West LA hangout Freddy Smalls has closed its doors for the final time, announcing a permanent shutter on social media over the weekend.
The once-popular restaurant and bar was for years a casual fixture on the Pico Boulevard stretch near the 405, offering pub staples like burgers, salads, and cocktails, plus weekday happy hour, sports on TV, and the usual vibes of a local drinking hangout. The place first opened back in 2011 under owner Jeff Weinstein, who also founded The Counter.
As for the farewell notice, the restaurant’s Facebook page ran the following post on Friday night:
Friends, tonight is our last night open. As of tomorrow Freddy Smalls will be closed. Come by for one last round! We want to thank you for all the good times over the years and the incredible support you have given us. You were family, and we will miss you...cheers!
No word yet on what, if anything, may be happening to that location just yet, but locals certainly have no shortage of other options to choose from. The recently-opened Stalking Horse seems to be doing well further east, while The Arsenal, Butcher’s Dog, and The Six are all nearby as well.