Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica)
The Library Alehouse is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

1. The Library Alehouse

8.4
2911 Main St (btwn Kinney St & Ashland Ave), Santa Monica, CA
Gastropub · Ocean Park · 137 tips and reviews
Ye Olde King's Head is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

2. Ye Olde King's Head

7.9
116 Santa Monica Blvd (btwn Ocean Ave. & 2nd St.), Santa Monica, CA
Pub · Downtown Santa Monica · 137 tips and reviews
Liquid Kitty is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

3. Liquid Kitty

11780 W Pico Blvd (Granville), Los Angeles, CA
Lounge · West Los Angeles · 43 tips and reviews
Bigfoot Lodge West is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

4. Bigfoot Lodge West

8.2
10939 Venice Blvd (at Greenfield Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Whisky Bar · Palms · 98 tips and reviews
Sonny McLean's is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

5. Sonny McLean's

7.3
2615 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA
Irish Pub · 47 tips and reviews
Hotel Shangri La Rooftop Bar is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

6. Hotel Shangri La Rooftop Bar

7.3
1301 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA
Rooftop Bar · Downtown Santa Monica · 61 tips and reviews
Oldfield's Liquor Room is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

7. Oldfield's Liquor Room

8.7
10899 Venice Blvd (at Kelton St.), Los Angeles, CA
Cocktail Bar · Palms · 53 tips and reviews
Solidarity is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

8. Solidarity

8.4
1414 Lincoln Blvd (at Santa Monica Blvd), Santa Monica, CA
Polish Restaurant · 26 tips and reviews
Cabo Cantina is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

9. Cabo Cantina

6.9
1240 3rd Street Promenade (Wilshire), Santa Monica, CA
Mexican Restaurant · Downtown Santa Monica · 89 tips and reviews
Monsoon Cafe is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

10. Monsoon Cafe

1212 3rd Street Promenade (Wilshire), Santa Monica, CA
Japanese Restaurant · Downtown Santa Monica · 56 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: This sushi spot’s happy hour is two fold, first 4-7pm, then late night from 9-10pm Mon-Thurs & 10-11pm Fri & Sat. You can grab cheap small plates, sushi rolls, sake, wine, and cocktails. Read more.

Yankee Doodle's is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

11. Yankee Doodle's

1410 3rd Street Promenade (at Santa Monica Blvd.), Santa Monica, CA
Sports Bar · Downtown Santa Monica · 58 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: This spot has half priced domestic draft pints, selected appetizers, and half priced pool during happy hour, Mon – Fri from 4:30-7pm. There’s also a late night happy hour on Sun-Thurs from 10pm-Close. Read more.

Areal Restaurant is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

12. Areal Restaurant

2820 Main St (At Ashland), Santa Monica, CA
American Restaurant · Ocean Park · 77 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: The popular outside patio on Main Street offers a 5:30-7pm happy hour from Mon-Fri with $5 apple martinis and $3 kamikaze shooters. Plus they offer chicken tacos, and onion rings for $3 or under. Read more.

O'Brien's Irish Pub & Restaurant is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

13. O'Brien's Irish Pub & Restaurant

2941 Main St, Santa Monica, CA
Irish Pub · Ocean Park · 43 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: This spot has all day happy hour from noon-7pm every day of the week. There are plenty of $5 appetizers and cheap well drinks and wine. Also plenty of great $5 beers on tap. Read more.

On the Waterfront Cafe is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

14. On the Waterfront Cafe

205 Ocean Front Walk (at Rose Ave), Venice, CA
Bar · 48 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: Sunset Happy Hour occurs weeknights from 6-8 pm. Right by the beach on the Venice Boardwalk you can snag half price German beer on draft and house wines, plus $1.50 Budweiser and $2.25 Coronas. Read more.

Cabo Cantina is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

15. Cabo Cantina

5.9
30 Washington Blvd (btwn Pacific Ave & Speedway), Marina del Rey, CA
Bar · 88 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: With a daily special from 4-8pm, this Mexican spot offers 2 for 1 drink specials right next to the beach. There’s also a reverse happy hour from 10:30pm -12:30am on Sun-Thurs. Read more.

Rick's Tavern On Main is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

16. Rick's Tavern On Main

2907 Main St (at Ashland Ave), Santa Monica, CA
Bar · Ocean Park · 59 tips and reviews
Circle Bar is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

17. Circle Bar

5.7
2926 Main St (at Kinney St), Santa Monica, CA
Bar · Ocean Park · 23 tips and reviews
The Brig is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

18. The Brig

7.9
1515 Abbot Kinney Blvd (at Palms Blvd), Venice, CA
Bar · 66 tips and reviews
Alibi Room is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

19. Alibi Room

8.4
12236 W Washington Blvd (at Campbell Dr), Los Angeles, CA
Bar · West Los Angeles · 132 tips and reviews
31Ten Lounge is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

20. 31Ten Lounge

5.7
3110 Main St (at Marine St), Santa Monica, CA
Lounge · Ocean Park · 34 tips and reviews
the otheroom is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

21. the otheroom

1201 Abbot Kinney Blvd (at San Juan Ave), Venice, CA
Wine Bar · 77 tips and reviews
Renee's Courtyard Cafe is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

22. Renee's Courtyard Cafe

522 Wilshire Blvd (btw 5th & 6th), Santa Monica, CA
Bar · 25 tips and reviews
Gjelina is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

23. Gjelina

9.1
1429 Abbot Kinney Blvd (at Millwood Ave), Venice, CA
New American Restaurant · 620 tips and reviews

EaterEater: A neighborhoody spot that's filled with regulars, pick from seasonalsmall plate offerings and some skinny-crusted brick oven pizzas. The roasted vegetables are also a must-try. Read more.

M Street Kitchen is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

24. M Street Kitchen

2000 Main St (at Bicknell Ave.), Santa Monica, CA
American Restaurant · Ocean Park · 278 tips and reviews

LIVESTRONG_COMLIVESTRONG_COM: Check out this hip Main street spot where the focus is simple: fresh, organic and seasonal. The green chili burger offers a welcome twist to the usual.

Cerveteca Venice is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

25. Cerveteca Venice

523 Rose Ave (at Rennie Ave), Venice, CA
Mexican Restaurant · 112 tips and reviews

Chris L.Chris LoRusso: Eat at the bar. Watch the amazing food come of the grills right in front of you.

The Library Alehouse is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

26. The Library Alehouse

8.4
2911 Main St (btwn Kinney St & Ashland Ave), Santa Monica, CA
Gastropub · Ocean Park · 137 tips and reviews

Chris L.Chris LoRusso: Don't fear a sometimes crowded wait. Put your name in and head next door to Rick's Tavern for a drink. The hostess will come get you when your table is ready.

Venice Ale House is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

27. Venice Ale House

8.3
2 Rose Ave (at Ocean Front Walk), Venice, CA
Gastropub · 168 tips and reviews

Chris L.Chris LoRusso: Get here early and post up outside on a sunny day at the beach.

the otheroom is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

28. the otheroom

1201 Abbot Kinney Blvd (at San Juan Ave), Venice, CA
Wine Bar · 77 tips and reviews

Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times: The vibe is, say it with us, "laid back" — locals often bring in their gigantic dogs, and no one seems to bat an eye. It’s wine and beer only, which keeps things civilized. Oh, and there’s no food. Read more.

The Yard is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

29. The Yard

119 Broadway (btw Ocean Ave & 2nd St), Santa Monica, CA
Gastropub · Downtown Santa Monica · 46 tips and reviews

sondrasondra: CJ - chef from Top Chef creates his sign dishes here - the fried risotto balls are yummy!

Basement Tavern is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

30. Basement Tavern

8.0
2640 Main St (at Ocean Park Blvd.), Santa Monica, CA
Speakeasy · Ocean Park · 62 tips and reviews

Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times: To find Basement Tavern, you'll have to enter in back, pass by the wafting stench of trash bins, navigate through a loading dock and then descend a flight of stairs, and that's just to get inside. Read more.

James' Beach is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

31. James' Beach

7.7
60 N Venice Blvd (Pacific Ave.), Venice, CA
American Restaurant · 119 tips and reviews

MarieClaireMarieClaire: If you’re in the mood for some authentic California tacos, look no further than James’ Beach. Featured in the movie, I Love You Man, their fish tacos hit the spot when it comes to SoCal cuisine.

The Wellesbourne is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

32. The Wellesbourne

7.8
10929 W Pico Blvd (at Kelton Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Bar · Westside · 66 tips and reviews
Rush Street is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

33. Rush Street

6.8
9546 Washington Blvd (at Culver Blvd.), Culver City, CA
American Restaurant · Downtown Culver City · 172 tips and reviews
Irish Times is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

34. Irish Times

7.4
3267 Motor Ave (National), Los Angeles, CA
Irish Pub · Palms · 19 tips and reviews
Joxer Daly's is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

35. Joxer Daly's

7.9
11168 Washington Blvd (at Commonwealth Ave), Culver City, CA
Dive Bar · 57 tips and reviews
Mom's Bar & Lounge is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

36. Mom's Bar & Lounge

7.6
12238 Santa Monica Blvd (at Wellesley Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Dive Bar · West Los Angeles · 67 tips and reviews
Q's Billiard Club is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

37. Q's Billiard Club

6.8
11835 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Sports Bar · Brentwood · 44 tips and reviews
Axe is one of Westside Bars (West L.A, Venice, Santa Monica).

38. Axe

1009 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA
New American Restaurant · 39 tips and reviews