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Killer Shrimp will return!

After a very long hiatus a new Killer Shrimp restaurant and bar will be located at the old Organic Panificio site at 4211 Admiralty Way in Marina Del Rey, not far from their old location on Washington Blvd. Their grand opening is set for August 19. Shrimp lovers everywhere rejoice.

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The Organic Panificio Cafe and Restaurant
4211 Admiralty Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

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  1. i guess i should not have discarded my "fat" jeans. . . .

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      1. re: DrBruin

        I hope they'll still have their sweet potato-pecan pie.

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        Killer Shrimp
        4211 Admiralty Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

        1. re: bulavinaka

          THANK YOU!!!
          makes me feel much better.

        2. re: westsidegal

          hahaha. :)

          oh, wg, btw, thanks for the countless plugs on cafe del rey, it is very expensive, went for brunch but it was good, nice crab cake benedict, though the desserts, carrot cake and flan were ok at best.

          i guess i'll have to break out the fat jeans too, sadly.

          1. re: kevin

            "i guess i'll have to break out the fat jeans too, sadly."

            My problem is the outbreak of the fat genes...

            1. re: Servorg

              my bad,

              i got both of those, genes and jeans, that reminds me of a stupid joke, but alas i can't post that here.

            2. re: kevin

              the reason the cafe del rey desserts were forgettable is that their fantastic pastry chef, carlos, left them and is now living/baking in las vegas.
              truly, this change would be enough to drive me to prozac if i had the power to prescribe it to myself.

              dunno the name of the person who has taken carlos' place, but i hope they leave soon. meanwhile, i'm no longer popping in there after dinner just to get carlos' version of black forest cake to top off the evening.. . . .

          2. Missed it the first time around! Looking forward to trying it soon!

            1. Thats great and that they reopen on my bday is even better!

              1. Just to be clear, that is the GIANT restaurant at the corner of Palawan and Admiralty?... Across from the remodeled Jamaica Bay Inn?... And "kitty corner-ish" from the Marina Beach Marriot?...

                I am not questioning your facts, but the old location on Washington had to be, like, 2000 sq. feet max if you give them credit for the outdoor seating, Organic Panificio's building is like a 10,000 square foot location. If we all recall, it was an ambitious but ill-managed place called the Waterfront before that had a whole live music component as well. This place is huge.

                I mean, I'm not complaining, I LOVE Killer Shrimp. But are there more details on how they are going to take a quick/fast/casual service restaurant and put it in that venue? It's not like they are called "Killer Seafood," they are just Killer Shrimp. As awsome as shrimp may be, how can they fill that place? The parking lot alone must cost $5,000 a month in rent. Joe's Stone Crab can do it but is the legend of Killer Shrimp really that powerful?

                I hope it is.

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                The Organic Panificio Cafe and Restaurant
                4211 Admiralty Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

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                1. re: ellaystingray

                  Organico had 3 restaurants, all clustered together. Going from north to south, one had been the Harbor House restaurant, which is the largest space (and I doubt that is the one). The one I figure that Killer Shrimp would go into would be the old Edie's diner space and then there is what was the Mexican food restaurant that isn't as big as the Harbor House restaurant space, but is larger than the diner space.

                  1. re: Servorg

                    >>Organico had 3 restaurants, all clustered together.<<

                    >>The one I figure that Killer Shrimp would go into would be the old Edie's diner space...<<

                    That's what I hope they're thinking...

                    1. re: bulavinaka

                      For what it's worth, the small, placard signage with the Killer Shrimp logo is "plastered" on the front doors of the large (Harbor House) space, not the smaller (Edie's) space. I also have seen an easel insider the larger space with a bigger version of the placards. However, I also wonder how they intend to fill that vast a place. Catch your own shrimp tanks to insure freshness?

                  2. re: ellaystingray

                    >>Just to be clear, that is the GIANT restaurant at the corner of Palawan and Admiralty?...<<

                    >>Organic Panificio's building is like a 10,000 square foot location. If we all recall, it was an ambitious but ill-managed place called the Waterfront before that had a whole live music component as well. This place is huge.<<

                    >>...how can they fill that place? The parking lot alone must cost $5,000 a month in rent.<<

                    Was thinking the same thing...

                    1. re: bulavinaka

                      I just assumed it was the Edie's diner location also.

                      1. re: wienermobile

                        I remember going to Castagnola's Lobster house when I was a kid - that space is hee-yuge. Don't know what the chances are of renting out that larger portion of this structure to a restaurant concern, but how many current day restaurant concepts would work in that large of a space?

                  3. This is Killer Shrimp's new sign that was just approved by the county. The board voted 4-0 in favor of the designs for a two-sided, pole-mounted sign on Admiralty Way near the intersection of Palawan Way and a roof sign for Killer Shrimp. So maybe it is the larger location?