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About The Strand House
Down at the beach, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, The Strand House rises elegantly and iconically above the breakers. Like in an ocean front home, friends become family and strangers become friends. The indoor/outdoor space is elegant and dramatic and the tone is welcoming and casual.
Executive Chef, Greg Hozinsky, presents a colorful menu of traditional dishes expressed with fresh and exciting interpretations. He calls his approach, "modern heirloom." Here, the freshest produce is hand-selected from local farms. Every dish is created with complex flavors, subtle textures and luxurious finishes.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Contemporary American, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
Hours of Operation:
Tuesday - Friday Lunch: 11:30 am- 3:00 pm
Tuesday - Friday Late Afternoon: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday - Sunday Dinner: 5:00 p.m.
Weekend Brunch: Saturday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Sunday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
When the sun sets over the ocean, wander downstairs to Strand Bar for live entertainment, DJ and dancing.
Credit card operated metered parking is available on the street and in public lots adjacent to The Strand House. Valet parking is also available in Downtown Manhattan Beach within one block of The Strand House.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Join us for Third Thursdays in the StrandBar, enjoy our lounge atmosphere, crafted cocktails and live music by The Radio Rebels. Band starts their 80's Jams at 9pm/ no cover.
The Strand House Ratings and Reviews
We came out from Kansas just looking for a good steak. Our hotel recommended due to its amazing view of the ocean and delicious food. Our server was very attentive, explained everything properly without overwhelming any of the details. I wish I could remember his name to give him props. Our steaks were cooked exactly as expected and my mother’s salad was fresh and flavorful. Drinks always full without having to ask. Desert was also great, their house donuts with different varieties of toppings. The low light semi noisy atmosphere was exactly what I was looking for. Prices are up there but it’s fine dining and well worth it. I will make sure I come back when I’m in the LA area for sure. Thank you to all the folks at The Strand House for making it a pleasurable night.
Love this Place! Romantic yet fun. Great seafood, great stuffed pizza (amazing and different), salads were delicious, don't miss the french fries, loved the old fashion (didn't try the one with cinnamon), wine choices were good, and the view of the pier is fantastic. Very festive. Really nice bar area, although I have only eaten at the restaurant upstairs.
Great location with an awesome ocean view. Look at their menu ahead of time online so you know what you want to order to save time waiting. It’s an average of 20-30 minutes wait to eat. Food is prepared as you order. Order appetizers 👍! Food taste good but pricey, $100 for lunch with tip for 2pax.
We have visited Strand House four or five times, mostly for the view while entertaining. Can’t say enough about the view. Got to see the sunset. Not many better locations in MB if that’s what’s important. Sadly, this last visit was likely our last. Food was Ok but the noise level was through the roof. Conversation across our table was difficult at best. Adding that to slow kitchen service (It took about 45 min to have meal served) and it was not an enjoyable experience. That said our server was great and not to blame. Bottom line - if you want a great ocean view, a so so meal, and a place where you may have to yell across the table to be heard then go for it.
Poor service from waitor. Wasnt attentive and had to call few different employees. Restaurant had plenty of employees on the floor but had no awareness of tables except for the large party. Was celebrating my father’s birthday and didnt provide the service expected from the restaurant.
The food was mediocre, it lacked flavor, even on basic dishes. The pricing would be considered reasonable if the food was better. Although we really enjoyed everyone that served us they seemed short staffed and kept apologizing for the wait. If they improve their food I would definitely return, the people, location, and view are fantastic.
Loved our experience. From beginning to end, everything was great. Started with drinks in the bar where we got to listen to a super hot guy sing some great songs. Dinner was great. We got seated at the best table. Our server was awesome! Definitely coming back!!
Great lobster rolls. Donuts okay but not amazing. My child wanted pepperoni pizza so had to order the adult menu instead of kids pizza Which was about double the price. Parker house rolls yummy but pricy for $6 for tiny rolls. Really should just give for free to table. Nice view.
Love this place and have been going there for years. Only reason why I gave the service 4* was the following. Lunch was about 2:30pm and when ready to leave about 4pm I wanted to order something from the menu to go home. Unfortunately the menu was only good until 3pm and the only thing they had was some pizzas etc- not what i was looking for. The manager came over and apologized and offered me something else however I did not want anything else. My only issue was the the waiter/waitress should communicate a little better and come to the table to let us know that the menu was done and did we want anything else. There was no communication until they brought us the check and that was a little frustrating. They did make some adjustments to the bill however which was nice.
Other than that I still recommend this place for the views and the food.
I have been to the Strand on several occasions and it is consistently a great place to eat. They have a changing menu so there is always something excellent to try. I just had the Norwegian crab legs and it was an excellent choice. We all enjoyed our choices.
This is a wonderful restaurant with nice decor, wonderful ocean views, excellent service and good food. Four of us met for lunch/brunch on a Sunday but had a difficult time carrying on a conversation because of the noise level. Sadly the acoustics are terrible unless you can be seated near the patio or open patio door on the street side. I have eaten here in the past on a weekday and don't remember the noise level being so bad.
We went to the Strand House last May for our daughter's college graduation and we had a wonderful time. We were back in Southern California for the weekend and wanted a beautiful place for brunch on Sunday. I had requested a table by the window and though our booth wasn't right next to the window, we still had a lovely view and we were near the open part of the restaurant.
Our waiter was very attentive and the food was delicious. We look forward to going back again.
The food and view were delicious. I had the lobster roll and my husband had the barbacoa tacos. Both really tasty. We also order a margherita pizza as an appetizer and that was also really good. The cons would be the noise level and the fact that they serve brunch until 5 in the afternoon on the weekend. Our reservation was at 2pm and it would have been nice to have more lunch options. I was looking forward to trying the mahi mahi tacos, but they weren't on the menu for lunch on the weekend. The view is amazing and you can take a stroll after you eat. Stick around for an amazing sunset after a late lunch!
First visit here, and I really enjoyed it! Location is great, overlooks the beach. Only a few true “outdoor “ tables, but we were lucky to nab one! Frankly, with the huge windows inside, on a warm day, it’s probably more comfortable inside, and since the window-side of the place faces the water, the views are great!
Service was attentive, but not overly so, which I appreciate. We never felt rushed, but never felt like we were waiting either. Lovely touch was that they personalized our menus with “Happy Birthday,” since I’d let them know in advance that we’d be celebrating!
We were there for brunch, and I thought the menu was both great, and vast! Lots of choices from traditional brunch/breakfast fare to more adventurous takes on the classics, as well as the addition of lots of lunch salad & entree choices. I had the salmon Benedict, which was recommended by our sever, and rightly so. One of my friends had the veggie quiche with salad, which was a generous portion, without being so much as to leave one feeling heavy. Our other friend had the burger, which was perfectly cooked!
I will definitely return!
The service was amazing! The staff was friendly and attentive. The manager and his staff made us feel welcomed. We wanted to sit outside and they made it happen. I've never experienced such remarkable service. It was the perfect way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Not to mention the food was delicious! The cinnamon roll and French toast were divine. Definitely a great place to enjoy Sunday Brunch while enjoying the view.
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