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Dan Tana's

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West Hollywood
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9071 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069-5520
+1 310-275-9444
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5:00 pm - 1:30 am
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 1:30 am
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Hawaii
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I love Italian food. I've read the reviews for this place and it was hit or miss. Since I went on a Tuesday night, and my dinner companion wanted to go there-I gave it a try. Upon entering, when I told the tuxedo clad host that my guest was on his way, he greeted me with an aloof, "where is... More 

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Miami, Florida
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54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went on a Sunday night at 7:30 and the bar and restaurant was packed. I would say at least 50% of the people in there were locals (celebs and industry). If you want a drink at the bar you will have to fight your way and order. The maitre d is a jovial guy who clearly has seen it all.... More 

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Thank Jemmy911
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is the real authentic old hollywood ofyester year. You enter into a very dark,cramped small dining room that transports you back in time. The barcrowd is something that needs to be experienced as I'm at a loss for words to describe it. The steaks are terrific and served with a side ofpasta. I love the cesar salad or... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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506 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The happiness factor for me at this iconic resto is the old school vintage atmosphere...red and white table cloths, rattan covered wine bottles hanging from the ceiling, booths, career waiters in proper waiter attire, etc. It's got a big red sauce, New York Italian vibe and if you order the steak you are taking part of it home unless you... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

From the bad smell when we entered, to the huge and over priced entrees to the large portions of tasteless pasta. This place is amazingly overrated, it is extremely expensive, and I would not reccomend this to anyone. LA has so many cool places with great food. Do not spend your money here. We went to Dan Tana's to experience... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

The Hollywood in place for decades. Great food and large portions. Steak, great wines. Fast busy lots of local & celebrity flair. Fun, fun fun!

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Brampton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Yes...you will see celebrities. Yes you will get great Italian Food...Yes the prices are a little high...Yes the service is rushed and above all step back in time to see where Sinatra- Clint Eastwood, George Clooney and the likes hang out for some great Serbian- Italian cooking. Mr. Tana is no longer there (famous Serbian Soccer player)... but the legacy... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

We were a party of 8 and they were most accommodating. It was very tight seating and lots of reaching over head but the service was great. So was the food.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Don't be expecting an "upscale" restaurant; rather, step back in time to an old fashion Italian restaurant with straw-wrapped Chianti bottles hanging around you. The menu is large and traditional, and everything has a very homemade taste. The Caesar salad is the best I've ever tasted. I found the wait staff courteous, although our waiter brought us a very cheap... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

I ate at Dan Tanas with my boyfriend on the first night of a much anticipated stay in L.A. last year. It came recommended by the hotel we were staying at (see: Petit Ermitage). Within walking distance of everything West Hollywood you need, from the outside this classic cottage fronting Santa Monica Boulevard doesn't look like much (the romantic side... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$80
Cuisine
Italian, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special occasions, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 1:30 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 1:30 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 1:30 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 1:30 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 1:30 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 1:30 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9071 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069-5520
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > West Hollywood
  • Neighborhood: West Hollywood
  • Phone Number: +1 310-275-9444

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