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Love & Salt is a story that begins with Cafe Pierre, a restaurant birthed by Guy Gabriele in 1977 to bring a taste of France to Los Angeles’ South Bay. While Cafe Pierre was a beloved part of the community for nearly 37 years, in 2014, Guy and his daughter Sylvie Gabriele, now the owner of Love & Salt, closed the restaurant to bring new life to the iconic space.

Love & Salt is a philosophy: that food needs only two ingredients to be great. It’s a sensibility that informs the feeling in the restaurant and the dishes on the menu — Italian-inspired with Southern California soul. An approachable wine list and classic cocktail program similarly reflect the vibrant SoCal setting of the restaurant, located just steps from the Manhattan Beach pier. 


View Love & Salt LA at 317 Manhattan Beach Boulevard,
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 on Google Maps

Call Love & Salt LA by phone at 310-545-5252

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Monday-Thursday 5:00pm-10:00pm

Friday-Sunday 4:30pm-10:00pm

Delivery & Take Out: 

Monday-Thursday 5:00pm-9:00pm

Friday-Sunday 4:30pm-9:00pm

Public parking in lot to rear of restaurant, throughout downtown and all along the streets.

Corkage fee is $30 per 750ml bottle. With a maximum of 2 bottles. We politely decline bottles that are on our current wine list.

Off Premise Dessert Fee $5. per person

Private Dining at Love & Salt

Private Dining at Love & Salt is a fun way to host a group and give your guests a special experience. Our wine cellar is the perfect room for a private gathering up to 20 guests. We offer family-style service with menus that pair well with our extensive wine list and craft cocktails. To inquire click on the links below for information.

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Love & Salt Limoncello

  a bottle and a glass of orange juice


Love & Salt's housemade limoncello following Sylvie's great aunt, Tata Olga's 100 year old family recipe. From our home to yours.

11oz. $45.

 21yr+ to purchase. Valid photo ID must be presented at pick up.


We create custom menus tailored to your event



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