The Penthouse is, without a doubt, a complete and utter scene - one that’s a strange mix of bachelorette parties, moms gone wild, and slightly lost-looking tourists. But nowhere else will you get a practically unobstructed view of the coast from Santa Monica up to Malibu. The food isn’t great, but neither you nor the bachelorettes on their fifth bottle of champagne are here for that.
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Santa Monica Seafood
Since 1939, Santa Monica Seafood has been one of the better fish markets on the Westside.
Uplifters Kitchen is an unassuming coffee shop on Ocean Park with a very good breakfast biscuit sandwich.
Mercado isn’t the best Mexican you’ll ever eat. But it's right downtown Santa Monica and after a day of misery at the pier, you simply don't care.
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With an adult-friendly dining room, a nice outdoor balcony, an active bar, and large upstairs dance-floor slopfest, Abigaile has something for everyone.
The Oinkster Hollywood
The Eagle Rock transplant brings quality burgers and pastrami to Hollywood.
The Venice staple has been turned into an all-day play pen for Venice locals. And we’re pretty into it.
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