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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
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Price range: $35 - $80
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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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Adelaide, South Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Came on a Monday night (Sunday and Mondays are the quietest) to celebrate our 14 year anniversary. Were seated in the best and most private seats in the restaurant. Five star all round. We ordered the 3 course special being green salad, Fried chicken and vegetables and warm chocolate cake. The chicken was the crunchiest and best tasting ever had.... More

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Warrenton, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

During our stay at the Sunset Tower Hotel, we had dinner in The Tower Bar (Dannon was an excellent server), along with late lunch/happy hour (Bethany was a pleasure as well). Food and service were perfect from our point of view.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

great drinks and a pleasant atmosphere.. we were taking our time, and didn't feel rushed in any way... and it was busy..

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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
12 helpful votes 12 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
9 helpful votes 9 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
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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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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200 reviews 200 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 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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