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12 Smooth and Aromatic Manhattan Cocktails in Los Angeles

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Every day during Cocktail Week, Eater will be deploying maps of the city's best destinations for a particularly classic cocktail. Monday we rounded up the martini, Tuesday was the venerable Old Fashioned, and yesterday brought about the Negroni. Today: Manhattans, as quietly classy to drink as the surroundings they tend to come in.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Copa D'Oro

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217 Broadway
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 576-3030
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Copa’s Imperfect Manhattan carries a clever name (a nod to how finicky a great Manhattan can be) and a smooth finish, especially when you get the check and find out the drink was only $10.

2. Hinoki & The Bird

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10 W Century Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90067
(310) 552-1200
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Though known for their negronis (and other expansive cocktails), Hinoki also secretly makes one of the city’s best straightforward Manhattans.

3. Bar Nineteen 12

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9641 Sunset Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Pricey? Sure. But sometimes the surroundings matter just as much as the ingredients when it comes to a classic Manhattan. And the people-watching here is absolutely fantastic.

4. Tom Bergin's

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840 S Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 936-7151
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Sure it’s an Irish bar with clovers on the ceiling, but damn if this place doesn’t pump out one of the city’s best Manhattans.

5. Father's Office

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3229 Helms Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90034
(310) 736-2224
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Look beyond the burgers and the beers for this quietly satisfying Manhattan. It’s perfect for when you just want to eat, drink, and hang out in peace, while the rest of the room stays loud behind you.

6. Dominick's

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8715 Beverly Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90048
(310) 652-2335
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This West Hollywood legend keeps it smooth and simple with a base of Rittenhouse Rye.

7. The Roger Room

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370 N LA Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 854-1300
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Go classic at this La Cienega spot. A Manhattan in hand will really help you enjoy the full experience of the tucked-away room off the bustling boulevard.

8. Next Door Lounge

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1154 N Highland Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90038
(323) 465-5505
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This quiet-side Hollywood haunt does a barrel-aged Manhattan (they call theirs the Madattan, for kicks) that is as warming as the weekend nightlife inside.

9. The Mixing Room

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900 W Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 743-8800

Yes, it’s inside the JW Marriott, but boy does the Mixing Room put out a quality cocktail. Great for a quick stop before a night at Staples Center.

10. Barrel Down

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525 W 7th St
Los Angeles, CA 90014
(213) 232-8657
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This newish Downtown spot is mostly known for its craft beer prowess, but their Maple Oak Manhattan, made with real sapling maple, is a star itself.

11. Cole's

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118 E 6th St
Los Angeles, CA 90014
(213) 622-4090
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Forget the Varnish in the back — for simple satisfaction and face-stuffing delight, grab a French dip and a Manhattan from the bar. They’re seriously cheap, too.

12. Melrose Umbrella Co

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7465 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 951-0709
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The off the menu black Manhattan comes with rye, Averna, and Meletti served on the rocks at this dark drinking den on Melrose. Or get the Digestivi Manhattan, also off the menu, made with rye, cynar, and meletti.

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1. Copa D'Oro

217 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Copa’s Imperfect Manhattan carries a clever name (a nod to how finicky a great Manhattan can be) and a smooth finish, especially when you get the check and find out the drink was only $10.

217 Broadway
Santa Monica, CA 90401

2. Hinoki & The Bird

10 W Century Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90067

Though known for their negronis (and other expansive cocktails), Hinoki also secretly makes one of the city’s best straightforward Manhattans.

10 W Century Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90067

3. Bar Nineteen 12

9641 Sunset Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Pricey? Sure. But sometimes the surroundings matter just as much as the ingredients when it comes to a classic Manhattan. And the people-watching here is absolutely fantastic.

9641 Sunset Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

4. Tom Bergin's

840 S Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036

Sure it’s an Irish bar with clovers on the ceiling, but damn if this place doesn’t pump out one of the city’s best Manhattans.

840 S Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036

5. Father's Office

3229 Helms Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90034

Look beyond the burgers and the beers for this quietly satisfying Manhattan. It’s perfect for when you just want to eat, drink, and hang out in peace, while the rest of the room stays loud behind you.

3229 Helms Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90034

6. Dominick's

8715 Beverly Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90048

This West Hollywood legend keeps it smooth and simple with a base of Rittenhouse Rye.

8715 Beverly Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90048

7. The Roger Room

370 N LA Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048

Go classic at this La Cienega spot. A Manhattan in hand will really help you enjoy the full experience of the tucked-away room off the bustling boulevard.

370 N LA Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048

8. Next Door Lounge

1154 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038

This quiet-side Hollywood haunt does a barrel-aged Manhattan (they call theirs the Madattan, for kicks) that is as warming as the weekend nightlife inside.

1154 N Highland Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90038

9. The Mixing Room

900 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Yes, it’s inside the JW Marriott, but boy does the Mixing Room put out a quality cocktail. Great for a quick stop before a night at Staples Center.

900 W Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90015

10. Barrel Down

525 W 7th St, Los Angeles, CA 90014

This newish Downtown spot is mostly known for its craft beer prowess, but their Maple Oak Manhattan, made with real sapling maple, is a star itself.

525 W 7th St
Los Angeles, CA 90014

11. Cole's

118 E 6th St, Los Angeles, CA 90014

Forget the Varnish in the back — for simple satisfaction and face-stuffing delight, grab a French dip and a Manhattan from the bar. They’re seriously cheap, too.

118 E 6th St
Los Angeles, CA 90014

12. Melrose Umbrella Co

7465 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046

The off the menu black Manhattan comes with rye, Averna, and Meletti served on the rocks at this dark drinking den on Melrose. Or get the Digestivi Manhattan, also off the menu, made with rye, cynar, and meletti.

7465 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046

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