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  • 800 W Olympic Blvd, Suite A150 Los Angeles, CA (map)


Deets: Shaquille O’Neal hosted celebrity guests, NBA legends and industry elite at the grand opening of SHAQUILLE’S at L.A. LIVE immediately following the Los Angeles Lakers VS Boston Celtics game at STAPLES Center. The evening featured a red carpet arrivals, cocktail reception, menu tasting of SHAQUILLE’S signature bites, live DJ and more.


  • Shaquille O’Neal hosted Tiffany Haddish, Diplo, Julian Edelman, Ross Butler and more in a VIP suite for an ultimate pre-game to watch the Los Angeles Lakers V Boston Celtics game prior to walking over to SHAQUILLE’S at L.A. LIVE.

  • It was a family affair as Shaquille O’Neal’s children joined in on the fun with their father enjoying the food and music.

  • SHAQUILLE’S Chef Matthew Silverman served the exclusive crowd signature bites from the SHAQUILLE’S L.A. LIVE menu throughout the evening including Shaq’s Famous Fried Chicken, BC Mac & Cheese, Shrimp & Grits, Deviled Eggs, Brisket Sliders, Black Pepper Biscuits, Fried Green Tomatoes, Banana Pudding and more along with specialty cocktails.

  • Jayson Tatum, Kyle Kuzma, Rajon Rondo and more showed good sportsmanship as the competing players linked up at the event following the game to show support for Shaquille O’Neal.

Shaquille’s, NBA Legend Shaquille O’Neal’s namesake restaurant, is an upscale casual restaurant specializing in Southern cuisine and service with personality. The menu focuses on farm fresh products and features his signature fried chicken. Shaquille’s curated beverage program includes a wine vault, local draft beers and fresh craft cocktails with an emphasis on bourbons and whiskeys. Situated in the heart of L.A. LIVE and created by celebrated hospitality design group iCrave, the space includes a signature private enclosed patio surrounding the main entrance with sleek, modern and upbeat designs inside that transform the guest’s experience from day to night. The restaurant is open daily for lunch and dinner with extended lounge hours. To keep up with everything Shaquille’s, follow the brand on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @ShaquillesLA, or visit

Spotted: Shaquille O’Neal, Adam Sandler, Tiffany Haddish, Ross Butler, Julian Edelman, Jayson Tatum, Jonny Vulgar, Chuck D, Diplo, Jaleel White, Kyle Kuzma, Michael Rapaport, Jake T. Austin, Deon Cole, EJ Johnson, Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo, Chauncey Billups, King Bach, Keith Powers, Omar Miller, Mehcad Brooks, Katherine McNamara, Ryan Destiny, LisaRaye McCoy, Porscha Coleman, Al B. Sure, and more.

Hint For The Average Socialite: This is strictly invite only.

What’s Trending: @SHAQ @ShaquillesLA #Shaquilles

Earlier Event: March 7
Later Event: March 10