Since 1939, Santa Monica Seafood has been one of the better fish markets on the Westside, but the power move is to head over to the restaurant side, pull up to the bar, and go to town on some oysters, their housemade sandwiches, and all the wine you can drink during their 2pm - 5pm Happy Hour.
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