Not every bachelorette party has to be a rhinestone-studded explosion with shot glass necklaces. Los Angeles is filled with options for every type of gathering, perfect for sending off the betrothed for a future of marital bliss. From celebrity hot spots to dive bars with flaming tiki tipples and carefree karaoke sessions, here now are 13 of the best restaurants, bars, and lounges for the perfect bachelorette party.Read More
13 Essential Bachelorette Party Destinations in Los Angeles
Celebrity hot spots, tiki dive bars, and Koreatown karaoke await
With gloriously tacky décor and punch bowls boozy enough to knock out any bachelorette, Tiki No is North Hollywood’s dive bar hit. Leave all pretension at the door and be sure to hydrate before throwing back copious flaming fruity drinks.
Those in search of an unconventional bachelorette may be well suited to Bistro Na’s, where imperial Chinese cuisine reigns supreme. With its red and gold accents, carved wood paneling, and glowing light fixtures, the Temple City restaurant makes any guest feel like an emperor, with dishes like crispy shrimp and pan-fried lamb chops available to all. Reserve a private dining room for the best experience.
With roaring ‘20s glamour paired with an undeniable cool factor, it’s no surprise that Delilah has lured everyone from Drake to the Kardashian clan into its chandelier-adorned confines. Make reservations for a late dinner that transitions into an upbeat lounge.
While many vegan restaurants are marked by sunny surrounds and a conspicuous focus on wellness, Crossroads feels first and foremost like an upscale Mediterranean restaurant, with all the mood lighting and cocktails needed for sultry surrounds. Meat- and plant-eaters alike can enjoy elevated small plates, pizzas, and pastas.
E.P. & L.P.
Walk in any night of the week, and the rooftop of EP/LP always vibes with good energy. With a spectacular view of the Hollywood Hills and a thorough cocktail list, it is a reliable place for tourists and locals alike to congregate for every occasion.
Located on the swankiest stretch of Melrose with neighbors like Craig’s and Gracias Madre, Olivetta has revamped the former Au Fudge space into a Mediterranean hotspot with all the right elements for an evening out. That means there’s beautiful plates of shareable fare from chef Michael Fiorelli, crowd-pleasing libations, all-vinyl DJ nights, and pleasant décor marked by draped ceilings and plenty of fringe.
Avra Beverly Hills Estiatorio
Bathed in neutral tones with soaring walls, there may be no more picturesque restaurant in the heart of the Golden Triangle for a night out than Avra. With contemporary Greek fare that translates to an idyllic, albeit pricey, rendition of a Greek salad, grilled loup de mer, and a crisp bottle of white wine on nearly every table, the menu here aims to please everyone. Be sure to plan well in advance, as the sprawling dining room is swarmed with those looking to rub elbows with Beverly Hills elite.
Pharaoh Karaoke Lounge
Descend into the subterranean, neon wonderland of Pharaoh to enjoy all the glory of a Koreatown karaoke experience. Order plenty of beer and soju, and prepare to sing your heart out in one of the 34 private rooms.
There may be no denser concentration of celebrities in Los Angeles than at Nobu Malibu, and revelers can feel like one themselves when they walk past the flock of paparazzi waiting outside the doors. Just remember that the high prices include one of the city’s most beautiful views.
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There are worse ways to pass the time than by sharing cocktails under the twinkling bistro lights of Fia’s charming Santa Monica patio. With cozy fireplaces, Italian leaning plates, and towering pine trees dotted throughout the outdoor dining space, Fia offers a glowing ambiance ideal for any gathering of friends.
Those in search of vibrant nightlife vibes on the Westside will do well at Canary, where colorful LED lights, tropical foliage accents, and DJ-spun tunes bring a clubby atmosphere to downtown Santa Monica. Expect plenty of tiki drinks to keep everyone at the party well imbibed.
Elephante is a fantastic lounge serving a menu of pizzas, pastas, and small plates to soak up cocktails. With an undeniable view of the ocean that begs to be Instagrammed paired and equally great people watching, it’s a standout place to celebrate.
For a laidback beachside gathering, Hermosa Beach offers a slew of casual bars that promise reasonably priced drinks and sunset views. Tower 12 is beloved by visitors and locals alike for its second floor wraparound balcony, approachable gastropub fare, and inviting seaside vibes.