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Abigaile  Full menu Brewpub.

Restaurant with attached brewery.



Ashland Hill  Full menuWiFi available Usually has LA brewed beers. New entry in the Guide in 2016

Large covered patio in the rear. You order (and pay) at the bar and they bring the food to you.


New sister pub to Venice Ale House. Only 6 taps but all are interesting. Decent bottle list. They don't take Amex.


Modern "Gastropub" with a good selection of draft beer, many from the local area.


Inside the artist colony at the former Pabst brewery


Italian restaurant.


Basin 141  Full menu Usually has LA brewed beers. On the To Do List

Mostly interesting beer on tap, some mass market.


Tap room for Seal Beach brewery.


Korean/German/Mexican/American cuisine -- talk about fusion.


Part of the BJ's Brewhouse chain. No actual brewery here. In the Fox Hills Mall, but entrance is directly outside.


Not a brewery but a craft beer bar. Taster flights available.



Brewpub in the Westin Bonaventure Hotel. Take escalators to the 4th floor.


Samplers available. Known for BBQ


Site of the former Manhattan Beach Brewing, just a block from the Manhattan Beach Pier.


Inside the Sheraton Four Points LAX hotel. Yes, this is a hotel bar, but not like any hotel bar you've been to before. In spring and summer there is a second, poolside bar with another 5 taps, dedicated to local beers.



In the Olympic Collection center


Arcade games and craft beer.


In downtown Culver City. Has booths with beer taps where you can pour beers yourself (3 crafts beers per booth), Can also purchase taster size of draft beers.


Sister to the City Tavern in Culver City


Restaurant in the Santa Monica Place Mall (3rd floor "The Market" restaurant area) with an interesting list of mostly local beers. Some beers half price weekdays 4-7pm.


Sampler flights available.


Sixties suburban coffee shop turned sports bar with a German twist. No actual brewery there, the beers are contract brewed.. Seven house beers and the rest guests, with some interesting taps (and some mainstream)


Far Bar  Full menu Usually has LA brewed beers.

Japanese restaurant with a downtown bar vibe. 10% Discount to Metro riders and LA City employees. Just look for the giant Chop Suey neon sign. In one the oldest buildings in downtown LA, dating from 1896.


Brewpub and taproom for the Firestone Walker brewery. Opening hours will be expanding in May.


Aviation themed sports bar in a strip mall.


Gulp  Full menuWiFi available Usually has LA brewed beers.

Pub has "Brew Pub." in the name but no actual brewery there.


Sister pub to Gulp West LA. At the site of the former Picnic.


Home of Highland Park Brewery



Inside the Doubletree Hotel (former New Otani). Decent, but not exceptional tap list.


Arts District pub specializing in Belgian and Belgian-style beers.


Formerly called Los Angeles Brewing (even though no brewery there). Reportedly will soon be open for lunch during the week.


British pub with live music.



Elegant old time bar and restaurant brought back to life. No WiFi.


Mohawk Bend  Fred's Honorable Mention Full menuWiFi available Usually has LA brewed beers.

Mostly Californian beers and a good selection of local beers.


Neighborhood cafe with an interesting tap list. No Wifi.




Restaurant in downtown Culver City with a good selection of craft beers.


Brewpub located in an old Pacific Electric Red Car power station. Specializes in English stye ales.


Simmzy's Venice  Full menu On Beach Bike PathWiFi available Usually has LA brewed beers. New entry in the Guide in 2016

The latest entry in this growing chain. A block off the beach.


No WiFi


Large BBQ restaurant with large, but somewhat mainstream beer list. Very good BBQ.



Restaurant with a decent draft selection. Only seats about 30, all at communal tables, so can be crowded.


Tiny strip mall deli with great sandwiches and an impressive number of taps in a very small space.


Korean fusion restaurant with a decent tap selection.


Restaurant at the Landmark Theatre with an interesting selection of mostly California beers (split between Northern and Southern Cal). Across from the Westside Pavilion Mall.


Fairly small bar in the beer and wine department.


Sports bar chain with wide beer selection.