It's 5 o'clock Somewhere: Our Favorite LA Happy Hour Spots

It's 5 o'clock Somewhere: Our Favorite LA Happy Hour Spots

In honor of our new 'Happy Hour' case, we're excited to share our favorite happy hour spots in LA! We took into account location, ambience and menu selection, to give you (in our humble and sober opinion) the best of LA's 5 o'clock hot spots.

The Independence; one of those, "how have I never been here before" places.  Located in Downtown Santa Monica, this upscale gastropub is the place for a good old fashion, darn good meal.  The lighting is nice, (girls feel me on this one) and the cocktails are staples. If happy hour isn't the time for you, try going on Saturday's for brunch. They usually have bottomless mimosas available - so yes, please.

Check out their Happy Hour Menu

The Independence on Instagram: @theindependencesm

Gracias Madre is a must-hit LA hotspot. It's especially ideal for taking those out of town friends of yours who want to get a real feel for LA eats.  The menu is vegan, but I swear you wouldn't know it by the creative Mexican flare.  And, the cocktails are delicious. Especially the Insta-famous 'La Quinceañera Margarita', which in the interest of full disclosure, is not usually on the Happy Hour menu, but definitely worth trying.

Check out their Happy Hour Menu

Gracias Madre on Instagram: @gmweho

Going on a night out with the girls? Redbird is definitely the place. The setting is snazzy, the dishes are innovative and the cocktails are so creative and colorful.  It also makes for great photo opportunities that will surely add some color to your social feed.

Check out their Happy Hour Menu

Redbird on Instagram: @redbirdla

Baldoria is great for your #squad. The large tables and open seating make it fun and easy to share stories, appetizers, and of course their to-die-for pizza.

Check out their Happy Hour Menu

Baldoria on Instagram: @baldoriadtla

Bar Ama is a great place for that after work Happy Hour.  The setting is laid back, the tequila is abundant, and the nachos win.

Check out their Happy Hour Menu
Bar Ama on Instagram: @bar_ama Photo credit: @theindependencesm@gmweho@redbirdla@baldoriadtla@bar_ama

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