Nightlife

1 Oak
Strikingly seductive, art-filled club from New York. 9039 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 310.274.2326.

The Abbey
David Cooley’s world-famous gay bar and nightclub serves flavored mules, mojitos and martinis galore. A new concept, the Chapel at the Abbey, is adjacent. 692 N. Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood, 310.289.8410.

Arts District Brewing Co.
213 Hospitality’s Arts District brewery and tasting room. 828 Traction Ave., downtown, 213.519.5887.

Avalon Hollywood
Storied, recently renovated dance club and concert venue with a storied past: It hosted the Beatles’ first West Coast performance. More intimate club Bardot is upstairs. 1735 Vine St., Hollywood, 323.462.8900.

Bar Jackalope
Intimate bar hidden in the back of downtown’s Seven Grand, featuring more than 120 premium whiskeys, including many of the au courant Japanese labels. 515 W. 7th St., downtown, 213.614.0736.

Bar Marmont
Dreamy bar next door to historic Chateau Marmont. 8171 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, 323.650.0575.

Basement Tavern
Underground speakeasy in a Victorian abode; live music. The Victorian, 2640 Main St., Santa Monica, 310.396.2469.

Bigfoot Lodge
Kitschy log-cabin-themed watering hole. 3172 Los Feliz Blvd., Atwater Village, 323.662.9227; Bigfoot West, 10939 Venice Blvd., Culver City, 310.287.2200.

Blind Barber
Craft-cocktail-driven speakeasy hidden in the rear of a barbershop. 10797 Washington Blvd., Culver City, 310.841.6679.

The Blind Donkey
Impressive roster of premium whiskeys, whiskey cocktails and craft beers, with locations in Old Pasadena and Long Beach. The Long Beach location was featured in La La Land. 53 E. Union St., Pasadena, 626.792.1833; 149 Linden Ave., Long Beach, 562.247.1511.

Bootsy Bellows
Nightclub with burlesque shows and other live entertainment. 9229 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 310.274.7500.

Brack Shop Tavern
Cozy new cocktail pub from the team behind Silver Lake’s Same Same. 525 W. 7th St., downtown, 213.232.8657.

Break Room 86
1980s-style bar inside the Line Hotel with karaoke suites and live entertainment (Breakdancing? Moondancing? Check and check). 630 S. Ardmore Ave., L.A., 213.368.3056.

The Bungalow
Seaside cottage-style nightspot with gourmet bites by Fig Restaurant. The Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, 101 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 310.899.8530.

Confession
New venture from founders of Sunset Entertainment Group and promoter Robert Kennedy turns the Pig ‘N Whistle into an exclusive club after tavern guests go home. 1666 McCadden Place, Hollywood, confessionla.com.

Covell
Intimate Los Feliz neighborhood wine bar from Dustin Lancaster, who’s also behind Silver Lake’s L&E Oyster Bar and El Condor. 4628 Hollywood Blvd., L.A., 323.660.4400.

The Culver Hotel
Historic hotel in the heart of Culver City is home to the Grand Lobby Bar, with nightly live jazz, and upstairs, the newly renovated, Prohibition-inspired Velvet Lounge. 9400 Culver Blvd., Culver City, 310.558.9400.

Doheny Room
Stylish art deco-style bar and lounge from the SBE Group offers a diverse menu by Cleo chef Danny Elmaleh. 9077 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, 424.777.0266.

The Echo
Hip Echo Park dance club books local and indie bands. DJs, dancing; Echoplex is downstairs. 1822 Sunset Blvd., Echo Park, 213.413.8200; Echoplex, 1154 Glendale Blvd., Echo Park, 213.413.8200.

The Edison
Posh renovated power plant. Get there early. Dress code. 108 W. 2nd St., downtown, 213.613.0000.

El Rey Theatre
Hot indie bands play art deco theater on Miracle Mile. 5515 Wilshire Blvd., L.A., 323.936.6400.

Good Times at Davey Wayne’s
’70s-themed bar from the Houston brothers. 1611 N. El Centro Ave., L.A., 323.962.3804.

Grandpa Johnson’s
Sophisticated art deco lounge. 1638 N. Cahuenga Blvd., L.A., 323.467.7300.

Harlowe
Spacious, vintage-glam restaurant and bar. 721 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, 323.876.5839.

Honeycut
Inventive cocktails and a colorful, underlit glass dance floor await at this subterranean spot. 819 S. Flower St., downtown, 213.688.0888.

Hyde
SBE lounge with offshoots around the country. Reservations recommended; open during arena concerts and games. Hyde at Staples Center, 1111 S. Figueroa St., downtown, 323.330.8018.

La Descarga
Cuban-inspired rum bar. Live band and dance performances. Reservation recommended. Upscale dress code. 1159 N. Western Ave., L.A., 323.466.1324.

Largo at the Coronet
Comedy and music. Tickets needed for shows. 366 N. La Cienega Blvd., L.A., 310.855.0350.

Las Perlas
Festive tequila and mezcal bar with sophisticated cocktails. 107 E. 6th St., downtown, 213.988.8355.

Laugh Factory
Famed comedy nightclub. 8001 W. Sunset Blvd., L.A., 323.656.1336; 151 S. Pine Ave., Long Beach, 562.495.2844.

Melrose Umbrella Co.
Rustic-chic space with creative cocktails and inventive fare. 17465 Melrose Ave., L.A., 323.951.0709 Map I12

The Nice Guy
H.Wood Group’s reservations-only, Italian-inspired restaurant and mixology lounge. 401 N. La Cienega Blvd., L.A., 310.360.9500.

Nightingale Plaza
SBE’s exclusive new nightclub has a main club room, two bars/lounges and an outdoor garden “oasis.” 643 N. La Cienega Blvd., L.A., 323.457.2211.

No Vacancy
Gin cocktails and live entertainment in a Victorian boutique hotel. 1727 N. Hudson Ave., Hollywood, 323.465.1902.

Perch
Open-air roost in a historic building; indoor cabaret lounge Bar Thirteen is underneath. 448 S. Hill St., downtown, 213.802.1770.

Pour Vous
Parisian-inspired Champagne and cocktail salon. Upscale dress code. 5574 Melrose Ave.,
Hollywood, 323.871.8699.

Sassafras
Lounge styled as a (stylishly) decaying Savannah town house specializes in barrel-aged
cocktails. 1233 N. Vine St., Hollywood, 323.467.2800.

Seven Grand
Whiskey bar with tongue-in-cheek hunt-club decor. Intimate Bar Jackalope hidden in the back features more than 120 premium whiskeys. 515 W. 7th St., downtown, 213.614.0737.

Skybar
Chic open-air roost with a view at the Mondrian hotel. Reservations required. 8440 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 323.848.6025.

The Spare Room
Gaming parlor and cocktail lounge with bowling lanes and fancy drinks. Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, 7000 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, 323.769.7296.

The Standard Downtown
Rooftop bar with panoramic city views and a pool, plus a rooftop beer garden and pingpong club Spin. 550 S. Flower St., downtown, 213.892.8080.

The Standard Hollywood
Lounge with swinging seats, glowing purple walls. 8300 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 323.650.9090.

Stark Bar
Alfresco bar at LACMA with handcrafted cocktails and great small plates. 5905 Wilshire Blvd., L.A., 323.857.6180.

£10
Pronounced “ten pound,” this whiskey bar in the Montage Beverly Hills specializes in single-malt Scotch whisky from the Macallan. 225 N. Cañon Drive, Beverly Hills, 310.860.7800.

Troubadour
Historic spot books up-and-coming alt-rock and local bands. 9081 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, 310.276.1158.

Upstairs
Sip drinks and enjoy stunning city views atop Ace Hotel, in the historic United Artists Building. 929 S. Broadway, downtown, 213.623.3233.

The Varnish
The mixing of Prohibition-era cocktails is an art form at this bar in the back of Cole’s diner. 118 E. 6th St., downtown, 213.622.9999.

Viper Room
Tiny, nitty-gritty live-music venue. 8852 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 310.358.1881.

Whisky a Go Go
Legendary Rock & Roll Hall of Famer still rocks. 8901 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 310.652.4202.