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Otium Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner
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WINES BY THE GLASS
BUBBLES
Glass 13
Bottle 60
Prosecco, Sommariva, Prosecco, Conegliano Valdobiadenne, Italy, NV
Glass 15
Bottle 70
Sparkling Rosé, Mas Fi, Cava, Spain NV
Glass 20
Bottle 90
Champagne, Nicolas Feuillatte, Brut Réserve, Champagne, France, NV
Glass 30
Bottle 140
Rosé Champagne, Ruinart, Brut, Reims, Champagne, France NV
Glass 45
Bottle 225
Champagne, Dom Pérignon, Brut, Epernay, Champagne, France, 2006
WHITE
Glass 12
Bottle 45
Encruzado Blend, Niepoort, "Rótulo Branco," Dão, Portugal 2017
Glass 23
Bottle 90
Sauvignon Blanc, Lucien Crochet, "La Croix du Roy," Sancerre, France 2016
Glass 16
Bottle 60
Garganega, Inama, "Vigneti di Foscarino," Soave Classico, Italy 2016
Glass 10
Bottle 40
Albariño, Campus Stella, Rías Baixas, Spain 2015
Glass 15
Bottle 60
Chenin Blanc, Beaumont Family Wines, Walker Bay, South Africa 2018
Glass 16
Bottle 60
Riesling, Ostler, Riesling Dry, Waitaki Valley, New Zealand 2012
Glass 17
Bottle 65
Roussanne, Stolpman Vineyards, Ballard Canyon, Santa Barbara County, California 2017
Glass 21
Bottle 80
Chardonnay, Wind Racer, Anderson Valley, California 2014
ROSÉ
Glass 15
Bottle 60
Grenache/Cinsault, L'Éléphant, Côtes de Provence, France 2017
RED
Glass 15
Bottle 60
Lemberger, Wachtstetter, Württemberg, Germany 2016
Glass 30
Bottle 110
Pinot Noir, Domaine Launay Horiot, "Les Perrières," Pommard, Burgundy 2015
Glass 14
Bottle 55
Valdeguie, Pax Mahle Wines, "Quail Run Vineyard," Sonoma Coast, California 2017
Glass 12
Bottle 45
Tempranillo, Monteabellón, "Avaniel," Ribera del Duero, Spain 2015
Glass 16
Bottle 60
Aglianico, Il Cancelliere, Campania, Italy 2016
Glass 17
Bottle 65
Syrah/Grenache, Clos de L'Amandaie, Languedoc, France 2016
Glass 27
Bottle 100
Merlot/Cab Sauv/Cab Franc, Château Lalande-Borie, Saint-Julien, Bordeaux 2012
Glass 30
Bottle 120
Cabernet Sauvignon, Emerson Brown, Napa Valley, California 2016
SWEET
Glass 13
Bottle 65
Sparkling Gamay, Patrick Bottex, "La Cueille", Bugey-Cerdon, Savoie, France NV
Glass 14
Bottle 90
Semillon, Secret de Château Biac, Cadillac, France 2011
Glass 8
Bottle 60
Aglianico, Fabio de Beaumont, "Don Fa'," Campania, Italy NV
Glass 18
Port, Taylor Fladgate, 20yr Tawny, Portugal
Glass 12
Madeira, D'Oliveiras, Verdelho, Madeira, Portugal 1994
Glass 23
Madeira, D'Oliveiras, Bual, Madeira, Portugal 1977
Glass 40
Madeira, D'Oliveiras, Sercial, Madeira, Portugal 1937
Glass 75
Madeira, D'Oliveiras, Malvasia, Madeira, Portugal 1907
HALF BOTTLES
CHAMPAGNE
120
Billecart-Salmon, Brut Rosé, Mareuil-Sur-Aÿ, NV
70
Delamotte, Blanc de Blancs, Grand Cru Brut, Le Mesnil-sur-Oger, NV
140
Krug, "Grand Cuvée," Brut, Reims, NV
WHITE
DOMESTIC
90
Kenzo Estate, "Asatsuyu," Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley, California 2017
50
Lail Vineyards, "Blueprint," Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley, California 2016
50
Patz & Hall, Chardonnay, Dutton Ranch, Russian River Valley, California 2015
50
Tablas Creek, "Esprit Blanc de Tablas," White Rhône Blend, Paso Robles, CA 2015
65
Tyler, Chardonnay, Sanford & Benedict Vineyard, Sta. Rita Hills, California 2016
About
Otium is a contemporary restaurant that draws from the rich culinary heritage and experiences of Timothy Hollingsworth. It is designed to be a social restaurant with an open kitchen merging indoor and outdoor spaces. The restaurant's name, Otium, has its roots in Latin, a word that is meant to emphasize a place where time can be spent on leisurely social activities. Otium strips away the rigid formalities of dining while focusing on the quality of food, warm service, and relaxed casual ambience, paralleling the true essence of its name. The restaurant draws inspiration from the 100-year-old olive trees planted in The Broad's adjacent plaza by utilizing rustic cooking with wood fire and sustainable
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Contemporary, American, International
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went there for lunch with a great friend. I had been there couple of times before, but this time was a bit awkward. We ordered entrees and a small salad to share. We wanted to have salad first, but entrees came way before salad -...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank lexter266
Reviewed 6 days ago

During the1980s, a restaurant in Manhattan called The Quilted Giraffe reigned supreme among celebrities and the coke-fueled Bright Lights, Big City smart set alike. It featured a prix fixe menu for $75 dollars (about $250 in the 2019 dollar equivalent), but for an additional $50,...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank jittery_eric
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere at Otium is enjoyable. I used to go here for lunch sometimes and dinners before events nearby. The food was great, though at the times the hours varied and they were not very good at updating their hours on socials/google for special events...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank helloceleste
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked this restaurant for my birthday after watching the tv cooking competition The Final Table. Timothy Hollingsworth, the chef and founder of Otium, was the winner. So we made the trek downtown on a Thursday night from Santa Monica (1 hour drive for a 12...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank 805deborahw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The menu is limited to a lot of hoity toity food which is my biggest complaint. I'm not into eating weird tasting garnishes and such. I'd rather have some food I can pronounce and actually know what it is. The service was great. The food...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Otter2269
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So I finally got the opportunity to go and have a business lunch at this hotspot in downtown LA getting there fairly easy parked at valet parking fairly easy got a table online fairly easy greeted by a very friendly staff and a beautiful space...More

Date of visit: April 2019
20  Thank PennyDavidi
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Four of us booked a table for 5:00 when the restaurant opened. We had lots of questions and the waiter answered them graciously. We indicated that we had to leave for theater by 6:00 and he said it would be no problem. We placed our...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Neely S
Reviewed April 14, 2019

Dining at Otium Restaurant is a Culinary Delight coupled with Great Location. It’s just next door to the Broad Museum, across the street from MOCA & one block from the Philharmonic & the Music Center venues. It’s a special spot saved up for a dining...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank David B L
Reviewed April 8, 2019

Stumbled across this place by pure chance on our last day in Los Angeles and really glad we did. Every member of staff behind the bar was very passionate and made us cocktails based on what we liked. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank shearmagic
Reviewed April 3, 2019 via mobile

After enjoying the latest exhibit at The Broad, my wife and I made 8:00 reservations. We were seated on time and the decor was open and modern. The noise level was loud. Our server was quick, polite and had a good understanding of the menu....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 23Feb45
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