With the stress of school and work, many CSUN students are looking for a new place to relax and enjoy what little free time they have with their friends.’ Busby’s West in Santa Monica is the perfect venue to do that.’ With its laid back vibe, excellent music and convenient location, this sports bar is sure to attract nearly every type of CSUN student.
Worried about parking in Los Angeles because it can be such a hassle? Busby’s provides valet parking for its customers.
For those worried about driving their car, Busby’s offers a great alternative.’ A free’mdash;yes, free’mdash;Hummer stretch limousine stops by in Westwood Village every ten minutes Tuesday and Thursday nights to provide students with rides to the bar.’ Service is excellent, punctual and even offers complimentary bottles of champagne.
For those of us who love to hang out, have a drink and watch a game after a tiresome week, the two full bars and multiple flat-screen televisions at Busby’s might just do the trick.’ Whether you’re with a friend or out with a group, watching the game or grabbing drinks here is not a problem’mdash;there are plenty of cushioned bar stools, large tables and booths, and comfy couches, all of which offer a great view of the TVs with easy access to the bar.’
Too wrapped up in the game or too tired to get up and order a drink?’ Let one of Busby’s servers bring it over since Busby’s staff is nothing but friendly.
This is not to say Busby’s only offers entertainment for lazy sports fans’mdash;avid partiers will also find this venue enjoyable.’ Past the main entrance and attached to the bar area is a large dance floor with a DJ who keeps customers moving to his variety of beats and mixes all night long.
If you think this place is starting to sound like most other bars or clubs you’ve been to, think again.’ Past the dance floor and near the second bar is a game room equipped with two billiards tables, dartboards, and yes’mdash;even arcade games. Micrososoft XBOX 360 is also available on every flatscreen.’ If you’re tired of dancing, want a change of scenery or want to play a friendly game of skeeball, you don’t need to look any further.
After working up a sweat from dancing and playing ping-pong,’ step outside to the Busby’s patio where large, open windows provide fresh air.’ This patio is a great place to meet new people and have conversations without having to yell over loud music.
Given the poor economy and the fact that most of us are starving college students, a major concern for many students is the amount of money they’ll have to spend, either on cover charges, expensive drinks, or parking.’ In addition to its great environment, Busby’s is a great choice for CSUN students facing this dilemma.’ It doesn’t have a cover charge and mixed drinks and beers are reasonably priced, especially given the bar’s location.
Busby’s West in Santa Monica may seem far for some of us, but it’s definitely worth checking out.
Hours: Monday through Friday: 11:00 a.m. ‘- 2:00 a.m. Saturday ‘amp; Sunday: 9:00 a.m. ‘- 2:00 a.m.
Location: 3110 Santa Monica Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90025