Yesterday we compiled the most important cocktail bars in Los Angeles, places that mainly exist to serve drinks. Today, for Cocktail Week, Eater LA builds a compilation of restaurants that have stellar cocktails, the kind of drinks that you'd be happy to drink in a standalone bar. Instead, because of LA's rigorous liquor licenses, most places have to serve a full meal with drinks.
Diners benefit because they have the option of starting out at the bar with a delicious cocktail, or they can attempt to pair their meals with refreshing imbibers while having dinner (or lunch!). Here now, the best restaurant cocktail programs in Los Angeles, mapped from west to east.Read More