Set Current Location
A rather upscale venue, The Edison offers a trendy venue to party all night. With foot-tapping music, chilled beverages and live bands, it ensures complete entertainment. Aptly named, for it is located inside a former power plant, it sports remnants of the Industrial Gothic age in its decor, that transports one to that era. A local hangout place, tourists are also seen partying hard and enjoying the vibe. It is best reserve a table and dress as per the stated dress code.
'Perched' atop the 13-story tall Pershing Square Building, is a gem of a French bistro, that's hidden away from the hustle and bustle of the historic square. The splendid alfresco setup accentuated by a couple of fireplaces and fire pits, sets you up for what's in store in the kitchen. The connoisseur behind the kitchen walls, Chef Shawn Davis promises to take your dining experience to a different level by serving delicious classic French cuisine touched by his signature style. The regular French delicacies like Ahi Tuna Tartar and Classic Caesar Salad are dished out with flair, and so are the traditional dishes like Bouillabaisse and Duck Confit. In the end, a glass of Armagnac or Calvados from its bar, is enough to round off a fine dining experience. The bistro is also a perfect spot to relax in the lounge area and enjoy the live gigs and cabaret performances which are held here throughout the week. With a location that matches the best in the city, Perch is a perfect place to dine with your loved ones. Call or visit their website to book a table.
This hot downtown bar is modeled after a speakeasy, with the entrance behind a secret door in Cole's restaurant. Order a cocktail or ask the mixologists at the bar to fix you something with your favorite alcohol or flavors. The bar gets crowded, especially on weekends, so it's best not to come with a large group if you're looking to find a table. Drink prices are somewhat high but so is the alcohol's quality. Great for a nice little cocktail and some Prohibition-era ambiance, complete with live piano music.
As soon as you'll step into The Falls cozy atmosphere and laid back charm of the place will make you feel right at home. The lovely wooden log covered walls and the unique chandelier hanging over the bar adds to the appeal of this watering hole. Order from the delicious list of cocktails, The Modesto or The Hunter maybe, to help you relax and enjoy the peppy music brought to you by the talented DJs or the lively bands and karaoke on Sundays. The bar is spacious enough to host private parties of 15 and above; can you say Oscar viewing party?
Seven Grand is a local favorite Irish Whiskey Bar, set in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. It is the perfect place for some after work social interaction. The bar's familiar atmosphere is created by pool tables and dim lights. Enjoy sampling one of the many available whiskey brands while listening to live music with friends.
This cocktail lounge and club sprawls over an area of 8000 square feet (743.22 meters). It is an upscale place that is usually crowded, especially on the weekends. The decor is elegant and complements the building's historical design. If not for the drinks, visiting Broadway Bar for the vibe and the spectacular crowd is a must. It has seen its fair share of celebrities from the world of theater and comedy.
R Bar is one of LA's favorite speakeasy-style bars, complete with password entry. If you're looking for a bit of a clandestine night out, get dressed up and head to Koreatown. The bartenders mix up delectable cocktails and pour a great selection of craft beers, so it's perfect for anyone's taste. Pick a few songs on the jukebox and settle in for a fun time.
Located in the area known as Sunset Junction, between Silver Lake and Hollywood, 4100 Bar has become an integral part of east-sider nightlife. An apt place for the hipster, it attracts an eclectic crowd. With a red oblong bar in the middle of a spacious room and tables covered in intricate dragon patterns, the entire space adds to loquaciousness while a giant Buddha statue towers above and watches all.
One of the weird and more fun bars in town, this tiny Polynesian-themed spot does not serve beer, wine or much of anything else. The specialty of the house are its tropical drinks. After a few, you will be convinced that you are on an island somewhere! Filled with locals, you are always assured a good time, even if the crowd seems a bit too much for the size of the room.
One of East Hollywood’s best kept secrets, La Descarga is a sultry bar and lounge steeped in Cuban themes, cigars and spirits. Once through the discreet entrance and down the spiral staircase, you are propelled into a Havana club, complete with dapper bartenders slinging the best rum cocktails in town. There’s also a cigar area, where unhurried patrons lounge with Cuban cigars into the wee hours of the night. Be advised that the club gets crazy crowded on some nights, so if you're coming with a group on a busier evening, you might want to consider opting for bottle service.
A dramatic interior featuring grand chandeliers, plush velvet banquettes and ornate sconces greets you at this Parisian-inspired cocktail and champagne lounge in Hollywood. Pour Vous is a regular haunt of the swish set who unwind with well-mixed cocktails in this glamorous atmosphere. The selection is varied and offers classics as well as their own creative concoctions. Apart from this, they offer a selection of beers and wines. There are occasional burlesque performances to entertain the crowd. Dress well, as the door policy is strict.
Located on the main drag of Atwater Village, The Griffin offers by far the classiest atmosphere and most elegant layout without the upscale pricing or snooty service. The candlelit interior, featuring a genuine fireplace, offers plush ottoman seating and squat round tables. The outdoor area is enclosed behind an attractive wrought iron fence adorned with signature griffin heraldics. The patio is generously equipped with heating lamps, counter space that runs the entire length of the patio and a few tables. Arrive early in the evening, snag an outdoor table and enjoy an aperitif or two in this vaguely medieval setting. And, should you feel extra adventurous, go ahead and sample the chocolate beer they sell here, a rightful favorite amongst the regulars.