Bars in Los Angeles

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Last call might come early at 2 a.m., but Los Angeles nightlife is bursting with quality cocktail dens, historic dives, intimate wine bars, and boomi... Read More

Last call might come early at 2 a.m., but Los Angeles nightlife is bursting with quality cocktail dens, historic dives, intimate wine bars, and booming craft breweries. In other words: at the best bars in Los Angeles, there’s absolutely no excuse to go home thirsty.

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  • Bar Covell

    For those with adventurous palates and a penchant for off-beat wines, a night at Bar Covell is a must. Sommelier Matt Kaner has a nose for finds... Read More

  • Bar Stella

    Sunset Junction is synonymous with street style and Bar Stella is at the center of it all. Silverlake artists and musicians hang here after work while... Read More

  • E.P. & L.P.

    Angelenos love a good rooftop bar, especially when the quality of its cocktails matches the excellent views. At West Hollywood's E.P. & L.P,... Read More

  • Harvard & Stone

    Live music, dancing, and a laid-back vibe are the draw at this Rosey the Riveter-era industrial-style bar. On some nights, you may even catch a... Read More

  • La Descarga

    Old Havana meets L.A. at this speakeasy-style cocktai bar in Koreatown. Expect live music, dancing,a cigar-rolling station, and a mind-boggling... Read More

  • Mohawk Bend

    Situated in the hipster hub of Echo Park, this gastropub offers vegan-friendly fare as well as microbrewed craft beers—some of which are from the owner... Read More

  • No Vacancy

    This speakeasy-style club with gas lamps and a marble bar comes from the folks behind La Descarga, Good Times at Davey Waynes, and Harvard & Stone.... Read More

  • Perch

    It's tough to find a rooftop view better than the one at this classy, French-inspired bar. With the Downtown skyline beneath you and bartenders serving... Read More

  • The Spare Room

    If classic cocktails and chic, old-timey decor weren’t enough to draw you in, the Hollywood Roosevelt upped the game with a polished wood bowling alley,... Read More

  • The Varnish

    Hidden inside Cole's French dip restaurant, this cocktail den has a Prohibition-era feel, with dimly glowing wall sconces, flocked wallpaper, and an... Read More

  • The Walker Inn

    Tucked behind The Normandie Club is this intimate, omakase-style cocktail bar that serves culinary cocktails and bar snacks in a tasting menu format. It... Read More

  • Tiki Ti

    The tiki tradition stays strong in L.A., thanks to the Beachcomber alum who opened Tiki Ti in the 60s. Everything about the dive bar is a time warp,... Read More

  • Tom Bergin's

    Since 1936, this slightly kitschy Irish pub has been delivering their famed Irish coffees to the Mid-City masses. There are thousands of signed paper... Read More

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