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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


Honda Center

  • 2695 E Katella Ave

    Anaheim CA 92805

The Honda Center is a state-of-the-art sports and entertainment venue located in Anaheim, California


The Brig

  • 1515 Abbot Kinney Blvd

    Venice CA 90291

A vibrant nightspot located on Abbot Kinney Boulevard offering live music, billiards, a refreshing outdoor patio in a hip bohemian spirit



  • 1432 4th St

    Santa Monica CA 90401

Since 1931, this classic club has been a go-to nightlife spot for locals. Listen to live blues and rock music, watch burlesque dancers, and kick back with a cold one in a relaxed environment.



  • 12238 Santa Monica Blvd

    Santa Monica CA 90025

Cozy and dark, this no-frills bar is an unpretentious hangout with multiple personalities: sports bar, comedy club and karaoke lounge. Find happy hour deals seven days a week.


Sunset Trocadero Lounge

  • 8280 W Sunset Blvd

    West Hollywood CA 90046

Sunset Trocadero Lounge in vibrant West Hollywood offers an exquisite ambiance to unwind, socialize, and indulge in eclectic cocktails amidst breathtaking sunset views


Tramp Stamp Granny's

  • 1638 N Cahuenga Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90028


Red Lion Tavern

  • 2366 Glendale Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90039

At Red Lion Tavern embrace joviality with frothy brews, hearty German cuisine, cozy Bavarian decor, raucous, friendly crowds and a unique beer garden atmosphere


Guardsman Lounge

  • 7850 Florence Ave

    Downey CA 90240

Guardsman Lounge in Downey is a cozy and inviting bar offering a diverse selection of drinks, live entertainment, and a friendly atmosphere


E J Malloys

  • 4306 Atlantic Ave

    Long Beach CA 90807



  • 1816 N Vermont

    Los Angeles CA 90027



  • 7205 Santa Monica Blvd

    West Hollywood CA 90046

Great lounge scene for the up-and-comers of Hollywood.


Barney's Beanery

  • 8447 Santa Monica Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90069

Barney's Beanery in West Hollywood is a historic sports bar known for its vibrant atmosphere, extensive menu, and iconic rock 'n' roll memorabilia


Club Tee Gee

  • 3210 Glendale Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90039


Shuttle Inn

  • 9067 Imperial Hwy

    Downey CA 90242

Shuttle Inn Bar in Downey is a casual local dive bar offering entertainments such as pool tables, live music, and a selection of beer and spirits.


Fabulous West

  • 1616 W Pacific Coast Hwy

    Long Beach CA 90810

Relax and recharge on contemporary beverages, light fare and happy hour



  • 2101 Lincoln Blvd

    Santa Monica CA 90405

Live music is the focus of this neighborhood venue, which features performances seven nights a week. You'll also find burlesque dancing, trivia games, jazz nights and daily food specials.



  • 4356 Sunset Blvd.

    Silver Lake CA 90029

Akbar Bar in Silver Lake is a popular, laid-back old-fashioned gay bar known for its vibrant LGBTQ+ scene, craft cocktails, and a indie dance parties made for tearing up the dance floor like nobody's watching. But also praying that everybody is watching.


Manhattan Beach Brewing Co

  • 124 Manhattan Beach Blvd

    Manhattan Beach CA 90266

Relaxing brewpub offers rotating selection of craft beers, full bar, and elevated pub food with an ocean view.


Checker Hall

  • 104 N Ave 56

    Los Angeles CA 90042


Three Clubs

  • 1123 Vine St

    Los Angeles CA 90038

A classic neighborhood hangout that’s survived since 1991, this Vine Street lounge hosts live bands, theater shows, burlesque, and cabaret. Slide up to the mahogany bar or grab a seat on a leather banquette, and sip one of the signature martinis.