Martini Bars / Lounges

Pull up a chair and indulge at one of the many martini bars in the South Bay. Professional mixologists will craft an amazing cocktail to celebrate a special occasion, or just to celebrate it being 5:00. The highest concentration are in Manhattan Beach, although you can find some quality lounges as you move South.

(424) 275-4820

100 Fishermans Wharf, Suite H, Redondo Beach, CA, United States

Diner, Hip/Eclectic

Redondo Beach

American, Bar Food, Breakfast Spot

($10-$19)

Catch the Lakers Here, Hidden Gem, Start Sunday Funday Here

Branch of a landmark local sports bar chain serving an eclectic mix of pub grub in kitschy digs. Read more…

(310) 893-6277

1148 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, United States

11:30 am - 10:00 pm

Hip/Eclectic

Manhattan Beach

Happy Hour, Hard Liquor License

American, Asian - Other, Seafood, Sushi

($20-$29), ($30+)

Amazing., Spoil Yourself, Hidden Gem, Oenophiles You're Home, Our Favorite When the Boss is Paying for it, Top 10

Fishing with Dynamite – already named Best Oyster Bar by Los Angeles Magazine – Chef David LeFevre celebrates summers spent on Virginia’s Eastern Shore and SoCal’s vibrant… Read more…

310-503-7722

39 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254, United States

Hip/Eclectic

Hermosa Beach

By the Water, Happy Hour, Hard Liquor License, Outside Area

Mexican

($20-$29)

Amazing., Spoil Yourself, Hidden Gem, Solid Date Spot

 Palmilla offers regionally influenced Mexican cuisine featuring the freshest seafood and the finest cuts of beef, along with the best selection of premium tequilas in the South… Read more…

(310) 376-4412

68 Pier Avenue, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254, United States

Hip/Eclectic

Hermosa Beach

Dancing, Happy Hour, Hard Liquor License, Outside Area

American, Bar Food

($10-$19)

Start Sunday Funday Here

American Junkie is a modern interpretation of the traditional gastro pub, offering the best in food and drink. Read more…

310.545.7470

117 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, United States

Hip/Eclectic

Manhattan Beach

Happy Hour, Hard Liquor License

American, Asian - Other, Italian, Seafood

($30+)

Amazing., Spoil Yourself, Oenophiles You're Home, Our Favorite When the Boss is Paying for it, Solid Date Spot, Top 10

Down at the beach, overlooking the Pacific Ocean,The Strand House rises elegantly and iconically above the breakers. Read more…

1238 Hermosa Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254, United States

Hip/Eclectic

Hermosa Beach

By the Water, Happy Hour, Hard Liquor License

Mexican, Seafood

($20-$29), ($30+)

Spoil Yourself, Hidden Gem, Solid Date Spot

Located in Hermosa Beach, just a block off the sand and strand, Día de Campo is a modern surf lodge, of sorts, catering to those who want… Read more…

(310) 792-4120

1814 S Pacific Coast Hwy, Redondo Beach, CA 90277, United States

Hip/Eclectic

Redondo Beach

Hard Liquor License

Mexican

With a name derived from a menu of 120 tequila varieties, this award-winning restaurant offers a variety of dishes that blend flavors from Oaxaca, Mexico City and… Read more…

(310) 406-6801

1221 North Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, United States

Manhattan Beach

Happy Hour, Hard Liquor License

Zinc Lounge is a luxury Bar located at Shade Hotel, 1221 N Valley Dr, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, United States Read more…

310-802-1973

1141 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, United States

Hip/Eclectic

Manhattan Beach

Happy Hour, Hard Liquor License, Outside Area

American, Asian - Other, Italian, Seafood

Amazing., Spoil Yourself, Oenophiles You're Home, Our Favorite When the Boss is Paying for it, Solid Date Spot

Located in the heart of Manhattan Beach, Darren’s features savory small plates and delicious fine dining set in a upscale yet welcoming, relaxed environment. Read more…

(310) 540-1222

1611 South Catalina Avenue, Redondo Beach, CA, United States

Redondo Beach

Happy Hour, Hard Liquor License

  You know that bar on the corner that serves up tasty microbrews, seasonal wines and an array of pub food that blends sophistication and comfort? Well,… Read more…

310.798.8227

1301 Manhattan Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254, United States

Hip/Eclectic

Hermosa Beach

By the Water, Dancing, Happy Hour, Hard Liquor License, Outside Area

American, Bar Food, Steakhouse

($20-$29)

Amazing., Spoil Yourself, Solid Date Spot

    UPDATE: Name changed to ALTA HOUSE. Located on the rooftop of The Abigaile, Ocean Bar has 180 degree sunset views from Malibu to Catalina. Read more…

3107985875

260 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90277, United States

Redondo Beach

By the Water

American, Seafood

Solid Date Spot

BALEENkitchen, the Oceanfront restaurant at The Portofino Hotel & Marina, was recently awarded a Zagat rating as among the “Top 10 Best Restaurants for Waterside Dining in… Read more…

(310) 536-0730

1550 Rosecrans Ave, Suite G Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, United States

Hip/Eclectic

Manhattan Beach

Hard Liquor License

Italian

Amazing., Spoil Yourself, Hidden Gem, Solid Date Spot, Top 10

Lido di Manhattan Ristorante and Bar, located in Manhattan Marketplace by Bristol Farms, has long been one of the South Bay’s best kept secrets. Read more…

(310) 318-3434

128 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, United States

Hip/Eclectic

Manhattan Beach

By the Water, Hard Liquor License

Italian

Mangiamo Ristorante & Bar offers fine Italian dining a block from the pier in downtown Manhattan Beach. Read more…

(310) 379-9900

20 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, United States

Hip/Eclectic

Manhattan Beach

By the Water, Happy Hour, Hard Liquor License

American, Seafood

A South Bay Classic, Amazing., Spoil Yourself, Our Favorite When the Boss is Paying for it, Solid Date Spot, Top 10

      Renowned for it’s famous drink, the Navy Grog, ROCK’N FISH is well situated in Manhattan Beach’s downtown area. Read more…