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Bars and nightlife in Los Angeles

Top bars

New American Restaurant
“Everything here is delicious...this place is so cool they don't even put their name on the outside...the takeout next door is great too! ”
  • 506 locals recommend
Beach Bar
“Go for the day sightseeing - beach, street performers, outdoor gym, and weather permitting check out the surfing scene.”
  • 312 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Rooftop bar with amazing views of the city. It gets very crowded at night so order a happy hour drink and take the elevator up to the roof to take in the view”
  • 347 locals recommend
Gay Bar
“Cocktails & shared plates are served at this lively gay lounge with outdoor terraces & dance floor. Address: 692 N Robertson Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069”
  • 231 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Great restaurant and bar. Best cocktails in the area and amazing food. Crowd is typically full of interesting writers and other industry creative types. ”
  • 282 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Cool trendy spot in West Hollywood! Beautiful people, cool setting; Inside can get really loud, try to get an outside seating, you will love seating under the stars, lights, and trees. Best to order Lollipop Sprouts and mushroom pizza (share with friends)... so good!”
  • 178 locals recommend
Hotel
“The rooftop bar is a must visit at sunset, the views are amazing when the distant mountains appear between the surrounding office buildings.”
  • 171 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Very casual bar and restaurant on the boardwalk. Can watch the sunset from outside. ”
  • 196 locals recommend

Nightclubs

Lounge
“The Lakers, ESPN Zone, Lucky Strike Bowling, Restaurants - Los Angeles Downtown area is expanding with activities, eateries and art galleries”
  • 154 locals recommend
Lounge
“Great spot to see and be seen. Indoor, outdoor. Be ready for expensive drinks and gorgeous people -- twentysomething and up. Ping pong, pool, twinkling lights above! Check out 800 degree pizza at the end of the night.”
  • 252 locals recommend
Gay Bar
“Cocktails & shared plates are served at this lively gay lounge with outdoor terraces & dance floor. Address: 692 N Robertson Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069”
  • 231 locals recommend
Rock Club
“Legendary music venue. They regularly host rad bands at this place. You should definitely check it out!”
  • 152 locals recommend
Wine Bar
“Close by on Abbot Kinney, great scene, but only beer and wine. Buzzy modern hangout provides draft brews & wine in an open, airy interior with a minimalist vibe.”
  • 143 locals recommend
Comedy Club
“The Laugh Factory opened in 1979 on the world famous Sunset Strip in Hollywood. It has grown to be one of the most renowned comedy clubs in the world.”
  • 103 locals recommend
Lounge
“Featured in the film "Swingers," this throwback lounge offers classic Continental eats & live music! Old Hollywood vibe!!!”
  • 137 locals recommend
Speakeasy
“A multidimensional lounge and dance club in a former power plant. The venue is broken up into a variety of spaces from intimate curtained booths, an upstairs smoking lounge, a stage and dance floor, and lounge areas. ”
  • 128 locals recommend

Music venues

Music Venue
“Great to visit for an event - bring a picnic & enjoy the gorgeous evenings & a show (seasonal). Check out the Hollywood Bowl Event calendar for tickets, venue information, etc.”
  • 552 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“A great way to spend an evening. Book tickets in advance if possible for better seats.”
  • 260 locals recommend
Basketball Stadium
“Come catch one of LA’s world famous sports franchises or see a concert or your favorite artist!”
  • 211 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“The sight "never gets old" when you see this Frank Gehry space. Don't even need to go inside”
  • 128 locals recommend
Amphitheater
“Another great outdoor music venue. Not as comfortable as the Hollywood Bowl in regard to seating, but a great venue right in Griffith Park ”
  • 161 locals recommend
Record Shop
“Go here while they're still in business at this location. This world-famous record store is the BEST for records, cds, posters, and so much more. Two floors, free parking, free in-store shows by world-famous artists year round, solid used music section, shopped by everyone (celebs and non, alike!). Amoeba rules the record world in LA. ”
  • 166 locals recommend
Rock Club
“Legendary music venue. They regularly host rad bands at this place. You should definitely check it out!”
  • 152 locals recommend
Lounge
“Featured in the film "Swingers," this throwback lounge offers classic Continental eats & live music! Old Hollywood vibe!!!”
  • 137 locals recommend