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Kendall’s Brasserie

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135 N Grand Ave, The Music Center, Los Angeles, CA 90012-3013
+1 213-972-7322
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
French
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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135 N Grand Ave, The Music Center, Los Angeles, CA 90012-3013
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Reviewed January 13, 2016

Service was good. Food was basicly good,except for the escargot. It was cooked too much, and didn't have any sauce.More

Thank zoey558
Patina_Group, Manager at Kendall’s Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to contact us about your dining experience at Kendall’s brasserie this weekend, as the Service Manager of the restaurant, your comments were forwarded to me for review and follow-up. I am disappointed to hear about your dissatisfaction with your...More

Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

Visited after seeing a performance at the WDCH. While the location is very convenient to the Music Center venues, WDCH, and the BROAD, the food and service are average, at best.... This was our third and last try...More

Thank Steve C
Patina_Group, Manager at Kendall’s Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to contact us about your dining experience at Kendall’s brasserie this weekend, as the Service Manager of the restaurant, your comments were forwarded to me for review and follow-up. I am disappointed to hear about your dissatisfaction with your...More

Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Kendall's is an upscale restaurant next to the Music Center. It is the restaurant of choice for pre theatre dining, mainly because it is a few steps from the 3 theatres in the Music Center. I feel the food is average and overpriced for what...More

Thank Morris K
Patina_Group, Manager at Kendall’s Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to contact us about your dining experience at Kendall’s brasserie this weekend, as the Service Manager of the restaurant, your comments were forwarded to me for review and follow-up. I am disappointed to hear about your dissatisfaction with your...More

Reviewed December 30, 2015

Within one of the gems of L.A., with its own parking + easy access to the Best of the Best in Music, Dance and Dramatic Arts: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Mark Taper Forum, Ahmanson Theater and, of course, the world class Walt Disney Concert Hall! Completes...More

Thank enriquetaricab
Patina_Group, Manager at Kendall’s Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience at Kendalls Brasserie, as the Service Manager of the restaurant, it was a pleasure to read your very kind scores and I wanted to express my sincere thanks. We’re all very grateful for your...More

Reviewed December 30, 2015

Very convenient when attending performances at Music Center. Food is vey good but menu choices are quite limited. It is a typical French Bistro. It is pricey. We shared one entrée, a bowl of soup, and a Brasserie Salad. Including tip, the meal cost was...More

Thank Stuart11940
Patina_Group, Manager at Kendall’s Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience at Kendalls Brasserie, as the Service Manager of the restaurant, it was a pleasure to read your very kind scores and I wanted to express my sincere thanks. We’re all very grateful for your...More

Reviewed December 14, 2015

You can't argue with very good food. I'm always surprised when I come here that pretty much everything I order is really delicious. The reason I'm surprised is that the place always seems so damn hectic. The reason I'm not giving Kendalls 5 stars will...More

1  Thank Roberto D
Patina_Group, Manager at Kendall’s Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded December 15, 2015

Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience at Kendalls Brasserie, as the Service Manager of the restaurant, it was a pleasure to read your very kind scores and I wanted to express my sincere thanks. We’re all very grateful for your...More

Reviewed December 3, 2015

This restaurant is next door to the Chandler Music Hall and is a perfect place to dine pre-show. They are very mindful of your time frame and bend over backwards to accommodate you. The place is attractive and the service is of the best quality....More

Thank John S
Patina_Group, Manager at Kendall’s Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2015

Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience at Kendalls Brasserie, as the Service Manager of the restaurant, it was a pleasure to read your very kind scores and I wanted to express my sincere thanks. We’re all very grateful for your...More

Reviewed November 22, 2015

The restaurant is very large, but feels more intimate because of the warm decor and the individual rooms. Service is always excellent and they are superb at getting you out in time for theater/concert. The menu has gotten significantly smaller recently, but is still very...More

Thank GeorgicaPond
Patina_Group, Manager at Kendall’s Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded November 24, 2015

Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience at Kendalls Brasserie, as the Service Manager of the restaurant, it was a pleasure to read your very kind scores and I wanted to express my sincere thanks. We’re all very grateful for your...More

Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

Kendall's is a spacious and handsome restaurant, a reminder of a time when good restaurants were elegant and quiet. The menu is varied, with an emphasis on well prepared fish and meats, fancy but not haute cuisine. The oysters are always fresh and delicious. The...More

Thank Marc M
Patina_Group, Manager at Kendall’s Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 2015

Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience at Kendalls Brasserie, as the Service Manager of the restaurant, it was a pleasure to read your very kind scores and I wanted to express my sincere thanks. We’re all very grateful for your...More

Reviewed November 14, 2015

Kendalls is a good place to go if you find yourself at the courthouse, the Disney Concert Hall or the Music Center. The food is good. You can get everything from French to American. All is made very well and is very tasty. Worth stopping...More

Thank Ibizan_Yankee
Patina_Group, Manager at Kendall’s Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2015

Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience at Kendalls Brasserie, as the Service Manager of the restaurant, it was a pleasure to read your very kind scores and I wanted to express my sincere thanks. We’re all very grateful for your...More

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17williamv
March 31, 2016|
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Response from Mike W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - but do not know of any. Doubtful as it supports the theatre district.
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jojo800
November 1, 2015|
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Response from watergalEncino_CA | Reviewed this property |
You should make your reservation for 6 pm or 6:15 would be fine you will be finished by 7:30 and easy walk to your performance
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$20 - $35
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 N Grand Ave, The Music Center, Los Angeles, CA 90012-3013
    (First St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 213-972-7322
Description
A modern, artistic and vibrant take on the traditional French brasserie, Kendall's Brasserie features a revamped menu by Chef Jean-Pierre Bosc. With his fresh take on contemporary French gastronomy, Bosc indulges guests with the modern comforts of regional French fare, including house-made charcuterie and an array of small plates, seasonal salads, sandwiches and entrees. Located at The Los Angeles Music Center, Kendall's Brasserie is ideal for those seeing a performance or for anyone wanting to experience an incredible dining experience in downtown LA. Kendall's Brasserie is also one of the top banquet halls in Los Angeles, with award-winning event and wedding catering provided by Corporate Chef Joachim Splichal and The Patina Restaurant Group.
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