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Best bars in Los Angeles

Café
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“Great for coffee and pastry, or a full meal. Beautiful at night on the patio with lights wrapped around the trees.”
216local recommendations
Hotel Bar
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“The quintessential L.A. hotel for hollywood types in a beautiful setting. Get a drink or an (expensive) hamburger.”
186local recommendations
Cocktail Bar
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“Awesome 70's bar that boasts killer decor, amazing music, boozy slushies, and you get inside by walking through a refrigerator!”
152local recommendations
Sushi Restaurant
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“up in the Hollywood Hill's with a bar and an amazing view of Hollywood. Movies filmed here.”
129local recommendations
Japanese Restaurant
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“Katsuya has great sushi and an upscale and sexy vibe! Located right down the street.”
96local recommendations
Lounge
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“Go for Marty and Elaine. They've been performing for decades. This place feels like a time capsule from 1950s Hollywood. ”
141local recommendations
American Restaurant
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“This is a true Franklin Village spot. Affordable & good food & energy. Also has a bar. Indoor or outdoor tables ... ”
123local recommendations
Speakeasy
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“Swanky, shadowy bar mixes sophisticated cocktails amid decor recalling the bygone days of Hollywood. Get there early or it will be a long line to get in. You will experience something fun and interesting as you enter this mansion style night spot. shuuuu ;) ”
90local recommendations
American Restaurant
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“A classic and a must for all visitors to (and residents of) LA! Iconic and part of our history. Skip the walk on Hollywood Boulevard, though, unless you're into the really touristy and a bit dodgy stuff.”
101local recommendations
Bar
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“FAVORITE BAR IN Los Angeles. THROUGHOUT THE WEEKEND DAY THERE IS ALWAYS FREE SHOWS AND ON THE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY FROM 11:45-12:45 THERE IS BURLESQUE SHOWS INCLUDED WITH FREE LIVE SHOWS ;) ”
106local recommendations
Breakfast Spot
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“Patio setting is very relaxing and the menu provides healthy choices. Not too expensive.”
95local recommendations
Wine Bar
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“One of the best wine bars in the nation and a really good spot to get some light snacks as well.”
91local recommendations
Italian Restaurant
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“Enjoy gourmet food at this romantic spot, a mile up the hill in Laurel Canyon. Make a reservation if you're in the mood a romantic spot serving delicious Italian classics. ”
71local recommendations
Tiki Bar
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“Drive past Tiki-Ti and you will almost always see a line out the door. Its popularity is a factor, but so is its size: Tiki-Ti is tiny. Once you’ve settled in, you may run across a mechanical bull trotting down the bar; the unofficial mascot often makes an appearance as the night wears on, walking past patron’s drinks as they cheer him on. There’s plenty of fantastic rum to be had here, including Ray’s Mistake, a must-have L.A. cocktail made with passionfruit and dark Coruba rum. Sure, Tiki-Ti’s cash-only policy can be a pain, but regulars will always return for the strong drinks topped with maraschino cherries. Newcomers stop by to experience a Los Angeles institution—and wind up becoming r”
91local recommendations
Japanese Restaurant
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“Hip destination for Japanese grilled meats & sushi in a contemporary setting with patio seats.”
54local recommendations
BBQ Joint
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“Still within walking distance from the home, this restaurant offers good old American comfort food and beer, a sports bar area with several TV screens, and as the centerpiece features a mechanical bull. My advice, don't ride the bull unless you don't mind getting hurt. I've seen people fly off that thing and land on their face and bust their nose open and bleed all over the place there. I nearly lost my manhood the one time I tried it! Much funner to watch as a spectator especially late at night when the crowd really gets going.”
63local recommendations