4354 Woodman Ave.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
Chimneysweep +

Lina Lecaro


  • Daily 10 a.m. - 2 a.m.
  • Fireplace, Patio/Sidewalk Dining
  • Parking Lot Available
Opened in 1962 and tucked inside a mini-mall not far away from the retail haven that is Ventura Boulevard, Chimneysweep is the kind of old-school spot the 20-something Valley girls and guys fancy taking over, particularly on weekends. It's retro charming but not in the overt, trying-too-hard way some bars can be. A huge '60s ski-lodge-style fireplace (the big black cone-shaped kind) is the focal point of the room, with a cobblestone table surrounding it for drinks and the bar's all-you-can-eat popcorn bowls. Oliver Twist-style drawings cover the walls (chimney sweeps were actually kiddies back in the day), and an adjacent game room with pool, video games and darts keeps the more-energetic sweepers busy. A great bar to hit during winter time, as the fireplace really heats the place up. Can't get close enough to the fire? The killer drink pours here will do the job.

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