SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
OCEANFRONT DINING

From romantic dinners to business meetings, our collection of eight Palos Verdes restaurants has a table reserved for every party. Taking full advantage of the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island views, each restaurant promises tastes that satisfy and sights that surprise. For a perfect Palos Verdes dining experience, our chefs take a fresh approach to all meetings and events by personally tailoring menus and utilizing modern techniques with an emphasis on regional and seasonal ingredients. And if you want to relax in your room, a complete in-room dining menu is available 24 hours a day.

mar'sel

Enjoy inventive twists on California farm-to-table cuisine from Executive Chef Bernard Ibarra. With a focus on local and seasonal ingredients, elegant dinners, relaxed late-night bites or chic weekend brunches are served. Sip an artisan cocktail, distinctive wine or local microbrew while overlooking stunning views.

catalina kitchen

Enjoy a full-service breakfast or breakfast buffet, a light lunch featuring flatbreads, salads and cocktails, and a generous serving of California market/Mediterranean cuisine at sunset.

Nelson's

Nelon's offers California comfort cuisine paired with an extensive microbrew beer list, signature cocktails and spectacular sunsets.

bashi

Enjoy locally harvested ingredients and a contemporary blend of Asian flavors.

sea beans

Settle under the shade of a coral tree and enjoy a latte paired with freshly baked chocolate croissants and decadent truffles.

Spa Café

After a treatment or workout, stop at this café for refreshing smoothies, juices, protein shakes, sandwiches, salads and more.

Lobby Bar

To really capture the essence of our Palos Verdes resort, visit the Lobby Bar for classic cocktails, wines by the glass and international beer varieties.

Cielo Point

Sink into a beach chair under a cabana at this adults-only pool and enjoy a full-service bar and delicious poolside fare.

Awards

  • Zagat (2013) Los Angeles Restaurants Survey - mar'sel awarded best décor 
  • LA Weekly (2012) Best Of Awards - Nelson's named Best Oceanfront Bar 
  • Los Angeles Times (2012) Reader's Choice Awards - Nelson's named Best American Restaurant in the South Bay 
  • Los Angeles Times (2012) Reader's Choice Awards - mar'sel named Best Fine Dining in the South Bay 
  • Los Angeles Times (2012) Reader's Choice Awards - mar'sel named Best Romantic Restaurant in the South Bay
  • Los Angeles Times (2012) Reader's Choice Awards - Cielo Point named Best Outdoor Pool Bar in the South Bay 
  • Palos Verdes Patch Reader's Choice Awards (2012) - Nelson's voted Best French Fries
  • Palos Verdes Patch Reader's Choice Awards (2012) - bashi voted Best Kid's Menu
  • Palos Verdes Patch Reader's Choice Awards (2012) - Nelson's voted Best Lunch Place
  • Palos Verdes Patch Reader's Choice Awards (2012) - mar'sel voted Best Special Occasion Restaurant
  • Palos Verdes Patch Reader's Choice Awards (2012) - mar'sel voted Best Wine List
  • Palos Verdes Patch Reader's Choice Awards (2012) - Catalina Kitchen voted Best Breakfast
  • About.com Los Angeles Travel Readers' Choice Awards (2012) - voted Favorite Los Angeles Chef - Chef Michael Fiorelli of mar'sel
  • Palos Verdes Patch (2012) Best Place for Burgers in Palos Verdes - Nelson's 
  • South Bay Magazine (Aug/Sept 2011) Best of the South Bay from A-Z poll - mar'sel named "Best Romantic Rendezvous"
  • South Bay Magazine (Aug/Sept 2011) Best of the South Bay from A-Z poll - Nelson's named "Best Vista in the South Bay" 
  • Where Los Angeles Magazine (2010) named the Sweet Corn Macchiato at mar'sel "one of 30 things we love about Los Angeles"
  • Daily Breeze (2010) South Bay's Favorite Brunch - Catalina Kitchen
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