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Bars and nightlife in Silver Lake, Los Angeles

Top bars

French Restaurant
“Great restaurant and bar. Best cocktails in the area and amazing food. Crowd is typically full of interesting writers and other industry creative types. ”
  • 282 locals recommend
Gastropub
“sports bar, gastro pub, great Pizza - sit by the fire, at the bar or outside ($$)”
  • 206 locals recommend
Rock Club
“Echo Parks most famous music venue. It’s small and intimate with a decent sized patio area outside. When The Rolling Stones played a surprise show here it basically shut down Echo Park for the night. ”
  • 153 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Mid priced seafood restaurant (obviously) specializing in oysters. Book in advance, it gets crowded. If there are no tables go upstairs to the bar. Oyster specials available up there too. ”
  • 115 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
“Totally amazing spicy Thai restaurant. This place is so good. Damn. It's close to a big staircase if you need to walk off your meal. ”
  • 127 locals recommend
Bar
“If you're into Father John Misty, or dark dive bars you'll want to visit the Thirsty Crow. ”
  • 117 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Very popular among locals. Perfect for a couple of drinks and appetizers before starting your night out with friends.”
  • 121 locals recommend
Rock Club
“Nightly shows and party nights, great booking, from underground bands to big name djs ”
  • 93 locals recommend

Nightclubs

Rock Club
“Echo Parks most famous music venue. It’s small and intimate with a decent sized patio area outside. When The Rolling Stones played a surprise show here it basically shut down Echo Park for the night. ”
  • 153 locals recommend
Wine Bar
“a bar with interesting beer and wine selection with eclectic vinyl playing ”
  • 89 locals recommend
Rock Club
“Legendary music venue. You can sometimes see some great bands here, but not always. They have drinks if you need one or more. ”
  • 63 locals recommend
Gay Bar
“Great local gay bar, comedy shows on Tuesdays and great DJs on the weekends!”
  • 74 locals recommend
Bar
“This is a fun bar but it's a bit far to walk. Probably a 5 dollar uber/lyft ride. You can also check out the traditional german bar, Red lion across the street. Have a beer and german sausage and head here for a night cap.”
  • 52 locals recommend
Nightclub
“Rotating entertainment, check their calendar of events to see what's happening during your stay”
  • 47 locals recommend
Rock Club
“This place os iconic! This venue has helped launch the careers of quite a few bands like Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and the Silversun Pickups. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Bar
“This local Italian restaurant doubles as a nice bar – good for a date or for a group of friends. You'll want to dress at least business-casual here.”
  • 9 locals recommend

Music venues

Rock Club
“Echo Parks most famous music venue. It’s small and intimate with a decent sized patio area outside. When The Rolling Stones played a surprise show here it basically shut down Echo Park for the night. ”
  • 153 locals recommend
Rock Club
“Nightly shows and party nights, great booking, from underground bands to big name djs ”
  • 93 locals recommend
Bookshop
“Great book store/cafe with food including vegetarian and gluten-free options. ”
  • 104 locals recommend
Rock Club
“Legendary music venue. You can sometimes see some great bands here, but not always. They have drinks if you need one or more. ”
  • 63 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“My new favorite local bar. It's hip and young, but my old self and my friends feel welcome. Walkable”
  • 51 locals recommend
Nightclub
“Rotating entertainment, check their calendar of events to see what's happening during your stay”
  • 47 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Acts that are new or up and coming stop by and perform. Great to see new music play so close. ”
  • 53 locals recommend
Spanish Restaurant
“D.W. Griffith built El Cid in 1905 and, 10 years later, screened his controversial hit film Birth of a Nation here. Made over into a recreation of a 16th-century Spanish tavern in 1961, El Cid today features flamenco dance dinner theater on Saturdays, with other shows throughout the week.”
  • 38 locals recommend