We love that there is a diner in the basement, and the Polo Lounge is everything that Hollywood should be–glam, but relaxed. The poolside loungers are some of the most desirable real estate in town. Read more.
Legendary hotel lounge where Tinseltown power players nibble posh bites and sip extravagant cocktails. Inside, deep booths and low lighting keep conversations hushed, while the trellised patio buzzes. Read more.
The space is small, so get there early (lines are much shorter early in the morning) or be prepared to wait. To pass the time if you have to wait, grab a free paper from the front of the restaurant. Read more.
If you would like to have your picture taken with one of the in-costume “characters,” make sure you have cash on hand to pay. Door and reservation policies at the area hotspots are notoriously tough. Read more.
Everyone from Charlie Chaplin to Ginger Rogers once graced the generous leather booths, and writers like F. Scott Fitzgerald and Raymond Chandler talked shop here in their screenwriting years. Read more.
La Prairie products are fab (they give you samples, even if you are just getting a massage!). A music menu is offered so that you can choose the soundtrack for your treatment. Read more.
Sunset Tower Hotel bar and restaurant where elegant Old Hollywood glamour vibes are palpable as waiters glide about in crisp white jackets and a piano spills out early 20th century classics. Read more.
They’ve kept the Old Hollywood feel but feature slick new amenities. Great access to nightlife and the complimentary Kiehl’s bath products ensure that you look (and feel) your best out on the town. Read more.
Former regulars include Frank Sinatra, Grace Kelly, and Humphrey Bogart, while more recent star sightings range from Bono to Keifer Sutherland. Parking can be challenging Read more.
The smorgasbord of offerings is superb and varied, ranging from tacos (check out the Loteria Grill) and Middle Eastern snacks (Moishe’s) to Texas barbecue (Bryan’s Pit BBQ) and ice cream (Bennett’s). Read more.