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“Great place to stop on Venice Beach”
Review of Larry's

Larry's
Ranked #164 of 10,132 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Cuisines: American, Bar, Gastropub
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Venice
Reviewed August 6, 2012

Looking for a little more than a stand-up snack, we happened upon Larry's on Windward Ave. Pleasantly surprised by the fine food and extensive beer choices. The server's are very pleasant and efficient and the restaurant is very clean and well run. The atmosphere is contemporary but just right for the location. Highly recommend this stop when you are strolling Venice Beach.

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Reviewed July 25, 2012

Aren't you tired of going to trendy locations, only to be extremely disappointed in the quality of food that is within walking distance? You have to take a cab, then endure the wait afterwards to get back.
If you go to Venice Beach, you can now relax. Don't go to Larry's Venice after 7:00pm, though; there will be a line. When you get there, you'll wonder why. It looks like a dive. The outer environment could graciously be described as "colorful". Even after being seated, you may still be skeptical. But wait for it; the dining experience is quite a surprise. Urban Spoon gave them a 100% rating. That is neither an exaggeration, nor an embellishment. The ceviche was so delicate, superbe. The scallops were tender, not overlooked. The wine selection is more than adequate. If you're into beer, they have maybe a hundred different choices.
Venice Beach: a destination. Larry's Venice: a destination restaurant!

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Reviewed July 24, 2012

we ordered the green curry mussels and a potato/egg/anchovy salad. The green curry mussels are surprisingly delicious! The taste was so perfect and we literally tried to "drink up" the sauce after we finished the mussels. The mussels tasted so fresh and the combination with the green curry was just a genius thought!

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Reviewed June 8, 2012

A half block off the beach front, this celebration of the SoCal artist community, Larry Bell in particular, is a pleasant surprise for lunch or dinner after walking several miles of Santa Monica and Venice ocean front on a weekend. Excellent choices in local beer names, a great burger, terrific mussels in a green curry, open air yet shaded from the afternoon sun, protected from shore breezes and attentive staff especially if you are in a party mood like we were. Only niare were the very large bouncer type doorman and the washrooms locked with a combination, I suppose necessary to control the unwanted non paying street traffic endemic to Venice Beach.

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Reviewed May 14, 2012

Went alone on Sat. nite, watched Game 7 of Lakers -- Denver NBA series.

Great bunch of friendly people, great conversation.

I just had a "Larry's Wedgie Salad". It was very good and frest, though I sould have liked some walnuts and more bleu cheese.

All in all, my 3 hours watching the game was very enjoyable. I'd love to go back and order some real food,

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Thank joshua b
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