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Bar near Olympic and Vermont for buddy's get together?

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heywolfie1015 Sep 14, 2010 10:27 AM

We are taking a buddy out this weekend to celebrate some good news and are planning on dinner at Park's BBQ, just north of Olympic on Vermont. Any suggestions for a good bar near there? I'm looking for a solid pre-dinner place with good drinks at relatively sane prices, and an atmosphere where we can shoot the sh*t for an hour or two before heading over to Park's.

Thanks!

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Park's BBQ
955 S. Vermont Ave, Suite G, Los Angeles, CA 90006

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    jdwdeville Sep 14, 2010 09:02 PM

    +1 for the Prince- think of it as a dive inhabiting what was once probably a very fancy place. A bottle of JW Black Label is about $90, and comes with a bit of food to snack on. They also have half bottles and single drinks.

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      cls Sep 15, 2010 03:57 PM

      not to mention silkworm larvae to go with those drinks

    2. Ciao Bob Sep 14, 2010 11:01 AM

      Dives:
      The Prince
      HMS Bounty
      R Bar

      "Classy"
      Bann
      One of the bars in Chapman Market

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      The HMS Bounty
      3357 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010

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        Robert Thornton Sep 15, 2010 03:35 PM

        I love the Bounty.

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