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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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8:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Activities: Nightlife, Drinking, City walk sightseeing
Description: Popular club showcasing rock bands and owned by actor Johnny Depp.
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Rock n Roll night out

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Looe, United Kingdom
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Looe, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
16 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW 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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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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Perth, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I have wanted to visit the Viper Room for years now and finally I was there last week! I didn't really know what to expect. The place was smaller than I had imagined, but it was a very cool place with painted black walls and a rock n' roll atmosphere. The bar staff were very friendly and the cocktails were... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We stayed nearby so decided to,visit,,,we expected a small place...it was tiny...and intimate....the bands were great...so much fun...must have been a blast in its day...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

A fun bar on Sunset. Full of an eclectic mix of partiers based on the bands of the night. Some of the biggest bands have played surprise shows at this 250person venue. Surprisingly good mix of booze behind the bar, but normal Hollywood prices, which tend to run high. Most bands are Rock, Goth, Punk, Industrial, Metal, etc, so the... More 

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Motherwell, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Visited the Viper room due to its legendary status and it was a really fun night out. We visited and watched Bravo Delta, Future Villains and Dead End Sky. Sound quality is superb and there is a great ambience in this venue. Only drawback for me was the cost of drinks. Granted it is on the sunset strip but you'll... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This was our first taste of LA music venue, and we were the last to leave, bands were good, drinks a little expensive, bar persons very fun.

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Sydney, Australia
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 via mobile

I loved the viper room ! Although it does look like a bit of a black den but I loved the atmosphere. They had a fantastic band playing the night I went and there was some very cool people around. If you are not a band person and love your average nightclub scene then the viper isn't for you !

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Small venue with a nice extended stage, great place to check out a band and be close to the stage. I liked sound system and the mix. I've checked out a few bands and played here a few times myself, and I enjoyed each outing. Beer is around $7 or $8 which is about average for sunset strip...M

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