Santa Monica may embody most Southern California stereotypes—babes frolicking on beaches, hippie moms strolling through farmers' markets—but it's also known for its fledgling start-ups and tech giants (what's up, Google). To sum up: It's all about working hard and playing hard here. We rounded up the nine best happy hour spots in Santa Monica to unwind, whether you're finishing up your work day or just taking a break for beer. Because, hey—you deserve it.
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