Manhattan Beach is a city in southwestern Los Angeles County, California, on the Pacific coast south of El Segundo, and north of Hermosa Beach. Manhattan Beach is one of the three Beach Cities, along with Hermosa Beach and Redondo Beach, that make up the South Bay region of Los Angeles County.
Downtown Manhattan Beach is the heart of the city. The area runs along Manhattan Beach Boulevard and the streets perpendicular to the Manhattan Beach Pier and Valley Drive. There are Zagat-rated casual-fine dining restaurants, specialty boutiques, and retailers that create a pedestrian friendly, mixed-use downtown center.