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Frolic Room

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Address: 6245 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028-5310
Phone Number: +1 213-462-5890
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Although this bar may appear shabby upon initial glance, this legendary...

Although this bar may appear shabby upon initial glance, this legendary dive attracts occasional celebrities among its many patrons.

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Perfect Dive in the middle of the Glam

Step off the path and enjoy! If you are walking down Hollywood Blvd and needing to escape the glitz and glam of the stars and needing something besides pop music blazing at your... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 October 2016
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Bako
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Bako
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Step off the path and enjoy! If you are walking down Hollywood Blvd and needing to escape the glitz and glam of the stars and needing something besides pop music blazing at your ears, stop for s drink in the Frolic Room. Upon entering your ears will be welcomed with the sounds of either classic metal, fantastic rock, or something... More 

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bradford
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Called in here after reading the good reviews on trip advisor. Great bar. Nice vibe. Ordered a pint of beer plus gin cocktail . Game to 9 dollars. Cheapest drinks so far on our holiday. Well worth a visit.

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Thank mbellamy71
Boca Raton, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

The Frolic Room has been around for ages. Pictures on the walls tell the story of who has visited this dive bar located just half a block past Vine on Hollywood Boulevard. The bartenders are friendly. The drinks are inexpensive. Jukebox is great. It is a place to stop and sip a cool cocktail or beer on a hot day.

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Thank Karen R
Boston, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Who used to drink at the Frolic Room in Hollywood? Who didn't?? From Frank Sinatra to Orson Welles, this bar has hosted more of Hollywood's stars than it can probably keep track of. The first thing you need to know is that Hollywood Boulevard as it is known today isn't the Hollywood Boulevard that was known in the 1940s and... More 

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Thank LovinHotelLife
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

A nice atmosphere, a kurt bartender and some old tunes make this place a gem which is stuck in between a bunch of trendy over priced tourist traps.

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Thank Jack R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

We were looking for a local dive and we found it. Great low key vibe. Service and prices are on point. Great place to hang out.

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Thank Sarah P
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015

I visited the Frolic Room bar in April 2015, with some friends. We all enjoyed having a drink in one of the oldest bars in Hollywood. The Frolic Room is located on Hollywood Blvd, next door to the Pantages theater and across the street from the Red Line Metro Subway stop. The bar is very small, old school decor, and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2015

One of the oldest remaining bars in Los Angeles, Frolic Room stays true to dive bar status. Drinks are cheap and strong! If you're looking for a nightcap or a nip before the theater, then this is the choice!

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2014

This is a high traffic area dive bar. If you want a sleepy, cozy dive bar, this isn't it. All ages, cheap drinks and a mix of locals and tourists. Supposedly there are numerous celebrity sightings here, but the locals all look like they could be from a rock band that thrived a decade before my time. If you like... More 

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San Francisco, California, Usa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2014

Supposedly the last place the Black Dahlia was seen alive. Classic Old Hollywood dive bar--been around since the 1930s :)

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Hollywood undoubtedly conjures up images of movie stars and high-end lifestyles, and to this day, tourists flock here from around the world to see the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame, Chinese Theatre and to catch a glimpse of the famed Hollywood sign up close. Celebrity impersonators and crowds give these areas the feeling of an amusement park while many clubs and hotels fill up around the weekends for late-night partying - the Hollywood club scene is a haven for thumping music and table-side bottle service. But parties aren’t the only way to enjoy this area, many visitors come to the neighborhood to sit back with a picnic to watch a performance at the Hollywood Bowl and those looking to stay fit trek along nature trails in the Hollywood hills and in Griffith Park.
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