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Inn of the Seventh Ray

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128 Old Topanga Canyon Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90290-3807
(310) 455-1311
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Los Angeles, California
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my go to place for special occasion dinners and lunches. Tucked away in the hills above Malibu (or over the hills from Woodland Hills), this place feels like a world apart. The outdoor dining area is nestled alongside a creek and has an incredibly peaceful feel to it. The food and service are even better than the atmosphere.... More 

Thank TeutonicMetal
Level Contributor
27 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved this place. It's like being in a fairy tale -- lovely outdoor setting, soft lights, cool bookshop next door, fantastic food, very good service. An absolute MUST for anyone visiting or living in the Los Angeles area.

Thank roadwatcher
Sun City, United States
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A friend took me to this restaurant, even though it had been many years since she had been there. I was delighted with the setting in a canyon between the Pacific Coast and the San Fernando Valley. Most of the seating was outdoors, but available heat lamps would have accommodate cooler temperatures. There were twinkling lights all around and lush... More 

Thank Barbara B
Malibu, California
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936 reviews
478 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 386 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

We hadn't been here in years....that's a mistake as it's still quite good. Came for dinner last weekend and We are so coming back soon. Think it'll become our go-to since it's nearby. Still healthy. Still foodie. Still eclectic. Still Topanga. Set in the woods and maybe the coolest setting of any restaurant. The food ranges from veggies to short... More 

Thank SanMo
Seattle, Washington
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

It took forever to get seated and not because there were no tables. I think the hostess was also a waitress. While we were waiting in the entrance a couple of mice zipped by (this is outdoors so probably little can be done). Our waiter appeared twice and then we had to ask another waiter for our check, etc. The... More 

Thank Philips-trips
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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84 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

On a Thanksgiving visit to L.A., our daughters recommended that we all go to Inn of the Seventh Ray for Thanksgiving dinner. What reservations I had about New Age-y overtones quickly dissipated. The restaurant is beautifully decorated and lighted, the staff was exceptionally attentive and responsive, and the food excellently prepared and presented. There are non-vegan and vegan options, so... More 

Thank Jonathan R
Los Angeles, California
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223 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

A beautiful spot Topanga Canyon with a year round creek running alongside the patio. Excellent menu and wonderful service make this a must visit

Thank csimmamps
New York
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

We were there for a wedding in the winter. For some reason it was outdoors and being up in the mountains at night it was pretty cold. The heat lamps did nothing and kept getting knocked over by people & would go out & not work anymore. The setting was beautiful. Unfortunately the only place for the wedding guests to... More 

Thank Michelle L
Toronto, Canada
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58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

we had amazing food. the location was like a fairyland set in the woods. tiny twinkling lights loved the gnocchi with mushroom sauce, the skirt steak and crispy duck. great vege options. we phoned ahead and they said we could bring the dog. we were given a lovely table off on a landing on its own, and had a wonderful... More 

Thank sarah c
fun coast
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

It's a bit out of the way, but worth it. The entire seating area is outside, but undercover. It was cool, so they had several heaters available. When there's more rain in CA, I would expect the "creek" would be flowing, but when we were there it was dry. You still have a feeling of being in a place away... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Valet Parking
Good for
Open Hours
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Old Topanga Canyon Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90290-3807
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
  • Phone Number: (310) 455-1311

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