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The Otheroom

The Otheroom

Wine Bar, Bar, and Lounge$$$$
Venice, Venice
  • Los Angeles Times
    "It’s wine and beer only, which keeps things civilized."(4 Tips)
    Deanna K.
    "Amazing beer selection and friendly and knowledgeable staff."(4 Tips)
    Mister F.
    "Order the Duvel or the Delirium"(2 Tips)
    Carrie G.
    "Douchey Mc Doucherson-ville"(3 Tips)
74 Tips and reviews
  • wine
  • beer
  • casual
  • good for dates
  • cider
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  • Lee S.
    Lee Simpson2 weeks ago
    Cool wine spot. Plenty of places to sit, good selection of wines and cool vibes.
  • Christian B.
    Solid wine. Dark. Feels like I'm in a spy novel.
  • Chris C.
    Chris CooksonSeptember 25, 2016
    Pricey bar with beer and wine only. In a lot of places it is very hard to hear people because the music is too loud. Has a nice look though, a great crowd if you can tolerate the other stuff,
  • Heena K.
    Heena KaraniJune 29, 2016
    Wow I love this place. The venue was so cool & the staff are super friendly. Highly recommend here.
  • Arnaud R.
    Arnaud RéautéNovember 6, 2015
    Great laid back bar with nice quiet atmosphere. Beer is expensive though.
  • Fatma G.
    Fatma GencOctober 19, 2015
    Love the simple things: only beer and wine. Great staff and music
  • Klara L.
    Klara LichtJuly 12, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Great place to see LA beach culture. Beautiful women dressed nicely with guys in shorts and flipflops looking like Peanuts characters.
  • Hugh M.
    Hugh McIntyreJune 5, 2015
    Interesting vibe here. Almost nightclub with too loud music, young crowd and cheesy 90's décor. 12 or so draught beers, rather pricey $9 for 13oz porter. Not what I'd call a laid back beer bar.
  • Katrina Z.
    Katrina ZaiJanuary 28, 2015
    Lovely wine bar. Casual setting great for causal first dates.
  • Jenny L.
    Jenny L.December 5, 2014
    Great vibe and wine
  • Marina J.
    Marina JamiesonOctober 24, 2014
    Came here late on a Sunday night. Nice place to have a drink with friend. Can carry a perfect conversation without shouting!
  • Robert Crawford R.
    Robert Crawford REALTOROctober 18, 2014
    The best bar on Abbot Kinney. Whether you're looking for hops on tap or their nice selection of wines. The atmosphere makes this the perfect date spot after a dinner in venice.
  • Meg F.
    Meg FarmerOctober 8, 2014
    Beer and wine only- but love the ambience.
  • Christopher J.
    Christopher JonesAugust 31, 2014
    Red wine and comfortable seats
  • The Taste Sheriff
    The Taste SheriffMarch 3, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Only wine and beer. Can get loud. Avoid on Saturdays - insanely packed.
  • Cory E.
    Cory EdwardsJanuary 14, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Great beer selection. .. tip your bartender well
  • Sarah C.
    Sarah CoxDecember 5, 2013
    Just like the one in NYC but with friendlier, tanner humans.
  • T.J. R.
    T.J. RoeNovember 23, 2013
    Order a drink and get the hell away from the bar. #courtesy
  • Deanna K.
    Deanna KowalAugust 26, 2013
    Amazing beer selection and friendly and knowledgeable staff. It's pretty dark, but in a cozy kind of way with comfortable benches and even some more secluded rooms if you want a bit of privacy.
  • Sloane S.
    Sloane ScottJuly 29, 2013
    Great place to chill. Lots of locals. My favorite cider on tap.
  • Monzerrat R.
    Monzerrat RamirezJuly 3, 2013
    Love this place! Great ambiance... Wine + music = Love it!
  • Kevin S.
    Kevin SlavinJune 15, 2013
    Get carded, even if you were born in the 60s
  • Frank T.
    Frank TaraborelliMay 28, 2013
    Great place to give/get HJs. Dark atmosphere with different rooms and high tables.
  • John B.
    John BransonMay 10, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    The prices have gotten offensively high, way out of proportion to other beer bars with superior selection.
  • Annaliese N.
    Annaliese NielsenApril 13, 2013
  • William C.
    William CarterFebruary 20, 2013
    Great place for a 1st date.
  • Alexandra E.
    Alexandra E.January 6, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Exposed brick and tin roof give it a vintage feel. This place is dark and sexy...They serve wine and beer - pretty good selection. Gets crowded weekends, expect lineage. Worth going to for sure.
  • Tom H.
    Tom HallDecember 22, 2012
    The Otheroom in Venice. Great Service. Amazing list of Beers. Bring a Flashlight
  • Charlie W.
    Charlie Woo-TangNovember 25, 2012
    Nice people rule supreme
  • Rob A.
    Rob AvNovember 24, 2012
    Don't waste you're time with bottle beers just get them on tap it taste better
  • Kathleen E.
    Kathleen EspirituJuly 19, 2012
    It's pretty hipster. Just saw the dude from Foster the People having a beer.
  • Party Earth
    Party EarthJuly 9, 2012
    Flash an ID with a Venice address and the bouncers will let you skip the line and walk right in. Read more
  • Craig B.
    Craig BaileyJune 7, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Jodi makes it worth the trip.
  • Mister F.
    Mister FiksitJune 5, 2012
    Order the Duvel or the Delirium and get drunk on Belgian pride... Be careful not to mix them though!
  • Avenue Wine Company
    Fun crowd! Great place to go out with your friends.
  • Lee R.
    Lee RemiasMay 12, 2012
    Try the beer!!!
  • Steven Alan Shop
    Steven Alan ShopMay 8, 2012
    A good spot to grab a drink after work - owned by the same team as the NYC bars.
  • Justine G.
    Justine GApril 26, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Good beer selection, dark modern interior with good music- a very popular "local" bar.
  • Klara L.
    Klara LichtApril 2, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Get an Alagash and enjoy the light around sunset.
  • James L.
    James LodatoFebruary 16, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Get there at 5:00 on a Friday and watch the afterworkers file in...
  • Maynard&Child O.
    Maynard&Child OlivesFebruary 14, 2012
    Crowded on the weekends. Huge selection of weird beers and good wine. Watch ur elbows.
  • Drake H.
    Drake HarperFebruary 14, 2012
    Not this room, the other room.
  • Dawn E.
    Dawn EldridgeFebruary 4, 2012
    Over priced mediocre wine selection. Bartenders and crowd are unfriendly and as interesting as a bag of rocks.
  • Jonathan P.
    Jonathan PercyJanuary 14, 2012
    Nice place, but be prepared to get some major douchechills.
  • Pilar C.
    Pilar CarringtonDecember 14, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    It's my favorite secret spot, especially the back room!
  • tomas
    tomasNovember 22, 2011
    You show your local Venice id and you can skip the line
  • Jonathan L.
    Jonathan LipioOctober 22, 2011
    No cocktails here. Just beers, wines, and other miscellaneous drinks. Dark, candle-lit atmosphere. Large floor room.
  • Angela W.
    Angela WebbOctober 3, 2011
    Don't come hungry because there's no food but vibe is nice and the Grenache is really nice
  • Gunther M L.
    Gunther M LiedlSeptember 12, 2011
    Great Franziskaner Hefeweizen.
  • Leslie H.
    Leslie HAugust 10, 2011
    Juste wine. Just beer. Cool place. But they didn't have any californian wine.
  • Cassandra D.
    Cassandra DiasJuly 29, 2011
    Chimay Red. End of story.
  • The T.
    The Termite GuyJuly 1, 2011
    Elizabeth Shu hangs out the back
  • Jane D.
    Jane DerryberryMay 27, 2011
    Delirium Tremens
  • Leo V.
    Leo Von poozleApril 16, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Not bad early in the day but at night you get all kinds of douchebags from the ass end of somewhere who act like there from LA or Venice, the weekends forget it!
  • Christof P.
    Christof PutzelMarch 14, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Check out the painting, "Titty Mountain."
  • Carrie G.
    Carrie GabrielMarch 12, 2011
    Douchey Mc Doucherson-ville
    Upvoted Apr 29
  • Jason A.
    Jason AshleyFebruary 4, 2011
    Sarah the bartender is awesome!
  • Jessica F.
    Jessica FernandezDecember 3, 2010
    Love me some vino:)
  • Original Penguin
    Original PenguinNovember 9, 2010
    This place fosters a genuine neighborhood feeling with displays of local artists’ work. The volume is loud, the crowd is totally diverse (from pros to bros) and the beer selection is great.
  • Los Angeles Times
    Los Angeles TimesOctober 15, 2010
    The vibe is, say it with us, "laid back" — locals often bring in their gigantic dogs, and no one seems to bat an eye. It’s wine and beer only, which keeps things civilized. Oh, and there’s no food. Read more
  • Mike
    MikeSeptember 28, 2010
    Weird ass place
  • Kitty L.
    Kitty LAugust 14, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    Here's a tip: Just the tip.
  • Fenny F.
    Fenny FenApril 8, 2010
    Wine glasses are too small. Nice atmosphere though.
  • Jen T
    Jen TMarch 20, 2010
    Careful with the pear cider, it tastes so good
  • Joanna P.
    Joanna PetersMarch 11, 2010
    Order a pizza from Abbott's pizza, they normally come in on a skate board.
  • Sylvia M.
    Sylvia MoskovitzMarch 10, 2010
    Great bar - love the door guys!
  • Brittany H.
    Brittany HunsakerMarch 2, 2010
    A bit pretentious at times but can also be very chill -- always better to catch the early crowd. If you enjoy many different wines and beers this is a spot to check out. No hard liquor tho. Reminds m
  • April P.
    April PfenderFebruary 22, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Pear cider hands down, allagash white close runner up
  • Tracy G.
    Tracy GebhardFebruary 20, 2010
    Order sllagash white
  • Tim
    TimFebruary 11, 2010
    Great place for an early drink. It gets crowded with non-locals after dark.
  • John B.
    John BransonFebruary 10, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    Best bar in Los Angeles.
  • Francine K.
    Francine KiznerDecember 29, 2009
    Nice relaxing atmosphere with dim lighting for having a glass of wine or beer.
  • Shanti S.
    Shanti SosienskiAugust 24, 2009
    Sunday night this is kind of the place to be in Venice. Really.
  • Helen L.
    Helen LDecember 22, 2014
    Ótima opção pra tomar um drink e fazer novas amizades. Ambiente com pouca luz e som num volume acima do 'ambiente', mas não se preocupe, é de boa qualidade.
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