Hop Louie: "drinking in chinatown" Los Angeles Nightlife Tip by rattay

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Hop Louie's is both a restaurant (during the day) and a bar (at night), but I've only been there to drink, so that is what i will be talking about. This bar is growing in popularity, but when I first started going there, the clients usually consisted of about 3 old chinese men smoking cigarettes and watching tv. As of late, the place has been full of young hipsters. It's a bit of a hole in the wall, but I like that. That and the Tsing-taos are only $3.50 (that goes for the Heineken as well i think). There's a juke box that plays records, but i'm not sure if it really plays what you tell it to or just does as it pleases. The pagoda facade is a landmark and is often seen in commercials and movies.

Dress Code: None

Address: 950 Mei Ling Way
Directions: It's in one of the alleyways in Chinatown, near the wishing well fountain thing and behind the Chinatownland sign. Close to the Chinatown metro line stop too.
Theme: Eating and Drinking

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  • Written Feb 29, 2004
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