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108 W. 2nd st. #101, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (Central L.A)
2136130000
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Ranked #159 of 8,701 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Hours:
Wed - Fri 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sat 7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Bar
Neighborhood:
Downtown
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Main St.
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Arvada, Colorado
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We went for happy hour. Great food and an amazing drink menu. I felt underdressed. Not a jeans and sweater kind of place. Thursday is the best deal for happy hour.

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Los Angeles, California
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86 reviews 86 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This place is reminiscent of a roaring 20's speakeasy in that you walk down a dirty looking alleyway to a non-descript entrance to access The Edison. Upon paying the cover you decend down a long flight of stairs into a strikingly beautiful bar/lounge with very tall ceilings, "Edison" style lighting, and a lot of pre WW2 charm. The Edison has... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Mysterious and dark. Makes you feel like you are on the Silver Screen. Swanky witout the bourgeouis. Go to happy hour to absorb the atmosphere in plain clothes; get on the list if you want to stay for dinner.

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Woodland, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This is,the kind of place so,unique and special that u can't forget. Its like I stepped into another place in time, the roaring 20s. Everyone is so beautiful, the place is dark and mysterious. Really sexy. Yes the drinks can be expensive but again this,is not the bar you go to every weekend. Fun Night at the Edison.

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Yorba Linda, California
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142 reviews 142 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

My husband surprised me with a visit to the Edison. I had been wanting to go ever since a podcast I used to listen to raved about it. It was not anything like I expected. Our hard to get reservations gave us a spot on a very long couch with a small round table in front of us. We were... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We booked 3 weeks in advance for dinner on a Friday evening. Although we had no response and assumed they had no space, we then received an email 2 days before our scheduled time to say a space had been reserved for us. We were unsure how strict the dress code was going to be and did find the bar... More 

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Henderson, Nevada, United States
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This place is not a one size fits all kind of club, you come here and you better dress nice ( unless you're wealthy). The drinks are okay, the food is okay, but its not all about that. It's about dancing and being in a unique environment. Great for celebrations and birthdays, if you're into the club scene. Not recommended... More 

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Brewster, New York
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121 reviews 121 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I really wanted to love this place since the venue itself is super cool. However, there were too many strange annoying aspects: 1) it is VERY dark inside, I mean very dark( you had better have the flashlight app to read the menu) 2) they had a wonderful jazz combo playing on an elevated stage, but there is almost nowhere... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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131 reviews 131 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We came here for an early dinner and drinks before a show at the Wiltern. We were given a cozy booth in a quiet corner. We saw that they had fantastic happy hour specials (40% off certain drinks, highly discounted prices on certain menu items), so we both ordered fancy cocktails. For dinner my husband went with the steak and... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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98 reviews 98 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This is, I suppose, one of the "in" places in downtown LA. it's a 3 story basement private coal fired electricity generating power plant, long disused, until a business genius decided to make it into as weird a club that he could. This includes many screens with strange, animated films. The patrons dress for the occasion. We had a great... More 

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Additional Information about The Edison

Address: 108 W. 2nd st. #101, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone Number: 2136130000
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
Open Hours:
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Bar

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