El Cid Restaurant

El Cid Restaurant

4212 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
(323) 668-0318 serving: Silver Lake, East LA
open:Daily 4pm-2am

Sidewalk Score: 6 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Rock & Pop, Outdoor Seating, Live Music, Bar Food, Group Dining, DJ, Nightclubs, Comedy Clubs, Mastercard Accepted, Spanish, Visa Accepted, Bars & Pubs, Brunch, Restaurants, Dance Floor, American Express Accepted, Jazz, Singles Bars, Latin, Country, Tapas / Small Plates,

The Low Down


Parking: Valet parking is available in front of the club on Sunset, but you can also opt to try and scope out a spot further down the street.

Know Before You Go: Flamenco shows take place at 8pm, Wednesday through Sunday. A fixed price of $29.95 includes dinner. Don't plan on dining during club nights--the kitchen is often closed.

When to Go: Every Sunday, the restaurant offers a jazz brunch from 11am to 4pm. Dining prices are a la carte.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

by at Gayot

The El Cid structure was built in 1900 by D.W. Griffith and used to screen "Birth of a Nation." In 1950, the space was converted into a cabaret. The restaurant opened in 1961 as a replica of a sixteenth-century Spanish tavern. Since then,…
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El Cid Restaurant is Nostalgic
By jacqueline p at Insider Pages

Tee paella is good, not excellent, but the ambiance and the show, make up for the lack of more original Spanish food. It's worth to, and check out ... Read More

El Cid Restaurant is OK
By Bob W at Insider Pages

We went to El Cid Restaurant for a company dinner. Quite underwhelming food quality, though a good bar. The main show was good, not great, but th... Read More

El Cid
By Shireen R at Insider Pages

El Cid is a hidden gem in Hollywood with hearty food and exciting entertainment. The flamenco dancing shows are very interesting and the ambiance ... Read More

Fun Night Out!
By Carolyn J at Insider Pages

The food here is great, but it also includes a great flamenco show. The dancers are top notch and they even have a male flamenco. The musicians a... Read More

Flamenco Dancers... Average! Food ... Excellent. Worth a Shot
By ELVIA M. at Judy's Book

It is still amazing to me how many great undiscovered treasures LA holds. Last week, we discovered EL CID. I received an email from a ticket broker... Read More