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Getty Center Restaurant

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1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049-1657 (Sepulveda Blvd)
+1 310-440-6810
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Today
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 am
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Kimberley
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The whole centre is exceptional and the restaurant is no exception. The atmosphere is bright with lots of windows, very spacious. The cafeteria style service is organized the selection of food is super, cash out easy, and the food delicious.

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Thank travelfan96
Los Angeles, California
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went two couples for dinner on Saturday night. The room is lovely and the view is delightful. (The Getty Center fine dining restaurant is one floor above the cafeteria.) The very nice waitress took our drink and wine order after we waited more than ten minutes, as she seemed very busy with a couple of other larger tables. But... More 

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Thank mdbgoldfamily
Los Angeles, California
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174 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were able to have a very nice dining experience in the middle of our Getty Center visit. While not pretentious, the food is very well prepared and unique. I had a great Walla Walla onion gratin, which was super, followed by a risotto, in which the dish had been cooked using only Parmesan! It was an amazingly rich flavor... More 

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Thank Lestertheinvestor
Stockholm
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1,324 reviews
766 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 291 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

But this is Getty style, and range from the restaurant is plentiful and the views of the Santa Monica Mtn is beautiful. Despite long queues everything ran relatively smoothly.The alternative is to visit one of the many cafes in the area.

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Thank Phayao13
Abingdon, Virginia, United States
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88 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We only had lunch at the restaurant but it was amazing. We were told they pride themselves on acquiring whatever is locally available and creating wonderful dishes from it. I had possibly the best gazpacho ever and another member of our party tried the parmesan risotto which was to die for!! My snapper entree was cooked perfectly and seasoned with... More 

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Thank Joann M
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100 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As my review title suggests, I wasn't impressed with this restaurant. While they do have a lot of choices for food, they are expensive and not that particularly good.

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Thank Richard M
Pune, India
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220 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is very nice and a nice place to relax and enjoy meals/snacks. The choice of food/drinks are O.K but the ambience is lovely.

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Thank Royadip
Laguna Beach
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88 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service and food are first rate. The setting is not intimate, but it is pleasant, and evening sunsets can be wonderful. If the temperature is right the best views are afforded with the outdoor dining option, but be careful as it can be breezy.

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Thank Ed B
Toronto
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621 reviews
354 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 434 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You are going to the Getty and you need to eat. Why not try the restaurant ? Expert service and a great view. Would I go if I was not at the museum? Doubtful. But do plan to add the restaurant on to your trip. You will not be disappointed. Pictures are brunch service.

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Thank Lawrence2300
New York City, New York
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67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

This place is more fancy than your average lunch/brunch location, so do expect to pay more for less and do hold it to a higher scale when you rate the restaurant. You're not getting your in-n-out pricing here for the fancy item menus that is offered here so lets lay that foundation down. That being said, the food is acceptable... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$35 - $80
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049-1657
    (Sepulveda Blvd)
  • Public Transportation: Public Transit Stops - Getty Center Drive
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Westside
  • Neighborhood: Westside
  • Phone Number: +1 310-440-6810

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?