From take out to upscale and rooftop to boardwalk, patios to fire pits and more, we have the list of the best food on the boardwalk.  

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Poke Poke: Poke-Poke is sooooo delicious!  If you haven’t tried it, get some!  Poke Poke: Hawaiian style tuna tar-tar.   It’s fish (primarily Ahi) marinated in and mixed with onions and some other tasty veggies. The acai bowl with bananas & coconut is also a must try!   Now at Jody Maroni’s!  2011 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90291    Phone (310) 822-5639 www.poke-poke.com
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The Sidewalk Cafe: Large outdoor patio on the Venice Beach Boardwalk.  Eat, drink and people watch on the Venice boardwalk. Serving a variety of American, Mexican, Italian cuisine and signature drinks from the full bar. Open for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Satellite sports packages shown here.  Sidewalk Cafe offers Sunset happy hour M-F 3-7 p.m.  1401 Oceanfront Walk | thesidewalkcafe.com | 310 399 5547
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Muscle Beach Juice Bar.   Power up on wheatgrass and ginger shots, fresh juice, smoothies, protein shakes, peanut butter and jelly, breakfast burritos, vegetarian options, more!  Located on the Venice Beach Boardwalk across from the world famous Muscle Beach Gym.   1809 Oceanfront Walk.  Venice, Ca 90291.
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Malaka Brothers Greek Food.  Grass fed lamb, free range chicken gyros, fresh cut fries, falafel, and organic greek yogurt are just a few of the things at this little taste of Greece on the boardwalk!  1827 Oceanfront Walk. Malaka Brothers
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Jody Maroni’s Sausage Kingdom (on the Venice Boardwalk)  has been specializing in gourmet sausage for over 30 years. There are 24 varieties to choose from, and each one is made with the finest cuts of meat and cheese, fresh fruits and veggies, real wine, and beer. Our famous sausage sandwich is served on a warm onion roll, smothered with onions and peppers. Sauerkraut and additional condiments are available by request.   2011 Ocean Front Walk .  Venice, CA 90291   310.822.5639   jodymaroni.com

Canal Club:
 Sushi, wood grill and pacific rim cuisine. Nightly specials for food & drink. Extensive tequila & wine selection.  Happy hour: Sun-Wed 5pm-10pm.& Thurs-Sat ‘til 7pm.  Canal Club: Happy hour daily. Sun-Wed. 5-10 p.m. Thurs-Sun 5-7 p.m.  2025 Pacific Ave. | canalclubvenice.com | 310.823.3878

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Barlo Kitchen and Cocktails: (Located in Hotel Erwin). Barlo serves up menus of ever-rotating “barn to belly” dishes and drinks with a focus on simplicity and fresh farmer’s market ingredients in a comfortable setting.  And all of Barlo’s  beer is from Ca. breweries!  That means low food miles! Way to be green, Barlo! Open 7am daily. Dinner menu ‘til 11pm.
1697 Pacific Ave. | BarloVenice.com | 310.452.1111

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Hama Sushi: Venice’s original sushi since 1979. Weekend happy hour from 12-7pm. Daily from 5-7pm. 1/2 price apps, discounted drinks.  213 Windward Ave. (on the Windward Circle) | hamasushi.com | 310 396.8783

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High: Full bar atop Hotel Erwin overlooking the Pacific Ocean. High is the premiere Venice Beach open-air rooftop lounge, where the nightly sunset is the main event.
1697 Pacific Ave | hotelerwin.com | 310.452.1111
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James Beach: Cocktails & Dining “Beach Style.” Menu features a wide variety of seafood, meat and vegetarian items. Beautiful outdoor patio. Home of the “I Love You Man” fish tacos.  Lunch: 11:30 to 3pm W-F. Weekend brunch 11am – 3pm. Bar open ‘til 2am.  60 North Venice Blvd. | jamesbeach.com | 310.823-5396
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Expresso YoSelf: An old fashion favorite – re-invented in 108 different bread pudding flavors. Open at 7am daily. Outdoor patio on the Venice boardwalk. Also serving Intelligencia drip coffee, specialty coffees, teas, baked goods & waffles. As seen on the Food Network.  1827 Oceanfront Walk 
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BY THE VENICE PIER: 
 We suggest you try these local establishments! Enjoy!
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Cabo Cantina. Cabo Cantina is the ultimate sports event and pay-per-view fight destination with giant frothy margaritas, a fire pit, juke box, outdoor patio & tasty mexican favorites. Open 11am – 2am daily. 2 for 1 drinks on all drinks from 4 – 8pm daily and from 10:30pm – 12:30am Sun- Thurs. $9.95 Bottomless Mimosa’s & Bloody Mary’s Fri – Sun.  Check out all of Cabo Cantina’s neighborhood specials.  View menu on thecabocantina.com    |30Washington Blvd. Venice, Ca 90292

The Cow’s End Cafe.  
Coffee, tea, juice bar, deli, lounge area with Wi-Fi,  and bakery.  Family Owned Since 1989.  This is Where the Locals Hang …and where the Local Pooch Hangs Out!   Open from 6 am to 10 pm weekdays and ‘til 11pm weekends.
=Free Wi-Fi with Purchase!!!
=Free Children’s Music Class Mon. & Thurs. from 10:30am~11:15am
=OA(Over Eaters Anonymous) Meeting Mon.~Fri. from 7:30am~8:30am
View menu at  thecowsendcafe.com     34 Washington Blvd. Venice, Ca 90292
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Simmzy’s Venice:  Washington Square has a new player on the block!  Folks meet your new “steps from the beach spot,” Simmzy’s.  Simmzy’s easily has the best draft and bottled beer selection of anywhere in the vicinity, and a breezy beach vibe patio that says “let’s chill here.”  And, the food as well is fantastic!  Their burgers are boss, and with offerings from short rib salad to tuna poke Simmzy’s has something for every palette.  They also have cool events like Tap take overs and Tuesday night trivia.  Drop in and check it out, you will be glad you did!   Simmzy’s: “A local’s pub serving artisan foods, craft beers & small production wines.”   View menu at  www.simmzys.com!  37 W. Washington Blvd. Venice, CA 90292

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Sunny SpotWanna do some day drinking? Bottomless rum punch, mimosas, and bloody Mary’s from 11:00 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. are the jam here.  And, happy hour starts at 3:30, so you could probably live here!  Located on the corner of Abbot Kinney and Washington Blvd.   Woohoo!

 

IN THE MARINA!

We suggest you try these local establishments! Enjoy!
 
Dine and drink  Tony P’s Dockside Grill!  
 Voted by local newspapers and T.V. Stations! Tony P’s Dockside and Grill has the best steak, seafood, outside dining, beer selection, bar food, blood Mary! Westside #1 Sports Tavern and Happy Hour. One of top three fish and chips, American BBQ and martinis! Weekend Breakfast with Bottomless Mimosas at Tony P’s!   Great patio with Marina view!  HOURS:  Every Sat. & Sun. 9:00 am – 11:30 am.   Monday – Thursday – 11:30 a.m. until 10 p.m.   Friday – 11:30 a.m. until 11 p.m.Happy Hour Mon- . 3-6 p.m. Fri.’til 7p.m. 4445 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA – 90292. www.TonyPs.com