The Beverly Hills Hotel and Eric Laignel

Go star-spotting at these glam hangouts.

The Polo Lounge

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In this refined lounge’s Golden Age heyday, the Rat Pack and young ingenues like Marlene Dietrich and Elizabeth Taylor gathered here for both romance and dealmaking. Deep booths and dim lighting preserve the glamorous Old Hollywood feel, while the current cast of patrons might include Mary Louise Parker, Natalie Portman, or Dita Von Teese.

Best L.A. Bars for Celebrity Spotting

The Polo Lounge

In this refined lounge’s Golden Age heyday, the Rat Pack and young ingenues like Marlene Dietrich and Elizabeth Taylor gathered here for both romance and dealmaking. Deep booths and dim lighting preserve the glamorous Old Hollywood feel, while the current cast of patrons might include Mary Louise Parker, Natalie Portman, or Dita Von Teese.

The Beverly Hills Hotel and Eric Laignel

Best L.A. Bars for Celebrity Spotting

When the stars come out at night in Los Angeles, they favor the crème de la crème of the city’s bars and lounges. Young Hollywood hot spots fluctuate, but these enduring picks are always pretty good bets for celeb sightings. Plus, they’re places where mere mortals can actually get in.

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