American, Cocktail Bar

2905 Washington Blvd, Marina Del Rey
(310) 821-1100


Reviews for Old Lightning

I came here with my girlfriend for our anniversary after dinner at Scopa. Awesome bar and really different from other places. Essentially, we had a private sampling experience with the bartender for a couple hours. Their menu is crazy, the vibe is super cool, and you'll have a blast. Yes, they take your phone. Yes, it's not cheap. And you'll have an amazing and different experience than what you get anywhere else.

I really, really, really wanted to love this place but I couldn't get past how expensive the cocktails are. The cocktails were good don't get me wrong, but for $25 (starting price) a cocktail, I was expecting to be blown away. The ambiance fortunately, is pretty cool and I like how small and intimate it is. They did a fantastic job with decor and the staff was very knowledgeable and courteous. What I did not care for is that they take your phones away before you enter. Sorry,...read full review
Worth the experience, not worth the price. If your into spirits with backstories that you can't get on the back of a bottle then this is the place. Rare spirits you will never have again, and won't remember the name of. Bartenders are knowledgeable so menus (it is sizeable) are unnecessary. Eat before you come. This is not a place your need to come to if you're just looking for good whiskey or good anything. They take your phone as if Dave Chappelle was going to perform. And when...read full review

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