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The Palm

9001 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069 (Central L.A.)
(310) 550-8811
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Ranked #85 of 8,558 restaurants in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $80
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Central L.A.
Cross street: Robertson
Description: Palm Restaurant...The Classic American Steak House is renowned for its USDA prime aged steaks, jumbo Nova Scotia lobsters, Italian dishes, the freshest of seafood, warm smiles, outstanding service and an atmosphere like nowhere else. In Los Angeles, there is no better place to see and be seen than at Palm Restaurant . The famed walls at Palm Restaurant in Los Angeles adorn caricatures of celebrity regulars that include Mike Myers, Adam Sandler, Billy Crystal and Brian Dennehy to name a few. Ask Palm Restaurant about joining The 837 Club, and enjoy the perks and rewards of good taste, great food, and Palm Restaurant experience.
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Costa Mesa, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I have eaten at the Palm once in Las Vegas and was very impressed, so I was very happy when I got the chance to try this one a little bit closer to home. The staff and our waiter were extremely friendly and outgoing, and the overall experience was excellent. My girlfriend with the salmon, and I opted for the... More

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Kapolei, Hawaii
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

They even have a frequent eater program LOL. Best steaks and huge lobsters that can not be beat. Be sure to get the asparagus Freete (SP) its fired and Parmesan cheese is on top. Ok yes, great disserts but they are HUGE and easy to split with several people.

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I had wonderful dinner the week before in the Palm Chicago, so when were in LA we decided to give the Plam a try, but was far cry from the one in Chicago. The food was average, service just OK. will not go again to this location.

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Auckland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We had a great night, the staff were so busy but never to busy to make sure we had everything and we were never rushed. The food was excellent and I would go back again just to try and sample more of the menu. The only downside was it was very dark and very difficult to read the menu and... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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118 reviews 118 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

The Palm is my go-to option in any city. The Santa Monica Blvd location is a must visit option for dining. The atmosphere is nostalgic and the food is excellent; menu options are plentiful and the wait staff is the industry best.

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Switzerland
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107 reviews 107 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

A good small chain , i like it but not as good a I remember fun decoration many Hollywood stars on the walls pleasant service . Unfortunately they sat us near a very loud bunch of men who were out of control with the volume of there banter , someone should have asked them to pipe down . On the... More

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Rockville, Maryland
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50 reviews 50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

The Palm has always been a favorite but I hadn't focused much on their Italian or side dishes. While recently at LA Live we had the pleasure of having Vanessa as our waitress and she was delightful. She recommended the asparagus side dish and OMG - amazing. The asparagus has been lightly coated and fried and it was completely awesome.... More

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Savannah, Georgia
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141 reviews 141 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I dined here recently for lunch due to the reviews on tripadvisor. The staff was accommodating to my gluten allergy and were courteous and knowledgeable. I ordered a petite filet and a side of mushrooms-- the steak was pretty good but the mushrooms were to die for. Buttery and flavorful... I ate the entire thing.

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West Hills, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Last time we had been to the Palm was years ago and how good it was but this Tuesday I am afraid we were disappointed with the quality of the Food. Service was excellent but very few customers but the food quality was lifeless. I had oysters to begin and then Crab Cakes and both I have had better quality.... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The Palm was delightful find on the boundary between West Hollywood and Beverly Hills. Friendly, professional service and the food was divine. Try the Ahi Steak - absolutely delish. If you're hungry, the Power Lunch is a great value, including salad, main, side and dessert for $25ish. I had a caesar salad, chicken parm and cheesecake. All divine. I understand... More

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