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Skandia Shafer

17 Places Selling Very Necessary To-Go Cocktails Right Now in LA

Booze, right when it’s needed most

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Genghis Cohen’s Hot Mai Tai
| Skandia Shafer

With the coronavirus pandemic ongoing, state officials at the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) board have continued to relax their restrictions on the sale of beer, wine, and cocktails — including takeaway and at-home consumption. The to-go booze allowance has meant that restaurants are able to take in more dollars when they need it most, and they’ve helped at-home drinkers to deal with one of the most turbulent years in American history. For those who might need a stiff drink in a hurry today, here are some of the best spots doing takeout cocktails right now around Los Angeles.

REMOVED: Hippo, Tallula’s, Onda, Ronan, Osteria La Buca, Father’s Office, HomeState, Mezcalero, The Rose

ADDED: The Raymond, Redbird, Elephante, Genghis Cohen, Wallflower, Gus’s BBQ, The Burbank Pub, Isla Cuban-Latin Kitchen, Simmzy’s Manhattan Beach

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Gus's BBQ

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20179 W Rinaldi Street Suite 150 The Vineyards at
Porter Ranch, CA 91326
(818) 341-3000
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Porter Ranch’s new-ish Gus’s BBQ is doing takeout cocktails by the batch, including options like classic old fashioneds and Manhattans.

2. The Burbank Pub

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2013 W Burbank Blvd
Burbank, CA 91506
(818) 588-3013
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This mellow hangout does inexpensive cocktails for takeout and delivery, including a happy hour that offers obscenely-inexpensive well drinks.

3. Boneyard Bistro

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13539 Ventura Blvd
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
(818) 906-7427
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Boneyard Bistro in Sherman Oaks is doing a variety of takeout cocktail options, each available in four-portion batches for $45.

4. The Raymond Restaurant

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1250 S Fair Oaks Ave
Pasadena, CA 91105
(626) 441-3136
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Pasadena steak spot the Raymond is doing takeout cocktails to the tune of $12 a pop, or only $7 if ordered during happy hour.

5. Employees Only

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7953 Santa Monica Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90046
(323) 536-9045
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Employees Only, one of the country’s most well-known names in the cocktail world, now sells its famous bottled cocktails to go from a takeout window right on Santa Monica Boulevard. Delivery is also available via Postmates.

6. Genghis Cohen

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740 N Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 653-0640
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This classic stop for New York style Chinese-American food also turns out fantastic cocktails with a variety of unique flavors, all priced at $14 a pop.

7. Melrose Umbrella Co.

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7465 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 951-0709
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Melrose Umbrella Co. sells tons of cocktails from its prime Melrose location, including classics, new rotating cocktials, and at-home tasting kits for things like tequila.

8. Thunderbolt

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1263 W Temple St
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(213) 372-5099
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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 and a rotating collection of bubbly highballs.

9. Cassell's Hamburgers

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3600 W 6th St
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 387-5502
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Cassell’s in Koreatown continues to offer what may be the best cocktail deal in the city, selling drinks daily for as low as $6, and large batches for a cool $40.

10. Redbird

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114 E 2nd St
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 788-1191
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Tobin Shea’s celebrated bar program is now available at home, including $10 happy hour cocktails daily.

11. Manuela

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907 E 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(323) 849-0480
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Manuela in the Arts District is offering a variety of classic and new cocktail creations, including options with locally-made Loft & Bear vodka.

12. Elephante

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1332 2nd St
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(424) 320-2384
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Elephante in Santa Monica is doing canned 12-ounce cocktails for $18, and offers a free six pack of beer for orders over $40.

13. Wallflower

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609 Rose Ave
Venice, CA 90291
(424) 744-8136
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Venice’s Wallflower merges craft cocktails with Indonesian flavors, with a variety of drinks available for takeaway daily. The restaurant also offers beer, wine, and sake to go.

14. Isla Cuban-Latín Kitchen & Rum Bar

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30 Centerpointe Dr STE 12
La Palma, CA 90623
(714) 735-8597
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Isla Cuban stays stocked with lots of rum, but don’t let that stop you from ordering any one of the restaurant’s classic drinks for takeout.

15. Madre! Oaxacan Restaurant and Mezcaleria

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1261 Cabrillo Ave #100
Torrance, CA 90501
(310) 974-8005
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Torrance restaurant and bar Madre now sells margaritas, palomas, michelada mixes and more to go.

16. Padre

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525 E Broadway
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 612-4951
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Padre has a variety of take-home cocktail options for greater Long Beach, including many available as double-batches for $22 apiece.

17. Simmzy's Restaurant Manhattan Beach

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229 Manhattan Beach Blvd
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
(310) 546-1201
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Staple Manhattan Beach restaurant Simmzy’s does takeout cocktails for the neighborhood, from classics to a rotating collection of newcomers.

1. Gus's BBQ

20179 W Rinaldi Street Suite 150 The Vineyards at, Porter Ranch, CA 91326

Porter Ranch’s new-ish Gus’s BBQ is doing takeout cocktails by the batch, including options like classic old fashioneds and Manhattans.

20179 W Rinaldi Street Suite 150 The Vineyards at
Porter Ranch, CA 91326

2. The Burbank Pub

2013 W Burbank Blvd, Burbank, CA 91506

This mellow hangout does inexpensive cocktails for takeout and delivery, including a happy hour that offers obscenely-inexpensive well drinks.

2013 W Burbank Blvd
Burbank, CA 91506

3. Boneyard Bistro

13539 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

Boneyard Bistro in Sherman Oaks is doing a variety of takeout cocktail options, each available in four-portion batches for $45.

13539 Ventura Blvd
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

4. The Raymond Restaurant

1250 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105

Pasadena steak spot the Raymond is doing takeout cocktails to the tune of $12 a pop, or only $7 if ordered during happy hour.

1250 S Fair Oaks Ave
Pasadena, CA 91105

5. Employees Only

7953 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90046

Employees Only, one of the country’s most well-known names in the cocktail world, now sells its famous bottled cocktails to go from a takeout window right on Santa Monica Boulevard. Delivery is also available via Postmates.

7953 Santa Monica Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90046

6. Genghis Cohen

740 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046

This classic stop for New York style Chinese-American food also turns out fantastic cocktails with a variety of unique flavors, all priced at $14 a pop.

740 N Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046

7. Melrose Umbrella Co.

7465 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046

Melrose Umbrella Co. sells tons of cocktails from its prime Melrose location, including classics, new rotating cocktials, and at-home tasting kits for things like tequila.

7465 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046

8. Thunderbolt

1263 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90026

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 and a rotating collection of bubbly highballs.

1263 W Temple St
Los Angeles, CA 90026

9. Cassell's Hamburgers

3600 W 6th St, Los Angeles, CA 90020

Cassell’s in Koreatown continues to offer what may be the best cocktail deal in the city, selling drinks daily for as low as $6, and large batches for a cool $40.

3600 W 6th St
Los Angeles, CA 90020

10. Redbird

114 E 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Tobin Shea’s celebrated bar program is now available at home, including $10 happy hour cocktails daily.

114 E 2nd St
Los Angeles, CA 90012

11. Manuela

907 E 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Manuela in the Arts District is offering a variety of classic and new cocktail creations, including options with locally-made Loft & Bear vodka.

907 E 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90013

12. Elephante

1332 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Elephante in Santa Monica is doing canned 12-ounce cocktails for $18, and offers a free six pack of beer for orders over $40.

1332 2nd St
Santa Monica, CA 90401

13. Wallflower

609 Rose Ave, Venice, CA 90291

Venice’s Wallflower merges craft cocktails with Indonesian flavors, with a variety of drinks available for takeaway daily. The restaurant also offers beer, wine, and sake to go.

609 Rose Ave
Venice, CA 90291

14. Isla Cuban-Latín Kitchen & Rum Bar

30 Centerpointe Dr STE 12, La Palma, CA 90623

Isla Cuban stays stocked with lots of rum, but don’t let that stop you from ordering any one of the restaurant’s classic drinks for takeout.

30 Centerpointe Dr STE 12
La Palma, CA 90623

15. Madre! Oaxacan Restaurant and Mezcaleria

1261 Cabrillo Ave #100, Torrance, CA 90501

Torrance restaurant and bar Madre now sells margaritas, palomas, michelada mixes and more to go.

1261 Cabrillo Ave #100
Torrance, CA 90501

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16. Padre

525 E Broadway, Long Beach, CA 90802

Padre has a variety of take-home cocktail options for greater Long Beach, including many available as double-batches for $22 apiece.

525 E Broadway
Long Beach, CA 90802

17. Simmzy's Restaurant Manhattan Beach

229 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Staple Manhattan Beach restaurant Simmzy’s does takeout cocktails for the neighborhood, from classics to a rotating collection of newcomers.

229 Manhattan Beach Blvd
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

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