Whiskey, Rum, Gin, Brandy, Tequila and Beer. What’s missing? Vodka is bar far the most popular alcoholic choice for most throughout Los Angeles and the world. Mixed with all types of juices and tonics, it is also often used to create a slew of delicious cocktails in bars and restaurants across this great city. In fact, Vodka is the main ingredient in some of the most delicious drinks you’ll taste. So, what better way to celebrate this tasty libation than National Vodka Day! For this year’s celebration, grab a friend and check out the top spots in LA to get Vodka.
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6507 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028
“Bringing artisanal techniques and attention to detail typically found only in small, craft cocktail bars”, The Warwick keeps with seasonal flavors to produce a range of delicious drinks infused with Vodka. Offering a stunning setting to sit back and enjoy the crowd, this two-story cocktail lounge from the duo that brought you Roger Room offers the fourth iteration of the Warwick Cup #4 which includes Svedka vodka, Pimm’s, pomegranate, freshly squeezed orange juice, vanilla, and hibiscus. Garnished with orange zest, mint sprigs, and pomegranate seeds, it’s simply delicious.
Barton G. The Restaurant
861 N La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90069
Mix Barton G.’s signature flair with a dash of high-octane liquid nitrogen, a shimmy of vodka and what happens next, is anyone’s guess. Popular cocktails like the Buddhalicious (pictured) featuring pear-infused vodka, lychee and cranberry juice served with a nitrogenized pear vodka popsicle is the perfect party drink. Want another option? Other guests swear by the Sabrinatini, a martini with orange vodka, watermelon liqueur, nitro-champagne Swizzle Stick and chocolate monkey. Both are pretty fantastic, so you can’t go wrong with whatever you order here.
Nic’s Martini Lounge
453 N Canon Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
When it comes to vodka, you can be sure that Nic’s knows what they’re doing. After all, they have a vodka freezer named the ‘VODBOX’ where patrons can enjoy vodka in its purest form. Surrounded by glass and stainless steel on the exterior with shelving lined with hundreds of bottles of vodka ranging from the fashionable and exclusive to the obscure, the VODBOX is one of LA’s most popular destinations for those looking to taste this Russian libation. Once you’ve had enough of the freezing temperatures, you can step out into Nic’s cool setting to grab one of their delicious vodka infused cocktails. Our favorite? Try the “My Honey Does” with Ketel One Vodka with Honeydew along with fresh vanilla and lime or the “Can’t Elope” with Tru Organic Vodka, cantaloupe, watermelon syrup, orange juice and lime.
The Roost at LA Farm
3000 West Olympic Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Just days on the LA food + wine scene, The Roost at LA Farm is already serving up some of the best cocktails in town. Whether it be the classically shaken or stirred Dirty Martini with house made Castelvetrano olive vermouth, premium vodka, orange bitters and olives, or one of their signature drinks like the Farmhouse Cooler with black tea infused Tito’s vodka, lemon, mint, and club soda, or Blackberry Cobbler with Ketel One Vodka, fresh blackberries, Acha Basque Vermouth, lemon and honey, The Roost at LA Farm is the perfect place to celebrate this national holiday with amazing signature cocktails and delicious bar fare.
The Roger Room
370 N La Cienega Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90048
For some of the best cocktails in Los Angeles, The Roger Room is a great option. From the moment you pass through the front doors, you are instantly transported into world of finely crafted signature cocktails, world-class mixologists, bartenders in prohibition-era attire and a menu filled with award winning spirits. Welcome to The Roger Room, your new happy place where each pour is a beautifully choreographed production. But, before you retire for the night and leave this joint, don’t step foot out that door unless you’ve tried the Zucker Und Zimmit. Russian Standard Vodka, Licor 43, crushed blackberries and pineapple juice, topped with cinnamon never tasted so good, especially with the cutest plastic monkey charm dangling off your glass to keep you company.
7321 Santa Monica Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90046
What year is it again? Located in one of West Hollywood’s most exciting areas to go out in, Harlowe Bar is a very special venue which takes pride in honoring Hollywood’s Golden Age. In addition to being surrounded by vintage decor and custom fixtures that will transport you to another time, guests are treated to an impressive cocktail program designed by New York mixologist Dushan Zaric. Zaric, who dreamed up the beautiful and refreshing Clementine featuring ZU Zubrowka vodka, Aperol, lemon, agave nectar and mandarin puree, brings a special touch to this floor-to-ceiling tribute to years past.
4500 Los Feliz Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Lesson of the day: Many Angelenos are unaware of the interesting fact that Downtown L.A. has its very own award-winning, premium vodka distilled right inside a loft in the Arts District, called Loft & Bear. In celebration of National Vodka Day, Messhall Kitchen has joined forces with L.A.’s Loft & Bear artisanal vodka to bring you “Sins of Summer” on October 4th. Guests of Messhall Kitchen will have the opportunity to enjoy libations like the Left Coast Greyhound, Go FIGure, Salty Bear, and Bear’s Knees for just $8.
11334 Moorpark St
Los Angeles, CA 91604
Leave it to Executive Chef CJ Jacobson and his team at Girasol to shake things up and introduce an artisan cocktail program combining classic spirits with local produce. Known for his “profound respect for the hyper-seasonal, local ingredients he brings to his kitchen,” and his personal goal to bring the natural flavors of California to the forefront, Jacobson looks to use ingredients foraged from the Angeles National Forest when possible. So it should come as no surprise the Honey Fennel Sparkling Sour with Hangar One Vodka, honey syrup, fennel bitters and Mionetto Process is one of the best vodka cocktails in all of L.A.