in Los Angeles
Looking for lounges in Los Angeles? Blending the laid-back So Cal lifestyle with a high-energy urban vibe, this city is the perfect place to hang out in a lounge. LA lounges are suited for singles looking for the social scene, groups of friends on the chill, and couples who want to cozy up in a corner booth. Featuring a blend of easy entertainment, mindless mingling and drinks, Los Angeles lounges let you escape and unwind in an intimate atmosphere. Sink into plush curved couches or tufted leather booths, enjoy the dim lighting and relax. Trending currently are 1920s-style speakeasy lounges with vintage style, artisan cocktails and antique furnishings, such as the Edison, Honeycut, Dirty Laundry, Warwick, Onyx Lounge and Pearl’s Liquor Bar. Ebano’s Crossing offers a dark bordello atmosphere, Acabar feels like a Moroccan hideaway and The Powder Room is famous for tasty adult milkshakes. Cha Cha Lounge in Silver Lake is a hipster watering hole with cheap brews, and 31Ten Lounge in Santa Monica features a friendly fire pit. You’ll also find LA lounges on the upscale side of style, including fancy hotel taprooms such as Bar Marmont, The Spare Room and Sidebar at the Four Seasons.
9229 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood CA 90069
Inspired by 60s Art Deco and vaudeville, this racy nightclub owned by David Arquette offers a diverse array of live entertainment. On various nights, you might encounter DJs, costumed burlesque dancers, live bands, celebrities, and even puppets. Yes, pupp
404 S Figueroa
Los Angeles CA 90071
Enjoy panoramic views of Los Angeles from this revolving cocktail bar, which is situated on the 34th floor of The Westin Bonaventure Hotel. Sip a specialty drink amongst the sparkling skyscrapers of Downtown LA – and take home a souvenir glass.
9641 Sunset Blvd
Beverly Hills CA 90210
First opened in 1912, this luxurious lounge at The Beverly Hills Hotel offers two unique settings: a sophisticated indoor bar, and an outdoor terrace overlooking the pool, palm trees, and gardens. Service is impeccable, and sunset on the patio is divine.
453 N Canon Dr
Beverly Hills CA 90210
Savor vodka in its purest form at this walk-in, drink-in, exhibitionist freezer lounge – an ice bar, without the ice. Put on your faux-fur coat and hat (provided) and taste rare vodkas and other spirits from around the world. Don’t forget your camera.
12236 W. Washigton Blvd.
Culver City CA 90230
Serving tasty nosh from Kogi Korean BBQ, this dimly lit drinking den is a Culver City go-to for cheeky cocktails and craft beers. Order some famous tacos from the indoor takeout window, and grab a seat on the patio or at the showpiece bar.
111 E Ocean Blvd
Long Beach CA 90802
With sleek and stunning decor, this upscale cocktail lounge is located in the Renaissance Long Beach Hotel – steps away from the ocean. Highlights include excellent service, a creative menu of artisan tapas, and a relaxing outdoor patio with fire pit.
5574 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles CA 90038
Visit Paris for a night at this classy establishment, designed as a jazz-age salon with velvet banquettes, café-style seating, and a central fireplace. Cocktail attire is required, drinks are to die for, and burlesque dancers always make an appearance.
10929 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles CA 90064
Designed to evoke the feel of a gentleman’s pub in the English countryside circa the 19th century, this cottage-style lounge is lined with books and paintings. Classic cocktails are the focus, and you’ll also find shuffleboard and foosball tables.
9400 Culver Blvd
Culver City CA 90232
Romantic, whimsical, and a bit quirky, this elegant bar is located in a bonafide historic landmark that was once owned by Charlie Chaplin and John Wayne. You’ll feel like you’re in the grandiose mansion from a bygone golden era – because you are.