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The Rockefeller

422 Pier Ave. (Loma Dr.) Send to Phone
Hermosa Beach gastropub offers standard dishes plus a few surprises.
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Lunch Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.

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The Rockefeller Restaurant Review

: When the weather allows, this gastropub’s glass front wall opens completely, creating a breezy, comfortable setting. Aged wood panels line most of the interior walls and exposed light bulbs emit a soft glow. A bar acts as the centerpiece of the space, and a few nooks accommodate diners seeking a quieter experience. While the menu offers gastropub standards, it also slips in a few surprises. Braised pork belly is covered in a tangy barbecue sauce and sweet caramelized apples; alternatively, yellowtail ceviche has a lighter touch, accented by crisp jícama and slightly spicy coconut-lime dressing. A burger with traditional fixings serves its purpose, but the seared duck breast is unexpected, cooked medium rare, and presented on a bed of creamy polenta and topped with a sour cherries sauce. For dessert, we suggest the cinnamon bread pudding. The entirely by-the-glass wine list is brief and its selections globally sourced, and there are over twenty beers, many local, on draft. Also located at 1209 Highland Ave., Manhattan Beach, 310-372-8467.

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Consistently Excellent Food and Fun
by TommyV on Thu May 31, 2012 1:57 pm
I love to go to the Rockefeller for a quick bite. The food is always exceptional compared to most places around, and I can have a burger and salad or a burger and fries or an entree salad... I love their food! So no matter what we feel like, an entree salad to keep it light (I love their Caesar) or ahi tacos (yum!) or a fantastic burger (their salmon burger is unbeatable) and indulge in their fries, we are always more than satisfied! Service and food are consistently excellent. Menu if fantastic... still haven't tried everything yet, but everything I have tried has been amazing. Highly recommended.
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