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The James is steps away from tons of Hollywood happy hour hotspots that offer unique cocktail combinations. If you’re wondering where to grab a drink during your stay, we’ve rounded up the bars and restaurants with the most amazing summertime offerings:

LONO Hollywood

Similar to The James, LONO Hollywood is inspired by the glitz and glamour of Old Hollywood. Take a walk down the street to enjoy tiki-inspired cocktails paired with dishes full of Far East flavors. Enjoy classics like Mai Tais and Piña Coladas or opt for a more eccentric drink like the Curse of LONO, which has a blend of exotic juices, intense spices and intoxicating spirits served in a fiery chalice. Their whimsical mixtures are sure to make you feel like you’re back in the golden age.

Scum & Villainy Cantina

Described as “Your Friendly Neighborhood Geek Bar,” Scum & Villainy Cantina is an intergalactic bar inspired by your favorite sci-fi and fantasy movies. Their costumed bartenders and laid-back atmosphere provide a change of pace from the typical bar scene. Enjoy a fully immersive galactic experience with themed cocktails like the Asteroid Field, Black Widow, Hobbiton Ale and more. Casual nerds and mega-fans alike are sure to find their tribe.

Lost Property Bar

If a speakeasy atmosphere is more your style, Lost Property Bar has you covered. This whiskey bar offers handcrafted cocktails and food. Their craft cocktails are curated for you and they even offer a Bartender Choice where they’ll design a drink that is uniquely yours based on flavor parameters that you specify. You don’t have to leave feeling hungry either. They offer carefully crafted dishes ranging from a Pulled Shortrib Burger to Hamachi with Smoke and a veggie option too.


Seeking a more elegant fine-dining experience? Gwen Butcher Shop & Restaurant has both the old-world European-style butcher shop and high-quality dining. Their mesmerizing cocktails include a tiki-inspired flaming Jose Carioca, an old-fashioned style bourbon called The Jacquard, an Aussie favorite in The Espresso Martini and many more. Their cuisine will not disappoint you either. Delight in handmade Charcuterie to start paired with a Bone-in Ribeye or Goat Cheese Ravioli among other delicacies. That’s not all! Top off the night with a Chocolate Pot de Créme for a delectable dessert.

The James is in the heart of one of Los Angeles’ most exuberant neighborhoods, so you’re sure to have a stellar night on the town. For more information on how to join our community, visit or give us a call, 213.451.6594.

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