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Bardot

Nightclub, Bar, and Lounge$$$$
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  • Clifford
    "... (and Mr. Black is a good party here on Tuesdays)"(6 Tips)
    Michael C.
    "... Night with KCRW's Chris Douridas and an amazing lineup of artists/bands. No..."(3 Tips)
    ThePurplePassport.com
    "main entrance to the Avalon."(3 Tips)
    Casi G.
    "I hear the magic and wine show with David Minkin is fantastic!"(2 Tips)
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  • LA Weekly
    LA WeeklyOctober 1, 2012
    Elegant yet fun, decidedly Deco but with modern luxe twists, Bardot is one of the most beauteous clubs in Hollywood! The drinks are divine, but like the hot looks sported here, they're not cheap! Read more
  • Nathan R.
    Nathan RayJuly 30, 2015
    Hollywood Music Director & KCRW DJ Chris Douridas uses this Monday night showcase to debut talent who go on to play MUCH larger venues within months - always for free, often their LA or even US debuts
  • AskMen
    AskMenNovember 19, 2010
    Hit up Bardot on Mondays when in-demand DJ Valida is at the turntables along with Chris Douridas & other guests. Next week, dance to the The Naked + Famous. RSVP online to get in free. Read more
  • Party Earth
    Party EarthApril 3, 2012
    "At 2am on Friday and Saturday nights, Bardot and Avalon merge into one colossal glow-stick-and-electronic-music rave scene” Find out more at: http://www.partyearth.com/los-angeles/clubs/bardot-2/
  • People
    PeopleAugust 24, 2010
    Wonder what Ryan Gosling's listening to? The actor is often found in the deejay booth of this club also known for burlesque shows, jazz and rock concerts–it even has room to showcase new art.
  • Tommy V.
    Tommy VuJanuary 15, 2012
    This lounge has it all, class, swanky decor, a comfortable ambiance, friendly staff and attracts good looking people(obviously one of the most important factors!).
  • ThePurplePassport.com
    ThePurplePassport.comOctober 7, 2011
    Bardot often runs theme nights like “Classic Hollywood”– it helps to get in if you’re dressed for the theme. Entrance is smaller entrance to the side past the main entrance to the Avalon. Read more
  • CityTop20.com
    CityTop20.comDecember 5, 2010
    Not many bars like this in LA. They have done everything right. Great place to take out of town visitors...u will prob see a celebrity or two.
  • Adrian G.
    Adrian GarciaJanuary 16, 2011
    Smoking area in the back... indoors! This place is really dead if you get there too early, it's a bit of a late crowd.
  • Neiki U.
    Neiki UllahFebruary 26, 2015
    Super cool venue for music, with different bars that have different vibes
  • Gretchen S.
    Gretchen SchneiderAugust 31, 2011
    It's a School Night on Mondays. Check out a free show. Tuesdays are Mr. Black, which has to be like a modern day Studio 54. Incredible.
  • CityTop20.com
    CityTop20.comMarch 2, 2010
    One of the best bars in LA. Insane DJs, good people watching, occasional awe-inspiring performances.
  • Jamesson M.
    Jamesson MarshallOctober 12, 2011
    Mr. BLACK L.A. Presents Playboy Party. Winner of L.A. Weekly's Best Dance Party. Open Vodka Bar 9:30-10:30pm. No flip-flops allowed! :)
  • chrissy g.
    chrissy gOctober 15, 2010
    remember when this was spider club? ah, good times. good times. my tip is to try your best to avoid the people waiting in line for the avalon. they are vile.
  • Christine Q.
    Christine QAugust 6, 2013
    Dont ever come to this place. Worst service and venue for anything. Not worth waiting in line for any fucking shit even if its free.
  • John H.
    John HangJune 8, 2010
    1 of the more expensive Monday residencies in terms of drinks. Better music acts though
  • Naz F. G.
    Naz F. GérdabiApril 2, 2014
    AMAZING Wine Tasting + Magic Show by @Davidminkin this past saturday! Greatest thing i've ever seen #magicandwine
  • Michael C.
    Michael CamachoSeptember 18, 2010
    Mondays for School Night with KCRW's Chris Douridas and an amazing lineup of artists/bands. No more need be said!
  • Kenneth R.
    Kenneth RudnickiSeptember 4, 2012
    Stage right stairs tend to be less crowded and being a little higher up gives you a great view of the bands.
  • Mike R.
    Mike RageJanuary 13, 2012
    Don't lie to security when doing something wrong and they will be nice to you.
  • Arnie P.
    Arnie PanameñoJuly 18, 2013
    This place is super cool. Nice atmosphere and the drinks are stiff.
  • Max K.
    Max KunDecember 9, 2011
    Spacious and fun! They close too early though
  • Xavier R.
    Xavier RamirezMay 3, 2013
    Close encounters of the Capitol Records kind... Cool spot!
  • JT T.
    JT TranNovember 22, 2009
    Went in under Andres Regal, some nice talent, but doesn't really start hopping until 1130.
  • Marisa K.
    Marisa KurtzAugust 19, 2009
    Saturday nights there is live music - usually by someone awesome.
  • Greta A.
    Greta AlvarezApril 15, 2012
    Go on Mondays to discover new awesome bands.
  • Daniel C.
    Daniel ChangJanuary 27, 2011
    Leave your phones in the car or make a point of not losing it. This place is cursed for my friends and losing their phones
  • Clifford
    CliffordAugust 29, 2013
    2013 #LAWeeklyWebAwards (and Mr. Black is a good party here on Tuesdays)
  • Katie S.
    Katie SchuetteNovember 3, 2013
    David Minkin's magic is amazing! And they serve great wine!
  • Callan
    CallanJuly 19, 2011
    Flip flops are not allowed friends! If you wear them you will not be let in
  • Casi G.
    Casi GerberSeptember 11, 2013
    I hear the magic and wine show with David Minkin is fantastic!
  • Los Angeles
    Los AngelesAugust 1, 2013
    See nationally-touring indie bands for free at It's a School Night on Mondays.
  • safiya h.
    safiya hyltonMarch 15, 2015
    Be sure to check the calendar for the drag shows
  • Jaysyn L.
    Jaysyn LongoriaOctober 29, 2010
    This was the last place I got to see A.M spin in L.A. R.I.P brother!!
  • Roy M.
    Roy MartinJuly 19, 2010
    Hosted bar 930-1030pm Tuesday nights @ Mr. Black.
  • Rhonda N.
    Rhonda NelsonOctober 28, 2009
    Tuesday is Mr. Black. Awesome gay night.Great djs.
  • AnyClip
    AnyClipApril 11, 2011
    A chase scene from Earthquake was filmed here! Watch it now! Read more
  • K P.
    K PSeptember 20, 2011
    Smoke a cigarette inside, just because you can.
  • sam s.
    sam sanchezOctober 16, 2010
    Best place to smoke indoors!
  • Jamesson M.
    Jamesson MarshallAugust 3, 2011
    Mr. Black L.A. Every Tuesday. Epic!
  • Megan H.
    Megan HealyOctober 18, 2011
    Couch north of dj booth.
  • Brian P.
    Brian PutnamJune 23, 2010
    Wait until after 10
  • Boberto P.
    Boberto PatricioOctober 23, 2010
    fantastic on the right night
  • Alexandra S.
    Alexandra SharkeyNovember 8, 2011
    School night Mondays are definitely good times!
  • Jeff D.
    Jeff DickensMarch 14, 2010
    I heard someone took a dump on the dance floor.
  • Paul™ [.
    Paul™ [K|J]April 23, 2011
    Beer hinakane 6 item's
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    Gaudy and overpriced
  • Erwin L.
    Erwin LemiMarch 11, 2012
    Always a fun place
  • Caitlin C.
    Caitlin CassidyFebruary 1, 2011
    Peter Bjorn and John!
  • Nate C.
    Nate CyphertDecember 23, 2015
    Free music on Mondays!
    Upvoted Jul 16
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