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Hungry Cat

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$$ - $$$
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1535 Vine St, Los Angeles, CA 90028-7304 (Sunset)
(323) 462-2155
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Wed 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu - Fri 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Los Angeles
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112 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wait staff and the host/greeter are very pleasant. The service is friendly and attentive. The wine is absolutely undrinkable. At similar price points, they could certainly manage to serve better wines. The food has been much better in the past. They seem to be resting on their previously well-earned reputation. At $133 for two people, the cold platter needed... More 

Thank LATraveller77
Placentia, CA
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340 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very busy parking lot. We ate outside for Sunday brunch. The service was excellent. The food was average and over priced. We were a party of 6 and the bill was over $400. even though one order was done wrong and had to be re-done and then was so late we took it to go..The mgr. gave us free deserts.... More 

Thank Tzipster
Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the West side of famous Vine Street, between Hollywood, and Sunset is a patio, and interior seating identified as the "Hungry Cat." There are no fancy furnishings. And during the afternoon, in the patio, there is a deep roast cooking container spouting a little smoke. We arrive for a late afternoon experience. (We have been here several times before,... More 

Thank lawoffah
Los Angeles, California
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

Set off of Sunset near Cinerama Dome, perfect for after the movies dining...or after a visit to Amoeba for Vinyl. Inside and patio dining. We chose outside as it is set back from Sunset and vine. Must have the raw Oysters for a start! Not into Raw? Fried Oysters then. Nice selection of items you don't make at home (That... More 

Thank NolH
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Great place if you are oyster lover as my family and I. Went on Monday for special $1 oysters with matching cucumber Hendricks cocktail for $8.5. Just one word AMAZING!

Thank Guli3005
Pasadena, California
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

Don't miss the happy hour if you are a shell fish fan, Oysters heavily discounted on Mondays and good hand crafted cocktails and good beers pints or quarts

Thank S-is-for-Space
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95 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2016

we always eat at Hungry Cat while in Hollywood due to their fresh seafood, especially when they have Uni in stock. The wait staff is always friendly and we have always had a good lunch here!

Thank W.O.F.
San Diego, California
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2016

Stopped in here shortly before 11 pm closing with other options limited. Was not excited with the menu choices but a very good glass of cabernet improved my attitude and the Peruvian style scallops were outstanding. No fancy atmosphere here, but the service was accomplished and the food was surprisingly good.

Thank travelyellow
Traverse City, Michigan
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016

Pre-Theater dinner, and our waitress in training helped us be on time. We chose some fresh seafood so there would be no cooking time and that seafood platter was delicious. It was cold so I had to have dinner with my jacket.

Thank Vanessa G
Glendale, California
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2016

I've been going to this restaurant for about 6 or 7 years and I absolutely love it. I'm always surprised that it's never super crowded and I can always get in without a reservation. My only hesitation is that it's on the pricey side but if you go on Monday and/or happy hour you can get some very reasonably priced... More 

Thank Tanya M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $100
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1535 Vine St, Los Angeles, CA 90028-7304
  • Public Transportation: We are 1.5 blocks south of the Metro Red Line.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Hollywood
  • Neighborhood: Hollywood
  • Phone Number: (323) 462-2155

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Hollywood

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Hollywood undoubtedly conjures up images of movie stars and high-end lifestyles, and to this day, tourists flock here from around the world to see the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame, Chinese Theatre and to catch a glimpse of the famed Hollywood sign up close. Celebrity impersonators and crowds give these areas the feeling of an amusement park while many clubs and hotels fill up around the weekends for late-night partying - the Hollywood club scene is a haven for thumping music and table-side bottle service. But parties aren’t the only way to enjoy this area, many visitors come to the neighborhood to sit back with a picnic to watch a performance at the Hollywood Bowl and those looking to stay fit trek along nature trails in the Hollywood hills and in Griffith Park.
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