Great neighborhood watering holes populate just about every corner of this massive city, playing to locals who don’t always feel like getting behind the wheel for a drink. Best of all, these dependable haunts are frequented by true regulars who have been working the jukebox for decades and know everyone in the place by name. Sure, they’re called dive bars, but the truth is these places are all about low-key fun, stiff drinks, a sense of community, and — on the right night — a little bit of anything-can-happen magic. Here now are 17 essential dive bars in LA.
Removed: Cozy Inn, Kibitz Room, Jumbo’s, Crawfords, Hinano Cafe
Added: Backstage Culver City, Ye Rustic, Hank’s DTLA, Paul’s Tavern Mission Hills, Copper Bucket ResedaRead More