Located in the attic of The Victorian on Main Street (above Basement Tavern), The Birdcage is like walking into a Miami house party in the 1980’s. The space itself is massive - complete with a living room area, two bars, an outdoor patio, and a few drag queens walking around mixing things up. Basically, it’s a complete blast and the kind of bar Santa Monica hasn’t seen in a long time.
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