Opaque Dining In The Dark

Opaque Dining In The Dark

"Experience a world of sensitivity in a pitch-black dining room, guided by blind servers exploring your senses."

2020 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA
(800) 710-1270 serving: Wilshire Montana, West LA
open:Thurs-Sat 6:30pm-11pm

Sidewalk Score: 8 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


New American, Fine Dining, $$$$, Date Spot, Traditional American, Events, Mastercard Accepted, Visa Accepted, Bars & Pubs, Restaurants, American Express Accepted, Prix Fixe Menu, Hidden Find, Romantic Dining,

The Low Down


Know Before You Go: It really is a pitch-black dining scene with a special dispensation by the fire department to eschew even exit signs. If you are inclined to claustrophobia be warned; it can also be a transcendent experience that opens mental boundaries.

What to Drink: Wine and beer are offered with the meal--differentiate the white wine glasses from red by feeling the shape of the glass.

Look Good: Guests are asked to leave their cell phones in the lounge so as not to infringe on the collective sensory experience.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

by at Gayot

A novelty German dining concept brought to select U.S. cities (upshots include anonymity for celebs), this pitch-black adventure is less about cuisine and more about touch-and-taste sensory overload: if anything the experience makes for a…
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if you enjoy eating in complete darkness, poking yourself...
By IskyI at Menuism

if you enjoy eating in complete darkness, poking yourself in the face with a fork, spending $100 per... Read More