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Tasting Kitchen

1633 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90291-3744
+1 310-392-6644
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“tasting menu” (14 reviews)
“pasta” (45 reviews)
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Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1633 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90291-3744
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place. We had a light dinner on a christmas evening here with my wife. The place was semi-crowded but they managed to get us a nice spot without having a reservation. Their mocktailes and wine both delicious, and the menu is quite rich and...More

Thank ooidsn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went with my friend. There were only two seats so we took those. It was the long table that many people eat together. However I was not used to it. Actually It was uncomfortable. The food taste was not bad. But too salty to...More

Thank Young Min A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good brunch with all classic brunch dishes cooked at perfection. A nice choice for a Sunday’s brunch. The expresso was far from perfection though

Thank alefood
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Good restaurant in Venice. Pros: Lively fun hip scene, good food, good service. Cons: Menu hard to understand, food good not amazing but quite high priced for the quality.

Thank T M
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We went last night and had the best dinner. We had: - Bread and some cheese (bread was so fresh, and the cheeses amazing!) - Smoked Trout appetizer (with salanova and apple) - AMAZING! - Wagyu Beef Skewers - ALSO AMAZING!!! - Amazing salad with...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Service, service, service. The food was amazing as expected but so many times restaurants fail at what really sets a meal apart from an experience. Amy did a excellent job with our table from start to finish. The service didn't feel rushed but very attentive....More

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Open air LA restaurant with organic menu delights. beet salad was excellent but the fusilli and rigatoni were very ordinary. The service outstanding but the room when filled gets noisy. Would go back for the chicken or branzino-not the pasta.

Thank Donald S
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We were sat upstairs away from all the pretty airy space downstairs despite having booked a week in advance and requesting it. The service was very slow, our coffees arrived luke warm, and by the time brunch was served they were basically cold and undrinkable....More

Thank Vitamin_Sea2008
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This restaurant (together with Salt Air) is part of the culinary, ingredient-centered wave started by Gjelina that makes Abbot Kinney a true foodie destination. It is modern, cool, with excellent music, friendly staff and deceptively simple sophisticated food. Unlike Gjelina's and Salt Air's food, the...More

Thank pamouyal
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Just landed from a 14 hour flight and wanted a venue with some buzz and flair to keep me awake. This venue had a combination of a nice bar and an out door vibe. Word of advice - stay down rather than upstairs. We were...More

Thank Kavine V
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souvenirs, and jewelry are on display. Crowds of
visitors marvel at the sites while weightlifting
enthusiasts pump iron in plain view, and skateboarders
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 35 - US$ 45
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1633 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90291-3744
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Venice
  • Neighbourhood: Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 310-392-6644
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