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Library Alehouse

Not Rated.
Library AlehouseLibrary Alehouse
BA SCORE
93
outstanding

66 Ratings
Ratings: 66
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 9.07%
Taps: 20
Bottles: 32
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

2911 Main St
Santa Monica, California, 90405-5315
United States
phone: (310) 314-4855

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(Place added by: Myk)
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Reviews by Floydster:
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3.56/5  rDev -15%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

My girlfriend and I were walking up and down Main Street looking for a place to eat and stumbled upon this place, heard how great it is from several different people but had no idea where it was, had a beer before eating at the Mexican restaraunt across the street, atmosphere was pretty cool with a typical Santa Monica crowd, not exactly flowing with beer geeks, place was clean and smaller than expected, bar was long and had several chairs open, sat down and had an Anchor Christmas Ale 2008 on tap, selection was not that impressive after the hype I heard about it, Daily Pint in the same city has a much better draft and bottle lineup, on draft they have a few different Stone brews, as well as Ballast Point, Alesmith, North Coast, Bear Republic, Anchor, and Green Flash, they have some fairly common European and Canadian beers in bottles including Lindemans Framboise, La Fin Du Monde, Piraat, , Maudite, Chimay, Duvel, and a few St. Sebastian brews, service was not bad and the bartender was fairly knowledgable, food looked good but was not in the mood for burgers or sandwiches really, place is not badly priced, around five dollars a pint, a few of the 750 mls might have reached twenty dollars, would go back if I were in the area and in the mood for an Arrogant Bastard or something, probably would not make a special trip to go but worth going to at least once

More User Reviews:
Photo of Stevedore
4.28/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of tkdchampxi
3.83/5  rDev -8.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Smallish selection of pretty good beers.

Laid back vibe.

Small menu selection; somewhat overpriced; green and health conscious options available.

Indoor and outdoor seating.

Photo of loganburgh
4.59/5  rDev +9.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of LADaveBN
4/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of DCLAguy11
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Rado
4.7/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of jwolfe1311
4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

Great beer. Cool place. Good food.

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4.48/5  rDev +6.9%

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4.61/5  rDev +10%

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5/5  rDev +19.3%

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4.2/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.56/5  rDev +8.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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5/5  rDev +19.3%

Photo of Kyle_Darr
4.46/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

I think this is the best beer bar in the Venice/South Santa Monica Area.

Awesome portions of food for what youre paying for.

Knowledgeable staff, bartender will chat you up about beer if time allows him to do so.

Only like 18 handles but still all craft and their beer buyer is on point.

Sitting at a table servers can be slow, but on a busy night that is to be expected.

Few Tv's... i guess hipsters dont like sports :(

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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Library Alehouse in Santa Monica, CA
93 out of 100 based on 66 ratings.