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O'Brien's Irish Pub & Restaurant - CLOSED

2941 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-6405
+1 310-396-4725
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good40%
  • Average27%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
29 Sep 2016
“Not the best food. Great for a game day.”
5 Oct 2016
“Local Hangout with Great Beer and Pretty Good Food”
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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2941 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-6405
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

O'Brien's is an Irish Pub in Santa Monica. Parking is a pain, but once you find something you are set. Mind the signs on the street. There is outdoor seating and it is great to just watch all the people traffic walking by, going to...More

Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We stopped in to watch a game and had a good time. The food was okay but kind of wish we only got an app and went somewhere else for dinner. We tried the Quesadillas, wings, and nachos. All okay. I tried one of their...More

Thank Kipp7272
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We were headed to Santa Monica for a weeklong girls trip - arrived late and O'Brien's was a few short blocks away - open late! It was easy parking, great service, amazing food, lively patrons - and clean restrooms! Excellent experience! It was so great...More

Thank nstephens2016
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

It was a great busy bar with lots of televisions to watch the game. Service was great even though they were busy. Only issue was the place was reality warm with no air flow. Otherwise it was good. Food was good. Typical bar food. The...More

Thank lizd3
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

My husband drive by one day so he thought he would like to try this place open since February 2016. He felt it was just MEH. I don't know maybe because he's British and likes his cod breaded lighter than what was served. He felt...More

Thank Aneesa K
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Menu seems varied. Crowds go here to drink. There may be authentic Irish food, yet it's noisy and really is a bar.

Thank SMOgal
Reviewed 13 February 2016

We enjoyed out stop. Kobe Beef English Burger, two eggs piled on avocado, onions, and cole slaw. Then grab that Smithwicks Irish draft beer and shazaam , you've been Pubbed to a fine degree, me lad. Last call stop and head home. Liz,was sweet and...More

Thank kaatok
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Guinness could have been fresher. good bar service and friendly ...food was nominal at best. Good music when they have music nights.

Thank Hooliganite
Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

November 2014 came on a Saturday night, it was heaving and fun. November 2015 was a slow Sunday. But the two bands were great, happy hour between 10pm and midnight meant beers and buffalo wings for five bucks. The place itself isn't amazing, but the...More

Thank Krystian K
Reviewed 24 September 2015

I frequently stop in at this place and consider it to be my "local". They serve tasty fare and I particularly recommend their turkey burger and veggie burger. The service is good and the staff are very friendly. Nothing too fancy in terms of their...More

Thank vincemc
Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 20
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2941 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-6405
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-396-4725
  • E-mail
"located one block from Santa Monica's famous beaches, this cozy neighborhood pub and restaurant has been around for over 20 years, proudly serving authentic irish brews, as well as a great array of rotating craft beers featuring many local selections, delicious whiskey's and spirits, and fine irish and american cuisine. O'Brien's Pub is a Santa Monica staple, with a traditional and welcoming decor fitted with rich cabinetry, irish art & decor, and an incredible outdoor dog-friendly patio to enjoy the perfect Santa Monica weather. open seven days a week for lunch, happy hour, dinner, and late night entertainment, O'Brien's Pub attracts a diverse clientele that is popular with rugby and soccer sports clubs, irish natives, tourists, sports fans, and is packed with regulars and locals on the weekends. whenever you come in you will always find a cheery and welcoming pub with great food, the best pints, and the friendly Irish spirit that we are known for. Come in as a friend, and leave as family. Slainte! "
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