Party Earth Review Quite possibly Hollywood’s most energetic and unapologetic meat market, The Happy Ending caters to a rowdy crowd of jocks and sorority types in tight t-shirts and baseball caps. The vibe at this free-for-all drinking den... ... read full review
7038 West Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Daily 11am–2am, Su 9am–2am during NFL season
Hollywood, Los Angeles –
Quite possibly Hollywood’s most energetic and unapologetic meat market, The Happy Ending caters to a rowdy crowd of jocks and sorority types in tight t-shirts and baseball caps.
The vibe at this free-for-all drinking den can be summed up by its four main attractions: the giant wheel on the wall that’s spun hourly to determine the next drink special, whether it be an Irish Car Bomb, a Jägerbomb, or a Crackhead Shot; the cocktails served in pails and fishbowls; the dedicated beer pong room; and the arcade claw game patrons use to catch the live lobster that will become their dinner.
Split down the middle, the large space offers a slightly mellower room on one side where patrons chill out in brown vinyl booths or shoot a game of pool, while those more interested in bumping and grinding on the dance floor can step over to the other side.
Exposed brick walls and wooden rafters covered with beer signs and sports pennants make up the basic décor, while dozens of flat screen TVs show pretty much every game in progress anywhere.
By day, the polished wood bar offers a laid-back spot to grab a bite and watch a game, but once the sun goes down, The Happy Ending – thanks to its lineup of karaoke, live music, and drinking games – becomes a frenetic party palace all about drinking, dancing, flirting, and, true to its name, ending the night on a happy note with a new friend.
College students, sports fans, frat guys, sorority girls, and young professionals, 20s to 30s.
Karaoke on Mondays, live acoustic band on Tuesdays, karaoke backed by a live band on Wednesdays, game night featuring beer pong and flip cup on Thursdays. DJs spin Thursdays through Sundays.
Full menu of appetizers, salads, sandwiches, burgers, pizza, pasta, and fish and meat entrées. Happy Hour M–F 4–7pm.
Appetizers $8–$14, entrées $13–$29, daily food specials $6–$10. Beer $3.50+ or $16+/pitcher, wine $7+/glass or $28+/bottle, mixed drinks $7, cocktails $9. Valet $2.75 before 7pm, $4.25 thereafter.
Anything goes, but mostly t-shirts, jeans, and baseball caps.
Thursdays through Saturdays for the most raucous crowd, or for any big game.