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The Warehouse

Marina del Rey, CA
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4499 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, CA
Opened in 1969
Mon-Thu 11:30am-10pm
Fri 11:30am-11pm
Sun 10am-10pm
All ages
(310) 823-5451

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The Warehouse

7.2

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by 35 people

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10

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Everyone You
Decor 8.7
Drink Quality 6.3
Drink Selection 5.6
Food Quality 8.6
Food Selection 8.1
Mood 7.5
Music 6.6
Service 8
Tikiness 5.1
Tilt 7.4
Vibe 7.4

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Humuhumu’s description

The Warehouse was opened in 1969 by Burt Hixon, of Beachbum Burt's
history
Beachbum Burt's
Redondo Beach, CA
Bar & Restaurant
9
in Redondo Beach. In recent years the restaurant has been owned by Lee and Martha Spencer; Lee Spencer passed away in October 2016. The elaborate decor is much more nautical rather than true "tiki", but with a strong Polynesian lean. The building is designed to look like an old wharf building, surrounded with mature palm trees and a wooden walkway entrance over a lagoon with live turtles. Inside, the main dining room has several tables inside large shipping crates, and a second level mezzanine with small tables rings the room. In recent years, the bar has been rechristened a "tiki bar" though the tiki is minimal and the decoration is more nautical flotsam and jetsam and shipping crates. The Warehouse is most well-known for their souvenir signature barrel mug, still available today. The food menu is very traditional upscale steak and seafood fare. A small number of tropical drinks are available.

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MeleIpo
MeleIpo has visited The Warehouse.
November 30, 2019, 8:29 PM
I have eaten twice here and the food was wonderful. Shrimp cocktail, clam chowder, caesar salad & seafood ravioli. The drinks were very good. I love the decor and sitting by the marina was just beautiful. I loved the old style elevator as well. They have a dance area in the bar which is great. A live band played as well as a DJ. Wonderful all around dining and tiki vibe.
ackahuna
ackahuna has visited The Warehouse.
May 15, 2019, 5:49 PM
I'm a sucker for old-school restaurants and I thoroughly enjoyed my lunch here. Crab stuffed salmon was delicious. Had to get the Rum Barrel and it was pretty average. Didn't bother with the other drinks.
The decor is decidedly nautical but there were a few tiki masks around, a neon sign that said "Tiki Bar" and they did play 100% Hawaiian music the whole time. Overall it's like walking into a movie set and really does a great job of having lots to see in the nooks and crannies.
Great service too.
The booths in the shipping crates looked fun and I can only imagine what it looks like at night. Will probably go back to see that but I wish the tiki drink selection was better.
Tiki Grabowski
Tiki Grabowski has visited The Warehouse.
September 27, 2017, 2:25 PM
Checked it out today, Sep 27th as I had to stay down in the area after work. Super cool decor and the view of the marina on the back deck is awesome. If you get the rum barrel, you get to keep the mug. It's not tiki but it's got their name on it which is cool. Had the lunch special on this visit. Would definitely return to try more of their menu. It's worth checking out
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