James’ Beach  is a Venice Beach  institution.  An iconic restaurant and bar, now celebrating 23 years, a ½ block from world famous Venice Beach and the Pacific ocean.  James’ Beach has over the years earned a loyal following of lovers of American comfort food,  great drinks, an award winning wine list, plus marvelous people watching.  Los Angeles Times food critic, Irne Virbila reviewed that the straightforward cuisine, friendly service, and beach ambiance “as comfortable as a favorite sweater.”  Paintings of the Venice life of the two owners are exhibited next to romantic, comfy dining room booths.  Locals and visitors seek out James’ Beach  for legendary food from locally sourced ingredients, natural meats and sustainable seafood including the famous Fish Tacos from the movie “I Love You, Man; generous cocktails like a spicy prickly pear margarita from the patio bar (with a palm tree growing out of it);  weekend brunch  on the tropical patio; a popular “5 to 7” happy hour and one of the best weekend bar scenes on the Westside.


James Beach. 60 N Venice Blvd.  Venice, California.  www.JamesBeach.com

The party can officially start!

After 24 years, everybody’s favorite local hang, James’ Beach, has happy hour weekdays from 5:oo p.m. -7:00 p.m. at the bar! And an epic happy hour it is!  How about everything at the bar is $5-$7!!  That is right, no typo here, I said $5-$7 for all of your favorites!  From their famous margaritas, to rose’ & ice cold pints of brew, to their super rad food, everything is $5 – $7.  Excellent news for all!  Way to go James’!

James’ Beach Happy Hour Menu

  • Draft Beers $5
  • 6 oz Pour House Red & White Wine Selection
  • Well Cocktails and House Margarita $7
  • James’ Beach Fries $5
  • Buffalo Cauliflower $5
  • Fonina Man N’ Cheese $6
  • Turkey Cheese Slider $6
  • Striped Bass Ceviche $7
  • Tuna Poke $7
  • Crispy Calamari $7
  • Filet Mignon slider $7

Additional happenings at James Beach!

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James Beach. 60 N Venice Blvd.  Venice, California.  www.JamesBeach.com