Who doesn't love a good happy hour? Spent all day sightseeing, swimming, surfing, or shopping? Wind down at a good happy hour. Reconnecting with friends? Go to happy hour and catch up. Happy hour provides a relaxed environment, and give you a chance to get to see some of the best places in town at their liveliest. The best part is, all our recommendations are within a five-mile radius from Manhattan Beach and The Sea View Inn at the Beach. Our favorites include places with great drinks, gourmet snacks, and budget-friendly prices. Here are some of our favorites:
1. Little Sister
Located in a rustic-chic space and specializing in Southeast Asian cuisine, Little Sister's Spice Hour has been recently extended from weekdays to seven days a week: Monday-Friday from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm, and Saturdays and Sundays from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. Drink specials include $6 seasonal wines, $6 seasonal beers, and $8 sake cocktails, along with a variety of small plates. From the Sea View Inn, go southeast on Highland Avenue, turn right onto 15th Street, and left on Manhattan Avenue.
2. The Rockefeller
With an emphasis on American craft beers, patrons of The Rockefeller love the open air space and the casual mood. On weekdays from 5-7pm, you can enjoy $5 house wines, $5 small plates and $2 tacos. The Rockefeller owners are born and raised in the South Bay, and emphasize a homey feeling throughout the restaurant to make locals and visitors alike feel just like at home. The Rockefeller is just a mile down the road from the Sea View Inn on Highland Avenue, right on Manhattan Beach.
3. Hennessey's Tavern
A happy hour selection isn't complete without an Irish pub! Hennessey's Tavern has locations all over the California Coast, but the Manhattan Beach location is a favorite. Hennessey's happy hour runs on weekdays from 4:00 to 7:00 pm, and includes popular cocktails like margaritas and Moscow Mules for only $5. For those who come with an appetite, or build one after drinks and conversation, Hennessey's happy hour offers $5 plates such as Cajun Seared Ahi and Boneless Korean BBQ Chicken Bites. Hennessey's Tavern is also a mile down the road from the Sea View Inn, also on Highland.
There are many more wonderful gastropubs all over Manhattan Beach that will surely satisfy every craving. Contact us to book your stay in the midst of the action in beautiful Manhattan Beach!