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Bottega Louie

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700 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90017
+1 213-802-1470
06:30 - 00:00
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Sun 08:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 06:30 - 23:00
Fri 06:30 - 00:00
Sat 08:00 - 00:00
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a solid restaurant but nothing special. The pizza was good with a nice thin crust but nothing memorable. They do let you mix pizza toppings which is nice. The fried mushrooms really weren't worth the hype on other reviews. I wouldn't bother ordering them. The macaroons were delicious.

Thank Danny H
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Big. Loud. Noisy. Usually busy. Big menu. Good food, well-prepared. There's a reason it's the most popular mid- to high-end restaurant in central L.A. Yes it's slightly pricey. But somebody's gotta lead the way opening an upscale place in the middle of downtown L.A. I'd rather patronize a place like here in it's current location than in some sanitized bland... More 

Thank Ken A
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's ridiculously fancy place, prices are high, but not tasty at all!! And the location....omg. This a place of contrast- fancy place in a middle of filthy, garbage packed downtown Los Angeles. It was a huge disappointment!!!

Thank Inna S
Los Angeles, California, United States
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Sunday afternoon after the theater we had an early supper and we were very pleased! If you are tired and bored of the same ol, same ol' fare, try Bottega Louie. You will always have to wait so try to make a reservation, The place is extremely noisy so try to sit towards the back and near the window if... More 

Thank Cheryl K
Carlsbad, CA
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266 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went to Bottega Louie before a concert at The Greek. As most places in LA, it is tough to get to on a Friday. We had a great dinner - shared a pizza and caprese salad. Both were very good. We had a lot of pizza leftover and took it home. The prices are pretty average for LA. The service... More 

Thank Robonski
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Ordered 2 porchetta sandwiches, which are supposed to be roast pork sandwiches, to go minus aioli, coleslaw and arugula. Ended up getting some nasty pork which want even roasted pork!! The pork looked like it was just boiled!! Simply horrible pork mixed with peppers, onions and what looked to be cilantro!! Not a good tasting sandwich at all.

Thank rhondatheroadie
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My teenage daughter wanted to try these colorful and popular treats. The drive from our stay was pretty slow due to traffic. The macaroons were 13 for $40! I thought that was very expensive. She ended up not liking one of them so it was a waste for us. I believe they are probably an acquired taste and others may... More 

Thank Callielyn83
Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Didn't get to dine here during my last visit but I made sure I did this time and it did not disappoint. The service and food were both excellent - we ordered the brussel sprouts, meatballs and ravioli to share (ravioli was incredible) then had the penne and chicken for main course and ended with the beignets with raspberry and... More 

Thank Ivan H
Miami, Florida
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22 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had to wait in line, on a Sunday night, to have dinner at Bottega Louis. It was worth it. The food was really delicious and well worth the wait. The ambiance is very Europeon, and the waiters very attentive. Our only problem was the noise. Basically, it's a very large room and a very high ceiling so it is... More 

Thank Roberta S
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

came here with family, really like the food here, the bakery is fantastic,eclairs are to die for. parking was not easy, but its worth it

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 41
Italian, American, Pizza, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90017
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 213-802-1470

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