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Providence

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Hollywood
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5955 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038-3623 (Wilcox & Cole)
+1 323-460-4170
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Today
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mason, Ohio
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Le Bernardin used to be my favorite restaurant because it was so unique in the food selections and preparation. Providence experience was unbelievable. We had the seven course tasting and it was amazing!!! The food was excellent and the presentation was something to experience.

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Thank AtrainOH
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went because of the high ratings on TripAdviser. Thanks to others for rating it so highly. We really enjoyed it. We went with the 7-course tasting menu. The amuse-bouches were spectacular. Five of them. Wow. The food was excellent for the most part. One fish course was bland. My wife's main dish had an undercooked piece of squash (it was... More 

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Thank teddydove
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to have a real high class culinary experience I really recommend you trying the restaurant. You need to be prepared with patience for at least two hours and 400 USD for a dinner of two.

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Thank Dinchoc
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friday lunch is a Tasters' menu with a choice of a four course or more courses menu. You can do wine pairings or not as you choose. It's expensive and worth every penny of it.

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Thank mweil1234
Los Angeles, California
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a reason this is the #1 restaurant in Los Angeles. From the moment you walk in the door the service, ambience, food and attention to detail are superb. I have always done the tasting menu which is fine dining at its best. Be prepared to empty your wallet $$$$$$

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Thank Dee S
Santa Monica
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my favorite restaurants in L.A. In the top of the top as far as "haute cuisine" or "fine dining goes" - it is elegant, creative, overwhelming, and fun. The energy here is a little more fun than most - maybe it's the food, maybe it's the atmosphere - but if feels like a fantastically-elegant party. Your date gets... More 

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Thank ribbonaire
PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just perfection. We went with the Chef's Tasting Menu. Four little courses arrived before our dinner even began. I could not do justice to the plethora of adjectives needed to describe our meal. But it was the single best dining experience AND the most expensive of our lives!

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north carolina
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69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A review of an upper tier restaurant dining experience is best considered in its parts- and each should be exceptional to attain a 5 star rating. After all, you will be parting with quite a bit of your hard earned cash, and it seems only reasonable to give the dining experience as much consideration as you might use for other... More 

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Quezon City, Quezon City, Philippines
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The first thing i asked when we entered the resto was : does Providence belong to the same restaurant group as The Greenhouse in Mayfair, London? The nice, cozy & intimate ambience plus the menu were similar. Even the style of serving, wherein the waiters intricately & expertly describe each dish ( ex: the butter is from Normandy. And the... More 

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Thank Christine B
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to get a table or because it was Monday night. I picked up this restaurant for a dinner with friends based 100% on the tripadvisor review. I wasn't wrong and neither all other reviews. We had rather simple set menu with adding some more dishes like sea urchin. I don't think I need to describe about... 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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$41 - $80
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:00 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 - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5955 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038-3623
    (Wilcox & Cole)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Hollywood
  • Neighborhood: Hollywood
  • Phone Number: +1 323-460-4170

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Hollywood

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Hollywood
Hollywood undoubtedly conjures up images of movie stars and high-end lifestyles, and to this day, tourists flock here from around the world to see the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame, Chinese Theatre and to catch a glimpse of the famed Hollywood sign up close. Celebrity impersonators and crowds give these areas the feeling of an amusement park while many clubs and hotels fill up around the weekends for late-night partying - the Hollywood club scene is a haven for thumping music and table-side bottle service. But parties aren’t the only way to enjoy this area, many visitors come to the neighborhood to sit back with a picnic to watch a performance at the Hollywood Bowl and those looking to stay fit trek along nature trails in the Hollywood hills and in Griffith Park.
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