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Islands

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
Venice
American, Bar
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404 Washington Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-5214
+1 310-822-3939
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11:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Been here a few times and the food is always decent but when I cam with my sister and her 3 kids, you could tell that our server was really sick of us. The kids kept changing their minds which I understand could be annoying but the way he kept obviously showing his frustrations wasn't right. Horrible service

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Thank mileyb2017
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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93 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to Islands, having previously visited an Islands restaurant in another part of LA (its a chain). The prices are reasonable and there is a good selection of American food - its a good choice if you just want to fill yourself up. The decor and theme is Hawaiian. We shared chicken wings, a burger and... More 

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Thank NicN123
Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Great atmosphere especially during happy with multiple wide tv screens and the staff is excellent and always ready to address one's needs.

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Thank paul l
Newtown, PA
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215 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

This is a very good burger place. There were eight of us and seven enjoyed their burgers. Me, the vegetarian, did not like the veggie burger. It didn't seem to have been made in house. It looked like the ones found in the frozen food section of the market. Nice selection of non alcoholic drinks. Check website for alcoholic drinks,... More 

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Thank Songbird811
Santa Monica, California
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110 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Traditional but ordinary American food.The bar staff are great with cocktails and the late nights are really good. Worth a visit.

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Thank Ian A
Darrington
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77 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Had Caesar with Chicken and Tiki Tenders (Crispy Chicken). Popped in after reading reviews and whilst no problems, didn't really have any stand-out aspects. Strawberry Daiquiri was good and the food OK but was, for us, a safe rather than a special choice of eateries as we toured round West California. In fairness and perhaps the deciding reason for 3... More 

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Thank Pontefract
Los Angeles, California
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Feels very "aloha". The food is good and fresh. A good value for the money. Very casual and a great place for kids.

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Thank Sid M
Buxton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Seated in the bar area, really nice chilled out atmosphere, our server was really friendly, had american football on the TV's and draft beers on happy hour. Had chicken tenders to share and a burger each, the food was lovely, easily one of the best meals we had on holiday. Would return if we were in the area again.

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Thank Demi1705
Wallasey, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

This, for me, is the burger bar in Venice. Unusually the pics of the food are exactly what you get. They are really stacked and the fries are crispy, and not thin. Love this place Oh and try the Buffalo wings, very very good.

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Thank Dobeadoo
San Antonio, Texas
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70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Stopped by for a bite to eat on a Saturday night and were surprised to be able to get a table at the bar (so we didn't have to wait) there were three of us. The chinese chicken salad was great, I wanted a healthier option rather than the typical burger and it didn't disappoint. Friends had nachos which we... More 

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Thank Nicola S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 404 Washington Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-5214
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marina del Rey>  > Venice
  • Neighbourhood: Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 310-822-3939

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Venice

Neighbourhood Profile
Venice
Venice has always danced to its own beat as the epicenter of bohemian culture in Los Angeles. Along the boardwalk there are street performers and local craftsmen selling their wares. Original paintings, souvenirs, and jewelry are on display. Crowds of visitors marvel at the sites while weightlifting enthusiasts pump iron in plain view, and skateboarders do their tricks around the skate park. All of it happens under the warm California sun with sprawling views of sand and sea. Heading east, the main drags of Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Main Street are lined with boutique shops, some major retail stores, art galleries and restaurants. Here the ambiance is more relaxed and upscale than the frenetic boardwalk area. Venice is a mostly walkable (and certainly bikeable) neighborhood, full of areas to explore.
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