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Boneyard Bistro

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South San Fernando Valley
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13539 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91423-3825 (Woodman)
818-906-7427
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Fri 4:30 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 22
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
BBQ, Service and More

After a long drive on the 405, we wanted to try something different. Wanted a beer and good late lunch. First time here, liked the Yelp reviews so called for a reservation. We loved our meal, loved Drew our server, had 45 (I think) beers on draft and great tropical tea for those not looking for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
Beachtravelerz
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Los Angeles
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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Los Angeles
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

After a long drive on the 405, we wanted to try something different. Wanted a beer and good late lunch. First time here, liked the Yelp reviews so called for a reservation. We loved our meal, loved Drew our server, had 45 (I think) beers on draft and great tropical tea for those not looking for alcohol. We tried (4)... More 

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Simi Valley, California
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Our first time to Boneyard Bistro was a lot of fun! We went for a family birthday celebration and thoroughly enjoyed everything about the experience. We were seated immediately for our reservation, enjoyed pre-dinner drinks and much laughter. The staff was friendly and helpful. The restaurant offers something for everyone with a friendly bar atmosphere, bistro food and upscale bbq.... More 

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Encino, CA
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Yes, this is a Bar B Q but so much more. Creative dishes from a take on Asian duck to fresh mussels with chorizo, from my favorite burger ANYWHERE (The Southwest Patty Melt) to fine steaks, Boneyard has it all!

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Los Angeles, California
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

My sister and I decided to come here for lunch after a long day of shopping. We've both been told, this place is quite good and wanted to see for ourselves. The location is convenient and easy to access, being right on Ventura Blvd. The inside is cozy and rustic and you have a choice to eat in the dining... More 

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Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

One of the best spots I've ever ate. Amazing bbq! Constantly friendly, excellent food that melts in your mouth and strong drinks. They have indoor & outdoor seating as well as a bar. The decor is modern and has cool pictures of skulls painted on the walls. The food comes quick and they have the largest list of ales and... More 

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Los Angeles
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116 reviews 116 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I don't know why I had not come here before. The BBQ here is some of the best I have tried anywhere in the U.S. The meats are perfectly cooked, full of flavor and great to share. Be sure to try the bacon sticks as a starter. The only complain I would have is that they do not have sweet... More 

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Westlake Village, CA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Took my family there for a birthday celebration. There were five of us. Except for the brisket which was melt in your mouth outstanding, everything else was nothing to write home about. I also thought everything was overpriced.

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Lake Balboa (California), California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I love this restaurant and have been here many times. The food is so delicious I've had several different things on the menu. Patty melt! Yummmm!! They have a great beer selection! I would recommend anyone to go here and I will continue to go whenever I get chances to.

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Los Angeles, California
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

The crowed was not in yet at 6 pm Saturday evening. There is an inside seating and kind of outside covered/ in closed patios eating ,we chose the second one. The Decor is simple and practical, nothing fancy, but odd painting of Skeleton figures on the walls! The Menu was kind of different, and we were not sure what to... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Only went there once, and was alittle worried cause I wanted some ribs,but not average goopy ribs, I wanted original delisious smoked yummy ribs. I FOUND THEM. my husband and I orderd some craft coctails from Josh, the super friendly and cute bartender, which were served fast and ready to chug, we ordered some cute apps for starters....some little beef... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 13539 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91423-3825
    (Woodman)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > South San Fernando Valley
  • Neighborhood: South San Fernando Valley
  • Phone Number: 818-906-7427

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 35
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Doing business, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
4:30 pm - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?