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544 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90071-2602 (Central L.A)
213-891-0900
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Ranked #46 of 8,618 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Wine Bar
Neighborhood: Central L.A
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 6th St.
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English first
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

The Warer Grill is consistantly good, even after all these years. I haven't been there in ten years, but went last night and was pleasantly surprised that the wait staff and good we're as good as I rembember

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Washington, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

A great raw bar, but otherwise pretty mundane seafood and a very expensive wine list. We were told that it was one of LA's best seafood restaurants. It may be, but we were not impressed.

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Los Angeles
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The Water Grill is the "first class - go to" seafood place downtown. This is the traditional great seafood restaurant without kitch and without crazy. The food is fresh and well prepared. The menu is exemplary and the chef does not get in the way. If you want the latest and newest and craziest go to the latest craze; if... More

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Outstanding food and service! Great job with all types of seafood! Start off with a few great cocktails at the bar to wind down and power up for dinner!

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Madison, Wisconsin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The food was fantastic but very rich. The restaurant was very loud, so maybe try to get a booth instead of a table. Try the bread pudding!

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sydney
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163 reviews 163 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

I'd passed on this place a few times because it had sports channels on loads of TVs throughout. I do realise that this would serious attract some people, my husband for one. Anyhow we'd read that the seafood was good so my daughter and I gave it a whirl for dinner. We had a Saturday night reservation at 7.45 and... More

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Baltimore USA
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71 reviews 71 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

A perfect dinner: A server who listened to what we liked then gave good advice; a great sauvignon blanc from New Zealand that went with my lush black cod; my partner's shrimp and grits well flavored with a merguez sausage sauce, sugar snaps with candied almonds and grilled broccolini flavored with roasted garlic... and Chinese sausage! The timing was good,... More

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New York City, New York
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138 reviews 138 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Great restaurant in the heart of S. Grand. Nice decor and comfy booths. We enjoyed the Dungeness Crab (albeit expensive at $54), NE Clam Chowder, mashed potatoes, coleslaw and $8 craft beer (again, too expensive). The service was really slow and dumb (making blanket statements about ingredients he clearly knew nothing about) and forgetting to share the menu items that... More

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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138 reviews 138 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Great Place For Seafood when in LA. located down town. very good freash seafood at a good price. Very good friendly service.

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San Diego, California
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151 reviews 151 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Water Grill had been recommended by friends and we were in LA so we had to try it. It was all around excellent. We arrived early for our reservation and were seated right away. Our waitress was knowledgeable, helpful and charming. She helped us make our food and wine selections, which were all just right. We started with oysters and... More

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Additional Information about Water Grill

Address: 544 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90071-2602
Phone Number: 213-891-0900
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Wine Bar

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