Casual, beautiful, and fragrant, Bar Flores is one of the best new places to drink on the Eastside. Located above the recently opened Lowboy and Adamae, stepping into this Latin cocktail bar is like stepping into a different, much better world. There’s a gorgeous patio in the back, the drinks are strong and taste great (the sangria should win some international award), and we have no clue what’s in the air, but it smells better than an Aesop showroom in here. Sure, you’re dealing with the usual Echo Park crowd of NPR shirts, but all things considered, this is a truly excellent bar.
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If you’re looking to get a little rowdy at a Top 40 mash-up dance party in a shockingly un-clubby atmosphere, Bootie LA your ideal Saturday night.
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Guisados has turned into a bonafide chain these days, but it’s Echo Park location remains among the best taco spots in the city.
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Masa of Echo Park Bakery & Cafe
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