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Late Night Spot in Hollywood that serves good food and drinks?

Does anyone know a place that serves good food and drinks (think martinis) past 12pm? I've been to Bossa Nova, Lola's, Palm Thai, Jones...looking for something new and tasty or old and fabulous. In Hollywood or close by...

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    1. re: Chowpatty

      Bowery's kitchen closes at 12AM (or before if they're not busy)

    2. Citizen Smith's kitchen is open late - get the sliders and mac n cheese for a late night snack

      1. Okay..so I checked out some reviews of bowery and magnolia. both are very close to me so that's good but magnolia got trashed by a lot of people on citysearch that the service was horrible. I'll probably check out both anyway.

        I should've added this to my question: Does anyone know a good late night spot for good food and drinks that doesn't have loud music in Hollywood? (And is not too trendy?) I like to eat with my man, have a drink, chat up a bit and then get the hell out of there...(at 12:30 at night!)

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        1. re: pyragirl

          My one experience at Magnolia was quite positive. Strolled over from the Arclight at around 9:30 on a Saturday night and obtained a table for two on the rear deck almost immediately. We were lucky: a group that came in right behind us was told there'd be a 45-minute wait (it was a group of 4). Anyway, the service was attentive and unobtrustive - surprisingly professional, really, considering where we were. Good advice from the waiter on the menu. Our bottle of wine was brought quickly. Our caesar salad came out not long after we ordered. Our mains were delivered hot, with not too long of a wait after we finished our salad. Didn't have empty plates in front of us for long. Really, it was exactly what you want from a restaurant (and the food was tasty and well-executed, though not particularly cutting edge).

          And out on the patio/deck, it was quiet enough to have a conversation. They have heaters out there, so it was perfectly comfortable...but this was several weeks ago when the temperature was a bit milder.

        2. -Pacific Dining Car- I've never been and it's not in Hollywood. But hey, late night there won't be traffic.
          They're open 27/7/365. If I were closer I'd love to go for a late steak dinner. Does anyone know if the food is good?

          http://www.pacificdiningcar.com/locat...

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          1. re: soulimar

            The Pacific Dining Car downtown is my favourite. Period. It is not trendy, or fusion, no culinary pyrotechnics, just great food and perfect service. It is expensive. The steaks are top notch dry aged beef. They make their own sausage and have the best eggs bennedicts in town. Their eggs sardoux (spelling?) are the best outside of New Orleans. I've been for dinner or breakfast countless times over the last 20 years and have never had a poor experience. Check it out. I hope you like it.

          2. Oddly, whenever I'm hungry late at night and I'm in Hollywood, I'm drifting towards either Canter's or Pink's.

            BLD's kitchen doesn't close until 11pm.

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            1. re: SauceSupreme

              aaahhh yes Canter's.. and they do have bar hhmm. can you get the full menu in the bar? or can you get cocktails in the coffee shop area?

            2. Went to Magnolia last night at 12:15am. We had a great time- they serve until 2am sometimes they said, depending on how busy it is. I had the pita chip/hummus dip and a fresh mozzarella/tomato salad, and my SO had the mac and cheese with a side of broccolini. He also had Johnny Walker Blue at $40 which isn't bad considering he's paid $50 for it neat elsewhere. I had a cosmo-like martini (not bad but TINY for $12) and a glass of Rioja which wasn't bad. Overall, I think it's a great place to get late night grub with drinks and I'd rate it an 8 just for that.

              We checked out the Bowery afterwards which was too loud for our mood, but if I ever want to be around loud music and yell at my friends sitting next to me, I'll go there just to sit on the imported NYC bar stools.

              Thanks again for the recs- please send more if you hear them.

              1. Magnolia has a good scene and competent food at reasonable prices, nothing amazing, but the space, location, menu, drinks, and crowd elevate it above the norm. Bowery is hit or miss - best best it to go on the early side or a) you won't ever get a seat and b) the place quickly becomes really LOUD the later it gets - still, a good selection of beers and I really like the chicken french dip with au jus and simple but lemony caesar. However, do NOT under any circumstances go to Citizen Smith - I went their last week for the first time after hearing about it for months and it was an expensive failure to say the least. My friend paid $100 for this portion and for that he got a woeful salad, burnt short rib, and two overpriced drinks. For $40, I SPLIT the only fair tuna tartare and had the leaden, soggy buffalo chicken - the space was so dark it was almost impossible to even read the menus and upon entering the place, even when it's half-empty on a weeknight, some jerk rushes into your face with unearned attitude and barks, "DO YOU HAVE A RESERVATION?!" Why, yes, I DO - but never again. I'd rather go down to Los Balocones on Vine for cheap yet delicious Peruvian grub!