By Alan Carter

If you’re looking for the perfect woman and you happen to be a woman, let us point you in the right direction with our rundown of the best lesbian bars in L.A.! –Alan Carter


The Palms Bar

8572 Santa Monica Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90069
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L.A.’s only all-week Lesbian bar has been a West Hollywood staple for four decades. It remains the place where lesbians, famous and infamous, love to be seen, party and mingle.



696 North Robertson Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 360-8455
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It’s lady’s night on Thursdays or, as the normally hot gay club calls it, “a night for ladies and their friends.” Resident dj’s LEZlee and Asha spin some of the hottest hip hop and house anthems around.


Girl Bar

661 N. Robertson Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 659-4551
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Fans of Girl Bar love the friendly staff and the nightly drink specials. The go-go girls also get high marks for being hotties. On occasion, they even have girls wrestling in oil.


Jewel’s Catch One

4067 W. Pico Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90019
(323) 734-8849
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Everyone is welcome to this inviting and high-energy dance club. Jewel’s started in 1972 as the nation’s first black gay and lesbian club, but now the diversity of this nightspot is what sets it apart from most clubs. Gay, straight, lesbian, black, white, young, old…everyone shakes their groove thang at Catch.


(Friday nights)

901 E. 1st Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
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A dance club for ladies looking to groove to electro, hip-hop, house music and mash-ups.


East/West Lounge

801 Larrabee Street
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 360-6186
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Citysearch called this LA’s best gay and lesbian bar a few years back and it still doesn’t disappoint. Primarily a club for the boys, when the girl’s take over, watch out. Ladies love the great cocktail menu (try the martinis!) and happy hour specials on Thursdays in the Platinum Club. Plus, East/West is know for its tequila. Hay caramba!


Moonshadow Night Club

10437 Burbank Boulevard
North Hollywood, CA 91601
(818) 508-7008
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This night club also packs in the patrons for Sunday Brunch and Tuesday Karaoke nights. It’s considered one of the hottest lesbian clubs in Los Angeles, and certainly the Valley’s hottest locale. Live music and go-go girls are other high points.