This is the only place I know in Los Angeles with valet beach parking. Actually its the only kind of parking at this institution located in Pacific Palisades at the end of Sunset Blvd at Pacific Coast Highway.
Gladstone's outdoor patio is a public park, so sit down on the concrete bench, order a beer and munch on the free in-shell peanuts while looking at the waves crash below.
The seafood is expensive, but the tourists keep on coming for the view. You may find some locals here, but usually they're up at the Mac-Mansion in the hills around the pool.