United States California Los Angeles Los Angeles Guide Things To Do Essentials Restaurants Nightlife Where to Stay Neighborhoods Events Getaways All Los Angeles Top 7 Wine Bars in LA From Laid Back to Upscale, Here Are 10 Not-to-be-Missed Tapas and Wine Spots Written by Shana Ting Lipton Updated 01/02/20 Share Pin Email You don't have to be a vino expert to love wine bars and the great small plates (known as tapas) they usually offer. From Silver Lake to Westwood, here is a list of the top wine bars in Los Angeles. 01 of 07 AOC Flickr/CC/A|O|C This upscale wine bar from the folks who brought you Lucques, features the usual wine, cheese and charcuterie with the bonus of exotic and unusual specials from its wood burning oven. They host regular 'Flights and Bites' events. Check their site for up-to-date details. 8022 W. 3rd St.Los Angeles, CA 90048323-653-6359 02 of 07 Barbrix A reasonably priced Silver Lake mainstay that boasts not only beer and wine lists, but a soda pop list as well. So if it's not a Chianti kind of night maybe you'll opt for Mexican Coke or Faygo Rock & Rye instead. The menu changes often, advertising such tasty plates as duck confit, deviled eggs, different types of chorizos and a selection of veggies and grains that should delight most vegetarians. 2442 Hyperion Ave.Los Angeles, CA 90027323-662-2442 03 of 07 Primitivo Wine Bistro Primitivo has wines from all over the world--Australia, Italy, Chile, Spain, France, South Africa, Argentina and the U.S. They host events like wine tastings, 'Sangria Sundays,' 'Thirsty Thursdays,' and happy hour. Tapas offerings include a lovely beet salad with orange segments, pomegranate seeds and feta cheese in an orange honey vinaigrette. 1025 Abbot Kinney Blvd.Venice, CA 90291310-396-5353 04 of 07 Rustic Canyon The focus here is on boutique vineyards from around the world. Sparkling creative cocktails are also available. As the name implies, farmers market inspired dishes grace the menu--whose creator prides himself on seasonal dishes. The atmosphere recalls a big tree house, charming and, well, rustic. Perfect for a first date or a warm rekindling. 1119 Wilshire Blvd.Santa Monica, CA 90401310-393-7050 Continue to 5 of 7 below. 05 of 07 Upstairs 2 West Siders enjoy the view from the top, Upstairs, that is. This wine store, restaurant and bar features and extensive 'Wines by the Glass Program.' Chef Todd Barrie has fashioned small Mediterranean plates perfectly paired with given wines. For a set $55, wine and food lovers can partake of 'Wine and Dine Wednesdays'--a four-course meal including four wines from around the world (with a brief discussion of the wines). 2311 Cotner Ave.Los Angeles, CA 90064310-231-0316 06 of 07 Vertical Wine Bistro In the heart of Old Town Pasadena, this wine bar boasts over 400 wines from all over the globe. Their chef (the former chef of Opus Bar & Grill and Aubergine) has created a nice petite plates menu. This includes roasted bone marrow, shishito peppers, and grilled artichokes. Up to 100 wines are available by the glass. 70 N. Raymond Ave.Pasadena, CA 91103626-795-3999 07 of 07 Vinoteca Farfalla One of the more established wine bar/restaurants in LA, this Los Feliz hot spot features everything from grilled aged Brazilian style skirt steak to ceviche. The great wine and beer selections are subject to frequent change on the board. Happy hour daily. 1968 Hillhurst Ave.Los Angeles, CA 90189323-661-8070 Was this page helpful? Thanks for letting us know! Share Pin Email Tell us why! Submit The Best Gay and Gay-Friendly Bars in LA's Hip Silver Lake A Wine Lover’s Guide to Los Angeles The 10 Best Los Angeles Beaches Superior Sipping: The Best 20 Bars In Los Angeles The 17 Coolest Bookstores In Los Angeles Celebrity Watching at Top A-List Los Angeles Nightclubs The 15 Best Rooftop Bars in Los Angeles Find Your Groove at These 14 Dance Clubs in Los Angeles Top 15 Comedy Clubs in Los Angeles, California Best Wine Bars in San Jose The Coolest Hotel Bars and Lounges in Los Angeles One of LA's Coolest Nightclubs is in a Converted Power Plant Top 10 Must-See Museums in Los Angeles The Best Happy Hours in Downtown Los Angeles Weather in Los Angeles: Climate, Seasons, and Average Monthly Temperature Is It Safe to Travel to Los Angeles?