M Street Kitchen is an all-day spot on Main Street in Santa Monica with tons of comfort food, a pet-friendly patio, and a big space for when your solo happy hour trip becomes half of the floor from the office. And with $3 sangria on the menu, the likelihood is high.
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The Misfit Restaurant + Bar
The Misfit is located uncomfortably close to The Promenade tourist hellzone, but when it comes to this laid-back restaurant, we grin and bear it.
Margo’s is an all-day restaurant on Montana Ave. in Santa Monica that does a low-key brunch with $18 bottomless mimosas.
Best known as that place you drank too many tequila sodas at a few weekends ago, Basement Tavern calms down mightily during weekday happy hour.
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Dave’s Hot Chicken
Dave's Hot Chicken is an order-at-the-counter shop in East Hollywood with very good hot chicken.
Chateau Marmont Restaurant Patio
You'll probably spot some celebrities at Chateau Marmont, but you'll also get a good meal.
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