Going to a game, concert, movie or exhibition at L.A. Live and the Staples Center can be an ordeal. But going when you're hungry? That can't end well. Fortunately, there are plenty of sports bars, gastropubs and fine-dining restaurants to duck into before or after an event. And if you need a stiff drink after battling those lines, we've got you covered with some great cocktail bars as well. Here are some of the best L.A. Live restaurants and bars, both in and around the area, to check out during your next visit.
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