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19 LA Bars and Restaurants Tequila Enthusiasts Will Love

Cheers to summer with a Milagro cocktail this happy hour.

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For all the jokes about Los Angeles’ lack of seasons, there’s still a noticeable difference when the calendar crawls towards the summer months. As the light stays later and the temperatures peak, L.A.’s love of al fresco dining and drinking becomes overwhelming —whether it’s at a picnic in a local park or during happy hour on a restaurant patio. After two years where drinking and eating outdoors was the safest (and sometimes only) option, we’re still not sick of grabbing a drink and finding a space on a rooftop or in a courtyard.

Yes, LA’s restrictions on indoor dining have been dropped, but with the summer solstice approaching, this is hardly a time to go back inside. And with the warm weather, tequila feels like a natural choice. Milagro’s tequilas, made from 100 percent blue agave, is known for their bright, fresh, and smooth taste. Fantastic both in a cocktail or in a salt-rimmed shot glass, they are an effortless choice for any fan of the robust spirit. Here are 19 of our favorite spots for grabbing a drink (during happy hour or not) and enjoying the California sunshine.

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1. Sagebrush Cantina

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23527 Calabasas Rd
Calabasas, CA 91302
(818) 222-6062
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A sprawling restaurant with a mix of indoor and outdoor seating, Sagebrush brings a little bit of everything to Calabasas nightlife. There’s entertainment (a mix of live bands, live karaoke, and DJs, all from a dedicated stage) and the bar (lined with televisions to catch the somewhat-local teams in action), but for warm-weather happy hours, the outdoor seating is the highlight. Order a hand-squeezed margarita, the Tijuana egg rolls, and watch the afternoon turn to evening while under the stars.

2. Vibrato Grill Jazz

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2930 Beverly Glen Cir
Los Angeles, CA 90077
(310) 474-9400
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The great jazz trumpeter Herb Alpert set up shop in a secluded strip mall along Beverly Glen Boulevard, combining jazz with modern American cuisine and a top-shelf bar program. Countless artists have set foot on the stage here, but even without a big name performing, the menu is worth the trip. The hibiscus margarita is a hit, and the “More & More Paloma Amour” (which takes its name from Alpert’s 1965 song “More & More Amor”), uses grapefruit juice and club soda (rather than the traditional grapefruit soda) to make the drink less sugary and more refreshing.

3. Nativo

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5137 York Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90042
(323) 561-3050
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As someone who grew up in the northeast L.A. neighborhood, co-owner Gabriel Paredes knows how much Highland Park has changed over the years. He opened Nativo during the pandemic and relyed on generations of family recipes and a tarp-shaded backyard-style patio that welcomes area newcomers and long-time residents alike. Drinks like a tequila-based cosmopolitan and the “Cucurrucucu”, a paloma-style cocktail that adds pamplemousse to the mix (and whose name may be inspired by the 1950s song “Cucurrucucú Paloma”), make it an easy choice for an evening. Pull up a wicker chair under the strings of lights in the back, order a drink and some mole tater tots, and cheers to the night.

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4. Gold Line

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5607 N Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90042
(323) 274-4496
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Whether it’s an outdoor sidewalk table or a seat at the bar just inside, Gold Line is perfect for a summer afternoon. Owned in part by DJ (and Stones Throw Records’ impresario) Peanut Butter Wolf, music is the focus here. The walls are lined with Wolf’s vinyl collection, numbering in the thousands, and DJs pick and pluck their favorites to provide the soundtrack. But that doesn’t mean the spirits are secondary. The margaritas during happy hour go down as smoothly as the soul and funk sounds favored here.

5. El Pescador

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5230 N Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90042
(323) 255-8164
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What started as a modest eatery in Bell Gardens almost 40 years ago has developed into a network of more than a dozen outlets throughout central and eastern Los Angeles County. In Downey, the restaurant’s dramatic interiors (arched ceilings and multicolored lighting) make for great visual stimulation, but a summertime happy hour may be best spent on the patio. Sit in one of El Pescador’s banquette couches and sip on a margarita flight (all featuring Milagro Tequila) from Cantina 11, the restaurant’s bar. (In addition, the owners of El Pescador also operate Ola Restobar, less than two miles away. Stop in for the margarita sippers, stay for the 18-inch burrito.) 

6. The Hollywood Roosevelt

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7000 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 856-1970
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The grand dame of Hollywood Boulevard turns 95 this year, and there are plenty of ways to celebrate there with cocktails. The Barish, the latest restaurant from Nancy Silverton, is a modern Italian steakhouse with an excellent bar program, while The Historic Lobby bar is a more casual option (and an Instagrammer’s dream). While both are fantastic options for a cocktail hour, true cocktail connoisseurs know to head to The Spare Room and the Tropicana Bar. The former has an adventurous mix of concoctions to go with its two bowling lanes, but for a springtime happy hour, the latter is hard to top. Grab a Milagro margarita, lounge next to the famous pool, and feel miles away from the tourist-laden street.

7. Mama Shelter

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6500 Selma Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 785-6600
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The least fussy of the neighborhood rooftop bars, Mama Shelter, is a favorite spot for groups of friends wanting to avoid a clubby energy. The 360-degree view of Hollywood means that guests can get glimpses of the Hollywood sign, the downtown skyline, and (on a clear day) the ocean. Reserve a table for the full meal experience, or grab a spot on the communal couches, and order a mexican mule (featuring Milagro Silver, ginger beer, and lime juice) and relax before a night out in L.A.’s “Vinyl District.”

8. Javier's

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10250 Santa Monica Blvd #1005
Los Angeles, CA 90067
(424) 313-8143
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The outposts of this mini-chain might be primarily in malls, but Javier’s is far from food court fare. After work, the Westfield Century City location’s patio fills up with the neighborhood’s nine-to-five crowd, each navigating a menu of elevated Mexican fare and 14 different margarita combinations. Try the tamarindo margarita (made with Milagro Reposado, fresh tamarindo, agave nectar, and lime juice) for an extra dose of tang. Be careful, though: drink a couple of these, and the boutiques of the upscale mall may start calling — tipsy shopping isn’t just for the internet.

9. Strada Eateria & Bar

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825 James M Wood Blvd #90015
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 822-4558
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The art-forward eatery in downtown Los Angeles may be best described as a balancing act. The spicy margarita packs a punch of heat from Serrano chiles, but is balanced by the cool of cucumber. The outdoor seating is somehow both tree-lined and unmistakably urban, and weekend brunch can wind people up, but the Sunday night jazz performances are a good way to ease into the workweek. While the bar is known for art installations on its walls, happy hour here is also a quick walk from the downtown arena, so you can pair art appreciation with a basketball or hockey game.

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10. Manuela

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907 E 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(323) 849-0480
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While Hauser and Wirth is a global name, its Los Angeles gallery features, in its center, a must-visit dining destination. The high ceilings and ample natural light give Manuela a spacious, breezy feel, and the locally sourced menu items and extensive cocktail menu are just what you need post-exhibit. After all, if you’re going to debate the meaning of a work of art, it’s always more fun to do so with a cocktail in hand.

11. Beelman's

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600 S Spring St
Los Angeles, CA 90014
(213) 628-3313
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The front patio at Beelman’s is separated from the street by just a small picket fence, but that boundary is enough to make the summer happy-hour experience here feel removed from the downtown bustle. The plant-based pub has a wide range of dishes available during happy hour, and pairing a Milagro margarita with the mix-and-match taco plate or the “tachos” (tater tots piled high with cashew cheese and soyrizo) is a relaxing way to spend a summer afternoon.

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12. Golden Gopher

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417 W 8th St
Los Angeles, CA 90014
(213) 614-8001
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The dark interior of the Gopher doesn’t scream “summer,” but anyone who has survived a heat wave in downtown Los Angeles knows that getting out of the sun and into a cool, dark room can be the best way to beat the heat. It’s even better when said room has the variety of draft beers and cocktails, along with a pool table and table-top arcade games. If you’re scanning their shelves for Milagro, order their frozen strawberry margarita or a beer and tequila shot special. Once you’ve cooled off a bit, you can work your way back into the heat by finding space on the Gopher’s narrow patio, which sits between two buildings and gives off the feeling of having a drink on a New York fire escape.

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13. Thunderbird Bar

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12217 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(424) 293-8830
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In the midst of West L.A.’s daily traffic apocalypse, this Tex-Mex local favorite has a massive selection of tequilas and tacos on standby. Pair a happy-hour Milagro margarita with a few tacos, including a rare-for-L.A. menu of “puffy tacos” (a San Antonio specialty), and watch through the massive front windows as commuters tear their hair out along Wilshire Boulevard. It’s a popular stop to watch the local teams on television or choose from the bar’s selection of board and card games, but the Skee-Ball lanes are the biggest non-spirit attractions.

14. Resident

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428 S Hewitt St
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 628-7503
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Part performance venue and part backyard, the Arts District favorite offers up two distinct experiences to visitors. Start outside in the beer garden, where cocktails come from a 1954 Spartan trailer. Picnic tables and benches turn happy hour into the world’s hippest courtyard party and as the sun sets, watch the indoor space turn into a popular venue. Club nights and performances fill the space, with its own bar and banquette seating along the walls. Order a “paloma faith” (their take on a classic paloma featuring Milagro Silver), grab a bench seat (or a table for your friends – it’s first come, first served), and relax under the city skyline.

15. Pattern Bar

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100 W 9th St
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 559-2227
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Bordering the Fashion District, this downtown hotspot is a combination of dance music, spirits (its nickname is the “House of Agave”), and tacos. Show up earlier in the night during happy hour for an El Chamuco (a take on the classic El Diablo with ginger beer and crème de cassis) and watch the space fill up as night falls and the DJs start to spin. Somewhere between a bar with a dance floor and a club with quality drinks, Pattern Bar is a favored place to dance on a sweaty summer night.

16. Etta (Culver City)

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8801 Washington Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232
(424) 570-4444
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Located steps from the Culver City metro stop, the first California outpost of the growing Etta empire is focused on a menu of Italian offerings centered around the eatery’s wood-fired stove. The ‘etta’rita is the drink here, coupling Milagro’s blanco tequila with lime and Cointreau, and adding a bit of kick with a Tajin-salted rim. Heading to happy hour with friends? Get the porrón (a Spanish-style pitcher with a spout) of ‘etta’rita — their house margarita made with Milagro Silver — and you’ll be given a group instant photo as a keepsake.

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17. The Auld Fella

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9375 Culver Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232
(424) 361-5100
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“Airy” might not be the word most closely associated with pubs, but this Irish bar and restaurant is just that. With a patio along a pedestrian-friendly stretch of Culver Boulevard and full open-air seats along the sidewalk, this downtown Culver City spot takes advantage of its location. While darker liquors are unsurprisingly the specialty here, ordering a lighter cocktail — a paloma or margarita, maybe? — is an easy choice for a hot summer day.

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18. High Rooftop Lounge (Hotel Erwin)

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1697 Pacific Ave
Venice, CA 90291
(424) 433-8900
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Venice Beach’s Hotel Erwin has a rooftop bar tailor-made for summer happy hours. It’s as close to the ocean as a rooftop joint can get — less than a block separates the Erwin from Venice Beach — making sunsets at High a magnet for visitors and locals alike. Summery drinks are a must here, which makes the “Thyme For Some Action” (Milagro tequila, ginger, honey, grapefruit, thyme, and lime) a go-to. If you’re going with a group, reserve the VIP booths in advance — they’ve got the best views in the house.

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19. Tacolicious

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1129 Manhattan Ave
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
(415) 649-6077
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Just around the corner from the Manhattan Beach Pier, this location of the mini-chain is close enough to the ocean to smell the saltwater. The titular hand-held dish might be perfect as a grab-and-go when walking down to the water, but taking a seat on the breezy patio and ordering a margarita picante (made with Milagro Silver, habanero, lime, and agave) with some made-to-order guacamole is the way to go. Taco Tuesday here is (appropriately) a weekly holiday, with discounts on pitchers and taco kits from 5 p.m. until close.

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1. Sagebrush Cantina

23527 Calabasas Rd, Calabasas, CA 91302

A sprawling restaurant with a mix of indoor and outdoor seating, Sagebrush brings a little bit of everything to Calabasas nightlife. There’s entertainment (a mix of live bands, live karaoke, and DJs, all from a dedicated stage) and the bar (lined with televisions to catch the somewhat-local teams in action), but for warm-weather happy hours, the outdoor seating is the highlight. Order a hand-squeezed margarita, the Tijuana egg rolls, and watch the afternoon turn to evening while under the stars.

23527 Calabasas Rd
Calabasas, CA 91302

2. Vibrato Grill Jazz

2930 Beverly Glen Cir, Los Angeles, CA 90077

The great jazz trumpeter Herb Alpert set up shop in a secluded strip mall along Beverly Glen Boulevard, combining jazz with modern American cuisine and a top-shelf bar program. Countless artists have set foot on the stage here, but even without a big name performing, the menu is worth the trip. The hibiscus margarita is a hit, and the “More & More Paloma Amour” (which takes its name from Alpert’s 1965 song “More & More Amor”), uses grapefruit juice and club soda (rather than the traditional grapefruit soda) to make the drink less sugary and more refreshing.

2930 Beverly Glen Cir
Los Angeles, CA 90077

3. Nativo

5137 York Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90042
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As someone who grew up in the northeast L.A. neighborhood, co-owner Gabriel Paredes knows how much Highland Park has changed over the years. He opened Nativo during the pandemic and relyed on generations of family recipes and a tarp-shaded backyard-style patio that welcomes area newcomers and long-time residents alike. Drinks like a tequila-based cosmopolitan and the “Cucurrucucu”, a paloma-style cocktail that adds pamplemousse to the mix (and whose name may be inspired by the 1950s song “Cucurrucucú Paloma”), make it an easy choice for an evening. Pull up a wicker chair under the strings of lights in the back, order a drink and some mole tater tots, and cheers to the night.

5137 York Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90042

4. Gold Line

5607 N Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90042

Whether it’s an outdoor sidewalk table or a seat at the bar just inside, Gold Line is perfect for a summer afternoon. Owned in part by DJ (and Stones Throw Records’ impresario) Peanut Butter Wolf, music is the focus here. The walls are lined with Wolf’s vinyl collection, numbering in the thousands, and DJs pick and pluck their favorites to provide the soundtrack. But that doesn’t mean the spirits are secondary. The margaritas during happy hour go down as smoothly as the soul and funk sounds favored here.

5607 N Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90042

5. El Pescador

5230 N Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90042

What started as a modest eatery in Bell Gardens almost 40 years ago has developed into a network of more than a dozen outlets throughout central and eastern Los Angeles County. In Downey, the restaurant’s dramatic interiors (arched ceilings and multicolored lighting) make for great visual stimulation, but a summertime happy hour may be best spent on the patio. Sit in one of El Pescador’s banquette couches and sip on a margarita flight (all featuring Milagro Tequila) from Cantina 11, the restaurant’s bar. (In addition, the owners of El Pescador also operate Ola Restobar, less than two miles away. Stop in for the margarita sippers, stay for the 18-inch burrito.) 

5230 N Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90042

6. The Hollywood Roosevelt

7000 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

The grand dame of Hollywood Boulevard turns 95 this year, and there are plenty of ways to celebrate there with cocktails. The Barish, the latest restaurant from Nancy Silverton, is a modern Italian steakhouse with an excellent bar program, while The Historic Lobby bar is a more casual option (and an Instagrammer’s dream). While both are fantastic options for a cocktail hour, true cocktail connoisseurs know to head to The Spare Room and the Tropicana Bar. The former has an adventurous mix of concoctions to go with its two bowling lanes, but for a springtime happy hour, the latter is hard to top. Grab a Milagro margarita, lounge next to the famous pool, and feel miles away from the tourist-laden street.

7000 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028

7. Mama Shelter

6500 Selma Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028

The least fussy of the neighborhood rooftop bars, Mama Shelter, is a favorite spot for groups of friends wanting to avoid a clubby energy. The 360-degree view of Hollywood means that guests can get glimpses of the Hollywood sign, the downtown skyline, and (on a clear day) the ocean. Reserve a table for the full meal experience, or grab a spot on the communal couches, and order a mexican mule (featuring Milagro Silver, ginger beer, and lime juice) and relax before a night out in L.A.’s “Vinyl District.”

6500 Selma Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90028

8. Javier's

10250 Santa Monica Blvd #1005, Los Angeles, CA 90067

The outposts of this mini-chain might be primarily in malls, but Javier’s is far from food court fare. After work, the Westfield Century City location’s patio fills up with the neighborhood’s nine-to-five crowd, each navigating a menu of elevated Mexican fare and 14 different margarita combinations. Try the tamarindo margarita (made with Milagro Reposado, fresh tamarindo, agave nectar, and lime juice) for an extra dose of tang. Be careful, though: drink a couple of these, and the boutiques of the upscale mall may start calling — tipsy shopping isn’t just for the internet.

10250 Santa Monica Blvd #1005
Los Angeles, CA 90067

9. Strada Eateria & Bar

825 James M Wood Blvd #90015, Los Angeles, CA 90015
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The art-forward eatery in downtown Los Angeles may be best described as a balancing act. The spicy margarita packs a punch of heat from Serrano chiles, but is balanced by the cool of cucumber. The outdoor seating is somehow both tree-lined and unmistakably urban, and weekend brunch can wind people up, but the Sunday night jazz performances are a good way to ease into the workweek. While the bar is known for art installations on its walls, happy hour here is also a quick walk from the downtown arena, so you can pair art appreciation with a basketball or hockey game.

825 James M Wood Blvd #90015
Los Angeles, CA 90015

10. Manuela

907 E 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

While Hauser and Wirth is a global name, its Los Angeles gallery features, in its center, a must-visit dining destination. The high ceilings and ample natural light give Manuela a spacious, breezy feel, and the locally sourced menu items and extensive cocktail menu are just what you need post-exhibit. After all, if you’re going to debate the meaning of a work of art, it’s always more fun to do so with a cocktail in hand.

907 E 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90013

11. Beelman's

600 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90014
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The front patio at Beelman’s is separated from the street by just a small picket fence, but that boundary is enough to make the summer happy-hour experience here feel removed from the downtown bustle. The plant-based pub has a wide range of dishes available during happy hour, and pairing a Milagro margarita with the mix-and-match taco plate or the “tachos” (tater tots piled high with cashew cheese and soyrizo) is a relaxing way to spend a summer afternoon.

600 S Spring St
Los Angeles, CA 90014

12. Golden Gopher

417 W 8th St, Los Angeles, CA 90014
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The dark interior of the Gopher doesn’t scream “summer,” but anyone who has survived a heat wave in downtown Los Angeles knows that getting out of the sun and into a cool, dark room can be the best way to beat the heat. It’s even better when said room has the variety of draft beers and cocktails, along with a pool table and table-top arcade games. If you’re scanning their shelves for Milagro, order their frozen strawberry margarita or a beer and tequila shot special. Once you’ve cooled off a bit, you can work your way back into the heat by finding space on the Gopher’s narrow patio, which sits between two buildings and gives off the feeling of having a drink on a New York fire escape.

417 W 8th St
Los Angeles, CA 90014

13. Thunderbird Bar

12217 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025

In the midst of West L.A.’s daily traffic apocalypse, this Tex-Mex local favorite has a massive selection of tequilas and tacos on standby. Pair a happy-hour Milagro margarita with a few tacos, including a rare-for-L.A. menu of “puffy tacos” (a San Antonio specialty), and watch through the massive front windows as commuters tear their hair out along Wilshire Boulevard. It’s a popular stop to watch the local teams on television or choose from the bar’s selection of board and card games, but the Skee-Ball lanes are the biggest non-spirit attractions.

12217 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90025

14. Resident

428 S Hewitt St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Part performance venue and part backyard, the Arts District favorite offers up two distinct experiences to visitors. Start outside in the beer garden, where cocktails come from a 1954 Spartan trailer. Picnic tables and benches turn happy hour into the world’s hippest courtyard party and as the sun sets, watch the indoor space turn into a popular venue. Club nights and performances fill the space, with its own bar and banquette seating along the walls. Order a “paloma faith” (their take on a classic paloma featuring Milagro Silver), grab a bench seat (or a table for your friends – it’s first come, first served), and relax under the city skyline.

428 S Hewitt St
Los Angeles, CA 90013

15. Pattern Bar

100 W 9th St, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Bordering the Fashion District, this downtown hotspot is a combination of dance music, spirits (its nickname is the “House of Agave”), and tacos. Show up earlier in the night during happy hour for an El Chamuco (a take on the classic El Diablo with ginger beer and crème de cassis) and watch the space fill up as night falls and the DJs start to spin. Somewhere between a bar with a dance floor and a club with quality drinks, Pattern Bar is a favored place to dance on a sweaty summer night.

100 W 9th St
Los Angeles, CA 90015

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16. Etta (Culver City)

8801 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232
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Located steps from the Culver City metro stop, the first California outpost of the growing Etta empire is focused on a menu of Italian offerings centered around the eatery’s wood-fired stove. The ‘etta’rita is the drink here, coupling Milagro’s blanco tequila with lime and Cointreau, and adding a bit of kick with a Tajin-salted rim. Heading to happy hour with friends? Get the porrón (a Spanish-style pitcher with a spout) of ‘etta’rita — their house margarita made with Milagro Silver — and you’ll be given a group instant photo as a keepsake.

8801 Washington Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232

17. The Auld Fella

9375 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232
Courtesy of The Auld Fella

“Airy” might not be the word most closely associated with pubs, but this Irish bar and restaurant is just that. With a patio along a pedestrian-friendly stretch of Culver Boulevard and full open-air seats along the sidewalk, this downtown Culver City spot takes advantage of its location. While darker liquors are unsurprisingly the specialty here, ordering a lighter cocktail — a paloma or margarita, maybe? — is an easy choice for a hot summer day.

9375 Culver Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232

18. High Rooftop Lounge (Hotel Erwin)

1697 Pacific Ave, Venice, CA 90291
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Venice Beach’s Hotel Erwin has a rooftop bar tailor-made for summer happy hours. It’s as close to the ocean as a rooftop joint can get — less than a block separates the Erwin from Venice Beach — making sunsets at High a magnet for visitors and locals alike. Summery drinks are a must here, which makes the “Thyme For Some Action” (Milagro tequila, ginger, honey, grapefruit, thyme, and lime) a go-to. If you’re going with a group, reserve the VIP booths in advance — they’ve got the best views in the house.

1697 Pacific Ave
Venice, CA 90291

19. Tacolicious

1129 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Just around the corner from the Manhattan Beach Pier, this location of the mini-chain is close enough to the ocean to smell the saltwater. The titular hand-held dish might be perfect as a grab-and-go when walking down to the water, but taking a seat on the breezy patio and ordering a margarita picante (made with Milagro Silver, habanero, lime, and agave) with some made-to-order guacamole is the way to go. Taco Tuesday here is (appropriately) a weekly holiday, with discounts on pitchers and taco kits from 5 p.m. until close.

1129 Manhattan Ave
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266