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Opaque Dining in the Dark

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8401 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
+1 310-546-7619
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Orlando, Florida, United States
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

Fun for a one time thing. Would also take a friend to show them too if they've never been, but after that I don't see much repeatability. My girlfriend took me on a surprise date and I literally knew nothing about the place when we showed up so the entire experience was a complete surprise and adventure. Don't get me... More 

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Rancho Cucamonga
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2012 via mobile

I found the experience very interesting. I have a new admiration for the people who are vision impaired . Our server Francisco was wonderful. We felt welcomed but totally out of our element as we walked in single file into complete darkness. When they say dark they mean you cannot see your hand in front of your face kinda dark.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 31 May 2012

My husband had wanted to try this place for a while so when we saw it on Groupon, we went for it. We went with another couple and it was nice that they let all four of us use our Groupons at the same time. First, the experience of dining in the dark was really cool. It puts you in... More 

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Lake Myvatn, Iceland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2010

This is all about experience. The food is very simple but service and atmosphere are outstanding. This very expensive, but totally worth every penny.

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Minneapolis, MN
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Reviewed 10 March 2010

One of the coolest dining experiences I've ever had. I'm reluctant to give away too much in this review because a huge amount of the excitement is the unknown. I will say the food was delicious. I have no idea about the presentation, but it smelled and tasted wonderful. Admittedly not the best food I've ever had, but the experience... More 

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west hollywood
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Reviewed 21 March 2009

We got the idea from watching nip/tuck, and were very interesting in experiencing being "blind" for a meal. I had read all sorts of reviews before going and there were tons that said it was overpriced(which is SO true), but that their taste senses had been hightened to new levels. I wouldn't know, the food was WAAAAAAAY over spiced(on purpose)... More 

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Reviewed 1 August 2008

OK so the food is plain not the best in the world, but the EXPERIENCE is AMAZING. You pay a lot because blind people are serving you in pitch darkness. This is GREAT to go to with a group of people and laugh and talk about this crazy experience. I wish the chef played a little more with the food... More 

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Reviewed 13 January 2008

yes it's an "experience" but i'd save my $100 and go buy some mcdonalds and eat at home with lights off

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Reviewed 11 January 2008

Food is just okay, but it's a very unique dining experience!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 41 - USD 80
Cuisine
American
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8401 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  West Hollywood
  • Phone Number: +1 310-546-7619

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?