Los Angeles, US

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  • No.8 North America's 50 Best Bars 2024

An open plan lobby, accented with money green walls and brown leather, Thunderbolt delivers SoCal style in spades. Sitting at the intersection of Filipinotown, Echo Park and Downtown, it’s the natural meeting place of a wide spectrum of bar-goers, making accessibility one of its driving tenets. As a result, anyone who walks through its doors is immediately treated like a regular. Whether you’re in the mood for bottle service or the Frozen of the Month, Thunderbolt has drinks ready to suit a range of styles. Serves on its range of seasonal cocktails are paired with short descriptors. The Liquid Picnic – London dry gin, citron, tomato, rosemary, black pepper is summed up as: “reads like a salad, drinks like a martini.” Don’t skip its range of tinned cocktails, canned on site, for a drink on the go.

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1263 W Temple St, Los Angeles, California, 90026