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O'Brien's Irish Pub & Restaurant

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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Super friendly pub

We’ve been going here for years and everyone feels like family at this point. The food is good... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2018
Los Angeles, California
via mobile
What is a fine little Irish pub in Santa Monica, Alex?

Spent a fun and lively Wednesday evening at O'Brien's weekly trivia contest recently. The staff was... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2018
Brooklyn, New York
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Nov 8, 2018
“Super friendly pub”
Jun 30, 2018
“What is a fine little Irish pub in Santa Monica, Alex?”
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2226 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5706
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Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

We’ve been going here for years and everyone feels like family at this point. The food is good, drinks are great. Perfect place for a low key night to gather around with friends and have a drink + dinner.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

We came across this beautiful friendly Irish Bar. Drinks with the super chatty locals and owner Will and his lovely staff. Awesome place felt like home...

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Donnawoody
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Spent a fun and lively Wednesday evening at O'Brien's weekly trivia contest recently. The staff was friendly, and the service was very good. I had the Reuben sandwich, which was tasty, and on-par with any Jewish deli in NYC. The trivia contest is not for...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank SeanFodera
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Headed there for lunch and some Irish Fare. There is nothing Irish other than its name! The food was terrible and the drinks were weak 80 dollars for 2 people. Yuck!!! Stay clear!!!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank msavages
Reviewed July 20, 2017

I arrived from London and was on my own for 2 nights, I went to O'Brien's at 4pm a bit unsure of going into a pub on my own in LA. Amazing, I met the owner Willy, he made me feel so welcome. I went...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank kathycambell
Reviewed May 23, 2015

I'm sorry but I would love to love this place but the bartender(s) are the cliche of everything that's wrong about LA when it should be a nigehigborhood, Irish hang-out place with no attitude. Change the staff and you've resolved everything.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank cozzamarra
Reviewed March 12, 2015

We like to go there. Their beer is good. There food is traditional and reasonable. Their service is friendly. Have lot of television to watch sports. Popular place for watching sports.

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Mohini R
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