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Top 10 LA bars & restaurants to celebrate Valentine’s Day

For romantic dinners

1. Dante

Blending ‘Big Apple’ spirit with SoCal soul. Situated on the ninth floor of the Maybourne hotel, overlooking the sublime pool – and Hollywood horizon beyond – it’s the perfect spot to unwind over Dante’s classic aperitivos. Find an Espresso Martini alternative, Espresso Shakerato made with Nightcap.

2. Spago

Enjoy ‘A Little Night Music‘ at Spago, a rich mocktail made with Three Spirit’s Nightcap, non-alcoholic coffee liqueur and cacao. Located in the heart of Beverly Hills along Canon Drive. A sleek sophisticated restaurant that enhances the iconic, market-driven menus with exceptional levels of service.

3. Gucci Osteria

Striking the perfect balance between Italian refinement and Californian harmony, the atmosphere at Gucci Osteria celebrates the richness of tradition in the most dynamic way. An elevated dining experience.

4. Olivetta

Fine-dining in a Mediterranean bungalow. By utilizing old-world ingredients and styles of preparation, Chef Hudson has drawn inspiration from the coastal classics of Italy, Greece, France and Spain to create a menu of contemporary dishes with a Californian sensibility. 

5. Planta

The ultimate experience for plant-based fine dining. Creating a premier hospitality collective of 100% plant-based restaurants, PLANTA reimagines, reinvents, and revitalizes, providing flavorful proof that the power of plants can change the world. 


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6. Silverlake Lounge

The Silverlake Lounge is one of the oldest drinking establishments on LA’s eastside, serving the community as a nightlife venue since 1938. The bar has a long and celebrated history within the Indie Music Scene and the LGBT community that continues to this day. Enjoy Livener for the dance floor or sit back with Social to connect to the music.

7. Bike Shed Moto

Hospitality is at the core of bringing people together – that’s the motto of Bike Shed Moto. It’s a common ground boasting of legendary British club-style comfort and attention to detail. Freshly prepared food and cocktails, you could spend the hours here, from coffee and brunch to lunch and afternoon beers or mocktails. 

8. Black Cat

Opening in October 1966, Black Cat was one of several gay bars that was targeted in an undercover police sting, resulting in a coalition of gay community members joined forces with Personal Rights in Defense and Education (P.R.I.D.E.)

9. Corner Door

The bar you’re looking for is just around the corner. Seasonal American bistro for inventive chow, grilled cheese & cocktails in sleek brick & wood digs. DM them on IG to reserve one of their lovely couches and feel right at home.

10. Oy Bar

Located in Studio City, this is a classic bar with modern bar food done to a high standard in a vintage space. Brought to you by Jeff’s Table, Jeff Strauss has brought his love of cooking (and eating) to LA, inspiration comes from a combination of the Jewish food he grew up with and the flavors and cuisines he encountered all over the world.

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