Venice’s famous turtle-racing spot is now run by a big craft beer group that owns a few restaurants throughout LA. That means you can drink a fantastic IPA while you watch Squirtle and Sheldon race each other. The races happen the first and third Thursday of the month, and the side patio absolutely fills up with people from all over LA who come to watch. Even when you’re not gambling on reptiles, Brennan’s is still a great place to come for activities. There’s a huge turf yard with cornhole, and inside, they have board games and a pool table. Come on a Friday for free pizza from 4-7pm.
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