Now that the weather feels like it is officially summertime, locals know the prime weather is after the sun sets for the day. If, however, you are brave enough to sit outside during the day, many of our selections below have giant patio umbrellas or misters to help beat the heat. They also all have satisfying drink options like the strong 5 o’clock somewhere cocktail, made with Margaritaville Silver Rum and Paradise Passion Fruit Tequila and Cruzan 151° Rum or the timeless mint julep, made with Woodford Reserve Bourbon, both cocktails are guaranteed to help quench your thirst. We’ve gathered the 15 best outdoor bars around the city that are perfect for the many to come warm summer nights. There are patios, balconies, large backyards, and even some places that are reminiscent of a garden. If you decide to brunch outside, watch the sunset, or have a late night cocktail, these are places to go.
Map points are arranged from north to south.
El Segundo Sol
El Segundo Sol at Fashion Show has Bar Segundo, the outdoor space that faces the Strip. Sit outside during the loco hour, occurring every day from 4 to 7 p.m. for deals like $3 tequila shots, $5 quesadillas and margaritas.