Clutch BBQ

A Venice Beach BBQ Joint with a Soul

Clutch BBQ is a popular barbecue joint located in Venice Beach, California. The restaurant has been serving up delicious and authentic barbecue since 2014.


Clutch BBQ was founded by chef and pitmaster Oscar Hermosillo. Hermosillo has been cooking barbecue for over 20 years, and he has a passion for using high-quality ingredients and traditional techniques to create delicious and authentic barbecue.

Clutch BBQ quickly became a popular destination for barbecue lovers in Venice Beach. The restaurant is known for its slow-smoked meats, its house-made sauces, and its friendly staff.

The restaurant’s name is a reference to Hermosillo’s belief that barbecue is a “clutch” meal. He believes that barbecue is the perfect food for any occasion, and he is committed to providing his customers with a delicious and memorable dining experience.

What makes it unique

Clutch BBQ is unique in a few ways. First, the restaurant uses high-quality ingredients. The meat is sourced from local farms, and the vegetables are fresh and seasonal.

Second, Clutch BBQ uses traditional barbecue techniques. The meat is smoked over oak wood for hours, which gives it a rich and smoky flavor.

Third, Clutch BBQ offers a variety of unique barbecue dishes. The menu includes items such as brisket tacos, pulled pork nachos, and smoked chicken wings.

Happy hour and brunch specials

Clutch BBQ offers happy hour specials from 4pm to 6pm daily. During happy hour, you can get discounts on drinks and food. Some of the drink specials include $5 beers and $6 glasses of wine. Some of the food specials include $5 pulled pork nachos and $6 smoked chicken wings.

The restaurant also offers a brunch menu on weekends from 11am to 3pm. The brunch menu features items such as smoked brisket hash, pulled pork pancakes, and smoked salmon eggs Benedict. Some of the brunch specials include $10 bottomless mimosas and $15 bottomless bloody marys.

Popular dishes

Some of the most popular dishes at Clutch BBQ include:

  • Brisket tacos: These tacos are made with smoked brisket, pico de gallo, and guacamole. They are served on corn tortillas.
  • Pulled pork nachos: These nachos are made with pulled pork, cheese, pico de gallo, and sour cream. They are topped with cilantro and green onions.
  • Smoked chicken wings: These wings are smoked over oak wood and then coated in a sweet and sticky sauce. They are served with celery sticks and blue cheese dressing.
  • Smoked brisket hash: This hash is made with smoked brisket, potatoes, onions, and peppers. It is topped with two eggs and served with a side of toast.
  • Pulled pork pancakes: These pancakes are made with pancake batter and pulled pork. They are topped with maple syrup and bacon.

427 Lincoln Blvd. Venice, CA 90291


(310) 296-8749

Online Ordering:


Hour Hour ( 3:00 pm to 6pm Monday through Friday ):

Happy Hour Menu ( Menu Subject to Change )
Pulled Pork Sandwhich$8.00
Crunchy Greengo Taco$3.00
Smoked Wings$8.00
Mac and Cheese$7.00
Fried Calmari$8.00
Pacifico Draft$5.00
Classic Margarite$8.00


Monday11:30 am – 9:30 pm
Tuesday11:30 am – 9:30 pm
Wednesday11:30 am – 9:30 pm
Thursday11:30 am – 9:30 pm
Friday11:30 am – 9:30 pm
Saturday11:30 am – 9:30 pm
Sunday11:30 am – 9:30 pm


Clutch BBQ – Venice Beach

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