Dining with a View

With waterfront views, year-round outdoor dining, and award-winning restaurants, Marina del Rey is coastal L.A.’s burgeoning culinary destination. Foodies flock to this waterside hamlet for twists on traditional fare, celebrated fine-dining, and cozy local hangouts with harbor views. 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

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

Savor the bold, exotic flavors of India in this tiny hamlet on Washington Boulevard. House specialties include coco lamb, tandoori Chilean sea bass, chicken tikka masala, and samosas.

Baja Cantina

Baja Cantina

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

A lively Mexican food restaurant with a popular happy hour. Enjoy the balmy ocean breeze from a seat on the spacious patio. Valet parking takes the stress out of finding a spot in this dense neighborhood.

Baja Fresh

Baja Fresh

Dinner, Lunch, $, Fast Casual/Snacks, Mexican
13424 Maxella Avenue, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

Fresh-Mex eatery touting fresh, fire-grilled ingredients.

Beachside Restaurant & Bar

Beachside Restaurant & Bar

Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Bar/Lounge, Waterfront Restaurant, California Contemporary, Seafood, $$
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 an enviable harbor view. The patio is dog friendly.

Bin 73

Bin 73

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

This 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, charcuterie, and cheeses.

Brennan's

Brennan's

Dinner, Lunch, Bar/Lounge, Brunch, New American, $$
4089 Lincoln Boulevard, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Famous for weekly turtle races, this iconic neighborhood pub serves up innovative New American fare with vegan-friendly offerings, a rotating selection of craft beers, creative themed cocktails, and unique weekend events on the patio. Join in on some big parties for St. Patrick’s Day and Oktoberfest.

Burger Lounge

Burger Lounge

Dinner, Lunch, American, Fast Casual/Snacks, $$
13455 Maxella Avenue, Marina del Rey, CA 90292

Hamburger restaurant featuring grass-fed beef and fresh toppers.

C&O Cucina

C&O Cucina

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

Draws here include large portions of homestyle Italian classics, famous garlic rolls, and the Rat Pack Martini Lounge. Lunch offered only on weekends.

C&O Trattoria

C&O Trattoria

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

Located just off the Venice Pier, C&O Trattoria serves up hearty Italian entrée s and famous garlic rolls, just like its sister restaurant, C&O Cucina, located eight blocks east. The main difference here is the ambience, as the heated patio is prime real estate for weekend brunch and a sunny lunch outing.

Cabo Cantina

Cabo Cantina

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

Giant margaritas are the claim to fame here, perhaps best experienced during daily 2-for-1 happy hour, 4–8 p.m.

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 also offers a selection of sandwiches, burgers, and street tacos.

Cafe Del Rey

Cafe Del Rey

Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Bar/Lounge, Waterfront Restaurant, California Contemporary, $$$
4451 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Discover inventive California cuisine in a stylish setting with marina views and a fireside lounge. Specialties include fresh seafood, truffle pizza, and seasonal soups. Weekend brunch is offered as a three-course, prix-fixe experience or a la carte.

California Pizza Kitchen

California Pizza Kitchen

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

Located in the Waterside center, this popular eatery is famous for its specialty pizzas, pastas, and hearty salads.

Casa Ado

Casa Ado

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

This upscale restaurant serves authentic Italian cuisine and features a full-service bar. Dinner and drinks can be enjoyed while watching the sunset on the quaint patio, while a romantic setting indoors is perfect for couples or accommodating a larger party.

Cast & Plow

Cast & Plow

Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Bar/Lounge, Waterfront Restaurant, California Contemporary, Seafood, Vegetarian, $$$
4375 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Cast & Plow is the signature restaurant of The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey. In true California cuisine fashion, Executive Chef Eric Duchene gives his equal attention to what goes into each dish as to how it’s presented. Enjoy fresh takes on seafood and pastas, as well as vegetarian options. Relax and unwind with a sophisticated cocktail crafted from a selection of ultra-premium spirits tequilas and whiskeys, or a fine wine. Indoor and outdoor marina-view seating.

Chart House

Chart House

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

Find mouthwatering seafood and steaks served in an attractive waterfront setting on one of the marina’s quiet basins. Dinner and happy hour daily; lunch is served only on weekends.

Cheesecake Factory

Cheesecake Factory

Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Bar/Lounge, Dessert, Waterfront Restaurant, American, California Contemporary, $$
4142 Via Marina, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Soak up views of Marina Beach from the outdoor deck. Choose from over 200 enticing menu items, including an array of appetizers, seafood, salads, and dozens of delicious cheesecakes.

Chick-fil-A

Chick-fil-A

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

Serves chicken tenders and sandwiches with whole breast meat, breaded by hand or grilled. This location offers only a walk-up window with patio seating as well as drive-through service. Closed Sundays.

Chipotle Mexican Grill

Chipotle Mexican Grill

Dinner, Lunch, $, Fast Casual/Snacks, Mexican
4718 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Fresh-Mex style burritos and tacos with a choice of savory grilled meats and more.

Coffee Bean

Coffee Bean

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

Coffee and teahouse located in the Villa Marina Marketplace.

Coldstone Creamery

Coldstone Creamery

Dessert, $, Fast Casual/Snacks
36 Washington Boulevard Marina del Rey, CA 90292

Design your own ice cream creation with candy and fruit mix-ins.

Cow's End Cafe

Cow's End Cafe

Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Juicery, Bakery, Coffeehouse, Fast Casual/Snacks, Sandwiches/Salads, $$
34 Washington Boulevard, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

An all-day breakfast menu, pour-over coffee, bakery items, smoothies, and sandwiches/wraps.

Doma Kitchen

Doma Kitchen

Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Russian, Mediterranean Inspired, Vegetarian, $$
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, with vegetarian options available. Find this hidden gem in a small corner of Villa Marina Marketplace, near Pavilions. Call for live music schedule. Closed Mondays.

East Coast Bagel

East Coast Bagel

Lunch, Breakfast, Bakery, Fast Casual/Snacks, Sandwiches/Salads, $
4375 Glencoe Avenue, D-4, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

New York-style bagels and bagel sandwiches for breakfast and lunch. Located in the Marina Marketplace.

El Torito

El Torito

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

A great choice for laid-back waterfront dining in Fisherman’s Village. Try steak, chicken, and shrimp fajitas, plus guacamole made fresh at your table. Get great deals on Taco Tuesdays in the Cantina. Sunday brunch.

Fatburger

Fatburger

Dinner, Lunch, American, Fast Casual/Snacks, $
4325 Glencoe Avenue, Unit C1, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

A Southern California fast-food phenomenon since 1952.

Frankie & Johnnie's New York Pizza

Frankie & Johnnie's New York Pizza

Dinner, Lunch, $$, Fast Casual/Snacks, Italian, Pizzeria
534 Washington Boulevard, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

New York-style pizza, pastas, calzones, wings, and generous salads.

Fresh Brothers Pizza

Fresh Brothers Pizza

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

Pizza, salads, wings, and sliders. Counter service, patio seating. Located at the Waterside shopping center.

Hornblower Cruises & Events

Hornblower Cruises & Events

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

Hornblower’s popular public dining cruises are offered weekly all year long! Enjoy views of the Marina on a dinner cruise, sunset cocktail cruise (seasonal), 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

Dinner, Lunch, $$, 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, selection of fish, and traditional Japanese interior design distinguish this establishment. Thoughtful touches, such as a shoe drawer to accommodate a no-shoes policy and embroidered pillows for sitting on wooden floors that simulate the traditional sushi experience, set Irori apart from its peers. Located in the Villa Marina Marketplace, near CVS.

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 are televised in the bar.

J. Nichols Kitchen

J. Nichols Kitchen

Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, American, $$

J. Nichols is a neighborhood go-to for breakfast (served weekdays till 2 p.m.) and weekend brunch. Best-bets in the morning include the giant pancakes and scrambles. For lunch and dinner, homestyle favorites like meatloaf and pastas meet fresh salads and flatbreads.

Jamba Juice

Jamba Juice

Juicery, Fast Casual/Snacks, $
4375 Glencoe Avenue, Suite D-4, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Smoothie shop with customizable vitamin boosts.

Juice Crafters

Juice Crafters

Juicery, Fast Casual/Snacks, $$
4260 Lincoln Boulevard, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Cold-pressed juices, meal-replacement smoothies, high-vitamin juice shots.

Killer Cafe

Killer Cafe

Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert, Waterfront Restaurant, American, Seafood, $$
4213 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

This casual eatery open 24/7 offers diner-style seating indoors and a patio overlooking the harbor. Enjoy breakfast anytime, plus lunch and dinner entrées. Several dishes incorporate the signature Killer Shrimp spice, a unique flair brought over from the mothership next door.

Killer Shrimp Restaurant and Bar

Killer Shrimp Restaurant and Bar

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

The claim to fame, Killer Shrimp, is a generous helping of shelled or shell-on shrimp served in a spicy broth crafted with a secret family recipe 20 years strong—truly a must-taste for any Marina del Rey visit. Enjoy other seafood entrées, steak, and salads all served on the waterfront. It’s sister eatery, Killer Cafe, is a diner-style restaurant next door open 24/7.

L.A. Gastronomy

L.A. Gastronomy

Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, $$, $$$, California Contemporary, Seafood
20 Washington Boulevard, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Unusual global cuisine is the name of the game here, and most of it looks too pretty to eat.

L&L Hawaiian Barbecue

L&L Hawaiian Barbecue

Hawaiian, Fast Casual/Snacks, Seafood, Dinner, Lunch, $$
4248 Lincoln Boulevard, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Traditional Hawaiian plate lunches, plus Spam musubi, bowls, and noodle soup.

Le Pain Quotidien

Le Pain Quotidien

Lunch, Breakfast, Bakery, Coffeehouse, Fast Casual/Snacks, $$
13455 Maxella Avenue, #206-140, Marina Del Rey, CA, 90292

Great spot for breakfast and light bites.

Lighthouse Fountain and Grill

Lighthouse Fountain and Grill

Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Waterfront Restaurant, American, Fast Casual/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, when free live music is offered on the plaza on Saturdays and Sundays year-round. Dinner hours are weekends only. First come, first served patio seating only.

Mainland Poke

Mainland Poke

Dinner, Lunch, $$, Fast Casual/Snacks, 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. Located 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, which serves inspiring California cuisine with a local flair. Enjoy a full bar with daily happy hour specials, offered 4–8 p.m.

Mariners Cafe

Mariners Cafe

Dinner, Lunch, 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, Fast Casual/Snacks, Sandwiches/Salads, $$
4724 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90232

Sustainable farming–focused and features artisan sandwiches made to order, salads, sides and soups.

Mercedes Bar & Grill

Mercedes Bar & Grill

Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Cuban, Mexican, $$

Dive into this nouveau Latin cuisine, which combines influences from Cuba, Brazil, Portugal, and other Latin countries. On Fridays and Saturdays, enjoy late-night hours with musical entertainment.

Morfia's Ribs & Pies

Morfia's Ribs & Pies

Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Barbecue, Fast Casual/Snacks, $$
4077 Lincoln Boulevard, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Pork and beef ribs, brisket, sausages, and classic sides. Texas-style barbecue.

Noah's New York Bagels

Noah's New York Bagels

Lunch, Breakfast, Bakery, Coffeehouse, Fast Casual/Snacks, $
546 Washington Boulevard, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Deli-style bakery and coffeehouse serves fresh bagels, sandwiches, salads, wraps and more. Indoor and outdoor seating is available.

Panda Express

Panda Express

Dinner, Lunch, $, Chinese, Fast Casual/Snacks
4325 Glencoe Avenue, C4, Marina Del Rey, CA, 90292

Quick-serve Chinese entrées with indoor and patio seating available. Located in the Villa Marina Marketplace, near Pavilions.

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

$, Fast Casual/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, $$, Fast Casual/Snacks, Italian, Pizzeria
4371 Glencoe Avenue, B-7, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Authentic New York pizza by the slice, plus calzones, garlic knots, lasagna, manicotti, salad, and more. All sauces and dough made fresh daily. Indoor and patio dining, take-out, and delivery service. Located in the Villa Marina Marketplace, near CVS.

Propagator at Firestone Walker Brewing Company

Propagator at Firestone Walker Brewing Company

Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Bar/Lounge, 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. Weekend brunch features a special menu with beer pairings.

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, Juicery, Fast Casual/Snacks, Sandwiches/Salads, Vegetarian, $$
4756 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Popular natural foods store also offers a lunch counter, serving fresh and health-conscious sandwiches, salads, soups, and smoothies. Two locations – one in the Waterside shopping center and the other at 13208 Washington Boulevard.

Rubio's Coastal Grill

Rubio's Coastal Grill

Dinner, Lunch, $, $$, Fast Casual/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 Avenue #230, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

USDA Prime steak is served at its signature 500-degree sizzle. A sultry lounge atmosphere is perfect for date night, celebrations, and business dinners. Dress to impress. Weekday happy hour in the bar area offers light bights and drink specials. Located in the Villa Marina Marketplace, in the Maxella building. Catering available.

SALT Restaurant & Bar

SALT Restaurant & Bar

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

Seasonal ingredients are sourced from local farmer’s markets to create an incredible waterfront dining experience at the Marina Del Rey Hotel. SALT’s take on Californian cuisine explores simple favorites with a contemporary twist, such as the signature creamy hummus complemented with a touch of California avocado and the luscious Maine lobster pasta severed on a bed of Udon noodles in a succulent brown butter sauce. Aim for a west-facing patio table to get dramatic sunset views.

Sapori Italian Restaurant

Sapori Italian Restaurant

Dinner, Lunch, Waterfront Restaurant, $$, $$$, Italian, Mediterranean Inspired
13723 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

This charming waterfront bistro in Fisherman’s Village serves upscale Italian cuisine and wines. Specialties include sole in lemon Chardonnay sauce and jumbo prawns. The outdoor patio offers a great place to enjoy live music on the weekend, which is offered year-round on Saturday and Sunday afternoons on the adjacent village plaza. Indoor seating offers window views of the harbor.

Scopa Italian Roots

Scopa Italian Roots

Dinner, Brunch, $$$, Italian
2905 W. Washington Place, Marina del Rey, CA 90292

Homestyle Italian dishes are served in a sophisticated atmosphere. A generous list of specialty cocktails and an after-dinner menu with Italian desserts completes the experience.

Settebello Pizzeria Napoletana

Settebello Pizzeria Napoletana

Dinner, Lunch, $$, Italian, Pizzeria

Indulge in uniquely flavorful gourmet pizzas, soft-baked and wood-fired in the Napoli tradition. Located in the Via Marina Marketplace, in the Maxella building.

Sharky's Woodfired Mexican Grill

Sharky's Woodfired Mexican Grill

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

Fresh-Mex restaurant serving tacos, salads, fajita bowls, and seafood with a focus on high-quality, natural ingredients.

Sinder

Sinder

Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Bar/Lounge, $$, California Contemporary
4100 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90202

Head to this hot spot at the Marina del Rey Marriott for modern Southern California cuisine. Snacks and small plates range from hummus to sliders or an L.A. street dog. Hungry for something heavier?  Entrée size portions of skirt steak tacos or grilled salmon won’t disappoint. Enjoy late-night fireside cocktails at the sultry outdoor lounge.

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. Find this restaurant at the Waterside center.

Sunny Spot

Sunny Spot

Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, $$, California Contemporary
822 Washington Boulevard, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Flavors of Latin America spice up the menus here, though Sunny Spot isn’t a Mexican restaurant, per se. Lots of shareables make this a go-to for groups, happy hour, and weekend brunch. Happy hours are Monday-Friday, 3:30-6:30 p.m.; and Friday-Saturday, 11 p.m. till close.

Susie Cakes

Susie Cakes

Dessert, Bakery, $$
4714 Lincoln Boulevard Marina del Rey, CA 90292

Bakery that sells cakes whole and by the slice, cupcakes, cookies, and custom creations.

Sweetgreen

Sweetgreen

Dinner, Lunch, $$, California Contemporary, Fast Casual/Snacks, Sandwiches/Salads, Vegetarian
4718 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Made-to-order salads and warm bowls created with regionally sourced, farm-fresh ingredients. Orders are taken at the counter and prepared in front of you. Vegetarian available. Enjoy indoor and covered patio seating at the Waterside shopping center.

Tajrish Persian Cuisine

Tajrish Persian Cuisine

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

This casual kabob house serves a bounty of Persian/Iranian dishes. Take advantage of lunch specials offered until 3:30 p.m.

Tender Greens

Tender Greens

Dinner, Lunch, $$, California Contemporary, Fast Casual/Snacks, Sandwiches/Salads, Vegetarian
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. Located in the Villa Marina Marketplace, Maxella building.

Thai East Wind

Thai East Wind

Dinner, Lunch, Thai, $$
2928 Washington Boulevard, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

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

Thai Garden

Thai Garden

Waterfront Restaurant, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Thai, Fast Casual/Snacks, $
13737 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Service from a walk-up window on the plaza at Fisherman’s Village with patio seating. Many classic Thai plates and tea, plus select American items.

Tony P's Dockside Grill

Tony P's Dockside Grill

Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Bar/Lounge, Waterfront Restaurant, American, California Contemporary, Vegetarian, $$
4445 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

With generous portions at appealing prices, Tony P’s serves steaks, daily seafood specials, pastas, vegetarian options, and more in a relaxing and scenic waterfront setting. Breakfast items on weekends only, including famous buttermilk pancakes. Patio seating offers harbor views, while the Tavern is loaded with eight large-screen TVs for all your sports-viewing needs. Check the website for occasional beer-paired dinners, offered via advance tickets.

Venice Whaler

Venice Whaler

Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Bar/Lounge, American, Pizzeria, Seafood, $$
10 Washington Boulevard, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

This icon at the Venice Pier serves seafood, pizzas, and American fare—plus a perfect sunset view. Check online for information about the weekly music offerings and open mic nights. Get food and drink specials during Happy Hour, Monday through Thursday, 3–6 p.m. and 10 p.m.–1 a.m. A designated Take Away window is perfect for quick refuels before heading back to the beach—or to stock up for a picnic by the sea.

Wahoo's

Wahoo's

Dinner, Lunch, $, Fast Casual/Snacks, Mexican, Seafood
4716 Lincoln Boulevard, Unit C, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Bowls, burritos, and tacos served Fresh-Mex style.

Warehouse Restaurant

Warehouse Restaurant

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

This Marina del Rey mainstay features steak, seafood, and American food in a Polynesian-themed waterfront atmosphere. A brunch buffet is offered Sundays. Come on a Wednesday and get treated to live acoustic music in the bar, 3–7 p.m. Salsa dancing is on deck for Fridays, starting at 9 p.m. Join in on the free class before the floor opens to all at 10.

Wharo Korean BBQ

Wharo Korean BBQ

Dinner, Korean, $$
4029 Lincoln Boulevard, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292

Grill your own meats, Korean style! Popular orders here include shabu shabu, bibimbap, and Korean-style pizzas. Closed Mondays.

Whiskey Red's

Whiskey Red's

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

Find this waterfront restaurant with outdoor fireplaces, a koi pond, and scenic views at Fisherman’s Village. Popular for its weekend brunch buffet.

Yard House

Yard House

Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Bar/Lounge, American, $$
13455 W. Maxella Avenue, Suite 150-170, Marina Del Rey, CA, 90292

Enjoy full-service in a casual atmosphere with 100 beers on tap. Get fantastic drink and food specials during happy hours, offered 3-6 p.m. on weekdays and 10 p.m. till close Sundays through Wednesdays. Find the Yard House in the Villa Marina Marketplace, in the Maxella building.