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  • 1. 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

  • 2. Dirty Laundry

    Hollywood | Bars/Pubs

    Tucked away in a basement on the quiet Hudson Avenue, Dirty Laundry is a former speakeasy turned proper cocktail bar with live music and DJs...Read More

  • 3. Good Times at Davey Wayne's

    Hollywood | Bars/Pubs

    It's a fridge; it's a door; it's the entrance to Davey Wayne's, a bar and lounge that pulls out all the stops to transport you back in time...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. Resident

    Downtown | Music Clubs

    Catch a lineup of indie tastemakers inside this converted industrial space, or hang outdoors in the beer garden while trying bites from on-site...Read More

  • 6. 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

  • 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. Upright Citizens Brigade

    Hollywood | Comedy Clubs

    The L.A. offshoot of New York's famous troupe continues its tradition of sketch comedy and improv with weekly shows like "Facebook," where the...Read More

  • 9. Abigaile Restaurant and Brewery/Alta House

    Brewpubs/Beer Gardens

    Originally a church and then a Black Flag punk band rehearsal space, the building hosting Abigaile has a long history of the sacred and the...Read More

  • 10. 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

  • 11. Avalon

    Hollywood | Music Clubs

    This multitasking art deco venue offers both live music and club nights. The killer sound system, cavernous space, and multiple bars make it...Read More

  • 12. Birds

    Hollywood | Bars/Pubs

    They call it your neighborhood bar, because even if you don't live in the neighborhood you'll feel at home at this Alfred Hitchcock–themed eatery...Read More

  • 13. 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

  • 14. Boardner's

    Hollywood | Bars/Pubs

    Priding itself as one of the last remaining neighborhood bars in Los Angeles’s ever-evolving bar scene, Boardner’s has maintained its no-nonsense...Read More

  • 15. Burgundy Room

    Hollywood | Bars/Pubs

    Around since 1919, Burgundy Room attracts a fiercely loyal crowd of locals, as well as the occasional wandering tourists. The bar is supposedly...Read More

  • 16. 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

  • 17. Catcher in the Rye

    North Hollywood | Piano Bars/Lounges

    Catcher in the Rye’s theme is not specific to Holden Caulfield but rather to literature. Other odes to fictional greats can be found name-checked...Read More

  • 18. 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

  • 19. 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

  • 20. Delilah

    Themed Entertainment

    Reservations are definitely required for this swanky, New York–style space in West Hollywood. Waiters in white coats serve a mix of upscale...Read More

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