Cigars. Even those who don’t normally enjoy them might be tempted to celebrate Father’s Day, graduations or weddings by sitting down with a good cigar. While all Los Angeles restaurants are non-smoking, there are a few designated Cigar Lounges where you can enjoy a good cigar and a nice cocktail.
The Edison – 108 W 2nd St #101 Los Angeles, CA 90012
This massive underground club is located in the sub-basement of the historic Higgins building. Built in 1910, this former power plant just celebrated its 100th anniversary. The cigar lounge is housed on the ground floor and boasts a nice selection of cigars and a solid cocktail menu.
10 Pound – 225 N Canon Dr. Beverly Hills, CA 90210
This is the place to get a terrific smoke overlooking Beverly Hills. Tucked discreetly on the second floor of the Montage Beverly Hills hotel, this refined whisky bar is also the perfect place to enjoy handcrafted cocktails. Composed of the freshest ingredients and served in Lalique crystal glassware, enjoy from private booths on the outdoor terrace overlooking the lovely Beverly Canon Gardens.
Buena Vista Cigar Club – 9715 Santa Monica Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA 90210
This really is the quintessential cigar lounge in Los Angeles – an upscale man cave in Beverly Hills that offers a fantastic selection of single malt scotch and the bar has a relatively good selection of cigars.
State Social House – 8782 W Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90069
This pub on the Sunset Strip pub has a fairly wide choice of cigars, has a very nice selection of spirits to go along with them. They also have a very nice selection of craft beers, should that be your cigar pairing of choice and a separate cigar area to enjoy your smoke.
La Descarga – 1159 Western Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90006
La Descarga has a wonderful selection of rare rums and spirits, and while their cigar selection is a bit limited, the offerings that they do have are very high quality. You are also welcome to bring your own.