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11648 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049-5104 (Darlington)
+1 310-806-6464
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Los Angeles, California
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706 reviews
498 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 365 helpful votes
Reviewed January 9, 2015

The skinny: Parking- street or valet Decor- elegant Restroom- shared sink area Service- slow Food- excellent I have been wanting to go here ever since I read a review of their flaky almond croissant. We had lunch and it was pretty busy but we were seated quickly. After being seated we waited a long time for our order to be... More 

Thank melobeam
Los Angeles, California
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94 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed December 29, 2014

Seven girlfriends shared a holiday lunch at Tavern in mid-December. It was absolutely delightful! We shared the cheese plate and had lots of salads- some chopped with Apple-Smoked bacon, and some with vegetables. Our waiter was wonderful- he kept pouring wine and was very attentive. We sat in the middle of the "tented" sunken, dining room, in the back, under... More 

Thank Robyn f
Anaheim, California
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218 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed November 28, 2014

We met friends at the Tavern on the edge of Brentwood in LA. It was a fixed price menu with the choice of turkey or vegetarian for there main course. I started with my usual but very good Manhattan. My wife had the Lucques Gimlet and she said it was great. We started with a persimmon & pomegranate salad with... More 

Thank Burnie D
New York, NY
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640 reviews
420 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed November 25, 2014

This was our second dinner at Tavern in the Brentwood area of Los Angeles and, like the first, it was excellent in every way. My wife had the salmon and I had their short ribs....both were very tasty and beautifully presented. By the way, we noticed on both visits that their bread was delicious --- don't fill up on it... More 

Thank Trup
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284 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
Reviewed November 20, 2014

Tavern is a beautiful restaurant. It would make a good first date location. Especially the atrium. It has two living trees sprouting up from the center. Very cool. Service was also excellent. My water glass was topped off repeatedly throughout the night. The best thing I ate there was my appetizer: bacon-wrapped dates with a hint of Parmesan. It was... More 

1 Thank BowmanInc
Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed November 17, 2014

Had a long layover at LAX, so we rented a car, did some shopping, and had an early dinner (6:00) at Tavern. What a great decision! The carpark is behind the restaurant on Darlington Ave, well lit and attended so I was comfortable leaving a bag in the car. We were seated immediately, obviously not full at 6 even on... More 

Thank ABroadPapa
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed October 29, 2014

The setting is lovely, the menu is inventive and meticulously executed. The wait staff were attentive, engaging and made for a really delightful evening. Sadly all that hard work was tainted by a surly and ungrateful car valet. Perhaps someone could bring him into the restaurant, treat him like a guest, show him the standards of grace and professionalism that... More 

Thank TrulyBespoke
Houston, Texas
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64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed October 25, 2014

I recently visited The Tavern for the first time with my family. My daughter only books places that meet her expectations so I knew it would be good. I was delightfully surprised with the food, all delicious and properly plated. Two of us had the turkey burger, which I thought was a bit pricey at $17, but hands down the... More 

1 Thank hcarlpast
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79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed October 11, 2014

Went here for lunch with a group of friends. It was vey busy. Service was good and food was good too. Fish tacos were really good.

Greensboro, North Carolina
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed October 1, 2014

As the title states, this is where my friend had his wedding reception. It was an intimate affair and everything about the setting was just perfect. The staff was impeccable, the food was divine and the furnishings are upscale. They have a great bar and a pastry shop up front. Outdoor seating was also a nice finishing touch.

Thank Jason P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $100
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11648 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049-5104
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Westside
  • Neighborhood: Westside
  • Phone Number: +1 310-806-6464

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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?