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The Thirsty Crow

The Thirsty Crow

Bar, Whisky Bar, and Cocktail Bar$$$$
Silver Lake, Los Angeles
75 Tips and reviews
  • whiskey
  • happy hour
  • bourbon
  • hipster
  • house drink
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  • Anna J.
    Anna JonesMarch 22, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    This bar is one of my favorites! Nothing compares to their signature cocktail The Thirsty Crow! Plus they play great music! Also a pretty bomb sazerac if your into that kind of thing...  mixology
  • Party Earth
    Party EarthJuly 9, 2012
    For a cocktail lovers, try the Thirsty Crow, a mix of Sazerac rye, citrus, bitters, and ginger beer with a lemon wedge and some mint. It’s refreshing, though the ginger beer stings a bit going down. Read more
  • A G.
    A GhoulscoutAugust 3, 2015
    Trendy whiskey bar that doesn't disappoint. Great happy hr menu & live DJ. Highly recommend Thirsty Crow & Cousin Rita!!! Fresh ingredients make it all the more tastier.
  • LAist
    LAistApril 2, 2012
    Named one of the nation's best bars, it boasts a lengthy cocktail list plus a list of over 40 small-batch bourbons. The interior is designed to look very old with dark wood paneling. Read more
  • Esquire
    EsquireMay 24, 2011
    Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. If you happen to be an East Coaster in L. A., you will find no better bar to drink yourself sane. Order a Pappy Van Winkle's, neat. Read more
  • ブルーノ
    ブルーノJune 21, 2015
    From the outside you can't really say how cool is this place, so you just have to get in and try one of their cocktails. The happy hour won't disappoint you either.
  • Shazi_LA
    Shazi_LAAugust 29, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    happy hour from 5-8 mon-sat & 2-7 sun = $5 old fashioneds, slow gin fizzes, manhattans and more... so good (and strong) it should be criminal. also sunday = whiskey appreciation night ($4 specials)
  • A c.
    A cMarch 23, 2013
    Try the Thirsty Crow (cocktail) for the newbies. Then move on to a professional drink like an Old Fashion. Oh, and relax, it's the Thirsty Crow.
  • Justin Eats
    Justin EatsJuly 9, 2010
    Dedicated cocktail-ing in L.A. Lively, dark and comfortable. Primo whiskey roster. Gregarious bartenders. Try signature "Thirsty Crow" cocktail, or one of the-best Old Fashioneds anywhere. Read more
  • Gregory D N.
    Gregory D NavarroOctober 2, 2011
    Amazing artisnal rye and bourbon list. And you telll me another place in LA that has happy hour until 8pm on Saturday -- ssshhh.
  • Jacquie U.
    Jacquie UngerJanuary 18, 2016
    Saturday night was LOUD. Good time, good drinks, good music (lots of old school hip hop), but having an actual conversation was a herculean task.
  • Thrillist
    ThrillistJune 26, 2010
    Keep it classy at this grandfatherly-feeling, bourbon-centric bar's that stocks its shelves with 40+ small-batch distills and pours cocktails like the marmalade Manhattan (w/ Makers Mark). Read more
  • Alan F.
    Alan FromDallasFebruary 2, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    The happy hour prices are awesome here. $5. Head next door to Local, get some local organic food am they'll drop it off for you at the Crow.
  • Jennifer
    JenniferNovember 30, 2014
    Handsome and friendly bartenders, stiff pours, a good soundtrack - I had a great time on a Friday night at this bar.
  • Jessica R.
    Jessica RaeSeptember 2, 2013
    AW: Good bourbon bar. have a mint julep, served in that cute little silver cup with one of the roughly one billion bourbons. move on to an Old Fashioned
  • Jenny M.
    Jenny M.May 24, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Bourbon princess approved! Check out the specialty drinks menu. The Mint Julep was pure frosty cold whisky perfection! And the champagne or wine spritzers!
  • Julio A.
    Julio AvilaMay 28, 2011
    The House drink "Thirsty Crow" is good...something to try....good atmosphere just need more room in there gets packed
  • Caroline
    CarolineJuly 19, 2012
    Looks kinda dead on the outside but feels like a whiskey saloon on the inside. Great happy hour cocktails.
  • @JaumePrimero
    @JaumePrimeroNovember 8, 2012
    One of the best places for Happy Hour in LA! Not complaining about the $5 Whiskey!
  • Guapologa
    GuapologaDecember 13, 2013
    The place has amaZing wiskhey cocktails 😁! But tonight it just stinks. Literally. The smell is horrible. Hope they take care of the situation at the door and inside the place.
  • Kid M.
    Kid MedusaDecember 20, 2010
    Great looking bar and cool atmosphere are the hallmarks of this east-side hipster holdout, but the drinks themselves could be better
  • Brittany L.
    Brittany LucyNovember 10, 2011
    Happy hour is amazing. 5 bucks for a dang good Old Fashioned, Manhatten & drinks a plenty! Just come :)
  • Lina A.
    Lina A.April 27, 2015
    Order the house cocktail...thirsty crow cocktail
  • Shelya J.
    Shelya JonesOctober 5, 2015
    Solid cocktails. Pretty loud inside though.
  • Jin P.
    Jin ParkAugust 24, 2013
    Get Thirsty Crow cocktail. Half of customers order this house cocktail :-)
  • Kesila
    KesilaJuly 13, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Regular Manhattan. Perfection. For beer drinkers they have Allagash on tap. It is a win/win for all.
  • Streeter
    StreeterNovember 13, 2012
    Great spot for a few friends. Thirsty cow house drink is a good start.
  • Kali H.
    Kali HeitholtMarch 21, 2011
    Like numerous others have already stated, the sig drink, The Thirsty Crow is delish.
  • jesus h.
    jesus hernandezAugust 23, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
  • Taylor L.
    Taylor LorenJuly 31, 2013
    Order a thirsty crow off the menu to blend in with the hipster crowd
  • Stephanie A.
    Stephanie AriasDecember 11, 2016
    Old fashions! Good. Atmosphere, good. DJ awesome.
  • Rebekah A.
    Rebekah AdamsFebruary 24
    Amazing array of whisky from everywhere
  • Ryan T.
    Ryan TaalbiApril 21, 2011
    Taco cart outside is bitchin! Try the chkn fajita tacos, BANGARANG!!!
  • Azad A.
    Azad Amir-GhassemiMarch 5, 2015
    Cocktails, whiskey, Manhattan was made with vermouth, which... err...
  • i am backward S.
    i am backward SJuly 8, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Silverlake's local mini Edison...Try "The Thirsty Crow," "The New Yorker," a whiskey on the rocks and finish off with some PBR.
  • Angela F.
    Angela FongJanuary 22, 2011
    Always get the drink that gets served in a jar...(Thirsty Crow Special)
  • Jonathan L.
    Jonathan LipioNovember 6, 2011
    Get the Thirsty Crow: A blend of Rye Whiskey, Ginger, and Lemonade
  • Adrian Y.
    Adrian YuenFebruary 22, 2016
    Great bartenders. Proper cocktails.
  • Harrison
    HarrisonApril 28, 2016
    Happy hour goes until 8. $5 for a perfect Old Fashioned.
  • Sam W.
    Sam WingFebruary 23, 2015
    Stellar cocktails but a little pricey. Sip slowly.
  • Jason C.
    Jason CarlinFebruary 13, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    They have a good beer selection, including Duvel, Chimay Red, Allagash Blonde and Allagash Curieux
  • Brandon H.
    Brandon HJuly 3, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Strawberry fields forever is a new taste. Like nothing I've ever had.
  • M M.
    M MkhanaJuly 10, 2013
    The Sloe Gin is amazing.
  • BJ D.
    BJ DeHutNovember 14, 2011
    Great drinks here! Be adventurous!
  • Melissa C.
    Melissa COctober 18, 2014
    I see hipsters and lots of Buddy Holly glasses.
  • Victor N.
    Victor NascimentoMarch 23, 2015
    Live music on mon and tue
  • Alex K.
    Alex KNovember 12
    Walk up to the bar and order a drink
  • William S.
    William StithMarch 18, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Sharon, Geoffrey, john, and Cooper make this place fantastic
  • V-Ness L.
    V-Ness LittleApril 28, 2011
    The thirsty crow is $12 , Beer is $7. You decide.
  • Luis M.
    Luis MendozaDecember 21, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Get the Thirtsy Crow or the Jack Skellington!
  • jesus h.
    jesus hernandezAugust 31, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
  • Stacey~Marie
    Stacey~MarieJanuary 23, 2012
    jack and giner -> you can't go wrong!!!
  • jesus h.
    jesus hernandezJune 2, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Try the tacos outside they the bomb
  • Neal U.
    Neal U.September 30, 2013
    Its Williamsburg... in los angeles.
  • Corey E.
    Corey EpsteinMay 7, 2010
    the "thirsty crow" house drink is out of this world
  • paolo b.
    Booths in the back!
  • Breanne W.
    Breanne WahlApril 30, 2010
    The signature drink is amazing. I can't get enough.
  • Luis M.
    Luis MendozaApril 29, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Get the Thirsty Crow! It's the best drink hands down.
  • David j.
    David jamesMay 4, 2012
    1 Whiskey, 2 Whiskey, 4 Whiskeeey.. I lost count.
  • Kelly D.
    Kelly DNovember 9, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    bomb street food outside most nights
  • ThirstyinLA
    ThirstyinLAApril 24, 2011
    Bulleit Rye Manhattan FTW!
  • Elizabeth S.
    Elizabeth SteeleSeptember 27, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    Ask Ky for a bear hug- oatmeal stout and pear cider.
  • Callan
    CallanMarch 16, 2011
    If u win at jameson trivia u get a hat
  • Janice Hiromi R.
    Janice Hiromi ReinoldSeptember 24, 2010
    Get the black manhattan here, its awesome!
  • Kristie C.
    Kristie CalmaDecember 3, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Go see Jazzy!
  • Dave V.
    Dave ValdezJuly 13, 2011
    $15 minimum for Credit / Debit
  • 🌈Jessica P.
    I know it's overrun with hipster fail already but I still want to check it out.
  • Ryan F.
    Ryan FaulknerMarch 20, 2011
    If hipsters attack, fend them off with music on the radio
  • Jean K.
    Jean KimSeptember 12, 2010
    death in the afternoon, all the way.
  • Ben O.
    Ben OrenJune 24, 2010
    Stand there for 10 minutes on noncrowded off-night, not get served and then cross the street to the Silverlake Lounge.
  • Edwin F.
    Edwin FigueroaJuly 24, 2010
    Delicious mint julep.
  • Lane
    LaneApril 30, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    The Black Manhattan is delishious.
  • Elizabeth S.
    Elizabeth SteeleJune 1, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    Colt 45 special tonight!!
  • Lauren W.
    Lauren WJune 18, 2012
    If you're deaf like me, skip this bar. Too fucking dark
  • Frances
    FrancesApril 20, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Slowest fucking bartenders on earth.
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