Usually has LA brewed beers.



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.


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

Mostly interesting beer on tap, some mass market.


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 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.


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.


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.



Larry's  Beach/Harbor View On Beach Bike Path Usually has LA brewed beers.

Neighborhood Bar & Grill just off the beach in Venice.


Pub and restaurant on Main Street in Santa Monica. Burger specials every Monday.


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


The original beer destination in Old Town Pasadena.


One block front he Hermosa Beach Pier.


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.


Naja's Place A Fred top pick  Beach/Harbor View On Beach Bike PathWiFi available Usually has LA brewed beers.

Venerable beach dive bar with extensive beer selection.


Neighborhood cafe with an interesting tap list. No Wifi.



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


Rock and Roll themed restaurant.


A neighborhood pizza place that just happens to have 12 interesting taps of mostly local beers. One of only three outlets for the nearby Progress Brewing. These seem to be having lots of "theme" nights.


Very small pub, the original location. Two blocks from the Manhattan Beach Pier.


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


The first LA County location of this chain. Famous for burgers that are 50% ground beef and 50% ground bacon (hence the name).


Food is sandwiches and bar snacks.


Latest entry in this growing chain. No WiFi.


Bottle shop with attached bar/tasting room. Hours are for the bar.



Restaurant on the marina with a great view of the boats. Also a sports bar with lots of big TVs. Surprisingly good beer list for this type of place. Quarterly themed beer dinners.


Proudly serves only beer brewed in California.


Mexican restaurant with a surprisingly good tap selection.


Right on the Venice boardwalk with a great ocean view. Mostly West Coast beers with local breweries represented. Inside is small but this is LA, there is a heated patio. Taster flights available.


The Eight Bar inside the market


Another good beer bar inside a grocery store. The Astro Pub is to the far left as you enter. Happy Hour from 4-7pm with $2 off all drafts.


Pizza chain that has a self pour tap room with a number of local beers.