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Best Los Angeles, CA Nightlife

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    Bootsy Bellows

    Only being open on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday nights helps make Bootsy Bellows a must-visit kind of Sunset Strip spot; it also helps that people like...

    Photo courtesy of Bootsy Bellows.
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    Create Nightclub

    There's no place that packs in the high-intensity crowds that love EDM like Create, where top L.A.-based DJs like the EC Twins draw capacity crowds into a...

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    Riviera 31

    There's always something happening at Riviera 31 inside the Sofitel Hotel, from a burlesque show on Saturday night to jazz on Mondays, an open mic night...

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    Hooray Henry's

    Partying with a British vibe got easier when Hooray Harry's invaded the West Hollywood space that once held trendy Dominick's Restaurant. It's a tough...

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    The Bungalow

    Located on a section of the Fairmont Miramar Hotel's property by the beach in Santa Monica, The Bungalow is a hugely popular club lounge that caters to...

    Photo courtesy of The Bungalow
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    The Mint

    One of L.A.'s classic clubs, The Mint is a little place with a big sound. The music-filled venue has packed them in since 1937, with just a small stage,...

    Photo courtesy of Andy Gordon
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    1OAK LA

    Transforming the old Key Club space on Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood, 1OAK LA has brought serious sophistication to that formerly slightly seedy space....

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    Greystone Manor Supperclub

    Greystone Manor is a sleek mix of old-school design – massive chandeliers, velvet couches, hammered tin ceilings – and modern technology. With a...

    Photo courtesy of Greystone Manor/SBE
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    The Abbey Food & Bar

    Located in West Hollywood, the center of L.A.'s gay community, the Abbey Food & Bar is a fixture in that neighborhood that's also known as "Boys' Town."...

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    The Conga Room

    The Conga Room is a convivial place located in the heart of L.A. Live in Downtown Los Angeles. A fixture in the nightlife scene, the club is owned by some...

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