Recommendations near the Viper Room (West Hollywood)
I'm going to a show at the Viper Room in a few weeks, and am looking for restaurant recommendations near there - in West Hollywood (at West Sunset and Holloway). Within a 15-minute drive would be good.
Looking for something moderate to slightly expensive, modern, reasonably quiet and comfortable. Seeing an old friend so we'll want to yak - we both like sushi and the usual contintental/fusion stuff. Excellent martinis would be a bonus.
The newly opened Empress at 8264 Sunset next to the Body Shop in the former Sushi on Sunset space. Nice environs, great view and good food, so I have heard. Just catching on, so might still be fairly quiet.
In 3 weeks or so, not sure...
323.656.8377 I believe is the phone number.
You are in luck: choices abound that fit your needs.
Madeo is an excellent upscale Italian with an excellent bar. Ask for a quiet table, as it can get a bit load in certain parts of the restarant, but generally only on weekends. Otherwise it is fairly sedate and delicious.
8897 Beverly Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90048 310-859-0242
Lucques is within your 15 minute range, quiet, has an awesome bar and is one of LA's best restaurants.
8474 Melrose Ave (323) 655-6277
Sushi Wa Bistro (beer and wine only) is another excellent thought.
Have a good time.
1106 N La Cienega Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90069 310 659-9449