LA lounges and bars: Where to drink in Los Angeles

From Irish bars and cocktail lounges to rooftop bars and beachside dives, your where-to-drink guide to LA lounges and bars.

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LA lounges and bars: Thirsty Crow

From craft brews in Los Feliz to hand-crafted whiskey cocktails in Silver Lake, LA's lounges and bars are as varied as its neighborhoods. Navigate the city's bar scene with your cheat sheet of where to drink now. Bottoms up!

LA bar reviews

Seven Grand

Mad Men may be over, but you can still channel your inner Draper at this Downtown whiskey bar.

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This Santa Monica mezcaleria is making waves for its creatively garnished cocktails.

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Santa Monica


Critics' pick

A chill atmosphere? Check. Great beer and wine? Check. Tamales? Heyo.

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Critics' pick

At Augustine, you'll find some of the rarest bottles of wine in the entire city.

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Sherman Oaks

Ashland Hill

Generous pours, unabashed comfort food and a block from the beach. We're in.

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Santa Monica
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