10 Beach Bars You'll Want To Wade Into


Sometimes it's great to get all dressed up and hit the town. Other times it's really great to just show up in whatever you feel like and grab a drink with your friends by the beach. On those nights, even if picking out your attire doesn't take a long time, finding the best beach bar to accommodate your needs might. Even with all the beach bars in Los Angeles, it's fairly uncommon that a spot can achieve that elusive quality of seeming very low-maintenance while still being a total hot spot. These 10 bars are the rare few that do beach bar breeze with a hint of elitism better than anyone else. Locals and tourists tend to love these 10 bars for their choice locations, relaxed atmospheres and the cool crowds they tend to bring in night-after-night. Each bar on our list has something unique to offer. A couple of these spots exude a quirky style and beachy vibe that has all kinds of folks meandering through their sandy doorways day and night. Others completely immerse themselves in the beach lifestyle sporting tons of surfboards and shark decoration. Then there are the bars that truly give you that amazing West Coast ocean view. These spots are regularly jam packed with Instagrammers snapping sunset pics and enjoying the ocean breeze. Even though each of these bars are absolutely different in their approach to what makes an awesome beach bar, one thing ties them all together. These are the best of the best. To find out if your favorite bar made the cut - and to discover your new beachside hang out - click on our list below...


Boulevard 3

Boulevard 3

For glitz, glamour and a good-looking crowd, head to the palatial Hollywood club Boulevard3, which features several bars and lounge areas, outdoor courtyard, stage performers and secret surprises. Check it out >>

6523 Sunset Blvd.
Hollywood CA 90028

The Mayan
The Mayan
1038 S Hill St Los Angeles, CA 90015

Molly Malone s

Molly Malone's

One of the oldest family owned and ran Pub/Bars in Los Angeles -- food, booze & live music. Check it out >>

575 S Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles CA 90036

33 Taps
33 Taps
6263 Hollywood Blvd Hollywood, CA 90028
Sassafras
Sassafras
1233 Vine St Los Angeles, CA 90038
O'Brien's
O'Brien's
2226 Wilshire Blvd Santa Monica, CA 90403
Loteria Grill Hollywood

Loteria Grill Hollywood

With a modern feel mixed with a funky fresh vibe, serving up classic Mexican dishes (like nopalitos and mole poblano con pollo), Loteria Grill is a super cool venue smack dab in the middle of all the Hollywood mayhem. Check it out >>

6627 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles CA 90028
Stout
Stout
1544 N Cahuenga Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90028

Hotel Cafe

Hotel Cafe

Neither a hotel nor a cafe, this little gem stands out among the Hollywood powerhouse clubs because it doesn't stand out much at all. It's a little place that attracts some of the biggest KCRW-types. Check it out >>

1623 1/2 N. Cahuenga Blvd
Hollywood CA 90028