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Elegant California cuisine and spectacular views from the patio at this relaxing resort restaurant.
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Dining room at mar'sel, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

mar'sel Restaurant Review

: Mar'sel, the fine dining restaurant of the Terranea Resort in Palos Verdes, features an interior decorated in warm brown tones with vaulted ceilings and a large fireplace, as well as a bar area. We recommend sitting outside on the patio to take in the amazing views of the Pacific Ocean. Chef de cuisine Rebecca Merhej has created a menu of California cuisine that often sources fresh and seasonal local ingredients, including some herbs and produce grown on the hotel grounds. Start with the grilled octopus with chorizo, fried potatoes, piquillo peppers and salsa verde or homemade ricotta tortellini with charred cauliflower and wild arugula. Entrées might take inspiration from the sea, as in the branzino with roasted butternut squash purée with Bloomsdale spinach, pomegranate and brown butter, or consider the Brandt Farms Prime hanger steak with roasted Brussels sprouts, pancetta, Fuji apple, crispy potato cake and horseradish cream. For dessert, indulge in the caramel pudding sprinkled with fleur de sel or the baked apple crumble with fall apples, hazelnut gelato and whipped sweet cream. The well-rounded, comprehensive wine list is overseen by sommelier Katie Dinovo. Signature cocktails include the mar'sel-tini made with Belvedere vodka, blue curaçao and fresh citrus, rimmed with pink sea salt. Service is nice and professional.

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