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The Dresden Room

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1760 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 665-4294
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Today
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Bar scene

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Old World Charm in Los Feliz

the Dresden Room has great food at great prices in an old world setting that continues to impress. The wait staff is always friendly, the garlic bread is addictive and the meat, pasta and fish are always perfectly prepared, and delicious

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 26, 2015
BNW-SoCal
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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49 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Top Contributor
129 reviews 129 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

the Dresden Room has great food at great prices in an old world setting that continues to impress. The wait staff is always friendly, the garlic bread is addictive and the meat, pasta and fish are always perfectly prepared, and delicious

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Los Angeles
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198 reviews 198 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

First time here - plenty of parking behind the restaurant for $3.50 but maybe that amount changes.. the interior is a gem- like walking into an Art Deco movie set- white leather like booths-chairs- just to sit in the inside of the restaurant is incredible... the food.. well I think I ordered the wrong things.. fish.. the sand dabs were... More 

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Youngstown, Ohio
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85 reviews 85 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner here very much, although our waitress forgot about the appetizer that one of us ordered. Great atmosphere, and comfortable seating. It got very busy while we were there, so I recommend reservations.

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Portland, Maine
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Been to the Dresden on several occasions. Try and catch Marty and Elaine, if you can, in all their unreal, awesome, campy glory. Food is delicious and not too expensive. Service is friendly and competent. Go have a steak and a martini and enjoy old school Hollywood at its best.

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Los Angeles
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The Dresden's dining room was a location in one of the last "Mad Men" episodes, it's about as authentic as you can get. The ambience is retro-liciously classy, and often overlooked in favor of the kitschy bar scene. After all, what can compete with the infamous Marty and Elayne? The filet mignon, that's what. With their signature garlic bread, salad,... More 

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Gardnerville, Nevada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This was one of my favorite haunts and was so surprised to find that it is still there and the food is still just as great as years ago, hard to find restaurants like this, they usually go down hill with age. It looks the same from the outside, which may be disappointing but the minute you walk in it... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Isn’t it cool when you go a great venue and it hits you that you’ve seen it somewhere before? Well, this is ‘one of those places’. Established in 1954, the Dresden Lounge has been serving some of the best VIP's the best steaks in Los Angeles. The restaurant its self has been featured in a few movies such as the... More 

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

You sit in a dimly lit, white banquette lounge. It is what I remember from 50's films. You feel compelled to order a martini! We didn't, though. Instead we had the best prime rib I have ever eaten; thick, pink and tender. Of course it came with a bake potato with all the trimmings. If you want fusion or modern... More 

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Dallas, Texas
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013 via mobile

This place is know for being in the movie "Swingers". Friends of ours in LA took us here for drinks one night. We had a great time. Get there before the talent goes on to grab a table. Once they start the place is completely packed and you will be standing for ever. Our friends knew this and made sure... More 

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New York City
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75 reviews 75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

This place has been around forever so I'm surprised it has so few reviews. And I'm afraid to review it for fear it'll become too popular for it's own good. The restaurant was empty when we had dinner there on a Wednesday night, but we didn't mind at all. We basically had the place to ourselves, the service was great,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1760 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighborhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: (323) 665-4294

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?