RESTAURANTS AND BARS
8447 Santa Monica Boulevard, Hollywood.
358 South La Cienega Boulevard, Hollywood.
The Chinese favourite den of Marilyn and Joe DiMaggio.
9039 Beverly Boulevard, Hollywood.
Opened in 1936.
Johnny Hyde was the one to take Marilyn there; it belonged to the most "trendy" Hollywood places, and soon she became a regular.On June 26, 1953 she finished her roadshow for "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes", during which she had left her hands prints on the pavement of the Grauman's Chinese Theater. Jane Russell, the other star of the movie, and the reporter Sidney Skolsky were also present.
8433 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood.
She also went there with her friend Sidney Skolsky.
On January 11, 1955, Marilyn attended Sammy Davis Jr show :
5955 Hollywood Boulevard.
Opened on December 28, 1938, this Italian restaurant-dancing could welcome up to 1 000 people.
It became bankrupt in 1948 and closed in 1954 before reopened in 1985.
James Dougherty and Norma Jeane celebrated there their wedding in 1942.
7156 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood.
Marilyn used to stop there during the studio shooting of "Some Like it Hot" (1959).
Recently, this café was the star of the movie "LA Confidential" (1997).
Famous restaurant on Sunset, West Hollywood, Marilyn went to for its hot pastrami and its mustard brushed rye bread.
9455 Santa Monica Boulevard, Beverly Hills.
Italian restaurant where Marilyn was a regular, mostly in 1962.
5444 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood
Replaced by Walter's Plants Rentals.
8588 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood.
Rehearsals with Phil Moore, 1949
Popular night-club of Los Angeles, opened in 1941 under the name of Club Versailles (), where, on November 19th 1954, Marilyn went each evening during 2 weeks to applaud Ella Fitzgerald who performed there :
The club closed in 1958.
6667 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood.
Auto-proclaimed restaurant "The oldest restaurant of Hollywood" (opened in 1919), well-known for its vodkas and its famous clients. Marilyn first went there to flaunt herself as a starlet, then went back all along her career. Located not far from the Grauman's Theater.
The Retake Room Bar
326 North Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills.
8024 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood.
9876 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills.
First class restaurant where Marilyn often had dinner for years.
6735 Yucca Street, Hollywood.
Famous bar well-liked by the stars, and one of Joe DiMaggio's favourite adresses.
Marilyn had dinner there several times between 1952 and 1954.
The restaurant closed in 1982.
The Villa Nova
Since 1975 The Rainbow Grill.
9015 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood.
According to the most popular rumor, that's where the first meeting between Marilyn and Joe DiMaggio took place in 1952; most of the versions indicates that it was an outing of 2 couples, with their mutual friend David March and his girlfriend Peggy Rabe.
21 West 52nd Street.
Marilyn was taken in pictures there in September 1954, while she was shooting "The Seven Year Itch" :,,
One of the most prestigious popular place of New York City of the 50's, where Marilyn took her close friends to see Frank Sinatra after the press conference announcing the setting up of the Marilyn Monroe Productions.
154 East 54th Street.
Since, has moved at n° 307.
This popular restaurant was the first idea Marilyn could have of the New York stylishness during her visit in 1949, for the promotion of "Love Happy" (1950).
57th East 55th Street.
99 East 52nd Street.
One of the restaurants where Marilyn had her habits. Today still prestigious.
49th Street et Broadway.
She came there sometime to have a snack.
Jim Downey's Steak House
Popular theater restaurant of New York whose walls were decorated with Broadway stars pictures.Marilyn's picture was added after she had come on the stage of the Martin Beck Theater for a curtain call, her friend Eli Wallach playing as star in "The Teahouse of the August Moon".
Manny Wolf's Chophouse
Restaurant attended by Marilyn when she lived in New York, according to her housekeeper Lena Pepitone.
234 West 44th Street
Famous restaurant, well-liked by the celebrities, including Marilyn.
On October 5, 1955, premiere of "Diary of Anne Franck", celebrated in this restaurant :
The Stork Club
3 East 53rd Street
Table n°50 of the Club Room was the favourite's one of reporter and friend of DiMaggio, Walter Winchell.
The owner Sherman Billingsley was referee of the elegances of the café society of New York.
Today the Paley Park.
51st Street between 5th and 6th Avenue, then 52nd Street, and then 33 West 33rd Street.
Bucket of Blood Saloon
Bar where Marilyn and Fred Karger had a drink in 1948.
Christmas Tree Inn
23 900 Mount Rose Highway, Reno, Nevada (near the Lake Tahoe)
Eve Arnold immortalized the event, just before the last day of the shooting.Opened in 1948, it was closed in 1964.
4441 Collins Avenue, Miami, Florida.
Edith Palmer's Country Inn Restaurant
Marilyn's favourite restaurant during the shooting of "The Misfits" in 1960.
According to the owner, Norma Brown, Marilyn spent a night in the hotel, so much so that a suite "Marilyn Monroe" was baptized in her honor.
245 Jefferson Street, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco.
Joe and Dominic DiMaggio owned and managed this restaurant, in the popular area of Fisherman's Wharf.
Marilyn was regularly seen there after her wedding with Joe.
In 1985 the DiMaggios made the lease over to the owner of another restaurant.
Night-club where Marilyn went, during a break in the shooting of "The Misfits", in 1960, to attend a show of a drag artist dressed up in Marilyn.Marilyn and her friends didn't stay until the end of the show.
Hot Springs Hotel
13th et Spring Street, Paso Robles, California.
Last Frontier Hotel
3120 South Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, Nevada.
In 1946, waiting for her divorce with Jim Dougherty, Marilyn had dinner in this hotel with Roy Rogers who was shooting a movie in town.