Infamous West Hollywood Nightlife
Come out at Night
Have a full dose of West Hollywood nightlife, on and off the exhilarating Sunset Strip. Whether you feel like hiding out with celebs or living it up with the locals, the variety of West Hollywood bars nearby is sure to keep you dancing, sipping, flirting and… whatever else you feel like all night long. Check out our faves below:
8440 Sunset Boulevard
In terms of celebrity sightings, this would definitely be the place to see and be seen. Their strict guest list -only policy keeps their profile even more mysterious. Located in the Mondrian Hotel- next door.
8171 Sunset Boulevard
"The interior is darkly lit to mysteriously cloak well known faces hiding in corners." The butterflies on the ceiling of this West Hollywood bar make this delicious dream a wonderland to Alice.
The Standard Bar
The Standard Hotel
8300 Sunset Blvd.
The Diesel-clad crews are abundant at this hip lounge and bathing suit optional pool. This retro fabulous place can double for model-watching.
8852 Sunset Boulevard (Larrabee Street)
This dark and mystical place is a great venue for rock shows and legendary Hollywood nightlife.
9039 Sunset Boulevard
This spacious music factory is famous for their shows, whether it be rock bands, jazz, comedy or a DJ. Check out their calendar to see what’s going on.
9009 Sunset Boulevard
This crazy classic showcase venue/ club books excellent shows. This is the perfect hideaway for people who come out for the music, not the pretentious people.
9081 Santa Monica Boulevard
Some of the best indie rock bands come through this joint. This place stays true to its roots- reeking of rock n’ roll. Check out their calendar for upcoming shows.
House of Blues
8430 Sunset Boulevard
Great verve on the strip! Big names in a cozy, yet famed venue. Standing room only. Dine-in the Foundation Room prior to show time. VIP access.
643 North La Brea
Funky 60’s style decor with sleek bars provide an area for one of West Hollywood’s most trendy dance club scenes. Hip Hop and Top 40’s. Bottle service reservation is recommended to avoid long lines.
8029 Sunset Boulevard
Yet another super trendy hotspot and celeb hangout from the creators of Industry and S bar is,- Hyde. Decorated in all gold. A girl could only feel rich in this environment. A super decorated West Hollywood bar with a super trendy crowd. Try and reserve a table or else you might get thrown into the back bar – and it ain’t gold back there!
Night Life - Gay Hotspots
692 N. Robertson Boulevard
Serving food and drinks to both the gay community and others. A great neutral spot to start the night off and a favorite of the locals – trendy too!
696 North Robertson Boulevard
Studio-sized gates and a sprawling patio – all in a post-modern style mark this bar & restaurant a popular gay and neutral favorite.
8809 Santa Monica Boulevard
Cozy, low-key West Hollywood gay bar with a non-“meat market” feel that’s popular with an older crowd. For a low-key tranquil night, intimacy, and a good game of pool—this is your spot.
8911 Santa Monica Boulevard
Sleek decor and high energy make this gay bar popular with young patrons and dancers alike. Boys without shirts optional!
8811 Santa Monica Boulevard
Restaurant and bar within a historic West Hollywood building dating back to the 20’s. Dine the night away in this elegant setting but, mind your heads, as an aerialist performs among the diners! Gay and neutral friendly!
8279 Santa Monica Boulevard
Elegant restaurant and social bar with drinks as delicious as the desserts. Voted the best gay happy-hour in the neighborhood.
8851 Santa Monica Boulevard
Bamboo flooring, a huge West Hollywood gay bar and a blending of East and West. A VIP upper level is a great place to get together with a group of friends. Definitely for the chic.
652 N. La Peer Dr.
Gay-owned bar with 2 dance spaces straddling La Peer Drive and Robertson Blvd. A must-do when painting the town in this West Hollywood community.
Night Life - Hollywood
1735 N. Vine St.
A dazzling colossal and historic space spanning over 1200 sq ft. This giant club thrives & intreprets high energy onto its dance floor. You'll find the cream-of-the-crop performers from world-class DJs to bands. Check out their calendar and you may just be dancing your tootsies all the way through the night!
6801 Hollywood Blvd. (Highland)
The new Hollywood and Highlands center has everything, including a huge cool club. This venue packs in the people for the club on the weekends while hosting A-list parties after the awards shows at Kodak Theater. Bling-blingers can have a coveted table on the second floor balcony. Friday & Saturday nights – Enjoy Hip Hop!
1714 North Las Palmas Avenue (Hollywood Boulevard)
The aqua décor is a reason in itself to check out this club. Beautiful people and hip hop are abundant on the weekends.
1429 Ivar Avenue
Both a popular lounge and restaurant, this invigorating space calls to mind a cozy Parisian palace with an abundance of luxurious materials, grandiose chandeliers, and water color images throughout. Dress your best and enjoy an elegant night out.
Hollywood and Highland
The creators of this place are ingenious! Who would ever imagine a bowling alley to be cool? This creative team did! As soon as you walk into this hip alley, you are in a wonderland of a bar, bowling alley, cool people, and Giant ads… what is going on?!
1600 North Cahuenga
This is a revival of Hollywood’s elegance, designed by Thomas Schools. The vibe creates an atmosphere worthy of its popularity amongst the trendy and beautiful!
1642 Nroth Las Palmas
Dance the night away at this warehouse-like club. Bored on a Tuesday night? Check out this Hollywood dance floor for enticing West Hollywood nightlife!
Opera & Crimson
1650 Schrader Boulevard
Two lounges & one address – party the night away at these chic West Hollywood bars. Look your most handsome to avoid those lines on the weekends.
7080 Hollywood Boulevard
With over 10,000 square feet of dancing, moving, & grooving space, this Todd Mitchell-designed club is not to be missed - it's the "Ohhhh! So Hollywood" place to be! Bottle service recommended or get on the guest list, as you may not get in otherwise!
6525 Hollywood Boulevard
Restaurant & lounge located in a historic LA landmark – once a hotspot for the famous back in the 30’s remains to be a celeb hangout.
6423 Yucca Street
Party the night away at this Cahuenga corridor hotspot. The perfect place to drink, dance and feel at peace amongst the Zen-like decor.
6523 Sunset Boulevard
From the makers of Sky Bar, this urban space is the quintessential LA club adored by the gorgeous and wealthy!
6555 Hollywood Boulevard
A house music lovers spot. Dance the night away and rest your tootsies at 4am when the sound system is put to rest. Just the right sized space to make friends. Check out their calendar to see all that spins.
6021 Hollywood Boulevard
This is L.A.’s answer to raving! You can always rely on this West Hollywood bar to provide world class DJ’s spinning trance and super deep house. Check out the website for the nights act – it may be your favorite DJ! Open til 4am.