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Rick's Tavern on Main

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Santa Monica
American, Bar
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2907 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-5315
+1 310-392-2772
12:00 - 02:00
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Lincoln, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We watched some games here and very impressed with the staff, food, and decor. Had some breakfast which was very good. I thought the prices for food and beverage were reasonable. We were not drinking alcohol because it was so early , but they never gave us any issues. Multiple football fans here and all seemed happy , maybe some... More 

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Grange, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Just stopped in while walking past. Cool little sports bar on the Main Street. It was a Monday night so not real busy at all. Cocktails were a bit small and my fresh lime in my cocktail was not so fresh. Friendly staff.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

Friendly fun bar with a little road side seating. Happy hour and food specials. If you need to have a rest from the heat and shopping this is perfect and reasonably priced place to relax with a pint.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015

A friendly neighbourhood bar which also attracts a few tourists. I didn't have anything to eat but the food coming through looked very nice. Beers were good and reasonable price and the service was prompt and pleasant. Highly recommended.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2014

A very European-style bar; serving the most basics in terms of food and little else other than beer. Exactly what you want when you need to get away from the pretentious-ness of LA all around!

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2014

Came in for a drink on a very hot day, bartender recommended a burger. Really enjoyed the towering hamburger Really nice staff and vibe. A lot of locals.

Thank LA-Traveler-Eater
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2013

Ricks Tavern on Main has its own following, it's a tavern that serves a limited menu, and the foods not great, it's basically bar food. The place is lean and nice, spotless actually, the staff is great, the beer is amazing. Nice place to Stop on Main for a Drink and hang out.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2011

This bar seems popular and always seemed to have a good crowd anytime I passed by. Staff are friendly and service is good. Food is just ok nothing special but it is bar food and menu is inexpensive. I did visit again during my stay but just for drinks. Would probably not eat here again but ok for a few... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2008

A great place to have a beer and people watch on Sundays

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Bristol, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2007

good place to grab a beer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2907 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-5315
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-392-2772

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