Verdugo Bar

BA SCORE
94
outstanding

62 Ratings
Verdugo BarVerdugo Bar
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Beer-to-go

3408 Verdugo Rd
Los Angeles, California, 90065-2835
United States

(323) 257-3408 | map
verdugobar.com

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Added by DavidStickel on 05-10-2008

PLACE STATS
Score:
94
Ratings:
62
Reviews:
38
Avg:
4.28
pDev:
9.11%
 
 
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Ratings: 62 |  Reviews: 38
Reviews by MiScusi:
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4.8/5  rDev +12.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

A- The ambience of this place on a Tuesday night was real nice for my tastes. Very laid back, some music playing the background, people sitting around but nothing crazy going on. Ability to have conversation here was very good.

Qual- beers came served nice and cold (how I like it) and the Pliny I had was by far the freshest I've had outside of the Russian River brewpub.

Serv- The bar wasn't the busiest it's probably ever been but the bartender was really on top of things. She wouldn't let your glass run dry without asking what would be next, and drinks would come fast.

Selection- The taps here are a collection of pretty hard to find on tap beers. Selection rotates often. A lot of good beers can be found in bottles too, even some special release type beers.

They serve beers in what looks like 3 different type of glasses - goblet, tulip, or pint. Glasses

Great place overall, would be back a lot more if I lived closer.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Teen-o
3.81/5  rDev -11%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of PretzelCity
4.22/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of blues_fever
4.46/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Thepleasantimbiber
4.69/5  rDev +9.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Ghostman25
3.75/5  rDev -12.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Buzz3d
3.48/5  rDev -18.7%
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.

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4.32/5  rDev +0.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of mig100
3.1/5  rDev -27.6%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 1 | selection: 4

Great tap and bottle list almost all the time. Sleazy dive bar vibe with a spacious outdoor patio. Service and the staff are horrible though. A lot of gangster wannabe's work the bar, and random white chicks, 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 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.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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5/5  rDev +16.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4/5  rDev -6.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of Dutchrubb
4.03/5  rDev -5.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Rapidly becoming my favorite beer joint in LA. The shady neighborhood seems to keep out most of the douchbags and they always seem to have a handful of sours on tap. The Verdugo so far seems to be keeping the California IPA landslide at a distance and the barkeeps seem to drink what they are selling and can talk about the product. High points all around for giving a shit and especially for keeping it scuzzy.

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Verdugo Bar in Los Angeles, CA
4.28 out of 5 based on 62 ratings.
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