Drinks or weekend brunch on patio table overlooking water at Cast & Plow Restaurant

MDR Eats: August Dining News

In this MDR Eats feature, we focus on the latest dining news in Marina del Rey. Tempt your taste buds and scroll below for what’s new and coming up in August. 



Two frozen drinks with ocean in background

NEWLY OPENED: On the Docks Bar

Whiskey Red’s just opened its new outdoor pop-up bar experience: On The Docks! Enjoy delicious food & craft cocktail deals including $3 Street Tacos (choose three types: BBQ Brisket, Pulled Pork, or Shrimp ); $2 Chips & Dips of Salsa & Queso or fun $5 drink specials for a Frosé, Frozen Mojito or other craft cocktails including the Pretty Fly for a Mai Tai and the Rum Away with Me. The exclusive specials at On The Docks will be available on Fridays from 4pm-9pm, Saturdays from 10am-9pm, and Sundays from 10am-8pm.

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Sashimi platter and drink on table facing harbor and boats

Brizo Bar & Restaurant Launches Sushi Menu

From mouthwatering sashimi platters to sushi dinner specials on Wednesdays-Sundays, this waterfront restaurant with two breeze-filled outdoor patios and gorgeous harbor views is where to go for a perfect summer seafood experience. Make reservations in advance and request the outdoor seating-- day or night!

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Makeover at SALT Restaurant & Bar

The iconic Marina del Rey Hotel completed a renovation project that included updates to its onsite restaurant, SALT. Both outdoor and indoor dining and pool areas were fully redesigned plus a complete overhaul of the bar area now open as Del Rey Lounge. The bright and airy coastal vibes are perfect for a date night, girl's night out or casual sunset dinner at a fire pit table. On Wednesday evenings during the summer, enjoy the best views of sail boats cruising by during the Sunset Series regatta.

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Shopping building with harbor and boats in marina

Alfred's Coffee Coming Soon

The coffee shop chain is slated to open sometime soon (we'll announce dates as soon as we get word!) at the Boardwalk Shops located in the heart of Marina del Rey. We're eagerly awaiting whether the Alfred Coffee plus Alfred Tea Room menus will both be served, though we are comforted in knowing you can sit on the steps here with a warm cup of joe and be mesmerized by the harbor views all year long. Stay tuned for details on opening date and more.

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slice of lobster pizza

Sampa's Pizza features Lobster Pizza

Back by popular demand, Chef Marcus Roberto is offering their summer-inspired Lobster Pizza featuringchunks of lobster, champagne sauce, mozzarella cheese and topped with Italian gremolata sauce and arugula. The award-winning pizza cafe also offers pizzas inspired by Brazilian and Italian flavors along with pasta and sandwiches.

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