5521 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA | Directions 9002834.101856 -118.310070
Neighborhoods: Hollywood, Central LA
Best music in hollywood – The only bar/lounge that plays real hip-hop. The women are amazing and the drinks and bartenders are always on point. Special appearances all the time, you won't believe it till you see it.
strong & cheap drinks! – I went there friday night and the place was crackin...I hate trendy places...this place had a great vibe along with a great crowd. I hit the bar first and asked the bartender for a strong drink, im not too good with names so i told him to just surprise me with something fruity...that he did! i only had 2 when i realized that the alcohol in it was a generous amount...the dj was up on his game with the music...played all the hits, and u can tell cuz no one sat down, perfect amount of people in the bar, not empty but u still had room to walk around and not get annoyed with bumping into everyone...some girl was having her bday there...it looked like her and her crew were having a blast and u can tell the bar peeps made her feel special..by 1:30 or so the alcohol was wearing off and there was a convenient hot dog lady outside...that just topped off my night!
A MUST GO 2 PLACE!! – I went to the Blu Monkey on Sat, it was an unbelievable experience. The ambiance of this place is great. The lighting was just right. The drinks are strong and in-expensive, seating is available at no cost. there is No cover charge at the door.Its comfortable, the music was live, the DJ's are hot. The crowd was really chill. My girls and I loved this place and have made this our new hot spot! Its a must GO To place! u wont regret it!
What the......? – i was relaxing with an overpriced watered down drink when the "band" came on. wowzers
so loud, so darn loud.
the crowd that moved in were al friends of the band, no freindly, nice, good to look at, or anything else.
i would not go back. ever
Great Atmosphere – Went down last Saturday with a couple of friends for a few cocktails, we ended up staying all night. The energy of this place was great. The Dj was awesome. The mixed crowd was down to earth. The bar staff without attitude. Drinks were good and at a fair price. Beautiful decor, with a smoking patio. Best of all NO COVER. Everything I like in a Bar. Keep it up Blu Monkey.
Really Awesome place for a Birthday Party! – I had my birthday gathering here last Saturday and it was Awesome! I had a really great time at this place! I didn't even feel like celebrating this year because I've been sooooo broke,but when I called this place they didn't charge me for my reservation or require me to buy a bottle which was super cool because most places do. The staff was really nice, the Dj was great, the drinks were perfect.I have absolutely no complaints.
worst bartenders i've ever encountered – Has got to be, hands down the worst service i have ever had. These girls were so slow and obnoxious to top their poor skills. Waited close to 30 minutes for one freakin drink and basically ingnored most times throughout the night. Whats up with management? Hire some people that know how to bartend and aren't so damn rude!!! Awful and ugly place!!
This is a great place to stop by after work for happy hour! The drinks are strong and they always offer happy hour specials.
Go Blue Monkey!! – I just moved her from New York. A couple of friends just took me to The Blue Monkey and it reminded me of the bars back home. Nice vibe, mixed crowd,awesome dj, great staff, and a cool smoking patio off the back. I had a great time. I will be comming back.
SO LAME!! – First off $10 for valet, in this area? It's a joke! Sitting at a cramped, sticky bar only to be ignored by the hilariously slow blonde girl. Music with the trebble turned up so loud, it could shatter glass. Wet dirty cushions on the patio and having my drink taken away for going outside to smoke and get my a** soaked. This self proclaimed hot spot did not live up to any of the ridiculously similar reviews i had read on here before going to this place. Fast bartenders? Strong drinks? trendy? Great music? Did i go on the wrong night or to the wrong place? Or maybe this place just s**ks big time!! I think the latter, but you can go find out for yourself if you'd like to experience all of the above. Maybe i did go on an off night, but i'm not willing to go back to find out! If i'm in the area think i'll go to the White Horse, or maybe i should buy an Andy Gump and call it a lounge.
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