Traveling in LA is, as all of us know, a dumpster fire at the very best of times-- so why invest a happy hour on the road when you can head to a bar and throw back a couple of beverages at reduced prices? Sure, happy hour hasn't rather caught on in LA the same way it has like other cities (probably since everybody drives here), but the city's still got plenty of post-work deals scattered throughout its 503 square miles.
We've put together a collection of spots throughout 24 of LA's most notable neighborhoods, where happy hour suggests getting a beer and a bite for less than it costs to fill your gas tank.
24. Beverly Hills -- Gratitude Kitchen & Bar
When: 3-5 pm weekends and 3-6 pm weekdays
The offer: Happy hour is difficult to come by in Beverly Hills; however, Thankfulness's plant-based menu uses various tasty happy hour meals under $10 like the buffalo cauliflower and "carne asada" french fries. They have also got cocktails ($ 9), home wine ($ 7), and beer ($ 8), but the sangria ($ 9) is the star of the drink menu and ideal for sipping on while you people-watch passersby on the outside patio area.
23. Brentwood -- Baltaire
When: Monday-Friday from 3-6 pm
The offer: Happy hour is most likely the best time to come to Baltaire. Due to the fact that the pleased hour menu is a pretty excellent offer for a steakhouse, fit professionals like this bougie Westside steakhouse for post-work beverages. Libations begin at $5 for beers and $8 for white wine or cocktails; however, you can likewise discover reduced hearty bites like prime filet tacos ($ 3 each), sliders ($ 4 each), a crispy chicken sandwich ($ 10), and oysters ($ 1).
22. Burbank -- Mirabelle White Wine Bar
When: Monday-Friday from 5-7 pm, and Saturday-Sunday from 11:30 am-7 pm.
The offer: Tucked away in the heart of Valley Town, this relaxing red wine bar great for a date offers $5 beers, $6 white wine on tap, and select appetizers like pan con tomato ($ 8), and roasted beet hummus ($ 6).
21. Calabasas -- Six Chow House
When: Daily from 3-6 pm.
The offer: If you've made it this deep in the Valley, you're going to require a drink (or more). Thankfully, draft beers begin at simply $4, and craft cocktails are $7. Add on a pizza for $7, or any of their other bites like short rib tacos, crispy Brussels sprouts, mac & cheese fritters, and beef sliders for $6. And to sweeten the offer, the gastropub features live music on many nights, so stick around for more enjoyment.
20. Century City -- Hinoki & The Bird
When: Tuesday-Friday from 5:30 -7:30 pm (bar just).
The offer: This surprising gem stashed in Century City is convenient for an after-work bite, drawing suit-and-tie specialists from the surrounding skyscrapers. Snag a seat at the bar and make the most of their early riser special: the okonomiyaki burger, plus your choice of beer or house white wine. Likewise, there's a limited drink menu if you're simply in the state of mind for liquid libations.
19. Culver City -- Piccalilli
When: Nightly from 4:30 -6:30 pm and late-night menu from 10 pm to close.
The deal: The Culver City newbie provides an Asian-inspired menu loaded with taste, and fortunately, the happy hour menu also consists of food so you can get a taste. Food and mixed drinks are priced between $7-9, consisting of the Thai banana hush puppies, miso pork jowl, and the not-to-be-missed Brussels sprouts. Beer and white wine are also provided during happy hour.
18. Downtown -- Red Herring
When: Monday-Friday from 5-6:30 pm.
The offer: Once you get past the parking obstacle and inside the pastel-colored dining establishment, get a seat at the L-shaped bar or lounge. Then, you'll drink on $10 cocktails or $8 house wine, and delight in nibbles like the fresh Brussels grow salad ($ 8), the crab cake ($ 10), or smoked eggplant dip served with grilled bread ($ 8).
17. Echo Park -- Bar Henry
When: 5-7 pm every day.
The deal: The area craft cocktail bar uses a selection of $8 mixed drinks during their happy hour, but if you remain in the state of mind for wine or beer, they've got you covered with $9 red wines by the glass and $1 off all draft beer. Plus, who doesn't love a happy hour that runs every day of the week?
16. El Segundo -- UMI by Hamasaku
When: Monday-Friday from 5-6 pm, and Saturday-Sunday from 12-4 pm.
The deal: UMI by Hamasaku (yes, the same Hamasaku as the cherished Westwood sushi joint) provides a happy hour menu you can't decline due to the fact that absolutely nothing is over $8. $1 oysters, a range of hand rolls for $4, sliders for $8, and Sapporo for $3 are simply a few of the items here. If you don't want to dish out the money for a full blown-dinner at the initial Hamasaku, the happy hour at UMI is the next finest thing.
15. Hermosa Beach -- Tower 12
When: Monday-Friday from 3-6 pm.
The offer: Come starving due to the fact that the happy hour menu at Tower 12 is pretty generous, featuring a long list of New American classics ranging from grilled cheese and tomato soup ($ 6.25), tuna poke ($ 7.25), meatballs ($ 6.75), chicken wings ($ 6.25), pastrami sliders ($ 6.25), and soft pretzels ($ 8). When it comes to drinks, a glass of red wine varieties from $4.75-6.75, and you'll be getting half off canned or bottled beer and shots and double-sized draft beer and mixed drinks.
14. Highland Park -- Otoño
When: Tuesday-Friday from 4-6 pm, and Saturday-Sunday from 2-6 pm. Late-night happy hour is served on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 pm-12 am.
The offer: This Highland Park restaurant commemorates its Spanish roots with a Siesta Hour menu featuring classic Spanish tapas like the spinach empanada, croqueta de jamón, and pan con tomate. Wash it all down with a glass of Spanish red wine, a house mixed drink, or among the regional and imported beers, and after that, go take a genuine siesta later.
13. Hollywood -- Sassafras Saloon
When: Daily from 5-8 pm.
The offer: The very best sort of happy hour is one that runs every day. $8 mixed drinks, $6 well drinks and white wine, and $2 off beers might quickly make this your brand-new community watering hole. Oh, and if that wasn't an adequate factor to enjoy Sassafras, the Cajun motivated food menu definitely is, with bites like $1 Mardi Gras eggs, $7 cajun smoked chicken wings, and regular french fries ($ 4) or étouffée french fries ($ 7). And obviously, no New Orleans design menu is total without warm beignets, and you can take pleasure in those pillowy donuts with or without a cup of Groundwork Coffee.
12. Koreatown -- EMC Seafood & Raw Bar
When: Daily from Late-night and 3-7 pm menu from 10 pm-close.
The deal: Korean BBQ isn't the only thing you'll find in K-town: this seafood bar is best for late nights and after-hour yearnings. A slew of fried foods will call your name, like zucchini french fries and fish tacos for $4 each, fried clam strips and shrimp tacos for $5 or crispy calamari and chicken wings for $6 each. Likewise, the raw bar is not to be missed out on, with a $1.50 oysters and albacore sashimi or salmon carpaccio plate for $10.
11. Los Feliz -- Little Dom's
When: Every Monday evening.
The offer: Monday Supper at Little Dom's is the cure to your Monday blues-- $22 gets you a three-course supper that changes weekly (inspect their site for the latest menu), and you can top it off with a bottle of red or white wine for an extra $20.
10. Manhattan Beach -- Manhattan House
When: Daily from 5-6:30 pm.
The deal: Farm-to-table treats start at $2.50 for Fanny Bay oysters and marinated olives and increase to $7 for beef sliders, wings, or a mushroom crostini at this South Bay club. Mixed drinks are $10 and include staples like a Paloma, Old Fashioned, or an excellent ol' margarita, but wine ($ 8) and draft beer ($ 6) are also on the menu.
9. North Hollywood -- Idle Hour
When: Monday-Saturday from 3-7 pm, and Sunday from 4-7 pm.
The deal: The split menu at this barrel-shaped bar functions half food items like sloppy french fries ($ 6), chicken sliders ($ 6), and buffalo cauliflower ($ 6), and half libations like traditional cocktails for $7, well beverages and white wine for $6 and $2 off all beer.
8. Pasadena -- The Raymond 1886
When: Tuesday-Friday from 4-6 pm.
The deal: $5 select white wines, $4 craft beers, $7 craft cocktails, and half off well beverages and bar bites, which includes a range of veggie meals like roasted cauliflower ($ 8) or grilled broccolini ($ 8) to more carb-loaded foods like mac & cheese ($ 7) and a cheeseburger ($ 6).
7. Santa Monica -- Canary
When: Wednesday-Friday from 5-8 pm.
The deal: The trendy, tropical-themed lounge includes an island-inspired craft cocktail menu to match, created by world-renowned mixologist Devin Espinoza. During happy hour, traditional mixed drinks run $10, and signature mixed drinks are marked down at $14; they likewise have live jazz on Sunday nights.
6. Sherman Oaks -- Sushi Note
When: Every day from 5:30 -6:30 pm.
The offer: Sushi Note is not just another sushi joint in the Valley; it's an acclaimed omakase experience. While you can order happy hour items like a $6 spicy tuna hand roll and $5 salmon skin salad from the a la carte menu, you're going to wish to take advantage of the reduced omakase menu, which is $35 for a Quarter Note sampler (4 sushi pieces, one hand roll, and a couple of other little bites) or $50 for a Half Note sushi sampler (double the sushi).
5. Silver Lake -- Barbrix
When: Every day from 5:30 -7:30 pm, and late-night from 10-11 pm Sunday-Thursday.
The offer: For beginners, wine by the glass is half off, and they've got a decent selection of Mediterranean bites from $5-$8 like hot potato bravas, bacon-wrapped dates, and prosciutto croquettes. However, if that's insufficient to satisfy your cravings, go for the loaded Barbrix hamburger is $14 or $8 (depending upon what time it is).
4. Studio City -- Laurel Tavern
When: Monday-Friday from 3-6 pm.
The deal: You may have been to the thesis area in Hermosa Beach; however, this gastropub in the Valley provides select mixed drinks for $8, $7 red wine, and $5 beers, with a few food items to treat on for just $3 like fish tacos and fried chicken sliders. There are plenty of high-top tables, so get a seat and let off some steam.
3. Venice Beach -- Chulita
When: Monday-Thursday from 3:30 -6 pm.
The offer: Margaritas, mimosas, mezcal, and micheladas for $7-10 are the name of the game throughout Chulita's happy hour. The Rose Avenue Mexican dining establishment does not provide food on its happy hour menu, but you're going to want to match your mezcal margarita with a side of guac and chips ... simply be prepared to pay Venice Beach rates.
2. West Hollywood -- Employees Only
When: Daily from 6-7 pm.
The deal: If you can really discover the bar hidden behind a discreet white structure with a neon psychic sign on the window, then you deserve a couple of mixed drinks. Throughout the appropriately called Golden Hour, mixed drinks are all priced at $10; house red wine is $7, beers are $5, and bite variety from $6-12 for a collection of plates like pita sandwiches, shishito peppers, and veggie tempura.
1. Westwood -- Napa Valley Grille
When: Daily from 3-6 pm and 9-closing (bar or patio only).
The deal: Napa Valley Grille does not stint the portion sizes or quality-- even their petite kale salad at $6 is heaps of greens and quinoa. Do not miss the crispy fish tacos ($ 5), tuna tartare ($ 8), or the wagyu beef meatballs ($ 8), and get the sangria flight-- which is a mix of red, white, and rosé sangria-- for merely $10 (or delight in just one for $6). Beers start at $5, and mixed drinks are $8.