Sonny McLean’s Irish Pub

A Haven for Celtic Charm and Culinary Delights in Santa Monica

Sonny Mcleans Irish Pub

Nestled in the heart of Santa Monica, Sonny McLean’s Irish Pub has been a beloved haven for locals and tourists alike for over 25 years. With its rich history, authentic Irish atmosphere, and commitment to quality, Sonny’s has earned its reputation as one of Santa Monica’s premier destinations for a taste of the Emerald Isle.

A Unique Blend of Old-World Charm and Modern Comfort

Sonny McLean’s Irish Pub transports its guests to the heart of Ireland with its authentic ambiance. The pub’s interior is adorned with dark wood paneling, stained glass windows, and traditional Irish memorabilia, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere that evokes the spirit of a classic Irish pub.

However, Sonny’s isn’t just about nostalgia. The pub boasts a modern touch, featuring a spacious outdoor patio with comfortable seating and vibrant fire pits, making it the perfect spot to soak up the California sunshine while enjoying a refreshing pint.

A Culinary Journey Through the Emerald Isle

Sonny McLean’s menu is a delectable ode to traditional Irish cuisine, featuring hearty dishes crafted with fresh, high-quality ingredients. From classic comfort food to more contemporary creations, the menu offers something to tantalize every palate.

Shepherd’s Pie: A classic Irish dish featuring savory ground lamb simmered with vegetables and herbs, topped with creamy mashed potatoes

Guinness Stew: A hearty stew made with slow-cooked beef, Guinness stout, and vegetables, served with crusty bread for dipping

Bangers and Mash: Irish sausages served with creamy mashed potatoes, onions, and gravy

Irish Whiskey Bread Pudding: A decadent dessert featuring a warm bread pudding infused with Irish whiskey and served with a creamy custard sauce

Unwind and Indulge with Happy Hour and Brunch Specials

Sonny McLean’s Irish Pub offers enticing happy hour and brunch specials that are sure to please.

Happy Hour: 4 pm to 7 pm weekdays ( except Holidays )

** See the menu and happy hour specials below

More Than Just a Pub: A Community Hub

Sonny McLean’s Irish Pub is more than just a restaurant; it’s a vital community hub. The pub regularly hosts live music events featuring talented local musicians, creating a vibrant and lively atmosphere. Additionally, Sonny’s is a dedicated supporter of local charities and organizations, further solidifying its position as a true pillar of the Santa Monica community.

A Taste of the Emerald Isle in the Heart of Santa Monica

Whether you’re seeking a taste of authentic Irish cuisine, a lively atmosphere to enjoy a pint with friends, or a welcoming space to celebrate special occasions, Sonny McLean’s Irish Pub is sure to exceed your expectations. With its rich history, captivating ambiance, and delectable dishes, Sonny’s is a true gem in the heart of Santa Monica, offering a taste of the Emerald Isle and a warm welcome to all who come through its doors.

2615 Wilshire Boulevard Santa Monica, CA 90403  



Reservations and Large Parties


Hour Hour ( 4 pm to 7 pm weekdays (except Holidays) ):
( Prices may have changed )

Happy Hour Menu – Food
Select Appetizers1/2 off
List of Appetizers
Jalapeno Poppers
( panko, monterey jack )
Spicy Charred Edamame
( fresno peppers, sweet ginger glaze )
Bavarian Pretzel
( hot mustard, ale cheese, house pickles )
Sonny’s Street Corn
( cilantro aioli, parmesan, tajin )
( jalapeno, red onion, red bell )
Fried Classics
( fried house pickles,onion rings, OR herbed fries. – rings and pickles )
( battered, marinara, tartar sauce )
Happy Hour Menu – Drinks
Select Beer1/2 Off
Select Wine1/2 Off


Monday11:00 am – 2:00 am
Tuesday11:00 am – 2:00 am
Wednesday11:00 am – 2:00 am
Thursday11:00 am – 2:00 am
Friday11:00 am – 2:00 am
Saturday9:00 am – 2:00 am
Sunday9:00 am – 2:00 am


Sonny Mclean’s Irish Pub – Santa Monica

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