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A.O.C.

8700 West 3rd. Street, Los Angeles, CA 90048-4307 (Central L.A)
310-859-9859
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Ranked #125 of 8,480 restaurants in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Tapas
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Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Central L.A
Cross street: George Burns Drive
Transit: The MTA bus stop at Fairfax and Third Street is the closest public transit stop.
Description: We've MOVED! Our new address is 8700 W. 3rd Street & George Burns Drive. A.O.C. is a small plates restaurant driven by seasonal ingredients, locally sourced. Our California French cuisine was developed by Chef Suzanne Goin, and has some Mediterranean influences as well. We have 24 wines by the glass and 150 bottles to choose from, curated by Caroline Styne, all of which are either organic, biodynamic or sustainable. And now, featuring a full bar with premium spirits and specialty cocktails. Reservations are encouraged.
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English first
Manassas, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

wonderful food, love the patio, neat setting. a real value in LA near Beverly Hills. yyytytytytytytytuyt

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Hong Kong
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153 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Not bad but we prefer Tapas in Barcelona. A big wine list but rather expensive if you do the traditional mistake to order more than two glasses of wine instead of a bottle. USD 75 (with tax and tip) for 4 glasses of Pinot Noir. I totally dislike, in general, all additions to the price shown on the price list... More

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Sugar Land, Texas
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31 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Went to AOC with a group of 12. Accommodations were excellent. But this was a group that went there hungry and left hungry. I am sure that we could have been better served if we had ordered individually off the menu but we never even saw one. Service was Meh? Might have been a bit LA for this crowd but... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We were in AOC 4 days ago with friend. I liked the atmosphere and food but the drinks were even better- Just have a probably non relevant comment- They offered serrano ham in the menu which I found unusual- and as expected it was prosciutto not real serrano ham- :)- Great place for a romantic dinner or hanging out with... More

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Fullerton, California
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52 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We live in Orange County, and we have seriously considered buying a pied-a-terre JUST so we can dine at places like this more often. We are never disappointed with the food and wine choices here. The original location featured a wine service system that allowed people to order a single glass while keeping the remainder of the bottle fresh. The... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We only had 3 nights in LA but after our first dinner at AOC we had to go back for a 2nd dinner. The restaurant was lovely. One night we sat on the terrace, the next night at the bar. The staff were very knowledgable in their recommendations of both food and wine, and I had the best dessert I've... More

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I have dined here several times and the food is always delicious, the combination of flavors in some of the dishes are outstanding. The service is great ad you never feel rushed. This is a go to restaurant hen we have out of town guests.

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Los Angeles, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We were invited to dinner for our anniversary and were looking forward to enjoy a nice dinner in a great place – We were seated in a beautiful and lovely outdoors patio and had an overall, a very nice experience. The server was slow to come to the table and his follow up uninspiring and did not compliment the image... More

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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

a treat for sure. i have tried almost everything and i love everything. from simple salad made well, blended well... sinfully delish appetizer - dates w/ bacon. burger juicy. unforgettable heaven in my mouth - vacherin....... fresh, yum, heaven..... with nutty crunch... a winner... i am in love with this place.. if i am rich i will go here everyday.....

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Falls Church, VA
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74 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

My wife gave me the A.O.C. cookbook for Christmas after reading a review in the Washington Post. After looking through the book, I had to go to A.O.C. when we went to Los Angeles on a recent business trip. Wow!!! I am glad she gave me the cookbook, even more since I ate there. The food is the fresh farm... More

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