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The Lighthouse Cafe

30 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-3760
+1 310-376-9833
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good51%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“la la land” (10 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
30 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-3760
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1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 7 February 2018

This is the legendary Lighthouse where jazz greats played in the past and now due to the success of the movie, "La La Land," this place features jazz on Wednesday nights from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and a lunch brunch on Saturdays and Sundays....More

Thank Don J
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Went here on a Thursday night for some live music, drinks and light fare. Fun crowd and great music. Did some dancing and really enjoyed myself! I’m a wine drinker and they have very limited wine selection but they have quite a menu of specialty...More

Thank LynetteWicks
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The Lighthouse Cafe has a lot of history with respect to Jazz. It closed for a number of years, and has reopened better than ever. Fun place to go.

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Light lunches outdoors or enjoy the jazz indoors in the evenings. Fairly typical bar food, good service but nothing exceptional. Prices seem to have benefited since it appeared in the film!

1  Thank Steve M
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Great drinks! Great music! Great atmosphere. Fun seeing where LaLa Land was filmed. Would go again and again.

Thank Heartlight73
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Classic bar and one of the few places that you don't have to wait to get into. Good 80's music by a live band. For me, it was just too loud as I wanted to hang out with my girlfriends (which means talking to each...More

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

I was in Hermosa for work for a few days. A local friend joined me. We went to the Lighthouse the very first night because they told us reggae was on. We ended up going back every night of our stay, as the atmosphere was...More

Thank filolo
Reviewed 9 August 2017

My family and I wanted to hear some music with our brunch so we had brunch at the Lighthouse and both the food and the music was great. The service was attentive, quick and the prices were on par with other restaurants but here you...More

Thank Wayne Y
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We took our three kids here as a surprise, as our whole family just loved "La La Land". We went on to their Wednesday night Jazz Happy Hour, and it's all ages until 8:30pm, so we all got to avail of their great Happy Hour...More

Thank cashmyre
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Just a small walk from the Beach House. Plenty of entertainment, live music, awesome service. and La La Land!!!

Thank ganeagroup
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26 March 2018|
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Response from Heartlight73 | Reviewed this property |
Don’t know for sure. Calendar of music scheduled is on their website. It’s a great place!
6 March 2017|
Response from AbacusTT | Reviewed this property |
I really do not know, but the wine cellar collection is not that extensive
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
5:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-3760
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hermosa Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-376-9833
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