Imagine you sit down at a restaurant for the first time and you're pleasantly surprised to learn that it allows BYOB. Too bad you didn't call ahead and stop for a bottle of vino on the way! Enter: Drizly. Download the Drizly app or browse right here on Drizly.com and within minutes you'll be browsing the widest selection of beer, wine and spirits available online. Select the best bottle from your local retailer to match your pasta dish or beer for your burger, place an order and expect delivery to the restaurant's doorstep. All in under 60 minutes.
Let's take a spin through these yummy Los Angeles BYOB restaurants.
(16912 Parthenia St, Northridge, CA 91343): This restaurant serves up Caribbean inspired dishes with an L.A. flare – salmon Negril and jerk chicken enchiladas, just to name a couple. They also allow you to bring your own bottle.
(7615 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036): Located near The Grove, this place has loads of vegetarian and gluten free options and is BYOB friendly with a modest $4 per person corkage fee.
(2301 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90068): One of the most popular concert venues in L.A. is also open to BYOB. This is not a restaurant, but is worth a mention, because any place where you can buy tickets to check out your favorite artist, while enjoying your favorite drink from home deserves a shout out. No kegs or hard liquor are allowed.
(332 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA): This is a good place to try out if you're craving Italian food in downtown Los Angeles. Their BYOB rules are as follows: Corkage is $3 per bottle of beer. $10 for first bottle of wine and $15 for each additional. No more than 1 bottle is permitted for every 2 guests.
(25653 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265): Proudly serving some of the freshest seafood in Malibu, Western Los Angeles County, they're also BYOB! Sit out on the patio with your catch of the day and enjoy a cold one.
(1800 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026): Masa is described as a family-run pizzeria turning out Chicago-style, deep-dish pies with vegan options, plus bread pudding. You guessed it, they're BYOB.
(8200 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046): Pinches Tacos has a few locations across Los Angeles if you're looking for juicy tacos, but the Sunset Strip location is the only one that allows BYOB.
Alright, time to start shopping for the perfect pairing for your BYOB stop.
The state of California allows customers to bring their own alcohol to a licensed premises, and one can only bring alcohol that could have been sold by the licensee at the establishment. So if a restaurant only sells beer and wine, one cannot bring in vodka.