American
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday-Friday 11:00am-4:00pm Sunday 11:00am-3:00pm; Dinner: Monday-Wednesday 4:00pm-10:00pm Thursday-Friday 4:00pm-11:00pm Saturday 3:00pm-11:00pm Sunday 3:00pm-10:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
any type of event
Enclosed Self parking validated for 2 hrs for lunch and 3 hours for dinner.
Valet parking $4.00 charge.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - El Segundo Ratings and Reviews
This was my first time trying this restaurant and probably my last. It’s a good thing I had a gift card to cover the cost because it was definitely not worth it. You pay for the name on the outside of the building because it wasn’t for the food, presentation, or service.
First time - and certainly not the last time we will visit McCormick & Shmick. The food and service were both amazing - one of the best steaks I've had in a long time. Don't forget the side of garlic mashed potatoes as well. Definitely going back, especially if Adam is our server! Thanks for the awesome birthday dinner M&S.
Disappointing experience - not characteristic of other McCormick & Schmick's we've visited.
First problem was that the restaurant said they didn't have our Open Table reservation. I had called earlier in the day to move up our original reservation only to find out they didn't have it. If I hadn't called, we would have arrived with no reservation at all. When we arrived, I showed them the emailed confirmation and they still insisted that they didn't have the reservation.
Second problem was the poor quality of the entrees. Lump crab cakes were small, poorly plated (broken and mashed up) and fishy tasting. Bourbon pork chop was cold and over cooked so badly it was almost inedible due to being so tough. Other elements of the meal were acceptable, not remarkable.
Finally, our waiter (John) must have been having a bad night - never introduced himself, forgot our wine order which only arrived well into the meal, and added a charge for a service we neither requested or received.
Overall, not at all the Anniversary/New Years experience we had been looking forward to.
The server was great; One of the best I have had in the past. However since a lot of items are fried like Popcorn Shrimp and Fish & Chips they should use better oil. At least I had during the night a lot of stomach trouble. Also the Lobster Bisque was far too salty and too creamy. The fried fish was layered on the fries (chips) and made both extremely greasy. For the price it should be much better. I do not think I would repeat a visit.
We arrived 15 min prior to our reservation and were told that we will be seated closer to our reservation.
30 min after our reservation time they told us that it will be "sometime" later and that there were 3 reservation still ahead of us. On top of that they said if we do sit, the food will take a minimum of 2hr after ordering.
What I thought was really foul was that they were still taking reservation with people migrating in and being told the exact same message I had in the beginning even after they just told me about the ridiculous wait.
Dear OpenTable, since this god forsaken place was a complete disaster, we tried to make another reservation ONLY to be denied as we "had" a reservation and could not use the app. Kept telling us to "call" to cancel. I'm not sure which market is more important but it definitely did not feel like me, the end user. So disappointed!
Very poor experience. Steaks were not cooked consistently. Parts were over cooked. Service was extremely slow. We arrived at 6:30 and our meal ended nearly 3 hours later. Food was under seasoned. The staff was overworked and therefor not attentive to our needs. We had to flag Dow a bus girl to get water after our waiter failed to bring back the water. We didn’t receive bread until 1 1/2 hours into our meal. My partner never received his salad and the goat cheese mash didn’t include any goat cheese. My brother in law never got his mushrooms and was later told the kitchen had run out. Apparently the restaurant didn’t anticipate the crowd for Christmas. Inadequate compensation was offered. The restaurant offered to comp us an appetizer and to NOT charge for the missing items. Real poor management. The person in charge of private parties talked to us at the end of the meal when we declined to order dessert. It would have much more appreciated if management had come out a lot sooner to talk to us and the other diners.
Kitchen was two hours backed up. Place had run out of basic things like bread, crab, lobster etc. People were yelling loudly after they didn't get anything for 2 hours. The waiters were great trying to hold it together. We did not walk out like some. Eventually food arrived, a sad plate, and if it were not that it was Christmas Day and a special meal I would have not bothered to write this review. Mr Fertitta owner of the Landry's Inc and Houston Rockets is putting profits above his staff and customers. McCormicks used to be wonderful. It's gone now.
Poorly managed on 12/25. Waited 1 1/2 hours for cold steaks all cooked raw. They ran out of bread and mushrooms. What kind of business is this? They take reservations but walkins get priority? I get lied to by the lady at the front when I ask for an explanation. Why open on 12/25 when you are going to serve poor food and service? It was obvious did not show up to work because the bench players were really bad.
Even though it was Christmas Day and very busy, we were seated quickly. Waiter was run off his feet and did get a couple of items wrong but mistakes were fixed quickly without asking.
If you are staying at an LAX hotel, recommend getting an Uber and eating here instead of your hotel restaurant.
We picked our son up at the airport for his Christmas visit and wanted a really nice meal and experience to start the visit. McCormick and Schmick's did not disappoint. Our three meals were outstanding. Our son lives in Colorado and is a bit of a foodie. He loves to have fish when he comes to the coast. His order of fish was superb. I love scallops and again the meal was great. My husband ate steak and that was also outstanding. This will be a favorite stop for us with friends and relatives arriving at LAX.
We haven't been to this restaurant since it first opened because we were dissatisfied with it then, but after all these years we thought we'd try it again. Appetizers came out cold, the soup and salad was good. The bread came out late so at least it was hot. The main course came out cold but he couldn't get the vegetables we ordered out at the same time so I asked to cancel them. He said they were coming and he would comp them so we got them and at least they were hot. We'll try again in another 10 years when they will possibly have a new manager but until then we will not go back or ever recommend anyone else to go there. It was early, they were not busy yet, and there are too many choices available in the South Bay area. I recommend you utilize your other choices.
Went here for my wife's 50th birthday. The restaurant had printed special menus for us indicating 'Happy 50th birthday' on the top. The staff reserved a special dining room for us with incredible ambiance. The waiter who served us was the kindness gentleman who made my wife's birthday so awesome. The food here was incredible!!!! The lobster bites are the greatest along with the seared tuna and tableside tartar. Our main dinner was delicious too with their aged steaks and fresh seafood. This El Segundo location went over the top for us. We will definitely be back soon.
I went to McCormick & Schmick's with a group of friends (8 of us) for our Christmas get-together. When we get together, sometimes it's hard to hear the other people across the table because the restaurant is soooooo noisy. This night was WONDERFUL !!! It was pretty quiet (maybe because it was a Sunday evening) but we all were able to talk and hear each other VERY well !! The food was a little pricey but it was very delicious anyway. I would definitely go back again with out group !! We had a wonderful time and our server "Miles" left us alone to visit and was there when we needed him. Can't get any better than that !!
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