Whether you’re a local or a beach-goer hoping to escape the hustle and bustle of Santa Monica, The Strand House remains one of the best restaurants in Manhattan Beach. In addition to killer eats The Strand House also serves up breathtaking ocean views, a modern ambiance, and live music and DJ performances throughout the week. The Heat of Passion cocktail is a spicy and passion fruit-forward libation that is perfect for seaside sipping, but the wine list is also worth peaking at.
For food, the buttermilk Parker House rolls with whipped sweet cream butter is both savory and sweet, while flavorful crab cakes never get old. The pizzas are perfect for sharing, while the chilled seafood section showcases beloved favorites like shrimp cocktails, caviar service, and tuna tartare.