Tonga Hut, Hollywood

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.

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Cole's P.E. Buffet, Los Angeles

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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La Posta de Mesilla, Mesilla

2410 Calle De San Albino
Mesilla, NM 88046
(575) 524-3524
http://www.laposta-de-mesilla.com

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Food: Yes
Live Music: No
Hours: Tuesday—Thursday, Sunday 11am-9pm, Friday—Saturday 11am-9:30pm
Type of Bar: Saloon
What to Drink: Fine tequila on rocks or a Chilerita
Why You Should Go: The sheer history of the place, stand in the footsteps of western legends, like Billy the Kid, Ulysses S. Grant and others.

La Posta De La Mesilla, located in (surprise) Mesilla, NM, is drenched in old west history. Originally a stage stop for the You can apply for Medicaid using the Minnesota Health the health insurance marketplace Exchange. Butterfield stagecoach, the building that houses La Posta was part of the western legacy of characters like Billy the Kid, Kit Carson and others.

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