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Venice Whaler Bar & Grill

) #90 of 8,593 Restaurants in Los Angeles $$ - $$$ American, ,
210 Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90292-5128
+1 310-821-8737
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (15 reviews)
“chicken club” (3 reviews)
“fries” (15 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Delicatessen
$$ - $$$
210 Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90292-5128
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband loves this place, he orders the club. It's great but doesn't come with fries. Like overpriced for just the sandwich. Fried fish tacos are great, tons of onions. If you're not an onion person don't order Poke or guacamole with chips. Tons and...More

Thank americanhickey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this bar twice whilst holidaying in Santa Monica. Right beside Venice beach, gorgeous views and varied menu, loved the southern fried chicken and dip Loved the little touch they have of serving the coconut juice in its shell and when finished they crack it...More

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is for the Whaler Takeaway next door. We moved to the neighborhood 3 months ago & have tried all the places in this 3 block area at lower Washington at Venice pier. Today we decided to lunch at the take away. Bummer!!! We were...More

Thank Lexibelle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well-located beach bar in the heart of Venice. Excellent staff, tasty grinds, beautiful ocean side atmosphere. Perfect for a Saturday beer and burger by the sea. Joaquin was awesome and took great care in making sure we were enjoying our time there. Thanks Whaler staff!

Thank Andreys V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food clam chowder fries best and fish tacos Would recommend this place to anyone nice area to sit also.

Thank Sheila Jeff Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here after a nice Venice boardwalk. This must be one of the best hamburger I have tasted. And the french fries was perfectly done. This is far from a fine dining place, but the food is great. A lot of people, music and...More

Thank kbergl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great venue for a casual beverage and catch up with friends when in the area. Drinks good and service quick. Upstairs and downstairs bar areas with different vibe and crowd make for a perfect option when not sure what you're wanting.

Thank Bec D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has a great view of the Venice Pier and the Pacific ocean. The clientele is a different story. Once night falls the frat boys come out and it is not very tourist or family friendly. It appears they establishment doesn't mind. If you...More

Thank jeromer24
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is average is this busy beachside place. Two floors upstairs is a loud bar, downstairs an inside (empty) bar and seating outside with food service. Basic fare that was fine but not otherwise noteworthy. Great views.

Thank Gooselee
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Upstairs is a) a little rowdy b) has brilliant beach views and c) really cool staff to make a cocktail or two, over and above that, the fish taco's are to die for, probably the best I tried in the USA, and trust me, I...More

Thank Brett T
Venice has always danced to its own beat as the
epicenter of bohemian culture in Los Angeles. Along
the boardwalk there are street performers and local
craftsmen selling their wares. Original paintings,
souvenirs, and jewelry are on display. Crowds of
visitors marvel at the sites while weightlifting
enthusiasts pump iron in plain view, and skateboarders
do their tricks around the skate park. All of it
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Jeami K
hi is 21 and under allowed to come in and just try out the food and not drink?
7 March 2016|
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Response from Stephane H | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, last time I was there they did check for ID before we could enter the place...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Delicatessen
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90292-5128
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Venice
  • Neighbourhood: Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 310-821-8737
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