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Abigaile

It’s been a church, an artists’ co-op, a rehearsal space for Black Flag … always a gathering place … This time, it’s Abigaile

Abigaile is about sharing and exploring food without boundaries, gimmicks or pretense. Our dishes are always evolving based on the availability of quality market ingredients, and often, a creative whim. We believe one of life’s greatest sources of joy is what happens when people come together to share a meal.

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American Junkie

American Junkie is a modern interpretation of the traditional gastro pub, offering the best in food and drink. American Junkie is the ideal spot for lunch, dinner and late night socializing, providing a one of a kind atmosphere, high quality food and a large array of beverage options at an affordable price. Nothing on the food menu exceeds $15 which allows for a wallet friendly meal. The beverage menu consists of classic American cocktails, craft beers made in the USA, all American whiskeys and bourbons and wines primarily from California vineyards.

20 Plasma TV’s for all your sports viewing, and the some of the best nightlife Hermosa Beach has to offer. All UFC & boxing fights shown here free! Open 7 days a week, Sunday-Thursday 11am-1am & Friday-Saturday 11am- 2am (hours are subject to change for early televised sporting events).

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Baja Sharkeez

Sharkeez is the creation of Ron Newman- founder of the red onion chain of casual restaurants that flourished in the 1970’s and ‘80s- and his son Greg. After Greg graduated from USC, Ron offered him $100,000 to start his own place. Soon thereafter, the Newman’s decided to start a new enterprise as a team. They believed that their partnership would be a good fit combining the senior’s experience and expertise with the junior’s young, fresh ideas and understanding of the younger demographic and connections within the college and beach communities.

They traveled around together to Arizona, Texas and Mexico to research other restaurant and nightclub concepts and settled on a casual but cool concept.

With the success of their first venture, four other successes followed, all in keeping with their beach cantina and restaurant concept: Newport Beach, Hermosa Beach, Santa Barbara and Huntington Beach. The Newman growth by expansion plan is a clear vision which all of his partners and associates understand. It is the Newman’s operating plan to open one store a year moving forward after getting Hermosa Beach back online (Hermosa Beach Sharkeez Burned down in a tragic fire in may 2006) and reopened July of 2008.

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Barnacles Bar & Grill
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Boardwalk Fries, Burgers and Shakes

In the summer of 1980, brothers Dave and Fran DiFerdinando were strolling down the world famous Boardwalk in Ocean City, Maryland. They, like many other vacationers, had vacationed there as children and would come every summer to enjoy the rides and the legendary fresh-cut fries. They had the idea to make those famous fries accessible to everyone around the country, not just those at the beach.

“Why would customers wait in line for just French fries”, everyone asked? Because they are fresh-cut every morning, cooked multiple times in a special recipe, lightly salted, served piping hot, made to order. The two brothers opened the first Boardwalk Fries in White Marsh Mall, White Marsh, Maryland, in 1981 and by 1987 they had franchises from coast to coast. As time passed, customers began asking for more. They wanted a burger to go with their fresh-cut Boardwalk Fries. It couldn’t just be any burger, it had to be consistent with their concept of a fresh product.

The only solution was a never frozen, hand formed burger that was prepared every morning and made to order. Boardwalk Fresh Burgers and Fries was born!

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Bottle Inn Ristorante

The Bottle Inn Story

Nestled in the residential seaside city of Hermosa Beach, we have been catering to the needs of our regular patrons, guests and tourists for the past 37 years! Our restaurant is known for many reasons, the most famous of which are “Romantic,” Cozy Ambiance,” European Appeal,”and, of course, our “Consistently outstanding, classical Italian cuisine.”

Besides the fame of our award-winning wine list, we lay claim to the best service in the South Bay. Our staff is always eager to help select the meal and wine that are most suited to your discriminating tastes.

The Bottle Inn also offers a full banquet menu and staff to fill the needs of almost any size group. We can attend to your special functions from corporate business meetings and birthday parties to wedding rehearsal dinners and wedding receptions.

The Bottle Inn is famous throughout California for its 4-Star Wine List and is also the recipient of the Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence for having One of the Most Outstanding Wine Lists in the World. We have a cellar in the dining room and encourage customers to request a guided tour through its bottle-filled walls. Seating for dinner in the wine cellar is by special request only.

It has been said time after time, that more people have had their first date and have even gotten engaged at the Bottle Inn than any other place in the South Bay. Patrons have enjoyed watching dolphins play in the ocean from our patio dining. Voted Best Italian Restaurant, stop by and see why it’s the BEST! We at the Bottle Inn welcome you to our home.

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Classic Thai Bar B.Q.

Restaurant

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Día de Campo

Located in Hermosa Beach, just a block off the sand and strand, Día de Campo is a modern surf lodge, of sorts, catering to those who want to disconnect, leave the day behind and gather with friends and strangers over flavorful food and drinks.

MON-WED 5P-10P
THUR 5P-12:30A
FRI 3P -1A
SAT 12P-1A
SUN 12P-9P

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Domino’s Pizza #7841

Pizza, pasta, sandwiches & salads.

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Fresh Brothers

Fresh thinking. Fresh pizza. Delivery. Dine-in. Takeout. Locations in Orange County, San Diego, Los Angeles and the Valley.

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Fritto Misto

“Fantastically good food at rock bottom prices”
– Zagat

“You’ll be tempted to try everything you
can at these low prices”
– Gayot

“The very essence of the Italian Cafe.”
– L.A. Magazine

“Top 10 – Moderately priced restaurant in L.A.”
– Marcellinos Guide

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Greenbelt Cafe

Creative, healthy, and sensible dishes consisting of hand crafted pizzas and farmers market salads at affordable prices. Enjoy craft beers on draft, a fine selection of wines, and fresh fruit sangrias.

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Gum Tree Shop & Cafe

My husband Will and I opened our shop and cafe, Gum Tree, in 2008, on Pier Avenue in Hermosa Beach, California. From day one we have been asked by our customers, locals and out-of-towners alike, if they can purchase from Gum Tree online… finally, now you can! 

We stock an eclectic mix of products from all over the globe. Our philosophy is to buy what we love, what we want for ourselves or would love to give as a gift. We believe that every single piece in the shop should have a purpose, be beautiful, or funny, or interesting, or all of the above! And we believe that good design and great quality can be found at all price points.

So please, browse around. You’re sure to find something unique for the home, darling baby gifts, beautiful letterpress cards, and some pretty jewelry and accessories. By the way, we love to gift wrap, so let us do all the work for you.

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Hennessey’s Tavern

In an industry where more than two-thirds of the new entrants fail within the first year and a geographic market that is recognized as a hotbed of competition, the Southern Californian restaurants, Hennessey’s, have proven to be a resounding success – demonstrating atypical longevity and prosperity.

Since being founded in 1976 by Paul Hennessey, an entrepreneurial former Wall Street stock trader, Hennessey’s Tavern, Inc. has grown from a single location in Hermosa Beach, Calif. into a diversified group spread throughout Southern California and Las Vegas that today includes: 10 Hennessey’s Tavern and H.T Grill operations, as well as the renowned Lighthouse Cafe jazz club and The Fish Bucket & Mickie Finnz – casual “beachy” concepts, along with a Live Music Venue and Brass the Lounge, downtown Las Vegas.

The company’s sales have risen rapidly, as well, since its early days. Hennessey’s Tavern, Inc. projects total revenues for 2011 to exceed expectations, given the still down economy.

Mr. Hennessey credits the company’s success to the fact that it has found a market niche and not deviated from it, even as Hennessey’s Tavern, Inc. has continued to expand. He said he believes his dining and drinking establishments emphasize good food and ambience, but shun the flash-in-the-pan trends and gimmicks that are common among his competitors. The final product, Mr Hennessey believes, is the traditional cozy or clubby feel indigenous to Irish or English pubs.

“I saw the need for nice gathering places with relaxing environments,” Mr. Hennessey, referring to the Southern California market niche that he has captured and stamped with his own name. “We have consciously shunned trends and gimmicks, and I think that is a large part of why we are still around, while so many of my competitors have come and gone. Our restaurants are about our people. We ensure that our staff are more than just order takers or food deliverers. They offer true Irish Hospitality. Our staff have become our extended family, along with our guests”.

Hennessey’s
No coincidence, either, are the Hennessey’s locations. Strategically situated in coastal communities of Southern California, stretching from the South Bay to San Diego – all communities with highly favorable demographics of younger, more affluent consumers. The spring of 2006 saw a new geographical location, Las Vegas,Nv. Downtown Las Vegas hosts four new company locations, including a Hennessey’s Tavern, Mickie Finnz, LVCS (live music venue), and Brass the Lounge – a trendy destination to sit and sip.

Hennessey’s Tavern, Inc. expansion has been steady and closely controlled. The opening of the Hermosa Beach Hennessey’s Tavern in 1976 was followed, less that two years later, by the opening of the company’s second location in Redondo Beach. Since then, the company has added new operations – from Manhattan Beach to San Diego (Gaslamp Quarter)- through start up and acquisition at a rate of approximately one every couple of years.

H.T. Grill, with its upscale Napa-style dining and decor, opened in 1987, and has since moved down the street from it’s original location, to embrace the growing popularity. The company’s specialty operation, The Lighthouse Cafe was acquired in 1989. Almost a decade ago another concept was opened – three “Beachy, Casual” restaurants called Mickie Finnz & The Fish Bucket.

Unlike many of its competitors that expand rapidly to satisfy investors or financial projections, Hennessey’s Tavern, Inc. applies no such pressure to its own operations. According to Mr. Hennessey, expansion occurs only when the right opportunity presents itself, and since the company is closely held and has no outside investors, it is able to move rapidly to capitalize on good prospects.

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Hermosa Beach Fish Shop

Fresh Seafood, wine, craft beer and more…

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Hermosa Brewing Company

Hermosa Brewing Co. is a craft beer-focused taproom and restaurant featuring self-brewed beer and an eclectic international menu of tasty and reasonably priced dishes.

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ITA Italian Street Food

ITA Italian Street Food brings authentic grab and go Italian food to California. Our main product is chef Antonino Esposito’s patented  “Pizza Boat”, a boat-shaped pizza dough filled with fresh, top-quality ingredients. This makes it easy to eat pizza while walking! Come take a look at our visual window menu… It’s always pizza time! Don’t forget to try our delicious Lemon Delight from Sorrento.
Monday-Thursday and Sundays 11am – 11pm
*FRIDAY and SATURDAY we are OPEN UNTIL 2AM!*

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Java Man

Java Man is Hermosa’s oldest coffee house. It’s a comfortable, unique 1920’s bungalow with SUPER-FAST FREE WIFI. Everything is homemade by a friendly staff. There’s outdoor seating available and art that changes monthly…and of course, there are fresh baked goods, soups, sandwiches, and desserts!

Recently we were named the top Independent Coffee House in the Easy Reader’s ‘Best of the Beach,’ an annual awards issue celebrating the best of the Southbay as voted on by the readers.

General Information
Just up the street from the Hermosa Pier! Super-fast free WiFi! Metered parking in most areas nearby. (Make sure to read the signs for street-cleaning though)

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Laurel Tavern

An American Gastropub noted for having some of the best burgers in LA! 16 American Craft beers on tap, a mixology program, and liquor menu!

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Growing up with a father who taught us to only choose the “perfect” peach, and a mother and grandmother whose conversations about food and cooking never ended, we developed a passion for quality and pride in food.  We are a team of brothers, husband and wife, and brother/sister-in-law.  Our combined passion for food, family, hospitality, and design is what drove us to create Locale90 and share it with you.

In the true Neapolitan tradition, we select our simple, whole ingredients and combine them by hand to create a product we know you will appreciate.  We use “00” Flour, San Marzano Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella, Italian Sea Salt and imported Extra Virgin Olive Oil.  We bake our pizzas using the time-honored method of open flame cooking in our imported oven that reaches temperatures of over 900 degrees.

We use locally sourced and imported ingredients to create food for you to experience our love and passion for sharing a meal.

McDonald’s Hermosa Beach
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North End Bar and Grill

The North End Bar and Grill helps everyone achieve happiness and relaxation by putting the right resources at its customers fingertips.

The North End Bar and Grill can help with your sports needs. From USC football and San Diego Chargers games, to the Los Angeles Clippers and the LA Lakers, even LA Kings Hockey, you’ll find all these sports and more on 10 HD tvs daily. Seriously, the North End Bar and Grill is the best beach bar in Hermosa Beach (Beach Best of the Best 2010) and has been a leader of entertainment in the south bay beach area since 1993 and uses its 17 years of experience to help customers achieve the perfect time. The North End Bar and Grill’s commitment to those it serves includes friendly bartenders, great food, and cocktails and sports.

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Ocean Diner

If you’re ever hungry for a meal that’s homemade and brings back memories of Grandma’s kitchen, Ocean Diner is the spot.

Choices like Vanilla French Toast, Oatmeal Crème Brulee or Breakfast Enchiladas tempt hungry customers in the morning hours. A steaming cup of Java Man Coffee is the beverage guaranteed to make anyone’s day brighter.

Homemade Macaroni and Cheese, Chicken Pesto Melt, and a Tuscan Chopped Salad are popular lunchtime choices.

Dinnertime favorites range from our nearly World Famous Pot roast, cooked slowly all day, to Chicken Pot Pie and Mom’s Meatloaf.

Of course Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are served all day to please those who crave Banana Banana Pancakes or a Turkey Reuben at anytime of the day.

Ocean Diner is also available for private parties and events.

Article: LA WEEKLY NAMES HERMOSA BEACH’S OCEAN DINER AS ONE OF THE 12 BEST IN LOS ANGELES

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Paciugo Gelato Caffe
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Paisano’s Pizza

From Yelp: “They must use New York water to make their dough. So good it was beyond the concept of goodness….. Unbelievable. Total pizza heaven.

This place was approved by my friend, the ultimate Jersey boy. A very good discovery, indeed.” – Helen D.

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Pamilla Cocina y Tequila

The Hermosa Beach Pier finally houses a fine dining restaurant, Palmilla  Cocina y Tequila; home-style Mexican cuisine featuring the freshest seafood and the finest cuts of beef, along with an amazing selection of premium tequilas and globally inspired wines. Palmilla is brought to you by Greg and Ron Newman, the owners of Baja Sharkeez Restaurant Group, and designed by Gulla Jonsdottir of Rick Bayless’s ‘Red O’ fame. We are also very excited to introduce Executive Chef, Christina Cipres, to the South Bay. Chef Christina brings a passion for Latin foods and her amazing culinary skills will impress every guest.

We have a lovely outdoor patio area, perfect for soaking up the sea breezes from the ocean just footsteps away. Indoors is eloquently designed with hand placed stones, awe-inspiring light fixtures from Spanish artisans and hand carved, illuminated tabletops.  When dining with us, you will feel as if you’ve been transported to an upscale boutique hotel in beautiful Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, which is where much of the inspiration of the design came from.

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Paradise Bowls

As local South Bay residents, they know how truly lucky we are to live in such an amazing place. From the surf to weather, and the great food to bars.. you want it, we got it. HOWEVER, there seems to be one flaw.. Where can you find an acai or pitaya bowl?!!?

You’re welcome!! They are Paradise Bowls, the ONLY Acai and Pitaya Bowl shop in the South Bay. They are dedicated to provide the community with outstanding healthy alternatives for all meals. So don’t be shy..please come in and say hi!

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Patrick Molloy’s

As a wise old Irishmen once said: “If you have to believe in something, I believe I will have another pint.”
Patrick Molloy’s began in 1996 with two objectives in mind: to deliver to our customers a quality product at a reasonable price with friendly service and to provide a place where people young and old can mix and mingle, renew old friendships, make new friends and just have fun. Patrick Molloy’s is a place to raise your drink of choice and toast to anyone and everyone.

So let down your hair, put on your best smile and get ready to have fun, when you enter the Best Damn Sports Pub in the South Bay. If you’re looking to socialize where they happen to serve drinks, Patrick Molloy’s is the place for you.

Patrick Molloy’s offers a wide variety of food from appetizers, salads and soups, signature sandwiches, burgers, entrees and daily specials, with breakfast on weekends. All of our food is prepared using our own special recipes.

Patrick Molloy’s has a complete bar featuring domestic and imported beer, high end liquors and specialty drinks. Our Happy Hour is one of the best in the South Bay. All our drinks are half price with appetizers ranging in price from $3.00 to $6.00.

We have special events seven days a week feature local bands and DJ, and we offer all sports all the time. College and professional sporting events from around the world are available for viewing all the time on one of our 21 high definition flat screens. If you can’t find it at Patrick Molloy’s, then you can’t find it anywhere.

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Playa Hermosa Fish & Oyster

Fresh seafood (fish / oyster and raw bar) on end of the pier. Upper end / casual with a nice beachy vibe. Kid and pet friendly (patio)

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Poke Bar

Hawaiian sushi bowl.
We use tuna, salmon, albacore, shrimp, octopus, scallop and tofu with different mixtures including seaweed, onions, kale and more to create a fresh, light, delicious meal.

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Poulet du Jour

Healthy Mediterranean Cuisine.
healthy Rotisserie Chicken, salads,hummus  and falafel. A Hermosa Beach destination place.

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Hermosa Beach’s finest Italian dining experience. We are happy to accommodate walk-ins however it is recommended that reservations are made. Located right on Hermosa Avenue close to the Pier. Come enjoy authentic Italian fares along with craft cocktails and Italian beers before heading down to the strand to take in the sunset.

Round Table Pizza
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Silvios Brazilian BBQ

From catering and special events food vending to full-service dining, Silvio’s is dedicated to serving up mouth-watering flavorful food in a family-friendly environment.

The company was founded in 2003 by long time friends Doug Howarth and “Grill Master” Silvio Correa. Silvio’s began as a catering company that specialized in authentic family-style BBQ, but soon expanded to food vending at sporting events, street festivals, and music festivals throughout California. .

Silvio’s is proud to offer its customers friendly service, and fresh, flavorful food with a unique flare. Whether you’re diving into a plate of mouth-watering BBQ Chicken, or sipping on a Brazilian-infused specialty drink, you can be sure that Silvio himself has approved the quality, flavor, and feel so that you get an authentic experience. .

Today Silvio’s Brazilian BBQ owns and operates a bar & grill located on the Hermosa Beach Pier, caters for hundreds of special events a year, and supports multiple charitable causes, world-renowned MMA and AVP athletes through partnerships and sponsorships, and continues to be an important trendsetter in Southern California’s food and restaurant industry.

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Taquito Lover
The Deck

Formerly The Poopdeck, we have renovated and re-imagined one of Hermosa Beach’s iconic bars. Better beer, wine and bathrooms!
Happy Hour: Monday through Friday 3:00pm – 7:00pm

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The Grindz at 1601

The Grindz at 1601- Serving an assortment of Hawaiian Grindz and Decadent Sandwiches, Salads Smoothies and Coffee. Open For breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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The Lighthouse

A mainstay in Hermosa Beach, The Lighthouse on Pier Plaza features great drinks and food and of course nightly live music.

Be sure to visit their website to learn more about this Truly Hermosa local icon.

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The Rockefeller
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Underground Pub & Grill

Underground Pub and Grill has been serving up great food in Hermosa Beach, CA since 1982! Want to shoot some pool, throw darts or play some shuffleboard? Then you have come to the right place. We are also home to all your favorite sports action including the NFL, College Football, NBA, NHL, College Basketball, MLB, European Soccer, NASCAR, Golf, Strikeforce and UFC!

We also have darts, shuffleboard and pool tables!

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Zane’s Restaurant

Zane’s offers a sophisticated menu and premium cocktails unique to downtown Hermosa Beach. Signature appetizers, entrees and desserts are prepared fresh, daily and served to guests in a stylish, comfortable atmosphere. Slate flooring, mahogany wood tones and chocolate walls frame and showcase the restaurant’s sleek full bar.

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