Manhattan Beach

Manhattan Beach, CA

Manhattan Beach is by far one of the most beautiful beaches in Southern California, located miles south of LA. A great place for people of all ages, Manhattan Beach is a great area for a day trip for locals or extended vacation for those coming from father away. Manhattan has great restaurants, bars, and shopping, all definitely worth paying a visit to!

Manhattan Beach Pier

Manhattan Beach Pier

Things to Do

Beach and Pier

Known for it’s beauty, Manhattan Beach is very popular among locals. I recommend getting there in the morning, so you have the best chance to find parking. Walking the pier provides a great view of the stunning Southern California coast.


The boardwalk extends the entire length of Manhattan, and is a great way to see the coast. Walk, run, or bike the path along the beach!

Where to Eat

The Kettle

The Kettle is open 24 hour and is famous for their always available breakfast menu. This place is definitely a local favorite!

Fish Bar

The Fish Bar has amazing seafood, and is a great place to catch a sports game. They can accommodate large groups as well. Their happy hour is also a great way to sample several of their most popular dishes.

Four Daughter’s Café

This place is great for breakfast or lunch and has both indoor and outdoor seating. They’re also dog friendly!

Tender Greens

This place is uber healthy and has a large selection of salads, soups, and grilled meals sure to please everyone!

Paradise Bowls

Serving the most delicious Acai and Pitaya bowls, Paradise Bowls is a refreshing and healthy treat after a day at the beach. Check out their website for more information on what they have to offer!

Heaven in a Bowl

Heaven in a Bowl

Manhattan Beach Creamery

The Creamery is a MUST VISIT while in the area. They have the most divine sweets, including ice cream, cookies, cupcakes, and candy. They’re known for their delicious cream’wiches!



Sharkeez is a local bar that is a popular destination for anyone 21 and older beginning on Thursday nights. They also have Taco Tuesday with tacos for under $3!

*Hermosa is only a few miles south of Manhattan (5 minute cab right), and has a large selection of bars right near the beach.

Here’s the Downtown Manhattan Beach website with more information, including events happening soon. This website also provides a ton of information regarding the area. I hope you enjoy your visit to Manhattan Beach. Don’t forget sunscreen!

Until Next Week,



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