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The Mint

Map & Directions 6010 W. Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90035
  • Full bar
  • Valet Parking


LA Weekly's Description

In a city where history is measured in months instead of decades, the Mint is a real cultural treasure. The bar has been presenting live music ever since it opened in 1937, and Stevie Wonder, Macy Gray, Ray Charles, Zigaboo Modeliste, Leo Nocentelli, Royal Crown Revue and the Wallflowers are among the many notable musicians who've performed on its small stage. The room has a homey appeal, with kitschy artifacts like Johnny Cash paintings and glass display cases with souvenirs from such celebrities as Jackson Browne artfully blended with burnished wooden walls and cozy booths decorated with ornate lamps and plush velvet drapes. The ceiling above the bar is covered with old vinyl 45s, and the overall vibe appeals to rock & roll fanatics and hardcore roots-music aficionados. The large menu puts a fresh spin to classic American, Asian and Southwestern fare with such specialties as calamari tempura, Creole jambalaya, grilled salmon with mango chutney, "twisted" mac & cheese, and smoked Gouda and chicken quesadillas. You can sit at the bar, which has a full range of beer, wine and spirits, or at comfortable booths along the walls. Better yet, find a seat at the tables that abut the low stage for an even more intimate musical experience. Ages 21 & over. Street parking.

Member Reviews

  • kplo
    kplo wrote a review for The Mint
    on 10/16/12

    This is a nice (small) club to catch a show. I saw The Ton-Tons there a while back, and they sounded great.

  • funkyrabbi
    funkyrabbi wrote a review for The Mint
    on 02/24/12

    The presale tix link didn't show up as a proper link- https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/225609

  • rdiaz714 wrote a review for The Mint
    on 07/17/10

    Always a good place to catch some awesome up and coming artists!!!

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  • Nathan L. on 04/13/10

    Join the Mint fan page on Facebook: http://facebook.com/MintLA

  • Alex R. on 06/18/10

    Newcastle on tap

  • Rachelle on 06/22/10

    Decent amount of street parking available during the week. Metered or residential.

  • Brian G. on 05/27/10

    1\2 off beer a wine with first check in here! Score!

  • Nathan L. on 01/29/10

    Vieux Carre Mondays free after 9pm. $1 High Life, $2 red beans & rice, $5 SoCo shots & drinks. The sounds of New Orleans' French Quarter in the heart of Los Angeles.

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