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Great little bar

Love this place. Great ambience and the food is lovely. A really great bar full of atmosphere. Will... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
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Great time out on the underground side of town

It's where you'd go hang with the alternative crowd for a good drink and respectable appetizers... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Josef S
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8 Oct 2018
“Great little bar”
6 Aug 2018
“Great time out on the underground side of town”
This bar is a lively local hangout.
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1652 N Cherokee Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028-6212
+1 213-462-9621
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went to see a band that had reserved the back patio. Nice venue, but you can't go out int the back patio area with open-toed shoes, even for private parties.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DavidS15675
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Love this place. Great ambience and the food is lovely. A really great bar full of atmosphere. Will be back very soon.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank karenfanti
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

It's where you'd go hang with the alternative crowd for a good drink and respectable appetizers. Where the music is just quiet enough to let you carry on an interesting conversation. The club next door is open on selected nights for some of the coolest...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Josef S
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a drink and what a find. They claim to have one of the first liquor licenses in LA. The bartenders are first rate and the drinks as well. The lounge next door is a cool find as well.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DKS44
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The four of us went on an old school Hollywood bar jaunt and came across Boardner's. It has a great ambiance from the moment you pass through the red velvet curtain entrance. No waiter/waitress service so you must go to the bar. It's the kind...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I have been to this bar a few times, but recently I had a surprise after-dinner drinks thing planned for my boyfriend there. The girl I worked with, Lyssa, was incredibly helpful and communicated well and regularly with me about this night. I emailed a...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank stephanieh685
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This is a Classic Quirky Hollywood Bar folks.A lot of the patrons are right out of central casting.Great mix of regulars with Millennials.Booths add to the "old cool" vibe of a different era seamlessly mingling in the present. Full bar with very reasonable prices...a daily...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank mike h
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Love this place. The bar area is nice and cozy and fun. Then the dance club is dark and vampy and fun! Will go again and again! Always a great time.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank IronMerMayden
Reviewed 25 February 2016

i'd heard about Boardner's for a long time, but being from the opposite coast i never got to check it out until recently. we went on Friday and Saturday for Black Fridays (80's music) and Bar Sinister (the long-running Goth night) and had an amazing...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank phanteana
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

We were recommended this bar by some locals and we had the best night! The food is cheap and very tasty, the service was fantastic and everyone was friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank AndrewS666_666
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