5521 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA | Directions 9002834.101856 -118.310070
Neighborhoods: Hollywood, Central LA
I love this place!!! – I've heard great things about the Blue Monkey before but I've never had the chance to visit. Last weekend I attended my friends Birthday Party and I loved it! Everything I've heard about this place is true. The Dj was Awesome! The atmosphere was wonderful. The ambiance was great even out on the smoking patio. The crowd was friendly and down to earth. The staff and Bartenders where also very friendly. The drinks where good and best of all there was no cover and they don't even charge for reservations. Thank you Blue Monkey!! I will be back!!
Stay Home – I used to love this place. What happened is all i want to ask?!! absurdly expensive for the poor service and weak drinks!! Word to the wise, with so many places to go in hollywood, i advise going to those places rather than here. Or just stay home!
THE BEST SPOT IN TOWN!!!!! – I can't believe I never knew about this spot before.
So I celebrated my birthday there and we had so much fun.
The music was great!
The atmosphere was so great!
I was having so much fun, I lost my favorite hair clip. (i wonder if anyone found it)
The staff were so nice....
You guys needs to check this place out!
You and your Friends will have a blast....
I cannot ask for a better birthday!
Thank you BLU MONKEY!!!
We will be back!
See you soon!!!
quick service-great dj – went to this bar last sat for the first time and i loved it. Most of the areas were reserved i guess for parties, but found a stool at the bar and hung out all night with a couple of friends. the bartenders were quick which was surprising as most places you wind up waiting 20 mins before you get a drink. the dj was great as well playing a wide variety of music. we had an amazing time and will most definitely frequent this place more often.
GREAT BAR-GREAT TIME! – After reading some reviews, decided to check this place out. So went over there with a couple of friends this past saturday. We were a little hesitant at first looking on from the outside. Once inside that all changed, a definite surprise. The decor was pretty cool and gotta love the 8o's music playing. The bartender was quick to make us a drink and before we knew it the place was packed with a dj palying some really great stuff. All in all wound up having a really good time. Excellent bartenders, great music, really good cosmos a little too many LOL, and just a really fun night. we'll make it a point to come back:)
Worse Comedy Night Ever – I've been here on a Sat night when it was so packed you couldn't move -- great stuff. Unfortunately, I came on a Thursday night to have a "send off" party for a friend. The door and city search both say they open at 8pm, but they didn't open until 9pm -- so we waited 1/2 hour outside for the doors to open. Were were having a great time for about an hour (the bartender was awesome, as well) until "Comedy Night" began -- we had no idea this cool, hip, eclectic bar was going to have "comedy night". The MC was abusive, not funny, and cursed at us unrelentlessly because we were talking. We were practically the only customers in the bar and we did not come for the show. We finally had to take the party elsewhere as the unfunny, abuse never stopped and several in the group were getting afraid. I would not recommend EVER coming here on a Thursday night until "Comedy Night" ends.
GOOD TIME – Loved this place. The waitress was super friendly. The drinks were great
The food was tasty. Very clean, not too loud.
Going back soon!
Trendy & Relaxed – This is a trendy relaxed lounge with great bartenders, the service was rapid. There was plenty of seating and it was comfortable. Great tunes, I suggest coming here to just chill and vibe out.
Great place to celebrate your birthday! – Okay,so I recently just turned 21 and I celebrated at blu monkey. I actually did some research & with the useful reviews,I decided to check it out .I was not disappointed at all!!It was great!!Friendly staff,friendly bartenders,its a romantic place,no coverage at all!If you decide to celebrate their,just be there at a certain time and its kinda first come first serve! If you are looking to party and dance alot,this isnt a place. They have a mini dancefloor enough to just chill.Everything else is great!!I highly recommend you guys to check this place out!! When you get there,the outside kinda looks like a warehouse,but once you're in,you'll be like wow! there is an outdoor patio area if you're a smoker.It's a really nice place with a great vibe,romantic scene,relaxing,i'm running out of words to describe this place so you just have to go there and see it for yourself!!!Hope you guys enjoy & hope that this will be helpful !!great place!!!
Trendy, mid-20s crowd – I've been there once and will definitely make a point on going again. This bar attracts a very good-looking crowd ranging from mid to late 20s. The DJ spins mostly hip-hop so the dance floor is always jumping. The bouncers are great, the drinks strong, and valet is reasonably priced. The only con is that the venue is veryyy small. Very little room to dance and the smoking patio leaves much to be desired. But besides that, it's fabulous.
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