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2019 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.

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GAYOT's Beachside Restaurants in Long Beach & South Bay

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