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Bars & Restaurants

OUR FAVORITE RESTAURANTS

The sun-kissed streets of West LA are dotted with an array of bars and restaurants, each offering their own diverse flavors and vibrant atmospheres. Discover our favorite trendy cocktail lounges, charming brunch spots, cozy trattorias, and more — all just steps from Hotel June.  

 

Ospi

Ospi takes Italian comfort food to new heights with classic Italian fare like Neapolitan meatballs and carbonara alongside new favorites like crispy provolone with vodka sauce and cacio e pepe pizza. 

Website: https://www.ospivenice.com/  

Address: 42 N. Venice Blvd, Venice, CA 90291

 

Fig Tree 

An all-day outdoor dining spot in the neighborhood since 1978, Fig Tree’s menu celebrates Latin flavors and a love for the Pacific Coastline with standouts like the plantain and coconut pancakes and mustard-braised chicken thigh. 

Website: https://www.figtreevenice.com/

Address: 429 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90291

 

Dudley Market

Locally-caught seafood, natural wine, and HiFi vinyl spins are on tap at this neighborhood spot, where the menu changes daily but always features in-season ingredients and the local catch of the day. 

Website:  https://www.dudleymarketvenice.com/

Address: 9 Dudley Ave, Venice, CA 90291 

 

De Buena Planta

A laid back gathering place for Mexican soul food, juicy records, and mezcal cocktails. Come with friends for a midday respite and stick around by the fire pits to watch the sunset. 

Website: https://www.debuenaplanta.us/ 

Address: 1118 Abbot Kinney Blvd

 

Felix

Felix has everything of an Italian trattoria—green wallpaper reminiscent of the decor in nonna’s home, friendly service with an excellent pronunciation of Italian dishes, a Tuscan grill and a wood-fired oven. 

Website: https://felixla.com/ 

Address: 1023 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291

 

Gjelina

A staple in the LA community, Gjelina is renowned for its exquisite pizza-pasta-vegetable dishes. The mozzarella and cherry tomatoes pizza with a hint of orange is a must. 

Website: https://gjelina.com/home/ 

Address: 1429 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291

 

The Butcher’s Daughter

A bright all-day outpost offering vegetarian & vegan fare, plus juices in a relaxed space. It’s an easy spot to pop in for a few bites after shopping on Abbot Kinney or hitting Venice Beach. 

Website: https://www.thebutchersdaughter.com/la/ 

Address: 1205 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291

 

Gjusta

If the early bird catches the best waves, they would certainly catch Gjusta’s baklava croissant as well. Everything at Gjusta is incredibly good, the most difficult task is to choose. And to wait in line.

Website: https://gjusta.com/ 

Address: 320 Sunset Ave, Venice, CA 90291

 

The Win~Dow at American Beauty

This hole-in-the-wall burger joint has perfected the classic smashburger that’s topped with 

caramelized onions, American cheese, and a house sauce. If you want to opt for a healthier option, they have a decent grain bowl. 

Website: https://www.thewin-dow.la/ 

Address: 425 Rose Ave, Venice, CA 90291

 

Hatchet Hall

The key to Hatchell Hall is to let go, listen to the somm and order small plates of very rich food by chef Brian Dunsmoor. Chicken livers on toast, benne yeast rolls with honey butter…you won’t be dissapointed. 

Website: http://www.hatchethallla.com/ 

Address: 12517 W. Washington Blvd. Los Angeles, CA, 90066

 

Scopa Italian Roots

Roomy brick-walled gastropub dishing up hot & cold antipasti, pastas & other Italian specialties.

Website: https://www.scopaitalianroots.com/ 

Address: 2905 Washington Blvd. Venice, CA 90292

 

OUR FAVORITE BARS

Gran Blanco 

A great spot near the boardwalk for late night drinks where you can also find a great weekend brunch. Their menu highlights a double patty smashburger, crispy octopus, and curry fried chicken. 

Website: https://granblanco.com/ 

Address: 80 Winward Ave, Venica, CA 90291

 

The Manchester

An intimate neighborhood cocktail bar inspired by the classic supper club experience. Here you’ll find American classics with a refined rustic approach. The curated nightly music selections set the mood to enhance your dining experience.

Website: https://www.themanchester.la/

Address: 8522 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045

 

Sam First Bar 

Sam First is the spot to discover modern jazz artists in an intimate space with the best acoustics. It’s a stylish space with great design where you’ll find live music 5 nights a week. 

Website: https://www.samfirstbar.com/

Address: 6171 W. Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045

 

Roosterfish

Roosterfish was one of the first progressive bars for the community and the new owners have kept its namesake in respect to the history Roosterfish has undergone. Come for a round of cocktails with friends and shoot some pool. 

Website: https://www.roosterfishla.com/ 

Address: 1302 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291

 

The Waterfront

An indoor-outdoor beach spot offering Swiss & American eats, beer, wine & happy hour. You can’t beat the ocean views and a front row seat to a California sunset. 

Website: https://www.thewaterfrontvenice.com/ 

Address: 205 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90291

 

The Lincoln

Classic cocktails & other drinks in an industrial-chic bar with a Model T Roadster & auto books.

Website: https://www.thelincolnvenice.com/ 

Address: 2536 Lincoln Blvd, Venice, CA 90291

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