The Best Rock Bars In Los Angeles

Are you looking to discover the best bars in Los Angeles?

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On this page, you’ll find the official shortlist of all the bars in Los Angeles. (More in-depth further below). And, each with why it’s best to go.

Feel free to check out each bar’s official profile to find out more and to find out which is best for you.

We’ve also created separate shortlists for each genre you might like to visit on your time out.

Furthermore, you can get on the guest list or book a table with bottle service on some of the more exclusive bars. We are happy to help you out with either.

1. Rock & Reilly’s Los Angeles

Rock & Reilly’s is a hip Irish hangout with outdoor seating offering Detroit pan-style pizzas, burgers, and other pub grub. It’s a very good place to go and relax after a long day of work or just catch a sports game on one of their many TVs. With a plucky one-eyed toddler mascot named Reilly, the tone is really set before you even step inside this Sunset Strip watering hole with offshoots near USC and inside LAX’s Terminal 1. The bar’s original swanky West Hollywood location has maintained adult frat-house status. With plenty of its Sunset Strip location, Rock & Reilly’s isn’t your average pub. This location learns into a more modern cool aesthetic and a menu filled with takes like Irish nachos – plus there’s always the usual panoply of whiskey pours and draft beers available. This is the place to be for fun, great food and superb specials. You are sure to have a great time at one of the best Irish pubs in Los Angeles.

2. Tom Bergin’s Los Angeles

Are you looking for an amazing Irish pub in Los Angeles? Toms Beegin’s is the place to be for an amazing experience. Tom Bergin’s is one of the oldest Irish pubs in Los Angeles and still going strong. Time tested Irish pub in kitchy environs with thousands of signed paper shamrocks on the ceiling. It’s a great karaoke spot for groups, due to their large private room. Tom Bergin’a operates Thursday through Saturday from 4pm to late, Sunday from 1pm to 10pm, and Monday from 4pm to 10pm. Tom Bergin’s is one of the city’s most beloved bars, and perhaps the most legit bar on the planet. Head there for classy, relaxing, and authentic Irish experience. This one of the best pieces of Old Hollywood and could be added to a register of historic places.

3. Stage 21 Bar and Lounge Los Angeles

Are you looking for an amazing karaoke bar in Los Angeles? Stage 21 Bar and Lounge is the place to be – a great place to have a drink in a relaxed atmosphere and sing karaoke. Non-nonsense watering hole set in a strip mall featuring a simple beer menu and nighty karaoke. The Tattle Tale Room is a great place to meet people, sing karaoke, play pool, and have a nice stiff drink. This is an extraordinary spot to partake in a mixed drink while partaking in the atmosphere. To access the bar you can enter via the front door, or through the back entrance.

4. Backstage Bar & Grill Los Angeles

Are you looking for the best karaoke experience in Los Angeles? Head to Backstage Bar & Grill! Long time dive bar known for karaoke nights offering bar bites and happy hour in wood-paneled digs. The place is packed on the weekends and gets a lot of visitors for Sony Studios during the week. Backstage Bar & Grill is fun with a big selection of songs. This is a tiny place with lots of people.

5. Break Room 86 Los Angeles

Break Room 86 is often packed, this lively venue offers cocktails & karaoke with a trendy vibe. Break Room 86 is a magical and straight-up cool bar where you enter through a retro vending machine and get transported to the ’80’s”. Break Room 86 is an 80s – themed club in LA where you can play Pac-Man, eat Twinkles, and sing your heart out to karaoke rock guitar Anthems. Fittingly for a speakeasy/underground club-style experience, the entrance is down an alleyway leading to a loading dock.

6. Cafe Brass Monkey Los Angeles

Great karaoke bar in Los Angeles. Cafe Brass Monkey was born in 1971. It’s located in the rear of the building at 3440 Wilshire, this Koreatown staple has been providing a drive bar stage for your karaoke anthems longer than most regulars can remember. Funky Koreatown fixtures draw crowds with karaoke, specialty cocktails & a high-energy atmosphere.  A neighborhood bar for more than two decades this place has come into its own in a very cool way. Karaoke is the main event and it’s a fun place to let the inner star within you shine. Arguably the most notorious karaoke dive in the city, Brass Monkey is located in the ground floor of a nondescript Koreatown, this ski lodge-styled room has one of the most comprehensive karaoke song books in the city. If you wanna Rock, submit your song selections early in the evening.

7. Shrine Los Angeles

The ultimate karaoke bar experience in Los Angeles. Party and sing until your voice gives out at the Shrine in Los Angeles. Singing your heart out with friends and colleagues is so much better at our place. Their sumptuous Korean-style dishes and our full-service bar only justify Shrine’s reputation as the trendiest karaoke bar in Los Angeles. They live for celebrations, and our facilities and services perfectly reflect just that. Shrine karaoke bar operates Monday through Saturday from 7pm to 4am, and Sunday it’s closed.

8. The Harbor Los Angeles

With the work day winding down, an energetic happy hour energizes – highlighted  by a thoughtful west coast wine list and 20 beers on tap, carefully selected from breweries within 40 miles. A showpiece double-sized bar connects the vaulted indoor atrium, classic jukebox, complete with cocktail tables and bar seats, to the open-air patio that doubles as a beer garden. Harbor Room is the tiniest bar in Los Angels bar in the country, and the third smallest bar in the county.

9. Spring Street Bar Los Angeles

Are you looking for a great spot to watch your favorite game as you sip amazing drinks in Los Angeles? Spring Street bar is the place to be. Your friendly neighborhood bar. Spring Street Bar is open daily from 6pm to 2am.

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