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Best Nightlife Spots in Ktown LA [Updated 2022]


  • Days Open: Friday and Saturday
  • Music Type: Top 40, EDM, and Hip Hop
  • Cover Charge: Does not have a cover charge on most days
  • Opening Time: 9:00 PM
  • Closing Time: 2:00 AM
  • Location: 3319 WILSHIRE BLVD

Arena Ktown is an amazing nightclub, bar, and lounge with a fully operational kitchen & 7 karaoke rooms located in the heart of Ktown Los Angeles. Fridays and Saturdays are 21+ and over Hip Hop and R&B nights, while Thursdays will be for collegiate 18+ events with Hip Hop and R&B music. The venue can also be used as a special events music venue, private parties, corporate functions and pop up dining.

Terra Cotta

  • Days Open: Friday and Saturday
  • Music Type: Mostly Top 40
  • Cover Charge: No cover charge most nights
  • Opening Time: 10:00 PM
  • Closing Time: 2:00 AM
  • Location: 3760 Wilshire Blvd

Terra Cotta is the newest restaurant venture from 6th Avenue restaurant group. Their menu draws inspiration on a global scale (incorporating not only Korean elements, but also Japanese, Latin American, and other regional influences)—a direction representative of the melting pot that is Los Angeles. Between the delectable selection of house made cocktails, 24 craft draught beers, and a broad and global wine program, Terra Cotta offers something for everyone. The expansive interior offers touches of vintage glamour, such as 20-foot-high ceilings dotted with chandeliers, and grand tufted matte black booths.

Mama Lion

  • Days Open: Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
  • Music Type: Top 40, R&B, and Hip Hop
  • Cover Charge: No cover on most days
  • Opening Time: 7:00 PM
  • Closing Time: Thursday – 1:00 AM; Friday & Saturday – 2:00 AM
  • Location: 601 S Western Ave

Pinkies up, ladies and gents. Owner Robert Kim and chef/partner Michael Hung’s glamorous new Koreatown restaurant, Mama Lion, has officially opened its doors, adding yet another key player to the neighborhood’s thriving culinary scene. This glitzy new supper club, located on the corner of Western Avenue and 6th Street, is making a serious statement with stunning, high-concept interiors and an impressive, upscale menu. From seared froie grois and caviar service (yes, you read that correctly) to uni tostadas and apricot soufflés, the seasoned chef is serving up a little taste of luxury that’ll pair perfectly with the range of craft cocktails prepped by Aiden Demarest.

Break Room 86

  • Days Open: Tuesday –  Saturday
  • Music Type: 80’s Music
  • Cover Charge: No general admission
  • Opening Time: 9:00 PM
  • Closing Time: 2:00 AM
  • Location: 630 S Ardmore Ave

Enter through the loading dock off Ardmore, then walk through an employee entrance. From there, you’re directed down a grey, glossy-walled hallway past the hotel kitchens and ice machines. The end of your destination is what was originally designed as the hotel employee break room, now transformed into L.A.’s newest ’80s bar – Break Room 86. Once inside, you’re in an underground New York dance club from the ’80s. It’s a transportive experience that brings a new element to the nightlife scene.

Thirteen Play Lounge

  • Days Open: Wednesday –  Sunday
  • Music Type: Techno House, Live DJs
  • Cover Charge: None
  • Opening Time: 8:00 PM on Wed, Thurs, and Sun; 9:00 PM on Friday and Saturday
  • Closing Time: 2:00 AM
  • Location: 3474 W 8th St

One of the newest clubs on this list, Thirteen Play Lounge debuted at the beginning of the year with strong public support. The lounge is beautiful, spacious, and full of stunning decorations that highlight its elegance. It has LED lights, phenomenal ambiance, and massive projectors the all work together to set the tone, and the venue is super easy to get to because you can park right in front on the street if the parking lot full.


  • Days Open: Tuesday –  Sunday
  • Opening Time: 6:00 PM
  • Closing Time: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday –  12:00 AM; Friday and Saturday – 2:00 AM
  • Location: 3330 Wilshire Blvd

If you were as devastated as the rest of us when the original Intercrew restaurant at at 3465 W 6th St closed down, you’ll be excited to hear that a new venue under the same name is opening up! The owner, Richard Nam, has a great track record of friendly hospitality and high quality food through his work at Korean BBQ joints. He aimed to keep the overall concept the same, while adding its own flair to make it unique in many ways.

Apt 503

  • Days Open: Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
  • Music Type: Rap and Hip Hop
  • Cover Charge: $0 – $20
  • Opening Time: 10:00 PM
  • Closing Time: 2:00 AM
  • Discotech Perks: 50% off tickets purchased with promo code DISCO
  • Location: 3680 Wilshire Blvd 5th Floor

Apt 503 is an upscale lounge in Los Angeles that provides guests with an impressive selection of beers and wines. It’s a low-key club with great energy that locals have dubbed it an “amazing hidden gem in Koreatown.” Definitely an awesome place to meet up with friends, dance to live music, and have a good time with a hand-crafted cocktail in your hand.

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