Ale Houses in Los Angeles

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Party Earth Review Located just a couple blocks from the beach, the Library Alehouse is a laid-back and airy gastropub that attracts a loyal crowd of moneyed regulars less for its prices than for its Ocean Park location, extensive drink menu, and relaxing atmosphere. During the day, Main Street shoppers and local business people pop into this Santa Monica mainstay to linger over lunch under the skylight and high-beamed ceiling, while later on, couples cozy up at the small pub tables arranged along the photograph-covered wall. A charming, tree-lined patio out back features long tables perfect for casual groups of creative professionals to mingle with their neighbors ... more


2911 Main Street
Santa Monica, CA 90405

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LA Ale Houses Overview

Library Alehouse - Ale House | Bar | Gastropub in LA

Los Angeles Ale Houses are the perfect spot to kick back with a fancy beer and simply enjoy oneself. And even better, most L.A. ale houses offer an exquisite menu of locally sourced gastropub fare guaranteed to satisfy any rumbling stomach.

One of L.A.’s staple ale houses is Venice Ale House, located right on the Venice boardwalk. Although an unusual spot for an upscale watering hole, don’t be fooled! Co-owned by the founder of Hawaii’s Kona Brewing, Venice Ale House offers a thrilling draft list comprised mostly of west coast brews. And for eats, the menu offers a selection of upscale pub fare, all made with local ingredients.

For those hoping to avoid the kitschy boardwalk scene, check out Library Alehouse, just a few blocks away from Santa Monica beach. Offering an extensive tap list of local and European microbrews, this L.A. ale house is a great spot to kick back and relax with a brew and some friends.

Beer connoisseurs should certainly check out 38 Degrees Ale House & Grill, which offers a beer list that has been labeled “epic,” and an upscale food menu. With a seemingly endless selection of rotating taps and an even longer bottle list, beer lovers will certainly be pleased and impressed.

For both serious beer connoisseurs and laid-back beer lovers, ale houses in Los Angeles are the perfect spot to relax with a microbrew and enjoy a local meal.

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