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“Hang 10 bro.”

Venice Whaler Bar & Grill
Ranked #123 of 10,357 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast
Neighborhood: Venice
Reviewed July 28, 2014

Here is what is awesome about The Venice Whaler. If you are lucky enough to get a spot, you can perch on the rail on the roof top deck and look out at the Venice Pier and the ocean. Pretty standard bar fare menu with beer and drinks. Great people watching and the beach walk below. Unless you are seriously early don't drive all the way down in there to park. The lot at the end of the street fills up quickly and you will get stuck in traffic. Instead park out in the neighborhood a bit and walk in.

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Thank Jack S
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Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

Nice bar right on the beach with great views. They also have a nice selection of beer and there food was excellent. Great place for happy hour and watching the sunset.

Thank M D
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Reviewed June 30, 2014

If you are looking to have a bite to eat near the ocean, this is a great location. If you can get rooftop seating, you will be pleased with the clear view of the ocean and the sounds of the waves. The food is surprisingly fresh considering the bar feel. I ordered the shrimp and scallop skewers and they were very fresh and tasty.

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Thank April Y
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Reviewed June 28, 2014

We decided to walk from Marina del Rey to Venice Beach, and are we glad we did! This upbeat vibe restaurant sits at the end of the road we were walking down (Washington Street I think!?) which leads you directly onto the Pier at the start of Venice Beach.

Fortunately there were two open seats at the rooftop bar area which has a to-die-for view of the Ocean, the Venice Beach people, and the beauty of such a place.

Kelly took great care of us, and it was Happy Hour so we enjoyed a tasty Chicken Satay with a couple of nice glasses of Pinot Grigio.

Don't pass this place up when you are in Venice Beach - the view can never be replaced, and it's a good deal.

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Thank Beth B
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Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

This place is relaxing and even when its busy, the staff manage to serve you promptly. There are plenty of places to sit and eat. The food is great and there is a large variety. It is best to come for happy hour where there is a wide selection of drinks on special. The sunset feom the glass windows upstairs is divine.

Thank ivana-banana
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