Category: News

243rd Marine Corps Birthday Celebration Recap

Check out our recap video from our epic 243rd #USMC Birthday / Veterans Day Festival in Downtown Downey, CA.  We want to thank everybody who was involved in helping us!

• East Los Angeles Veteran Center
• Courage Forward
• Save The Brave Organization
• Side Action Apparel
• Mex U.S. Marines Apparel
• Bastards Merchandise
• Armbar Podcast
• Team RWB Los Angeles
• American Legion – Pacific Palisades
• The Pride Barbershop
• Chasing Death Apparel
• Casually Violent
• Vato Tactical
• Semper Fi Photo Booth
• El Machete Hot Sauce
• Luis’s Butcher Shop
• American Spartan Apparel
• Watch Three Apparel
• Marine Corps League Detachment 1360
• 415 Saints Clothing

Cpl. Calvin B. Spencer Recognized At Staples Center During L.A. Kings Military “Hero Of The Game” 

Cpl. Calvin B. Spencer, co-founder of Bastards American Canteen and a avid fan of the L.A. Kings was recently recognized during a KINGS Military “HERO OF THE GAME” dedication ceremony at Staples Center OCT 18th 2018. 

During the first period of the game, the KINGS recognized Calvin and his accomplishments were noted on the Jumbo-Tron, while fans stood-up and applauded. 

It’s one of the most touching parts of every Kings game that one can’t see on the television broadcast, since it happens during commercial breaks.

Brunch Life Festival In Long Beach, August 4th

Catch Bastards Canteen serving Brunch in Long Beach’s First Ever Brunch Life Festival


Somewhere between breakfast and lunch, we brunch. Brunch Life Fest is a one-day outdoor food and entertainment festival debuting this summer at Long Beach’s Rainbow Lagoon Park on August 4, 2018 from 11AM-4PM. 

The first-ever Brunch Life Fest is bringing together the best restaurants from Long Beach, OC, and LA for local brunch tastings, mimosas, bloody marys, and specialty drinks. 
Experience all things brunch with live entertainment, photo booths, outdoor games, and more exclusives to be announced.

Samples and tastings are while supplies last. Full sized entrees and beverages will be available through selected vendors.

A 21+ event, day drinking and vibes are highly encouraged.  Click here for TICKETS!

242nd Marine Corps Birthday Celebration Recap

Recap of the 242nd Marine Corps Birthday celebration at Bastards Canteen aka the tun-tavern. An establishment where the Marine Corps pride and loyalty continues. Named after the “Magnificent Bastards,” 2nd Battalion 4th Marine Regiment. It is a place where both military active duty and veterans can feel at home.

Bastards Canteen Featured On Los Angeles Eats

Salute to Los Angeles Eats for featuring our homemade Jalapeno Bacon Mac & Cheese.

Vet Hunters Project Collect Over 800 Bags Of Clothing For Homeless Vets On Memorial Day

Going 5 years strong teaming up with Bastards every Memorial Day, Vet Hunters Project manage to collect over 800+ bags of clothes for homeless veterans in Los Angeles County. Thank you for all the volunteers who participated in the drive, and celebrated Memorial Day with us.

Expansion & Demolition Begins In New Temecula Valley Location

A few months ago, we announced about our management team scouting Temecula for the expansion of Bastards Canteen.  Now, we have found our 2nd home in Temecula Valley off Jefferson Avenue taking over an abandoned Sizzler location.  The Bastards team is hard at work with the demolition to make room for an upgraded restaurant facility with an attached music venue.  We are set for our grand opening in Fall 2017.  Follow us on social media or subscribe to our newsletter to stay updated!