8636 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA | Directions 9004834.073578 -118.380802
Monday To Sunday From 04:00 PM To 02:00 AM
Neighborhoods: Central LA, Beverly Center
Best Gastropub / Beer Babes / Worst Manager Ever - She Should Be Arrested!!! – I love third stop!!! Although I am a connoisseur of the barley and hops, I let the beer babes create a path of personal strategic intoxication based on their suggestions. Their pizza is outstanding and the ahi burger is phenomenal. I met the owner once and he was one of the nicest guys I've ever met!
However, their manager Camilla is a total bi#$ch!!! I visit third stop about twice a week and tried to plan my birthday party there. Although my friends are alcoholics and I'm a regular, Camilla would only reserve tables for me with a $35 per person minimum. Considering their beer is beyond reasonable at $6 a glass, each of my friends has to drink 96 ounces of high potency beer! WTF!!! This is not only BS, this is irresponsible!!!
I just heard they have a "B" letter grade. – I was a big fan of the 3rd stop when their prices were a little cheaper and they had some really great people working there. Their current Happy Hour starts at 5 p.m. and a few selected beers are $4 + tax/tip.
The food on Happy Hour, especially the mini sliders and pizzas are delicious for $7 each.
They do have great beers on tap but the beer prices and food prices have went up and it isn't always fun there.
Excellent sevice and great food!!! – My friend lives in the neighbor and remembers coming here a while back when it was more of a bar/pub type place. After looking @ the menu he noticed that the menu had changed considerably. Nice selection on the menu but we had no idea what was good and we were TOO hungry to take a big risk.
We hailed down Diedra, the waitress, and she saved the day. She recommended the lamb shank and the kobe burger for my friend. WOW.. the food was fantastic!! We also had the beef skewer as an appetizer.. hmm tender, flavorful.. it was delicious! Would definitely recommend this place. The service was key for us. Diedra was friendly, knowledgeable and funny!! We loved her.
If you are in the neighbor, I would highly recommend this place. Oh ya, the Nutella pizza with berries for desert.. DELICIOUS!!! This gets five stars for service and food!!
Go for the beer – We've been coming here regularly for the past year. Chill ambiance. crowd can be a little yuppyish. Beer selection is the best and reasonably priced considering the area. food is good but inconsistent. wait staff can be flaky but friendly for the most part. Doorman is smug but the Manager rocks.
Neighborhood Beer pub! – As the last poster noted, things are pretty much back to normal. The beer selection is great. They have table service restored. The food is darn good for "bar food". Personally I don't think the wine selection is "all that", but what they have is certainly drinkable, and....you don't come here for wine. It's a BEER BAR! As for the complaints about the prices.....uh you are still talking about a place straddling Beverly Hills and West Hollywood.....
It seems that things are almost back to normal. – So, I've begun frequenting this place again after what seems to have been a lengthy spat with the LA ABC. All of the bar stools are back, as are a few HOT new bartender/waitresses. And low and behold, a fresh new menu! The pizzas are still there, but now they have(GASP)specials, too. So far I've had the spicy tuna sandwich on a ciabatta roll, and the perfectly portioned lasagna(I think it actually fresh, and not Stouffer's). But they also have some traditional apps, like mozzarella sticks, and nachos. There's also a RIDICULOUS wine selection that compliments the massive beer list. The girl I was with loved that pink wine(it's a chilled one, don't ask me the name). The music has gotten better too. There's a nice mix of alternative rock, and sometimes bearable pop music. I did hear the old "hair metal" mix, last week, but hey, it was nostalgic. It gets busy as hell from time to time like it used to, and sometimes there's a wait, but the guys at the door aren't jerks. Someone told me that they are brothers(yeah, right). I came in with 4 friends 2 weeks ago, and we waited about 15-20 minutes, but the guy who's been there awhile really seemed to try and get us in there as fast as he could, giving us updates every 2 minutes. But hey, who doesn't have to wait to get into a cool place from time to time? So what, you can't sit/stand anywhere you damn well please. Whenever it was busy before, you just had to make do anyway. Will it ever be like it was? Probably not. Am I glad it's pretty close, with some adjustments? You bet your a** I am!
Rules and ABC's – Commenting on the last post, I have a feeling that the post was made by the same Moron yelling at the cops to say the least!!!!!!
Complying with the ABC was one thing, changing the entire organization, another.
How ABC thinks about an establishment run by a drunk, with the rationality of a 5th grader? That?s the real question.
I guess survival mode and desperation will lead to self posting.....pitiful.
Reasons for Changes – In response to the prior post, from what I understand, the changes are the result of discipline by the ABC. Not sure what happened, although it wouldn't surprise me if it were related to someone from management yelling at a cop, but it's a temporary problem and the owners are working on fixing it. Keep supporting the bar and hopefully the ABC will lift these dumb restrictions.
best turkey sandwich - but whats wrong with my favorite bar??? – This was by far my favorite pub in the neighborhood -- Village idiot is horrible by comparison- but lately what happened ? the new booths are the worst they make it feel stiff and boring. Don't they know that what made it get was that it was PUB are they idiots now the cool he bartenders are now waiters? I liked the easy way it was before now it is no fun. Finally I am appalled that the owner had a shouting match with the cops last week in the middle of the place in front of customers -- thats a real smart - Im sure its not long before the L A PD gets its pay back on that moron.
What happened to my favorite place? All the staff is so cool so I can only say the owners must not know what they are doing RUINING A GOOD THING
one more thing I agree about the music who picked the list sometimes its cool indie rock (which is great) and other times its the worst 90's music. Its like some old guy decided what he thought would be cool. And its always so loud
good spot....few complaints – Great Pub with a great selection if beers, in fact if you've never had the pleasure of trying a hitichino nest i recommend a stop by there immediately.
ARE THE PRICES A LITTLE STEEP?....yes (but what do you expect it's on the west side a block away from robertson....duh. plus it's comparable to anything else anywhere near there and beats most on price)
ARE THE STAFF/BARTENDERS GOOD?....you bet your ass(always willing to give you beer recomendations and when i went for happy hour the other day, i got a free pizza with my beer!?! Not to mention the ladies who work there are beautiful :^) )
DO THEY PLAY WAY TOO MUCH PEARL JAM, VAN HALEN, AND OTHER DAD 90'S ROCK?.....lord yes! (I will cry if i hear "Jeremy" by Pearl Jam one more time in there. No joke)
SHOULD YOU STOP BY THERE EVER AND HAVE BEER?....for sure.
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