1009 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA
(310) 664-9787 serving: West LA, Venice
open:Wed-Thu 6pm-10pm Fri-Sat 6pm-10:30pm Sun 9am-3pm; 5:30pm-9:30pm

Sidewalk Score: 7 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Restaurants, Dine At The Bar, Date Spot, $$, Californian, Mastercard Accepted, Discover Accepted, Visa Accepted, Brunch, American Express Accepted, Debit Card Accepted, Diners Club Accepted, Check,

The Low Down


Where to Sit: While the table by the door can be drafty, it's perfect to spot the occasional celebrity coming or going.

The Extras: Trouble getting a table? Ask to sit at the counter, where you can also watch the chefs in action through the exhibition kitchen. (Just be warned: It's noisy.)

Look Good: Save yourself the embarrassment of referring to the restaurant as "ax." It's pronounced "ah-shay."

Rants, Raves & Reviews

by at Gayot

Pronounced "Ashay," Axe is the Portuguese spelling of an African word meaning the energy of gods and goddesses. The restaurant's focus is not on mythological forces but on organic, farm-fresh products. Start with little dishes like seared…
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Minimalist Space
By Shireen R at Insider Pages

Axe has a minimalist space and a nice outdoor area with a great fireplace. They have good salads and small plates. They accomodate large parties;... Read More

Hip Venice Spot
By Joann S at Insider Pages

Small Quaint restaurant always delivers quality food that is very healthy. Hip Venice vibe with a great wine list. Entree's are priced a little h... Read More

By EmilGH at Menuism

A nice place with great service that serves local farm-direct and organic foods. Most of the healthy or... Read More

love this place. The 9 grain pancake on the...
By nicolaw at Menuism

love this place. The 9 grain pancake on the brunch menu is out of this world delicious. In fact pretty much... Read More

Great Place for Vegetarians
By Penny F at Insider Pages

This is one of my absolutely favorite Venice restaurants. It has great choices for lunches, dinners and weekend breakfast that are vegetarian and s... Read More