L.A.'s Best Happy Hours

In Marina del Rey, Happy Hour comes with a complimentary sunset view! Check out these places to kick back with your work pals after the day is through. *Updated January 2, 2024

Outdoor dining patio at Beachside restaurant with view of Marina "Mother's" Beach


This popular hangout at the Jamaica Bay Inn offers an indoor-outdoor bar and a coastal chic interior. Enjoy $2 off beer and wine as well as $10 well cocktails. Food specials include their tasty Poke Nachos, Beachside Burger, and Truffle Fries. New in 2024: Beachside features live music every Tuesday and Thursday, 6–9 p.m.  4175 Admiralty Way. 310-439-3033.

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Sashimi platter and drink on table facing harbor and boats


At Brizo, weekdays are a party waiting to happen! Come in Monday through Thursday for a series of delightful happy hours. From Manhattan & Martini Mondays to Tequila Tuesdays with irresistible deals, followed by Wine & Cheese Wednesdays, and That’s How We Roll Thursdays, your afternoons are covered with great happy hour deals with a view. It’s truly the perfect recipe for a happy midweek pick-me-up! Click here for more details.

MDR restaurant Dear Jane's windows looking out to harbor and boats

Dear Jane's

Experience the joy of Happy Hour at Dear Jane’s where mid-century charm and nautical artwork welcome you to the Marina. Cocktail and food specials are available from Wednesday to Sunday between 5:30 and 7:00 p.m., exclusively at the bar. First-come, first-serve. 13950 Panay Way; 310-301-6442.

margarita on table with marina in background

El Torito

Oh, the views from this spot in Fisherman’s Village! Head to the cantina for weekend Happy Hour, 3–7 p.m., for drink specials from $4 and discounts on select food items. An all-you-can-eat Taco Tuesday deal is offered in the main dining room 3-10 p.m.: choose steak, chicken, or carnitas for $13.99. 13715 Fiji Way. 310-823-8941.

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bar and tv inside Kalaveras Restaurant


Get ready to turn those weekdays into a fiesta at Kalaveras Marina del Rey with a happy hour, shaking up the fun from 3-7 p.m.! . Whether you’re sipping on signature margaritas or savoring  delectable tacos, Kalaveras is the place to be for a happy hour that’s as lively as it is delicious. 13181 Mindanao Way; 310-437-0062.

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shrimp scampi, beer and bread

Killer Shrimp

Shuffle into the bar on weekdays 3–6 p.m. for food specials including their new “Killer Sushi” rolls as well as deals on well drinks, beer, and wine plus a specialty cocktail of the day. 4211 Admiralty Way. 310-578-2293.

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Restaurant bar and interior with high ceiling and windows


Happiness is just a sip and a bite away at this waterfront plant-forward eatery with their Happy Hour on weekdays from 3-6 p.m. Dive into a sea of joy with their selection of wines, beers, and specialty cocktails. Pair your drinks with vegan delights, including the queso fundido, zesty pumpkin seed guacamole, and the oh-so-crispy mushroom hand roll. 4625 Admiralty Way; 310-362-7730.

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Weekday happy hour deals at Ruth's Chris Marina del Rey

Ruth's Chris

Take advantage of the $9 Sizzle, Swizzle, Swirl weekday happy hour 4–6 p.m. in the bar. Choose from a selection of handcrafted cocktails and food items for $9 apiece. 13455 Maxella Avenue, #230. 310-821-4593.

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SALT Restaurant & Bar

Located at the Marina del Rey Hotel, SALT offers indoor and outdoor seating surrounded by sparkling Marina waters. This modern, upscale space offers Sunset Happy Hour food and drink specials daily, 4–6:30 p.m. And their extended Happy Hours at Del Rey Lounge run Monday-Saturday, 2–6:30 p.m.

Try the creamy avocado hummus served with soft Indian bread and vegetables. 13534 Bali Way. 424-289-8223.

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Sinder Lounge at the Marina del Rey Marriott

Sinder Lounge

Sinder Lounge at the Marina del Rey is where to go to kick off your week with Mule Mondays, offering $10 Tito’s Vodka Moscow Mules. Throughout the month, the bar features seasonal culinary offerings.  Click here for more information. 

men sitting at bar watching sports

Tony P's Dockside Grill

The 2023 recipient of Best Overall Restaurant in The Argonaut’s Best of the Westside Awards is part regular restaurant and part sports tavern. Grab a seat in either area for food and drink deals Monday–Thursday, 3–6 p.m. and Friday, 3–7 p.m. Try the bar’s signature Mai Tai (a huge portion for just $9 on special), domestic drafts for $5, and more. For the belly, pub fare like spinach artichoke dip, nachos, and a pulled pork quesadilla are under $8. 4445 Admiralty Way. 310-823-4534.

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sashimi plate

Venice Whaler

An icon at the Venice Pier serving seafood, pizzas, and American fare – plus a perfect sunset view. Happy hours are 3–6 p.m. Monday–Friday. 10 Washington Boulevard.  310-821-8737.

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patio section of restaurant

The Warehouse

This quirky Marina del Rey mainstay features steak, seafood, and American food in a Polynesian-themed waterfront atmosphere. Weekday Happy Hour deals are available 4–7 p.m. The bar offers a long list of food specials and a few cocktails at a discount. Come on a Wednesday or Saturday and get treated to live music entertainment. Salsa dancing is on deck for Fridays, starting at 9 p.m. 4499 Admiralty Way. 310-823-5451.

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group of people sitting next to fire pit with cocktails

Whiskey Red's

Take in sweeping Marina views and a primo vantage point on the sunset from the spacious outdoor patio. Fire rings and heat lamps will keep you toasty if the evening is chilly. Food and drink specials are offered for bar and patio seating, Wednesday and Thursday, 3–6 p.m. The generous drink menu lists deals on beers, special wines, and select craft cocktails. Make a light dinner out of discounted small plates, including oysters on the half shell, fish tacos, and short rib sliders. 13813 Fiji Way. 310-823-4522.

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