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Chez Jay ~ Santa Monica

2:49 PM PDT on July 14, 2006

Chez Jay Sign

1657 Ocean Avenue ~ Santa Monica ~ taco map 

Chez Jay has been doing it right in Santa Monica since 1959. The coldest beer in town, free peanuts, friendly (but not chatty) bartenders, and just enough Pacific air through the porthole so you know just where you are. This is a place to make temporary best friends, especially if you're around on a weeknight after the dinner rush and before last call. Like all great watering holes, the lights aren't too bright, the music isn't too loud, and conversation between strangers flows like the Sierra Nevada on tap. Make friends with the bartender, which isn't too hard (tip well and often), and settle in with strong drinks or ice-cold brew. Don't leave your peanut shells on the bar if you want to keep your seat, and if your group is a little large, take over the table in the back once dinner is over.

Ship Wheel
Dirty Sue
Boys Night Out
Portholes
Aye!
Chez Jay's Anniversary
Ships
Chez Jay Bar
Clam Shell
Chez Jay Ext.
Chez Jay Commendations
Portholes
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