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Opaque Dining in the Dark

8401 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069-1909
+1 310-546-7619
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
“Great experience, everyone should try it!”
28 Jul 2016
“Had a blast, couldn't see it though . . . and that's ok!”
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8401 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069-1909
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Reviewed yesterday

I'd wanted to try this for a while, and wasn't disappointed. We were a group of four, and we all had the surprise menu to see if we could tell what we were eating. The food was very nice, nothing too exotic but tasty and...More

Thank Gill2K_13
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Fun for a one time thing. Would also take a friend to show them too if they've never been, but after that I don't see much repeatability. My girlfriend took me on a surprise date and I literally knew nothing about the place when we...More

1  Thank Mitch M
Reviewed 5 November 2012 via mobile

I found the experience very interesting. I have a new admiration for the people who are vision impaired . Our server Francisco was wonderful. We felt welcomed but totally out of our element as we walked in single file into complete darkness. When they say...More

3  Thank Esther D
Reviewed 31 May 2012

My husband had wanted to try this place for a while so when we saw it on Groupon, we went for it. We went with another couple and it was nice that they let all four of us use our Groupons at the same time....More

1  Thank AGinLA
Reviewed 4 December 2010

This is all about experience. The food is very simple but service and atmosphere are outstanding. This very expensive, but totally worth every penny.

2  Thank Petur
Reviewed 10 March 2010

One of the coolest dining experiences I've ever had. I'm reluctant to give away too much in this review because a huge amount of the excitement is the unknown. I will say the food was delicious. I have no idea about the presentation, but it...More

Thank somelikeithotEL
Reviewed 20 March 2009

We got the idea from watching nip/tuck, and were very interesting in experiencing being "blind" for a meal. I had read all sorts of reviews before going and there were tons that said it was overpriced(which is SO true), but that their taste senses had...More

1  Thank octobunny
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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 August 2008

OK so the food is plain not the best in the world, but the EXPERIENCE is AMAZING. You pay a lot because blind people are serving you in pitch darkness. This is GREAT to go to with a group of people and laugh and talk...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2008

yes it's an "experience" but i'd save my $100 and go buy some mcdonalds and eat at home with lights off

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Reviewed 11 January 2008

Food is just okay, but it's a very unique dining experience!

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US$ 41 - US$ 80
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  • Address: 8401 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069-1909
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  West Hollywood
  • Phone Number: +1 310-546-7619
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