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$$ - $$$
Central L.A
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8700 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048-3804 (George Burns Drive)
+1 310-859-9859
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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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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Cortona, Italy
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is the place to go for special occasions. Service is very good, food amazing. Rich wine selection supported by high qualified employees that will suggest the best for you.

Thank tuscanwinesomm
Vancouver, Canada
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

So it is never acceptable to overcharge clients for food. If that is the premise then AOC fails to perform. Tiny plates with excessive prices and not very inventive. Farmers platter is a tiny portion of cold potatoe slices ( how much could that cost) along with a 'dab" of hummous or whatever. Ridiculous. Service is fine and waiters know... More 

Thank epic m
Carmel, Indiana
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9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant serves mostly small plates which makes it a bit more expensive than when you first look at the menu. The food was excellent. The service was terrific.

Thank Sarah R
Arlington, VA
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As big fans of OZ reds, we loved the Kalleske Clarry's GSM. The arctic char, arugula, crushed grapes & crème fraîche was excellent, as was the market lettuce, cucumber, beets, avocado & walnuts salad and the farro & black rice, currants & pinenuts. The honey panna cotta with blueberry compote & pear sorbet was a very good ending. Alicia B.... More 

Thank bchgrl_7
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to have a drink and dinner at this restaurant last minute. My drink was delicious and very refreshing. The restaurant was full but was able to accommodate us on the communal table. We order a few tapas (the cod fish was really good served with Caldo Verde... for a Portuguese descendent to say that... believe me it was good).... More 

Thank evilmarcia
West Bloomfield, Michigan
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129 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

Excellent place to visit if you are in the area. Great food and ambience. Try duck with hush and mushrooms, my favorite. Very highly recommended.

Thank Mark D
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

A nice place to eat with a very great ambiance, but I don't recommend this place for brunch.May be they have good tapas or dinner but it is a bit different type of food for brunch. Well, I had oven cooked egg with pea I did not like it but maybe some people they like this combination. The staff was... More 

Thank Parisa G
Hong Kong
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

Perfect restaurant for lunch, brunch and dinner with friends. Food quality and presentation was excellent without trying to be fussy or uber creative. Most dishes are made for sharing which I recommend here. Service was very attentive and friendly. Explanations for each dish was offered upon serving. Ask for a spot outside for more light or close to the fire... More 

Thank The3000
Manchester, United Kingdom
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377 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

This is a lovely place day or night, we booked ahead as it's popular. Our table was in the side garden which is idyllic. You order dishes to share and there's lots of good choices.

Thank worldwide002
Dana Point, California
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430 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Fantastic food, atmosphere and service. The menu is varied with a-la-carte breakfast and lunch options. My friend and I decided to create our own and share. Great cheeses, Jamon Serrano, Olives, Focaccia, Prosciutto wrapped figs... Delicious and spicy Bloody Mary and awesome wine selections. Valet parking available as well as street parking if you find a metered spot.

Thank romazzino

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $40
Wine Bar, American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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: +1 310-859-9859
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?