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It’s that time of the week when you are looking to take a break from the 9-to-5 career or business, friends and head to a specialty club for an evening or afternoon glass of wine or liqueur. Going out on the town for a nice cocktail beverage in Los Angeles offers a wide range of appealing destinations that present a modern feel to their decor, as well as a plentiful variety of choices. Here is a list of some of L.A.’s top bar destinations that offer a delightful range of beers, liqueurs and top wines to experience and enjoy.
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(credit: kevin r./yelp)


Belcampo Meat Company
1026 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(424) – 744-7008
www.belcampomeatco.com

Sitting down relaxing at the bar of Belcampo is an experience that takes a patron on a flavorful journey when it comes to the unique beverages provided in its bar menu. The Santa Monica location of this eatery offers a full bar with designer drinks available, including Basque Sangria, Sangria, wines and beers. Josh Goldman is the visionary behind the bar menu that also includes a non-alcoholic menu of cocktails to choose from, as well as custom made-to-order drinks under the title of “Bartender’s Choice.”

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Red Bird
114 East 2nd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 788-1191
www.redbird.la 

With an atmosphere that is light and eclectic, Chef Neal Fraser is the visionary behind Red Bird, and is the man to thank for this great LA establishment. A bar/restaurant with a modern American/French menu on the restaurant side, which is complimented by a bar with international cocktails, you wont want to miss out on the bar that is run by Julian Cox and Tobin Shea. In fact, the signature bar menu comes complete with select choices of wines including Burgundy, Bordeaux and California wines.

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(credit: Rick Poon)


Cassia
1314 7th St.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 393-699
www.cassiala.com

Husband and wife teams Bryant & Kim Ng and Josh Loeb & Zoe Nathan make up the creative chefs behind the Asian cuisine of Cassia. The menu is filled with items prepared with fresh ingredients on the spot. The bar menu is filled with unique cocktail recipes. When the bartender mixes apple sherry with jujube syrup and Manzanilla Sherry the combined ingredients make up a signature cocktail called Jujube Sherry Cobbler, a popular favorite.

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(credit: The Chestnut Club)


The Chestnut Club
1348 14th St.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 393-1348
www.thechestnutclubsm.com

The unique beverage menu for this club was inspired and created by Pablo Moix. The wood framed high ceilings and walls decorated with bricks offer an earthy essence to this unique bar and club destination. The plush long leather couches extend to seat small groups for a cozy outing on the town. When it comes to the bar menu, the Chestnut Club offers over 400 special liqueurs, spirits and wines for patrons to experience during their visit to the quaint club.

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(credit: Lani G./Yelp)


Birch
1634 N. Cahuenga Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 960-3369
www.birchlosangeles.com

Brendan Collins’ is the visionary behind this specialty club located in the heart of Hollywood. The name “Birch” represents a salute to his hometown in England, where he grew up surrounded by the beauty of Birch trees. This unique restaurant and bar offers appetizers and a wide array of custom-made beverages. Pinot noir, Cabernet Sauvignon and Blanc Rose are popular wines offered on the menu. There is a list of specialty drinks listed and numbered one to ten ranging from fruity flavored or spicy mixed drinks to tropical drinks.

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Belinda Ware is a Hollywood Insider news journalist who finds herself in the right place at the right time covering celebrity news, pop culture, opinion pieces and general breaking news stories on the latest trends in popular news. Her hobbies include golf, chess and world travel. Read more on Examiner.com.

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