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14 Fancy Punch Bowls to Share in Los Angeles

This guide shows 14 places to find delicious punch bowls to enjoy in a group setting in Los Angeles.

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Have a special occasion to celebrate? Are you with a large group? What better way to commemorate with friends and family than by sipping on fruity punch bowls. Whether it's with a party of 10, or just a couple of people, there are tons of options of punch bowls like tiki types, or glass vessels with ladles to choose from. Here is a list of places to enjoy a centuries-old way of boozing together in Los Angeles.

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1. Punch

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168 W Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91105

This speakeasy-type bar connected to Picnik Restaurant in Pasadena, with seating for only 30 people, highlights its punch bowls with recipes based on strong, sweet, sour, and spice punch components. By entering through a red door behind Picnik, punch can choose concoctions like the Carribean Rhapsody, with three different rums, pineapple, orange, brown sugar, spice and mint, and the Royal Vice City, a vibrant green colored mix of gin, pisco, grapefruit, cucumber, basil and peppercorn. But beware of hours, as its only open Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Punches come in two sizes, one for $70 that covers 6 to 8 people and one for $140 that serves 12 to 16 people, and even a Punch flight, which is a sampler of all 4 options for $20.

2. Oldfield's Liquor Room

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10899 Venice Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90034

All punch bowl lovers listen up, as Oldfields Liquor Room in Palms lets customers turn any of its signature cocktails into a delicious punch bowl. For $90 and big enough to serve 8-12 drinkers, this is a can't miss opportunity for big parties. Two popular choices are the Amoxicillin, consisting of rum, fresh lemon juice, house made ginger syrup and honey, and the Outlaw made of tequila, jalapeno honey, fresh grapefruit, lime and cilantro.

3. The Spare Room

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7000 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 769-7296
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What goes well with bowling, besides total domination? Punch bowls. Think of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel for your next ritzy birthday party and come and celebrate with their exciting punch bowls. Options include the Take Fountain which consists of Belvedere vodka, sherry, green tea, elderflower liquor, sugar, lemon and orange essence. If rum is more your thing, The Moroccan Bazaar is made with 10 Cane Rum, black tea, sugar, lemon, nutmeg and cardamom. $60 for 4-6 people and for 20 people the price goes up to $240.

4. Melrose Umbrella Co

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7465 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 951-0709
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This classic establishment is located in Los Angeles’s historic Melrose shopping district. Melrose Umbrella Co. offers delicious punch bowls for groups, but it’s rotating menu depends on what the bar manager feels like concocting. Check it out to see what fresh options they have available this week.

5. The Church Key

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8730 W Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(424) 249-3700
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What is better than a reg. happy hour? Punch Bowl happy hour. The Church Key is known for its punch bowl specials. This modern American spot in West Hollywood offers an ever-changing menu of fruity and tangy punch bowls at an unbeatable price. At $14 a bowl for two, or $25 for four, try varieties ranging from bourbon, passion fruit and champagne, to gin, pineapple and spiced apple tonic. With happy hour Monday through Friday from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, this is THE happy hour punch bowl spot.

6. The Misfit Resturant & Bar

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225 Santa Monica Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Adorned with a classic style of prohibition-era decor and a classy ambience, The Misfit, known for its happy hour, offers their version of a punch bowl. Pimm's Punch, a concoction of Pimm's, (a gin-based liquor made in England) mixed with cucumber, strawberry and ginger ale. It's priced at a reasonable $7 for a glass for one, and $50 for a bowl for 3 to 4 people.

7. Tart

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115 S Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 973-3930
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This extremely busy brunch spot in Beverly Grove packs a mean punch with its daily punch bowl specials. Tart boasts a sweet and juicy collection of buzz creating punches. The full bowl size at $40 is enough for 5 to 8 people and includes a full bottle of liquor, and the half size, at $25, is great for 3 to 4 drinkers, possessing a half bottle of liquor. Two options include the Tea Punch, consisting of lemon vodka, lemonade and iced tea, and the Black Ballin’, which is Vodka, cranberry juice, sprite, and berries.

8. Onyx Lounge

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118 W 5th St
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 891-1144
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Designed as a reflection of art, culture and the senses, the low lit, candle decorated Onyx Lounge offers an old fashioned approach to punch bowls reflective of Prohibition days. A great deal at $45 with enough punch to serve 4-6 people. Options include the Philadelphia Fish House Punch, which has cognac, peach and lemon, the Planter Punch, consisting of Rum, Falernum (a sweet syrup used in Caribbean and tropical drinks), and Pineapple, and the Pisco Royale, with pisco (a typically clear colored brandy), champagne, and citrus.

9. Goldie's

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8422 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 677-2470
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A modern, California-inspired hot spot located in the heart of Beverly Grove, Goldies philosophy of incorporating only local, sustainable ingredients of the highest quality, is evident in their freshly satisfying punch bowl. One in particular is the Golden Girl, comprised of spiced tequila, passion fruit, agave and lime meringue. At $25-40, these bowls are perfect for sharing among groups of 3 to 4 people.

10. Acabar

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1510 N Stanley Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 876-1400
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This Mediterranean and Modern European bar in Hollywood possesses a variety of spicy and aromatic cocktails with recipes dating back centuries. It's punches, ranging from $115 for 6 and $150 for 8, provide an exceptional flavor profile. One such punch comes with 5 year English Harbor Rum, Batavia Arack, Lime Sorbet, Lemon Sorbet and spices.

11. Tonga Hut

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12808 Victory Blvd
North Hollywood, CA 91606
(818) 769-0708
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This North Hollywood Tiki Bar offers punch bowls in a variety of vessels, like clamshells, tiki gods and water fountains, and can even be lit on fire. Bowls go $10 for 1, $18 for 2, and $36 for 4. Two examples are the Scorpion Bowl, offering light rum and brandy with orgeat and exotic juices, and the popular Tonga Punch, with light and dark rums, orange curacao and tropical juices. Thought of as a "vintage Tonga Hut recipe."

12. Trader Vic's Lounge

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9876 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 274-7777
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Knows as a "tropical getaway for guests around the world," Trader Vic's in Beverly Hills, like Tonga Hut, offers tiki style punch bowls. The Kava Bowl offers light style rum, fruit juices and almond syrup, and serves up to 4 to 5 people for $28. Or try another version of a scorpion bowl, which mixes different rums known as the Trader Vic’s Rum Cup.

13. Pour Vous

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5574 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90038
(323) 871-8699
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A Parisian cocktail bar on Melrose, Pour Vous serves punch bowls and gives customers the option to choose any liquor they desire. With a price of $250, Pour Vous' large booze bowls are good for up to 20 people at a time and changes daily. A great option any day, and perfect for large groups to enjoy while watching burlesque dancers on the weekends.

14. Villains Tavern

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1356 Palmetto St
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 613-0766
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Punch bowls here are great because if you’re with a group that all want the same cocktail, they can make it into a punch bowl. It’s $225 for 10 people. A couple of options of their cocktail program comprise of the Wilde Vine: Jameson Black, Luxardo Bitter Liquor, red grapes, cane sugar and lemon or the Mule Kick, which contains Knob Creek Rye, Amrao Nonino, grapefruit, honey, and angostura.

1. Punch

168 W Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91105

This speakeasy-type bar connected to Picnik Restaurant in Pasadena, with seating for only 30 people, highlights its punch bowls with recipes based on strong, sweet, sour, and spice punch components. By entering through a red door behind Picnik, punch can choose concoctions like the Carribean Rhapsody, with three different rums, pineapple, orange, brown sugar, spice and mint, and the Royal Vice City, a vibrant green colored mix of gin, pisco, grapefruit, cucumber, basil and peppercorn. But beware of hours, as its only open Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Punches come in two sizes, one for $70 that covers 6 to 8 people and one for $140 that serves 12 to 16 people, and even a Punch flight, which is a sampler of all 4 options for $20.

168 W Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91105

2. Oldfield's Liquor Room

10899 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90034

All punch bowl lovers listen up, as Oldfields Liquor Room in Palms lets customers turn any of its signature cocktails into a delicious punch bowl. For $90 and big enough to serve 8-12 drinkers, this is a can't miss opportunity for big parties. Two popular choices are the Amoxicillin, consisting of rum, fresh lemon juice, house made ginger syrup and honey, and the Outlaw made of tequila, jalapeno honey, fresh grapefruit, lime and cilantro.

10899 Venice Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90034

3. The Spare Room

7000 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

What goes well with bowling, besides total domination? Punch bowls. Think of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel for your next ritzy birthday party and come and celebrate with their exciting punch bowls. Options include the Take Fountain which consists of Belvedere vodka, sherry, green tea, elderflower liquor, sugar, lemon and orange essence. If rum is more your thing, The Moroccan Bazaar is made with 10 Cane Rum, black tea, sugar, lemon, nutmeg and cardamom. $60 for 4-6 people and for 20 people the price goes up to $240.

7000 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028

4. Melrose Umbrella Co

7465 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046

This classic establishment is located in Los Angeles’s historic Melrose shopping district. Melrose Umbrella Co. offers delicious punch bowls for groups, but it’s rotating menu depends on what the bar manager feels like concocting. Check it out to see what fresh options they have available this week.

7465 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046

5. The Church Key

8730 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069

What is better than a reg. happy hour? Punch Bowl happy hour. The Church Key is known for its punch bowl specials. This modern American spot in West Hollywood offers an ever-changing menu of fruity and tangy punch bowls at an unbeatable price. At $14 a bowl for two, or $25 for four, try varieties ranging from bourbon, passion fruit and champagne, to gin, pineapple and spiced apple tonic. With happy hour Monday through Friday from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, this is THE happy hour punch bowl spot.

8730 W Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069

6. The Misfit Resturant & Bar

225 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90401

Adorned with a classic style of prohibition-era decor and a classy ambience, The Misfit, known for its happy hour, offers their version of a punch bowl. Pimm's Punch, a concoction of Pimm's, (a gin-based liquor made in England) mixed with cucumber, strawberry and ginger ale. It's priced at a reasonable $7 for a glass for one, and $50 for a bowl for 3 to 4 people.

225 Santa Monica Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401

7. Tart

115 S Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036

This extremely busy brunch spot in Beverly Grove packs a mean punch with its daily punch bowl specials. Tart boasts a sweet and juicy collection of buzz creating punches. The full bowl size at $40 is enough for 5 to 8 people and includes a full bottle of liquor, and the half size, at $25, is great for 3 to 4 drinkers, possessing a half bottle of liquor. Two options include the Tea Punch, consisting of lemon vodka, lemonade and iced tea, and the Black Ballin’, which is Vodka, cranberry juice, sprite, and berries.

115 S Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036

8. Onyx Lounge

118 W 5th St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Designed as a reflection of art, culture and the senses, the low lit, candle decorated Onyx Lounge offers an old fashioned approach to punch bowls reflective of Prohibition days. A great deal at $45 with enough punch to serve 4-6 people. Options include the Philadelphia Fish House Punch, which has cognac, peach and lemon, the Planter Punch, consisting of Rum, Falernum (a sweet syrup used in Caribbean and tropical drinks), and Pineapple, and the Pisco Royale, with pisco (a typically clear colored brandy), champagne, and citrus.

118 W 5th St
Los Angeles, CA 90013

9. Goldie's

8422 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048

A modern, California-inspired hot spot located in the heart of Beverly Grove, Goldies philosophy of incorporating only local, sustainable ingredients of the highest quality, is evident in their freshly satisfying punch bowl. One in particular is the Golden Girl, comprised of spiced tequila, passion fruit, agave and lime meringue. At $25-40, these bowls are perfect for sharing among groups of 3 to 4 people.

8422 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048

10. Acabar

1510 N Stanley Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046

This Mediterranean and Modern European bar in Hollywood possesses a variety of spicy and aromatic cocktails with recipes dating back centuries. It's punches, ranging from $115 for 6 and $150 for 8, provide an exceptional flavor profile. One such punch comes with 5 year English Harbor Rum, Batavia Arack, Lime Sorbet, Lemon Sorbet and spices.

1510 N Stanley Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046

11. Tonga Hut

12808 Victory Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91606

This North Hollywood Tiki Bar offers punch bowls in a variety of vessels, like clamshells, tiki gods and water fountains, and can even be lit on fire. Bowls go $10 for 1, $18 for 2, and $36 for 4. Two examples are the Scorpion Bowl, offering light rum and brandy with orgeat and exotic juices, and the popular Tonga Punch, with light and dark rums, orange curacao and tropical juices. Thought of as a "vintage Tonga Hut recipe."

12808 Victory Blvd
North Hollywood, CA 91606

12. Trader Vic's Lounge

9876 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Knows as a "tropical getaway for guests around the world," Trader Vic's in Beverly Hills, like Tonga Hut, offers tiki style punch bowls. The Kava Bowl offers light style rum, fruit juices and almond syrup, and serves up to 4 to 5 people for $28. Or try another version of a scorpion bowl, which mixes different rums known as the Trader Vic’s Rum Cup.

9876 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

13. Pour Vous

5574 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038

A Parisian cocktail bar on Melrose, Pour Vous serves punch bowls and gives customers the option to choose any liquor they desire. With a price of $250, Pour Vous' large booze bowls are good for up to 20 people at a time and changes daily. A great option any day, and perfect for large groups to enjoy while watching burlesque dancers on the weekends.

5574 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90038

14. Villains Tavern

1356 Palmetto St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Punch bowls here are great because if you’re with a group that all want the same cocktail, they can make it into a punch bowl. It’s $225 for 10 people. A couple of options of their cocktail program comprise of the Wilde Vine: Jameson Black, Luxardo Bitter Liquor, red grapes, cane sugar and lemon or the Mule Kick, which contains Knob Creek Rye, Amrao Nonino, grapefruit, honey, and angostura.

1356 Palmetto St
Los Angeles, CA 90013

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