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Trader Vic's - CLOSED

800 W. Olympic Blvd Suite A120, Los Angeles, CA 90015 (Central L.A)
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Price range: $31 - $50
Sun 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri 11:30 am - 1:30 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 1:30 am
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Central L.A
Cross street: Figueroa and Francisco
Transit: L.A. LIVE is located at 800 W. Olympic Blvd. in downtown Los Angeles, near STAPLES Center and the Los Angeles Convention Center. The L.A. LIVE campus is only a 5 minute walk from Pico Station (Blue Line) and a 10 minute walk from the 7th Street Metro Station (Red/Purple Line).

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English first
Lake Forest, California
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Food was good but not worth the price. I would bring any friends or family members visiting here but I wouldn't proactively come here. I spent $50 even after the Groupon deal! I would have to say thought that the staff was extremely polite and helpful. Thanks but no thanks.

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Oceanside, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Deep fried horrible food. The setting is old the bar was closed,whole place should be imploded. Food was just like you get at a fast food restauant

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Near Toronto
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We ate at Trader Vic's before going to the Staple center for a hockey game. Great food at good prices. They even had a happy hour before the game.

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Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Closed earlier this month. Surprised it lasted this long. Los Angeles, Palo Alto, Phoenix, and Chicago locations are closed. The only ones left are Emeryville Portland, and Atlanta. There is also a location in the Beverly Hills Hilton, but that location does not have a restaurant.

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Los Altos, California
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88 reviews 88 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Decided to close out our evening at Trader Vic's. A group of us stopped in and I had a hankering for an Original Mai Tai. While waiting for it to arrive, the oddest crew appeared before my eyes. A pub crawl of Trekkies. Right there in their red shirts, phasers in hand. This was obviously their last stop as they... More

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Arlington, Texas, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We popped in for a flight or "surfboard" of Mai Tais and appetizers. Amazing inventive puu puu platter with fab coconut shrimp. I did not care for the house Ma Tai, which was a lot of fruit juice and rum, but the 1947 version was a gin lover's dream! Everyone went crazy for the Guava version and we gobbled up... More

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St. Albert, Canada
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68 reviews 68 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

We were so excited to try here as we have heard alot of good things... When we arrived we liked the decor and atmosphere...that all changes.... We ordered...I ordered House Salad with Bay shrimp and my mum ordered a half chicken.... What she got was not a half chicken it was tiny! I thought my shrimp had a funny taste... More

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Foothill Ranch, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

My wife and I wanted to try something different and Trader Vic's provided that. The waiter was outstanding and recommended two wonderful meals.

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Service was great, but the prices were a little on the high side. A little dated in the décor, but that is half the charm

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Los Angeles
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92 reviews 92 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

A group of 6 came here before a concert at the Nokia and since we had reservations we were seated fast; we enjoyed their specialty drinks but the food was either too salty or portions were extremely small for the pricing; in the future I will come here for drinks and appetizers since the location is great for concerts at... More

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