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13033 Philadelphia St, Whittier, CA 90601-4202 (Bright)
562-698-3355
Today
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
12:00 am - 1:30 am
5:00 pm - 1:30 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wed - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 12:00 am - 1:30 am
5:00 pm - 1:30 am
Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Good for:
Casual Elegant

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Visitor rating
  • 6
    Excellent
  • 3
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice place but not a good experience

Online, it's encouraged to make a reservation. A reservation was made also indicating that we were celebrating a birthday. We arrive on time, there wasn't anyone at the podium to greet us, the BUS BOY sat us and never asked if we had a reservation and there were approximately (3) tables filled... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 29, 2015
cxperez2012
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Los Angeles, California
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  • Casual Elegant
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English first
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Online, it's encouraged to make a reservation. A reservation was made also indicating that we were celebrating a birthday. We arrive on time, there wasn't anyone at the podium to greet us, the BUS BOY sat us and never asked if we had a reservation and there were approximately (3) tables filled. Finally someone comes to our table, asks if... More 

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67 reviews 67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

My wife and I went there on a Saturday night without reservations. They got us in no problem. Great selection of beer (for a small place). Great selection on the dinner menu. I had the hanger steak which was very good. My wife had a NY Strip steak, also very good. The Chef also came out and takes to us... More 

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Houston, Texas
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285 reviews 285 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
249 helpful votes 249 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We were walking around looking for a restaurant to catch our interest for lunch on a Wednesday and Seta did. We were the first guests and were greeted promptly. Sat at a table by the window. Loved the décor and flow of the dining room. Our server was so very friendly and eager to please. He explained the specials and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

A friend told me about Seta and I was excited to find a fine dining restaurant in Whittier. We walked in and the person at the reception desk was leaning on it . Didn't even bother to stand up before asking if we had reservations (we did). A second person walked up and asked again if we had reservations before... More 

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Whittier, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My wife and I have been to Seta a few times now and have had a great dining experience each time. It's a little tricky to get someone to answer the phone in the middle of the day to make reservations, but if you call when they open again for dinner you're in for a great dining experience right in... More 

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Whittier
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Went with a few friends to dinner. I had been wanting to eat here for some time. We ordered the lobster meal. The food was ordinary from the appetizers to the dessert. Had a jalapeño margarita but was bland, no tangy flavor nor could you taste the jalapeño. It is also pricy and I wouldn't have minded if the food... More 

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Whittier
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We went for our anniversary. There was a party in the main dining room with a loud Mariachi band that played throughout our meal. The wine list is a joke. Of the red wines on the list, the restaurant only had two in stock. We ordered wine by the glass and the selection was pretty bad. My wife and I... More 

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Whittier, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Eat there often and everything is good. But the food from the grill is excellent. They have the best meat and fish dishes. The combination spices and herbs they use for sauces are like nothing you've tasted before. You won't regret eating there. And the "Blood Mary's" are to die for.

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Whittier, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

I frequent here when ever I am in the area. The food is great and the staff is very attentive. There is a strict dress code and is located in a nice area of historic uptown Whittier.

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Los Angeles
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

A beautiful restaurant with excellent service. I recommend the curry salad with a nice Sauvignon Blanc on the patio for lunch! The happy hour drinks are creative and the appetizers are excellent. There is often live music during the week. One of the best restaurants in town!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 13033 Philadelphia St, Whittier, CA 90601-4202
    (Bright)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Whittier
  • Phone Number: 562-698-3355

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
12:00 am - 1:30 am
5:00 pm - 1:30 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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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?