James Beach

James Beach

60 N Venice Blvd, Venice, CA
(310) 823-5396 serving: West LA, Venice
open:Mon: 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm Tue: 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm Wed: 11:30 am - 10:30 pm Thu: 11:30 am - 1:00 am Fri: 11:30 am - 1:00 am Sat: 11:00 am - 1:00 am Sun: 11:00 am - 10:30 pm

Sidewalk Score: 9 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Restaurants, Bar Scene, $$, Seafood, People Watching, Mastercard Accepted, Private Rooms, Outdoor Dining, Online Reservations, Late Night Dining, Discover Accepted, Visa Accepted, American Express Accepted,

The Low Down


Parking: If you don't mind walking a block, a less-expensive-than-valet public lot is within sight of the restaurant.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

by at Gayot

This noisy neighborhood favorite (formerly the oh-so-hip West Beach cafe) is fun and festive, with a terrific patio out back. The cuisine, meanwhile, should be taken seriously, as chef Shari Lynne Robins turns out such dishes as calf's…
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By Foodnwineluver at Citysearch

Venice classic with great food (well priced), fantastic bar scene and the best wine list (lot's of bargains- 1/2 price on Mondays) in L.A. Try the ... Read More

By acidbeat2 at Citysearch

I went bc it was rated well on citysearch for easter but was misinformed. I asked to be sat outside and the hostess gave us the worst table inside... Read More

Powerful mojitos!
By LaMaria at Citysearch

Personally I like it better up at the bar in the main room rather being in the indoor side room to the right or even in a booth. Great apps, delii... Read More

James Beach Restaurant is where the cool people go :)
By Carly P at Insider Pages

I love this place! It is one of my favorite bars on the West Side. Always has a fun and very international crowd. The food is pretty good, and if y... Read More

A Venice Beach haunt that carries on the neighborhood's laid-back, good-time tradition.
By Contributor at Citysearch

In Short Regulars guzzle vodka martinis at the bar, recalling the restaurant's storied '80s past, while the young and beautiful bring the... Read More