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The Nightspots that Make Hollywood the Envy of the World

Hollywood’s nightlife is the bee’s knees.  Among the most admired, imitated and hyped in the world – and for good reason, there is no substitute to a night out in Hollywood.

Sassafras

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Address: 1233 N Vine St, Los Angeles, CA 90038
Phone: (323) 467-2800
Yelp link: (4 stars with 500+ reviews)
Website

We think John Wayne came back to life and secretly runs this legit old western saloon in the heart of Hollywood.

  • Low key, casual atmosphere (but still upscale-ish)
  • Tons of personality, decent drinks, one of our favorite bars in Hollwood

La Descarga

Address: 1159 N Western Ave, Hollywood, CA 90029
Phone: (323) 466-1324
Yelp link: (4 stars with 700+ reviews)
Website

  • It’s like stepping into Havana – awesome setup / ambiance / atmosphere
  • The cigar room is pretty cool

Next Door Lounge

Address: 1154 N Highland Ave, Hollywood, CA 90038
Phone: (323) 465-5505
Yelp link: (4 stars with 900+ reviews)
Website

Boulevard3

Address: 6523 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Phone: (323) 466-2144
Yelp link:(4 stars with 1000+ reviews)
Website

Beautiful decor, gorgeous gogo dancers, a man on stilts, a lingerie show on stage and music that gets people dancing – we approve. Great place to get a table for a birthday

  • One of the more extravagant Hollywood nightclubs
  • Beautiful decor, Gogo Dancers and other fun stuff (man on stilts, etc)
  • Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Saint Felix

Thanks to the ever so beautiful @alinchik_0928

Thanks to the ever so beautiful @alinchik_0928

Address: 1602 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Phone: (323) 469-5001
Yelp link: (4 stars with 500+ reviews)
Website

  • Great hollywood bar with good drinks, nice service and cool decor

Pour Vous

Address: 5574 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038
Phone: (323) 871-8699
Yelp link: (4 stars with 300+ reviews)
Website

  • Awesome bar, burlesque shows, aerial artists and AMAZING Crepes! Checking them out is a MUST.

Piano Bar

Address: 6429 Selma Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Phone: (323) 466-2750
Yelp link: (4 stars with 400+ reviews)
Website

Not the kind of place to grind on your date in Hollywood – you come here to listen to music and sip on your drink.

  • Dimly lit, laid back atmosphere
  • Live music every night with musicians singing their hearts out

Library Bar – Hollywood

Big thanks to @ninaeasaurus

Big thanks to @ninaeasaurus

Shoutout to @meghanmcmonigle's fabulous squad

Shoutout to @meghanmcmonigle’s fabulous squad

Address: Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, 7000 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028
Phone: (323) 466-7000
Yelp link: (4.5 stars with 400+ reviews)
Website

The closest you’ll get to a library after undergrad is the Library Bar.  A small bar where the walls are covered in bookshelves adorned with…well, books.  Library Bar offers some interesting drinks and decent appetizers to get your night started.

Ball & Chain

Address: 1643 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Phone: (323) 465-2255
Yelp link: (4.5 stars with 300+ reviews)
Website

  • Great drink selection: 20 rotating craft beers on tap and over 120 unique beers by the bottle

The Room Hollywood

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Address: 1626 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Phone: (866) 687-4499
Yelp link: (3.5 stars with 200+ reviews)
Website

  • Classic dance club – no nonsense, not pretentious – just a SUPER fun place to dance to top 40s and hiphop

Velvet Margarita

Address: 1612 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Phone: (323) 469-2000
Yelp link: (4 stars with 900+ reviews)
Website

  • You can get a margarita served inside of a pineapple!
  • Love the churros here too

Harlowe

Address: 7321 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90046
Phone: (323) 876-5839
Yelp link: (4 stars with 200+ reviews)
Website

The cocktails and décor illuminate the elegance and decadence of the Golden Age of Hollywood, with a playful list of classic and original cocktails, fountain and bottled drinks, homemade libations, and more.  In other words, a pretty dope spot.

The Spare Room

Address: The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, 7000 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Phone: (323) 769-7296
Yelp link: (4 stars with 100+ reviews)
Website

  • Super fun bar with two bowling lanes inside the Roosevelt Hotel

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