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lucytadeu Jul 17, 2007 11:33 AM

I'm meeting up with some five girlfriends on Friday for happy hour. My cousin is in town and I want to go somewhere lively and fun - so she gets a taste of LA. Most of the happy hours we know of end on the early side and we are all coming from work. Any suggestions for places in and around Beverly Hills/West Hollywood area (nothing east of The Grove/Larchmont though)? We've been to Cha Cha Chas a few times now and are looking for some other ideas. Late happy hours are great too.

Thanks!

  1. Marianna215 Jul 19, 2007 04:22 PM

    Lolas on Fairfax & santa monica. They have a happy hour menu and drink specials, a great loungey vibe and over 50 different martinis.

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      LisaStitch Jul 18, 2007 05:01 PM

      Another vote for The Belmont and Luna Park for great drinks, good crowd, and fun place.

      Along the same lines is Lola's on Fairfax, just south of Santa Monica Blvd. Probably best in terms of the drinks.

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      Belmont
      747 N La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069

      Luna Park
      672 S. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90036

      Lola's
      945 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046

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        handlertaper Jul 18, 2007 07:32 PM

        I vote for Nic's. Fun atmosphere, music, really good appitizers that are half price and fun martini's. My out of town guests always love going there!

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        emilymm Jul 18, 2007 04:52 PM

        Go to Luna Park. They have a great happy hour.

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          kek is khmer Jul 19, 2007 04:20 PM

          I went to Luna Park with my GF for Happy Hour. Got their mac and cheese and the other HH special. Wasn't satisfied so went to Jack In the Box and got a burger. Then I was satisfied.

        2. gaylenwaydelich Jul 17, 2007 10:55 PM

          I llke the wine happy hour at Mr. Marcel Pain Vin Et Fromage located in the Farmers Market at the Grove. Definitely an LA vibe. Wines are 1/2 price and the olives and bread are always perfect sides. Live large and order a cheeses and pate plate. Nice mix of locals, people from CBS next door, and French ex-pats. Surprisingly, not a lot of tourist. I think they head to the Cheesecake factory. Then head over to the Whisper Lounge and finish up over there.

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            chris1621 Jul 17, 2007 06:59 PM

            The Belmont is always fun.

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              QualityMart Jul 17, 2007 10:45 PM

              Second Hotel Belmont.

              Also The Third Stop.

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                chris1621 Jul 18, 2007 07:28 PM

                I like Third Stop too (the food is really good), but I wish they had mixed drinks there instead of only wine and beer!

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              beachcats Jul 17, 2007 05:10 PM

              The Whisper Lounge at the Grove.

              1. Emme Jul 17, 2007 05:09 PM

                Several ideas...

                Nic's Martini Lounge/Bar
                Nirvana
                Bin 8945
                Chateau Marmont
                Hungry Cat
                Cobras and Matadors
                Musso and Frank's

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                  2chez mike Jul 19, 2007 12:45 PM

                  Musso Frank has a happy hour?!

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                    Emme Jul 19, 2007 02:58 PM

                    Brain fart, just good martinis any time :-)

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                    2chez mike Jul 25, 2007 04:40 PM

                    Here's a good Happy Hour link I just found:

                    http://alexatucla.tripod.com/cheapdri...

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