Bedford & Burns

Bedford & Burns

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.bedfordandburns.com/
  • Phone: 3102738585x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch

    Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 5:00pm

    Dinner

    Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday 5:00pm:- 10:00pm
    Sunday-CLOSED
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Californian, Contemporary American
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Wilshire
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet Parking available directly in front of the restaurant on Bedford Drive.
A word from Bedford & Burns
In the heart of Beverly Hills’ Golden Triangle, the Burns Family welcomes you to their fresh take on the American bistro. In a warm residential setting, punctuated by great contemporary art, or on the heated sidewalk patio, guests dine on a menu of personal favorites drawing upon the abundant resources available to us in Southern California. Fresh oysters, wood-fired pizzas and meats, and classic fare, including the famous Bob Burns Caesar salad, offer cuisine that is one part solid tradition and the other part fresh inspiration. California wines, craft beers and classic cocktails round out the dining experience.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeigborhood Gem
  • Diners' Choice WinnerContemporary American
Bedford & Burns reviews from OpenTable diners
77 reviews since May 24, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.3
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (49)great for lunch (35)great for outdoor dining (33)fit for foodies (25)good for groups (13)special occasion (11)great for brunch (10)romantic (9)kid-friendly (6)vibrant bar scene (6)late-night find (5)hot spot (5)notable wine list (4)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Not a favorite
    JUMBOVIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Had a res to meet 2 other people. They came in gave name and went to bar. 20 min later we came in same name and they sat us and never told the other couple and it was not even busy. Had we not texted them they would still be sitting there. food is average. Waiter is too into himself. I will never go back.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always enjoyable
    FangVIP
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Servers do not need to interrupt a conversation to ask if everything is alright. The fact that we're eating and not looking around for a server should be sufficient. Have confidence that the food is going to be right and then you don't have to interrupt.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love the menu
    lovesitdining
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    They always have great specials and the regular menu itself it also very delicious. Nearby my office, so it's great to come for a lunch meeting.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • our favorites for Chicken Meatballs
    Essie
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    The best chicken meatballs anywhere on this planet… so good that after going 5 times, I have yet to order anything else :D Next time for sure I will try something different because everything comes out of the kitchen looking yummy….
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Returning for the Lobster Ravioli
    CRM1VIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    My husband loves the Lobster ravioli here. He was not disappointed. I had scallops which were tender and delicious. However on this visit the service was a little distracted. Our server was friendly, polite and knowledgeable but we were left waiting a bit too long between courses. It was Saturday and the restaurant although almost empty when we arrived filled quickly so perhaps that was the problem. We will return because the food is excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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  • Comfortable and delicious
    Wino
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Well prepared fresh ingredients, friendly family service and casual vibe make this a natural choice for a delicious lunch or dinner and a craft beer or cocktail. The tables outside afford a view of the Beverly Hills shoppers and is dog friendly.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great meal again and again
    FriedmansVIP
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Best Caesar salad in town. Cold and crisp every time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a good eat
    CaptainP
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    One of our fav spots in BH. We work close by and eat there a couple times a week. Excellent staff and manager.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Building a good base
    Likebutta
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    Third visit and I enjoy the place a lot. The food is very diverse and the specials always are rather different and give a little more divergency. Everything i have ordered I would easily order again and the people are very willing to do things "your way" to please. Refreshing to see a newer place with no attitude in BH
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Food was very good and the service was excellent. Very nice people.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Needs improvement
    mxpbuyVIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    The service is the place to start with improvement. We went for an early dinner and the restaurant was, at most, 40% full. The "bottled" water did not taste filtered and seemed to have that fresh-from-the-kitchen-tap flavor. Our waitress brought small white wine glasses for our Napa Cab. My wife's appetizer showed up over 3.5 minutes after mine did. The food was made from quality, fresh ingredients and was generally prepared well, but each dish lacked a little pizzaz and the only one that had any was the Jadori Chicken but that was because it was a bit oversalted. The good news about this place is that the food is good and the portion sizes (especially the appetizers) create some value dining. Still, I hoped for better.
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  • Great local spot
    NOTAHAPPYCAMPERVIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Bedford and Burns isnt the 1st restraunt to come to mind in BH but it should be...Simply put, it is just delish all around!!! Highly recommend it..They aim to please!!!!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Consistently good
    HappyDiner
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Something for everyone with great service and nice ambiance.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A good fit
    Likebutta
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Finally a good fit for the old Ginger Man space. Second visit and food was very good and a varied selection of choices. Especially nice outdoor seating
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always consistent!
    dintoexVIP
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Went to B&B for a business lunch and requested a "better" table withthe hopes of being able to have a conversation. Although it was somewhat better, I think the restaurant is just plain loud and there's not much they can do about it. On the plus side, we had a great server - very attentive without being intrusive. I order the fish special - it was good but not outstanding. I tend to stick with my old favorites: homemade bisquits, the salads and of course the burger - all are great.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Terrific dining experience
    JHG1VIP
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    This was our second visit to this restaurant and it was every bit as good as the first visit. The food is excellent - perfectly prepared fried calamari and the steak and fries first rate. The other entrees were great, the wines by the glass great and the three layer lemon cake outstanding. The service was really outstanding and all of the staff friendly and competent. Definitely worth a return visit and a return visit after that!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Happy
    CaptainP
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    We like to eat here once or twice a week. The waiters are great and don't lag like most places. The chef is great. The pizza is a great appetizer to share : )
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great burgers...but...
    foodaware
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    My guy had a hamburger; I ordered lamb burger. Both terrific & juicy. Overcooked, but still very enjoyable. Fries arrived lukewarm. Even a newly served order of hot fries showed they're just not very good. Too limp. Server started out great; but never came back once our entrees were served-when we needed him. Showed up after the fact; pleasant; apologetic (nice gesture but...). We will go back...but we're in no hurry.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A little disappointing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Pleasant waiter but did not tell us the specials (which we heard told to an adjacent table). Had to ask for bread. Had to ask for dessert menus. Gave us two dessert menus for four of us.
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  • New Jewel in Beverly Hills...
    trappee
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Great ambiance. Great Food. Crab Louie salad without a doubt the best in the city. Burns family has been at this for years and understand better than most how to serve high quality, great food. Not be missed if you're in Beverly Hills.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pluses and minuses
    larsandVIP
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    The food is competent but that intangible of of a good restaurant -- everything "clicking"-- was absent here. Service was fair, at best. A small point: the waiter steered us away from a $10 glass of Rose (so why is it on the menu?) and, of course, the recommended one was $14. For Rose at a place like that? They even told Open Table we were a "no-show!' That was dinner. Apparently it is very popular for lunch.
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  • Solid Restaurant
    Doorah
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    The food and selection were both good. Our mushroom pizza with truffle oil was delicious. Have had better banana cream pie but was still quite good. A great place for a large group since it wasn't loud and there's a large selection on the menu. If you're looking for a scene-y restaurant, perhaps not the place as the crowd seemed to skew older. I prefer food over club-y vibe and if you do too, you may want to check this restaurant out.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Loved the Peking Duck
    kathe90035VIP
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    Not fried nor greasy; came with wonderful bok choy
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A great find.
    ElderlyFella
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    Great food and service. Very good menu choices.Quiet enough to talk, especially on the side of the restaurtant. Very good menu choices.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Everyone was happy
    wissyVIP
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    My request for a quiet table was honored and even the arrival of a party of 14 nearby was handled adroitly. My companions had not been there before and commented on the comfortable ambiance and look of the dining room. Cocktails and meals were delicious and the peach cobbler was a standout.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • a neighborhood gem
    FangVIP
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    We love this restaurant - great staff and a menu from which I want to have everything - straight forward and well prepared food attractively presented. This, like Porta Via on Canon is a real neighborhood gem
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • consistently good
    riomVIP
    Dined on 6/17/2014
    always very good food and service .We were five for lunch and had different things from fish tacos to heuvos rancheros and soups and chicken curry salad and everything was delicious including their berry crumble.I look forward to going back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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  • love this place
    Essie
    Dined on 6/16/2014
    we went back for our 4 th dinner experience with different friends… this place can do no wrong… we all came away with our tummies filled with yummy, food… and you couldn't ask for better staff or host/hostess people to round out a great evening..
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • can't say enough good things...
    Essie
    Dined on 6/10/2014
    This is our new go to place for eating and recommending to anyone that will listen… OMG !!!! it is a wonderful experience on every level… Food is fantastic, people are so so nice and welcoming and drinks are exactly how you want them… perfect.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Spot
    outandabout
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    The menu is diverse and the service is excellent.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 47 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 24, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.3
    • Food4.4
    • Ambiance4.4
    • Service4.4
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 129 reviews are from the Bedford & Burns reviews archive.
  • Bad & Better - Bedford & Burns
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    Double date at Bedford & Burns on a Saturday night was just "okay". Some food items were BAD (key lime pie, NY Steak) -- and some food items were BETTER --(artichoke appetizer, lamb chops)... but nothing was BEST. Service was good. Atmosphere pretty but not terribly memorable. Just so-so all around. Sort of like you want to say nicely at the end of evening, " that was okay but come on... you can do better than this...".
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  • great food but SO loud
    dintoexVIP
    Dined on 4/21/2014
    I always love the food, quality and vareity that the restaurant offers. However, we were seated in the main section at a table in the middle and it was virtually impossible to hear my dining companions. I eat at B&B often, so in the future I will request a booth or a table at the far end of the restaurant.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Great for Lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • hidden gem
    SteveBVIP
    Dined on 4/18/2014
    The bar staff know their stuff. This is mixology quality. Service staff are polite, efficient, know when to approach and when to serve the main course (thank u Annie!) Food is reasonable in price and excellent. The hostess treats you like a old time customer and you feel good eating there. Check it out!
    Special Features:
    Neighborhood Gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Problems handled graciously
    wissyVIP
    Dined on 4/18/2014
    I asked for crispy bacon in my breakfast sandwich, but it arrived with no bacon at all. My companion had a salad and its avocado was left off! Both were brought quickly on the side and both completed dishes were delicious. The manager then brought us a wonderful berry crumble a la mode as an apology and we left satisfied and happy. This well-handled incident was appreciated particularly because I had recently had a problem at a different restaurant that was so poorly handled I'll never go back to that one. I'll definitely go back to Bedford and Burns, though.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Fit For Foodies, Great for Lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • consistently satisfying
    riomVIP
    Dined on 4/15/2014
    this restaurant is consistently good.From the warm greeting at the door to the excellent food and service I always enjoy my time there
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Bedford & Burns
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    The decor is nice but the food mediocre. This relatively new restaurant must be in financial trouble already since they charge $1 for bread (which was mediocre). I won't be returning.
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  • Loud
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 4/11/2014
    Slow service, tight quarters(people bumping into your chairs the whole time), two uni-sex bathrooms for entire restaurant and you could barely hear the people at your table.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Beverly Hills, New News in dining
    Beachcomer
    Dined on 4/8/2014
    here is a good opportunity to have a great bar & drink selections, wines and beers on tap, very good food selection from Exotic and Interesting specials to their great Burger and the Pizza, fabulous.... in a comfortable contemporary designed setting- the owner walks around and seems to truly care about your satisfaction with the experience- quiet enough to talk, hear and be heard- lovely evening......we'll be back-
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for brunch, notable wine list, kid-friendly, romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Where's the beef?
    GastroKnowMick
    Dined on 4/2/2014
    Fairly extensive menu but difficult to discern the chef's intent or theme - just da ya want meat or fish kind of menu. Caesar salad didn't cross the Rubicon of excitement, the cheeseburger was less memorable than In n Out and the prices were unjustified save for the establishment being in the price belt of Beverly Hills.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • business dining
    a3r3t
    Dined on 3/26/2014
    A group of us went out to dinner after work. The location was perfect. The server was knowledgeable and helpful. The food was delicious and presented nicely. The overall experience was pleasant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.