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Mar 14, 2007 06:27 PM

Dresden Room?

Should I bother with this place? I think I'm looking for an "old LA" kinda place for dinner...something fun with ambiance and (hopefully good) food. Full bar a must.


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  1. Nope. Go for a drink if you must experience Marty and Elayne, but eating there is not recommended. Go to Musso and Frank, Taylors, the Tam O'Shanter...even Freres Taix is probabably marginally better than the Dresden food.

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    1. re: Chowpatty

      Concur. Marty and Elayne are an "experience," best accompanied by a scotch, gin and tonic, or the like... The friends and I will stop by to chill before or after other shennanigans, but certainly don't make it a destination in and of itself.

    2. This is definitely an "old LA" place and worth the experience. I wouldnt suggest you go for the food necessarily, it is nothing mind blowing- but not bad by any means either. There is absolutely a full bar- and hopefully Marty and Elaine crooning in the corner as they have been for the last 20 plus years..I always take friends here when they come to visit- (usually just for drink)- just so they can experience this place..

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        1. yeah agree with the above.

          1. I ate there. Didn't like the food, very average...had one of the steaks....basically tasted like hotel room service food......but I really did enjoy dining in the dining room...i really dug the decoration...felt like I was in a 70s Bond movie.....and the old school servers were great.