Townhouse is a speakeasy-themed, two-story bar full of college students and young professionals looking to kick off the weekend with tequila cocktails or catching a live act at Del Monte.
June 29, 2022
A cool, casual bar in the heart of Lincoln Blvd.’s car mechanic row.
This Brig is Abbot Kinney’s last true dive bar: an establishment that has been in business for nearly 70 years, which by LA standards makes it a historical landmark.
Wallflower is a mostly-Indonesian restaurant that's perfect for family-style dining. They also make some of the best craft cocktails we’ve had in recent memory.
June 23, 2022
American Beauty offers a new kind of steakhouse experience—one that’s laid back and sandy, right on the Venice beach.
January 19, 2022
Dudley Market is a low-key neighborhood seafood restaurant that’s just what Venice needed.
January 14, 2022
Bring back the romance at this Italian mainstay in Venice.
Wurstküche in Venice serves excellent (and interesting) sausages and beers in a modern, casual setting.
Real deal Italian pizza at the quiet end of Abbot Kinney - complete with real deal charming Italians.
If you're hungry at the Venice Boardwalk, don't settle for a sub-par burger: El Huarique is offering excellent Peruvian ceviche.
Samosa House in Santa Monica is our go-to for a casual vegetarian Indian meal.
Mao’s is as close to a reliable, neighborhood Chinese spot as we have on the Westside.
The New York health conscious-spot arrives in Venice. The food won’t blow you away, but it’s better than most other options in this part of town.
Chez Tex is the walk-in neighborhood bistro Venice sorely needed.
Baby Blues is a solid BBQ option everyone in Venice seems to have forgotten about.
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C&O Trattoria is the beachy Italian neighborhood spot of you (and your parents’) dreams.
The Penmar in Venice is a great place to eat, drink, and relax on a golf course.
September 20, 2021
The Win-Dow at American Beauty is a takeout window in Venice serving quick, filling, and cheap burgers and sandwiches.
July 1, 2021
Birdeye is a Venice-based bird pop-up (try saying that ten times fast) operating out of Dudley Market.
January 30, 2021
La Isla Bonita is a standout Mexican seafood truck in Venice.
January 29, 2021
Ospi in Venice is a fantastic Southern Italian restaurant with handmade pastas, pizzas, and fett’unta you’ll have to see (and eat) to believe.
December 22, 2020
28 Venice and Marina del Rey bar and restaurant patios open for dine-in.
November 6, 2020
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There are a lot of options for Mexican food on the Westside. These are the best of them.
November 4, 2019
Double Zero is a plant-based pizza spot in Venice that’s way better than you’d think a plant-based pizza spot would be.
August 12, 2019
Hinano Cafe is a Venice icon and the kind of place you go into for one drink and walk out plastered and maybe with a lower-back henna tattoo.
July 31, 2019