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


Sevilla Nightclub

Sevilla Nightclub

Sevilla is a three-floor venue with tapas, live Latin music and DJs spinning your favorite hits on a spacious dance floor. Check it out >>

140 Pine Av
Long Beach CA 90802

Boardner's
Boardner's
1652 N Cherokee Ave Hollywood, CA 90029
OHM Nightclub
OHM Nightclub
6801 Hollywood Blvd Suite 433 Hollywood, CA 90028

Loaded

Loaded

Loaded proves that sometimes the most fun places are just a little rough around the edges. Check it out >>

6377 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles CA 90028

Sassafras
Sassafras
1233 Vine St Los Angeles, CA 90038
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
Aventine
Aventine
1607 N Cahuenga Blvd Hollywood, CA 90028
Yamashiro
Yamashiro
1999 N Sycamore Ave Hollywood, CA 90069

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
The Echo
The Echo
1822 W Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90026

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