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Frolic Room

6245 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028-5310
+1 213-462-5890
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A Hollywood classic

My family and I stopped for drinks at the Frolic Room on Hollywood Boulevard during a recent trip... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Phoenix, Arizona
Best hidden dive bar in Hollywood

We found this place by accident. It's right next door to the theatre, just a doorway that you'd... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Although this bar may appear shabby upon initial glance, this legendary dive attracts occasional celebrities among its many patrons.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
6245 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028-5310
+1 213-462-5890
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

My family and I stopped for drinks at the Frolic Room on Hollywood Boulevard during a recent trip to Los Angeles. It was a good call. You can get a drink anywhere. But this is a must-see classic. Space age lighting on the ceiling and...More

Thank Travellingphoenix64
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We found this place by accident. It's right next door to the theatre, just a doorway that you'd walk past easily. Amazing place, cheapest beers in the US it seems. Two draught bud for $6.00 and friendly staff. On the first night there was a...More

Thank intrepidexplorersid
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Love The Frolic Room. Great atmosphere, they even have a cigarette machine (are those even legal anymore? Lol) I highly recommend this place! Wonderful dive bar.

Thank Vito M. R
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Every city has it's selection of dive bars. I guess you could classify it in that category. However, it's on a decent stretch of Hollywood Blvd. The place is tiny. It's clean inside. The service is good. It has been around forever and it has...More

Thank StationToStation
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Lots of history in this place! You also can't beat the amazing pricing on their drinks. Where else can you get a shot of Jameson and a Long Island for $14? The drinks are strong and the glasses are big! The music is decent as...More

Thank xxiheartsunsmilesxx
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This is actually the last authentic place left to drink on Hollywood Boulevard, a legendary speakeasy with neon and caricatures on the walls. With characters drinking elbow-to-elbow and the famous Panteges theater next door. Outside drug-addled teenagers and homeless wander down the street hobnobbing (OK,...More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Was in Hollywood to purchase tickets at the Pantages Theater and we decided to stop in for a gin and tonic....I have been here in the area numerous times and had never been in this bar. It is small, a little dark, clean and comfortable....More

Thank Annette H
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...More

Thank JennyTDJ
Reviewed 17 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.

Thank mbellamy71
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...More

Thank Karen R
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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
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