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

Change up your date night this week with an eventful (but chill) evening in Manhattan Beach. Lucky for us Californians, date nights can take place outside with views of the ocean, festive cocktails and outdoor strolls—just don’t forget a light jacket! All five stops on this epic date night are walking distance from one another; with just steps to the next destination, your sweetie will be swooning. Trust us, it’s a night that’s sure to impress. Manhattan Beach Date Ideas


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


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 

With stunning views of the ocean, The Strand House in Manhattan Beach is a perfect spot for date-night dinner. Cuddle up and order the TSH Hot Buttered Rum cocktail (made with housemade buttered rum batter, Myer’s dark rum, housemade whipped cream and a sprinkle of nutmeg) to warm up on the cool SoCal evening. Enjoy delicious dishes like branzino, grilled Spanish octopus and wild mushroom tagliatelle. 

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


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

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Taylor is a graduate from the University of Southern California with a degree in journalism. She is our Los Angeles and Orange County editor. You can find her dining at a new restaurant, in the ocean or planning her next adventure. Say hello!


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