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 50-Year History
Memories and Milestones, 1966-2016

Built in 1966, the Admiral Risty Restaurant is a landmark that is treasured by generations of Peninsula and South Bay families.  For fifty years, loyal patrons have chosen The Admiral Risty as their favorite place to celebrate the special occasions in their lives from birthdays to anniversaries, wedding receptions, retirement fetes, graduations, even memorials. MORE


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Summertime Dining At
The Admiral Risty

It's not too late to enjoy the unsurpassed pleasures of summertime dining at The Admiral Risty Restaurant in Rancho Palos Verdes. Whether you fancy a Sunday Brunch overlooking the sparkling Pacific or dinner at sunset when Mother Nature works her magic as the sun dips below the horizon, the crew invites you come and enjoy!

And, now through December 31, as The Risty marks its 50th anniversary with a 50-week celebration, you can register to win a $50 Gift Certificate in their weekly opportunity drawings. Anyone celebrating a 50th birthday or couples celebrating a 50th wedding anniversary will receive free desserts with dinner purchase. Further, the cozy Seaside Lounge is the perfect place to enjoy your favorite wine or cocktail while listening to popular entertainers Tuesday through Sunday nights. And, on your way out don't forget to pick up the free recipe cards, which feature some of the restaurant's Signature fare.

The Sunday Brunch menu showcases delectable breakfast and lunch fare ranging from Belgian Waffles, Eggs Benedict, French Toast with Applewood Smoked Bacon to Omelets, seafood, salads, pastas and sandwiches. A nice variety of children’s fare is available at both Sunday Brunch and dinner.

Seasonal fresh fish, prepared “As You Like It,” Risty's Flank Steak, New Zealand Rack of Lamb, and tender, mouth-watering steaks are perennial dinnertime favorites from the Five Star award-winning menu. House made fresh breads and delectable desserts make it a meal to remember. A Golden Bacchus wine List features more than 250 imported and domestic wines. Full bar service and specialty drinks are offered, too.

Sunday Brunch is served from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Sunday dinner from 4:00 p.m., dinner Monday through Saturday from 5:00 p.m. The Seaside Lounge opens at 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday. For reservations, please call (310) 377-0050 or reserve online at admiralristy.com. The Admiral Risty is located at 31250 Palos Verdes Drive West at Hawthorne Blvd., in Golden Cove Center, Rancho Palos Verdes.

Opening Hours

Lounge Opens @ 4:30pm

Dining Opens @ 5:00pm

Monday – Saturday

Sunday Brunch Opens @ 10:00am to 3:00pm

Sunday Dining Opens @ 4:00pm



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For a special occasion celebration, The Admiral Risty Restaurant is the perfect choice. Enjoy our spectacular ocean view and warm atmosphere, and allow our experienced and competent staff to put you at ease. We offer award-winning food, a large selection of wines and a full service bar.

Located on the Palos Verdes Drive West, part of the scenic drive which encircles the Palos Verdes Peninsula, The Admiral Risty is available Monday through Saturday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm to accommodate 150 guests for sit-down luncheons and 200 guests for cocktails and hors d’oeuvre receptions.

For a memorable wedding reception, anniveRsary party, Bar Mitzvah, installation or group luncheon, LET US PROVIDE CUSTOM MENUS TO MEET YOUR NEEDS.

Contact Tim Roderick at tim@admiralristy.com


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