The Firehouse

A Venice Beach Icon

The Firehouse is a popular restaurant and bar located in Venice Beach, California. It has been in business for over 30 years and is a favorite among locals and tourists alike.


The Firehouse was originally built in 1902 as a fire station. It was decommissioned in the mid 50s and converted into a restaurant and bar in the 80s. The restaurant opened in 1986 and has been a popular destination ever since.

The restaurant is housed in a historic building that has been beautifully restored. The interior features exposed brick walls, wooden beams, and a large fireplace. The atmosphere is warm and inviting, and the restaurant is a great place to enjoy a meal or a drink with friends. The restaurant also has a large outdoor patio that is perfect for enjoying a meal or a drink on a sunny day.

What makes it unique

The Firehouse is unique in a few ways. First, it is located in a historic fire station. This gives the restaurant a unique and authentic atmosphere. Second, the restaurant has a large outdoor patio that is perfect for enjoying a meal or a drink on a sunny day. Third, the restaurant is known for its delicious food and drinks.

Another thing that makes The Firehouse unique is its commitment to the community. The restaurant hosts a variety of events throughout the year, including fundraisers for local charities and music concerts.

Happy hour and brunch specials

The Firehouse 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 sliders and $6 nachos.

The restaurant also offers a brunch menu on weekends from 10am to 3pm. The brunch menu includes items such as pancakes, waffles, and 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 The Firehouse include:

  • Sliders: These sliders are made with juicy beef patties and topped with your choice of cheese, bacon, and onions.
  • Banh mi: The banh mi at The Firehouse is made with fresh baguettes, marinated pork, pickled vegetables, and cilantro. It is a delicious and authentic Vietnamese sandwich.
  • Nachos: The nachos at The Firehouse are piled high with chips, cheese, meat, beans, and all the fixings.
  • Pancakes: The pancakes at The Firehouse are fluffy and delicious, and they come with a variety of toppings to choose from.
  • Waffles: The waffles at The Firehouse are crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside, and they come with a variety of toppings to choose from.
  • Eggs benedict: The eggs benedict at The Firehouse are made with poached eggs, hollandaise sauce, and Canadian bacon on an English muffin.

213 Rose Ave, Venice, CA 90291


(310) 392-4937


On-site & off-site restaurant parking lot at 107 Rose Ave.


Hour Hour ( 4:30 pm to 7pm Monday through Saturday ):

Happy Hour Menu ( Menu Subject to Change )
Garlic Parmesan French Fries$6.00
Spinach Pancakes$6.00
Chili Fries$6.00
Cheese Quesadilla$6.00
Chicken Satay
( with Thai Peanut Sauce )
Spicy Chicken Tenders$6.00
Garlic Chicken Sausage$6.00
Jalapeno Lean Pork Sausage
( served on bun w/peppers & onions )
Chicken Tenders and Fries$7.00
Spicy Edamame$7.00
Sashime Plate$7.00
New Zealand Green Mussels$7.00
Turkey Meatballs$7.00


Tuesday9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Saturday8:00 am – 9:00 pm
Sunday8:00 am – 6:00 pm


The Firehouse – Venice Beach

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