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An ongoing list of cocktail lounges, restaurant bars, hotel bars, and gastropubs where you’ll find a mix of some (or all) of these key ingredients: sophisticated cocktails; craft beer; great bartenders; a warm, lively, and/or unique atmosphere; and historic/landmark status.

8oz. Burger Bar
7661 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 852-0008
www.8ozburgerbar.com

The Association
110 E. 6th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90014
(213) 627-7385
www.theassociation-la.com

Bar Centro
The Bazaar at SLS Hotel
465 S. La Cienega Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
(310) 246-5555
www.thebazaar.com

Bigfoot Lodge West
10939 Venice Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90034
(310) 287-2200
www.bigfootlodge.com

BoHo
6372 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 465-8500
www.bohorestaurant.com

Caña Rum Bar at The Doheny
714 W. Olympic Blvd. (at Flower)
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 745-7090
www.canarumbar.com

Cole’s
118 E. 6th St.

Los Angeles, CA 90014
(213) 622-4090
www.colesfrenchdip.com

Comme Ça
8479 Melrose Ave.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(323) 782-1104
www.commecarestaurant.com

Copa d’Oro
217 Broadway
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 576-3030
www.copadoro.com

Craftbar
10100 Constellation Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90067
(310) 279-4180
www.craftrestaurant.com

Drago Centro
525 S. Flower St., Suite 120
Los Angeles, CA
(213) 228-8998
www.dragocentro.com

The Edison
108 W. 2nd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 613-0000
www.edisondowntown.com

Essex Public House
6683 Hollywood Blvd
Hollywood, CA 90028
(323) 460-6608
www.essexhollywood.com

FIG
Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
101 Wilshire Blvd.

Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 319-3111
www.figsantamonica.com

The Foundry on Melrose
7465 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 651-0915
www.thefoundryonmelrose.com

The Hungry Cat
1535 Vine St.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 462-2155
www.thehungrycat.com

La Descarga
1159 N. Western Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90029
(323) 466-1324
www.ladescargala.com

Las Perlas
107 E. 6th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90014
(213) 988-8355
www.lasperlas.la

Malo
4326 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90029
(323) 664-1011
www.malorestaurant.com

Musso & Frank Grill
6667 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 467-7788

NINETEEN12
Beverly Hills Hotel
9641 Sunset Blvd.

Beverly Hills, CA 90210

(310)273-1912

www.barnineteen12.com

Osteria Mozza
6602 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90038
(323) 297-0100
www.mozza-la.com

The Penthouse
The Huntley Hotel
1111 2nd St
.
Santa Monica, CA 90403
(310) 393-8080
www.thehuntleyhotel.com

RH
Andaz West Hollywood
8401 W. Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(323) 785-6090
www.westhollywood.hyatt.com

Rivera
1050 S. Flower St, #102
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 749-1460
www.riverarestaurant.com

The Roger Room
370 N. La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 854-1300

Seven Grand
515 W. 7th St.
2nd Floor

Los Angeles, CA 90014
(213) 614-0737
www.sevengrand.la

The Tar Pit
609 N. La Brea Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 965-1300
www.tarpitbar.com

Tiki-Ti
4427 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 669-9381
www.tiki-ti.com

Tony’s Saloon
2017 E. 7th St. (E. of Mateo)
Los Angeles, CA 90021
(213) 622-5523
www.tonyssaloon.la

The Varnish
118 E. Sixth St
.
Los Angeles
, CA 90014
(213) 622-9999

www.thevarnishbar.com

Westside Tavern
10850 W. Pico Blvd.

Los Angeles
, CA 90064
(310) 470-1539

www.westsidetavernla.com

3 Comments leave one →
  1. Ciree permalink
    May 24, 2009 7:02 pm

    Have you considered the bar at the L’Ermitage Beverly Hills on Burton Way? This is one of my favorite secret jems in LA.

    • thirstyinla permalink*
      May 24, 2009 7:30 pm

      I haven’t been, but after looking at the Writer’s Bar menu it certainly merits a visit. Thanks for the tip!

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