1 Oak
Strikingly seductive, art-filled club in from New York. 9039 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 310.274.2326 Map H12

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 Map I16

Bar Marmont
Dreamy bar next door to historic Chateau Marmont. 8171 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, 323.650.0575 Map H12

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 Map northeast of V23, M11

Break Room 86
New ’80s-style bar from Houston Hospitality inside Koreatown’s Line Hotel. Private karaoke suites, guest DJs, fruity drinks and live entertainment. 630 S. Ardmore Ave., L.A., 213.368.3056, Map west of H15

The Bungalow
Seaside cottage-style nightspot from nightlife visionary Brent Bolthouse, with great ocean views and gourmet bites by Fig Restaurant. The Fairmont
Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, 101 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 310.899.8530 Map L8

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, Map H13

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 Map L11

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 Map G16

Good Times at Davey Wayne’s
‘70s-themed bar from the Houston brothers. 1611 N. El Centro Ave., L.A., 323.962.3804 Map H14

Spacious, vintage-glam restaurant and bar. 7321 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, 323.876.5839 Map H13

Inventive cocktails and a colorful, underlit glass dance floor await at this subterranean spot. 819 S. Flower St., downtown, 213.688.0888 Map I16

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

No Vacancy
Gin cocktails and live entertainment in a Victorian boutique hotel. 1727 N. Hudson Ave.,
Hollywood, 323.465.1902 Map H14

Open-air roost in a historic building; indoor cabaret lounge Bar Thirteen is underneath. 448 S. Hill St., downtown, 213.802.1770 Map I16

Lounge styled as a (stylishly) decaying Savannah town house specializes in barrel-aged cocktails. 1233 N. Vine St., Hollywood, 323.467.2800 Map H14

Seven Grand
Whiskey bar with tongue-in-cheek hunt-club decor. 515 W. 7th St., downtown, 213.614.0737 Map I16

Chic open-air roost with a view at the Mondrian hotel. Reservations required. 8440 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 323.848.6025 Map H12

The Spare Room
Gaming parlor and cocktail lounge with bowling lanes and fancy drinks. Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, 7000 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, 323.769.7296 Map H13

The Standard Downtown
Rooftop bar with panoramic city views, pool, vibrating red water beds. 550 S. Flower St., downtown, 213.892.8080 Map I16

The Standard Hollywood
Lounge with swinging seats, glowing purple walls. 8300 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 323.650.9090 Map H12

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 Map J11

Sip drinks and enjoy stunning city views atop Ace Hotel, in the historic United Artists Building. 929 S. Broadway, downtown, 213.623.3233 Map I16

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 Map I17

Viper Room
Tiny, nitty-gritty live-music venue. 8852 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 310.358.1881 Map H12