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...


The Avalon

The Avalon

The Avalon is one of those clubs that you absolutely have to go to when you're in Los Angeles. They spin all types of music, from house to hip-hop, trance to old school. Check it out >>

1735 Vine St
Hollywood CA 90028

OHM Nightclub
OHM Nightclub
6801 Hollywood Blvd Suite 433 Hollywood, CA 90028
The Mayan
The Mayan
1038 S Hill St Los Angeles, CA 90015
Sound
Sound
1642 N Las Palmas Ave Los Angeles, CA 90028

Duke s Malibu

Duke's Malibu

Perched upon the water like a boat at sea, a drink at Duke's of Malibu will make you feel as though you may just float away. Check it out >>

21150 Pacific Coast Hwy
Malibu CA 90265

Outpost
Outpost
1624 N Cahuenga Ave Hollywood, CA 90028
The Gorbals

The Gorbals

Get taken by surprise at The Gorbals, a downtown Los Angeles restaurant that serves delicious dishes inspired by Scottish and Jewish cuisine and the head-to-tail trend in a cozy and unique environment Check it out >>

501 S Spring St
Los Angeles CA 90013
Stout
Stout
1544 N Cahuenga Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90028
Picca
Picca
9575 W Pico Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90035

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
Hotel Cafe
Hotel Cafe
1623 1/2 N. Cahuenga Blvd Hollywood, CA 90028
The Echo
The Echo
1822 W Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90026
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