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The Valley’s Top Watering Holes

It’s always happy hour somewhere – so pull up a chair, grab a drink and say cheers at one of the Valley’s many bars and gastropubs.

The Local Peasant

Address: 14058 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
Phone: (818) 501-0234
Yelp link: (4 stars with 1200+ reviews)
Website

  • Great beer and cocktail selection & good street corn
  • Not a bad spot to start your night – have a small bite and a drink while waiting for your squad to assemble

Sol y Luna

Address: 19601 Ventura Blvd, Tarzana, CA 91357
Phone: (818) 343-8488
Yelp link: (4 stars with 1100+ reviews)
Website: Not available

  • Table side guac and great drinks make this perfect for a chill night of food and drinks with friends
  • Only downside is that it usually takes a LONG time to get seated 

The Blue Room

Shoutout to the super talented Jamie Fishback

Shoutout to the super talented Jamie Fishback

Address: 916 S San Fernando Blvd, Burbank, CA 91502
Phone: (323) 849-2779
Yelp link: (4 stars with 100+ reviews)

  • Super chill dive bar – nothing to call home about but always a great time with friends

Public School 818

Address: 15300 Ventura Blvd, Ste 102G, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Phone: (818) 728-9818
Yelp link: (4 stars with 600+ reviews)
Website

  • We’re fans of Public School all over LA from DTLA to the Valley
  • The cauliflower is great, drinks and atmosphere are laid back and fun

Trivia with Budds

Address: 2727 Alameda Ave, Burbank, CA 91501
Phone: (708) 228-7392
Yelp link: (5 stars with 20+ reviews)
Website

  • Great host – trivia is always fun, even for those who aren’t trivia whizzes
  • Drinks + Comedy + Trivia = awesome combination 

The Woodman

Address: 13615 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91423
Phone: (818) 926-4364
Yelp link: (4 stars with 500+ reviews)
Website

  • The Woodman is one of the best sports bars in LA
  • Solid bar food, drinks and great customer service 

Tonga Hut Tiki Lounge

Shoutout to the lovely Elizabeth Relles

Shoutout to the lovely Elizabeth Relles

Address: 12808 Victory Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91606
Phone: (818) 769-0708
Yelp link: (4 stars with 400+ reviews)
Website

Fun, tiki-themed bar with one of our favorite traditions, the Loyal Order of DB:

Tonga Hut created the Loyal Order of the Drooling  Bastard to illuminate the history of the Tiki cocktail, the great, the good and the original Beachcomber’s Gold. If you accept the challenge of the Drooling Bastard, you must finish every cocktail on the “Grog Log”, 78 if you are counting, within a calendar year. Once fully indoctrinated you will be immortalized with your plaque (of your own making) at the Tonga Hut and a custom pendant.

Bar One Tap Room

Address: 12518 Burbank Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91607
Phone: (818) 505-3870
Yelp link: (4.5 stars with 300+ reviews)
Website

  • Great beers on tap
  • Themed nights: Karaoke, Loteria, Burlesque, etc

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