The Hook & Plow

4.7
419 reviews
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$30 and under
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Californian
Farm to table is a movement around sourcing locally produced food and delivering the freshest product to the consumer. At the Hook & Plow, we truly believe food that comes directly from the source will yield a more fresh and more tasty product. Our menu will be focused around all the wonderful delights that California has to offer, including lots of fresh seafood and seasonal farm fare. We will strive to be as sustainable, organic, and healthy as possible, while staying true to our California roots.

Specials

No Corkage Mondays

No corkage fee for up to 2 bottles. Cannot be combined with any other offers or promotions including Happy Hour.

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: April 25, 2019

Ends: April 26, 2118

Availability: Mon 5:00PM-9:00PM

Delicious food menu as well as all draft beers $5 and house wine $6.

Tasty spiced pork tacos, fish tacos, short rib tacos, ahi poke tostadas, cheese board and much more to much on. House wines only $6 and all draft beers $5.

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: April 19, 2019

Ends: April 20, 2118

Availability: Mon-Fri 3:00PM-5:45PM

Kids eat free Wednesdays

Get a free kids meal off the kids menu with the purchase of an adult entree.

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: March 27, 2019

Ends: March 28, 2118

Availability: Wed 5:00PM-9:00PM

What 419 People Are Saying
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D
Los Angeles
54 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

They had another menu between what was on line and the new menu. The food was delicious.
Do not miss the cheesy grits and the scallops. Desert was wonderful also.
A little casual for my taste but we are going back for Father's Day.

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OT
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Mother’s Day! Great experience. Slightly crowded, but it’s probably because of the holiday

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PU
New Orleans
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Food was fresh and healthy. Especially loved the brunch Proseco bottle w/ 4 juices...delicious & creative. We were presented w/ Mom's Day daisy & a surprise $10 gift certificate...nice touch. I can't wait to return💞

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E
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Mother’s Day brunch

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LM
Los Angeles
18 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

A Lovely gem in Hermosa. The food and the service where excellent. The scallops where cooked perfectly and the John Dory was flavorful and lovely. Our server was very attentive. I will defiantly come back!

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JM
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I can’t say enough to recommend the Hook And Plow. Unique menu — not extensive but the manager did state that the menu will be changing frequently. Well prepared, presented with style and efficiency. Family loved the food. Definitely on the must comeback list. The brick chicken and portobello bits fantastic — great coffee. Fantastic night.

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s
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined on April 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food. Adorable place. Super nice staff! We went for a belated birthday lunch and was so good!!!

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LK
San Francisco
32 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was an unexpected joy! We had a hard time deciding what to order - we settled on the Scallops and Chicken, which we shared, as we couldn't make up our minds. The chicken was unbelievably flavorful and moist and the Scallops were succulent and flavorful well. Our 1st visit, but it won't be our last

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c
Los Angeles
11 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

SERIVCE IS ALWAYS AMAZING AND FOOD WAS GOOD. IT WAS ALSO SUPER FAST! love the location cause away from the busy hectic pier but still beach vibe :) always a fav close to home

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JD
San Diego
6 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food and superb service will be back here soon 😊

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c
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

We arrived 10 minutes early for our reservation. We were told there would be a table in 5 minutes and to wait outside on a bench... we waited for over 35 minutes.. were finally offered a seat at the bar. I think they gave our table to another couple and forgot about us. We left and crossed the street to eat at Creme de la Crepe. Terrible service.. and I wish they would stop sending me ads for their restaurant.

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OT
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and attentive service

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AH
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Food was delicious .... very friendly staff. It was our first time and we will go back :)

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B
San Diego
5 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went on National Grilled Cheese day - it was fabulous!!!!!

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KN
Los Angeles
16 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had an outstanding experience. We had the flatiron steak and Yorkshire Pudding with this cranberry/carmelized onion relish and it was so good. I’m craving some right now as I write this. Our waitress was so helpful in making recommendations and she was so attentive and fun. We’re going to make this a favorite place to frequent 👍🏻

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C
1 review
Dined on April 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Nice and quiet on the patio, beautiful presentation of delicious epicurean food. Great atmosphere.

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ES
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Loved the food!! Overall great experience, only “complaint” is that food arrived too quickly (entrees were given while we were still finishing apps). Our reservation was at 7:00, and we were pretty much stuffed and done by 7:30p. No time for 2nd glass of wine, and too full for dessert. But food was so good! Will definitely go back and recommend :)

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PF
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Chad, our server, super friendly, informed, knowledgeable. Efficient, all good, things, great recommendations. Food was excellent

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great breakfast. Quiet morning. Perfect start to the day

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Good spot!

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m
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Hook & Plow is really outstanding -- service, ambiance and of course food. Happy to recommend and a very nice asset to Hermosa Beach.

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W
Phoenix
9 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 5

Roasted chicken was quite bland. Pork sandwich was really heavy on the Siracha sauce. Nice atmosphere early, open air and pleasant. Beer and wine only with Wine cocktails. Underwhelmed. Overpriced for portion and flavor

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AJ
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Delicious food, great service, good music, good lighting

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Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

LOVE LOVE LOVE this place, never disappoints ! Food delicious, service on point!

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MK
1 review
Dined on March 18, 2019
Overall 1food 5service 4ambience 4

No liquor. Such a bummer. The food is fantastic but we left after appetizers bc there were no cocktails.

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SS
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved the casual ambiance and variety on the menu.
Service was good and positively interactive and helpful when asking food and drink details!

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K
Los Angeles
50 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always have a great meal and experience at Hook and Plow!!

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B
Phoenix
6 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Delightful

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HH
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely incredible food and super cool atmosphere. Will definitely return.

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r
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

This place has a nice menu, farm-to-table format with delicious options. I found the pricing high and the portions small, so felt somewhat cheated. Overall is a great place to dine, no doubt but I'm probably not returning.

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l
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious, hearty portions just blocks from the beach. Service was great in this easy, quaint spot.

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c
Los Angeles
13 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing brunch! Fabulous cocktails and the food was fantastic.

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V
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife and I love this place. The food, service and ambience are great

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MJ
Los Angeles
11 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

The food and drink were exceptional as was the service provided by the bartender, servers and host. We had the short rib and the sea bass following the pear and burrata salad - scrumptious!. At the bartender's recommendation we finished with bread pudding, which is reason enough to return! The only drawback was the bar seating. We agreed to this seating as it was all that was left - didnt want to pass on the opportunity - but there are far too many bar stools at the counter for the dinner hour, leaving little to no elbow room or space behind the stools for patrons or waitstaff to easily get by. Recommend you book early and enjoy the setting!

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JH
Los Angeles
170 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love the ambiance here. Nice wine selection great food.

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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 3

Freezing cold in the restaurant

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DL
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Erin was an amazing server. She was fun and very attentive! We love the Hook & Plow and will be back again!

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c
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 3

Sub-par for the price point. They don't serve liquor so the cocktails are essentially mocktails and the food was alright. Sandwiches look like they would be great because they look really large but are actually essentially 80% sprouts. Very odd.

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JW
Los Angeles
28 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent food and service, creative menu. However, the noise level made it slightly difficult to hear. Overall, though, really delicious food and friendly, attentive service.

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OT
Central Coast
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was delicious!

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