Whether you want to kick back and watch the Lakers with friends, or just shoot a game of pool, these sports bars in Culver City will not to disappoint. Here are a few you'll want to check out.
City Tavern: At City Tavern there's always a game playing on any of the big screen high-definition TVs they have behind the bar. That being said, if you're looking for more of a relaxed type of vibe to watch the Laker or Clipper game, you've come to the right side. As an added bonus, City Tavern has dozens of foreign and domestic craft brews on tap and ready to pour, as well select bottles and cans. And if you're a fan of grilled cheese sandwiches, then you'll fall in love with City Tavern's. For $8, it comes loaded with Southern-style pimento cheese. Be warned though, you may have to tear yourself away from the menu before ordering a second.
9739 Culver Blvd., 90232; 310-838-9739
Rush Street: The place takes its name from the famous street of bars on Chicago's North Side. Rush Street is great if you plan on watching the game with a big group. Not only does it offer a roomy upstairs lounge, but there's also an outdoor patio that's equally as spacious. The bar area is never too crowded, either, which is always good. As far as food goes, you can't go wrong with the mac n' cheese or sweet potato fries. They're both under $10. Drinks price are pretty average too. Draft beers will run you anywhere from $3 to $5, with most well drinks going for about $8. You can check out Rush Street's food and drink menu by visiting the website.
9546 Washington Blvd., 90232; 310-837-9546
Joxer Daly's: Let's get this out of the way right off the bat; during football season Joxer Daly's in Culver City becomes the gameday spot for SoCal's Redskins fans. In fact, it's probably the only Redskins bar in L.A., meaning the place gets jam-packed on Sundays. Any other day of the week, however, Joxer Daly's is a quaint little spot to come to and relax. They've got a pool table, darts, and even host a karaoke night. As far as sports watching goes, Joxer Daly's has every gameday ticket imaginable, from college football and basketball, to the NHL. If you're looking for a nice, unassuming spot, without the pretentious Hollywood crowd, then Joxer Daly's is your place.
11168 Washington Blvd., 90232; 310-838-3745
Cozy Inn: The first thing you'll see when you walk into the Cozy Inn is the shuffleboard. In fact, it's not uncommon to see a line of people waiting to play (who knew a game designed for senior citizens would be popular among the twentysomething crowd?). You'll also notice that it's kind of dive-y – meaning there's also a pool table, lots of people with tattoos, and the requisite jukebox bumping out oldies. So why should you stop into Cozy Inn on gameday? Well, when you factor in the stiff well drinks, friendly bartenders, and all around upbeat atmosphere, it just makes sense. Just be sure to bring cash. Cozy Inn does not accept credit cards.
11155 Washington Pl., 90232; 310-838-3826