A guest favorite for casual dining, Nelson’s is perched directly above the ocean coves made famous by the 1950s television series Sea Hunt – from which this modern surf shack takes its name. The cliff-top eatery pays homage to Sea Hunt’s main character, Mike Nelson, as well as actor Lloyd Bridges’ lifetime efforts to protect the environment and the ocean. Guests enjoy coastal cuisine and a warm, friendly bar atmosphere surrounded by outdoor fire pits and unrivalled sunset views. This Southern California restaurant offers one of the most scenic locations in Palos Verdes to enjoy a meal or drink in a relaxed setting.
Carry Out & Outdoor Seating*
Sunday - Thursday: 11:00am - 7:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
*In accordance with guidelines provided by the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health, indoor seating is not available at this time. The number of guests at a single table must not exceed 6 and is limited to a household unit. All members of the party must be present and will be seated at one time. Carryout and outdoor seating is available. Dining reservations are currently recommended for resort guests. Outdoor dining for non-resort guests is based on availability. For dining reservations, please call 310.265.2861.
“Best American Restaurant” – Los Angeles Times
“Best Oceanfront Bar” – LA Weekly
“Best Ocean View Restaurant” Daily Breeze Readers Choice Awards
“Best Waterfront Happy Hours in LA” - CBS Los Angeles