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3 Los Angeles restaurants that are perfect for celebrating National Sangria Day

Eugene Adams

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People in Los Angeles appreciate good wine. 

Sangria is one of the many types of wine popular in L.A. Sangria is a mixed alcoholic drink from Spain. Red sangria is made with red wine, and white sangria is made with white wine. 

Sangria is soo popular that it even gets its own day. Every December 20th is National Sangria Day

Technically, you should celebrate the day by drinking sangria, but any wine will do. In fact, any alcoholic beverage consumed responsibly is always a great way to celebrate. 

Here are three great places where you can celebrate National Sangria Day. 


Pasta and pizza go perfectly with wine, and Etta serves the best of both. 

Etta aims to serve affordable, high-quality food from their wood-burning brick ovens. Every pizza is baked to perfection in its brick oven. They also have a giant wood-fired hearth for spit roasting and grilling. 

Their menu also includes great beer and cocktail options. And the wine menu is one of the most extensive around. 


Dinner: 5 pm- 10 pm Daily

Weekend Brunch: 11 am- 2 pm Saturday and Sunday

Address: 8801 Washington Boulevard Culver City, CA 90232

Phone: (424) 570–4444

Website: www.ettarestaurant.com

Charcoal Venice 

Charcoal Venice is brought to you by Michelin-starred chef Josiah Citrin. Chef Citrin was inspired by memories of backyard barbecues with family and friends. 

Everything on the menu is cooked over a live fire, either over charcoal or coals. Everything on the menu is good, from the grilled chicken wings to the 48 oz. Porterhouse. They also have plenty of cocktails and beers to wash everything down with. 

If you are craving an alcoholic beverage, check out their nightly Glass Off menu for some great wine, beer, and cocktails. 



Monday — Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday — Thursday: 6 pm- 9 pm

Friday — Saturday: 5:30 pm- 10 pm

Sunday: 6 pm- 9 pm

Glass off:

Monday — Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday — Sunday: 5:30 pm- 7 pm

Address: 425 Washington Blvd. Venice, CA 90292

Phone: (310) 751–6794

Address: www.charcoalvenice.com

Idle Hour

Idle Hour was designed as a throwback to Los Angele’s car culture and the Programmatic architecture that sprung up in response to it. The building is so iconic that it achieved landmark status in 2010

The food menu keeps it simple. It’s mainly comprised of burgers, salads, and sweets. Their extensive beer and spirits menu complements the food perfectly. 

Note: Idle Hour is 21+ at all times, so leave the kids at home. 


Monday — Friday: 3 pm- 2 am | Happy Hour 3–6

Saturday: 1 pm- 2 am | Dinner Menu all day | Happy Hour 1–6

Sunday: 11 am — 2 am | Brunch 11 am- 3 pm | Dinner 5 pm- 9:30 pm | Happy Hour 3–6

Address: 4824 Vineland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 91601

Website: www.idlehourbar.com

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