Nightlife

Nightlife Roundup: West Hollywood Bars, Clubs, and Lounges

Whether you like dance clubs or gastropubs, this city is full of options.


West Hollywood’s nightlife is always reinventing itself with revivals of longtime favorites and the emergence of new nightspots. Ignite your inner night owl, and check out one (or more) of these handpicked highlights:

Flaming Saddles

Bring your quarters for the jukebox at this country-western-themed gay bar to catch sexy bartenders dancing on tables to your favorite twangy tunes. With its fantastic drink specials and irresistible entertainers, you won’t be able to resist this killer vibe.

8811 SANTA MONICA BOULEVARD, WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA 90069
310-855-7501, FLAMINGSADDLES.COM

1 OAK

Keep an eye out for celebrities as you rub up against all the beautiful people letting loose at this luxe favorite of WeHo’s most sinful elite. Toss back hip libations to the tune of illustrious artists and DJs at this decadent club.

9039 SUNSET BOULEVARD, WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA 90069
310-274-2326, 1OAKLA.COM

Blind Dragon

Bewitch the crowd at this offbeat karaoke lounge that feels like the sultry hideout of the Chinatown mafia. Indulge your taste buds in a menu of dim sum and pizza washed down with Asian-inspired tropical craft cocktails.

9201 SUNSET BOULEVARD, WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA 90069
310-595-1091, BLINDDRAGON.COM

The Den on Sunset

This neighborhood gastropub is cozy whether you’re sharing a booth with a date or sitting outside by the fire pit. The atmosphere is friendly, and the menu offers a wide assortment of burgers, flatbreads, salads, and sharable snacks. They hold pub trivia every Monday—the perfect excuse to hang out with your smart friends.

8226 SUNSET BOULEVARD, WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA 90046
323-656-0336, THEDENONSUNSET.COM

State Social House

A great place to watch a game while chowing down on Tijuana nachos, a grilled chicken sandwich, or a pot roast. They feature live music a few nights a week, and every Wednesday is a “Kick-Ass Comedy” show. If you like to smoke, head downstairs to The Backroom, a cigar bar and smoker’s lounge.

8782 W SUNSET BOULEVARD, WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA 90069
310-657-8100, STATESOCIALHOUSE.COM

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