Bars

in Los Angeles

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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 639 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.

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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.

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Clancy's

  • 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.

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Sassafras

  • 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.

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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

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Happa Restaurant

  • 1641 West Redondo Beach Blvd

    Gardena CA 90247

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The Republic

  • 148 Shoppers Ln

    Covina CA 91723

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Madam Siam

  • 1723 North Hudson Ave

    Los Angeles CA 90028

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BLACK LBC

  • 1800 E Broadway

    Long Beach CA 90802

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Gefen at MOCA

  • 125 North Central Ave

    Los Angeles CA 90012

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All Season Brewing Company

  • 800 S La Brea Ave

    Los Angeles CA 90036

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Wolf & Crane

  • 366 E 2nd St

    Los Angeles CA 90012

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Silver Fox

  • 411 Redondo Ave

    Long Beach CA 90814

The Silver Fox is a popular gay bar where all are welcome. It's known for its strong drinks and friendly vibe.

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EightyTwo

  • 707 E 4th Place

    Los Angeles CA 90013

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Shannon's Bayshore

  • 5335 E 2nd St

    Long Beach CA 90803

Shannon's Bayshore is a lively Irish pub in Long Beach, featuring live music, hearty pub grub, a wide range of beers, and an inviting ambiance.

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Cabo Cantina

  • 8301 Sunset Blvd

    West Hollywood CA 90069

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Thirsty Isle

  • 4319 E Carson St

    Long Beach CA 90808

One of Long Beach’s oldest dive bar beloved by locals for its friendly bartenders, relaxed atmosphere, shuffleboard and strong drinks

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Ye Olde Kings Head Pub

  • 116 Santa Monica Blvd

    Santa Monica CA 90401

Casual and convivial, this traditional British pub includes an outdoor patio, bakery, and a gift shop selling English treats. It’s actually two bars in one – a big main bar and a smaller, more intimate "Bulldog Bar."

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Velvet Margarita

  • 1612 N. Cauenga Blvd.

    Los Angeles CA 90028

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V Room

  • 918 E 4TH St

    Long Beach CA 90802

The V Room in Long Beach is a lively neighborhood dive bar, known for its inexpensive drinks, pool tables, jukebox, and friendly, laid-back atmosphere.

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Baja Sharkeez

  • 52 Pier Ave

    Hermosa Beach CA 90254

Baja Sharkeez in Hermosa Beach is a lively beachside cantina serving up delicious Mexican cuisine, refreshing cocktails, and a vibrant atmosphere perfect for a fun night out

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Short Stop

  • 1455 W Sunset Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90026

Short Stop in Los Angeles is a lively spot with a laid-back atmosphere, and live music popular among locals for its casual vibe and late-night dance parties

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Sharkeez

  • 3600 Highland Ave

    Manhattan Beach CA 90266

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Cabo Cantina

  • 1240 3rd St

    Santa Monica CA 90401

Situated right on the 3rd Street Promenade, this Mexican restaurant and bar boasts a fantastic happy hour every day from 4 pm to 8 pm with 2-for-1 drink specials. There's also a late-night 2-for-1 happy hour and flat screen TVs for watching the game.

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Pat's II Cocktail Lounge

  • 1312 S Pacific Coast Hwy

    Redondo Beach CA 90277