The Abbey

★★★★★
  • 692 North Robertson Boulevard

    West Hollywood, CA 90069

    Cross street: Santa Monica Boulevard

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  • 310-289-8410

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I was shocked about gay thingy attached to the place, but changed my mind quite fast. Great overall feeling, various drinks, and comfortable to stay a while. I hope I'll find myself on Abbey' s door steps again. Cheers!

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I was shocked about gay thingy attached to the place, but changed my mind quite fast. Great overall feeling, various drinks, and comfortable to stay a while. I hope I'll find myself on Abbey' s door steps again. Cheers!

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great and relaxed here. I love the outdoorsy feel to it. great music and decor. love love the drinks here. 5star

3
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great and relaxed here. I love the outdoorsy feel to it. great music and decor. love love the drinks here. 5star

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A great place to bring any friends on a sunny Sunday afternoon. (I had to pick SOMEWHERE for a first review on this website... might as well be the Abbey...). Now excuse me while I go back to lacking a social life on a Friday night.

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A great place to bring any friends on a sunny Sunday afternoon. (I had to pick SOMEWHERE for a first review on this website... might as well be the Abbey...). Now excuse me while I go back to lacking a social life on a Friday night.

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I'm a Psychic Clairvoyant & Spirit messenger. I have 5 years experience professionally, and successfully working as a Psychic. I have provided reading's for many great people. While at the Abbey! Many people I provide Psychic Reading's

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I'm a Psychic Clairvoyant & Spirit messenger. I have 5 years experience professionally, and successfully working as a Psychic. I have provided reading's for many great people. While at the Abbey! Many people I provide Psychic Reading's

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The Abbey is a great place to have fun, We have had many party's at the ABBEY & Sundays are nice to meet new people, or just people watch while you have a great lunch.\r
We Strive to Drive you. \r
Dont drive when someone can drive

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★★★★★

The Abbey is a great place to have fun, We have had many party's at the ABBEY & Sundays are nice to meet new people, or just people watch while you have a great lunch.\r
We Strive to Drive you. \r
Dont drive when someone can drive

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I took my mom with me the first time I ate here and we were both impressed with the food, the service and the atmosphere. The hot tuna sandwich was amazing and mom cleaned her bowl of shrimp alfredo! Will definitely recommend to friends!

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★★★★★

I took my mom with me the first time I ate here and we were both impressed with the food, the service and the atmosphere. The hot tuna sandwich was amazing and mom cleaned her bowl of shrimp alfredo! Will definitely recommend to friends!

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The versatility of the Abbey is one of its best assets - where else can you go to enjoy a nice and quiet breakfast in the sun, and then later in the night go out dancing and drinking? But don't think that their mojitos are the only thing

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The versatility of the Abbey is one of its best assets - where else can you go to enjoy a nice and quiet breakfast in the sun, and then later in the night go out dancing and drinking? But don't think that their mojitos are the only thing

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I love the old coffee-house Abbey when staff and patrons were themselves, unique, self-secure, polite, friendly, and cordially beautiful people. That was then...Now, it's filled with entertainer-wannabes, all mingling around, trying

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I love the old coffee-house Abbey when staff and patrons were themselves, unique, self-secure, polite, friendly, and cordially beautiful people. That was then...Now, it's filled with entertainer-wannabes, all mingling around, trying

Pros: Beautiful interior/exterior designs

Cons: Bartenders! Bartenders! Bartenders! Attitudes!!!

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The Dj is great on weekends and the bartender Armando makes the best drinks in the house

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The Dj is great on weekends and the bartender Armando makes the best drinks in the house

Pros: Music is great Drinks are a +

Cons: small dance floor

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this place has really good food for a bar, the drinks are what you expect, but they have a really nice menu and a $5.00 happy hour (the best time to go) this is a great after work food and drinks place

3
★★★★★

this place has really good food for a bar, the drinks are what you expect, but they have a really nice menu and a $5.00 happy hour (the best time to go) this is a great after work food and drinks place

Pros: sweet potato fries, chicken nachos

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The Abbey Food and Bar is considered one of West Hollywood's premiere gay hot spots.

Originally a coffee-house, The Abbey has been expanded over the years and now has several outdoor patios, indoor lounges, a cabana area and even a dance-floor. There is a full restaurant with round-the-clock (8am-2am) service which features a menu of modern American comfort food, perfect for snacking and dining throughout the day.

Despite it's expensive cocktails, the place is usually crowded.

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★★★★☆

The Abbey Food and Bar is considered one of West Hollywood's premiere gay hot spots.

Originally a coffee-house, The Abbey has been expanded over the years and now has several outdoor patios, indoor lounges, a cabana area and even a dance-floor. There is a full restaurant with round-the-clock (8am-2am) service which features a menu of modern American comfort food, perfect for snacking and dining throughout the day.

Despite it's expensive cocktails, the place is usually crowded.

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I find this place so incredible that it remains such a destination, with a staff that couldn't care less to serve you. On several visits we have sat down or sat at the bar and were completely ignored for as long as 20 minutes. I can't

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I find this place so incredible that it remains such a destination, with a staff that couldn't care less to serve you. On several visits we have sat down or sat at the bar and were completely ignored for as long as 20 minutes. I can't

Pros: Great Ambiance

Cons: Poor Entree's, Staff Attitude

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Much better choices in the area, the only reason this place survives is it's location and outdoor area- food and drinks are overpriced. Food quality is poor and presentation is pretty boring...

3
★★★★★

Much better choices in the area, the only reason this place survives is it's location and outdoor area- food and drinks are overpriced. Food quality is poor and presentation is pretty boring...

Pros: decent service

Cons: dirty bathrooms, food quality, cost

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This a great bar/restaurant. It is an open air format but they also have inside seating. The food and drinks are great. The only two things that could be improved is their service and the cleanliness of the restrooms. The atmosphere is so great that these are easily overlooked though. I recommend getting there early as it does get crowded.

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This a great bar/restaurant. It is an open air format but they also have inside seating. The food and drinks are great. The only two things that could be improved is their service and the cleanliness of the restrooms. The atmosphere is so great that these are easily overlooked though. I recommend getting there early as it does get crowded.

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this place is incredible! i love everything about it, from the service to the drinks! you can't be it!

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this place is incredible! i love everything about it, from the service to the drinks! you can't be it!

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I have been going to the abbey for years now and had always been a big fan until recently. I am not sure what changes have taken place but the Abbey has really gone down hill. We took a friend their for her birthday and we had the worst

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I have been going to the abbey for years now and had always been a big fan until recently. I am not sure what changes have taken place but the Abbey has really gone down hill. We took a friend their for her birthday and we had the worst

Cons: Horrible service

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Karaoke nights are every Sunday here. When it gets later patrons are daring enough to enter the stage and deliver a vibrant performance --after having a few drinks of course. Otherwise the place is packed with homosexuals, straight women

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Karaoke nights are every Sunday here. When it gets later patrons are daring enough to enter the stage and deliver a vibrant performance --after having a few drinks of course. Otherwise the place is packed with homosexuals, straight women

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I get to LA every 2 or 3 months and The Abbey used to be my best place to hang out with friends while Im there on biz from NYC. I was really surprised on my last visit to the bar, on Monday night, and the transformation of what it used to

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I get to LA every 2 or 3 months and The Abbey used to be my best place to hang out with friends while Im there on biz from NYC. I was really surprised on my last visit to the bar, on Monday night, and the transformation of what it used to

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I used to go to The Abbey every Monday night with my friends, last night was our last. ... Was a nice place to be, relax, have a dinner and cocktails. Now it become like any other bar Weho, it looks like Rage or Fiesta Cantina. They have

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I used to go to The Abbey every Monday night with my friends, last night was our last. ... Was a nice place to be, relax, have a dinner and cocktails. Now it become like any other bar Weho, it looks like Rage or Fiesta Cantina. They have

Pros: Services ok

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For many years the abbey used to be the place to go. Recently a new karaoke concept was introduced on Sundays and is making all loyal clients not to visit again.\r
Please be aware that Karaoke is not for a place of the caliber of The

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For many years the abbey used to be the place to go. Recently a new karaoke concept was introduced on Sundays and is making all loyal clients not to visit again.\r
Please be aware that Karaoke is not for a place of the caliber of The

Pros: Very good service

Cons: Sundays crowd, very low class. Mondays shows (dont think it goes with The Abbey)

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The Abbey was once the IT spot for the gay crowd but no longer. Since SBE took over its management, this place has slowly lost its luster. The straight girls have invaded and the gay boys have moved on to places like Eleven and HERE

3
★★★★★

The Abbey was once the IT spot for the gay crowd but no longer. Since SBE took over its management, this place has slowly lost its luster. The straight girls have invaded and the gay boys have moved on to places like Eleven and HERE

Pros: Nice space and decor

Cons: Uneven service, expensive, terrible crowd at night

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Well, I was totally thrown by my most recent experience at the Abbey while visiting from the very diverse Bay Area! We are in 2008 and I thought being gay was hard enough, but I guess being gay and African American is a problem for the management at the Abbey?..I was told to make sure I stop by the Abbey when I was in LA and to my surprise, I was unwanted! I come from a primarily White American neighborhood and have never been treated the way I was treated there. It goes without saying that I will NEVER patronize this establishment again and neither should you. We live in America?..

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Well, I was totally thrown by my most recent experience at the Abbey while visiting from the very diverse Bay Area! We are in 2008 and I thought being gay was hard enough, but I guess being gay and African American is a problem for the management at the Abbey?..I was told to make sure I stop by the Abbey when I was in LA and to my surprise, I was unwanted! I come from a primarily White American neighborhood and have never been treated the way I was treated there. It goes without saying that I will NEVER patronize this establishment again and neither should you. We live in America?..

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Well, I was totally thrown by my most recent experience at the Abbey while visiting from the very diverse Bay Area! We are in 2008 and I thought being gay was hard enough, but I guess being gay and African American is a problem for the

3
★★★★★

Well, I was totally thrown by my most recent experience at the Abbey while visiting from the very diverse Bay Area! We are in 2008 and I thought being gay was hard enough, but I guess being gay and African American is a problem for the

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Went to the Abbey today. Not a bad drink, but for $12, it ought to be good. Service started ok, but ended rather annoyingly. It took way too long for a simple appetizer, which likely neede some prep... ok, it tasted ok, it was the crab

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Went to the Abbey today. Not a bad drink, but for $12, it ought to be good. Service started ok, but ended rather annoyingly. It took way too long for a simple appetizer, which likely neede some prep... ok, it tasted ok, it was the crab

Pros: Atmosphere, but it's becoming somewhat caustic!...

Cons: Lots of people to watch

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This place has come a long way from 10 years ago. Started as a quaint coffee shop, and now it's expanded to a huge island bar with a spacious dance floor inside, and a great patio with cabanas outside.

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This place has come a long way from 10 years ago. Started as a quaint coffee shop, and now it's expanded to a huge island bar with a spacious dance floor inside, and a great patio with cabanas outside.

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I love the Abbey. It has a great atmosphere and cocktails-the best mojito I have ever had. There is outdoor seating that is mellow and laid back or inside with romantic fire seats. There are candles everywhere and private cabanas. The staff are entertaining and on top of things. This is a great place to take someone new to LA, a place to chill with the girls/guys after work or cuddle up next to a loved one.

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I love the Abbey. It has a great atmosphere and cocktails-the best mojito I have ever had. There is outdoor seating that is mellow and laid back or inside with romantic fire seats. There are candles everywhere and private cabanas. The staff are entertaining and on top of things. This is a great place to take someone new to LA, a place to chill with the girls/guys after work or cuddle up next to a loved one.

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The Abbey in West Hollywood is a long-running restaurant/bar/club with a consistent crowd. The line gets long on weekends but otherwise, simply walk in and go straight to the counter to the far left. Order some grub, get a drink, then

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The Abbey in West Hollywood is a long-running restaurant/bar/club with a consistent crowd. The line gets long on weekends but otherwise, simply walk in and go straight to the counter to the far left. Order some grub, get a drink, then

Pros: Strong drinks, Friday evening happy hour

Cons: Very expensive but good martinis

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The bouncer motioned us to seat down at a filthy table. (hostess service does not exist). The busboy brought over a slop bucket filled with discarded food and proceeded to remove the previous patron's dirty dishes in front of my nose. Now

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The bouncer motioned us to seat down at a filthy table. (hostess service does not exist). The busboy brought over a slop bucket filled with discarded food and proceeded to remove the previous patron's dirty dishes in front of my nose. Now

Pros: large space, I lucked out and found a free parking spot. You can instead visit the conveniently located sushi restaurant 4 doors down the block.

Cons: it is suppose to be gay but I could't find any of "my people", Forget bad service - there is virtually NO service.

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Alot of people like this place. Some will even tell you they love it. The drinks are strong enough to knock you on your butt, which may account for said love. Expect to pay about $13.00 for that drink, by the way. Before tip.\r
If you want

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★★★★★

Alot of people like this place. Some will even tell you they love it. The drinks are strong enough to knock you on your butt, which may account for said love. Expect to pay about $13.00 for that drink, by the way. Before tip.\r
If you want

Pros: People watching, sometimes fun, that one great bartender, lunch, desserts

Cons: service.

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Drinks are way overpriced, the food - especially the appertizers have gotten smaller and more expensive and many of the bar tenders could care less about the customer sometimes ignoring you standing at the bar with cash in hand waiting to

3
★★★★★

Drinks are way overpriced, the food - especially the appertizers have gotten smaller and more expensive and many of the bar tenders could care less about the customer sometimes ignoring you standing at the bar with cash in hand waiting to

Pros: Nice during the day outside on the patio

Cons: Staff has poor attitudes & couldn't be less helpful

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Seriously, if you're looking for an out of this world martini, this is the place to go!! The bar service is so-so but the drinks more than make up for it.

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★★★★★

Seriously, if you're looking for an out of this world martini, this is the place to go!! The bar service is so-so but the drinks more than make up for it.

Pros: martinis

Cons: service

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I have been comming to the Abbey since it opened (it actually started out accross the street) and watched it grow from a small coffee shop with a bar at night to the trendy, glamorous hang out. I always have a good time, and the ambience

3
★★★★★

I have been comming to the Abbey since it opened (it actually started out accross the street) and watched it grow from a small coffee shop with a bar at night to the trendy, glamorous hang out. I always have a good time, and the ambience

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I have seen some bad reviews lately so I wanted to add my review in to the mix. I have had several experiences at the Abbey and none of them as of yet have been bad. The bartenders tend to have a try sense of humor and tend not to hold

3
★★★★★

I have seen some bad reviews lately so I wanted to add my review in to the mix. I have had several experiences at the Abbey and none of them as of yet have been bad. The bartenders tend to have a try sense of humor and tend not to hold

Pros: Good atmosphere, mixed crowd and interesting people.

Cons: Drinks can be pricy, but not high for the area. When it?s busy you can expect to wait for service. But that?s just because they are popular.

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I visited Abbey bar May 12 at about 7pm. I purchased one round of drinks from a bartender in back and it was a nice experience. We then,( two friends and I) sat at the front bar on the outside at aboutm 8pm. I ordered drinks and and

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★★★★★

I visited Abbey bar May 12 at about 7pm. I purchased one round of drinks from a bartender in back and it was a nice experience. We then,( two friends and I) sat at the front bar on the outside at aboutm 8pm. I ordered drinks and and

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My friends had a bad experience at the Abbey last night. After waiting and standing to get into the club for an hour, we finally got into Abbey. We visited the bar and The bartender was totally just ignoring us, maybe just having a bad

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My friends had a bad experience at the Abbey last night. After waiting and standing to get into the club for an hour, we finally got into Abbey. We visited the bar and The bartender was totally just ignoring us, maybe just having a bad

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Visited this bar recently, and WOW, what a change! Awful attitude from the bartenders, waiters, doormen, well you get the picture. Total waste of time and money, unless you are into aggresive straight women who try to pick up on gay guys.

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Visited this bar recently, and WOW, what a change! Awful attitude from the bartenders, waiters, doormen, well you get the picture. Total waste of time and money, unless you are into aggresive straight women who try to pick up on gay guys.

Pros: Nothing I can think of

Cons: poor service, high prices, drink pushing, eye on the till clip joint

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My friends and I used to enjoy this place but I understand that it changed ownership in the past year or so and everything has gone down hill. Surly bartenders, rude security personnel, careless customers who are constantly spilling drinks

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My friends and I used to enjoy this place but I understand that it changed ownership in the past year or so and everything has gone down hill. Surly bartenders, rude security personnel, careless customers who are constantly spilling drinks

Pros: Nice physical plant

Cons: Rude Staff, Ripoff Pricing, Bad attitudes from everyone who works there

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I used to hang out there alot..meet up with friends, etc etc...now you will find a large mix of women (pickin up on the non str8) and too many str8 guys and str8 bratenders with leave me alone attitudes. We need to take this bar back or

3
★★★★★

I used to hang out there alot..meet up with friends, etc etc...now you will find a large mix of women (pickin up on the non str8) and too many str8 guys and str8 bratenders with leave me alone attitudes. We need to take this bar back or

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One of my favorite places in LA is the abbey without a doubt!!.... The drinks are great and definately worth the cost!!... the staff is friendly and normally the service is great! Generally good looking crowd! Weekdays would be the best

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One of my favorite places in LA is the abbey without a doubt!!.... The drinks are great and definately worth the cost!!... the staff is friendly and normally the service is great! Generally good looking crowd! Weekdays would be the best

Pros: great drinks! good food! beautiful crowd for the most part!

Cons: not enough stalls in the bathroom!!

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The ABBEY is great spot to chill with friends and take in the nice scenery & vibe there. The drinks are expensive but they are worth the price... The only draw is the music.. They need more of variety. Love it and the food is decent!

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★★★★★

The ABBEY is great spot to chill with friends and take in the nice scenery & vibe there. The drinks are expensive but they are worth the price... The only draw is the music.. They need more of variety. Love it and the food is decent!

Pros: Execellent Drinks, food is pretty good. Love the vibe!!!

Cons: The music, they need to switch it up a bit! More variety of music...

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The Abbey is great fun. There are plenty of attractive straight women there mixed in with all the gay men. The drinks aren't over priced but probably a little more expensive than average for L.A. The food is above average for the

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The Abbey is great fun. There are plenty of attractive straight women there mixed in with all the gay men. The drinks aren't over priced but probably a little more expensive than average for L.A. The food is above average for the

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abbey is good at anytime of the day---nice for a late lunch (i never eat fet. alfredo anywhere but here the sauce is not uber heavy--delicious!), after work, plus it has a hopping bar scene. yes, believe the hype of the mojitos--fresh mint

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★★★★★

abbey is good at anytime of the day---nice for a late lunch (i never eat fet. alfredo anywhere but here the sauce is not uber heavy--delicious!), after work, plus it has a hopping bar scene. yes, believe the hype of the mojitos--fresh mint

Pros: the bakery & hot chocolate (if your the designated driver!), mojitos, atmosphere

Cons: parking (the vons is a lately risky but never gotten a ticket yet, there is also one just past abbey on the left--1/hr cept the line to pay the machine can get annoying)

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The Abbey is by far the best bar in West Hollywood. The drinks are awesome, the food is delicious, and the bartenders and staff are great and gorgeous. A must see when visiting or hanging out in West Hollywood.

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The Abbey is by far the best bar in West Hollywood. The drinks are awesome, the food is delicious, and the bartenders and staff are great and gorgeous. A must see when visiting or hanging out in West Hollywood.

Pros: Drinks, People, Atmosphere

Cons: Parking

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Wow! Order the Passion Martini and you will keep ordering more. I would expect a cutting edge martini like this to be found in New York but low and behold I found it here in West Hollywood. It's not some phony flavored passionfruit liqeur.

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Wow! Order the Passion Martini and you will keep ordering more. I would expect a cutting edge martini like this to be found in New York but low and behold I found it here in West Hollywood. It's not some phony flavored passionfruit liqeur.

Pros: Passion Martini, Patio is amazing, great location

Cons: parking can be tough

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hasd everything ambiance, great drinks, food, and great looking people

3
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hasd everything ambiance, great drinks, food, and great looking people

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I can't stop talking about this great place to hang around with your friends or lover! My boyfriend took me there and we set on one of the red couches where you can have your privacy by shutting the courtains.
The decorations with candles and colors on the walls were very charming and the romantic atmosphere was just unbelievable. My favourite corner is at the fireplace, but if you prefer to sit outside you will be thinking after a couple of minutes that you are in a european garden with a very lovely statue of San Francis of Assisi.
The drinks were absolutely the best I ever had especially the strong Martinis (I am from Italy and I am very picky about Martinis!).

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★★★★★

I can't stop talking about this great place to hang around with your friends or lover! My boyfriend took me there and we set on one of the red couches where you can have your privacy by shutting the courtains.
The decorations with candles and colors on the walls were very charming and the romantic atmosphere was just unbelievable. My favourite corner is at the fireplace, but if you prefer to sit outside you will be thinking after a couple of minutes that you are in a european garden with a very lovely statue of San Francis of Assisi.
The drinks were absolutely the best I ever had especially the strong Martinis (I am from Italy and I am very picky about Martinis!).

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They Abbey is great if you get there before everyone else does! It can be very relaxing. The place is huge, with a great patio and big cabanna couches. The food is delicious and the mojitos are off the hook, but they are 10.00. They have mango, raspberry, etc. really fresh. You can't leave without getting the french fries and then hitting up the bakery. YUM!!

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★★★★☆

They Abbey is great if you get there before everyone else does! It can be very relaxing. The place is huge, with a great patio and big cabanna couches. The food is delicious and the mojitos are off the hook, but they are 10.00. They have mango, raspberry, etc. really fresh. You can't leave without getting the french fries and then hitting up the bakery. YUM!!

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