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El Cid
4212 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90029
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4.0 / 5 Rated by 2720 members
Review from Uber-Culture
Red Velvet 494 events 185 reviews

One of the best dinners I've ever had, and a marvelous show too! If I could, I'd go here every day!! We had a blast!! Thanks goldstar!

reviewed Aug 26 2004 report as inappropriate
Review from Uber-Culture
Red Velvet 494 events 185 reviews

This is our second visit to the El Cid, and it was just as great as the first time. The service was friendly, and the show was fantastic. There were different dancers, and they were captivating. However, I think the restaurant isn't fair to the...continued

reviewed Jan 01 2005 report as inappropriate
Review from Bernie B
Red Velvet 189 events 144 reviews

Great show & atmosphere inside this kitschy restaurant with dark romantic night club atmosphere. Didn't try the food so don't know about that. Hard to find parking lot, call for directions. Rundown building exterior in rundown area, but once...continued

reviewed Aug 12 2004 report as inappropriate
Review from PK
Red Velvet 141 events 130 reviews

The food was quite nice - you choose from filet mignon, shrimp, chicken, pork tenderloin, etc... The service was good and the show was quite fun. They charge you an automatic 18% tip on the total price of the show/dinner plus any drinks you buy,...continued

reviewed Jul 11 2007 report as inappropriate
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Experience the romantic and exciting art of flamenco dancing that has been at El Cid since 1961. A landmark in Silverlake that is a great show for a group or a romantic evening for two.  This event includes a three course meal (soup, salad and a choice of an entree) and the show at a special discounted Goldstar only price. 

Almardiente Flamenco:

Almardiente is a Flamenco dance company comprised of seven fiery, sensuous and talented young women. Alma meaning soul, and Ardiente meaning ardent or fiery, Almardiente puts on a show that is not to be missed.

Performing with some of the most talented and respected Flamenco singers and musicians around, Almardiente presents an exciting and beautiful performance of Flamenco song and dance that offers both traditional and modern styles of Flamenco. Drawing from a vast repertoire that includes bulerias, tientos, alegrias, sevillanas, guajira, solea por bulerias, tangos, rumbas and fandangos, this show is unlike any other.

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