As your Southern California days slip into star-lit nights, the Downtown Burbank bars come alive and a good time ensues. With a variety of entertainment, neighborhood pubs, relaxing lounges and live music, revelers stay busy perusing the walkable streets of Downtown. No matter what your evening hankering might be, the bars in Downtown Burbank offer vibes fit for a fun-filled-dive-bar-kind-of-night or a relaxing and tasteful evening among friends.

Bars, Breweries & Lounges

Start (or end) the night at local favorite, Story Tavern where they offer a great craft beer selection, a variety of games and a neighborhood atmosphere where guests feel welcomed. Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant loves keeping a fresh and rotating tap of top beers and is all about pairing their awarding winning brews with fresh menu offerings. The Yard House complements their 130 tapped beers with a lively atmosphere and delicious American cuisine; while BJ’s Restaurant has an extensive handcrafted micro-brewed selection of beers, a high-energy atmosphere and consistently-delicious cuisine. When it’s game time, Barney’s Beanery and Finney’s Crafthouse know how to host fans. With large TVs mounted to make you feel like you are at the big game, the atmosphere is rich with energy and good drinks. Perfect for sports lovers with distinguished taste, Over Under Public House blends the thrill of game time with a timeless Hollywood feel.

Looking to lounge and sip in a classy setting? Downtown Burbank bars have ample options. If you want a bit of a fairytale evening, stroll to Urban Press Winery, a boutique winery that awes with brick walls, velvet touches of décor, sparkling chandeliers and an impressive wine list. Representing the modern flair of Hollywood, Nineteen26 Bar and Lounge, lends its sophistication to its patrons through its fare and libation offerings. With a daily happy hour from 5 to 7 pm, this is a great spot to begin your downtown revelry. The Terrace combines an assortment of fun and style into a single establishment. With a full-bar, celebrated Mediterranean cuisine, a dance floor and hookah offerings, the Terrace stands out for those looking for a bit of everything (including class) on their night out. Gitana is a Middle EasternEaster fusion cuisine restaurant and bar that doubles as a hookah lounge. It’s the perfect place to find laughter surrounded by friends, great food and a tasty hookah. The Chained Rabbit has perfected the casual romantic ambiance and craft cocktail scene. With elevated bar food and a variety of craft beers, the local favorite is always a good choice.

Entertainment & Music

Is there a better way to start your night than with endless belly laughs? Flappers Comedy Club and Restaurant is a classic entertainment venue, hosting national comedic headliners while serving notable food and distinct cocktails. Round1 Bowling and Amusement keeps the party going with a host of playful options such as bowling, billiards, ping pong and karaoke. Fun times  downtown are common at Fantasia Billiards; with 20 pool tables, foosball and darts, this Burbank favorite serves craft beer and good food in an uplifting sports bar environment. 

Mixing dive bar vibes with the flair of the 1950’s, the Blue Room is a late-night hotspot that is always bustling and always friendly. Although featured in many films, such as Memento, the energy is low-key, old-school and local. Tuesday nights feature live music but every other night the jukebox keeps the crowd lively. When it comes to unique and entertaining establishments to spend an evening out, Café O Hookah Lounge is at the top of the list. The setting is idyllic for an unusual night out, with the extensive list of quality hookah flavors and belly dancers performing to Arabic hits while diners soak up the exotic ambiance. Sometimes a night out on the town starts with a good flick. AMC Theatre 16 is consistently ranked in the top three in the nation due to its large range of amenities such as IMAX with laser, luxury recliners, tasty dining options and an onsite pub, MacGuffin’s Bar. If you’re still craving entertainment after catching a click, you can catch a performance at The Stage.  Enjoy the eclectic shows featuring movie screenings, plays and artist exhibits while you sip and savor the delectable menu.

Nightlife in Downtown Burbank is always spirited making it easy for locals and visitors to find their happy place under the Burbank stars.