The 13 best places to drink in Santa Monica

With two new cocktail meccas opening up within a couple months of each other, it seems like Santa Monica's all of a sudden become a viable "Where are we going to go to actually drink-drink tonight?" option.

For the next time you consider it, here are our definitive CliffsNotes on where to drink in SaMo.

Chestnut Club/Facebook
Library Alehouse/Facebook
Copa D' Oro/Facebook
Chez Jay/Facebook
Brick and Mortar/Facebook
The Daily Pint/Facebook
Basement Tavern/Facebook
The Misfit/Facebook
Cock N Bull