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The Viper Room

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Address: 8852 Sunset Blvd. at Laherty, West Hollywood, CA 90069
Phone Number: 310-358-1880
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Activities: Drinking, Nightlife, City walk sightseeing
Description: Popular club showcasing rock bands and owned by actor Johnny Depp.
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Dive Bar

We did the typical tourist thing and went to the viper room paid a $12 cover got a terribly made drink listened to a couple of bands with bad acoustics and sound. So yeah we had... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Pensacola, Florida

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San Diego, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

This bar is the ultimate place to see your favorite band - it's small yet perfect and the acoustics are great there...plus, you never know when JD might be hangin out!

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Pensacola, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We did the typical tourist thing and went to the viper room paid a $12 cover got a terribly made drink listened to a couple of bands with bad acoustics and sound. So yeah we had a great time and it is a typical dive bar but worth the stop to get a t-shirt

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Iconic rock pub you'll be sorry to miss. Small, charming and live music - a great and unique atmosphere! Our first taste of LA music venue - and we loved it!

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Who doesn't like the Viper Room? Yeah, drinks are a little too pricey, but it's on the boulevard. I've been at least two dozen times and everyone is always friendly, the sound is always decent and I always have a good time. I typically stay away from Sunset unless I'm seeing live music, but I'll always come to shows here.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

A must see if you're a rock fan. Places like this define L.A. Don't pass this club by. When you're in luck, you might actually see a band you enjoy, though that's subordinate to the overall experience.

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London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

From our 3 week trip to the US, this was a personal highlight. My music collection is still full of 90s US bands and when I found out we were staying just round the corner, I had to check it out. It was also their 21st anniversary and Friday night with Palo Alto and an amazing collaboration with members from... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Went to the viper rooms on a Tuesday night, to watch a band, was very small, and very dark, just what I was expecting! No seating unless you pay for a VIP booth. Drinks were reasonably priced and very strong, and the bar staff were friendly. Good famous sunset venue for watching music, we watched a band called Teenage Exorcists... More 

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Looe, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

Went specifically to see a band and had a fun night. It's not the most legendary strip venue but it's still a pretty cool place. The sound and the set-up for the bands was good and the drinks were surprisingly reasonable - was expecting it to be expensive and it wasn't. Only downside is, it's tiny and there is no... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

quite ok place, if You manage to look beyond those 350 pound bouncers. Then You are free to do whatever You want, that means whatever your nose desire. There is no California smoking Laws or any other Laws for that matter inside there. So its full on rockn roll all night long any Way You dig to do it. Only... More 

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Franklinville, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We paid quite a bit to see the show in a tiny little room. The bar was fine but there was no where to sit. They only had VIP tables that were WAY out of our price range. Typical rock/metal venue.

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