Lono

Los Angeles, CA
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6611 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA
Opened in June 2017
Tue-Sun 5pm-2am
Closed Mon
(323) 848-4475

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Lono

7.6

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by 79 people

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Everyone You
Decor 7.7
Drink Quality 8.5
Drink Selection 8.2
Food Quality 8.2
Food Selection 7
Mood 7.5
Music 6.7
Service 8.2
Tikiness 6.3
Tilt 7.5
Vibe 7.5

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Humuhumu’s description

Lono is a large restaurant and bar in Hollywood, themed to Hollywood's yesteryear of tropical glamour, the pre-tiki era of nearby restaurants such as Bob Brook's Seven Seas
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Don the Beachcomber
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. The restaurant's target era is closer to the '30s and '40s than the '50s and '60s, and as such the look of the space is more tropical-lite than truly tiki. The drink menu is a mix of classic tiki drinks and modern takes on tiki, carefully crafted and presented. The food menu is mainly small plates of flavors from around the world, or on the other end of the food spectrum, you can reserve a complete "luau" experience.

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ackahuna
ackahuna has visited Lono.
April 14, 2019, 12:52 PM
Classed up and clean Tiki style with plenty of space to move. Drinks tasted fantastic and were presented well. Get the Curse of Lono for some pyrotechnics. The Kauai Fried Chicken is amazing: tender, succulent and crispy all at once.
KevinCrossman
KevinCrossman has visited Lono.
January 4, 2019, 4:58 PM
Finally made it LONO Hollywood and boy did we have a great time. The bar is an escape from the action of Hollywood Boulevard, and is a mix of tropical, nautical, tiki, and adventure. Drinks are tiki and the food is Asian fusion.

We visited on a Wednesday at 6 pm, and the vibe was friendly but relaxed. Music was a wonderful mix of Exotica, Hawaiian, and Lounge. Decor is not a deep tiki theme (though there are tikis outside the entrance and in the display case) but has some Safari/Adventure elements along with modern tropical and many nautical pieces. Dark but not too dark inside too. I hear this place can be more “clubby” on the weekends.

We had several drinks and they were very good to great. The Mai Tai is the 44 recipe made with Rhum JM, Appleton Signature, Smith & Cross, Coruba, and Lemon Hart 151. Very bold and an excellent Mai Tai. I also had their signature drink Curse of LONO that has a mix of rums, juices, and spices. Served flaming, this was very good.

Mrs Mai Tai had the Nui Nui and a Banana Boo Loo. Both were very good and I liked the bold flavors of the Boo Loo, but didn’t overpower with the banana.

The food menu gave off an appetizers vibe but was surprisingly larger portioned than I expected. I really liked the Musubi Bowl, with teriyaki-glazed Spam. Lots of rice and other goodies, it was really filling. Like the drinks, the food isn’t cheap here but considering the location the prices are in line considering the quality.

Overall we really enjoyed LONO.
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Miyako Nui
Miyako Nui is a semi-regular at Lono.
December 8, 2018, 7:45 PM
We love this place and visit frequently. It mixes old school Hollywood with tiki and exotica music, but... if you’re a tikiphile avoid Lono after 9pm, especially Fridays and Saturdays when the music changes to Tejano, hip-hop, 80’s and the patrons are loud and often drunk and couldn’t tell a Mai Tai from a Manhattan.
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