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Best Cigar Bars And Lounges In Southern California

September 1, 2015 12:10 AM

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Cigar smoking dates back to Christopher Columbus’ discovery of the New World. But today, with the known health risks and crackdown on public smoking, connoisseurs need havens to enjoy their pleasurable vice. Here are the best places in L.A. to relax and smoke a fine stogie.



8 Eighty Eight Cigar Merchants
118 W. Wilshire Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92832
(714) 871-0888

8 Eightyeight Cigar Merchants is the premiere Diamond Crown Cigar Lounge in Fullerton, California offering the best cigars, fully-stocked bar, and entertainment such as pool and craps. 8 Eightyeight merges the classiness of a cigar lounge with a contemporary touch of a sports bar.

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Buena Vista Social Club
9715 South Santa Monica Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 273-8100

The Buena Vista Cigar Club is a cigar lover’s true haven where they can indulge their favorite habit while enjoying a full bar, a spacious lounge, and TV screens that usually display major sporting events. Founded by George Hamilton in 1995, then bought and designed by cigar aficionado Rigo Hernandez, this cigar club offers an extraordinary variety of carefully-selected tobacco products.



The Grand Havana Room
301 N Canon Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90209

The Grand Havana Room is an exclusive membership Cigar Club with both a dining room and lounge that sets the standard of high-end cigar clubs. Located on the corner of Dayton Way and Canon Drive in the heart of Beverly Hills, some of the biggest names in Hollywood drop by to identify themselves to the hostess, who then unlocks a private elevator, which glides soundlessly up a floor to its secret smoking lounge.

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The V Cut Cigar Lounge
8172 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 655-5959

If you’re into your cigars, whether the finer ones or less pricier ones, or just even hookah’s and cigarettes, V-Cut Smoke Shop is the right spot to stop by. With a wide selection of cigars in a spacious setting, they specialize in premium hand-rolled cigars and feature a walk in humidor with boutique cigar brands. From the highest quality cigars to others, you’ll discover brands you’ve never even heard of. And, what began in 1997 has become a place for cigar aficionados to come by and learn new types from around the world.



Bo’s Cigar Lounge
4501 E. Carson Street #114
Long Beach, CA 90808

Bo’s Cigar Lounges are prime spots in Southern California for enjoying fine cigars in friendly and comfortable atmosphere. You can visit their stores in either Long Beach or Torrance. Whether you’re new to cigars, or a so-to-be expert, Bo invites you to stop by and relax with your friends and a fine cigar!

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  • Aaron

    How could you have omitted one of the few sites in West Los Angeles, The V Cut on Melrose, near Crescent Heights?

  • frank

    in OC the best place is probably Tobacco Barn in El Toro (in a beat up strip shopping center, but having the best lounge I’ve been in-25 theater seats, games, Sunday Ticket and espresso/drinks)….Cicar Oasis in Aliso Viejo is good, Habanos del Lago in Rancho Santa Margarita is a great place, especially on college football Saturdays (retired football coach managers, active coaches and referees as regulars)

    • Richard Castillo

      yes, I agree! Best place for either smoker, cigar, or like myself, the pipe. Quality people and atmosphere! Hands down, best place in So Cal

  • Richard Castillo

    How is it that the Tabacco Barn in Lake Forest did not make this list, rubbish!

  • jaydee

    I used to go to Eight88 as a guest of my friend who is a member when it was called Red Cloud. Nice atmosphere and great service! The management and staff were always accomodating to us. It does get crowded there during major sporting events and the monthly Cigar Specials night.

  • The Cigar Lounge (House of Cigars)

    What about the The Cigar Lounge (House of Cigars) on Sunset BLVD ??? This is one of the Best Places to smoke on the Sunset strip. 8420 Sunset Blvd. Great atmosphere along with Premium House Blends.

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