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8700 West 3rd. Street, Los Angeles, CA 90048-4307 (Central L.A)
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Ranked #71 of 8,701 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Tapas
Neighborhood: Central L.A
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Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
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
Haverford, Pennsylvania
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83 reviews 83 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Some chefs get caught up in innovation to the detriment of taste. Not so for Suzanne Goin's kitchen. Loved the process of selecting plates to share. Roast chicken worth the 35 minutes: crispy and juicy. (Some say this is the true test of a chef) Black rice and farro, sweet potatoes, bread pudding with pumpkin-all good. Reasonable prices, good service,... More 

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55 reviews 55 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

LA offers so many excellent dining options at every price point that I would only come here if you're in the area and exhausted most other good options. Don't get me wrong, the food is good and the ambiance is lovely but the plates are really small and the chef is a little heavy-handed with the flavors and ingredients. There... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

On my wish list for a long time and a friend and I went for lunch. Lovely setting, outdoor pation just perfect for people watching. Friendly customers. My turkey sandwich was fabulous, foccacia roll so tasty, fries, great. We had a glass of wine, very nice wine list and selection. Waitress was very pleasant. So great location in Los Angeles.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Have gone for dinner and brunch to the new AOC. Really good dinner. Small plates. Great favors, selection and service. Some unique dishes. For brunch I wasn't blown away. Food was good but menu selection was not to my particular tastes.

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Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I have been a fan of AOC for years and had the opportunity to take my staff there for our annual Christmas lunch. If you love to share or sample many items without spending a fortune, AOC is your place. I'm not saying it's cheap but it is reasonable and the quality of the food is first class and well... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

AOC has become my favorite LA restaurant. Located in Beverly Hills just off the very hot Robertson shopping strip, AOC is perfectly suited for an early evening glass of wine and appetizer, a business gathering with a larger group or a romantic dinner á deux. The farm to table menu combines the best of California fresh produce with the tastes... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I absolutely fell in love with this place on our 1st night in L.A. We were seated on the courtyard, which had an open fireplace. We had a few glasses of wine and dined on some focaccia, marinated olives and the vintner's plate. Food, wine and ambience were wonderfully romantic. I love this place will most definitely visit again.

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111 reviews 111 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This was our second visit. This time we sat inside near the bar on the main floor at at round table set for 6 ppl. The staff was relaxed and happy to be serving us the great small plate tour. We avoided most main courses and stuck with a dozen small plates. Farm combo plate was very good as was... More 

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Los Angeles, California
16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I've had two birthday parties here and would return again. I've had Happy Hour, brunch, lunch and dinner. The food is always fresh, innovative and delicious. The fireplaces and open air patio make the place cozy and inviting. But, the upstairs wine room is the ideal place for a superb dinner party. You feel as if you are home in... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

If you're looking for an early snack before an event and a cocktail or two this is a great place. The food on the bar menu is really good, and very fairly priced. Since we were just having snacks, my wife and I split three items and that was enough, but bear in mind we're old and sadly, don't eat... More 

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Additional Information about A.O.C.

Address: 8700 West 3rd. Street, Los Angeles, CA 90048-4307
Phone Number: 310-859-9859
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Tapas

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