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The Lighthouse Cafe

) #37 of 108 Restaurants in Hermosa Beach $$ - $$$ American, ,
30 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-3760
+1 310-376-9833
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good48%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“la la land” (6 reviews)
“live jazz” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
30 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-3760
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Just a small walk from the Beach House. Plenty of entertainment, live music, awesome service. and La La Land!!!

Thank ganeagroup
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Three of us showed up Saturday for brunch around 1115AM. Got a booth and listened to two sets of a sextet performing really great jazz while eating burger sliders, egg breakfast and omelets. We all enjoyed our food and the service was excellent. Nothing on...More

Thank Tony J B
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Just opposite the pier a great spot for drinks. You can sit inside or out overlooking the pier. Live music most days, happy hour on food and drinks and of course the opportunity to walk in Emma Stone and Ryan Goslings footsteps. Go to the...More

1  Thank Paramores
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on a mission to visit all the locales from la la land. It does not look changed at all, straight out of the movie! They also play jazz music on Sunday and Wednesday. The only unfortunate thing was that we went on...More

Thank Cara G
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Loved perching at the bar with burger and Bloody Mary, listening to some high quality lunchtime jazz. The brunch runs 11am-3pm, get there early (particularly if you have a large party and want a decent table) as it's first come first served. $4 brunch cocktails...More

Thank solentblue16
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We've gone for the Sunday Brunch jazz a couple of times. Usually no cover charge. The food is adequate. The venue is small (typical bar size), so a large band can be somewhat overpowering.

Thank KirkRB
Reviewed 27 January 2017

The Lighthouse Cafe has a long history as a jazz venue and was recently featured in the movie La La Land. We live nearby and decided to drop in for the early evening (6-9 p.m.) Wednesday jazz entertainment. Unfortunately, the Lighthouse only has jazz three...More

Thank tomslyck
Reviewed 24 January 2017

this is just an overflow bar for when the rest of Hermosa pier bars are full. Good spot to get away from the crowd.

1  Thank CaribbeanFan79
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Lighthouse Café is a super throwback music establishment. Do not judge it by the outdoor view. Décor and setting are more 40's and 50's than anything else. Just a very interesting and great café environment.While Wednesday's are devoted to Jazz, other nights have different...More

Thank AbacusTT
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Occasional very good music -used to be great. Bar food -okay. Specialty drinks good valued -try the Miles Davis. Crowd can be iffy at times

Thank HJMcd
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6 March 2017|
Response from AbacusTT | Reviewed this property |
I really do not know, but the wine cellar collection is not that extensive
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-3760
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hermosa Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-376-9833
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