Dec. 22 Hanukkah At James’ Beach, A Festival Of Lights And Food

James’ Beach is a Venice Beach institution.

An iconic restaurant and bar now celebrating 23 years, a ½ block from world famous Venice Beach and the Pacific ocean.  James’ Beach has over the years earned a loyal following of lovers of American Comfort food,  great drinks, an award winning wine list plus marvelous people watching.  Los Angeles Times food critic, Irene Virbila reviewed that the straightforward cuisine, friendly service, and beach ambiance made James’ Beach “as comfortable as a favorite sweater.”

Paintings of the Venice life of the two owners are exhibited next to romantic, comfy dining room booths.  Locals and visitors seek out James’ Beach  for legendary food from locally sourced ingredients, natural meats and sustainable seafood including the famous Fish Tacos from the movie “I Love You, Man; generous cocktails like a spicy prickly pear margarita from the patio bar (with a palm tree growing out of it);  weekend brunch  on the tropical patio; a popular “5 to 7” happy hour and one of the best weekend bar scenes on the Westside.  James’ Beach, 60 North Venice Blvd. Venice, Ca 90291.

Hanukkah At James’ Beach, A Festival Of Lights And Food

Sunday, Dec. 22, 6:00-10:30 p.m.

Celebrating Hanukkah with family and friends at James’ Beach is one of our favorite traditions. Every year we enjoy latkas and homemade apple sauce, chicken soup, fresh chopped liver, roast chicken and Shari’s famous brisket and much, much more. This year Hannukah begins on Sunday, December 22 through Monday, December 30. We’ll look forward to celebrating with you.

Christmas Eve Dinner Is A Tradition At James’ Beach

Tuesday, December 24th, 6:00-10:30 p.m.

Join us Christmas Eve for roast goose, roast beef, mulled wine, egg nog, holiday cookies and more by the tree. It’s our annual Christmas Eve dinner. Surprises like the Jingle Bell Rockers caroling by the fireplace are sure to happen. Book your table now. No Bah Humbugs!

James’ Beach Is A Tropical Paradise For New Years Eve

Tuesday, December 31st, 5:30 p.m. -2:00 a.m.

This year, celebrate New Year’s eve in a tropical paradise surrounded by waterfalls and giant tikis as you dine on spectacular tropical delicacies . Join us for our 23rd New Year’s Eve as we sacrifice the old year into the volcano and see the new year begin! First and second dinner reservations go fast.


James’ Beach, 60 North Venice Blvd. Venice, Ca 90291.  (424) 835-3922.


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