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Pig 'N' Whistle

6714 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028-4605 (Central L.A)
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Ranked #237 of 8,579 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: American, Eclectic, International
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Central L.A
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Portland, Maine
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Had a lovely dinner here. The food is fantastic, albeit pricey and the martini was exquisite. The ambiance is definitely old school Hollywood. Service was friendly and professional. Dress up, and be prepared to pay a bit and take your time. The experience is worth it in my opinion.

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Moonta, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Found this place while walking about, saw Guinness was on sale only four dollars a pint, stopped and had a Shepherds Pie. Best food I had the whole time I was in LA. Was just like my mother would make, home cooked. Beer was great too, and could not fault the service. Note TV was on the world cup soccer,... More

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Whittier, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I take my kids here whenever we see a show at the Pantages. It's right down the street. There California Nachos are fantastic! They use fried wontons instead of tortilla chips. It can easily be a meal!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I returned to this restaurant just for their amazing nachos that are made with won ton chips, melted cheese, tomatoes, guacamole and sour cream. Drove 300 miles to get them!

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Holmes Beach, Florida
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

As a first time visitor was not impressed with the bartender .... Every other word out of her mouth was the f word ...she was not attentive and sneaking shots while her manger wasn't looking ! I will give her credit that she attentive to her friends who she didn't charge for there drinks overall would not go back based... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

The ambience was great, and the food was surprisingly cool. Had some of the best fish tacos I ever had north of Mexico. However, we waited close to 15 min for our server to find time to stop by our table to greet us and get our order. We were literally getting up to leave when he finally stopped by,... More

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Springfield, Ohio
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49 reviews 49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Right next to Grauman's Egyptian Theatre is The Pig "n" Whistle, an eatery well worth the stop. This is an historic eatery on Hollywood Blvd which opened in 1920's as the concession area of Grauman's Egyptian Theatre. Later it morphed into a soda shop where it is said that Shirley Temple frequented. The restaurant was remodeled in 1999 into the... More

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97 reviews 97 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

One of the oldest restaurants in Hollywood - used to be the concession area for the historic 1922 Graumann's Egyptian Theatre (to which it is adjacent). Stopped by for a delicious lunch on a Sunday. The hostess and waitress were both welcoming and friendly. The food was reasonably priced, bountiful and delicious. And the menu was varied. It's a great... More

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Grantham, New Hampshire
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88 reviews 88 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

In 1951, I ate at the Pig N Whistle on 5'th street in downtown Los Angeles. I was 16 years old and worked for Pacific Telephone on 4th and Olive. Oh yeah, I have eaten at several of their other restaurants in other parts of Los Angeles and Hollywoood but there was nothing like the original. What a place. My... More

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London, Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Came here with a large group of convention attendees for an evening of casual dining and drinks. We selected P&W partly for the suitability of their menu (available online at their website) and partly for the ambiance (the building history is also online, but you really need to see the ceiling in the flesh to appreciate it). The restaurant is... More

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