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Providence

5955 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038-3623 (Wilshire)
323-460-4170
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Ranked #19 of 8,553 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $80
Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Wilshire
Cross street: Wilcox & Cole
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Sydney, Australia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Providence is fine dining at its best. You can choose from a number of options in regard to courses. I chose the 4 course option and it was exquisite. Very inventive food and perfect service makes for a memorable dining experience. Service was impeccable.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This restaurant is one to be remembered. We had the 9 course menu which was primarily seafood. Every course was perfectly prepared. My favorite course was the scallop but other favorites were the sashimi, and the striped bass. The presentation of all dishes was like a work of art and the pairings of flavors were beyond any other restaurant that... More

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Hermosa Beach, CA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Went to Providence last week with my Wife and a friend . What can I say it was just perfect, the amuse bouches, the different plates , since it is a degustation menu, it was all just perfect. Also I would like to add , since my wife is Vegan they prepared an incredible Vegan degustation dinner for her including... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Kitchen is very creative and worth two Michelin stars but the interior décoration is disappointing and the restaurant is rather noisy. The place is definitevely worth a visit nevertheless.

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Los Angeles, CA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I returned to Providence after learning about the restaurant's redesign and 9th anniversary celebration offering a special 4-course tasting menu ($80 pp). Since I was a bit disappointed last visit, I went in with low expectations. I'm so glad I gave Providence a second chance. Providence's facelift wasn't very noticeable at first. The bar is still as sexy as ever... More

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Malibu, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The restaurant has a rating of Michelin two stars, so I went for the fame of it. I ordered a 16 course meal without wine pairing. The food was good, but I thought it was a bit greasy. The restaurant has bad interior design, especially for a restaurant on that price level. The service was professional and very friendly.

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Amsterdam
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233 reviews 233 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This restaurant used to have two Michelin stars, when Michelin still rated LA. This was a reason for us to go the extra mile to get there. Courteous staff, nice ambience. A big minus was that the place is very loud: there was a group of 10 people who dominated the whole restaurant, because of the acoustics of the place.... More

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Toronto
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121 reviews 121 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Providence is an elegant dining experience. This is not the place to bring kids or people who are strictly steak and potato type diners. The tasting menus, the only option they offer, delivers very rich and complex choices that are delicious and will delight those who love having a "food experience". We enjoyed seafood and beef dishes. Everything, including the... More

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Woodland Hills, Ca
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This is the best restaurant in LA so far. The tables are well spaced and lend an atmosphere of sophistication without being stuffy. service is impeccable and food is, well, tops. For a special occasion this is the place to go

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

High quality, high prices. 3 Tasting menus - exquisite food, very nice romantic evening. Great place to spend for an special occasion. Small touches such as our name in the menu and the muffins given we were leaving for breakfast the next morning.

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Additional Information about Providence

Address: 5955 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038-3623
Phone Number: 323-460-4170
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Wilshire
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 9:00 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 - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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