Nightlife

Top Choice Gay & Lesbian in West Hollywood & Mid-City

Abbey

It's been called the best gay bar in the world, and who are we to argue? Once a humble coffee house, the Abbey has expanded into WeHo’s bar/club/restaurant of record. It has so many different-flavored martinis and m…
Top Choice Bar in West Hollywood & Mid-City

Bar Marmont

Elegant, but not stuck up; been around, yet still cherished. With high ceilings, molded walls and terrific martinis, the famous and the wish-they-weres still flock here. If you time it right you might see celebs – t…
Bar in West Hollywood & Mid-City

El Carmen

A pair of mounted bull heads and lucha libre (Mexican wrestling) masks create an over-the-top, ‘Tijuana North’ look and pull in an industry-heavy crowd at LA’s ultimate tequila tavern (over 300 to choose from). If y…
Cafe in West Hollywood & Mid-City

Graffiti Sublime Coffee

The organic coffees and limited menu of well-chosen soups, pastries and such here are complemented by the serene, artfully hip black-and-white decor, Eames-style chairs and minimalist, bright-white tables. The wareh…
Cat Cafe in West Hollywood & Mid-City

Crumbs & Whiskers

Humans commune with kitties at LA's first cat cafe. The spare, stylish black-box storefront is kitted out with fluffy futons and climbing shelves, and humans can observe and gently touch felines while drinking coffe…
Bar in West Hollywood & Mid-City

Stark Bar

The closest you can get to LACMA's Urban Light with a drink in your hand, this bar on the museum's plaza specializes in draft cocktails and frozen ones like the Hemingway daiquiri, and uses spirits from small-batch …
Cocktail Bar in West Hollywood & Mid-City

Phoenix

At this dimly lit, brick-lined bar, the menu goes something this: one page draught beers, one page cocktails, and practically a bible of whiskies (some 300 choices). Then there's the food menu (dishes $6 to $20), he…
Gay in West Hollywood & Mid-City

Rage

Two-story Rage does theme nights – Asian Fridays, Latin Saturdays etc – with thumping music and lotsa bars and boys. We admit to having a soft spot for the more intimate Musical Mondays, when a ragtag troupe of amat…
Juice Bar in West Hollywood & Mid-City

Beverly Hills Juice Club

This 1975 hippie classic – the first on the LA health-food, raw-power bandwagon – started out on Sunset when Tom Waits and Rickie Lee Jones used to stumble in between shows. It still attracts an in-the-know crowd cr…
Gay in West Hollywood & Mid-City

Fiesta Cantina

The essence of cheap and cheerful, Fiesta packs in a vibrant crowd of 20-something twinks and other assorted revelers, thanks to extra-long happy hours, reasonably priced nachos, downright cheap Taco Tuesdays, a bus…