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8700 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048-3804 (George Burns Drive)
310-859-9859
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Uden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

3 personen, starters gevolgd door "Romaine, Ratatouille, Brussels sprout sandwich. excellent. We dronken Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Malbec!!!! Espresso tot besluit. Food great, service perfect.

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Thank K1214EJas
Raleigh, North Carolina
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106 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice tapas restaurant with some unique menu items. Even spotted a celebrity two tables over. It's definitely not a tourist trap. Great wine list. The bacon wrapped dates were amazing. The service was very good as well.

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Thank Brian J
Winnipeg, Canada
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During a recent trip to LA it was suggested we go to AOC and upon arrival I was thrilled. The surroundings were beautiful and the patio seating we were offered was great. Unfortunately the food was nothing short of meh. We arrived at lunch time and I was happy that brunch was being served. I ordered an omelette which was... More 

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Thank Funati
Atlanta, Georgia
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126 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the Fresh Fig Focaccia (which was divine), Grilled Peaches with Burrata, etc. (heavenly), Heirloom tomato with a Avocado, etc. (also quite excellent). The only one we didn't care for was the Corn, Zucchini, etc. salad, as we found it to be a bit boring. As for desserts, I enjoyed the Coconut Flan and my friend enjoyed the Butterscotch... More 

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Thank letsgotochina
Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Of all my years of traveling and using TripAdvisor this is the most over rated restaurant we have ever eaten at. Perhaps it's because tapas is so trend Expensive, small portions of tasteless food. There must have been a secret ingredient as we barely made it home in time Awful in every way.

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Thank Randy G
Ada, Michigan
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Spanish fried chicken and short ribs are amazing as is the faro and black rice side dish. The cauliflower with curry is ok, not great. Great menu, lots of choices for dishes to share. Desserts were tiny except for the peach cobbler. Service was excellent pricing was a bit high for the portion sizes.

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Thank Shanny1419
Baltimore, Maryland
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dinner was on the gorgeous outdoor patio area. The Spanish fried chicken was delicious, even if it was left in the fryer a hair too long!! The corn & zucchini and the cauliflower curry were also very good. A lot of food. Hostess a tad dismissive during check in but server was friendly and knowledgeable. Overall a nice experience.

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Thank nassau4
Los Angeles, California
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64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Sit on the patio any day of the year for a pleasant outdoor dining experience. Food is good and changes frequently enough to stay interesting. The green goddess drink or mock goddess (non alcoholic version) is terrific. Staff is friendly and attentive. Keep a close eye out for a celebrity or two.

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Thank Karen D
Beverly Hills, California
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123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

$27 for a sandwich and coffee- small portions Pretentious and expense Low value Very nice space and location Good not great food- think greasy Spanish or not quite excellent French RESTAURANT: B Food quality D Value A Ambiance A Location C Staff A Scene A Decor CLEAN OR DIRTY: A Utensils C Table A Glassware

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Thank james90211
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Went right from LAX to check this place and I was not disappointed. The food is amazing, drinks excellent and service unlike any other place I visited during my week long trip to LA. Went back the night before our departure and once again we were floored! I recommend this place as a MUST visit and will definitely be back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $40
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8700 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048-3804
    (George Burns Drive)
  • Public Transportation: The MTA bus stop at Fairfax and Third Street is the closest public transit stop.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighborhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: 310-859-9859
Description
We've MOVED! Our new address is 8700 W. 3rd Street & George Burns Drive. A.O.C. is a small plates restaurant driven by seasonal ingredients, locally sourced. Our California French cuisine was developed by Chef Suzanne Goin, and has some Mediterranean influences as well. We have 24 wines by the glass and 150 bottles to choose from, curated by Caroline Styne, all of which are either organic, biodynamic or sustainable. And now, featuring a full bar with premium spirits and specialty cocktails. Reservations are encouraged.

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