We should know -- after serious deliberation, numerous parking battles, and more booze than is healthy, we have determined the ten best watering holes in downtown.
See also:10. La Cita With so many "speakeasies" these days, one often longs for a good ol' fashioned dive, along with its cheap drinks and unpretentious environment. What makes La Cita unique is its personality: Every night of the week the bar has a different theme, from mustache Mondays to thirsty Thursdays to the "angry hour on Fridays." Oh, and don't forget reggae love night on Sundays. 336 S Hill St.; 213- 687-7111 9. Pattern Bar The large windows and spacious layout make Pattern Bar the perfect spot for a daytime cocktail. Located in the fashion district, all the well drinks on the menu are named after fashion designers, including Coco Chanel, Alexander McQueen and Valentino. The drinks are more than just clever names, however, they're crisp and strong, making this spot genuinely "buzzworthy."100 W 9th St.; 213-627-7774