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“Bad Service, Shortchanged, Dirty” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Westwood Brewing Company - CLOSED

Westwood Brewing Company
1097 Glendon Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024-2907 (Westside)
310-209-2739
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Price range: $10 - $10
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood: Westside
Restaurant details
Neighborhood: Westside
Ottawa
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96 reviews 96 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
“Bad Service, Shortchanged, Dirty”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Bartender was completely disinterested and had a hard time even looking away from the TV to serve me. I gave him a 20, but got change for a 10. The place is uninspiring, run down and dirty. Bathrooms are filthy. There is a decent selection of microbrews but no apparent "Westwood" brew. This is a completely lack luster pub, probably still in business due only to the fact that there isn't much else in the area. I would far rather go for a few pints at any of the area restaurants than here.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Santa Monica, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Never again...”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

I hadn't been to the Brew Co in a few years, and I remembered it as being fine. A lot of my friends really hated it, but I always thought it was an inoffensive option in the desert that is Westwood. So at the Hammer the other night, and my friends decide to stop in at the Brew Co for a drink and some food. Walk in to the place about half full. Sit at an empty table. The waiter sees us. We wait. And wait. And wait. After about 20 minutes he comes and throws menus on the table and leaves us for another 10 minutes. While we wait, we can enjoy the slight smell of bleach/cleaning products that I did remember as being the regular stench of the place. When the waiter finally does come back, he doesn't know drink names, he takes another 15 minutes to check whether or not they have a type of beer we ask for, and after he finally takes out order he disappears again! We ended up just leaving, and as we walked out, we passed the waiter who, when we said, "This was taking too long so we're leaving," he just mumbled "sorry."

So the service is terrible, the menu and drink options are pretty terrible, and they apparently don't really care whether or not they have your business. Go to Barney's instead.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Avila Beach, California
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102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
“Classic Seedy College Beer Dive”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Well folks, this is it. Cheap Beer especially during happy hour 4-7PM Daily. The floor has probably not been swept or mopped this week. Service is absent of non-existent. You know what to do, stalk the bartender get the drink and enjoy the refreshing tacky atmosphere. Every College has one of this joints and UCLA is no exception. Scrawling of past glory days done by a 4th grader or an art student that had all the free beer they wanted well creating these huge wall murals. I'm sure that the best work was done after the second pitcher.

Visited February 2012
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los angeles
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126 reviews 126 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“Food is average.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

We've tried this place probably twice, never had anything memorable to eat. The service was good though.

Visited December 2011
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Las Vegas, NV
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36 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Great food at a good price”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

Just off the UCLA campus. A small brick building with a tiny courtyard for outside dining. Terrific pot stickers.

Visited October 2011
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