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Top bar recommendations from locals

French Restaurant
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“Glamorous rooftop setting with French small plates, handcrafted cocktails & grand views of the city.”
  • 345 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
Speakeasy
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“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
Whisky Bar
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“If you like whiskey and the best live blues music then come here. Theres also a Japanese speakeasy in the back hallway to the right, before the bathroom.”
  • 99 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great Local Bar in DTLA serving one of the best Old Fashioneds on tap to pair with french dip sandwiches. Also has a seperate speakeasy bar in the back that makes great cocktails.”
  • 103 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“This is home of the “baco,” the signature flatbread sandwich that was developed by chef Josef Centeno. The original baco was the crispy pork belly and beef carnitas with caraway pepper. Since then, the baco bread has taken centerstage and works as a vessel for all things delicious: pork, beef, poultry, seafood, and veggies. Located in the historic Old Bank district of downtown, Caco Mercat is consistently”
  • 85 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“One of the coolest clubs in LA! They turned an old bank and turned it into a dancefloor”
  • 49 locals recommend
Speakeasy
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“Theres a secret door in the back of Coles, it feels like an old timer diner, but if you go all the way to the back and then open the door, there is a nice bar with cozy seating, great drinks and live music. ”
  • 69 locals recommend
Tiki Bar
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“Located at the top of Clifton’s Cafeteria, this is an absolutely beautiful tiki bar. ”
  • 49 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Trendy bar with literary drinks and delicious food. Open from 3 pm- 2 am daily”
  • 36 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“This is a very short walking distance. The green chicken enchiladas, quest dip and margaritas are amazing!”
  • 58 locals recommend
Roof Deck
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“Exclusive Standard Hotel penthouse bar. Stars! Celebrities! Probably can't get in! But give it a shot, you just might :-)”
  • 37 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“A variety of creative Italian dishes anchors this trendy, dramatically appointed eatery & bar.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Roof Deck
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“get a beautiful view of downtown LA at a rooftop bar. they also serve good food!”
  • 31 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“If you're looking to dance to some cumbia, bachata, or latinx music this is the spot to go to!”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bar
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“The bar that started the neighborhood...Spring Street bar is an institution in itself”
  • 29 locals recommend