Sometimes you want to go where you can get the best cocktails in Los Angeles. By the best, I mean artisan cocktails; not those frozen blended cocktails filled with sugar. Here’s my curated list of where you can find the best cocktails in Los Angeles.
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Kassi Club is a restaurant and not a club as suggested by the name. It’s a new Greek Fusion eatery on Third Street. It is a super trendy place but in an understated way. The food is absolutely delicious. They are happy to make
THE KASSI: Tequila, Tsikoudia, Lime, Watermelon, Pineapple, Chili (I skipped the Tsikoudia since I don’t drink grape-based alcohol).
ALWAYS SUMMER: Mezcal, Nonino, Lemon, White peach, Tarragon
Gracias Madre is a popular vegan restaurant that never disappoints. They serve the best plant based Mexican food but the cocktails and desserts are exceptional. They just created an insane, new cocktail menu. It’s like a booklet than a menu. If you stop by for a cocktail, you will not be disappointed.
SO FRESCA SO CLEAN – Tequila Blanco, rose water, strawberry, lemon, cachaça &
Tres by José Andrés is inside of SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills. It’s a romantic and luxurious restaurant with bookshelves and fireplaces. It feels very arty and cozy at the same time. They serve the best classic artisan cocktails.
WHITE NEGRONI: Ford’s gin, Lillet blanc, and Suze
Javier’s is an upscale Mexican restaurant inside of the Westfield Century City mall. Although they have a mini-menu for vegans and vegetarian, I have only been there for drinks at the bar. The place has great ambiance and music.
Margot Los Angeles is a modern California and Italian restaurant with many plant-based options. It inside of the Platform in Culver City. The restaurant has chic decor and a mini rooftop view with few Instaworthy spots. It’s one of my favorite brunch places. They also create the most amazing unique cocktails.
CYNAR JULEP: Cynar, grapefruit juice, mint
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