A foodie’s paradise – the culinary options in the South Bay are seemingly endless. Offering a vast array of unique international food options and experiences, it’s a true epicurean adventure in flavor. From incredibly fresh Farmer’s Markets to the most elegant fine dining experiences – there’s always something new to taste.

plate of shrimp at Captain Kidd's Fish Market

Captain Kidd’s Fish Market

A staple in the community since 1976, Captain Kidd offers incredibly fresh seafood, ocean views and is pet friendly. A short five-minute walk from the hotel.

4 people cheering with beers

King Harbor Brewing Co.

One of the top breweries in Southern California that specializes in brewing beers with fantastic flavor.

egg benedict

Manhattan Beach Post Restaurant

James Beard nominated restaurant and Chef David LeFevre. Crafting unforgettable culinary experiences through adventurous and soulful cuisine.

Kirari West Bake Shop

Kirari West Bake Shop

Gluten free bake shop with variety of sandwiches, breads, and pastries that don’t taste like they are gluten-free. 15 minute walk from the hotel.

Jus Poke bowl

Jus Poke

An authentic Hawaiian poke spot serving the freshest fish and ohana recipes. 15 minute walk from the hotel.

burger with fries and egg

The Standing Room

“Hole in the wall” spot in back of a liquor store where you’ll discover gourmet hot sandwiches grilled to order with a Korean influence. 10 minute walk from the hotel.

9 Doughnuts on a table

Sidecar Doughnuts

LA is the donut capital of the world, why not try arguably the best gourmet donuts at one of their limited locations in So Cal. Recently recognized as California’s best doughnut shop by Food & Wine Magazine. Six miles from the hotel.

Torrance Farmers Market

Torrance Farmer’s Market

Seasonal top quality produce/fruits/nuts brought in by over 50 California farms, including a variety of delicious food vendors like El Salvadorian Pupusas, state fair kettle corn, Thai food, Malasada Hawaiian donuts just to name a few…

bartender pouring cocktail at Purple Orchid bar

Purple Orchid

LGBTQ friendly tiki bar with great tropical cocktails without the LA price tag. Three miles from the hotel.

Rocco's WeHo

Rocco’s WeHo

Video Bar in famous West Hollywood with casual dining and dancing all night.

bartender poring 5 shots

Artesia Bar

South Bay’s only gay bar, think Cheers meets Dirty Dancing where anyone can have their Jennifer Gray moment.

3 people holding cocktails

The Chapel at The Abbey

Adjacent to WeHo’s famous The Abbey, The Chapel is where you can see and be seen with just a touch of attitude sans bachelorette parties.

Ride the Strand

Nicknamed “The Strand” bike path, the Marvin Braude Bike Trail is one of California’s most beloved bike trails, and it’s steps from your room.

Ride the Strand

Nicknamed “The Strand” bike path, the Marvin Braude Bike Trail is one of California’s most beloved bike trails, and it’s steps from your room.


Breakfast by the Beach

It’s the most important meal of the day. Enjoy a delicious breakfast while lounging in bed, on your private balcony or in BALEENkitchen..


Gift Cards Now Available

Give the gift of adventure, relaxation and marina-front dining in the South Bay. Gift cards for The Portofino Hotel & Marina and BALEENkitchen are now available for purchase.