BALEENkitchen main dining area with a view of the marina.


Our Redondo Beach restaurant rated "One of the Top 10 Best Restaurants for Waterside Dining in LA" - ZAGAT.

Nationally renowned for its light mood and serious food, the all-new BALEENkitchen in Redondo Beach brings an eclectic, eccentric fine dining experience to The Portofino Hotel & Marina. Enjoy dining outside on the patio overlooking the marina with dramatic drapery and fire pits. The upstairs bar offers a cosmopolitan-lounge vibe, with fireside sofas and chairs, and a cocktail list using fresh juices, hand selected herbs and premium liquors to create food-friendly drinks that perfectly complement the acclaimed menu.

Or Call: 310-372-1202

Fresh seafood at Baleen Kitchen in Redondo Beach

Hours of Operation

Breakfast Mon-Fri Open for coffee at 6:30am, breakfast from 7:00 am – 11:00 am
Brunch Sat-Sun 7:00 am – 2:30 pm
Lunch Mon-Fri 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
Dinner Daily 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Social Hour Mon-Fri 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Ugly Christmas Sweater Party graphic.

Ugly Christmas Sweater Party

Keep those shoulder pads. Wear that cat in a hat sweater. We're throwing the ultimate Ugly Sweater Party featuring bites from BALEENkitchen, drinks, and music.

Music, Food & Drinks
Saturday, December 22
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Exquisite private dining area at BALEENkitchen in Redondo Beach

Large Party Reservations

Let us be your planning partner.
Thank you for considering BALEENkitchen to be the host for your event! We know you will be satisfied not only with our service and food, but also with our wonderful location along the Marina! All large party reservations are available for groups 15 to 150 people.

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For more information, please email or call 310-798-5864.

The chefs working at BALEENkitchen in Redondo Beach.

Chef’s Table at BALEENkitchen

Up Close & Personal Experiences with our Culinary Team

Chefs Vasili Tavernakis and Paul Dinulescu, invite you to an intimate, VIP discovery of our brand new California Coastal seasonal menus. Tucked inside a alcove overlooking the Portofino Marina, the Chef’s Table is your personal ticket to a private culinary experience with BALEENkitchen. The perfect location for parties of up to 10 people, you and your friends will dine on expertly prepared dishes as you interact with our culinary gurus. Complimentary parking provided for any guests of the Chef’s Table.

Reservation: 310-372-1202
*Reservations must be made 48 hours in advance.