2692 S La Cienega Blvd, Culver City, CA | Directions 9003434.033764 -118.376142
Neighborhoods: West LA, Palms
This was the worst experience of my life. I used to come here all the time but during the week. Apparently, some muscle head outside decided to literally yell at my friends and I because one of them was planning to park his motorcycle next to the tree out front where I've seen plenty of people park on other occasions. Problem is my friend literally just won an Oscar and we wanted to hit a low key spot to chat and grab a drink. He was rattled as well as his wife and it was unwarranted. The fact that this bar would allow such idiocy to represent them is atrocious. I will make it my point to spread as much bad news about this place as possible every chance I get.
Sure shot for the over 30 hipster crowd – it's right in the middle of art gallery row on La Cienega, between Venice and Washing Blvd. In fact I thought it was just another modern art gallery until one day hearing music coming from inside while walking by.
Whack! But Hey...They Tried..Good Drinks Though! – Went on a Wed night, and the place was empty accept for the patio, filled with sausages. Now, for a single girl this could be a potentially great thing, however, these guys...were into themselves.
Drinks: The greyhound: is great, it tastes like a gin and juice but not quite. But for nine bucks, who's complaining.
The crowd: Whack! Nasty, hateful bitches. At first sight they looked like Lower East Siders (NYC) but on closer inspection, they were really just Westside Bums.
I had the feeling I was Crashing their party...Whack ! Whack! Whack!
Music, well..um...there wasnt any really, that I could describe to you now.
The Vibe: Whack! Really, not artsy, not westside, not really anything cool, but a bunch of sausages that wanted to stay sausage....
Cute door guy though.
I wonder if it was "Covert Gay NIght" or something?
Former gay dive debuts as sophisticated lounge near Culver's gallery row. – In Short
An unassuming white-brick entryway on a speedy-strip of La Cienega yields an artsy bar for highbrow locals and quirky gallery girls. The interior mixes iconic design elements like cut-wood benches and simplistic wire stools with exposed pine ceilings and walls ala 1970s Big Bear. Raw concrete floors and a glossy blue bar add a colorful backdrop for the revolving projection displays and occasional art house film. The tucked-away terrace offers refuge for smokers, as well as seating for small plates and charcuterie seekers.
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