Best Unique Ideas For A Night Out In Los Angeles

May 7, 2014 8:33 PM

(credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

(credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)


Another night out, another chance to make things more interesting than the last. You may find that life has gotten monotonous and you want to experience something new and unique, so we’ve come up with the best unique ideas for a night out in L.A. You’ll gain major originality points with your friends by suggesting one of these places for your next night out. View our original list of Unique Nights Out In Los Angeles
(credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

(credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)


Cinespia
6000 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90038
(323) 469-6349
www.cinespia.org

If you’re looking for a unique night out in L.A., look no further than Cinespia. Offering screenings at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery under open skies, Cinespia screens some of Hollywood’s favorite movies for those attending. Visitors bring blankets, pillows and low chairs and picnic and dJ’s spin music as the sun sets and again after each movie. For a full list of upcoming movies, visit the Calendar of Events. Ticket prices vary, however all entrance fees are very reasonable and make for an exciting and unique night out!

(credit: Frank Ishman)

(credit: Frank Ishman)


Good Times at Davey Wayne’s
1611 N El Centro Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 515-3401
www.goodtimesatdaveywaynes.com

Open Monday-through Friday from 5pm to 2am (Happy Hour 4-8 pm) and weekends 2pm to 2am (Happy Hour 2-6 pm), Good Times at Davey Wayne’s is the newest addition to the Houston Hospitality empire. Only in LA can one discover a bar by rummaging through a garage sale. Locate the super cool secret entrance to the bar (you enter through a refrigerator), and you will step inside a 70’s era house party rife with the sounds of live music, laughter, and pinball machines. The Astroturf covered backyard patio sets the stage for groovy outdoor escapades, complete with a custom designed trailer bar churning out tropical thirst quenchers and Texas BBQ with a soulful twist. Whimsical entertainment that includes a hula-hooping, roller-skating duet will keep spirits and smart phone cameras aimed high. It’s a tribute owners Jonnie and Mark Houston’s late father, David Wayne Houston, and it’s the coolest house party on the block.

(credit: Re Creo Supper Club)

(credit: Re Creo Supper Club)


Re Creo Supper Club
Private location
Los Angeles, CA.

www.facebook.com/re.creo.supperclub

Re Creo is not your average dinner out. Each experience takes place inside a tastefully decorated Downtown LA loft where 12 strangers gather for up to ten unannounced chef prepared courses in a span of over four hours. It’s alcohol-fueled fun that encourages guests to try something new, whether that means expanding your palate possibilities or engaging in lively conversation with the stranger beside you. No two evenings are alike, each containing a menu and cast of characters that are sure to delight and entertain in more ways than one.

Follow Re Creo on Facebook for updates on their next scheduled event. A cash donation of $75 gets you a seat to this exclusive experience. Guests can request a solo seat or invite a friend to join. Once confirmed, full location details are provided.

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(credit: SpiN Standard LA)


SPiN Standard LA
550 S Flower St
Los Angeles, CA 90071
213-439-3065
www.spinstandard.com

Ever play table tennis? How about table tennis under the influence? SPiN Standard has you covered. The professional set up includes 11 custom designed table tennis tables on cushioned Olympic competition flooring and three bars in case you get thirsty. A DJ keeps the music pumping and a food truck inspired food menu is available to refuel between matches. Nightly offerings include tournaments, events, and a ping-pong filled place to socialize.

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(credit: Eat | See| Hear)


Eat|See|Hear
Six rotating venues throughout Los Angeles
www.eatseehear.com

Summer nights are the perfect backdrop to outdoor movies and exploring new parts of our iconic LA landscape. Eat|See|Hear sets the standard in outdoor cinema, utilizing a three story tall, 52-foot wide inflatable movie screen that is the largest in existence on the west coast. Local bands provide pre-show entertainment while a variety of local food trucks serve up the grub. This summer long celebration runs for 19 consecutive weeks beginning May 10th and continuing every Saturday night through September 13th. Friendly dogs welcome.

(credit: IDG Restaurants)

(credit: IDG Restaurants)


Riva Bella
9201 W Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 278-2060
www.rivabellarestaurant.com

West Hollywood’s Tuscan dining hotspot, RivaBella features a savory and sweet tableside experience from Michelin starred Executive Chef Luigi Fineo. Diners can order Risotto ai Funghi Porcini Finito al Tavolo (mushroom risotto) and/or a dessert of smoking Liquid Nitrogen Vanilla Ice Cream, offering an up close and personal culinary show. The Risotto is made with one-year aged organic Acquerello rice that is slow cooked from 6am to noon daily. Upon serving, the risotto is poured into a 24-month aged wheel of Parmigiano Reggiano (priced at $2K for the 80 pound wheel), mixed with mushrooms sourced from Italy and topped with shaved Black Truffles (upon request). The Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream is made in a hand-cranked Kitchen Aid. The mixture transforms into frothy vanilla ice cream that is served with an assortment of indulgent toppings such as Nutella, salted caramel, and macerated strawberries.

What are your favorite unique ideas for a night out in L.A.? Share in the comments below or by posting this article on Facebook or Twitter with your idea!

Joy Bitonio has the phrase “Joie de Vivre” tattooed on her shoulder, a reminder to enjoy life every single day. She has a voracious appetite for fun, adventure, food, good cocktails and works out like a madwoman to keep it all together. Check out her other articles on CBS L.A. She also covers fitness on Examiner. Follow her on Twitter.