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Written By: Alana Hosn Girls’ Night Out in Los Angeles

So you’ve finally convinced all the girls in the group chat that it’s time for a girls’ night out! And if one thing’s for certain, there’s no better place to catch up with the babes than LA. We know planning a night to remember can be stressful, so we’re here to help. Whether you’re looking for a trendy restaurant with killer cocktails or a fun, new nightclub to dance the night away, these are the spots that are sure to impress the whole squad.

Oh and sorry, no boys allowed. 

 

Cause a Trip to the Hamptons is Sooo East Coast Girls’ Night Out in Los Angeles

The Bungalow


GNO in Santa Monica wouldn’t be the same without stopping by at the famous Bungalow. With a candlelit bar, cozy couches, ping pong table and outdoor fire pit, we can’t help but feel like we’re at the coolest beach house party ever.

Native Knowledge: Get there early to avoid a long line. Oh, and order a round of their signature sangria and thank us later!

The Bungalow
101 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90401
310.899.8530

Eat, Drink and Take 1,000 Panoramic Pics of the Skyline Girls’ Night Out in Los Angeles

Perch

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Ask any native where to go for prime views of LA’s skyline and consistently delicious food and drinks. They’ll definitely recommend Perch. Head up, up and away for a Parisian-inspired cocktail, a DJ spinning some sweet tunes and the coziest rooftop fire pit.

Native Knowledge: Satisfy your late night French craving with after hour menu musts like the Moules or Bacon Mac n’ Cheese served until 1 a.m.!

Perch
448 S Hill St
Los Angeles, CA 90013
213.802.1770

 

Time to Break Out Those New Heels Girls’ Night Out in Los Angeles

Poppy

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Is there any better excuse to hit the hottest nightclub in WeHo than girls’ night out? Put on your party dress and step into the Gucci wonderland-inspired nightclub, Poppy. With its insanely cool décor and on point music, you’re guaranteed to have the best time.

Native Knowledge: Believe it or not, Thursday night is the night to be at Poppy. Chances are you’ll run into repeat A-listers like Drake or Rihanna.

Poppy
755 N La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90069
310.855.7185

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Um, Did I Just Take A Shot With Kendall Jenner? Girls’ Night Out in Los Angeles

CATCH LA

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So your best gals are in town and you want to show them how it’s done in LA. Dinner with a good vibe? Check. Good drinks and a fun bar? Check. Multiple celeb sightings? Check. CATCH LA is the perfect spot to impress the group, so don’t be surprised when they want to stay until last call!

Native Knowledge: Go early and reserve a table in advance on OpenTable to avoid any drama with the downstairs doorman!

CATCH LA
8715 Melrose Ave
West Hollywood, CA 90069
323.347.6060

Cause We Slay, Olé

El Cholo

Does that spring break Cabo trip you took with the girls feel like forever ago? Reminisce with some authentic Mexican food and a yummy margarita from El Cholo in Santa Monica.

Native Knowledge: Start at El Cholo and continue your night at a fun Santa Monica bar. Our pick? The Bungalow down the street.

El Cholo
1025 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica CA, 90401
310.899.1106

 

Sing Like Céline (After A Drink or Two) Girls’ Night Out in Los Angeles

Boardwalk 11


Karaoke girls’ night out at Boardwalk 11 might be the best idea you’ve ever had. With thousands of songs to choose from, you better believe it’s going to be a night for the books.

Native Knowledge: Make sure to make a reservation on the weekend so you can have prime access to the dance floor and karaoke stage!

Boardwalk 11
10433 National Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90034
310.837.5245

 

Channel Your Inner Queen of the Nile

Cleo Third Street


Want to take the babes to the trendiest new dinner spot in LA? Say hello to Cleo Third Street, LA’s third location for the Mediterranean shared-plate concept. Embrace your inner queen Cleopatra with diverse Middle Eastern flavors and sophisticated craft-cocktails.

Native Knowledge: Don’t miss Cleo faves like the Brussels sprouts and baba ganoush and new menu highlights like the meatball tagine.

Cleo Third Street
8384 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048
323.579.1600

Just in Queso You Needed Some Latin Fare

Red O Taste of Mexico


When it comes to finding a fun restaurant that will seat your whole group of friends, look no further than the Red O on Ocean Ave. Not to mention that their Californian take on Mexican staples will be a hit for everyone in the group.

Native Knowledge: Drink up a couple of the House Margaritas for the perfect pregame to your WeHo night out.

Red O Taste of Mexico
1541 Ocean Ave, Ste 120
Santa Monica, CA 90401
310.458.1600

Farm-to-Table, Cute-Drink-to-Hand

Neighbor

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For a low-key night with delicious cocktails and a farm-to-table menu on Abbot Kinney, Neighbor is your answer. Enjoy your girls-only time with chic drinks like the Venice Queen (mezcal, cynar, sweet vermouth) or The Girl Next Door (gin, lemon, honey, blackberries).

Native Knowledge: Meet up with the babes before dinner for daily happy hour drinks from 5-7pm.

Neighbor
1031 Abbot Kinney Blvd
Venice, CA 90291
310.314.3625

Sequins, Pixie Cuts, Gatsby, Oh My!

The Edison

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Reverse time with this prohibition-themed speakeasy in the historic core of DTLA. With vintage films projected on the walls, live music and aerialists swinging from the ceilings, you and the girls are in for a treat at The Edison.

Native Knowledge: Want to catch a sultry burlesque show, Latin jazz night or the aerialists and stilt walkers? Check out the event calendar to plan your perfect night.

The Edison
108 W 2nd St, Ste 101
Los Angeles, CA 90012
213.613.0000

 

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The Highlight Room


You’ve been dreaming about a night out with the babes, and now it’s time to make it a reality at the Dream Hotel’s trendy rooftop lounge, The Highlight Room. Grab a bite beforehand at the rooftop grill and dance the night away with unobstructed views of the Hollywood sign and LA skyline.

Native Knowledge: The rooftop pool during the day is also a hit, so make it a girl’s weekend to remember and stay in one of the gorgeous rooms at the Dream Hotel!

The Highlight Room
6417 Selma Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90028
323.366.8007

 

OMG OMG It’s Justin Bieber at the Bar

Petite Taqueria


If you’re in the mood for a chic dining scene with elevated Mexican food and tequila cocktails galore, Petite Taqueria is the place. Throw back some margs, indulge in the Mexican Pizza and continue the night at one of La Cienega’s hottest bars or nightclubs.

Native Knowledge: The tableside guacamole is named after Kendall Jenner…so better not skip that one.  

Petite Taqueria
755 N La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90069
310.855.7223

 

Add A Splash of Color to Your Insta-Feed

Broken Shaker

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It’s no secret that LA loves its rooftop bars, and DTLA’s new Broken Shaker at the Freehand Hotel is not to be missed. From the bright pink chairs and colorful murals, to the award-winning cocktails, Broken Shaker is the perfect place to celebrate with the girls.

Native Knowledge: Ask the bartender to create a boozy punchbowl to share with the group!

Broken Shaker
416 W 8th St
Los Angeles, CA 90014
213.395.9532

 

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Mama Shelter


A favorite among LA locals and Instagram IT-girls is Hollywood’s Mama Shelter. Grab a drink and play some foosball at the lobby bar, or head up to the rooftop for a backyard party vibe with amazing views of the Hollywood Hills.

Native Knowledge: Meet the girls at the rooftop for sunset and enjoy happy hour Boujee Fries and sangria pitchers.

Mama Shelter
6500 Selma Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90028
323.785.6666

 

Vodka: “Trust Me, You Can Dance.” Girls’ Night Out in Los Angeles

Avenue

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Take your night to the next level at Hollywood’s newest nightclub, Avenue.

The best part about partying at Avenue? The late-night pizza right outside the club, courtesy of Luchini Pizzeria.

Native Knowledge: Sweet talk probably won’t work at this door. Get your group on the guest list so you don’t miss all the fun!

Avenue
1601 Cahuenga Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028
323.593.7999

 

Reverse Happy Hour? Sign Us Up

Monkey Bar LA

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If you’re looking to monkey around with your girlfriends away from the hustle and bustle of DTLA, Monkey Bar is the perfect spot. Here you’ll find a full bar and Cali-Asian plates like Oxtail Shepherd’s Pie and Crispy Chicken Skins.

Native Knowledge: Your night just got a lot happier with a reverse happy hour from 9 p.m.-12 a.m., Thursday through Saturday!

Monkey Bar LA
400 S Baldwin Ave
Arcadia, CA 91007
626.265.8078

 

That New LBD Deserves A Night Out

Norah


For a fashionable night out with dinner, drinks and some much needed catching up with the girls, we love Norah. It has an Insta-worthy interior and southern-inspired bites you’ll be savoring all night.  

Native Knowledge: Parking is near impossible and there is no valet. Uber is strongly recommended.

Norah
8279 Santa Monica Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90046
323.450.4211

 

This is Nacho Average South Bay Spot

Rebel Republic Social House


Make Rebel Republic Social House your destination for a casual meet up with the babes in the South Bay. Grab a classic cocktail and nibble on some yummy bar snacks like the carnitas nachos or mac n’ cheese. Trust us, you won’t regret it.

Native Knowledge: Try their cocktail of the month! It changes monthly with proceeds from each cocktail supporting a cause in need.

Rebel Republic Social House
1710 S Catalina Ave
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
424.352.2600