Back to All Things to Do. Showing results in neighboring cities. Send Us Feedback Enter your email. The classic dive bar underwent a recent exterior facelift, but luckily, is pretty much unchanged otherwise - good news for those seeking mixed drinks that are actually just full cups of well tequila. Log in to get trip updates and message other travelers. Sitting directly next door to The Abbey, the crowd at this aggressively by-the-books club is mostly comprised of circuit gays and overflow from its more famous neighbor.
We respect any bar that pulls off a punny name, and Hi Tops makes the cut.
The high-school-themed space is big and open, which is ideal for hot guys to stand around and look at each other until somebody makes the first move. Mother Lode is another one of those West Hollywood staples that has withstood the test of time. Elsewhere in Boystown, attitude and preening may best define the current posture of patrons, but not at Mother Lode—here, the vibe, from the bartenders to the crowd, is casual and the only attitude allowed is "friendly.
Always buzzing but rarely uncomfortably overcrowded, St.