Best Los Angeles, CA Nightlife

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    9. The Sayer's Club

    This highly exclusive club attracts an A-list clientele and hosts surprise live music performances by bands like Florence and the Machine. Get out your industry rolodex to get past the almost impenetrable velvet...

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    8. Supperclub

    "Freedom" is the key word at Supperclub, one of Hollywood's most exclusive venues. Supperclub's a mixture of chic restaurant, live performance spot, and dance club, all rolled into one. Vegas-style specialty acts...

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    7. Dillon's Irish Pub and Grill

    With over 30 beers on tap, this Hollywood pub is a hotspot for ex-fraternity types, aided by its popular $3 pints special everyday. Striving actresses sport plaid green skirts as they bring you your drinks and your...

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    6. Whisper Lounge

    Enjoy half price bottles of wine on Tuesday nights, at this throwback to the old speakeasy brat pack days. This quiet hotspot located in the tourist-friendly Grove complex, features an indoor-outdoor bar, and...

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    5. The Spare Room

    Challenge your friends to a round of bowling or board games while sipping on sophisticated expertly mixed cocktails. Two vintage bowling lanes look out over the streets of Hollywood while patrons sway to the sounds...

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    4. Beacher's Madhouse

    The site of Hayden Panetierre's 21st birthday celebrations, this speakeasy lounge has a penchant for the outrageous and cutting edge. Enter through a secret passageway through a library bookcase to enter a luxurious...

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    3. The Library Bar

    Down a gourmet burger at the Roosevelt's 25 Degrees Restaurant and then head to this small hotel lounge for a post-meal cocktail. Come early to grab a seat at the bar and enjoy your night of fresh farmer's market...

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    2. Bardot, Hollywood

    Head to Hollywood and Vine and check out this swanky lounge/dance club on Monday nights to catch their "School Night" weekly live performances of your favorite indie bands. Dance the night away to 80's, hip-hop, and...

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    1. Lexington Social House

    Los Angeles welcomes a sleek new supperclub, Lexington Social House, to the trendy corner of Hollywood and Vine. Slip on a little black dress and strut over to the perfect place to enjoy a romantic dinner, sip...

About Los Angeles, CA Nightlife

LA's nightlife scene is legendary, and with good reason – from swanky cocktail lounges to frenetic dance clubs, from themed bars to laugh-out-loud comedy clubs, this city has it all. The vibe varies widely by neighborhood, so plan your night in advance. Hollywood traditionally supplies the hottest action, whether it's at über-trendy clubs like LAX and Mood or at the elegant, celebrity-riddled Chateau Marmont. Head west to Venice, Malibu, and Santa Monica, and a mellower atmosphere pervades neighborhoods by the beach. Catch an exceptional acoustic show at McCabe's Guitar Shop, or gaze at the sunset over cocktails at Moonshadows. Downtown and the Valley also have their fair share of hot spots; the Golden Gopher and Firefly make their homes here. With a seemingly endless variety of bars, clubs, and lounges, you'll have no trouble tailoring a night out to suit your taste.

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Senior editor Kelly Sigmon is Southern born and Ivy educated. During his tenure with the company, Kelly has prized being a mystery traveler and overseeing the printed 10Best Travel Guides for San Francisco, Miami, and Atlanta.

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