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Bottega Louie

700 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90017 (Central L.A)
(213) 802-1470
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Ranked #37 of 8,569 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $100
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Cuisines: Italian, Contemporary, Brasserie, Bistro
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Central L.A
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Sudbury, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Bottega Louie Restaurant is a great place if you're not on a budget. The food is eclectic and interesting. Loved the portobello fries and the crab beignets. The sweet beignets were pretty remarkable too! We shared the shrimp and pasta dish and a salad. The food is wonderful, but beware, It could easily be a budget buster. The bakery at... More

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Rosemead, CA
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87 reviews 87 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

This is an excellent restaurant! Very open dining and food prep areas. There's even a pastry counter as soon as you come into the restaurant. Menu selections were good and the food was tasty! The open environment means that sound will bounce and travel all over the restaurant. Getting used to a packed house, which is often, means that you'll... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

This restaurant/pastry shop/hot spot is jammed and jamming for breakfast in downtown LA. We sat at the bar to avoid the long wait for a table and I was immediately impressed that they were pouring Veuve Cliquot for the Bellini that I ordered. Juices were fresh-squeezed in front of us - fresh fodder for a maxed out list of exotic... More

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We loved this place so much we went back twice in less than a week! The food was absolutely amazing. Such a modern classic look to the place and always packed with people. They have a bakery as well which does an assortment of pastries that were mouthwatering. First place I would go back to whenever visiting LA again.

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Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Excellent restaurant located in downtown LA. One of the few places open past 10pm during the weekdays, we were surprised at first to see how busy it was at 10pm on tues eve but now we know why! Fantastic food and great selection to choose from, this is fine dining so therefore the price follows suit but complete value for... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Not the place for a romantic dinner for 2 due to all the action taking place in here. If you are looking for excellent food and service then this is the place to go. Its loud and its noisy but the atmosphere is what makes the place tick. Well done for bringing the Downtown area alive.

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Bethesda, MD
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We live on the East Coast, but visit at least twice every stay. The space is airy and bright, and the food is great. There's also a pastry shop where you can get treats to go. The prices are reasonable for the quality. The manager told me they plan to open a branch in Chicago soon. I tried to convince... More

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Weston, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Last week, while in LA, a friend and I stopped at Bottega Louie to see if we could get a table. It was a busy Wednesday night, but we were seated within a half hour. The atmosphere is wonderful; while sitting in the bar are, sipping wine, we enjoyed viewing the high, very high ceilings and lighting, viewed the open... More

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Northern Michigan
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128 reviews 128 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We loved this place! Went for a late dinner. The place was rocking and rolling. Very hip and cool. The atmosphere is very energetic and loud. Great place to meet friends. Food was terrific. Our server was spot on. The wine selection was quite good. We passed on desert because they have a fabulous confection shop with delicious candies and... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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53 reviews 53 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

It's noisy and you have to wait for a bit, but the ambiance is great and the food, specially the pizzas, too. Perfect to enjoy dinner with friends!

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