Dining with a View

With waterfront views, year-round outdoor dining and award-winning restaurants, Marina del Rey is a burgeoning culinary scene right in the center of the Los Angeles coastline. Food aficionados flock to this waterside destination for twists on traditional fare, its local hangouts and celebrated fine-dining amidst the seaside setting. Enjoy breakfast on the patio, have a casual lunch between biking the coast, or hop on a dinner cruise to take in the sunset.

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Akbar Cuisine of India

Akbar Cuisine of India

Lunch, Dinner, Indian, $
3115 Washington Boulevard, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

House specialties include coco lamb, tandoori chilean sea bass, and chicken tikka masala, to mention a few.

Baja Fresh

Baja Fresh

Dinner, Lunch, $, Mexican
13424 Maxella Avenue, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

Casual Mexican food eatery featuring fresh, fire-grilled ingredients.

Beachside Restaurant & Bar

Beachside Restaurant & Bar

Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Bar/Lounge, $$, California Contemporary
4175 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

This trendy beach chic restaurant offers uniquely inspired cuisine, creative drinks, and a vibrant atmosphere. Situated steps from the water at Jamaica Bay Inn, Beachside opens to outdoor dining beneath a trellis-canopied terrace with fireside seating and a perfect harbor view.

Bin 73

Bin 73

Dinner, Bar/Lounge, Brunch, American, $$
14 Washington Boulevard, Marina Del Rey, CA, 90292

This ultra-cozy wine bar has a ceiling decorated with bottles and an ever-changing wine list, as well as a tapas-style menu with Mediterranean flavors, as well as charcuterie and cheeses.

Burger Lounge

Burger Lounge

Dinner, Lunch, American, $$
13455 Maxella Ave. Marina del Rey, CA 90292

Hamburger restaurant featuring grass-fed beef and fresh toppers.

C&O Cucina

C&O Cucina

Lunch, $$, Italian
3016 Washington Boulevard, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Large portions, famous garlic rolls, and the Rat Pack Martini Lounge.

C&O Trattoria

C&O Trattoria

Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, $$, Italian
31 Washington Boulevard, Marina del Rey, CA 90292

Located at the entrance to the Venice Pier, C&O Trattoria serves up hearty Italian entrees and famous garlic rolls, just like its sister restaurant, C&O Cucina, just eight blocks east. On weekends, C&O is also known for breakfast on the beautiful outdoor heated patio.

Cabo Cantina

Cabo Cantina

Lunch, Dinner, Bar/Lounge, Brunch, $, Mexican
30 Washington Boulevard, Marina del Rey, CA 90292

Cabo Cantina is loved for its great margaritas, Mexican food, and casual atmosphere. The famous 2-for-1 priced Happy Hour lasts from 4-8 p.m. daily.

Cafe Buna

Cafe Buna

Lunch, Breakfast, American, Sandwiches/Salads, $
3105 Washington Boulevard, Marina del Rey, CA 90292

Breakfast is served all day! But in case mile-high pancakes aren’t what you had in mind, the lunch menu offers a selection of sandwiches, burgers, and street tacos.

Cafe Del Rey

Cafe Del Rey

Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Bar/Lounge, $$$, Mediterranean Inspired
4451 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Discover inventive Cal/Med cuisine in a stylish setting with marina views and fireside lounge. Specialties include fresh seafood, Moroccan lamb, black linguini, and a popular weekend three-course fixed price brunch.

California Pizza Kitchen

California Pizza Kitchen

Dinner, Lunch, Bar/Lounge, $$
13345 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Located in The Waterside at Marina del Rey, this lively eatery is famous for its specialty pizzas, pastas and hearty salads. Try popular favorites like Barbecued Chicken or Peking Duck pizza.

Casa Ado

Casa Ado

Lunch, Dinner, $$, $$$, Italian
12 Washington Boulevard, Marina del Rey, CA 90292

An upscale restaurant in a casual beach town, Casa Ado is a neighborhood gem. Casa Ado serves authentic Italian cuisine and features a full service bar. With a quaint outdoor patio, dinner and drinks can be enjoyed while watching the sunset. A romantic setting inside is perfect for couples or accommodating a larger party for a celebration.

Cast & Plow

Cast & Plow

Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, California Contemporary, $$$
4375 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Located at the RItz-Carlton, Marina del Rey, Cast & Plow features the freshest produce each day and each season, along with regionally sourced and humanely grown meats and sustainable seafood from neighborhood fishermen. Inspired by classic bistro fare and served small plate-style, Cast & Plow is a vibrant gathering spot overlooking the Marina harbor.

Chart House

Chart House

Dinner, Bar/Lounge, California Contemporary, $$$
13950 Panay Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Find succulent seafood and steaks served in an attractive waterfront setting in an off-the-beaten-path neighborhood. The restaurant has proudly provided its superb menu and impeccable service since 1976. Lunch is served on Saturday and Sunday.

Cheesecake Factory

Cheesecake Factory

Dinner, Bar/Lounge, $$, California Contemporary
4142 Via Marina, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Dine on waterfront outdoor decks, choosing from over 200 enticing selections including an array of appetizers, seafood, chicken, salads, sandwiches and dozens of delicious cheesecakes.

Chick-fil-A

Chick-fil-A

Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, $, Fastfood/Snacks
4050 Lincoln Boulevard, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

In this popular fast-food chain, the focus is on fresh and simple ingredients: chicken that is whole breast meat, with no added fillers or hormones, and breaded by hand. This location is a drive-through only, and like all franchises in the chain, it is closed on Sundays.

Chipotle Mexican Grill

Chipotle Mexican Grill

$, Mexican
4718 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

This casual quick-service restaurant offers giant gourmet burritos or tacos with a choice of savory grilled meats, pinto or vegetarian black beans, cilantro-lime rice and more. Covered patio dining available, as are beer and wine.

Coffee Bean

Coffee Bean

$, Coffeehouse
13420 Maxella, Suite C20, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

Coffee and teahouse located in the Villa Marina Marketplace.

Doma Kitchen

Doma Kitchen

Russian, Mediterranean Inspired, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, $$
4325 Glencoe Ave #8, Marina del Rey, CA 90292

The well-traveled owners and lead chef collaborated a globally inspired menu, though Eastern Europe is the predominant influence. Open for breakfast/brunch, lunch, and dinner. Located in the Villa Marina Marketplace near Pavilions. Call for live music schedule.  Closed Mondays.

El Torito

El Torito

Dinner, Lunch, Bar/Lounge, $$, Mexican
13715 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

A great choice for laid-back waterfront dining in scenic Fisherman’s Village. Try steak, chicken, and shrimp fajitas; savory regional specialties; and  guacamole made fresh at your table.

Fatburger

Fatburger

Dinner, Lunch, American, $
4325 Glencoe Ave. Unit C1, Los Angeles, CA 90292

A Southern California fast-food phenomenon since 1952.

Firestone Walker Brewing Company

Firestone Walker Brewing Company

Lunch, Dinner, Bar/Lounge, Brunch, American, Sandwiches/Salads, $, $$
3205 Washington Boulevard, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

Craft beers and gourmet pub food star at this brewpub on the Venice Beach-Marina del Rey border.

Frankie & Johnnie's New York Pizza

Frankie & Johnnie's New York Pizza

Dinner, Lunch, $, Pizzeria
534 Washington Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Indulge in thin or thick crust NY-style pizza, pastas, calzones, wings and generous salads in a casual setting. Fabulous desserts include Blackout Cake and Tiramisu. Open late and available for delivery.

Fresh Brothers Pizza

Fresh Brothers Pizza

Dinner, Lunch, $, Pizzeria
4722 1/2 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Cozy family-owned pizzeria with award-winning Chicago pizza, salads and wings with a fresh new California twist. Counter service, take-out and delivery. Located in Waterside Shopping Center.

Hornblower Cruises & Events

Hornblower Cruises & Events

Dinner, Lunch, California Contemporary, $$$
13755 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

The only Marina del Rey dining cruises open to the public! Enjoy views of the Marina on a sunset dinner cruise, cocktail cruise, or champagne brunch cruise. Relax with a cocktail on the open-air top deck and soak up views of passing sailboats and perhaps a playful sea lion. Private charters for holiday parties, weddings, and other social events are available for up to 550 guests. Hornblower’s fleet of five ships is located in the heart of the Marina, at Fisherman’s Village, with ample parking.

Irori Sushi Japanese Restaurant

Irori Sushi Japanese Restaurant

Lunch, Dinner, $, $$, Japanese/Sushi, Seafood
4371 Glencoe Avenue, Suite B4, Marina del Rey, CA 90292

While the neighborhood is home to many sushi restaurants, customer praise for Irori’s attentive service, unique selection of fish, and creative innovation to traditional Japanese interior design are main features of Irori Sushi. Thoughtful touches, such as a shoe drawer for a no-shoes policy and embroidered pillows on wooden floors that simulate the traditional sushi experience, set Irori apart from its peers. Located in the Villa Marina Marketplace.

Islands Restaurant

Islands Restaurant

Dinner, Lunch, Bar/Lounge, American, $
404 Washington Boulevard, Marina del Rey, CA 90292

In a fun and casual tropical atmosphere, enjoy gourmet burgers, specialty drinks, salads, sandwiches, and more. Live sports shown on TVs in the bar; plus there’s a weekday happy hour.

Joni's Coffee Roasters

Joni's Coffee Roasters

Lunch, Breakfast, $, Coffeehouse
552 Washington Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Fresh coffee beans are roasted overnight, and each cup of coffee is made one at a time at this local landmark. The cafe serves hearty omelets, pancakes, fresh baked goods, salads, soups, and more.

Killer Cafe

Killer Cafe

Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, American, $
4213 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

This casual eatery offers a giant outdoor patio with views overlooking the Marina while the interior has spacious black and red booths that match the 1950’s style bar stools. Full breakfast, lunch & dinner menu. Full bar. Open daily.

Killer Shrimp Restaurant and Bar

Killer Shrimp Restaurant and Bar

Dinner, Lunch, Bar/Lounge, $$, California Contemporary
4211 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

The iconic Cajun-style shrimp is back, with a large waterfront location and expanded menu, including mini crab cakes, steak, seafood and salads. Same owners, same original family recipes.

Le Pain Quotidien

Le Pain Quotidien

Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, $$, Coffeehouse
13455 Maxella Ave # 206-140, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

A bakery and cafe located in Marina Marketplace. Great for lighter bites and share plates.

Lighthouse Fountain and Grill

Lighthouse Fountain and Grill

Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, American, Fastfood/Snacks, $
13735 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

A walk-up window on the side of Fisherman Village’s iconic Lighthouse serves up classic burgers, hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, and other diner-type food as well as breakfast items. Very popular on the weekends, as free live music is offered on the plaza on Saturdays and Sundays year-round.

Mainland Poke

Mainland Poke

Dinner, Lunch, $, Japanese/Sushi, Seafood
4700 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

A modern twist on poke highlights prime cuts, so fish is purposely not marinated, and your bowl is built to order. There are endless combinations of bases, sauces, and toppings for you to customize. Find Mainland Poke in the Waterside shopping center.

Marina Grill and Bar

Marina Grill and Bar

Dinner, Breakfast, Bar/Lounge, $$, California Contemporary
4200 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Relax in the comfort of Hilton Garden Inn’s signature restaurant. Enjoy inspiring California cuisine serving a selection of popular dishes with a local flair.

Mariners Cafe

Mariners Cafe

Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Bakery, California Contemporary, Sandwiches/Salads, Seafood, $, $$
14000 Captains Row, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Contemporary California cuisine with French flair. Enjoy gourmet salads, burgers, seafood with pasta, and a bakery. Find this bistro at Mariner’s Village apartment community in the amenity promenade (look for a hair salon, dry cleaners, and the leasing office). A few 15-minute parking spots for guests are located near the community entrance, or you can park in the county lot directly across Via Marina.

Mendocino Farms Sandwich Market

Mendocino Farms Sandwich Market

Dinner, Lunch, $, California Contemporary
4724 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90232

Eco-artisan sandwiches made to order, salads, sides and soups, vintage fountain sodas; supports Slow Food Movement and sustainable farming.

Noah's New York Bagels

Noah's New York Bagels

Lunch, Breakfast, Bakery, $
546 Washington Blvd., Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

For early morning to midday, this deli-style bakery and coffeehouse is a terrific choice with its fresh bagels, sandwiches, salads, wraps and more. Indoor and outdoor seating is available.

Panda Express

Panda Express

Dinner, Lunch, $, Chinese
4325 Glencoe Ave C4, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

Chinese fast food. Located in the Marina Marketplace.

Peet’s Coffee

Peet’s Coffee

$, Coffeehouse
4706 Lincoln Blvd, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

Coffee and teahouse located in the Marina Square Center.

Pinkberry

Pinkberry

$, Fastfood/Snacks
4708 1/2 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, 90292

Indulge yourself with gourmet yogurt, smoothies, shaved ice and granita (refreshing liquid Pinkberry to go) with over 15 fruits and candies to top it off. Its bright open space and pastel decor bring a unique twist to the old yogurt shop.

Pizzarito - N.Y. Pizza By the Slice

Pizzarito - N.Y. Pizza By the Slice

Dinner, Lunch, $, Italian, Pizzeria
4371 Glencoe Ave. B-7, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

The place to go if you’re in search of authentic New York pizza by the slice! Enjoy calzones, sandwiches, lasagna, manicotti and more. All sauces & dough made fresh daily. Dine inside or outside, take-out & delivery.

RA Sushi

RA Sushi

Dinner, Lunch, $$, Japanese/Sushi
13455 Maxella Ave. #270, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

A “RA”ckin’ vibe with fresh sushi, distintictive Japanese-inspired dishes & creative cocktails sets RA Sushi apart from a typical sushi joint. Discover why it’s more fun in the RA. Located in the Marina Marketplace.

Rainbow Acres Natural Foods

Rainbow Acres Natural Foods

Lunch, $, Vegetarian
4756 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

This well-known local natural foods store is also a popular neighborhood lunch counter, serving fresh and health-conscious sandwiches, salads, soups and smoothies. Two locations – one on Washington Blvd. and the other in the Waterside, Marina del Rey.

Rubio's Coastal Grill

Rubio's Coastal Grill

Lunch, Dinner, $, Fastfood/Snacks, Mexican, Seafood
4250 Lincoln Boulevard, Marina del Rey, CA 90292

Casual coastal Mexican fare including the famous Rubio’s Original Beer-Battered Fish Taco, seafood plates, and chicken and beef tacos.

Ruth's Chris Steak House

Ruth's Chris Steak House

Dinner, American, $$$
13455 Maxella Ave. #230, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

The best USDA Prime Steak served at its signature 500 degree sizzle. Located in the Marina Marketplace. Catering now available.

SALT

SALT

Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Bar/Lounge, $$, California Contemporary
13534 Bali Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Beach-chic & contemporary, SALT serves seaside-focused, fresh & seasonal cuisine. Set at the very tip of a peninsula on one of the Marina’s fingers, the indoor-outdoor restaurant transports guests to a relaxed maritime paradise. Located at the Marina del Rey Hotel.

Sapori Italian Restaurant

Sapori Italian Restaurant

Dinner, Lunch, $$, Italian
13723 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

You’ll love this charming waterfront bistro in Fisherman’s Village, with its fine Italian/Mediterranean cuisine. Specialties include sole in lemon Chardonnay sauce and jumbo prawns. Scenic patio available, as are beer and wine.

Sharky's Woodfired Mexican Grill

Sharky's Woodfired Mexican Grill

Lunch, Dinner, $, $$, Mexican, Seafood
4371 Glencoe Avenue, Suite B4, Marina del Rey, CA 90292

Fresh Mex casual restaurant serving tacos, salads, fajita bowls, and seafood.

Starbucks

Starbucks

Lunch, Breakfast, $, Coffeehouse
4724 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Count on this favorite for specialty coffee drinks, baked goods, sandwiches and salads. It’s outdoor seating is particularly great for people-watching.

Subway

Subway

$, Sandwiches/Salads
4712 Lincoln Blvd, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

Quick-serve sandwich restaurant located in the Marina Square Center.

SugarFISH

SugarFISH

Dinner, Lunch, $$$, Japanese/Sushi
4722 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

This popular restaurant exclusively serves fresh-fish sushi in a bright, airy environment. Upholding Japanese tradition, the master chef decides on each day’s fixed menu based on his knowledge of what’s most flavorful.

Tajrish Persian Cuisine

Tajrish Persian Cuisine

Persian, Lunch, Dinner, $$
507 Washington Boulevard Marina del Rey, CA 90292

Casual kabob house serves a bounty of Persian/Iranian dishes. Lunch specials before 3:30 p.m.

Tender Greens

Tender Greens

Dinner, Lunch, American
13455 Maxella Avenue, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

Casual dining with a healthful menu featuring ingredients sourced from local farms. The core menu lists entree-size salads, sandwiches, and plant-based sides. Also has an array of desserts and pastries, as well as daily specials created according to what’s in season and the chef’s whim. All items on the menu are $12 and under.

Thai East Wind

Thai East Wind

Thai, $$
2928 Washington Blvd., Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Known for its modern interpretation of classic Thai dishes and its insistence on only using high-quality fresh ingredients.

The Counter

The Counter

Dinner, Lunch, American, $
4786 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Mark your custom order on a clipboard of over 120 mouth-watering ingredients to build a gourmet burger. Enjoy the lively industrial decor, spirited music and creamy milkshakes–plus beer and wine too.

Tony P's Dockside Grill

Tony P's Dockside Grill

Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Bar/Lounge, $$, California Contemporary
4445 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

With generous portions and appealing prices, Tony P’s serves steaks, daily seafood specials, pastas and more in a relaxing and scenic waterfront setting. Breakfast on weekends only.

Wahoo’s Fish Tacos

Wahoo’s Fish Tacos

Dinner, Lunch, $, Fastfood/Snacks, Mexican, Seafood
4716 Lincoln Boulevard, Unit C, Marina Del Rey, CA, 90292
Warehouse Restaurant

Warehouse Restaurant

Dinner, Lunch, Bar/Lounge, Brunch, California Contemporary, $$$
4499 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Marina del Rey’s longest-running original restaurant features steak, fresh seafood and an award-winning California wine list in a Polynesian-themed waterfront atmosphere. A brunch buffet is offered Sundays.

Whiskey Red's

Whiskey Red's

Dinner, Lunch, Bar/Lounge, Brunch, American, $$
13813 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

At the end of Fisherman’s Village, find this classic waterfront restaurant with fireplaces, outdoor koi pond and lots of scenic outdoor seating. Highly popular for their weekend brunch buffet. Enjoy Live Music on the Water on Wednesdays, Cigar & Whiskey Fridays, DJs on Saturdays and Sunday Jazz Suppers.

Yard House

Yard House

Dinner, Lunch, Bar/Lounge, American, $$
13455 W. Maxella Ave, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

Casual atmosphere but full-service restaurant and bar with 100 beers on tap. Happy hour specials from 3-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, plus a late-night happy hour 10 p.m. till close Sunday-Wednesday.