The cold reality is that if you’re a low-key bar person, your options in West Hollywood are almost nonexistent. Save for Surly Goat, of course. Located in a slightly menacing black building on Santa Monica, Surly Goat is one of the best rare beer bars in the entire city, and a surprisingly good spot for a big group. And don’t worry, the crowd isn’t just a bunch of pretentious beer dudes sitting around talking about acidity levels - there’s also shuffleboard, arcade games, and a great side patio.
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Connie & Ted’s used to be the most popular restaurant in LA. Now it’s just a neighborhood spot, and so much better because of it.
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Barney's original location in West Hollywood still has that old-school charm and vibe you want.
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