Hi everyone -
My boyfriend and I are thinking of spending this evening in Santa Monica.
What I want to do...and I hope this is possible....is to head down there in the early evening and eat at a reasonably priced bbq/burger/hot dog place. We don't need the best burger in Santa Monica or anything, but I'm looking for a nice beachy, relaxed atmosphere. I basically want a burger joint that is casual, but serves beer.
The second part of our night, I would like to find a nice bar with an outside patio with a view of fireworks. This place can be upscale or downscale, I'm not too particular on the price. If a view is impossible, somewhere on the beach would suffice.
Oh and we're not going to be driving, so if there are places like this close to each other, that is our preference. We're from Boston so we're not averse to walking a mile or two, though.
I appreciate any suggestions. I'm pretty overwhelmed in my attempt to find places on my own. Thanks!!