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We're paying homage to the kings of all bars, the bars who are there for you through all your celebrations, your tears, your triumphs, and your failures. That's right, hail to the almighty dive bar. We present to you the dingiest, darkest, dirtiest, most diviest of all dive bars, in all their resplendent glory. Read on to find the best Los Angeles dive bars!


A historic Hollywood hang for the Who's Who & Who Cares.

1652 N Cherokee Ave
Hollywood, CA 90029
Shellback Tavern
Shellback Tavern

A classic dive bar, Shellback Tavern guarantees ice cold beers, a sparkling view of the Pacific and a random array of floating bar belongings.

116 Manhattan Beach Blvd
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Shannon's Bayshore
Five Star Bar
Bac Street Lounge
Thirsty Club
Smog Cutter
Speak Easy Cocktail
Speak Easy Cocktail

The jukebox gets a lot of action at this relaxed dive bar, which doubles as a karaoke lounge - and is open all day long. Never crowded (although you'll run into some regulars), the lounge is known for cheap drinks and a fun atmosphere.

1326 Pico Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Liquid Zoo
Purple Orchid
Purple Orchid

A laid back Tiki lounge.

221 Richmond Street
El Segundo, CA 90245
Sunset Club
Poor Richard's Cocktails
Thirsty Isle
Crows Nest
The Dime
Copper Bucket
Michael's Pub
Thirty Six Thirty Six Club
Drawing Room
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    Taylor Locke & the roughs Start Me Over
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    POP ETC Time Off
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    Hunter and The Dirty Jacks Jubilee

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