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Cafe La Boheme

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighborhood:
West Hollywood
French, Californian
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8400 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069 (Orlando)
(323) 848-2360
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 37
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great atmosphere spot in West Hollywood

I love the vibe here, especially in the evening. The food was good and the service very good on our last visit - was a memorable meal/evening. I will definitely return!

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 27, 2014
KGarySF
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San Francisco, California
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
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109 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Roslyn, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

New to Los Angeles, celebrating a wedding anniversary away from home and the wife full of cold / flu. Not wanting to travel too far we ended up at Café Le Boheme. Enjoyed the patio, the wonderful service and great food. Was especially touched when our dessert was served the Kitchen took the time to scribe “Happy Anniversary” on the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

The interior of this restaurant is quite stunning....I had eaten here years ago and loved it. Went there tonight for dinner. The bar/lounge area was quite busy as they have inexpensive cocktails and "tapas" plates. The dining room was basically empty. We sat in the lounge and ordered 4 small plates. The cauliflower was pretty good, cooked with curry, garlic... More 

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Maynard, Massachusetts
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83 reviews 83 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Had an excellent dinner in this very ambient restaurant. The signature drinks were really good and matched well with the food. Our server was always there when we needed him. Check out this place.

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WashingtonDC
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450 reviews 450 reviews
297 restaurant reviews
310 helpful votes 310 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

A friend and I went to La Bohème when I visited Los Angeles, and overall, this place has inattentive service with overpriced food, even on the happy hour menu. We walked in here because we were just wandering on Santa Monica near his house. We saw that they had an "all day happy hour" Sunday through Thursday. Now on the... More 

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West Hollywood, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

It's a standard, so you know the evening will be okay. I think they can do better. There wasn't anything standout in my meal. But there's new management, so it's worth another shot.

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Los Angeles, California
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I used to have my birthday Happy Hour here every year for ten years. We were a group of ten. We loved the room. It was like being in an old world Opera House. Then management started changing and everything went downhill. They have consistently hired bad chefs and the prices keep going up. The last straw was the rigid... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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82 reviews 82 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Fantastic Decor. Loved the Happy Hour Drinks. However this place is always empty.Its sad coz its really beautiful.The Wings were really good, Im not sure why they are so proud of their Mac and Cheese, coz you can skip it. The other food is actually good. Its a great lacation.I really wish this place Good Luck.

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Los Angeles, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is my go to special occasion restaurant since I gave up on Sur West Hollywood several years ago. We started coming here more frequently after we got married in 2008 for our wedding dinner. I was so impressed with Chef Christine's pan Asian / Asian fusion, we continued to come back. Though I loved the food here, the chicken... More 

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San Francisco, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I love the vibe here, especially in the evening. The food was good and the service very good on our last visit - was a memorable meal/evening. I will definitely return!

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Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

On first impressions I thought "this is nice and we will have a good night here" the decor although maybe a little dated still seemed relevant and the bar was quite busy although only 6 tables eating. As the evening went on it did not get busier so the atmosphere was flat, service was mediocre. The food was ok but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8400 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
    (Orlando)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  West Hollywood>  > West Hollywood
  • Neighborhood: West Hollywood
  • Phone Number: (323) 848-2360

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 80
  • Cuisine: French, Californian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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