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Few places in the country can honestly say that they adequately capture the flavor of a particular location. The truth is that once the sunset, people want to get dirty, and we just help them indulge. Harvelle's takes pride in showcasing the best...more
Harvelle’s offers blues and jazz love music and specialty drinks in a totally hip (hipster?) environment. This place is right in the middle of Santa Monica and walking distance from the pier and all the other points of interest nearby. The drinks are a little...More
Come especially on Sundays or Thursday! Live acts here have been playing for 20 years or more, never fails to impress! Come with friends, or come solo, you are guaranteed to leave with new friends :) A modern day speakeasy come to life.
I love Harvelle's! Very cool blues bar that is unpretentious, multi-cultural and sexy as hell! Nothing about the interior is special, but the vibe is fabulous! Sunday Night is a band called The Toledo Show! This is one of the coolest shows in LA! Live...More
We went on a Sunday night and there happened to be a very famous jazz singer performing that night! The performance was great, there was limited seating which made it difficult to see. Cover was $10, drinks were average we thought for LA. Warning: if...More
I've been coming to Harvelle's for over 15 years and this place is always great! As the oldest Jazz Club west of the Mississippi it attracts great musicians but my favorite is Sunday nights for The Toledo Show---there's nothing better than Toledo's funked up bluesy...More
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers, roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica pier spins high above the water, while park revelers scream with delight riding the roller
coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.