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.
Westwood edition of the New Original Breweries chain.
Small pub a block off the 3rd Street Promenade. Third iteration of a craft beer bar on this site, under new ownership. Beers trend towards Northern California and some from San Diego.
Neighborhood Bar & Grill just off the beach in Venice.
Pub and restaurant on Main Street in Santa Monica. Burger specials every Monday.
Latest entry in this growing chain. No WiFi.
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.
Taproom for the Torrance brewery on the top level of the Santa Monica Place mall.
Elegant old time bar and restaurant brought back to life. No WiFi.
Industrial chic interior, all concrete and steel.
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.
Old fashioned bar and grill vibe. Interesting food and interesting beer selection. They sell a set of four 5oz samples for $11 (domestic) or $13 (imported).