With the coronavirus pandemic ongoing, state officials at the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) board have relaxed their restrictions on the sale of beer, wine, and cocktails — including takeaway and at-home consumption. That means restaurants are now able to make and sell cocktails to the general public, which is vital for their revenue streams right now (and mighty fine for those needing a stiff drink or three during this time of the COVID-19 outbreak). Here now are 15 places around Los Angeles offering cocktails to go, presented north to south.Read More
17 Places Selling Cocktails to Go Right Now in LA
It’s now possible to get takeout booze from your favorite restaurant
1. Boneyard Bistro
Boneyard in Sherman Oaks is selling what amounts to buy one, get one free cocktails, available in scaled-up sizes in batches of two, four, or even eight.
Hippo bartender Clare Ward’s cocktails are now available on the fly, for $9 each.
HomeState is now offering margaritas from both its Hollywood and Highland Park locations, available in small, sealed plastic juice bottles.
4. Employees Only
Employees Only, one of the country’s most well-known names in the cocktail world, now sells pre-portioned at home cocktail kits.
5. Melrose Umbrella Co.
Melrose Umbrella Co.’s plan is to make large batches of takeaway cocktails that make for up to four servings at a time.
Ronan’s new sealed cocktail containers come with easy instructions for at-home use.
7. Osteria La Buca
Osteria La Buca is selling two-person cocktails priced at $16, with everything from negronis to martinis on offer.
Historic Filipinotown bar/restaurant Thunderbolt was among the first to start takeaway cocktails once the ABC lifted its restrictions, including some in sealed plastic single-drink pouches.
9. Cassell's Hamburgers
Cassell’s may be offering the best to-go cocktail deal around, with each drink priced at just $5.
10. Mezcalero DTLA
Mezcalero’s takeaway offerings include a slew of Mexican dishes as well as pre-made mezcal or tequila margaritas.
Manuela in the Arts District is offering a variety of classic and new cocktail creations, including a double-batch old fashioned for $12.
12. Father's Office
Father’s Office Culver City is now offering jarred cocktails like martinis and manhattans.
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Tallula’s is pre-batching its margaritas and palomas, turning them out into glass bottles to take away.
Jessica Koslow’s Westside restaurant Onda is now selling to-go margaritas for at-home consumption.
15. The Rose Venice
The Rose in Venice has reopened after a short hiatus during the pandemic, and is now doing take-out cocktails.
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16. Madre! Oaxacan Restaurant and Mezcaleria
Torrance restaurant and bar Madre now sells margaritas, palomas, michelada mixes and more to go.
Padre has a variety of take-home cocktail options for greater Long Beach.