Best bars, restaurants, take out and taprooms in Venice and Marina del Rey!

Venice and Marina del Rey are a foodies paradise!  Choose from over 20 local restaurants, bars, and tap rooms, open for dine it, take-out, and delivery!  Check out our “must have choices!”


High Rooftop Lounge is the #1 beachside rooftop bar in all of Los Angeles. Ready to serve you epic sunsets, chill vibes, and off-the-chart menu items.  High Rooftop is located at Hotel Erwin.  Foodies must have choice: Sweet Thai chili wings.  View menus and hours on

James’ Beach James’ Beach has been an iconic Venice Beach restaurant since it was opened in 1996 by Venice locals James Evans and Daniel Samakow. Venice neighborhood spot for American comfort food, famous tacos, art & great drinks; outdoor patio, iconic dining room and clubhouse all open.  Foodies must have choice: Mahi Tacos. Order your favorites now!  310-823-5396.

Nighthawk Breakfast Bar!  Nighthawk Breakfast Bar serves up elevated breakfast-themed fare and cocktails in Venice Beach. The food menu includes items such as a breakfast burger, Benedict fries, candied bacon and tots, and homemade brandy-infused french toast. The cocktail list includes spiked cereal milks, a Banh Michelada, and alcoholic coffee drinks. Foodies must have choice: Big Bird Short Stack.

Nueva Venice! Nueva is a fun, relaxed Cantina with a modern approach to classic dishes from Mexico from Chefs Vartan Abgaryan and Jonathan Paiz.  Nueva also features a vast Tequila, Mezcal, Bacanora, Raicilla, and Sotol collection. Foodies must have choice:  Classic Ceviche.

.The Waterfront Venice!   The Waterfront Venice is a California Beer Garden with amazing views of the Pacific Ocean. Situated between Rose and Navy on the famous Venice beach Boardwalk, our food & beverage menus celebrate California with carefully selected seasonal produce from local farms. Foodies must have choice:  Shrimp Tacos.

.The Venice Whaler!  The Venice Whaler, a local institution, welcoming locals and visitors alike, since 1944. We’ve been an escape from reality, a place for celebration, and a favorite watering hole to numerous artists including the Doors, Beatles, and Beach Boys. So whether it’s our magical sunsets, our killer margaritas, or our world famous fish tacos that brought you in, we invite you to stay a while and join us in the same toast that we’ve been raising since 1944 – TO LIFE!  Foodies must have choice: Whaler Burger.

The Sidewalk Cafe!  A Venice Boardwalk landmark for 44 years, The Sidewalk Cafe offers fresh, high-quality, well-prepared food with generous portions. And all of our soups and sauces are homemade. Foodies must have choice: Philly Cheesesteak. Call 310.399.5547

La Cabana Restaurant!    Since 1963, La Cabaña in Venice, CA-A genuine taste of Mexico. We are known for our Handmade Tortillas, Margaritas & Large Fiestas!  Foodies must have choice: Table Side Guacamole.

Firestone Walker Brewing Co!   Chill out on the outdoor patio, head in to Venice Tap Room or  view delivery options here.   The Propagator Store offers Firestone Walker merchandise; cold packaged beer; and growler and crowler fills.  Foodies must have choice:  The Lion’s Fish and Chips.

Hinano!  We’ve been serving world-famous burgers and cold beers just steps from the Venice Beach pier since 1962. Notorious for being Jim Morrison’s favorite Venice hangout. Foodies must have choice: Double Cheeseburger.

Tony P’s Dockside Grill! Tony P’s in Marina del Rey is fantastic! Where else can you chill out with a plate of fresh fish and giant mug of ice cold brew while watching  the sunset over the Pacific with boats sailing by?  Not only is the menu super deep,  the beer  selection is the best on the Westside, and the staff is superb!  Smiling faces, and huge portions is the standard at this neighborhood favorite!  Foodies must have choice:  Seafood Creole.

The Warehouse Restaurant, Marina Del Rey, opened in 1969.  Serving delicious seafood and steaks with amazing views.  Plus a rad happy hour, Friday night salsa dancing, and live music on Saturday, and weekend brunch is what is happening at this historical Marina del Rey landmark.  Foodies must have choice: prime rib.

Venice Way Pizza! Venice Way Pizza at Hotel Erwin is offering pizza by the slab, whole pie & combos including libations that pair perfectly with their pizza!  The Venice Way Pizza take-out window specializes in L.A.-style pan pizza—5×5 inch “slabs” of crunchy, hearty but light, flavorful pizza with locally-sourced toppings, including traditional cheese, pepperoni and seasonal farmer’s market finds. Venice Way is located in Hotel Erwin, 1697 Pacific Ave. Venice, California. Foodies must have choice: Classic Pepperoni.  (310)

The Winston House! Check out some live music while you eat dinner.  Lobster fried rice, Spaghetti Bolognese, and Fish & Chips are just part of what is available.  Fire!  Foodies must have choice:  The Mighty Duck.

Ben & Jerry’s – Venice Beach! Check out  Ben & Jerry’s menu and delivery details on GrubHub. You can also order delivery from our Venice Boardwalk shop through Postmates and Ubereats.  Order Delivery.  Want Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Take Out?   Order your flavor faves for take out online for pick up.  Check out their menu to get your order started. Order Take Out.

Cow’s End Cafe!  Plus get your favorite, fresh, made to order sandwiches, smoothies, salads, wraps, and more!  The Cow’s End Cafe has been serving coffee, sandwiches, smoothies and more to Venice and MDR residents for 29 years (now 34 years). It is a beloved institution where the locals hang. 310-574-1080.   View menus on grubhub!

The Venice West! Dinner and a show is the jam at The Venice West.  Deviled eggs, Chicken Milanese, stacked burgers and tons more, make this spot a destination for dining as well as a killer music venue!  Foodies must have choice:  Slow Roasted Chicken and Garlic Gravy.

Green Goddess Collective! Venice’s Cannabis Dispensary is open regular hours.  Their online menu is updated in real-time, so you’ll always see exactly what’s available.
The Great Western Steak & Hoagie Co!   Est.1973.  Call to place in your order Call (310) 450-4545. Foodies must have choice: Philly Cheesesteak.
















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