Hal's Bar & Grill

1349 Abbot Kinney Blvd
Venice, CA 90291
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Top Sentiments among Hal's Bar & Grill Reviewers

Good burgers Like ceasar salads Best French Fries Great Penne pasta Extensive wine list Good dinner Great Sunday brunch Great drinks Good cocktail menu Outstanding bread pudding

Customer Reviews (42 reviews)


on Citysearch Jun 06, 2009
I am happy to report that Hal's is doing so well during this economic downturn that it does not need its longstanding female customers. I love Hal's and as in line with some of the other reviews, I probably love Dennis... (more)


on Citysearch Mar 18, 2009
I USED to LOVE Hal's... but, the events over the past week has recently altered my entire view. I realized that I don't LOVE Hal's as a place to eat; I love Hal's as a Saturday night bar... more so, I love Dennis, the heavy... (more)


on Yahoo Jan 24, 2009
Noisy and crowded, yes, but this is LA and if you can't live with noisy and crowded maybe you should move? With that being said the ambiance, people and scene are what make Hal's the spot. The food is good, but pricey.... (more)


on Citysearch Sep 01, 2008
I have never written a restaurant review but this was a must. Went to Hal's a little early on a Friday night and were seated quickly to a great booth in the back. Enjoyed the evening with good friends, atmosphere was fun... (more)


on Citysearch Jun 28, 2008
I have been to Hal's several times after work- parking is usually a pain on abbot kinney at night. I like the atmosphere at Hals- especially when they have live music. Just to go there for a drink is fine, but if you are... (more)


on Yahoo May 01, 2008
After finally making it to Hal's with a date tonight I was sadly disappointed when the neighboring table spilled wine all over my leg and upper torso with a sorry excuse about catching the glass before it could have... (more)

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on Citysearch Apr 28, 2008
Right on Abbot Kinney, the food is awesome. I especially love their sea bass and the calamari. Street parking - no meters. They also have valet parking. Price is reasonable and the service was very good. Nice... (more)


on Citysearch Apr 18, 2008
I'm surprised by some recent reviews. My first time there was last week based on a friend's recommendation. I had a Thurs, 7:30 reservation. I arrived early and had a drink with my date at the bar. Crowded, but... (more)


on Citysearch Apr 11, 2008
lazy table service, food is decent but not worth the wait, had reservation waited 40 min. can't hear yourself think. Long evening with no pony Nice bar (more)


on Citysearch Feb 26, 2008
Cocktails are good but if it is food you are after, avoid this place on Saturdays between 7 and 9pm. We have been twice in the past months and, despite a reservation, have had to wait an hour for a table and another hour for... (more)
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