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  • Roosterfish 20s / 30s / 40s / 80s Music / Arcade Games

    The only gay bar on the Westside – and the only venue on Abbot Kinney Boulevard open for daytime drinking – Roosterfish is a beachside

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    Roosterfish - Dive Bar | Gay Bar in Los Angeles.
  • The Abbey Food & Bar 20s / 30s / 40s / 80s Music / After Work / DJ

    Located at the epicenter of West Hollywood’s gay scene, The Abbey is a high-energy hangout that attracts fun-loving patrons whether

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    The Abbey Food & Bar - Bar | Gay Bar | Gay Club | Lounge | Restaurant in Los Angeles.
  • Akbar 30s / 40s / After Work / Anything goes

    Booked nightly with an eclectic mix of music, comedy, and various theme parties, Akbar puts an alternative twist on the traditional

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    Akbar - Gay Bar | Gay Club in Los Angeles.

Los Angeles Bars, Clubs, Restaurants, Nightlife, and Events

Rightfully known as the showbiz capital of the world, Los Angeles is driven by an entertainment and celebrity culture that always seems to be front and center when it comes to influencing the city’s social landscape. On any given day, one can lunch next to movie stars at trendy bistros, attend red-carpet premieres, or party all night at bars and clubs with A-list celebrities.

While the storied fame and fortune certainly exist, there’s a whole other side to this massive, sprawling city that includes some of the best live music in the country, lavish outdoor shopping areas, top of the line restaurants, a beach culture where staying chill is a full-time job, and a climate that creates an endless supply of sunny days sure to please athletically-minded people and casual wanderers alike.

LA may be enormous, but it has so many small pockets catering to every personality imaginable that it’s easy to fill up any social calendar with countless things to do during the day and limitless nightlife options.

Although LA’s glitz, glamour, and access to fame and fortune keep the masses flocking to the city day and night all year round, international visitors, jet-setters, and transplants should be forewarned: the city is almost indescribably enormous and spread out, and last call comes at a surprisingly early 1:30am.

Los Angeles is first and foremost a driving city, and spending a lot of time in cars or cabs heading across town is an unfortunate necessity. The never-ending sprawl is a major factor for partygoers planning a night out, and because the bars and clubs and lounges close down early, picking one part of town and sticking with it is usually the best plan of action.

Regardless of the effort required, however, a night or day out in this warm-weather playground has plenty of perks. In fact, the inevitable run-ins with A-listers, the long days at the beach, the amazing live music, tons of festivals, events, and sports, and the 365 days of sun make LA a playground that most people never want to leave – and with a population of fifteen million at last count, it seems they never do.

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  1. Lucas

    Sports? Pub crawls? Rowdy bars? Good beer? Then check out these suggestions from Lucas:

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  2. Adriana

    Exclusive hotspots? Chic crowds? Bottle service? Posh shopping? Then check out these suggestions from Adriana:

    AV Nightclub - Club | Lounge in Los Angeles.

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    Sunset Strip - Nightlife Area | Outdoor Activity | Shopping Area in Los Angeles.

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    Eclectic crowds? Authentic bars? Live music? Nothing mainstream? Then check out these suggestions from Jonah:

    Oldfield's Liquor Room - Bar in Los Angeles.

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    Troubadour - Bar | Live Music Venue in Los Angeles.

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    Venice Boardwalk - Beach | Culture | Outdoor Activity | Shopping Area in Los Angeles.

    All Ages / All Types

    Sunset Strip - Nightlife Area | Outdoor Activity | Shopping Area in Los Angeles.

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    Jonah Likes: Live Music Eclectic Indie Alternative Non-mainstream Laid back Conversational Creative / Art / Music Types

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  4. Emma

    Amazing drink deals? Unpretentious crowds? Karaoke with friends? Dancing all night? Then check out these suggestions from Emma:

    Tiki-Ti - Dive Bar | Tiki Bar in Los Angeles.

    ATM / Ambient

    The One-Eyed Gypsy - Bar | Live Music Venue in Los Angeles.

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    El Cid - Club | Historic Bar | Lounge | Spanish Restaurant in Los Angeles.

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