Hinano Cafe (Venice, CA)
Located near the Venice Beach boardwalk, this restaurant is a longtime favorite of Josiah Citrin, chef and owner of Santa Monica's Mélisse. "It's a great place to get a nice tasty burger and cold pint of beer," he said. Whether your taste in burgers runs to beef, turkey, or veggie patties, this spot has you covered. Citrin is a particular fan of the burger served with a hot link on top.