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American, Bar, Gastropub
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24 Windward Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90291
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Hip place with good service

Place was a bit pricey and portions are small, but the service was good for a busy night and the food quality was a surprise. Drinks were all made well and generous pours.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Garland, Texas
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Garland, Texas
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Place was a bit pricey and portions are small, but the service was good for a busy night and the food quality was a surprise. Drinks were all made well and generous pours.

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Leominster, Massachusetts
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138 reviews 138 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

After experiencing the hustle and bustle of Venice beach we sought out a lunch place and stumbled across Larry’s. What a great find! We only had a short wait for a table in the outdoor area (which protected us from the sun, had excellent decor, and isolated you from the Venice crowds). Their beet selection was extensive and it was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Walking towards Venice Beach, I stumbled upon this hidden gem with its great atmosphere to have lunch or just a glass of beer in the middle of the day. The music makes you identify with the SoCal atmosphere, on top of your drink and food order, you get free ice-cold water and the staff is utterly friendly.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

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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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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76 reviews 76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 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
2 reviews
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
15 reviews 15 reviews
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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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
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Venice

Neighborhood Profile
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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