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Verdugo Bar

Not Rated.
Verdugo BarVerdugo Bar
BA SCORE
94
outstanding

38 Reviews
Reviews: 38
Visits: 63
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: n/a
Taps: 22
Bottles: 85
Cask: Y
[ Bar ]

3408 Verdugo Rd
Los Angeles, California, 90065-2835
United States
phone: (323) 257-3408

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Place added by: DavidStickel on 05-10-2008

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Reviews: 38 | Visits: 63
Reviews by drewone:
Photo of drewone
4/5  rDev -6.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5

From the outside looks like an old cocktail bar - very low key, slightly grungy. Walk in, very dark, long bar, some booths. Go out back and there is a really nice "beer garden": pick-nick tables and shade, very casual. Would love to hang here for hours on the weekend. Food trucks park in the lot next door and there is an opening in the block wall where you can order. I guess they also have bands sometimes. In a bit of a out of the way location.

Visited as Part of LA beer weeks Walkers Wild ride. They were serving FW Lil Opal. Charging $7 for glass - seemed reasonable.

Visited once before, always seem to have a couple of unusual things on tap, plus plenty of other decent stuff. Have a fridge with interesting, somewhat harder to find bottles (didn't seem like a crazy mark up for a bar).

Service is brusk, but no complaints.

Note - must spend minimum of $10 to use CC, might not seem like a problem, but as I had already been to Far Bar and it was 4 in the afternoon, I could only do one drink. Luckily I just had enough.

If your in the area definitely worth a stop. (1,080 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of Teen-o
3.81/5  rDev -11.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of PretzelCity
4.22/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of blues_fever
4.46/5  rDev +4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Thepleasantimbiber
4.69/5  rDev +9.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Ghostman25
3.75/5  rDev -12.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Buzz3d
3.48/5  rDev -18.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 1 | selection: 4

Loved the vibe of the bar, GREAT selection. Pliny was $12 a bottle which was a little steep. The bartenders were HORRRRRRRRRIBLE!!! After spending almost 70 dollars at the bar she said I could only 2 tastes off the draught. They had a Stone "Enjoy After" in their fridge which should not have been chilled till atleast 2015. Over all I will still come to this bar, but could really care less for the service. (408 characters)

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4.32/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of smb
3.44/5  rDev -19.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 1 | selection: 4.5

Great tap and bottle list almost all the time. Decent dive bar vibe with a spacious outdoor patio. Service and the staff are horrible though. A lot of macho gangster wannabe's work the bar, and random white girls, who likely just moved to LA from the mid-west.

Instead of appreciating the fact that their customers are passionate about the product they're selling, the staff act high and mighty and condescend to the customers. None of them seem to know or care about beer.

Basically, Verdugo Bar gets good shit on tap... but with so many other choices in the area that have better service and attitude... Eagle Rock Brewery/Public House, Hermosillo/Highland Park Brewery, Glendale Tap, etc... it's better to avoid this place unless they have an exclusive special event going, like BCBS or PtY. (799 characters)

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Verdugo Bar in Los Angeles, CA
94 out of 100 based on 38 ratings.