Martini Bars / Lounges

Pull up a chair and indulge at one of the many martini bars in the South Bay. Professional mixologists will craft an amazing cocktail to celebrate a special occasion, or just to celebrate it being 5:00. The highest concentration are in Manhattan Beach, although you can find some quality lounges as you move South.

1301 Manhattan Avenue, Hermosa Beach, CA, United States

Amazing., Solid Date Spot

($20-$29)

American, Asian - Other, Bar Food, Seafood

Happy Hour, Hard Liquor License

Hermosa Beach

Hip/Eclectic

Formerly known as Ocean Bar, Alta House offers up one of the best ocean views in the South Bay. Sitting on top of Abigaile Restaurant on Manhattan Avenue, this lounge has dancing and cocktails with a cool crowd every night of the week. Read more…

(310) 545-9600

3212 N Sepulveda Blvd, #A, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, United States

Hidden Gem

($10-$19), ($20-$29)

American, Asian - Other, Bar Food, Italian

Happy Hour

Manhattan Beach

Deli, Hip/Eclectic

Mellow American eatery serving wood-fired meats, wines by the glass & more amid communal tables. Located in Manhattan Village. Read more…

(310) 798-2500

R/10 Social House, North Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA, United States

Spoil Yourself, Oenophiles You're Home, Solid Date Spot, Start Sunday Funday Here

($10-$19), ($20-$29), ($30+)

American, Asian - Other, Seafood

By the Water, Dancing, Happy Hour, Hard Liquor License, Outside Area

Redondo Beach

Hip/Eclectic

R10 SOCIAL HOUSE is a neighborhood gastropub and it’s located on the waterfront in the harbor in Redondo Beach, CA. Read more…

1220 Hermosa Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254, United States

Solid Date Spot

($10-$19), ($20-$29)

American, Bar Food, Steakhouse

Happy Hour, Hard Liquor License

Hermosa Beach

Hip/Eclectic

An American Gastropub with locations in Studio City & Hermosa Beach. Read more…

57 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254, United States

Solid Date Spot

($20-$29), ($30+)

Seafood

By the Water, Happy Hour, Hard Liquor License

Hermosa Beach

Tower 12, located on the 2nd floor on the Hermosa Beach Pier Plaza, is the newest addition to the thriving restaurant scene. A virtual shrine to the South Bay, Tower 12’s walls are covered with vintage surf and beach images and objects. Formerly F.F.F.F. Read more…

(424) 398-0237

247 Avenida Del Norte, Redondo Beach, CA 90277, United States

Amazing., Spoil Yourself

($20-$29), ($30+)

American, Asian - Other, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, Thai

Happy Hour, Hard Liquor License

Redondo Beach

Hip/Eclectic

Casually chic spot for globally inspired breakfast, lunch & dinner, plus unique cocktails. Read more…

(310) 504-0088

19 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254, United States

11:30 am - 9:00 pm everyday

Spoil Yourself, Ditch the Brown Bag for this Lunch Spot

($20-$29), ($30+)

American, Bar Food, Seafood

By the Water, Happy Hour, Hard Liquor License, Outside Area

Hermosa Beach

Hip/Eclectic

New seafood spot a block from the beach, known for raw bar and fresh fish, happy hours & specialty drinks. Read more…

(310) 878-9620

903 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, United States

Amazing., Spoil Yourself, Oenophiles You're Home, Our Favorite When the Boss is Paying for it, Solid Date Spot

($30+)

American, Seafood, Steakhouse

Happy Hour, Hard Liquor License

Manhattan Beach

Hip/Eclectic

Swanky, retro-inspired spot for dry-aged steaks, lobster & classic cocktails with an updated twist. Read more…

317 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, United States

Amazing., Spoil Yourself, Hidden Gem, Oenophiles You're Home, Our Favorite When the Boss is Paying for it, Solid Date Spot

($20-$29), ($30+)

American, Asian - Other, Italian

Happy Hour, Hard Liquor License

Manhattan Beach

Hip/Eclectic

Love & Salt is your neighborhood haunt, your special occasion, your stop on the way home from work, your last call at the end of the night, your birthday celebration with friends and family, your first date, and your fiftieth anniversary. Read more…

(310) 545-2096

1131 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, United States

Amazing., Oenophiles You're Home, Solid Date Spot

($20-$29), ($30+)

Asian - Other, French, Italian, Latin, Seafood, Steakhouse

Hard Liquor License

Manhattan Beach

Hip/Eclectic

Funky bistro with Singaporean shophouse feel, serving Euro-accented Asian eats, craft beers & wines. Read more…

(310) 318-1272

1320 Hermosa Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254, United States

Amazing., Spoil Yourself, Hidden Gem

($10-$19), ($20-$29)

American, Asian - Other

Dancing, Happy Hour, Hard Liquor License

Hermosa Beach

Hip/Eclectic

Burgers get a Korean spin at this rustic-chic venue with a full bar, a patio & regular live music. Read more…

(310) 318-5555

117 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254, United States

Amazing., Spoil Yourself, Oenophiles You're Home

($20-$29), ($30+)

Steakhouse

Happy Hour, Hard Liquor License

Hermosa Beach

Hip/Eclectic

Read more…

(310) 376-8910

120 International Boardwalk, Redondo Beach, CA 90277, United States

A South Bay Classic, Start Sunday Funday Here

($10-$19), ($20-$29)

American, Asian - Other, Bar Food, Dessert, Mexican

By the Water, Happy Hour, Hard Liquor License

Redondo Beach

Hip/Eclectic

THE SLIP BAR and Eatery…Where great food and drink kiss the Pacific Ocean! At The Slip, we don’t think food at a bar has to taste like bar food. Read more…

1710 S Catalina Ave, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

Ditch the Brown Bag for this Lunch Spot, Solid Date Spot, Start Sunday Funday Here

($10-$19), ($20-$29)

American, Asian - Other, Breakfast Spot, Mexican, Seafood

Happy Hour, Hard Liquor License, Outside Area

Redondo Beach

Hip/Eclectic

Rebel Republic Social House is the newest iteration from Paul Hennesey, supplanting the former location of Mickey Finnz in Riviera Village. Read more…

(424) 275-4820

100 Fishermans Wharf, Suite H, Redondo Beach, CA, United States

Catch the Lakers Here, Hidden Gem, Start Sunday Funday Here

($10-$19)

American, Bar Food, Breakfast Spot

Redondo Beach

Diner, Hip/Eclectic

Branch of a landmark local sports bar chain serving an eclectic mix of pub grub in kitschy digs. Read more…