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Circle Bar

2926 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-5340
+1 310-450-0508
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Fun but super crowded

My husband and I came here to dance. We got here around 930 but there was nothing going on so we... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
via mobile
Fun but packed!

Went out on a Saturday here and had a great time! The place is big but 3/4 of it is the bar with a... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Sparks, Nevada
via mobile
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With its long oval shaped bar in the center of the room, stands Circle Bar, the oldest and most legendary bar in Santa Monica, USA.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good51%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
14 Jun 2017
“Fun but super crowded”
13 Mar 2017
“Fun but packed!”
2926 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-5340
Santa Monica
+1 310-450-0508
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I came here to dance. We got here around 930 but there was nothing going on so we left and came back around 12. We had to wait about 10 minutes to get in. When we did it was hot and crowded!...More

Thank Melisx33
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Went out on a Saturday here and had a great time! The place is big but 3/4 of it is the bar with a small section for dancing. Still had a fun time but wish there would have been more space for dancing.

Thank Ashmensch28
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Happy hour all the time, cheap drinks. One of the first places on Main Street that won't disappoint. Full bar & never the same crowd twice.

1  Thank SMOgal
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Good crowed 21-30 roughly . Good Mix of guys and girls and ethnicities no one predominant. Good time for everyone. Went on a weekday drinks are priced reasonably small dance floor and back patio

Thank Dylan O
Reviewed 26 June 2014

Visited there on a Saturday night with a group of friends and Circle didn't disappoint. Short line wait, but inside was packed. The music was great as well as the crowd. Awesome party atmosphere, and apparently this place has been there forever but you wouldn't...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 18 March 2014

We had a great time there sat night. Packed with people which made it even more fun. Loved the DJ too!

Thank Johnny S
Reviewed 14 September 2013

Canned music, it gets really crowded so if you want to rub up against strangers this is the bar for you. Dark dingy the feel of a not quite clean place, overpriced drinks..

Reviewed 24 October 2012

I hate to wait in lines, so I didn't! Most people have to wait...Circle Bar rocks my world! Love it there! Great music! Great Bar Staff!

Thank Tammi T
Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
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