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6703 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038 (Central L.A)
(323) 935-2977
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Ranked #153 of 8,567 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Price range: $50 - $80
Sun 5:30 pm - 9:30 am
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: French, Californian
Neighborhood: Central L.A
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Citrus
Description: Quinn Hatfield's deft touch in the kitchen shines through on his short but dead-on, market-fresh menu. Appetizers are playful: Fabulously fleshy charred octopus is offset by a citrus-candied orange rind, and an updated croque madame features fresh hamachi, along with proscuitto, quail egg and out-of-this-world brioche. Main courses are uniformly excellent, be it juicy pan-roasted seabass, meaty duck breast that eats like a steak, and luscious, mint-crusted rack of lamb. For desserts, Karen Hatfield outdoes herself with the molten-centered house specialty chocolate peanut butter truffle cake, which is worth every decadent calorie its name promises.
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English first
Metro Washington DC Area
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

I recently ate here for a business dinner that I was hosting. The restaurant was very understanding about our (traffic-caused) delayed arrival. Our server was outstanding. He was extremely helpful with menu and wine suggestions and very knowledgeable about them, too. His service was attentive without being obnoxious. The meal was one of the very best I've ever had. I... More

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South Pasadena, California, USA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My wife and I had the good fortune to spend our 19th wedding anniversary at Hatfield's. We dined on a Saturday evening and really felt the decor of the place, the food and the services was top notch. We arrived early hoping to have a drink at the bar, but were whisk directly to our table which was located in... More

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Culver City
20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Visited Hatfields for a dinner party in one of their private rooms and had an awesome time. The staff is extremely friendly, helpful and professional. The food here is definitely Michelin star quality, the most memorable dish has to be the 36hr braised short rib, it literally melts in your mouth, I didn't know it was possible to make short... More

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Thousand Oaks, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We were early birds at Hatfield's arriving at 5.30 pm on a Saturday night. The dining room is bright and airy, and we sat at a booth with a great view of the kitchen. Everything about this meal was perfect; the food is amazing with great flavor combinations, service is friendly and efficient, excellent wine list with some unfamiliar (at... More

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I read up on the Chefs, husband and wife, prior to our dining experience. My wife and I travel for restaurants and I can say that this choice was spot on perfect. The food was fantastic! The wait staff attentive and pleasant. Gave us an opportunity to meet with the chefs. Chef Hatfield and his wife (Quinn and Karen) were... More

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Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I had a great adventure ordering from a prefixed menu. Wow! I had some scallops with a bed of plum sauce and chop nuts. It was a wonderful combination of flavors exploding on my mouth! Cheese cake was very good. Portions are relatively ok for the prefixed menu. I will be back soon, Michael Dergar

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Brussels, Belgium
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69 reviews 69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We went to Hatfield's on a sunday evening. We arrived at 20:30 and we were the latest guests. The restaurant is very nice with plenty of space. The restaurant wasn't fully booked and after a while it became more and more empty. We chose the prix fixe menu and started with a cocktail. The sashimi was just delicious, the octopus... More

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Top Contributor
425 reviews 425 reviews
299 restaurant reviews
289 helpful votes 289 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My wife and daughter met up with friends here for dinner. The meal was excellent and we had a great view of the kitchen behind the glass wall. Service was impeccable and each dish was pretty damn good. I'm not sure why I'm not giving this 5 stars but something just didn't make it the perfect evening. I'd recommend the... More

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Waterdown, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This has got to be one of the top 5 meals I have had in my life. As a self-proclaimed foodie, I do not say this lightly. We went there for our 10th anniversary dinner, made an early reservation (we are early dinner-eaters) and got the best seat in the house, if you’re a foodie: the booth directly facing the... More

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Los Angeles
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140 reviews 140 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This restaurant is absolutely great! The table settings, the decor and the atmosphere are superb! A professional staff, high class table settings, wonderful energy, immaculate restrooms and the most important part, gourmet food! My wife had the prefixed menu with the duck and I enjoyed the New York steak which was marvelous on a Saturday night with reservations for a... More

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Additional Information about Hatfield's

Address: 6703 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038
Phone Number: (323) 935-2977
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 9:30 am
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 - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 50 - 80
Cuisine: French, Californian

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