The Brix Wine Bar/Brix Brewhouse & New York Deli has more than 2,000 wines and an eclectic beer selection. The pastrami sandwiches ($10 and $12) are amazing. It's family-run, with a friendly staff and lots of regulars. Entrees $8-$20.
Brix Wine Bar/Brix Brewhouse & New York Deli, 16635 Pacific Coast Highway, Sunset Beach; (562) 592-3167, http://www.brixsunsetbeach.com