Bastards Temecula Officially Opens

The wait is over, we are OFFICIALLY OPEN this Wednesday, October 13th! Welcome to Bastards Canteen, home of the 2nd Battalion 4th Marines “Magnificent Bastards;” a Veteran founded and operated establishment. We appreciate and recognize the sacrifices veterans have made for our freedom and we strive to hire Veterans & Veteran family members first. Since…

“Downey Restaurant Founded By Military Vets Creates a Home For Other Service Members” Feature on ABC 7 Los Angeles

DOWNEY, Calif. (KABC) — A couple of entrepreneurial Iraq War veterans in Southern California are doing their part to honor and look after fellow former service members. They’re doing that with their own restaurant in Downey. Marine veteran Nick Velez helped open Bastards Canteen shortly after completing military service. “Bastards is what your modern-day VFW,…

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…

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,…

Brunch Life Festival In Long Beach, August 4th

Catch Bastards Canteen serving Brunch in Long Beach’s First Ever Brunch Life Festival!  MIMOSAS, BLOODY MARYS, BEER TASTINGS AND BRUNCH TASTINGS!  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…

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.