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Mother Lode

8944 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069-4902
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Interesting Place on a Friday Night

A casual bar with a snooker table though no one was really playing, instead using it to sit. The... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2017
Gailani I
,
Muscat, Oman
via mobile
Very much of a Dive

My boyfriend and I thought we'd check out the WeHo gay bars. Turns out there are like 4 within a... read more

Reviewed February 16, 2017
decljust
,
Baltimore, Maryland
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Aug 16, 2017
“Interesting Place on a Friday Night ”
Feb 15, 2017
“Very much of a Dive”
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Cruisy men's bar, with different themes for each night of the week.
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8944 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069-4902
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

A casual bar with a snooker table though no one was really playing, instead using it to sit. The drinks are quite strong (but that is the trend in California). The bartenders were sweet & charming and the place had some great music.

Thank Gailani I
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

My boyfriend and I thought we'd check out the WeHo gay bars. Turns out there are like 4 within a few blocks of each other. We stopped here last. It was really dark and we were skeptical of going inside but I pressured him to...More

Thank decljust
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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Cheap drinks that are so strong. Energetic, fun crowd. Had the best night ever on a Tuesday night. Hot bar tenders. Wow hot!!! I can't wait to come back. Hope you still here

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Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

Some could argue that The Mother Lode is an anchor in the West Hollywood gay community. It has a long, colorful history in the community and is a centerpiece. As flash in the pans like Pump open door and try to change the neighborhood, The...More

Thank James S
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Reviewed 12 June 2013

Every time I come to West Hollywood I include a stop at the Mother Lode. It reminds me of a local good time bar. It is always easy going without attitude or overly loud music. The drinks are strong and the bartenders are professional and...More

Thank DrRankin
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Reviewed 7 August 2007

This place is a dive without the divey feel. Some people think that The Motherlode's namesake comes from the high-octane drinks it serves. This place is definitely West Hollywood's guilty pleasure. Everyone, whether they're going to hang out at the more pricey but delicious Abbey,...More

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