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The Tower Bar

8358 Sunset Boulevard, Sunset Tower Hotel, West Hollywood, CA 90069
323-848-6677
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $35 - $80
Cuisines: Californian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: La Cienega and Sweetzer
Description: The famous Sunset Tower Hotel has undergone its first major renovation since the 1980's. The Tower bar Restaurant is now located adjacent to the newly designed lobby and offers a swank lounge and bar dining experience. Custom made banquettes fit directly into windows that showcase an unparalleled view of the Los Angeles skyline. Art deco design influences include walnut with gold inlay trim in a subtle, muted color scheme. The delectable menu features California Bistro with Italian fare. A dress code is enforced, please call for information.
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San Francisco, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Walked across the street to check out the tower and was really pleasantly surprised but such a cozy and intimate bar on Sunset. Beautiful room, great service and music, but pricey drinks.

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Melville, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Expensive, but tasty meals - unlike the hotel, which was an awful stay. Very trendy restaurant, make sure you're wearing your best! I was waiting for a celebrity to walk by my table.

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Rockport, Maine
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

From the scent of lilies to the immediate warmth of the atmosphere to the view over Los Angeles to the kind and precise service and, finally, to the food, dining at the Tower Bar was just a terrific experience. I ate once on Sunday night, with a friend, and the scene was genuinely friendly, low-key, and sophisticated. We got a... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Visited here with my wife on honeymoon. Tremendous evening. Staff & food were excellent. Crab cakes, artichoke hearts, lamb & salmon were all delicious. Highly recommended meal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

I have spent the last 5 weeks in Los Angeles and had the pleasure of attending the beautiful Tower Bar numerous times. It is by far the pinnacle of Los Angeles Old Hollywood. Atmosphere, food and service were amazing. Soliana, our waitress, was so attentive and funny, she made us feel at home. I will be back in a few... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I will continue to recommend this place for brunch, lunch and dinner because it's great. My first visit here was for brunch. Umm...YUM. The omelets and avocado toasts were unbelievable and everyone was happy with their meal. Customer service was top of notch. The manager (supervisor Angel) came to our table many times just to check how are we doing.... More

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Andover, United Kingdom
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193 reviews 193 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This restaurant/bar is in the 1920s style, quite old-fashioned, fabulously discreet, excellent, but 1st class food (my husband ordered off menu and the chef put together a memorable seafood & smoked salmon sald). I had scallops, we had puddings and biscuits. Staff are fantastic. Would go again if I won the Lottery! (No, it;s not cheap.)

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Had the pleasure of several meals at the Tower Bar during a getaway to LA staying at the Sunset Tower hotel. The service at the Tower Bar Restaurant was impeccable, from the welcome by Kelly to the check-in by Angel who wanted to ensure all was good which of course it was thanks to Vika's attention to our needs. The... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We arrived and were seated on the terrace. When we asked to be moved inside (we had, after all, come for the decor and the 'experience' not just the food) they obliged but the table was absurdly cramped. This meant 3 had to sit on small banquette and had no room to move their arms! The food was delicious thou,... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Service was good, food was good, atmosphere was good, check was somewhat expensive. Shame about the rest of the hotel.

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