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A.O.C.

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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 - 11:00 pm
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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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Los Angeles, California
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is be far one of our most favorite restaurants for an intimate date night, a small group or special occasion. The food is spectacular and the outdoor covered patio puts me in mind of being in the East Village. The service is exceptional and the host/hostess are always accommodating. They have a great Sunday brunch. There fried chicken dish... More 

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Thank Brian M
Hong kong
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sat at the outdoor terrace. Loved the ambiance and the mojito :) One thing i did not like was the strange smell that breezed through a few time during our brunch. I hope that get fixed

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Thank Mine F
nyc
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate @ the sister restaurant Lucques the night before. The set up - outdoor terrace is a similar look & feel. That is where the similarity ends. The small plates, the service & the food in general were very disappointing. I would not recommend going here.

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Saint Hyacinthe, Canada
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174 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly ambiance with great service. Server makes us feel like home in this tapas and wine resto. Cocktails are also delicious. Valet service if you need. Would go back for sure.

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Thank ORANGE35
Westport, Connecticut
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88 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I returned here after regularly eating at the old location years ago. The food is outstanding and they now have a liquor license, making good even better. This is a great place for groups to share food.

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Thank John M
Florence, Italy
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

The location is very nice and the menu is particularly interesting: you can choose from different kind of tapas (meat, fish, vegetables...). I chose the sea bass and the clams tapas : both were really great ! The restaurant is slightly noisy , but the service is very good and the overall atmosphere is very friendly

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Uden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

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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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 August 13, 2016

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 August 10, 2016

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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Atlanta, Georgia
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127 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

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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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
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
Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?