Dear John's, a Culver City restaurant from the rat pack days, is reborn

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Dear John's in Culver City, June 18, 2019. Photo by Amy Ta/KCRW

Frank Sinatra used to hang out at a restaurant in Culver City, now restored as Dear John's. There, you'll see table-side Caesar salads, tuxedoed servers, and stiff martinis. But Dear John’s will only be open until April 2021 because that’s when the building is scheduled to be demolished.


The interior of Dear John's. Photo credit: Dear John's Restaurant