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Santa Monica
2.0 miles from Santa Monica State Beach
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Reviewed April 5, 2019

Totally cool Irish Pub that is close to Brentwood. We stopped by for last call and I loved the Boston/CA Irish Pub Theme. Of course we drank Guinness and I'm looking forward to going back for a meal. The GastroPub Menu looked great and some...of the locals were raving about the food. Great sports pub atmosphere.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

Fantastic atmosphere in here. If you are from New England or you are a New England sports fan you have to check it out and you will forget you are in LA. Food and drinks are good!!

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed January 7, 2019

Place was standing room only and spirited! Mostly Notre Dame fans for the college football playoff semi-final. Despite the crowd the service was awesome....never waited for a a drink or food and eventually landed a table. The food is all really good pub grub and...the bar and beer is extensive. Of note the Bloody Mary's were "made with love" Easy to see why this place so popular and fun!More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed September 27, 2018

Visited Sonny McLean's to watch a Notre Dame football game. Staff was attentive throughout the 4 hours of the game. Recommended for a fun, relaxed place to watch some games.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2018

I got to visit here in 2013 and was just back again in July 2018. They have a great range of beers and the fod is also fantastic. If I lived nearby this would be my local "watering hole".

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed March 12, 2018

Good selection of beers, plenty of sport screens, tables, booths, seats at the bar etc. OK for a drink. Certainly not a pub, it's more a bar, and, apart from the name of the place, is not Irish, nor does it resemble any drinking places...I've been to in Ireland, with the possible exception of DublinMore

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed November 15, 2017 via mobile

When I walked into Sonny MacLeans , I felt like I was back in Boston. A gazillion TV’s blaring, playing every sport imaginable. Most of the crowd was watching the Celtics game & the cheers & groans filled the room . After the game ,...most of the happy hour crowd thinned out and I was pleasantly surprised at how good the food was . I had grilled cheese & homemade tomato soup , the Boston Irish meatless Friday staple and it was Dee - lishous ! Next time I’ll try the Lobsta roll .More

Date of visit: November 2017
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Reviewed November 6, 2016

Pretty good sports bar, lots of choice for beer on tap, good sized menu, lots of big screens for football. Boston orientated, friendly stop.

Date of visit: November 2016
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Reviewed October 26, 2016

Sonny's is an awesome place to go have a pint or 2 to catch up with friends or to watch a sporting event. The food is awesome, amazing chicken wings and poppers!!! The staff are super friendly and they have heaps and heaps of awesome...beers. Can't wait for my next visit!!!More

Date of visit: September 2016
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Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Good old bar with lots of food selection and drinks too. Staff really efficient and friendly. Food was great, fish and chips! A good bar for groups of friends. Big screens for sports.

Date of visit: August 2016
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