Once summer rolls around, there’s nothing better than meeting your friends for drinks at outdoor bars. Now that things are returning back to normal, we can finally enjoy happy hours again. When it comes to outdoor bars, these three in California can’t be missed because they combine food, drinks, and entertainment for one epic experience.
The Bungalow at the Fairmont Miramar: Santa Monica, CA
Set on a brick garden patio, this Baja surf-style bistro has comfy sofas, casual chairs, lanterns, and fire pits. The Bungalow at the Fairmont Miramar serves cocktails, sangria, beer, wine, and bottle specialties in addition to the delicious meals from the hotel’s restaurant the Fig.
The Spare Room – Somewhere Else at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel: Hollywood, CA
Set behind the hotel’s David Hockney-designed pool and surrounded by palms and plants, this al fresco cocktail lounge has delicious cocktails with clever names like “Highway to Bell” and 40-day Dream”. In addition to drinks, there are small plates like wagyu meatballs, grilled ciabatta, and hamachi crudo. You can also play vintage games while there.
L.P. Rooftop at E.P. and L.P.: West Hollywood, CA
Views of the Hollywood Hills and Sunset Strip surround the rooftop bar that has wine, beer, cocktails, happy hour specials and snacks like ahi tuna tartare, asada skewers burgers, and tacos.