This Four-Stop Date Night in Manhattan Beach Is Sure to Impress

Written By: Taylor Gorski Manhattan Beach Date Ideas

Valentine’s Day: you either love it or hate it. If you’re coupled up this year, celebrate the day of love with an eventful (but chill) evening in Manhattan Beach. Lucky for us Californians, winter date nights can still take place outside with views of the ocean, festive cocktails and outdoor strolls—just don’t forget a light jacket! All four stops on this epic date night are within walking distance from one another. With just steps to the next destination, your sweetie will be swooning. Trust us, it’s a Valentine’s sure to impress. 

 

1 | Drinks at Rock’N Fish Manhattan Beach Date Ideas

First stop: Apps on the beach

Rock’N Fish is currently open for pickup and delivery. Order a few appetizers, like the oak-grilled artichoke appetizer and popcorn shrimp, and head to the beach for a little picnic. Time it just right to catch the sunset! Don’t forget to pack a bag with a cozy blanket.

Rock’N Fish 
120 Manhattan Beach Blvd
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
310.379.9900

 

2 | Walk Down the Pier

Second stop: Ocean walk 

Either before or after your beach picnic, take a walk down the pier and watch the winter waves crash on the shore. The boardwalk also boasts beautiful views of the big blue. And just steps away from the Manhattan Beach Pier is your next stop: The Strand House.

3 | Dinner from The Strand House Manhattan Beach Date Ideas

Third stop: A romantic dinner 

While The Strand House in Manhattan Beach is known for stunning views of the ocean, they’re catering to you this year and serving a romantic take-home Valentine’s dinner that’s one to remember. Ranging from $150 to $250 per couple, the menu boasts premium caviar, Maine lobster, a chocolate raspberry tart and so much more. A candle is included to make it even lovelier, and add-on wine options are also available. Take your dinner home, or continue the night and bring this meal to your next destination. 

The Strand House
117 Manhattan Beach Blvd
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
310.545.7470

 

4 | Stay at Shade

Fourth stop: Stay the night in MB 

Extend your date night with a stay at the Shade Hotel in Manhattan Beach. With the Fall in Love package for couples, it’ll be a romantic night to remember. You’ll be welcomed to your room with rose petals sprinkled throughout the room, complimentary sparkling wine, chocolate-covered strawberries, cake-pop turndown service and a surprise “Keep it Interesting” item. Spa tubs, ocean air and comfortable king-size beds are just a few of the perks to look forward to. 

Shade Hotel MB 
1221 N Valley Dr
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
310.546.4995

Join our mailing list.Be the first to know about the best eats, shops, sights and escapes of Southern California.