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Patrick
Hey Airbnb-ers Nice too meet you, my name is Patrick Lennon and I was born and raised in Venice Beach, CA, part of one of the largest families in L.A., the Lennons. Our family has been populati... read more
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#1

Hal's Bar & Grill

BarsBars
$$· 1349 Abbot Kinney Boulevard·Map·Website·

91 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Amazing food, mellow atmosphere, good crowd. Prices aren't cheap but well worth it. Best turkey burger on the planet and visit my friend Mikey at the bar for breakfast on the weekends.

#2

The Brig

BarsBars
$· 1515 Abbot Kinney Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

145 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Cool little lounge bar on the popular street Abbot Kinney. Good music, pool table and they always have food trucks parked outside.

#3

Baby Blues BBQ

RestaurantsRestaurants
$$· 444 Lincoln Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

133 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Best BBQ in town and only a 10 minute walk from our place. Featured all over the food network, people from all over the world visit this Baby Blues which started here in Venice.

#4

Tito's Tacos Mexican Restaurant

RestaurantsRestaurants
$· 11222 Washington Place·Map·Hours·Website·

43 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Perhaps the most popular fast Mexican Food in town. Long lines but worth the wait. It's simple and their menu is very limited, if you want a good filling meal and not worried about your diet

#5

La Cabana Restaurant

RestaurantsRestaurants
$· 738 Rose Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

90 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Best place if you want late night Mexican food after the bars. Open until 3am every day, naughty food and very affordable!!

#6

Whole Foods Market - Venice

$$$·Map·Hours·Website·

676 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Best grocery market around and only a 15 minute walk. Huge food court inside with every food option you can think of. Great for those who prefer a nicer market with more natural and organic options.

#7

Penmar Golf Course

ParksParks
1233 Rose Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

40 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great little 9 par golf course, just 1 mile away

#8

Deus Ex Machina - Emporium Of Post Modern Activities

$· 1001 Venice Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

131 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Very Venice hip coffee and pastry shop just 2 minutes away on foot. They are also a specialty vintage motorcycle shop that sells cool apparel.

#9

Le Zinque

$$· 600 Venice Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

166 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Cool little french style wine and tapas bar. Cool little patio and a classic local hangout.

#10

Lemonade

RestaurantsRestaurants
$$· 1661 Abbot Kinney Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

223 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great place to grab lunch, fresh entrees with great lighting and fast service. Located on the trendy Abbott Kinney Blvd.

#11

Tasting Kitchen

RestaurantsRestaurants
$$$· 1633 Abbot Kinney Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

279 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Super expensive but probably one of the best meals you will have in Venice. A fantastic place to have a specialty handmade cocktail with a casual, hip vibe. Located on the trendy Abbott Kinney Blvd.

#12

Sports Harbour Bar & Restaurant

RestaurantsRestaurants
$$· 13484 West Washington Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

14 local Airbnb hosts recommend

If you like local dive bars, this is the place! Cheap drinks, lots of TV's and bar games to play!

#13

In-N-Out Burger

RestaurantsRestaurants
$· 13425 Washington Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

92 local Airbnb hosts recommend

If you come to California, you MUST try the best burger in town, the famous Double Double! Very affordable, fast and only a 15 minute walk.

#14

Hinano Cafe

RestaurantsRestaurants
$$· 15 Washington Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

206 local Airbnb hosts recommend

It doesn't get anymore local that Hinano's. Very local Venice beach hangout, saw dust floors, AMAZING burgers and the coldest beer in town (beer and wine only), cash only!

#15

Venice Whaler Inc

RestaurantsRestaurants
10 Washington Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

174 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Best beach hang out to see the sunset over Venice pier, good bar food, drinks and fun local hangout, crowded but a good time!

#16

Islands Restaurant

RestaurantsRestaurants
$· 404 Washington Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

28 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This Hawaiian themed chain restaurant has great burgers, and other entrees. Very affordable and fun atmosphere!

#17

Ross Dress For Less

Clothing StoresClothing Stores
$· 1400 Lincoln Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

22 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Ross dress for less is a clothing store located just blocks away that has great clothing for SUPER cheap. If you forgot to pack a sweater or need a pair of beach trucks, Ross is the place to go!

#18

Tender Greens Marina del Rey

RestaurantsRestaurants
$· 13455 Maxella Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

43 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Fresh, organic entrees and salads. One of my favorite places to eat and not have to pay a lot of money for your lunch or dinner. Located in the Marina Mall next to a theater and shops.

#19

Yard House Marina del Rey

RestaurantsRestaurants
13455 Maxella Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

51 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Wanna catch some sports on TV and enjoy a bar that has hundreds of beer on tap. Try the yard house!

#20

AMC Loews Marina 6

Movie TheatersMovie Theaters
13455 Maxella Avenue·Map·Website·

146 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Catch a movie in first class. Every screening room has reclinable leather chairs, food and beverage service right to your seat with the click of a button. Ages 21 and over only, awesome place!

#21

Nikki's

$$· 72 Market Street·Map·Website·

37 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Cool venice beach bar, dancing on the weekends, good food, great crowd

#22

Hotel Erwin

$$$· 1697 Pacific Avenue·Map·Website·

169 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great rooftop bar to get a view of the entire city. Go here to see a good sunset!

#23

Cafe50S

RestaurantsRestaurants
$· 838 Lincoln Boulevard·Map·Hours·

51 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great little 1950's style diner serves breakfast and lunch, super fast and very affordable.

#24

Fresh Brothers Pizza

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$$· 4722 1/2 Admiralty Way·Map·Hours·Website·

16 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great pizza, they deliver and also have Vegan and gluten free options.

#25

The Otheroom

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1201 Abbot Kinney Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

213 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Cool East Coast vibe beer and wine bar also located on Abbot Kinney. Drinks aren't that cheap but the atmosphere and crowd is very fun!

#26

Great Western Steak & Hoagie

RestaurantsRestaurants
$· 1720 Lincoln Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

16 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A tiny little hole in the wall, but if you love a juicy cheesesteak sandwich with grilled onions, sauce and dripping with melted cheese, this is the place. Only 2 blocks away!

#27

California Chicken Cafe

RestaurantsRestaurants
$$· 424 Lincoln Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

21 local Airbnb hosts recommend

If you want a quick, affordable lunch or dinner, this place is great. Wraps, sides, chicken cafe, very fast and only a 10-15 minute walk away.

#28

McDonald's

RestaurantsRestaurants
$· 2457 Lincoln Blvd·Map·Hours·

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Wouldn't recommend it but if you want some naughty fast food, it's only a 5 minute walk around the corner.

#29

Del Taco

RestaurantsRestaurants
$· 4050 Lincoln Blvd·Map·Hours·

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Also wouldn't recommend this unless nothing else is open late night but if you need a 24 hour fast food joint, this is it.

#30

IHOP

RestaurantsRestaurants
$· 4070 Lincoln Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

7 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Good all around, cheap quick franchised diner, and open 24 hours.

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