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Little Next Door

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8142 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048-4309 (1 block west of Crescent Heights at La Jolla)
+1 323-951-1010
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Brussels, Belgium
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My only regret was not to be able to eat at the restaurant the little door because of a misunderstanding with concierge who made the booking. Nevertheless, everything was excellent: from the appetizer to the expresso. And we had it all: starters, main dish and desserts! An irreproachable service and a friendly attitude from the staff. A memorable experience.

Thank Astrid K
Las Vegas
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was so impressed by this delightful little restaurant nestled on West Third Street in LA! The menu was the dream for anyone seeking gourmet and exquisitely prepared food with generous portions. Everything was totally fresh and at the peak of perfection. The food was just out of this world as I savored each indulgent bite. Trust me and you... More 

Thank Hliguori1
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Nice outdoor seating area, good service relatively good value. Tasty sandwich would go back. Ran out of ham and cheese croissants have no doubt they are good !

Thank Keithoirish
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40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

My wife and I went here for dinner last night, its a busy little French bistro that is literally next door to The Little Door which is much more up market. Little Next Door has a much friendlier less pretentious vibe. It also has a nice bakery with some delicious cakes and pastries, I imagine it would be a great... More 

Thank Pbinla
Fort Langley, Canada
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214 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Food is high quality but more casual than the French/Mediterranean Fine Dining Restaurant it is attached to. Great place.

1 Thank Mitchell K
Port Townsend, Washington
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133 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Best chocolate souffle ever with whipped cream and devon cream. Came 2 days in a row because so good. Shrimp fettuccine was perfect yesterday. Lamb shank today, a bit salty, but very tender. Appetizers: arugula beet salad, very fresh, and duck confit to melt in mouth. Others had tuna tartar, mussels, pork chop...all loved.

Thank tenayaca
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

This cute little french restaurant is my go to whenever I'm missing the cafes in France. Most of the wait staff is French, and the ambiance is very "French-esque" too. I absolutely love it.

Thank Hadar B
Boston, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Below Average at best - had read some reviews that were descent, but certainly didn't live up to them. Maybe this is the best this neighborhood has to offer but not up to the standard of other casual French dining venues in other parts WEHO, West LA, Sunset, etc... Very disappointed and a waste of $!

Thank omc3
Beverly Hills, CA
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68 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

Good service after a minimal wait that yielded us delicious Eggs Benedict, but they repeatedly ignored our request to have the sauce delivered hotter with authentic French snootiness. Not a biggie since we acknowledged it might curdle (though it rarely ever does) and accepted the risk. Nonetheless, it remains a charming respite from the frenzy. That, alone, is a good... More 

Thank SmarterBear
Stockholm, Sweden
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311 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favourite restaurants in Los Angeles and they still delivers. Nice atmosphere, nice food and good service. If you want a relaxed restaurant this is the perfect place.

Thank Andrew18985

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8142 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048-4309
    (1 block west of Crescent Heights at La Jolla)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
  • Phone Number: +1 323-951-1010
Two simple wooden doors open up to quite a buzz in an otherwise romantic courtyard, where a colorful crowd hangs at the bar and lingers at coveted patio tables. Inside, seats spread throughout the candlelit house-turned-restaurant with intimate furniture. Organic seasonal ingredients, creatively prepared and impeccably presented, characterize our unique menu.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?