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  • 1. 1642 Beer and Wine

    Echo Park | Bars/Pubs

    This romantically lit hole-in-the-wall is easy to miss. Perfect for first dates, come here to experiment with craft beers or to warm up with...Read More

  • 2. 4100

    Silver Lake | Bars/Pubs

    With swaths of fabric draped from the ceiling, this low-lit bar with a bohemian vibe makes it perfect for dates. Groups of locals also come...Read More

  • 3. Bigfoot Lodge

    Atwater Village | Bars/Pubs

    Don’t be turned off by the glaring log cabin theme (which is intensified by signature cocktails called Scout’s Honor and Roasted Marshmallow...Read More

  • 4. Mohawk Bend

    Echo Park | Bars/Pubs

    There are so many reasons to stop by Mohawk Bend: 72 craft beers on tap, a wide range of California-only liquor, a vegetarian and vegan-friendly...Read More

  • 5. The Echo and Echoplex

    Echo Park | Music Clubs

    These two venues, one sitting on top of the other, are the heart of live music in Echo Park. Both offer a full bar and the ability to order...Read More

  • 6. The Old Chalet

    Highland Park | Bars/Pubs

    This ski lodge–inspired neighborhood bar may have changed ownership and management, but that doesn’t mean that it’s gotten a major and pretentious...Read More

  • 7. The Satellite

    Silver Lake | Music Clubs

    Once known as Spaceland, the Satellite holds nightly shows filled with underground musicians, both touring and local, all trying to make a dent...Read More

  • 8. Akbar

    Silver Lake | Bars/Pubs

    This bar's welcoming feel is one of the reasons many people consider it their neighborhood bar, even if they don't live in the neighborhood...Read More

  • 9. Atwater Village Tavern

    Atwater Village | Bars/Pubs

    There’s no denying that part of the reason why this charming rectangular joint on Glendale Boulevard has effortlessly established itself as...Read More

  • 10. Block Party

    Highland Park | Bars/Pubs

    Block Party fills the beer garden need in Highland Park, and it does it very well with a large shuffleboard and a Wii hooked up to a projector...Read More

  • 11. Button Mash

    Echo Park | Bars/Pubs

    Button Mash hits all the right buttons (sorry), with a wide selection of rotating arcade games, most of which are from the golden age, not to...Read More

  • 12. Cha Cha Lounge

    Silver Lake | Bars/Pubs

    If chaos and the assortment of ill-matched furnishings and decor is something you can forgive—or revel in—then this import from Seattle is a...Read More

  • 13. Covell

    Los Feliz | Wine Bars–Nightlife

    Covell is the embodiment of what every unpretentious wine drinker wishes a wine bar should be—laid back. It's thankfully lacking in servers...Read More

  • 14. Dresden Room

    Los Feliz | Piano Bars/Lounges

    This bar's 1940s lounge decor makes it a favorite with folks in Los Angeles. The long-running house band, Marty and Elayne, has entertained...Read More

  • 15. El Prado

    Echo Park | Bars/Pubs

    A small selection of constantly rotating wine and beer ensures you'll get to try something new and interesting each time you visit. A record...Read More

  • 16. Golden Road Brewing

    Atwater Village | Brewpubs/Beer Gardens

    Sustainability and support of local community has always been a big part of this L.A. brewery’s ethos, but more importantly, so is making great...Read More

  • 17. Good Luck Bar

    Los Feliz | Bars/Pubs

    There’s something absolutely appealing about the Chinese-influenced style of this tiki-cum-dive bar’s interiors and riotous fruity-yet-potent...Read More

  • 18. Highland Park Bowl

    Highland Park | Bars/Pubs

    Highland Park Bowl was an ambitious restoration project and is now a massive throwback to its Prohibition Era roots as an alcohol-prescribing...Read More

  • 19. La Cuevita

    Highland Park | Piano Bars/Lounges

    Everyone could use a little more mezcal and tequila in their lives, and La Cuevita has a lot of it, often in its collection of tasty cocktails...Read More

  • 20. Silverlake Lounge

    Silver Lake | Music Clubs

    Rock bands, burlesque, comedy, and even open-mic nights all have a home at the cross section of Sunset and Silver Lake at a little dive bar...Read More

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