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mountain bar is an art gallery as well as a bar, meaning they don't serve food. though the drinks are cheap and the interior isrelatively small. go upstairs and it can either be an art gallery or dance floor.

clientele

local artists and chinese crowd take up this bar. some nights can be crowded and some nights no one at all!!

service

service here is good. the bouncer never give you any trouble and the bar tenders are incredibly friendly.

interior

an eclectic team of artists completely refurbished the former home of chinatown's oldest restaurant, the general lee. on the surface, its striking red paint job, cascading ceilings and feng shui design feel vintage hill street. deeper inspection reveals a

ambience

>> ruby red!! <<

address

473 gin ling way, los angeles, ca 90012

phone

+1 213 625 7500

website

www.themountainbar.com

shop hours

w-sun 6pm-2am

author

superfuture

date

14 september 2011

the product of three longtime chung king road art-scene collaborators, mountain bar is a respite from cutthroat hollywood guestlists and dress codes. the owners encourage more than drinking--they occasionally host creative forums for their core crowd of cronies and other independent thinkers. scenesters are starting to creep in after thebuzz generated by brad pitt's appearance at the grand opening, but the vibe remains unassuming