Reviewed by Jackie D.
"My Take: A group of 10 of us came here for a bday party and had an amazing night. The restaurant itself is pretty small, so we easily took up half of ..." more
923 East Third Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Party Earth Review Housed inside a refurbished hundred-year-old vaudeville theater, Mohawk Bend is a trendy Echo Park eatery with a small menu of sustainable cuisine and a massive selection of craft beer. Once past the blindingly bright marquee out front, hops connoisseurs enter an enclosed patio, where sleek bamboo-topped tables, a low ... more
2141 West Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Reviewed by Jayson M.
"The Blue Boar is a great find, especially if you’re looking to escape the Ed Hardy Farties that blanket Hollywood like wet snot in cold season. It has ..." more
1615 North Cahuenga Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028
Party Earth Review Hidden behind one of Koreatown’s many cookie cutter strip malls is a world of craft brew, just waiting inside Beer Belly’s white, graffiti-covered building. A spinoff of the owner’s beer-collecting hobby, the bar features a drink menu offering a rotating range of budget-minded locally produced drafts and premium bottles ... more
532 South Western Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90020
Party Earth Review An updated take on a traditional Irish pub, Molly Malone’s is an upbeat venue featuring a strong live music scene and a motley crew of outgoing regulars. Patrons stepping into the dimly-lit brick and wood venue will find an Internet jukebox whose mainstream rock provides the soundtrack for the groups of casual, chatty twenty ... more
575 South Fairfax Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Sports Bar / Irish Restaurant
Reviewed by Lauren A.
"Overall: Are you ready to “hoov a good time?” If so, be sure to check out the Tipsy Goat in Thousand Oaks. This funky bar is a popular go-to. Unprete ..." more
159 East Thousand Oaks Boulevard
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
Reviewed by Katie F.
"My Take: Larry’s is a yummy stop-over for hungry beach goers in Venice. An American gastropub with excellent pizzas and a fantastic selection of micro ..." more
24 Windward Avenue
Venice, CA 90291
Reviewed by Lauren A.
"Overall: Public School 310 is an interesting spot, it feels like a gastropub that’s on the verge of being a hotspot for the “popular” kids, but falls ..." more
9411 Culver Boulevard
Culver City, CA 90232
Party Earth Review A classic LA favorite where everyone from celebrities to sunburned surfers in board shorts gathers to please their taste buds, Father’s Office is a popular gastropub offering gourmet dining in a comfy, unpretentious setting. The brainchild of dictatorial chef Sang Yoon – who allows absolutely no substitutions on his menu ... more
1018 Montana Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Under the glitz and glamour that Los Angeles is best known for, LA pubs stand like a bastion of calm and unpretentious fun for the regular ol’ working man who cares very little for the play you’re starring in next weekend with the guy who was on an episode of Full House once.
Los Angeles pubs make it a cinch to grab a frothy pint or five at almost any hour. Pubs are plentiful all over this expansive city, so it’s rarely necessary to drop in on the dreaded freeways on a quest to find one.
Irish pubs, sports pubs, gastropubs, not-quite-sure-what-this-place-is-all-about pubs; they’re all here. Maybe it’s a divey pub in Hollywood you need, where you can commiserate with those down on their luck drinking and away their sorrows. Or maybe it’s a cool new gastropub downtown, with specialty Belgian imports and a solid menu to coat the stomach before and after another round of Chimay.
No matter, for pubs in LA stretch from the gritty hills of Mt. Washington to the splendid ocean. Silver Lake, Echo Park, and Los Feliz are good places to find a barebones pub too, and at the same time have no shortage of fun neighborhood pubs where the game is on and the bartenders are friendly. The same can be said of Hollywood and West Hollywood, though probably not so much for neighboring Beverly Hills.
Regardless of where you are, you can find any type of pub that caters to beach bums, yuppies, and everyone in between – and that’s a lot of people. It would take a lifetime to explore all the pubs in Los Angeles, so you better get to work.