2021 Best Beachside Restaurants in Los Angeles Area

Where to Eat by the Beach in Santa Monica, Malibu & Marina del Rey

Winter, spring, summer or fall. LA's easygoing climate allows for beachside dining all year long. Enjoy ocean views from restaurants in Malibu or Santa Monica, or watch the boats in the harbor in Marina del Rey. Each of these waterfront restaurants has its own personality, ambience and cuisine along with an air of fun-in-the-sun festivity.

For the best eating near the ocean, check out GAYOT's list of the Top Beachside Restaurants in the Los Angeles area, presented in alphabetical order.

> You can also check GAYOT's Beachside Restaurants in Long Beach & South Bay.
 
Back on the Beach Cafe
12/20
No kidding --- this place really is right on the beach. See More
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Beachside Restaurant & Bar
14/20
Dining by the beach on tasty California cuisine. See More

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Cast & Plow
14/20
Enjoy American fare in an elegant dining room at The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey. See More

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Geoffrey's
13/20
Everything tastes better when dining al fresco with views of the Southern California coastline. See More

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Larry's

Gastropub, California, Small Plates
Larry's
13/20
A funky neighborhood spot with gastropub fare and more than two dozen beers on tap. See More
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The Lobster
14/20
A dramatic oceanside setting for seafood, cocktails and stunning sunsets. See More
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Malibu Farm Restaurant & Bar
13/20
California fare complemented by ocean views on the Malibu Pier. See More
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Mastro's Ocean Club
14/20
Seafood and steaks in a prime Malibu location perched over the beach. See More

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Nobu Malibu
14/20
Chef Nobu Matsuhisa's beautiful restaurant right over the waves of the Pacific. See More
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10/

One Pico

American, California, Seafood
One Pico
14/20
Fresh and light cuisine is offered in this highly romantic, oceanside hotel dining room. See More

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Bicyclette Bistro in Los Angeles
PERFECT BISTRO DINNER AT BICYCLETTE

At Bicyclette Bistro in Los Angeles, chef Walter and pastry chef Margarita Manzke present their love for French cuisine and Paris. Read GAYOT's review of Bicyclette Bistro.