Nightlife

Bar in South Bay Beaches

Old Tony's

This holdover from 1952 is as cool as the Redondo Pier gets, with its classic neon sign, 360-degree views from the glass octagonal lounge upstairs and waves crashing below the long, terracotta bar downstairs. Both h…
Brewery in South Bay Beaches

Smog City Brewing Co.

Despite its nondescript Torrance office-park location, this family-run craft brewery is making waves in the LA culinary scene. It has a tap room where you can taste experimental and unreleased brews alongside regula…
Bar in South Bay Beaches

Ercoles 1101

A nice counterpoint to the design-heavy sports bars on Manhattan Beach Blvd. This locals-heavy hole is dark, neon-lit and cozy, the tiles are chipped and faded, there are burgers to munch on, and the barn door has b…
Bar in South Bay Beaches

Barnacle’s

Nestled thankfully off the Pier Ave crush, this decidedly grungy neighborhood joint has friendly (not bubbly) blondes behind the bar, boards (snow, skate, surf) in the rafters, Creedence on the stereo and ball games…
Pub in South Bay Beaches

Simmzy’s Pub

A terrific gastropub with 24 beers on tap. The bacon and blue burger is popular (with blue cheese and carmelized bacon), as are the spice-and-vinegar pulled pork and the Sammy – wood-fired grilled salmon, avocado an…
Pub in South Bay Beaches

Hudson House

A fun, laid-back gastropub that's low lit and neighborhoody at its best. It does craftsman cocktails, steamed little neck clams, a grilled albacore Niçoise, mac-n-goat-cheese, fried chicken and waffles. The striped …