3200 16th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 552-1633
http://www.elixirsf.com

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Food: No
Live Music: No
Hours: Monday—Friday, 3pm-2am, Saturday 12pm-2am, Sunday 11am-2am
Type of Bar: Saloon
What to Drink: The Bloody Elixir
Why You Should Go: An original from the days of the Der Beginn einer neuen Ara hat mit der Ankunft von Live- Blackjack spielen in Online-Casinos begonnen. Barbary Coast where human life was less important than the next drink.

If you're looking for a historic place to drink in San Francisco, you've got to visit Elixir Saloon, on the corner of 16th Street and Guerrero.

There's been a bar at this corner since 1858, which alone speaks volumes about its history. The current bar was built in 1907 after the earthquake of 1906 leveled the original saloon.

The current owner is a bar aficionado, just like us. He spent a lot of time, sweat AND money fixing the place up to make it resemble what it must have looked like when San Fran was still a wild-west gold mining boom town.

48 Webster Street in Jack London Square
Oakland CA 94607
510-839-6761
http://www.firstandlastchance.com

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Type of Bar: Saloon
Food: No
Live Music: No
Hours: Monday 3pm-11pm, Tuesday-Thursday & Sunday 12pm-11pm, Friday-Saturday 12pm-1am
online casino nbso normal;">What to Drink: Local Craft Beer and/or Local Wine
Why You Should Go: Connection to Jack London, oldest surviving example of Gold Rush era saloon.

Sitting prominently in Jack London Square on the Port of Oakland, is one of the oldest and most well preserved bars on the West Coast, and even in the whole country: Heinold's First and Last Chance.

12808 Victory Blvd.
North Hollywood, CA 91606
(818) 769-0708
http://www.tongahut.com 

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Food: No
Live Music: Yes
Hours: Monday—Sunday, 4pm-2am
Type of Bar: Tiki
What to Drink: DB Punch or the Rhumboogie
Why You Should Go: Oldest existing (original) Tiki bar in
the LA area, great décor, killer drinks, and the Loyal Order
of the Drooling Bastard.

There are tiki bars and then there are tiki bars. And then there is the Tonga Hut!

The Tonga Hut is located at 12808 Victory Boulevard in North Hollywood, CA. What makes this place so fantastic is the fact that it is the oldest surviving tiki bar in the LA area. Two brothers founded this joint in 1958 after they were inspired by a trip to Tonga.

6245 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 462-5890
http://youtu.be/a9jmCNiTDjQ 

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Food: No  
Live Music: No
Hours: Monday—Sunday, 11am-2am
Type of Bar: Dive
What to Drink: A martini or a PBR
Why You Should Go: Last true bar on Hollywood
Boulevard, celebrity sightings, and the Black Dahlia
history.

There isn't a lot of "original" in Hollywood. Sure they celebrate the throwback,
with films like L.A. Confidential and others (which actually show a director's version of what actually happened there years before) but real, authentic Hollywood? Nah. It really doesn't exist anymore.

Well, that's what we thought anyway when we rolled into town. Turns out though, that on Hollywood Boulevard there's more "real" about five blocks east of Highland than all of the stuff they try to force down your throat at the Kodak Theater.

118 E. 6th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90014
(213) 622-4090
http://www.colesfrenchdip.com

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Type of Bar: Café
Food:
Yes
Live Music:
No
Bar Hours:
Sunday—Wednesday, 11:30am-12:00am,
Thursday—Saturday, 11:00am-2:00am
What to Drink:
Red Car Named Desire
Why You Should Go:
Real, genuine Los Angeles history
(not a lot of that around anymore), superb craft cocktails,
and the tasty French dip.

Cole's P.E. (Pacific Electric) Buffet was founded in 1908 as a stop for hungry casino online workers getting on and off trains above at the Pacific Electric Building, which was the hub for the Red Car line of trains that shuttled people throughout the LA area up until the 1950's.

Cole's is particularly famous for inventing the French Dip sandwich--though there have been a couple of other locations to claim the same but Cole's story is buy viagra online particularly compelling.

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