El Cid offers a romantic blend of dining, history and entertainment that is unique, enchanting and beautiful – hidden in the heart of the artistic community of Silver Lake, just minutes away from Hollywood. It is a truly magical place and is known today as a treasured landmark of the area.

Venue Info

All shows are General Admission / standing room only. Seating varies depending on the shows. The Flamenco Dinner show has seating available, as a reservation is required. Parties of 8 or more require a credit card to hold the reservation, please call to make a reservation. There is some seating in the back of the theater (first come, first served), and lots of standing room closer to the stage. For film viewing events, there is extra seating made available.


Our capacity at El Cid is 125.


If you are a band interested in playing El Cid, please contact booking@elcidla.com.

Production Info

Our House sound system for full concerts is:

  • Mains: JBL 4733 
Subs: JBL 4791x
JBL driverack pa

  • Highs: QSC plx1602
Mids: crest ca9 x 2
Subs: crown k2 x 2
Monitors: 4 x Schubert proprietary wedges
  • 15″ x 2″ 
QSC dsp4 processing
QSC powerlight pl236a x 4

  • Console: Allen & Heath gl2400
  • 4 x 57′s
  • 4 x 58′s
1 x b58
Audix drum pack

  • 1 d6
2 x d
  • 2′s 
1 d4

  • 1 i5

  • 3 x whirlwind imp 2′s
1 whirlwind director

Working stage area – Approx 12’x17’