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17300 Pacific Coast Hwy. (Sunset Blvd.) Send to Phone
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Sweeping views of the Pacific and its sunset, with pleasant casual seafood cuisine.
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Open Mon.-Fri. 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 9 a.m.-10 p.m.

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Gladstone's, Pacific Palisades, CA

Gladstone's Restaurant Review

: The sweeping views of the Pacific and the beach are no longer the only reason to wait in line at Gladstone's to get a table right along the coastline with your family or friends from out-of-town. In recent years, the food and d├ęcor have improved. Out on the wooden deck there are modern white and dark brown booths and tables shaded by white umbrellas. Transparent barriers allow unobstructed views of the surrounding sandy scenery. If you'd rather not have the ocean breeze tousle your hairstyle, there is also plenty of seating indoors. Gladstone's presents a pleasant, casual, culinary experience built around seafood. (Part of the fun is having your leftover food packaged up in a tin foil animal.) There are many items to choose from: the famous chowder, seafood towers (small, medium or large), crab cakes, and salads for appetizers. The catch of the day (and its preparation) varies; perhaps you may find wild swordfish, steelhead trout or halibut. Other options are spice crusted ahi tuna and fish 'n' chips. If your appetite demands meat, have the New York strip steak. Indulge in the hot fudge brownie sundae for dessert. Gladstone's also has a long list of specialty cocktails worth the drive, particularly enjoyable combined with the sunset.

User Ratings & Reviews for Gladstone's
Average rating    4.67
Reviews 1 - 3 of 31
Best oysters with the best view!
by solivene on Thu Feb 17, 2011 5:23 pm
This place is beautiful! The view of the coastline from the deck is a breathtaking experience in itself. My girlfriend and I order the clam chowder and share the seafood platter every time we come, and we are never disappointed. The oysters melt in your mouth! Gladstone's is always the perfect choice for when we want to enjoy a delicious, fresh seafood lunch on a warm sunny day. It's worth every penny!
Great location and view!
by vkroshin on Mon Feb 14, 2011 3:24 pm
Great location and view! AND yes the food is a little expensive, but its good and you obviously pay for the amazing atmosphere. I've been here a few times and never been disappointed. I get the clam chowder every time and its delicious! Especially with the crusty sourdough. The seafood is fresh. The crusted seared tuna is amazing! They also have a great bar to hang out at for football games. Highly recommend this place especially if you have guests you want to impress.
Like Seafood and Sun?
by CandiceCandy on Mon Jan 31, 2011 1:37 pm
I was feeling a little under the weather so my lovely husband took me to Gladstones. Chills and a slight fever we sat on the patio and the sun felt so nice! The view of the ocean was gorgeous and if it were a sickness that could kill me I would've gladly died on the Gladstones patio. It was such a nice day! I'm a fan of the staff. I did my best not to look sick, but they treated me as if they knew. I got the clam chowder along with some tea. If you like the sun and seafood, this is the place to be. Or even if you want a relaxing afternoon. Gladstones, I wish you were closer to me!
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