2019 Best Wine Bars in Los Angeles Area

Where to Drink Wine
in Los Angeles

A good wine bar serves a wide spectrum of customers, from neophytes who can't tell the difference between a Chardonnay and a Sauvignon Blanc to experts who want to try a glass of a new release before buying a few cases for their cellars.

At these Top Wine Bars in Los Angeles, presented in alphabetical order, you'll find a good selection of wines as well as knowledgeable staff and, where available, some well-paired food.

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a.o.c.

Mediterranean, French, Small Plates
a.o.c.
14/20
A larger location for a.o.c., the popular wine bar from Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne. See More

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Augustine
13/20
This Sherman Oaks wine bar features a selection of rare wines and seasonal pan-European cuisine. See More
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Mediterranean, Small Plates, Wine Bar
Bacari GDL
14/20
Chic branch of the popular Venetian-style wine bar is just what The Americana at Brand needed. See More

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Barbrix

Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Small Plates
Barbrix
13/20
Silver Lake’s sleek little neighborhood wine bar offers interesting wines and Mediterranean small plates. See More
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Covell

American, Wine Bar, Gourmet Bar Food
Covell
QB
Owners Matthew Kaner and Dustin Lancaster share a passion for wine at this unpretentious, beloved Los Feliz spot. See More
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Esters Wine Shop & Bar
No Rating
From the Rustic Canyon family of restaurants comes this wine shop, bar and marketplace in downtown Santa Monica. See More
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Upstairs 2
13/20
Imaginative small plates are served at this West L.A. wine bar. See More

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Wally's Beverly Hills
No Rating
The wine and spirits shop Wally's has expanded with this Beverly Hills marketplace/restaurant serving elevated bistro fare. See More
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Zinque

Small Plates, Wine Bar, Breakfast
Zinque
13/20
A European-style wine bar with light bites and coffee, too. See More

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