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Abigaile

1301 Manhattan Ave. (Pier Ave.) Send to Phone
310-798-8227 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Exciting small plates abound at this casual eatery in Hermosa Beach.
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Abigaile Restaurant Review

: Owner Jed Sanford converted his longtime steakhouse, Union Cattle Company, into this contemporary tavern. Guests first walk through a small, dark-colored atrium with an option to move to the roof-deck bar or the indoor restaurant. Walls are covered in punk artwork, and large windows look out onto downtown Hermosa Beach. Metal vats, in which the restaurant’s own beer is made, sit behind the bar, while tables are spacious in the loud and dimly lit dining room. Chef Tin Vuong has compiled a menu of inventive, meat-centric small plates. The fried slab bacon is crisp and juicy, enriched by musty blue cheese. Pork rillettes are traditionally chunky and tender, but have the unique potency of truffle oil with each bite; meatballs are surprisingly light, and served on a bed of creamy Parmesan polenta. Unfortunately, the "bad ass" burger may be overcooked, with a side of soggy fries. However, the grilled rib-eye steak is an ideal red-hued medium rare. The wine list is brief, with a few options on draft, and dessert is limited to a build-your-own ice cream sundae.

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