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8358 Sunset Boulevard, Sunset Tower Hotel, West Hollywood, CA 90069
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $35 - $80
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Californian
West Hollywood
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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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English first
Top Contributor
1,593 reviews 1,593 reviews
494 restaurant reviews
418 helpful votes 418 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I've only been here once, and that was (more than) enough. Scene was way cool but the prices were ridiculous. $18 for a glass of chardonnay? NOT.

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Los Angeles, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Great Atmosfere but the food is average, it used to be better, something has changed and it's a pity because the menu used to be so much better and with more choices... Still lovely to sit and enjoy the elegant people, hope they catch up with the food again soon

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Metairie, Louisiana
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Made a reservation for a party of 7 in the Tower Bar well in advance of desired date. A couple of days before visit, we called and spoke with hostess informing her it was our first time and asked for her suggestion on keeping Tower Bar reservation or dining at Terrace. She suggested Terrace for views, etc. and sunset. Never... More 

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Oceanside, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

Tony, our bartender, was excellent! Gave great recommendations and wonderful service. Was such a pleasure to talk to, very knowledgable, and really made our experience there memorable. Lobster tacos were amazing too! Will definitely be back next time we're in town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I stay at the Sunset Towers Hotel about one a month for work and am NEVER disappointed with the food or service. I had a fantastic Cobb salad today and was fortunate to have Jon and Joseph serving me. I wanted to order an Allagash white to go with my salad, but they were all out. Joseph immediately suggested a... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The bar is not at the top of a hotel as the name may suggest but it's on ground level but has nice views because the hotel is on a hill. Drinks are more expensive than average.

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We loved the chic and sophisticated atmosphere. Derek, our bartender was a real professional! He made us feel comfortable immediately and did the same for everyone at the bar that night. The drinks were amazing too! I noticed a woman dining alone and Derek serviced her beautifully too, knowing how to advise her on her food and drink selections and... More 

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Los angeles
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I loved the terrace restaurant by the pool! The food was great and the service was so kind and helpful. Angel was one of best waiters due to his kindness and fast service. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone who is looking for a nice view and good food and staff.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The blonde hostess was the only off-putting feature to the bar -- I waited over 2-1/2 hours for a seat at the bar and found little comfort from her cold attentiveness as I rang-up my bar tab while seated in their waiting / holding area. I returned later that night to check-out the bar, having moved my dinner to the... More 

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Florham Park, New Jersey
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant is like no other!! Expertly crafted cocktails, excellent food and professional service in a beautifully decorated restaurant with 1930s ambiance.

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Additional Information about The Tower Bar

Address: 8358 Sunset Boulevard, Sunset Tower Hotel, West Hollywood, CA 90069
Phone Number: 323-848-6677
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  West Hollywood
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 35 - 80
Cuisine: Californian

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