Redondo Beach, California 90277
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Why We Like This Place
Bluewater Grill isn’t just a local favorite—it’s also a hotspot for rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions and lots of private parties. The reason for its popularity is obvious to anyone who dines here: It offers a picturesque waterfront location and the kind of food that keeps people coming back again and again.
Sitting right at the edge of King Harbor, the restaurant overlooks the water. Guests seated inside or out on the deck are treated to a fantastic, up-close view of hundreds of colorful boats either passing by or bobbing at their moorings. The ambiance in the main dining room is comfortably casual, with vintage photos of fishermen and their prize catches adorning the walls, teak floors, and polished brass fixtures throughout. But if you’re planning a special celebration, you’ll want to reserve one of their two private dining rooms.
Both versatile rooms offer harbor vistas and can accommodate a wide range of events, from a birthday bash to a business meeting. The intimate Captain’s Cabin is ideal for a rehearsal dinner or small reception. Its unique interior features an abundance of wood in the barrel ceiling and wainscoting, as well as floor-to-ceiling windows that let in lots of natural light along with a harbor view. On cool evenings, a fireplace at one end adds a warm glow. The room works equally well for an informal gathering or a sophisticated soirée.
The Avalon Room upstairs hosts larger groups, and this is where most wedding receptions take place. Wraparound windows and a high, peaked ceiling lend this space an open, airy quality. It’s easy to transform this room into whatever style you have in mind: Go festive with vibrant table settings and balloons floating overhead, or host an elegant sit-down dinner with custom linens and stunning centerpieces. No matter what ambiance you create inside, you’ll always be able to look out onto the harbor scene and, if you’re lucky, a glorious sunset.
The on-site Event Coordinator will help you plan your celebration from start to finish. And although this eatery specializes in fresh, sustainable fish, their banquet menus offer a wide range of dishes that will satisfy everyone in your group.
Bluewater Grill is within walking distance of many Redondo Beach hotels and beaches, making it convenient not just for events but for a great lunch or dinner out while you and your guests are staying in town. Drop by, relax with an exotic martini, and enjoy a quintessential beach city experience at one of the area’s best loved restaurants.
- Max. Seated Indoors: 100
- Max. Seated Outdoors: 0
- Max. Seated Indoors: 120
- Max. Seated Outdoors: 0
- Max. Standing/Cocktails Indoors: 150
- Max. Standing/Cocktails Outdoors: 0
- Max. Seated: 100
CEREMONY & MEETING CAPACITY: The restaurant can accommodate 100 seated guests.
EVENT/RECEPTION CAPACITY: The Captain’s Cabin holds 60–70 seated or 80 standing guests, and the Avalon Room holds 100–120 seated or 150 standing.
Cost: Prices, Deposits, Etc.
A $2,000 deposit is required to reserve your date. A portion of the anticipated total is due 90 days prior to the event and the balance is due at the end of the event. There are no separate rental fees, but food & beverage minimums may apply. Meals start at $30/person for luncheon and range $45–55/person for dinner. Tax, alcohol and a 20% service charge are additional.
Special Events, Parties
Kitchen Facilities: n/a
Tables & Chairs: provided
Linens, Silver, etc.: provided
Restrooms: wheelchair accessible
Dance Floor: portable provided
Bride’s Dressing Area: no
AV/Meeting Equipment: some provided
Parking: large lot, valet required
Accommodations: no guest rooms
Outdoor Night Lighting: yes
Outdoor Cooking Facilities: none
View: ocean, marina, coastline
Other: wedding coordinator
Venue TypeBanquet Hall/Events Facility
Smoking: outdoors only
Music: amplified OK indoors
Wheelchair Access: yes
Insurance: not required
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