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Looking for the best bars in Los Angeles? Discover the ultimate guide to Los Angeles bars and find the perfect spot that suits your style. Diverse, trendy and always evolving, LA bars continuously up the ante to appeal to the city's hunger for the new and improved. Outdoor patios and courtyards abound, and many bars offer some combination of food, live music, specialty themes or all of the above. You can sip an artisan cocktail next to a rooftop pool, slam a cold beer in a dive bar or savor a glass of wine with a view of the ocean. Head to a swanky hotel lounge to rub shoulders with the rich and famous, or party underground at an unmarked tavern. Hang out by the Westside beaches at an easygoing surf shack, or visit one of the Eastside's many dive bars for PBR specials and hipster-friendly fun. Relax at an intimate wine bistro, chill out at an Irish pub or spend a few hours at an outdoor beer garden in the sun. From happy hour watering holes to late-night haunts and everything in between, the wide variety of bars in LA make it easy to get your swerve on in style.

We have gathered 638 bars in the City of Angels. So, which are the best bars in Los Angeles? Just scroll down and find the LA bars best suited for you.




Oldfields Liquor Room

  • 10899 Venice Blvd

    Culver City CA 90034

If you are feeling nostalgic for the bygone era of the 1930's, you don't have to buy a time machine, you just have to mosey on down to Oldfield's in Culver City.



  • 111 Main St

    Seal Beach CA 90740

Day or night, visit Clancy's to watch your favorite LA-sports team in a brick, farmhouse style venue with daily happy hours to wash down your corned beef.



  • 1233 Vine St

    Los Angeles CA 90038

If you are feeling nostalgic for the hospitality of the deep South circa 1920, Sassafras is more than ready to fill the void for Hollywood residents.


La Descarga

  • 1159 N Western Ave

    Los Angeles CA 90029

Step into Havana's hidden past at La Descarga Hollywood's speakeasy, where Cuban influence meets craft cocktails


The Well

  • 6255 W Sunset Blvd

    Hollywood CA 90028

The self described, "coolest bar in Hollywood" -- has two happy hours including a late night happy hour from 12pm-2am Sunday-Thursday.


Bigfoot Lodge

  • 3172 Los Feliz Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90039

Whiskey and woodsmoke set the tone in a bar that's like an Alpine hunting lodge gone hipster-hideaway. And yes, Bigfoot's real.


Mandrake Bar

  • 2692 S. La Cienega Blvd.

    Los Angeles CA 90230


El Bar

  • 3256 W Cahuenga Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90028



  • 1071 Glendon Ave

    Los Angeles CA 90024


The Standing Room

  • 1320 Hermosa Ave

    Hermosa Beach CA 90254


Bigfoot West

  • 10939 Venice Blvd

    Culver City CA 90034

Bigfoot West's cool log cabin lounge is the go to place for locals on the Westside to grab a hand crafted drink and pretend they are stranded on a snowy (super hip) mountaintop somewhere.


Ricks Tavern on Main

  • 2907 Main St

    Santa Monica CA 90405

Rick's Tavern on Main in Santa Monica is a casual, warmly inviting local bar featuring diverse American fare, craft beers, and a charming outdoor patio for dining


North End

  • 2626 Hermosa Ave

    Hermosa Beach CA 90254


Blind Barber

  • 10797 W Washington Blvd

    Culver City CA 90232

Pass the barbershop in the front, step into a hidden speakeasy and indulge in expertly crafted cocktails, live music, and a lively crowd at this modern-day prohibition hotspot


Cask and Hammer

  • 334 N Harbor Blvd

    LA Habra CA 90631


Hermosa Beach Yacht Club

  • 66 Hermosa Ave

    Hermosa Beach CA 90254


Ashleys Bar and Grill

  • 1731 East 4th St

    Long Beach CA 90802



  • 112 W Channel Rd

    Santa Monica CA 90402

It's all about the cocktails at this fun beachside hangout. Sip a handcrafted masterpiece in the laid-back maritime setting, and mingle with a posh crowd of locals and party people.


Basement Tavern

  • 2640 Main St

    Santa Monica CA 90405

Located in the underground of The Victorian 1800s mansion, this intimate speakeasy lounge offers an excellent selection of cocktails and craft beer. Sip away under a chandelier, watch classic movies, or show up at night for live music and a packed house.


Sorriso Bar Celona

  • 46 E. Colorado Blvd

    Pasadena CA 91106

Sorriso Bar Celona is a stylish, lively Mediterranean-inspired restaurant and bar in Pasadena that offers delicious food, craft cocktails, and a vibrant dining and nightlife atmosphere.


Springbok Bar & Grill

  • 16153 Victory Blvd

    Van Nuys CA 91406



  • 10622 Magnolia Blvd

    North Hollywood CA 91601


Desert Room

  • 1006 W Gardena Blvd

    Gardena CA 90247

Desert Room Bar is a casual, local watering hole in Gardena featuring a full bar, pool tables, karaoke nights and a fun, relaxed atmosphere for adults.


Duke's Barefoot Bar

  • 21150 Pacific Coast Hwy

    Malibu CA 90265

Bask in the bohemian vibes of Duke's Barefoot Bar in Malibu, where sun-kissed surfers mingle with artists amidst tropical drinks and unforgettable Pacific Ocean sunsets.