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Basement Tavern

Neighborhood: Main St
2640 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405

This iconic Santa Monica bar is known for an unbeatable whiskey selection – but that’s only if you know about it! Basement Tavern Santa Monica is a speakeasy hidden away at the beautiful event venue The Victorian Santa Monica, located conveniently on Main Street among the popular neighborhood's bustle.

Basement Tavern Santa Monica features one of the best happy hours that Santa Monica bars have to offer. Lasting until 8 pm every weekday, stop in to try one of their signature deliciously crafted cocktails. You’ll be hard-pressed to find another Santa Monica bar with great prices that last late into the evening!

Enjoy the vintage and historic vibes of this Santa Monica nightlife location until the wee hours of the night during one of Basement Tavern’s themed music nights or live band events. With cocktails and an ambiance that’s Instagram-worthy, this Santa Monica bar can’t be missed!

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  • Cool venue for live music It's a basement, obviously. But it doesn't feel all claustrophobic despite the large crowds on weekends. Park in their... Full Review