Santa Monica's Top 5 Most Unique Bars


Though people think of sandy floors and sun kissed bartenders when they think of Santa Monica, those in the know are aware of a whole other subset of Santa Monica nightlife. This beach-centric town offers a ton of diversity and interesting places for those that are willing to look past the oceanside venues. Dig a little deeper and you'll find speakeasies hidden under famous buildings, venues merging the best of the modern and retro aesthetic, and places where you can see all of Los Angeles from just one of their booths. For those that are ready to dive into Santa Monica's hidden bar scene, these Top 5 venues are your gateway pass. Discover these amazingly diverse spots, and tell us if your favorite spot is on here, or if you know of an even more veiled and mysterious place to grab a cocktail in Santa Monica. - Darianne Dobbie


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

Sound
Sound
1642 N Las Palmas Ave Los Angeles, CA 90028

Te Kila

Te'Kila

Wonderfully strong margaritas, tasty Mexican tacos, and the ideal people watching perch- Te'Kila embodies the ultimate south of the border hangout right here in the heart of Hollywood. Check it out >>

6541 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles CA 90028

District 13
District 13
1556 N Cahuenga Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90028
O'Brien's
O'Brien's
2226 Wilshire Blvd Santa Monica, CA 90403
3Dog Cantina

3Dog Cantina

Its time to discover your new favorite Mexican restaurant and bar in Hollywood. Check it out >>

1615 N Cahuenga Blvd
Hollywood CA 90028
Picca
Picca
9575 W Pico Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90035

The Federal Bar

The Federal Bar

North Hollywood just got its groove back or should we say-- established its groove with the edition of The Federal Bar. Check it out >>

5303 Lankershim Blvd
North Hollywood CA 91601
Hotel Cafe
Hotel Cafe
1623 1/2 N. Cahuenga Blvd Hollywood, CA 90028

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