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The Backyard

930 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024-3033
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Jul 22, 2017
“No corkage!”
Jul 10, 2017
“Hollywood Bowl Dining. ”
Closed Now
American, Bar, Mediterranean, Pub
$$ - $$$
930 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024-3033
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Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Be sure to make reservations. Yes, no corkage, although they also have an excellent wine list, the food is top quality and delicious. The 14oz. Steak is enough to share, although my husband order the sea bass and we split both. The mac and cheese...More

Thank Priscilla G
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Crowded, reservations a must. We enjoyed the restaurant but really, the food delivered by reservations to our Box Seats was also excellent. Nice to have options.

Thank cadeaugratuit
Reviewed June 21, 2017

made resv. for Opening Night of the Bowl season . Was seated as soon as we got there the gate open late . Staff was really friendly and very excited to work . My date and I have a great time . The wine there...More

Thank ruhs1969
Reviewed April 5, 2017

We really enjoyed the breakfast here. I tried the Benedict and the burrito, both being very good. I'd recommend going for the breakfast burrito. Very expensive though; most egg dished $20+, and OJ was $10!

Thank Travel_and_Hedge
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

A fun place to have a drink or small meal...great green lush setting with pool, camping trailer and friendly staff

Thank travelshooter71
Reviewed March 15, 2017

The Backyard is a pretty good lunch spot during the week. Never too crowded for lunch and you can eat outside on a really nice quiet patio. Food is simple -- think salads and sandwiches -- and is pretty good for a hotel. The service...More

Thank yyyy11yyyy
Reviewed February 19, 2017

We made the mistake of thinking the food would be good here and in some way commensurate with the W brand. It isn't. If you want an average burger, overpriced sweetened Margaritas and lazy service this is the place for you.

Thank Astronomer61
Reviewed November 20, 2016

Ate breakfast at The Backyard as it was right on the hotel premises. Had the french toast which was delicious but more like a dessert than an entree. The service was very good. Eating outside added to the whole experience. If you are eating on...More

Thank Nez D
Reviewed November 17, 2016

The Backyard is the outdoor bar / restaurant at the W hotel's pool. Very large patio area and all outdoor seating. After a long day working, was nice to sit outside on a pleasant November evening for simple meal and drink. Service is good, food...More

Thank Scott G
Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

The food here is basic. You are guaranteed success if you order burgers, pizza etc. I have had a birthday here and brought in my own cupcakes, had family in from out of town and needed to accommodate last minute lunch guests and no matter...More

Thank AngelAwakened
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Bar, Mediterranean, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 930 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024-3033
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
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