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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.




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 Spare Room Roosevelt Hotel

  • 7000 Hollywood Blvd

    Hollywood CA 90028

A Modern Day Gaming Parlour & Cocktail Lounge.


The Fleur Room

  • 9201 Sunset Blvd

    West Hollywood CA 90069


Blind Barber

  • 5715 N Figueroa

    Los Angeles CA 90042

Blind Barber in Highland Park is a barbershop by day and a bustling nightlife spot featuring craft cocktails and live music by night


Desert 5 Spot

  • 6516 Selma Ave

    Los Angeles CA 90028



  • 12223 W Washington Blvd

    Culver City CA 90066



  • 2640 N Figueroa St

    Los Angeles CA 90065

Footsies in Los Angeles is a retro-inspired dive bar that offers a laid-back atmosphere, pool table and great drinks


The One Up

  • 13625 Ventura Blvd

    Sherman Oaks CA 91423


The Chestnut Club

  • 1348 14th St

    Santa Monica CA 90404

Mixology is the focus at this dimly-lit cocktail mecca, a hip destination with a dramatic atmosphere of exposed beams and rustic decor. It also features an incredible selection of premium spirits and rare liquors.



  • 1301 5th St

    Santa Monica CA 90401


Toca Madera

  • 8450 W 3rd St

    Los Angeles CA 90048


The Gas Lite

  • 2030 Wilshire Blvd

    Santa Monica CA 90403

This divey, down-home karaoke bar is beloved by locals for its erratic nature and easygoing appeal. Enjoy the lack of pretense and order some shots for your friends.


The Del Monte Speakeasy

  • 52 Windward Ave

    Venice CA 90291


Hennessey's Tavern

  • 313 Manhattan Beach Blvd

    Manhattan Beach CA 90266


Busby's West

  • 3110 Santa Monica Blvd

    Santa Monica CA 90404

Find a little bit of everything at this multi-room sports lounge: ping pong, darts, pool, bingo, dancing and of course - several huge flat-screen TVs. It's a top-ranked sports bar with elevated pub cuisine and weekend brunch specials.


El Cholo

  • 1025 Wilshire Blvd

    Santa Monica CA 90401

When you need a margarita, this local Mexican chain is the place to go. Happy hour food specials are just perfect for filling up before a night out and about.


Busby's East

  • 5364 Wilshire Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90036


Rustic Canyon

  • 1119 Wilshire Blvd

    Santa Monica CA 90401

Stylish yet casual, this wine lounge and neighborhood kitchen features a unique wine list from boutique vineyards and fresh, seasonal cuisine. Sample from the ever-changing menu of seasonal cocktails.


Hennessey's Tavern

  • 1712 S Catalina Ave

    Redondo Beach CA 90277

Hennessey's Tavern in Redondo Beach is a lively, free-spirited watering hole offering cold brews, comforting cuisine, and a jovial ambiance that embodies coastal California cool


Gallagher's Irish Pub

  • 2751 East Broadway

    Long Beach CA 90803


The Bourbon Room

  • 6356 Hollywood Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90028