Bars

Your guide to bars and drinking in Los Angeles, including bar reviews, new bar openings, sports bars, wine bars, and LA's best bartenders and cocktails.


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Bar Mateo

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  1. Downtown
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Grandpa Johnson's

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Hollywood
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The Wellesbourne

  • Rated as: 2/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  1. West LA
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The Chestnut Club

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  1. Santa Monica
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The Offbeat

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 1/4
  1. Highland Park
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PUNCH

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  1. Pasadena
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The Continental Club

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  1. Downtown
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Beelman's Pub

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  1. Downtown
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Bars in Hollywood & West Hollywood

Grandpa Johnson's

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

This Art Deco-inspired beauty is a vintage bar nerd's dream come true.

  1. 1638 N Cahuenga Blvd
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Dirty Laundry

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Dirty Laundry is an idyllic man cave with next-level mixology.

  1. 1725 N Hudson Ave
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Good Times at Davey Wayne's

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Good Times at Davey Wayne's is taking us back to the 70s. We dig it.

  1. 1611 N El Centro Ave
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Melrose Umbrella Co.

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4

The mystique of prohibition lives on at Melrose Umbrella Co., a pedigreed saloon in West Hollywood.

  1. 7465 Melrose Ave
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Bars on the Eastside

Bar Mateo

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4

On the edge of Downtown LA, this alfresco bar is a diamond in the rough.

  1. Downtown
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The Offbeat

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 1/4

Goodbye, Dusty's; hello, The Offbeat. It's about time.

  1. Highland Park
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PUNCH

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4

Is there anything better than a bowl of booze?

  1. Pasadena
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The Continental Club

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4

Want to get into the Continental Club? Make nice with the doorman.

  1. Downtown
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Bars on the Westside

The Wellesbourne

  • Rated as: 2/5
  • Price band: 3/4

Cocktails at The Wellesbourne are tops. The vibe? Not so much.

  1. West LA
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The Chestnut Club

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4

Order out of your comfort zone at this new SM watering hole—a G&T with kumquat, perhaps?

  1. Santa Monica
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The Roger Room

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

This groundbreaking cocktailery is small, but the drinks pack a punch.

  1. Mid-City West
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Shorebar

  • Price band: 2/4

If Cape Cod was the epicenter of craft cocktails, Shorebar would be its premier yacht club.

  1. Santa Monica
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Where to drink in LA

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