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Where to Celebrate 'Singles Awareness Day' in Los Angeles

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Does the mere thought of walking through the candy heart-lined walls of drug stores make you gag? The barrage of Valentine's Day Singles Awareness Day dining guides got you feeling blue? Well boo to all that Cupid nonsense, this is the guide for you.

While most restaurants are celebrating the worst dining day of the year with overwrought menus and expensive parties, a few clever institutions are embracing Hallmark's favorite holiday (right on the night of February 14) with specials meant to ensure that no lonely hearts will be found. From Tinder balls to boozy brunches, here's a list of Anti-Valentine's Day hot spots, in no particular order:

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Beelman's Pub

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600 S Spring St
Los Angeles, CA 90014
(213) 622-1022
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From 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., Downtown’s Beelman’s Pub is celebrating modern dating with its Tinder Ball. Decked out with a Tinder-themed kissing booth, live date auction, and $6 DTF Punch, there’s just about everything you need to make you forget all about the sappiest day of the year.

2. Harlowe

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7321 Santa Monica Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90046
(323) 876-5839
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Harlowe’s aptly named Singles Awareness Day event, #HarloweandChill, offers conversation cupcakes for guests to send across the bar to those that pique their interest. Sip on the Leading Man with bourbon, Allspice Dram, lemon, and bitters, or the Chick Flick with vodka, elderflower, grapefruit, and orange bitters to keep the party going all night long.

3. The Bellwether

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13251 Ventura Blvd
Studio City, CA 91604
(818) 285-8184
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Celebrate being single with $5 fresh-squeezed orange juice mimosas and $8 Bloody Marys made with house-infused habanero vodka, house Bloody mix, and bacon salt rim garnished with a mini BLT served from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Could it get any better?

4. King Eddy Saloon

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131 E 5th St
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 629-2023
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Holding in some serious V-Day angst? King Eddy’s is going full on emo with its “Love Will Tear Us Apart” bash from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Listen to the best Screamo and Goth tunes, sip $7 Unicorn Tears, and tell your bartender your best breakup stories to win free drinks.

5. Tom Bergin's

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840 S Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 936-7151
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Tom Bergin’s second annual S.A.D. party from 5 to 11 p.m. will entail unromantic tunes and Fireball shots that can be sent across the bar. Even better, the 80-year-old pub is encouraging guests to bring pictures of their exes to burn in the fireplace or bring gently-used clothing to donate to Goodwill.

6. The Abbey Food & Bar

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692 N Robertson Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 289-8410
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It’s all about good ol’ NSFW fun at West Hollywood staple the Abbey. Dubbed “The Best Gay Bar in the World” by MTV Logo, The Abbey consistently offers stiff drinks, go go dancers, wild dancing, and a packed house. Who needs Valentine’s Day, anyway?

7. Bar Covell

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4628 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 660-4400
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What more in life do you need than wine and cheese with friends? Bar Covell’s intimate space is ideal for a night of gossiping and indulging in decadent small plates.

8. The Bungalow Santa Monica

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101 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 899-8530
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Sip on a few too many #sundayfunday libations while taking in seaside views and plenty of fellow singles. You’ll be in good company.

1. Beelman's Pub

600 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90014

From 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., Downtown’s Beelman’s Pub is celebrating modern dating with its Tinder Ball. Decked out with a Tinder-themed kissing booth, live date auction, and $6 DTF Punch, there’s just about everything you need to make you forget all about the sappiest day of the year.

600 S Spring St
Los Angeles, CA 90014

2. Harlowe

7321 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90046

Harlowe’s aptly named Singles Awareness Day event, #HarloweandChill, offers conversation cupcakes for guests to send across the bar to those that pique their interest. Sip on the Leading Man with bourbon, Allspice Dram, lemon, and bitters, or the Chick Flick with vodka, elderflower, grapefruit, and orange bitters to keep the party going all night long.

7321 Santa Monica Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90046

3. The Bellwether

13251 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, CA 91604

Celebrate being single with $5 fresh-squeezed orange juice mimosas and $8 Bloody Marys made with house-infused habanero vodka, house Bloody mix, and bacon salt rim garnished with a mini BLT served from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Could it get any better?

13251 Ventura Blvd
Studio City, CA 91604

4. King Eddy Saloon

131 E 5th St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Holding in some serious V-Day angst? King Eddy’s is going full on emo with its “Love Will Tear Us Apart” bash from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Listen to the best Screamo and Goth tunes, sip $7 Unicorn Tears, and tell your bartender your best breakup stories to win free drinks.

131 E 5th St
Los Angeles, CA 90013

5. Tom Bergin's

840 S Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036

Tom Bergin’s second annual S.A.D. party from 5 to 11 p.m. will entail unromantic tunes and Fireball shots that can be sent across the bar. Even better, the 80-year-old pub is encouraging guests to bring pictures of their exes to burn in the fireplace or bring gently-used clothing to donate to Goodwill.

840 S Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036

6. The Abbey Food & Bar

692 N Robertson Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069

It’s all about good ol’ NSFW fun at West Hollywood staple the Abbey. Dubbed “The Best Gay Bar in the World” by MTV Logo, The Abbey consistently offers stiff drinks, go go dancers, wild dancing, and a packed house. Who needs Valentine’s Day, anyway?

692 N Robertson Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069

7. Bar Covell

4628 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027

What more in life do you need than wine and cheese with friends? Bar Covell’s intimate space is ideal for a night of gossiping and indulging in decadent small plates.

4628 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90027

8. The Bungalow Santa Monica

101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Sip on a few too many #sundayfunday libations while taking in seaside views and plenty of fellow singles. You’ll be in good company.

101 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90401

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