Sometimes you want to relax on a posh rooftop with a craft cocktail. And then other times, you need to unwind at a no-frills bar with cheap beer and shots. Here, we have roundup up some of the Best Dive Bars in Los Angeles.
Lost & Found
Located on the west side of Los Angeles, Lost & Found is an exception. This dive bar sticks out for its laid-back and friendly priced drinks. Like any good dive bar, they’ve got activities like the pool table and plastic darts. And it’s not a dive bar without a jukebox and a solid list of songs to choose from.
11700 National Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064, 310-397-7772
Found in the busy streets of Koreatown, HMS Bounty is your neighborhood bar. While you’ll feel like you stepped into a pirate ship at times, the crowd and drinks will help you forget where you are. If you’re looking for a place with cheap (good) drinks, a good crowd and good vibes – this is your spot.
3357 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010, 213-385-7275, www.thehmsbounty.com, @thehmsbounty/
This hole in the wall bar is easily one of the most popular in town. It’s a smaller and darker venue, but it’s also intimate and friendly. You won’t have to worry about your drink of choice here with their rock n roll vibes. They’ve got you covered with drinks from shots to cocktails.
1621 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028, 323-465-7530, @hollywoodburg
This east LA loungey-bar calls the middle of the Silverlake home. Been around for a while, it’s not surprising to see a lot of locals came through on the weekdays. A relaxed bar for friends to come grab a drink or even potentially a great spot for a first date.
1087 Manzanita St, Los Angeles, CA 90029, 323-666-4460, 213hospitality.com/4100bar, @4100bar
If you needed a reason to stop by Culver City, Cozy Inn is it. A true dive bar filled with games from shuffle board to billiards. Cozy Inn is a great spot to be a regular at or just a visitor who’s looking for a chill spot in town. With their welcoming bartenders, you’ll feel right at home.
11155 Washington Pl, Culver City, CA 90232, 310-939-3826