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Redondo Beach Restaurants On The Water

Redondo Beach, Calif., is home to some of the best restaurants on the coast — literally. Whether you're craving fresh seafood, upscale cuisine, or international flavors, you'll find plenty of options right there on the Pacific Ocean. Next time you're in the area, check out one of these restaurants for a memorable dining experience.

Excellent seafood

Bluewater Grill

Bluewater Grill is a local chain offering seafood dishes in a relaxed, nautically-themed space. The menu features an impressive selection of fresh seafood, including oysters, crab, and fish tacos. Don't miss their happy hour for delicious bites and drink specials.

Kincaid's Fish, Chop & Steakhouse

This iconic pier restaurant boasts stunning ocean views alongside an elevated menu. It’s considered one of the best date-night restaurants in the city. The menu and bar are exceptional, with many great pairings of freshly caught fish and expertly mixed cocktails. Reservations are recommended for Kincaid’s, especially for weekend visits.

The Shrimp Lover

As the name suggests, this casual eatery specializes in all things shrimp. Dive into their signature garlic shrimp scampi, explore their diverse cocktail options, or create your own shrimp boil with various add-ons. You can find The Shrimp Lover on W. Torrance Blvd.

Stunning ocean views

Sea Level Restaurant and Lounge

Perched atop the Portofino Hotel & Marina, the upscale Sea Level Restaurant and Lounge offers panoramic ocean views alongside a contemporary menu. Pair your meal with a craft cocktail from their bar for a truly memorable dining experience. Their weekend brunch is a popular option.

Chart House

Another restaurant boasting stunning ocean views, Chart House provides a unique fine-dining experience in a revolving rooftop setting. Chart House is one of the area’s busiest restaurants. The dining room has huge windows, and the menu features local favorites like the Portugese Summer Stew. Be prepared for a unique occasion-worthy ambiance and price point.

Baleen Kitchen

Situated inside The Portofino Hotel & Marina, Baleen Kitchen offers a sophisticated menu inspired by coastal flavors. Enjoy modern California cuisine with an emphasis on fresh, seasonal ingredients. Their seafood selections are a highlight, featuring sustainable options prepared with creative flair. Opt for their outdoor patio seating for a delightful al fresco dining experience.

Sea Level Restaurant and Lounge

The four-star Shade Hotel Redondo Beach overlooks the ocean from its spot on King Harbor. The hotel’s onsite restaurant, Sea Level Restaurant and Lounge, takes a seafood-centric approach and has different menus for dinner, breakfast, lunch, and weekend brunch. In addition to spectacular panoramic views, guest enjoy Sea Level’s selection of wines, cocktails, and on-tap craft beers.

Diverse palates

R/10 Social House

This gastropub caters to diverse tastes with a menu featuring burgers, pizzas, salads, and shareable plates. The extensive craft beer selection and lively atmosphere of R/10 make it a popular spot for casual gatherings. Pair your meal with one of their craft beers or signature cocktails for a truly memorable dining experience.

Baran’s 2239

Brothers Jonathan and Jason Baran opened Baran’s 2239 next to Redondo Beach. The family-owned restaurant maintains a seasonal menu sourced from local growers yet inspired by head chef Gugliotta’s world travels. According to Gugliotta, most of the food is not French but French-technique-based. All sausages, focaccia, and pasta are made in-house; the breakfast burrito is a particular favorite among weekend brunchers.

Naja's Place

Naja's Place is a beloved beer bar and seafood restaurant on the Redondo Beach Pier. Explore their flavorful mezze platters, sample succulent lamb dishes, and explore their vegetarian options. Their warm hospitality and attentive service add to the enjoyable experience.

The Slip Bar & Eatery Redondo Beach

This waterfront restaurant offers a casual environment with a diverse menu. Enjoy burgers, salads, sandwiches, and fresh seafood dishes alongside stunning harbor views. Live music on weekends creates a vibrant atmosphere at The Slip Bar.

El Cinco De Mayo

Savor authentic Mexican cuisine at El Cinco De Mayo. Their extensive menu features traditional dishes like burritos, enchiladas, and tacos, with vegetarian options available. Enjoy their large portions and friendly service.

Riviera Mexican Cantina

Experience vibrant Mexican flavors and festive vibes at this lively cantina. Their menu offers traditional Mexican cuisine with a modern twist, from fajitas and enchiladas to tacos and margaritas. Enjoy live music and outdoor seating on weekends at Riviera.

Tigres Fuego

One of the best places to eat in the South Bay, Tigres Fuego is the go-to spot in Redondo Beach for tacos and ceviche. The tacos are larger than typical street tacos and come in several varieties, like baja fish, turkey carnitas, and potato mushroom. The house chorizo breakfast burrito is perfect for weekend brunch (know your preferred level of spiciness before ordering!).

Hybrid market-restaurants

Captain Kidd’s Fish Market & Restaurant

The family-friendly Captain Kidd’s combines a fresh seafood market and a dine-in restaurant. Choose your catch from the market counter and have it prepared to your liking, or select from their menu of classic seafood dishes. Their fish and chips are a crowd-pleaser.

Quality Seafood

More than just a restaurant, Quality Seafood is a market and eatery combined. Choose your fresh seafood from the market and have it prepared to your liking, or opt for their menu items featuring classic fish and chips, poke bowls, and seafood sandwiches.

Pacific Fish Center & Restaurant

Another market-eatery combination, Pacific Fish Center & Restaurant offers a wide selection of fresh seafood. Choose your catch and have it cooked to perfection, or enjoy their menu items showcasing fish and chips, seafood platters, and sandwiches.

More restaurants in Redondo Beach

Some of the best restaurants in Redondo Beach are situated just a short walk from the beach. Fabulous dining experiences are available in several restaurant genres, notably seafood and international. Walkable eateries abound, providing culinary convenience after a show at RBPAC, an afternoon walking the pier, or even a rainy day exploring the Redondo Beach Historical Museum. Before long, you’ll have a personal list of favorites to go along with these suggestions.

Explore real estate in Redondo Beach

Like finding your favorite restaurant, discovering your ideal home in Redondo Beach depends on your preferences; the more specific, the better. For those considering making Redondo Beach their home and exploring real estate options in the area, don't hesitate to reach out to Accardo Real Estate. With their expertise and knowledge of the local market, they can help you find the perfect property to call home in this vibrant coastal community.

Contact Accardo Real Estate today and unlock the possibilities of living in this delightful coastal town.

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