The special magic and charm of tiki bars and the magic of Disney come together at Trader Sam's Enchanted Tiki Bar at the iconic Disneyland Hotel. This delightful themed bar near the pool area of the hotel is based on the classic Disneyland Jungle Cruise ride. From the Hawaiian shirt clad bartenders to the Disneyfied tiki decor, there is fun in every part of this bar. As soon as you order your drink, a bit of Disney magic kicks in with all the bells and whistles-literally. In addition to the surprisingly strong drinks for Disney, Trader Sam's also serves up a menu of contemporary, internationally-inspired appetizers and a few burgers and sandwiches. For adults who are looking to escape the crowds of strollers for a little while, Trader Sam's Enchanted Tiki Bar is a welcome retreat.
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.
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 with karaoke fun as well, get dressed up and head to Koreatown. The excellent bartenders mix up delectable cocktails and pour a great selection of craft beers, making it perfect for anyone's taste. Come here to chill in the laidback ambiance with good vibes, pick a few songs on the jukebox and settle in for a fun time.
Come here to unwind! Father's Office is known around the world for its expertly assembled gourmet cheeseburgers and its impressive drought beer selection. The beers are cold and the award-winning burgers are hefty. Those craving something less substantial can opt for delicious tapas, skewers or the popular sweet potato fries. The interior is unpretentious, with hardwood floors and petite tables that are conducive to conversation. So order an award wining local craft beer and relax!
Rusty's Rhythm Club offers weekly swing dances weekly at the Elk's Lodge in the Playa Del Rey suburb of Los Angeles. All ages welcome and a full bar, Rusty's dances take place each Wednesday and the first Friday of the month. Beginners can partake in a quick 30 minute dance lesson at the beginning of the session, while seasoned dancers can brush up on their skills. All dances feature live music by local swing bands.
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?
When it comes to private romantic dates or celebrating personal parties with your friends, nothing feels better than going to a secluded place. La Barra in Los Angeles is one such rooftop Mexican bar, secretly located in the much famous LA Cha Cha Chá restaurant. The bar has a private entrance and is less frequented by visitors. The place is prominent for serving late-night, street-style snacks and cocktails making it a perfect hub for boozers. So visit this coolest bar located in LA's Art District and engross yourself in the momentary pleasure away from the metropolis.
The Blind Rabbit is an underground bar located in the basement of the Anaheim Packing District. This hidden bar is reminiscent of a prohibition-era watering hole, with its dimly-lit interiors and wooden furnishings. Enjoy an innovative range of craft cocktails like the Topless Hula Girl, Joy & Suffering, Jack Frost, Agave Parrot, Battle on the Playground and the Voluptuous Monkey. Fill your stomach with delicious food and choose from dishes like the Bone Marrow, Duck Confit Mac and Cheese, Braised Beef Shank, Stuffing Skillet and the Grilled Center Cut Pork Chop. This is one hidden gem that you will not want to miss out on when in Anaheim!
This low key place is one of the best kept secrets of Hollywood. If you are into house music, then One666 is not to be missed. This not-so-fancy compact club has a full house on Thursdays and Sundays. This is the Unity and Sanctuary nights hosted by some of the top house DJs in the town. If you want loud beats to unwind and groove, this club will keep you on your toes.
Since 1958 there has been some incarnation of Tony's Deli in Anaheim. This particular restaurant opened in 1972 and though it has had several owners over the years, the name and top-quality sandwiches have remained. Tony's is also a full-service deli, with sides, pickles and plenty of bottled, craft sodas and beer. Located in the historic Anaheim Colony Historic District, Tony's is the perfect spot to visit when you are looking for quality cured meats.