- DateFriday 10/18/2013
- Address6010 W. Pico Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90035
- Phone(323) 954-9400
When hitting up a night club in Los Angeles, one must include The Mint on their list.
The Mint, established in 1937, is a local landmark. Many music greats have not only played here, but broke here. Stevie Wonder, Willie Dixon, Natalie Cole, Ray Charles and more have graced our seasoned stage. More recent prominent artists include Ben Harper, Macy Gray, and The Wallflowers.
Although live music is what they are known for, many people come to the Mint to simply socialize and enjoy tapas style cuisine and drinks. They offer a full bar, including beer on tap and a great wine list to suit any palate and budget. The kitchen is usually open until midnight.
The Mint has a convenient Los Angeles location just 5 minutes south of Hollywood and 10-15 minutes from the Westside. You’ll also be delighted to find a lack of traffic and free street parking. Valet parking is also available.
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