Craft Cocktails - Best of 2014

Published Oct 9, 2014

When it comes to cocktails, it's all about flavor and originality. Who makes the best?

Winner
2014 Winner

1. Lock & Key

Voters Love

"I totally loved Lock & Key!! The drinks and appetizers are amazing!! Great atmosphere and service as well. This place..." via Veronica G.

Find It
239 South Vermont Avenue Los Angeles CA 90004
  • Nominee for: Craft Cocktails
    239 South Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
  • Mohawk Bend, Nightlife, Craft Cocktails, 2141 Sunset Boulevard Echo Park Los Angeles CA 90026
    Nominee for: Craft Cocktails
    2141 Sunset Boulevard, Echo Park Los Angeles, CA
  • Tiki-No of North Hollywood, Nightlife, Specialty Cocktail, Craft Cocktails, Happy Hour, 4657 Lankershim Boulevard North Hollywood North Hollywood CA 91602
    4657 Lankershim Boulevard, North Hollywood North Hollywood, CA
  • The Federal Bar, Nightlife, Specialty Cocktail, Craft Cocktails, 5303 Lankershim Boulevard North Hollywood North Hollywood CA 91601
    Nominee for: Craft Cocktails
    5303 Lankershim Boulevard, North Hollywood North Hollywood, CA
  • Liquid Kitty, Nightlife, Martini Bar, Specialty Cocktail, Craft Cocktails, 11780 West Pico Boulevard Los Angeles CA 90064
    Nominee for: Craft Cocktails
    11780 West Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA
  • Bigfoot Lodge, Los Angeles Nightlife, Neighborhood Bar, 3172 Los Feliz Blvd Los Angeles CA 90039
    Nominee for: Craft Cocktails
    3172 Los Feliz Blvd, Atwater Village Los Angeles, CA
  • Beauty Bar, Los Angeles Nightlife, Lounge Trendy Bar, 1638 N Cahuenga Blvd Los Angeles CA 90028
    Nominee for: Craft Cocktails
    1638 N Cahuenga Blvd, Hollywood Los Angeles, CA
  • The Varnish, Nightlife, Craft Cocktails, 118 East 6th Street Central City Los Angeles CA 90014
    Nominee for: Craft Cocktails
    118 East 6th Street, Downtown Los Angeles, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Craft Cocktails
    217 Broadway, Santa Monica Santa Monica, CA
  • Musso & Frank Grill, Los Angeles Nightlife, Cocktails Martini Bar, 6667 Hollywood Blvd Los Angeles CA 90028
    Nominee for: Craft Cocktails
    Multiple locations
  • Barbarella Bar, Nightlife, Neighborhood Bar, 2609 Hyperion Ave Los Angeles CA 90027
    Nominee for: Craft Cocktails
    2609 Hyperion Ave, Silver Lake Los Angeles, CA
  • Trader Vic's LA LIVE, Nightlife, Trendy Bar, 800 W Olympic Blvd Los Angeles CA 90015
    Nominee for: Craft Cocktails
    800 W Olympic Blvd, Downtown Los Angeles, CA
  • Saint Felix, Nightlife, Food, Trendy Bar, Specialty Cocktail, Bar Bites, Craft Cocktails, Happy Hour, 8945 Santa Monica Boulevard West Hollywood West Hollywood CA 90069
    8945 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood West Hollywood, CA
  • The Other Room, Los Angeles Nightlife, Lounge Trendy Bar, 1201 Abbot Kinney Blvd Los Angeles CA 90291
    Nominee for: Craft Cocktails
    1201 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice Los Angeles, CA
  • Next Door Lounge, Nightlife, Specialty Cocktail, 1154 N Highland Ave Hollywood Los Angeles CA 90038
    Nominee for: Craft Cocktails
    1154 N Highland Ave, Hollywood Los Angeles, CA
  • The Basement Tavern, Nightlife, Craft Cocktails, 2640 Main Street Santa Monica Santa Monica CA 90405
    Nominee for: Craft Cocktails
    2640 Main Street, Santa Monica Santa Monica, CA
  • Nominee for: Craft Cocktails
    5221 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood Los Angeles, CA
  • Nominee for: Craft Cocktails
    1159 N Western Ave, Hollywood Hollywood, CA
  • The Mandrake Bar, Los Angeles Nightlife, Cocktails Martini Bar, 2692 S La Cienega Blvd Los Angeles CA 90034
    Nominee for: Craft Cocktails
    2692 S La Cienega Blvd, Culver City Los Angeles, CA
  • Zinc Lounge at Shade, Los Angeles Nightlife, Cocktails Martini Bar, 1221 N Valley Dr Manhattan Beach CA 90266
    Nominee for: Craft Cocktails
    1221 N Valley Dr, Manhattan Beach Manhattan Beach, CA
  • Sage Restaurant and Lounge, Nightlife, Trendy Bar, 6511 Greenleaf Ave Whittier CA 90601
    Nominee for: Craft Cocktails
    6511 Greenleaf Ave, Whittier, CA
  • Eleven Nightclub, Nightlife, Trendy Bar, 8811 Santa Monica Blvd West Hollywood CA 90069
    Nominee for: Craft Cocktails
    8811 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood West Hollywood, CA
  • 17. 31ten
    Nominee for: Craft Cocktails
    3110 Main St, Santa Monica Santa Monica, CA
  • Three Clubs, Los Angeles Nightlife, Lounge Trendy Bar, 1123 Vine St Los Angeles CA 90038
    Nominee for: Craft Cocktails
    1123 Vine St, Hollywood Los Angeles, CA
  • Skybar at Mondrian, Nightlife, Craft Cocktails, Patio Bar, 8440 W Sunset Blvd West Hollywood CA 90069
    Multiple locations
Contest Overview
  • 19,359
    Total Votes
  • 12,249
    Voters
  • 160
    Winners

The 2014 LA HOT LIST awards are based on more than 19,000 votes from local Los Angeles-area experts.

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