Food & Drink

The Cosmopolitan Hotel and Restaurant

Published On 06/29/2010 Published On 06/29/2010
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1. The Cosmopolitan Hotel and Restaurant 2660 Calhoun st, Old Town, CA 92110 (Old Town)

Because history is fun, the Cosmo's new proprietor teamed up with an actual historian to supervise a complete restoration of the hotel's 1869 appearance, including an eating- & drinking-minded 1st floor now impressively outfitted with: period-dressed staff, hand-painted faux-wood doors (a sign of affluence!), overhangs painted in period-rare blue paint, a front saloon boasting a circa-1850 bar (reclaimed from a Tombstone hotel) and an 1855 half-grand piano, and a back bar in what was originally the general store (sadly you'll still have to go elsewhere for your cocaine tinctures).