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The Tower Bar

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West Hollywood
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8358 W Sunset Blvd, Sunset Tower Hotel, West Hollywood, CA 90069-1516 (La Cienega and Sweetzer)
+1 323-848-6677
09:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The room is quite spectacular, particularly at night. Service is professional and experienced. My problem is that the food is just average quality and clearly doesn't match the settings and service. But the price certainly does...

Thank Christian V
Sacramento, California, United States
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114 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food is excellent- serving staff are attentive without being intrusive. Great view of downtown LA from some tables - adjacent to the pool. Part of historic Hollywood.

Thank Michael H
Melbourne, Australia
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95 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Four friends - 3 from Australia and one from Manila - enjoyed a wonderful meal here. The service was impeccable from the moment we stepped in the door - courteous, attentive and friendly without being intrusive (special thanks to Ray Thomasz our waiter). The decor is more European or perhaps 'old world LA'? - warm and inviting. It got a... More 

Thank B B
Los Angeles, California
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86 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

It feels like you are in a different world when in here. An interesting crowd and interesting decor. Not my kind of place, however, others seem to like it.

Thank tiges88
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Took my mother for an early dinner, place was empty, after being seated, when I asked if we could be seated in the main room by the window, I was asked to wait for the maitred, after 10 minutes a pretentious man came and told us that would be impossible. Customer service! #wontgoback

1 Thank James G
San Diego, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

The Tower Bar is the epitome of class. It is elegant, tasteful, and as for the champagne? There are no words. However the best part of our Sunday brunch was our service. Angel, our waiter, was so helpful and entertaining...a true "angel" on the ground. He gave us the run down on the history of the hotel, recommended some nearby... More 

Thank binkowea
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

After a long flight from London the previous day and once jet lag had kicked in, my boyfriend and I were awake at about 5.30am on the first day of our trip. We had already got Tower Bar booked at the Sunset Tower Hotel for brunch, but not until 10am. However, we turned up at 08.30am and they managed to... More 

Thank CazTravels2015
Las Vegas, NV
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102 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

A friend, who is in 'the business', wanted to take us here for dinner. I tend to shy away from spots that attract the gitterati since I am hardly of that caliber - but it seems I was missing out on some great food and a wonderful atmosphere. It's a very crowded but beautifully and lovingly restored room which very... More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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101 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I don't cut 100 mil dollar movie deals. I don't agent A-list stars. I don't roll in a Rolls. But I like nice places with maximum lux ambience. Something about this place screams old Hollywood or NYC pop glam...mixed with a modern, industry-quiet-chic whisper. During the week, the execs meet up for drinks poolside and pretend they don't care about... More 

Thank Anne Marie P
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

had a quick bite at the bar this past weekend--great service--friendly team--perfect steak frites in fun room with great crowd and professional and cool staff

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 35 - US$ 80
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8358 W Sunset Blvd, Sunset Tower Hotel, West Hollywood, CA 90069-1516
    (La Cienega and Sweetzer)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  West Hollywood>  > West Hollywood
  • Neighbourhood: West Hollywood
  • Phone Number: +1 323-848-6677
  • This restaurant is at Sunset Tower Hotel
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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