Blue Velvet - Closed

750 S. Garland Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Blue Velvet

Photo by Anne Fishbein


  • Sun, Wed-Thu 5:30pm-10:30pm, Fri-Sat 5:30pm-12am
  • $$$
  • Business Dining, Fireplace, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Takeout
  • Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Valet Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
Wrapped around a glowing swimming pool that turns every vantage into a David Hockney painting, Blue Velvet is a hyperdesigned lounge fitted into the ground floor of a former Holiday Inn, with the cool blues of Staples Center and the financial-district skyscrapers just beyond. Some of the herbs and vegetables are harvested from an organic rooftop garden. From a spot by the window, downtown is as glamorous as the view from a penthouse in a Fred Astaire picture. It is doubtful, though, that Astaire ever dined on such eclectic fare. See full review.

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