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Larry's

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Venice
American, Bar, Gastropub
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24 Windward Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90291
310-399-2700
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Today
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 35
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A Wonderful Experience at Larry's

We recently visited Los Angeles and while exploring Venice Beach happened upon Larry's restaurant. What a great experience we had. The food was superb, the service 5 star and the owner was utterly charming. On hearing our South African accents he came over for a chat as he has been to South Africa... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
skincarejen
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durban kwazulu natal
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

We recently visited Los Angeles and while exploring Venice Beach happened upon Larry's restaurant. What a great experience we had. The food was superb, the service 5 star and the owner was utterly charming. On hearing our South African accents he came over for a chat as he has been to South Africa before. We felt as if we had... More 

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Fort McMurray, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

While walking the boardwalk I needed to find a nice place to sit, have a beer, watch the game and enjoy the weather and happened upon Larry's. This is a nice place with a great staff. The bartenders are attentive and the beer cold. The beers on tap are fancier beers and not the common domestics. I had the sweet... More 

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RTP
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59 reviews 59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This place is a real Hidden Gem. One of my favorites anywhere to hang out; I've reviewed before. I will usually make a beeline for Larry's and the other day was one of the first to arrive on a Saturday. I was not disappointed. A friendly face, Brian, was behind the bar, as well as a girl that looked somewhat... More 

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Nashville, TN
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53 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Restaurants along the Boardwalk will be packed at lunchtime, and if you’re hungry and can bear a break from watching the Venice human flow (I'll bet you can), Larry’s may be the place. Just a block off the Boardwalk, Larry's is not going to jump out at you, but it’s a pleasant place for lunch, open air under colorful canopies.... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

The wild mushroom pizza is the best pizza I've had in ages! Really suprisingly good! Go for it If you visit

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Toledo, Ohio
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41 reviews 41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I try to be a cups half full reviewer. We walked up on this place about an hour after our group was ready to eat. Service was a little slower here than our impatient bellies liked, but the wait was worth it. The burger and fries were all an A+, the one decenter in the group got the daily special,... More 

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We were at Venice Beach after walking around Santa Monica Pier on New Year's Eve afternoon. We rode bikes for a bit then we were starving. My 14 year old saw the sign for Larry's and led me there. We were seated immediately on the outdoor patio and enjoyed a nice snack/late lunch. I had an interesting radicchio salad with... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Wow. I loved the burger at Larry's. It wad the best, tastiest, most authentic burger I have ever had. Great service. Lovely wine. Didn't want to leave!

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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37 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Located right off Venice Beach, this was a great restaurant to grab lunch at. We were seated fast on the covered patio. Food and drink selections good. Lunch was served within 20 min of sitting down and was very good. I would highly recommend seeking this restaurant out if visiting the boardwalk.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We went there twice. The first time we shared a pizza & the next day had a burger and fries. The 3 dipping sauces for the fries are a nice touch.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 24 Windward Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90291
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Venice
  • Neighborhood: Venice
  • Phone Number: 310-399-2700

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Gastropub
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Larry's staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighborhood Profile
Venice
Venice has always danced to its own beat as the epicenter of bohemian culture in Los Angeles. Along the boardwalk there are street performers and local craftsmen selling their wares. Original paintings, souvenirs, and jewelry are on display. Crowds of visitors marvel at the sites while weightlifting enthusiasts pump iron in plain view, and skateboarders do their tricks around the skate park. All of it happens under the warm California sun with sprawling views of sand and sea. Heading east, the main drags of Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Main Street are lined with boutique shops, some major retail stores, art galleries and restaurants. Here the ambiance is more relaxed and upscale than the frenetic boardwalk area. Venice is a mostly walkable (and certainly bikeable) neighborhood, full of areas to explore.
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