Classic American Cuisine at Kincaid’s – Redondo Beach
The ocean views are sensational on the outdoor patio or from any seat in the restaurant or bar. They offer fine dining in rooms of rich wood, attractive table settings and comfortable seats. The ambiance is casual and relaxed, and the location is an anchor for the Redondo Beach Pier, making Kincaid’s a major attraction for tourists and locals alike.
Some amazing beach art adorns the walls of this restaurant including a painting of Hotel Redondo; the former showplace of the South Bay built in 1890 and closed in 1925. The hotel was referred to as ‘the castle’ and it is said that prohibition may have caused its decline and closure.
If your are hungry – it’s all here, salmon, steak, short ribs, scallops, seafood etouffee, chicken, pasta and more. Soups include classic favorites of salmon or lobster bisque, French onion soup and New England clam chowder. See the collection of outstanding salads to choose from, and this restaurant also offers gluten sensitive menu items. Around the world ‘wine by the glass’ or the bottle include a list of international favorites as well as a bevy of fine wine selections from California vintners.
Executive Chef Bert S. Agor, Jr., the innovative and passionate young chef at Kincaid’s in Redondo Beach, runs one fast moving and fantastic kitchen. An army of talented chefs, servers and managers keep people and food moving with style at this classic “fish, Chop and Steak House”. Their menu honors tradition, but with a chic original flair, which is clearly demonstrated in their oven roasted oyster Rockefeller, and crab ceviche.
Happy Hour in this trendy beach eatery is from 3:00-6:30 and 9:00 until closing daily, and could easily serve as a light meal. Some favorite items on the happy hour menu include jumbo prawn cocktail, oven roasted oysters Rockefeller with herb bread crumbs, spinach and bacon, clams on the half shell in white wine sauce and more. The signature strawberry crush cocktail, lavender cosmo, and pomegranate margarita are big favorites, but Kincaid’s drink menu offers an amazing variety of original recipes and traditional favorites. The mixologists’ will make a drink to order for you, be it a retro concoction or‘flash from the past’ nostalgia cocktail. They are Merlin’s at creating magical muddled drinks with fresh fruits and herbs that look as good as they taste.
by Bonnie Carroll
500 Fisherman’s Wharf
Redondo Beach, CA