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French Garden

₹₹ - ₹₹₹French, American
1936 E 7th St, Los Angeles, CA 90021-1206
+1 213-623-4028
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good45%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
31 May 2014
“A hidden gem”
17 May 2013
“Unfortunately their closing”
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French, American
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1936 E 7th St, Los Angeles, CA 90021-1206
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Reviewed 31 May 2014

Ok, I will admit I have not been downtown in a while, but I felt I needed to comment about this place. It was always fun to drive guests to this run down dirty part of Los Angeles and pul up to the valet and...More

Reviewed 17 May 2013

Good lunch restaurant. It's a shame their closing in May. Nice owner, good service and good food. We'll miss them!

1  Thank jerkyking
Reviewed 15 March 2013 via mobile

What a wonderful way to escape downtown LA! Great food, wonderful service in a quaint and lovely restaurant. The owner, Benoit, is the perfect host. The food is divine and the flourless chocolate cake melts in your mouth. We can't wait to go back. The...More

Thank jbs5665
Reviewed 29 November 2012

It would be very easy to miss this place and their great food in the industrial neighborhood in whih it is located. We ate on the patio on a very mild October day, exjoying excellent French food in "le jardin". The wait staff are friendly...More

Thank MonaOrangeCountyCA
Reviewed 20 July 2012

A pleasant oasis in an otherwise industrial neighborhood. Delightful back patio (thus, the garden) with lots of shade and landscaping, excellent value for solid, if not spectacular, food (many French and Mexican specialties), and friendly, accommodating and competent service. The French Garden is a most...More

Thank Ted L
Reviewed 23 June 2012

This is one of the few places where the service and the food are top notch. I made a reservation over the phone and was greeted affably by the gentleman on the line. This attentiveness continued when my wife and I arrived at the restaurant...More

Thank GourmentSpector
Reviewed 17 April 2012

Have you ever just carried a scrap of paper in your wallet in case someday you could locate a place you had heard about? Well today I used mine, jotted down when I saw a Hugh Howser show on TV about this little French restaurant...More

Thank signora2
Reviewed 6 May 2011

Beautiful charming french restaurant, with high quality menu, nice wine and idyllic atmosphere. It's definitely not expensive for the servise and quality they provide!

1  Thank Christine_Saronida
Reviewed 19 February 2008

being able to sit outside makes any restaurant better.

Thank TaiyoWatanabe
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Reviewed 29 November 2007

the decor wont impress you, but the food is lovely. good prices. valet parking.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 12
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1936 E 7th St, Los Angeles, CA 90021-1206
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 213-623-4028
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