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Chez Mélange

1611 S. Catalina Ave. (Avenue H) Send to Phone
310-540-1222 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Chez Mélange houses three different dining concepts: Sea Change seafood restaurant, Bouzy gastropub and Oyster Bar.

Sea Change: Tues.-Thurs. 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 5:30 p.m.-10 p.m., Sun. 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Bouzy: Mon.-Thurs. 4 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 4 p.m.-11 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Sun. 4 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Oyster Bar: Wed.-Sat. 4:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

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Chez Mélange, Redondo Beach, CA

Chez Mélange Restaurant Review

About the restaurant: In 1982, restaurateur Michael Franks joined forces with chef-partner Robert Bell, invading the laid-back South Bay city of Redondo Beach with an innovative brand of nouvelle cuisine adjoining the nondescript Palos Verdes Inn. Now the restaurant is enjoying smart digs a few miles away, featuring three dining experiences: Sea Change dining room, a more casual gastropub named Bouzy, and the Oyster Bar.

Food & Drinks: As the name would suggest, the menu at Sea Change is fish-forward, but you’ll still find the house-made chicken liver paté alongside oysters, avocado uni toast, kung pao shrimp and daily seafood specials. For dessert, indulge in "almost" flourless chocolate cake or apple galette. The wine lists highlights California and French producers, and there are craft beers on draft as well as cocktails. At convivial Bouzy, named after a village in the Champagne region, folks concentrate on unpretentious burgers and truffle Parmesan fries in a festive space clad in brick and illuminated by Edison lights, or on the gastropub's laid-back patio.
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