Celestina Rooftop at The Shay is permanently closed. We look forward to relaunching in a new location sometime soon!


Q: What are your hours?
A: We are open from 11am to 9pm daily.

Q: Where are you located?
A: On the 6th floor at the Shay Hotel – 8801 Washington Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

Q: Can I pay with cash?
A: We are cashless, we accept all major credit cards.

Q: Do you allow walk-ins?
A: Reservations are highly recommended as walk-ins are very limited and based on the amount of reservations that day.

Q: How do I make reservations?
A: For parties of 1 – 8 guests, reservations can be made on our website or by calling (424) 348-3333. A credit card is required to book any reservation and there is a $35 per person cancellation fee if the booking is not cancelled 48 hours prior to the reservation.

For parties of 9 – 12 guests, please contact, [email protected]

For parties of 13 or more, please contact Josh at [email protected]

Q: Do you allow walk-ins?
A: Reservations are highly encouraged as walk-ins are determined by the number of reservations we have that day.

Q: What is your cancellation policy and group dining info?
A: For groups of 6 or more a 20% gratuity will be automatically added to the check and a credit card is required to book. There is a $35 per person cancellation fee if the booking is not cancelled 48 hours prior to the reservation.

Q: Do you have parking?
A: The Shay Hotel provides valet parking $13 for the first 3 hours. Parking is not managed by Celestina in any way. Otherwise, there are nearby parking lots but we do not validate for any other lots in the building.

Q: What is Celestina? What’s the experience?
A: Celestina Rooftop is Culver City’s first & only rooftop pool bar – located on the 6th floor of the Shay Hotel. Enjoy panoramic views of Culver City in our lush oasis, and yes, we have outdoor heaters. We offer both a covered bar & lounge seating.

Q: Can I layout in a daybed or cabana?
A: Pool access is available for hotel guests. Non-hotel guests can rent cabanas or daybeds through ResortPass for the Shay Hotel. Celestina does not manage ResortPass. There is a food & beverage minimum of $75 per person for a cabana. https://www.resortpass.com/hotels/the-shay

Q: What are your COVID procedures?
A: We are following all required safety protocols dictated by Culver City – as we are outdoors, we do not check for vaccination records.

Q: What is your dress code?
A: LA casual

Q: Do you have takeout available?
A: No, we do not have take out options right now.

Q: Do you allow dogs?
A: Yes, we love dogs at Celestina!

Q: Do you have gluten-free and / or vegan options?
A: We do have menu items that are or can be modified to be made vegan. Your server can help guide you through your options.

Gluten-free options include:

  • House-made guacamole Chips are fried in the fry so there is a chance for cross contamination
  • Taco Salad
  • Kale Salad
  • Shrimp Taco
  • Pastor Taco
  • Oaxaca Quesadilla

Vegan, all these need a little modification but can be done vegan:

  • Guacamole (no cheese)
  • Elotes (no cheese, no butter) but can’t be gluten free
  • Taco Salad (no cheese)
  • Kale Salad

Q: Do you have a kid-friendly/ kid menu?
A: No, we do not.

Q: Can we bring in own cake/ wine
A: Wine – corkage policy is $40 per 750ml bottle up to two bottles of anything not represented on our list. Cake fee – We have a cake fee of $5 per person for outside desserts (this applies to all desserts, pastries, cupcakes, any outside dessert, etc.).

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