Still commonly known as the "Rainbow Room," this fabled Sunset Strip institution continues to deliver a good time with live rock shows, fun finger food and late-night dining. The roomy interiors consist of a dining room, several bars, upstairs dance floor and patio decorated with kitschy rock 'n' roll memorabilia, Christmas lights, burgundy leather booths and even a vintage arcade game. The food offered is an Italian-American fusion of popular munchies such as pizza, sandwiches, steaks and a diverse vegetarian selection. Keep in mind that it is possible to reserve special seating above the stage.
Flickering candles, mysterious pink curtains and subdued lighting welcome you into the Abbey in West Hollywood. This popular bar, lounge and restaurant offers you not only a mixed range of appetizers and entrees, but also yummy drinks like chocolate and watermelon martinis. Enjoy the cool vibe of the lounge on the terrace or the kitschy atmosphere indoors. At night, the Abbey is a well known gay bar and welcomes everyone regardless of whether they are gay or straight. So come and visit and dance the night away!
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.
The Los Angeles Stock Exchange building was re-modeled and now holds rocking nightclubs and upscale bars. This nightclub gets its name from the building where it's housed. It is hard to find foot space here if you decide to haunt this place later in the evening, as it's always crowded. Top of the line sound systems and glaring lights make for a cool nightclub atmosphere. Live music and the young, hip crowd are just energetic enough to set you tapping your feet.
Avalon Hollywood began its life as a theater in 1927, and ever since has undergone numerous name changes, and staged several theatrical events and musical concerts, such as: 'Caesar & Cleopatra', and 'The Vagabond King'. This venue is also home to the first ever American Music Awards, and has held concerts for Nirvana, Soundgarden, Smashing Pumpkins, and the Beastie Boys. It is a club. venue, a host to special events, restaurant and more.
The Troubadour is a pioneering rock-n-roll venue with a history that would make any music aficionado blush. Founded in 1957, the venue hosted Bob Dylan’s early shows, Buffalo Springfield’s first concert, and the US debuts of Elton John and Gordon Lightfoot. Legend has it that The Eagles met at the club, and that rock manager Herb Cohen discovered Tom Waits at an open mic night. Concerts are standing room only and usually quite intimate.
Popular for decades, Barney's is many things to many people, for some, it is a great casual restaurant with a huge menu, for others, it is an always crowded bar loaded with people of all ages and backgrounds. It is even a great place to have a drink and play some pool after work, with a beer list almost as prodigious as the menu. It is one of the few bars that has always been a hot tourist spot, yet has been a longstanding favorite of locals as well. Be sure to ask around for stories of Jim Morrison and Janis Joplin, both of whom spent time within these walls. It is a little piece of Hollywood history and with new branches opened in nearby locations, the tradition is sure to continue.
Enter this fancy Russian delicatessen and you will be instantly transported to downtown Moscow. Boasting 20 varieties of caviar, a medley of smoked fish, good old-fashioned gefilte fish and a smattering of homemade cold salads, this is really a place not to be missed. Everything is fresh and everything is good, plain and simple. Cold borscht in Red Square never tasted this good! Attentive and pleasant service make this gourmet shop a wonderful journey without the hassles of dealing with your passport.
Located on the North La Cienega Boulevard, 40 Love is a great place to enjoy your favorite sporting action with delicious food & drinks. The giant booths and 25 flat-screen television sets create a lively atmosphere at this place. The food menu offers classic brunch items like Avocado Toast and Lemon Ricotta Pancakes along with dishes like Crab Cake Sliders, Lolipop Lamb, and Shrimp Tacos more suitable for a hefty dinner meal. Delectable wines, beers, and cocktails nicely complement the food served at this place. With dark wood interiors and a lush green outdoor seating area, this vibrant sports bar is a great place to watch a game of you favorite sport with your friends.
Themed nights and strong cocktails make this entertainment venue and nightclub a favorite for Los Angeles revelers. Fubar is an LGBT establishment in the West Hollywood neighborhood. Touted as, "not your fathers gay bar", Fubar as lively as they come. Gorgeous bartenders mix up the perfect drinks, while resident DJ's get the tunes spinning and the people out on the dance floor.
Enjoy a couple of drinks and light snacks at Mezcal Bar opened by Laurel Hardware a famous restaurant in the vicinity. As the name suggests Mezcal is a traditional Mexican drink prepared from the agave plant. At the bar, one can try the different types of Mezcal from various regions in Mexico. Complement your drinks with dishes like Al Pastor Taco with braised pork or Mole Negro Quesadillas. The interiors of the bar are mostly wood furnished lending a rustic appeal to the bar.
A swanky discotheque in Los Angeles that offers an ritzy nightlife experience. Nightingale Plaza boasts of having the right ambiance along with an alluring menu and cocktails that are made by seasoned mixologists. You'll love the European courtyard theme which consists of four specific settings. There is a heart-stirring dance floor, two interior lounges and an exterior garden oasis where you can either dine, dance or lounge. Lastly, the sound system at nightingale plaza will doubtlessly get you grooving amidst the glitzy lights.