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Thunderbolt

4.7 (218) $$$$ $$$$ Cocktails

Description

Summary: Chic spot at a city crossroads, welcoming vibe.

Thunderbolt, nestled at the vibrant crossroads of diverse neighborhoods, offers a unique blend of Southern California style and welcoming atmosphere. With its money green walls and plush brown leather seating, this open lobby bar is a natural gathering spot. It entices a variety of patrons with its easy accessibility and friendly approach, treating everyone who enters as a valued regular. Thunderbolt's drink selection is as varied as its clientele, featuring everything from bottle service to a rotating Frozen of the Month. The bar's seasonal cocktails come with whimsical, succinct descriptions, adding to the charm. For example, the Liquid Picnic is "reads like a salad, drinks like a martini," combining London dry gin with citron, tomato, rosemary, and black pepper for a unique experience. Additionally, Thunderbolt offers a selection of tinned cocktails, conveniently canned on-site for those on the move. Complementing its craft cocktails, created by the Park's Finest group, Thunderbolt also serves old-school snacks, ensuring that both your thirst and hunger are stylishly satiated.

Awards

50 Best
Ranked # 9 in North America 2022
Ranked # 10 in North America 2023
Discovery
Ranked # 89 in the World 2023
Google
Good

Location

1263 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90026

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