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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
17:00 - 01:30
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You need to know what your getting into --- cheeky service, cramped, crowded with very average food. I loved the campy old Hollywood decor, the cheeky with a wink service, silly regulars and all this needs to be taken in good humor. If you can do this then maybe the average food is somewhat easier to swallow. It took a... More 

Thank Erich M
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small cozy old Italian feel. Unique staff with a lot of Italian personality. The food is delicious, but not necessarily for the price. The portions are very generous. Worth the visit

Thank Kyle C
Los Angeles, California
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87 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dan Tana's has been around for over 50 years and I think it's as, if not more popular now as it ever was. It's popular with celebrities and if you're trying to get in on a weekend make sure you call well ahead and be prepared to wait when you get there. It's expensive but the food is great. My... More 

Thank Banerman
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

I went out with a couple of friends for dinner. Thank God we had a reservations otherwise you cannot get in. The place is tiny and quaint and seems to be stuck in the past which is very nice. Lots of people are sitting at the bar eating and it just seems like an old Hollywood Italian restaurant. The wait... More 

Thank Stephanie C
San Diego, California
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Spaghetti & meatballs, spinach ravioli, eggplant parmesan, calamari, garlic bread & caprese were all amazing. The wine list could use some help i.e. variety as well as more price points for each varietal. We were disappointed with two things, which is why this review is lacking the 5th star: - we had a reservation but were seated about 45 minutes... More 

Thank Errin404
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72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We always try to visit Dan Tana's when in LA. The location is great, the food is always good and we love the atmosphere. The place is legendary and I can see why. The vintage neon sign beckons you inside. I collect vintage signs! The vintage menu is right up my alley. The crowd is fun and lively. We have... More 

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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is like going back to the little neighborhood Italian restaurants of my childhood. Checkered tablecloths, raffia Chianti bottles hanging on the ceiling, small red leatherette booths and exuberant decor, with wonderful food. My Uncle Joe (Giovanni) would fit right in with the crowd. We went for a family dinner and I had Veal Marsala prepared the way it... More 

Thank Kate S
Fort Worth, Texas
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5 reviews
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The atmosphere was excellent and the staff was very helpful and friendly. I would certainly eat here again on my next visit

Thank bkonejoe
New York City, New York
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Delicious food. Crazy busy place! We had reservations thankfully and they were good about getting us seated on time. The food is authentic Italian. It is all booths, red checkered table cloths. Delish. Just go do it.

Thank DeedlesP
Elmhurst, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I still fantasize about it....ah! Best ever! Oh, and also amazingly fun people watching. The food and ambience is so special, most definitely if you are looking to recapture the L. A. essence of our past mid century.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 80
Italian, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 01:30
17:00 - 01:30
17:00 - 01:30
17:00 - 01:30
17:00 - 01:30
17:00 - 01:30
17:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9071 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069-5520
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > West Hollywood
  • Neighbourhood: West Hollywood
  • Phone Number: +1 310-275-9444

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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