the Hook & Plow - Redondo Beach

4.6
324 reviews
$31 to $50
Californian
Farm to table is a movement around sourcing locally produced food and delivering the freshest product to the consumer. At the Hook & Plow, we truly believe food that comes directly from the source will yield a more fresh and more tasty product. Our menu is focused around all the wonderful delights that California has to offer, including lots of fresh seafood and seasonal farm fare. We will strive to be as sustainable, organic, and healthy as possible, while staying true to our California roots.
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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PatriciaM
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My BF and I are both on restrictive diets and they accommodated our changes- no problem. Service was excellent. Food all shared and was delicious. We had the poke appetizer, the pear burrata salad and the Chilean sea bass which the subbed out the potatoes for Brussels sprouts. Delish.

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vipMike
New England
5 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The outdoor dining was wonderful, and the food and service were great! My Mom lives in South Bay and stated “I really enjoyed this! I’m glad we found it!!!”

CA
CAH1
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Great customer service. My friends were happy with their dishes but I wasn’t. And I am not a picky eater. And I tasted my friends’ dishes and they were great. I had the shrimp and grits. There was a layer of orange grease from the sausage and the shrimp was overcooked. Also the eggs were drastically over cooked. They were more like hard boiled eggs than sunny side up. Will never order it again…IF I ever eat there again.

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BeeTee
Los Angeles
15 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff was awesome and friendly. The setting was perfect, eating outside.
The food is outstanding! The brick chicken, crab cake, clam chowder and the ceviche was some of the best we have tasted.
Love this place.

JW
vipJaniceW
Los Angeles
46 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food4service5ambience5

Once we were seated, one-half hour after our reservation, service was great and food very good. Our server was really pleasant and efficient. Seems Hook & Plow may be overbooking or just short of staff.

Ambience outside was lovely. We will return.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall1food5service1ambience1

I had an outside reservation and they sat me inside and said there was 10 people waiting ahead of me for outdoor seating even though I had a specific reservation for outdoor seating. Why even have the option to book indoor or outdoor if when you get there you don’t even get what you want? Very upsetting and not what I reserved.

JB
JudyB
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really enjoyed our date, the server was awesome and the food was fantastic. I ordered the Tiger Shrimp Fettuccine

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vipDkmdinner
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on 6 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great experience ! Loved our waitress and food was tasty!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined on 6 June 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience3

Customer service was A1

EM
ElenaM
1 review
Dined on 5 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food and service were both great! Oysters on the half shell were some of the best we’ve ever had. Salmon poke was delish. Entree was the scallops and clams; scallops were amazing but the clams were just alright. Accompanying bread was a little too grilled (blackened) for me. Wine recommendation by the server was spot-on. Would definitely recommend going!

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TamiTE
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on 3 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time out since Covid! Celebrated with 2 friends I hadn’t seen the whole pandemic! Everything was top notch!

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vipFoodie
Los Angeles
34 reviews
Dined on 31 May 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience4

Slow service and error in order.

LT
vipLuisT
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined on 30 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was outstanding! The service was top notch we will definitely come back for dinner. I highly recommend this place a must try!

LR
LaurenR
Los Angeles
12 reviews
Dined on 30 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Consistently delicious every time we go and service is always amazing. Friendly and attentive waitstaff always.

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vipLuv2dine
Los Angeles
37 reviews
Dined on 29 May 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Good food and really nice outdoor area. Service was exceptional. Thank you to Marlene!

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vipMS220
Los Angeles
12 reviews
Dined on 29 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Angelina was a superb server!

MV
MarcoV
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on 29 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great ambience, great service and pet friendly. Also, can’t forget about the food. Had a branzino, it was delicious and perfectly cook.

BM
BriannaM
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on 28 May 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

excellent food, great ambiance, dog friendly, and nice staff. drinks were also amazing.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Indiana
3 reviews
Dined on 23 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We got the seafood combination platter. It was outstanding!!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Baja California
1 review
Dined on 23 May 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Loved the ambiance so cute and outside seating was perfect for me :) but we did wait a long time for our food that was alright also the waitress came just to take our order and never saw her again we had to ask for water, the check, and to pay with someone else.

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vipBedros
Los Angeles
33 reviews
Dined on 23 May 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

We had reserved a table for 6 outdoors. They gave us a table for 4 with 2 additional chairs. They would not add another table for 2 to the table to make it comfortable. They suggested indoors. We opted for it. The table behind us consisted of 6 obnoxiously loud females... we could hardly hear each other

The food is great. Manager could have done better

OT
OpenTable Diner
2 reviews
Dined on 22 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Great server

B
Bxtreme
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on 22 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and excellent service

OT
OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on 22 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The only critique I have is that the speakers on the indoor patio are a tad loud for dining, it seemed more appropriate for a bar. The hostess was very polite and gracious to move us to an outside table where it was much easier to have a conversation. Other than that, our server was excellent as was the food. Would definitely come back.

CW
CatherineW
Indiana
1 review
Dined on 17 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time at this new location and we couldn’t have been more impressed! The clam bake special of the evening was off the charts. Delicious!

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sherilove18
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on 16 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Yummy food and great service!

EG
EllenG
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on 15 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was wonderful and Paula, our waitress, was very good. Thanks. the 4 of us support keeping the tables as is and not giving "back the street" to the city.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on 14 May 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience2

The steak sandwich was barely cooked when I asked for medium rare. It was stacked with three half pieces of grilled bread... not easy to eat. Meat was tough aside from being undercooked, not much taste. Husband had the sea bass which he said was good. Kale salad was good as a shared starter. Drinks and service deluged well, very noisy, the Riviera is hopping right now with reduced Covid restrictions. Allow time to find parking on a weekend.

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drank
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 9 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I honestly love coming to this place. I think that there is a combination of environment and food quality that is unmatched. My absolute favorite is the Jalapeno Margarita and the brick chicken. I do not even like chicken but I fell in love with theirs after sharing a place with a friend. Hook and Plow is worth going out of my way for.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Sacramento
1 review
Dined on 9 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mothers day brunch menu excellent!

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Ellen
7 reviews
Dined on 9 May 2021
Overall3food2service2ambience4

Went for Mother's day and birthday - disappointed the server never even acknowledged either. There was nothing special offered either. Food was good but service was impersonal

DH
DianaH
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 9 May 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Was a wonderful experience. Only disappointment is that we were celebrating a birthday which we said numerous time and there was no offer to bring out a dessert which most places do. But it really was an amazing experience otherwise.

MM
MonicaM
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 9 May 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Good food, great service, great ambiance.

Everyone working was extremely helpful and patient and our table was ready right at the time I reserved, no waiting at all.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on 9 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful Mother’s Day brunch complete with a starter cheese plate and burrito and breakfast sandwiches.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on 8 May 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience4

The service was not great and pretty slow. The drinks were misleading as they are not actual cocktails since they don’t have a liquor license. The food did taste good once we actually got it!

SB
ShirleyB
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on 8 May 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Nice little restaurant for brunch. Limited brunch menu options but everything tasted good.

SA
vipSueA
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined on 8 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is fantastic and very tasty. I love getting different things each time. I've never eaten at the Redondo location before and it was terrific. Love the ambiance.

NR
NataliaRose
Los Angeles
13 reviews
Dined on 8 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great brunch spot nice staff, love the wine cocktails and the pork belly Benedict was out of this world!

M
vipMorewineplease
Los Angeles
154 reviews
Dined on 3 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had only been once before shortly after they opened and didn't know what to expect. The menu was expanded, the staff had the COVID protocols down. The food was great. Thanks.

J
vipJessika72
Los Angeles
28 reviews
Dined on 3 May 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience4

Arrived for reservation and no one acknowledged me, they were not busy, but we arguing amongst themselves.

Got seated and ordered sliders, fries and a class of wine...
Waitress brought the wine, then the fries. Then came and took my menus. She did not sanitize them, and just put them on the stack with the rest. She did the same to the table near me (there were 4-5 tables filled) and they commented the same as I thought “I guess they don’t want us to order anything else”

Sliders came and were actually raw on the middle and bottom. Like they were never flipped. It was disgusting. I sent them back. After showing a male server who said it was incorrect and apologized. I told him well done (to be on the safest side). They took 15 mins to bring them back... wine was empty and fries were gone. No one asked if I wanted more wine.

I ate one slider which had more blue cheese on it than burger and I like blue cheese but this was intense. Second one was under cooked. I left it.

I paid and left. Would not recommend.

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You can order delivery directly from the Hook & Plow - Redondo Beach using the Order Online button. the Hook & Plow - Redondo Beach also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (424) 247-8272.

the Hook & Plow - Redondo Beach is rated 4.6 stars by 324 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.