Trader Vic's

Los Angeles, CA
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800 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA
Opened in 2009
Closed in 2014
No longer in operation.

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Trader Vic's



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Former Glory 7.3

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Humuhumu’s description

This new Trader Vic's location opened in April 2009, in the new LA Live complex near Staples Center and downtown L.A. Like most Trader Vic's restaurants, this was a franchise location, owned by John Valencia. It closed in March 2014.


Tiki Kim
Tiki Kim has visited Trader Vic's.
July 13, 2013, 11:50 PM
Love the bar area! Very comfortable little living room setting with plenty of barstools too. Drinks are consistently great, staff is always friendly and the food is yummy. We love that we can have some tasty tiki cocktails with our kids in when we visit LA. Impossible at the Tiki Ti, unless we make them wait in the car. I suppose that's bad parenting, eh? Well, that's we love Trader Vic's LA!
Otto von Abbattoir
Otto von Abbattoir has visited Trader Vic's.
February 24, 2013, 10:07 PM
An embarassment to the spirit and name of Trader Vic. Uninspired rum selection. A manager who thought nothing of haggling with a supplier for even cheaper prices on the low quality swill rum they seem to serve with everything. Horrible location. It faces to the north, so never any sun and fronts a 7-lane wide road that is a primary thoroughfare for downtown LA. So you get to suck exhaust fumes and tremendous traffic noise with your Mai Tai. Poorly maintained with several features broken and way too grubby for such a new place: can't believe it's within a stone's throw of a Ritz-Carlton. Strictly for tourists who hate LA and loaded businessmen and their hookers looking for something exotic. It will be closing soon enough. What a disaster.
Chippy has visited Trader Vic's.
October 9, 2012, 6:07 PM
Had the opportunity to hit this place up twice in too weeks. What I really noticed was the music. It was horrible for a tiki themed resturaunt or bar. I realize they are a part of LA LIve and have to tie into the Nokia theater and Staples Center, but really? This is Trader Vic's. Anyway, this will not keep me from coming back. Service was great. Food quality was very good, and the cocktails were fun.
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