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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
Highland Village, Texas, United States
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We arrived w/our reservations in hand (from the Beverly Wilshire) ready for what was sure to be a dining experience - the hostess hardly looked up and said that our reservations were for the next night then implied that it was the hotels fault (rude) - the maitre'd looked annoyed then said it was ok for us to sit. He... More 

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New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The Tower bar feels very classic old Hollywood as opposed to the Ivy where celebrities go to be seen. The vibe is classy and romantic but still very cool and fun for all ages. The bar scene is crowded, but not rowdy and it's a great place to people watch while also having an intimate dinner. The food was good... More 

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Top Contributor
1,619 reviews 1,619 reviews
509 restaurant reviews
543 helpful votes 543 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 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 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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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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