Patrick's Road House
Established in 1973, Patrick’s Roadhouse has a very unique and wonderful history. Being built from an abandoned red car passenger depot that had been shortly transformed into a hot dog stand was not what you could call ideal. Neither was painting the entire building a bright, mossy green. It was a stretch, but founder Bill Fischler knew what he was doing when he adorned his new restaurant in a flashy shamrock theme. Originally named Patrick’s Place, it soon became one of the hottest diners in Santa Monica. The eventual Roadhouse was quickly well known for its atmospheric 40’s feel, delicious burgers and friendly staff. Also, how could you miss the place… It stuck out like a sore thumb!