1302 Abbot Kinney Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291


  • Daily 11am-2am
  • Late Night
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining
A Venice gay bar for more than 25 years, Roosterfish features electronic darts, a pool table, and a "no attitude" atmosphere. The laid-back watering hole also boasts pinball machines, but perhaps its biggest draw is the necessary escape it provides from West Hollywood, where gay bars are a dime a dozen and parties on the weekend crowd the streets. Once you’re off Santa Monica Blvd., you’ll be glad you made the trek.

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