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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 631 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


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.


North End

  • 2626 Hermosa Ave

    Hermosa Beach CA 90254


Burgundy Room

  • 1621 1/2 N Cahuenga Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90028

The Burgundy Room is the oldest and darkest bar in Hollywood. With no stinky food or annoying live music, it's over 100 years old and was once a speakeasy.



  • 16683 Paramount Blvd

    Paramount CA 90723


Hermosa Beach Yacht Club

  • 66 Hermosa Ave

    Hermosa Beach CA 90254


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.



  • 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.


Father's Office

  • 1018 Montana Ave

    Santa Monica CA 90403

With 36 beers on tap, this bar and restaurant is a West Side beer paradise with dark wood decor, a masculine fee, and a creative menu of gourmet burgers and bar food.


Cha Cha Lounge

  • 2375 Glendale Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90039

Cha Cha Lounge in Los Angeles is a quirky, fun-filled bar offering unique décor, oversized drinks, and an eclectic, friendly environment for social interaction and enjoyment.


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


El Bar

  • 3256 W Cahuenga Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90028


Living Room

  • 2636 Crenshaw Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90016

Ring the bell if you want to get into this tiny club, a historic jazz and blues bar on Crenshaw Avenue. Along with a jukebox and sweet deals on drinks at happy hour, you'll find a low-key crowd of friendly patrons and a newly renovated interior.



  • 1071 Glendon Ave

    Los Angeles CA 90024


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.


Cask and Hammer

  • 334 N Harbor Blvd

    LA Habra CA 90631


Frolic Room

  • 6245 Hollywood Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90028

A local dive bar, open until 2 AM.


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.



  • 2442 Hyperion Ave

    Silver Lake CA 90027

A friendly neighborhood wine bar with an innovative take on small plates cuisine, Barbrix in Silver Lake offers an extensive wine list, friendly service and a rustic, low-key environment.



  • 10622 Magnolia Blvd

    North Hollywood CA 91601


Springbok Bar & Grill

  • 16153 Victory Blvd

    Van Nuys CA 91406