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The Octopus Garden

1942 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood, FL 33020 | Hollywood | 954-924-2525

Location Description:

Small in size but big in spirit, the Octopus Garden is an eclectic watering hole in Hollywood's downtown district. A giant octopus is displayed high above the bar like an X on a treasure map. The sounds of live music and '90s hits pour out onto the street. Inside this low- lit venue, maroon-colored walls are littered with neon signs and rock 'n' roll memorabilia. A stage in the back acts as a home to nightly musical acts and karaoke stars. An attentive bartender hangs behind the tiny marble bar in the front, never leaving a dry glass in the house. Tipsy patrons migrate between the indoor and outdoor areas of the bar, enticing passersby to take part in a little locals-only debauchery. The Octopus Garden adds a bit of old neighborhood charm to the newer restaurants and bars amid the downtown strip.

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