Soak in the views of the pier from this upbeat, Pan-Asian lounge, which features a standout menu of late-night nosh and a tasty raw bar. You'll find live DJs on weekend nights, and salsa dancing on Wednesdays.
The Ma'Kai Lounge adds a touch of elegance to the Santa Monica Third Street Promenade bars. Enjoy the ocean breeze and relax with a pineapple-lychee sake imported straight from Hiroshima, Cockburn's 20 year Tawny Port, or try their honey and apricot ice wine.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Venue CategoryLounge in Santa Monica
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Have fun at The Playhouse in Hollywood, a Vegas-style dance club that features go-go dancers, acrobats, three bars and an upstairs lounge area with a retractable glass skylight. Check it out >>
6506 Hollywood Blvd
Hollywood CA 90028
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10899 Venice Blvd
Culver City CA 90034
Sausage goes gourmet with a world of flavors at Wurstküche in downtown LA, which features exotic meats, Belgian frites, gourmet sodas and a wide variety of imported beers on tap. Check it out >>800 E 3rd St
Los Angeles CA 90013
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
Good eats, an upscale nightlife scene, and a chill patio with an ocean view make Ocean Bar a Hermosa Beach must-go.
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