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Sports bar with some interesting taps.
Restaurant with attached brewery.
Large covered patio in the rear. You order (and pay) at the bar and they bring the food to you.
Tap room for the Japanese Brewery. Also a large selection of sake by the glass.
Harbor-side tap room of the San Diego brewery.
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
First LA venue of the NYC based video game and pinball bar.
Mostly interesting beer on tap, some mass market.
Vegan pub grub
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.
New Original Breweries chain Valley brewpub.
Not a brewery but a craft beer bar. Taster flights available.
Gastropub and Karaoke bar.
Brewpub in the Westin Bonaventure Hotel. Take escalators to the 4th floor.
Samplers available. Known for BBQ
Burgers and frequently rotating taps
Formerly Barrel Down
Venerable old pub under new ownership and now serving decent beer. First and third Thursdays they have turtle racing.
Site of the former Manhattan Beach Brewing, just a block from the Manhattan Beach Pier.
Self service taps.
New (2019) craft beer bar in North Hollywood.
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.
Westwood edition of the New Original Breweries chain.
In the Olympic Collection center
Arcade games and craft beer.
Pizza and beer.
Mexican (Oaxacan) restaurant with a good beer list
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.
Tap room of the Azuza brewery.
Sports bar. Lots of industrial beers but lots of local beers as well.
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.
Formerly called Gulp, appears to be under new ownership.
Eighteen rotation taps of craft beer and two fixed industrial beers.
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)
Gaming cafe and pub.
Taproom for the Torrance brewery on the top level of the Santa Monica Place mall.
Bar with a brew your own setup.
Chain restaurant located in Plaza 183 shopping center.
Chain restaurant in the Claremont Packing House center
Chain restaurant located in Westfield Topanga Shopping Center
Chain restaurant at the Hawthorne Airport
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.
Dog friendly patio.
Taproom for the Ventura County brewery in the Shoppes at Westlake Village shopping center.
Brewpub and taproom for the Firestone Walker brewery. Opening hours will be expanding in May.
Pour your own beers, pay by the ounce.
Aviation themed sports bar in a strip mall.
Self described Nerd Bar with board games, eSports and craft beer.
Self described Nerd bar with board games, eSports and craft beer.
Sushi and craft beer.
Sister pub to Gulp DTLA. At the site of the former Picnic.
Home of Highland Park Brewery
Burger joint with craft beer in The Point shopping center.
In the Runway shopping center.
Inside the Doubletree Hotel (former New Otani). Decent, but not exceptional tap list.
Downtown LA edition of this brewpub chain.
Brewpub with an emphasis on Belgian styles.
Small burger place in The Point shopping center. Most seating is on a heated, covered patio with indoor seating limited to a few stools at a counter.
Second location of this sausage and beer joint.
Arts District pub specializing in Belgian and Belgian-style beers.
Seafood and beer.
Located in the historic Chapman building.
British pub with live music.
Brewpub by the Palmdale brewery, in the former site of Kinetic Brewing
Elegant old time bar and restaurant brought back to life. No WiFi.
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.
German restaurant with German and Belgian beer and a nice covered patio out back.
German restaurant with German and Belgian beer.
Brewpub located in an old Pacific Electric Red Car power station. Specializes in English stye ales.
Tap room for the Temecula brewery.
Neighborhood place just off of downtown El Segundo. Three fixed and four rotating taps of interesting beer. When you walk in the door it is like a time warp back to the 1950s.
Only LA area entry in this national brewpub chain.
Brewpub and craft beer bar.
The latest entry in this growing chain. A block off the beach.
Pizzeria and tap room for El Segundo Brewing. Has cauliflower crust pizza as well.
Large BBQ restaurant with large, but somewhat mainstream beer list. Very good BBQ.
Brewpub in the location of the former Steingarten.
Neighborhood sports bar with a decent tap selection.
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.
Restaurant with a decent draft selection. Only seats about 30, all at communal tables, so can be crowded.
Formerly LAB Brewing.
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.
Video store and pub inside the Alamo Draft House and Cinema. You can drink here without watching a movie.
Dive bar and sports bar that was formerly Sports Harbor.
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.
The Eight Bar inside the market
Fairly small bar in the beer and wine department.
German restaurant and beer garden. Taps are fairly mainstream German beers but some gems.
Despite the German name, there are more (and more interesting) Belgian beers here. Food is just sausages, from ordinary (bratwurst, Italian) to exotic (Rattlesnake & Rabbit, Crocodile and Pork, etc). This is their second location, after the original in Downtown LA.
Sports bar chain with wide beer selection.
LA Live branch of this chain.