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The Latest Food and Drink Buzz in MDR

Hungry for the latest scoop on Marina del Rey’s culinary scene? Look no further! Marina del Rey is buzzing with the freshest food and drink news, just waiting to be savored. From new restaurant openings to egg-citing Easter brunch spots, there’s never been a better time to explore this culinary hotspot. Scroll below for a deep dive on where to find delightful meals and drinks in Marina del Rey. Let’s embark on a gastronomic adventure by the sea!

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GRAND OPENING: Starbird Chicken

Exciting news, chicken lovers! Starbird Chicken has landed at the Villa Marina Marketplace shopping center, on 13161 Mindanao Way. Their feel-good crispy chicken is antibiotic-free, always fresh, and never frozen. Using top-notch ingredients, Starbird hand-breads its chicken in a secret blend of gluten-free flours and spices, perfectly paired with nine house-made dipping sauces. The new fast casual restaurant serves salads, sandwiches, nuggets, and tenders. Swing by Monday – Saturday from 10:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. and Sunday from 10:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. Click button for more information.

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Beachside Restaurant

Ready to hop into Easter festivities? Indulge in a prix fixe menu priced at $65 per person or opt for an a la carte experience. Catch the Easter Bunny for photos from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 31st, with serving times from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Click button below for more info!

But wait, there's more! Every Tuesday at 4:30 p.m., Jamaica Bay Inn throws a Corporate Soiree at Beachside. Enjoy complimentary beer, wine, and snacks while mingling for some quality networking. Don't miss this chance to connect—click here for the scoop!

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Hornblower dining cruises in Marina del Rey

City Cruises

Get ready for an unforgettable Easter bash in Marina del Rey aboard brunch and dinner cruises with City Cruises! Feast on mouthwatering dishes while soaking up stunning views of the marina and coastline. Cruises last 2 or 2.5 hours, filled with either a plated dinner or a brunch buffet, lively tunes, and access to the open-air top deck for panoramic vistas. Plus, fear not, thirsty sailors—there's a full bar on board! Click button for all the juicy details!

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MDR restaurant Dear Jane's windows looking out to harbor and boats

Dear Jane's

Set sail for an egg-ceptional Easter Brunch at Dear Jane's, right by the shimmering marina waters this Sunday, March 31! Plunge into our exclusive tasting menu, where you'll find your brunch favorites alongside the special lamb shank hash to mark the occasion. Prices begin at a mere $59 per person.

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Sinder Lounge at the Marina del Rey Marriott


Score big at Sinder from March 28 to April 8 with March Madness madness! Snag specials like a $20 house pastrami burger and $12 wings. And hey, don't forget to sip on $8 draft beers or house wine while you cheer on your team!

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Aerial view of restaurant tables, chairs and umbrellas facing boats in harbor

SALT Restaurant and Bar

Get ready to hop into an egg-citing Easter celebration at Marina del Rey Hotel! Swing by on Sunday, March 31, between 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. to savor a special menu alongside the hotel's brunch classics. Dive into treats from Easter baskets and maybe even get your face painted for some extra fun. Click now for all the deets!

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Wine Tasting Experience at SALT

Mix and mingle with the masterminds behind Justin Wines as you indulge in their Paso Robles picks, expertly matched with Chef Garee Battad's creations. Enjoy a seated dinner as the winemakers spill the beans on what makes their top-notch selections oh-so special!

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The Tavern at Tony P's

Tony P's Dockside Grill

Catch all the March Madness action while savoring classic American cuisine at Tony P's Dockside Grill and watching on more than 20 large flat screen TVs. The Tavern features 100 beers from all over the world--more than enough to accompany your game day feast. Cheer on your team with mouthwatering burgers, wings, and more. It's a slam dunk of flavor and fun at Tony P's!

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