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Library Bar

Library Bar

7.821 reviews
Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Bar
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630 W 6th St #116a, Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 614-1900
https://www.librarybarla.com/
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Nice, quiet and dark place. Tasteful interior. Decent beer selection, but pretty pricey. Great burgers. Good for a nightcap.

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Local from Los Angeles, California, USA

Happy hour is pretty great. Located close to the standard and perch if you would like to go elsewhere.

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Montclair, New Jersey

Had to take an Uber, don't know the parking situation. Cute intimate place, has Tv's at the bar and a fireplace at the "library"

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Local from Torrance, California

Great little bar with seating that can be reserved. Great decor with books you can enjoy with your beer. The best time to go is in the afternoon to take advantage of their happy hour and avoid crowds.

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Local from Hollywood, California, USA

Popular spot in down town la. Very packed in sat night ! However once you get in its easy to find the sheet. Just nice hang out spot in weekend

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Local from Greater Los Angeles, California, USA

It's a small location, easy to find people and cozy. It can get quite crowded. Getting in is no problem. There is a parking structure across the street or just find street parking.

Been here a few times and each time I've enjoyed myself. The drinks are good and well balanced for the price. The crowd is so so. Music is decent. I have not had the food here but the garlic fries smells amazing!

The common thing I find each time I am there is that the service is fairly slow. It gets busy and they should just staff more bartenders. There is a lot of time spent just wait...

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Local from Los Angeles, California, USA

This place was cool, dark, and casual. The drinks were good, but the music was too loud to hear anything and it was pretty packed. I'd recommend this place if you're trying to meet people by physically bumping into them or going on a date with a mime.

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Local from Los Angeles, California, USA

This is a fun place to go and hangout, dance a lil, have a few drinks, but dont expect to be able to carry on a lil chit chat. The music just doesnt allow for it.

However, lets go grab some normally priced drinks *happy hour is even better* and go listen to a DJ who spins some crazy random stuff. It makes for a fun time to bounce around enjoying our drinks and smiling at all the other dorks here.

It is generally a happy fun crowd and they have three bartenders usually, but just realize that there is still likely to be a major delay because a lot of people love to come grab some drinks... But so what. It works quite well.

The DJ is at the entrance and has music pumping no matter if you are yelling at your friends, you will still hear more music than your friends. They have 4 low tables with chairs in a large alcove that works well for big groups or several small ones. They have a foot-rail along the bar that is usually between 2 and 5 people deep. There are also a couple of benches in the back part of the room with short tables to place a drink on.

Overall its a somewhat shadowy enhanced place that can spark some magic. When I was there last night, it was crazy fun. I saw folks making out, dancing together, dancing alone, carousing, and having a generally great time.

The whole mood here really sets this bar apart from all of the bars that I know. It is almost clublike. But in a more grown up fashion. I have never had food here, but I know that they have it. I just havent seen anyone eat or drink, likely because I have never made it here before 8-9pm or so... none the less I enjoy it a lot... but just wish they would slightly turn down the music a smidgen... and drop the whiskey price a smidgen too ;)

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If you want a great drink, no lines, and a cool crowd, Library Bar is the place to be. I came here last week. The Old Fashion they make is one of the best in town. The price was also a little cheaper than places like Edison.

I chatted with some random people, and everyone was very easy going, non-pretentious. There is a mix of locals, out of towners, and international clientele.

There decor is very classy. Seating was limited, but compare to a lot of bars and clubs I thought there were more places to rest your feet.

Overall, I would put it high on my list of places to go for a drink.

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Local from Los Angeles, California

Nice, quiet and dark place. Tasteful interior. Decent beer selection, but pretty pricey. Great burgers. Good for a nightcap.

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Local from Los Angeles, California

This place is tiny and if it wasn't so well decorated with a beautiful bar, it'd be the size of a dive. Not a great place for large groups because of it's size but perfect for smaller groups and it's always a good stop on a pub crawl!

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Local from Los Angeles, California

This is a super chill bar (or used to be). come here for the happy hour and don't overlook their menu. they have killer burgers, and killer drinks! they have special movie nights on sunday- free popcorn!

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PORK BELLY SANDWICH.

Do. It. Now.

I'm not even joking. But get that with their thick wedged peppered potato fries. Dunk that bad boy into their insane BBQ sauce and let your senses overrrun.

Drinks are relatively cheaper here compared to the standard across the street, park at the 5 dollar lot (located across from the standard -- you drive DOWN) make sure to validate !

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Local from Beverly Hills, California, USA
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**BEST DAMN DRINKS IN HOLLYWOOD**

Whoa, how could a drink taste so DARN good?!

Can these guys craft a cocktail or what?

LIKES:
*Fresh everything; herbs, fruits, you name it.
*Unique flavors and menu
*Roquette - TRY IT - Hendrick's gin with arugula, mint, fresh lime juice and agave. - THE BEST!!!

DISLIKES:
*NONE

I wished this was my local bar joint. So ideal.

Small, non-touristy, and dark modern.

Loved everything about this place; especially the drinks.

HIGHLY RECOMMEND.

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