Time Out L.A.’s Bar Awards 2018

We’re raising a glass to the best bars and bartenders in Los Angeles at Time Out L.A.’s Bar Awards. Cheers!

Photograph: Jakob N. Layman

Los Angeles is steadily pushing its way to the forefront of the country’s cocktail scene with our unparalleled cocktail bars, bartenders and drink programs. So why not celebrate? This June, we’ll raise our glasses to L.A. and its incredible bar talent at our annual Bar Awards, a celebration of all things cocktail related in this fine city. With the help of a killer panel comprised of industry experts, we’ll narrow down categories, put together a list of nominees and finalists, and vote on the winners. Want to find out who won? Stay tuned until June 26, folks—preferably with a drink in hand. 

Time Out L.A.’s Bar Awards 2018

Cheers to the winners of the 2018 Bar Awards
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Cheers to the winners of the 2018 Bar Awards

L.A.’s bar scene is as creative and thriving as the city itself.

Check out photos from the 2018 Time Out Los Angeles Bar Awards
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Check out photos from the 2018 Time Out Los Angeles Bar Awards

We gathered the city’s best bartenders to celebrate the fruits of their spirited labor.

Meet the finalists of Time Out L.A.’s 2018 Bar Awards
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Meet the finalists of Time Out L.A.’s 2018 Bar Awards

It’s been a big year for L.A. bars.

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The best bars in L.A.
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The best bars in L.A.

Looking for a great bar in L.A.? Good, because there are plenty in this city.

L.A.’s best rooftop bars
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L.A.’s best rooftop bars

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The best whiskey bars in Los Angeles
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The best whiskey bars in Los Angeles

L.A.’s whiskey scene has given way to top-notch whiskey bars across town.

The best beer bars in Los Angeles
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The best beer bars in Los Angeles

With new breweries pouring into town, craft beer is having a serious moment.

The best wine bars in Los Angeles
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The best wine bars in Los Angeles

The right lighting, knowledgable bartenders, excellent pours—there’s a lot that goes into creating a top-notch wine bar.

A dive bar guide to Los Angeles
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A dive bar guide to Los Angeles

The L.A. dive bar scene is as varied as its neighborhoods.

Time Out L.A.’s Bar Awards 2017

Cheers to the winners of the 2017 Bar Awards
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Cheers to the winners of the 2017 Bar Awards

A truly top-notch lineup of exemplary local drinkeries, a stirred mix of both aged favorites and sparkling rookies. 

Our Bar Awards recap
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Our Bar Awards recap

Check out our favorite photos of the festivities at the 2017 Time Out Los Angeles Bar Awards.                       

Meet the 2017 finalists
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Meet the 2017 finalists

Find out which of L.A.’s top bars are nominated for this year’s awards. 

Meet the 2017 industry expert panelists
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Meet the 2017 industry expert panelists

We’ve rounded up some of the best and brightest names in the industry to tell us where they love to drink.

The best cocktails in L.A.
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The best cocktails in L.A.

Everything you need to find—and even make—the perfect cocktail.

Time Out L.A.’s Bar Awards 2016

A boozy recap of the 2016 Bar Awards
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A boozy recap of the 2016 Bar Awards

We celebrated L.A.’s best and brightest in the bar industry for Time Out L.A.’s very first Bar Awards. 

The 2016 Time Out Los Angeles Bar Awards winners
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The 2016 Time Out Los Angeles Bar Awards winners

Find out who went home with the gold. 

Meet the finalists of Time Out L.A.’s 2016 Bar Awards
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Meet the finalists of Time Out L.A.’s 2016 Bar Awards

Our expert panel helped nominate L.A.’s best drinking destinations.

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