Commissary at The Line Hotel
Commissary at The Line Hotel

Commissary at The Line Hotel

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://eatatpot.com/
  • Phone: 2133683065x
  • Hours of Operation:
    7 Days a week from 7am to 11pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Californian, Contemporary American
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Beer, Full Bar, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wine, Wine Bar

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Normandie
  • Public Transit: Wilshire / Vermont Station
    Purple or Red Metro Line
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet parking is available at the hotel. $8 for COMMISSARY guests for three hours. Please ask the hosts or cashiers for validation. You can also street park. Wilshire Blvd. has free street parking now available after 7pm.
A word from Commissary at The Line Hotel
A produce-driven commissary from the world of POT for the the people. All peoples. A backyard party spilling out of a Greenhouse and into your sub consciousness.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
Commissary at The Line Hotel reviews from OpenTable diners
107 reviews since May 23, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.1
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
82% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for outdoor dining (81)fit for foodies (80)hot spot (65)neighborhood gem (48)romantic (45)good for groups (42)special occasion (36)scenic view (35)vibrant bar scene (26)late-night find (19)great for lunch (15)great for brunch (12)notable wine list (7)kid-friendly (3)Show More
  • Amazing space!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    The space is beautiful & a welcome oasis in a neighborhood lacking in natural beauty. You walk out of the hotel & into an airy greenhouse filled with plants & light. The host seated us right away at the long, communal table after telling us we were not allowed to sit at one of the open 3tops. Shortly after, a party of 2 was seated at the table we asked for which was pretty annoying. Otherwise, the service was good- our server was very warm & friendly, and helped us navigate the abstract menu, taking the time to explain details about a variety of dishes & making recommendations (the menu is comprised of drawings of food without any words). The food was amazing- we tried the schnitzel, corn, lettuce, figs, eggs, & eggplant. Recommended!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Hipster Heaven
    occasionalfoodie
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Yup, that's about right. Food is good enough. Some of the vegetables are good, some like the brocollini not so much. Can be fun to eaqt through the menu. Will have to see it's staying power. Overall a good experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • ReviewVIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    This was a fantastic setting for an unbelievable meal. Will definitely come back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great meal!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Went here for my birthday and LOVED it. Great food and service. Super adventurous menu and outstanding cocktails. I will definitely be returning.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Skip it
    PasstheSaltVIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We went for lunch - the restaurant was nearly empty. The hostess was rude (I told her I had a reservation she ignored me) and sat my boyfriend and I at this horrible little counter where we were seated on stools. We asked to be moved and we were. The stool portion of the seating is a disaster, not sure how anyone is supposed to enjoy a meal sitting on a three legged short stool. Our waiter thankfully was lovely. The vegetable dishes we had (carrots, corn and tomatoes) were all delicious. We then had the Turkey Club and the French Dip. The Turkey Club ingredients were fresh but the bread was covered in grease and the Dip, also greasy, had cheese on it making it more like a Philly Cheesesteak. We won't be back.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Give it a try in a month
    crackedegg7
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Loved the menu style - made it fun and a surprise. :) I am vegan and had no problem ordering - and the food all turned out good, with a couple of really yummy things (eggplant and bok choy were the faves). Service was slow and a little off, which is why I would suggest giving them some time to iron out their new restaurant issues. Great setting - love the green house look, but we sat outside because it got super loud at night when bar was in full swing and they had some really fun music playing out there.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Do not waste your money
    FoodiePr
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Horrible rude, snooty service. A concept that just doesn't work or rather servers refuse to help you understand. Overpriced. Food flavors are confused. Just a big mess on a big check! But very pretty place. Bummer it's not worth the view !
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Roy Choi does it again
    MileageRunner
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Beautiful restaurant that makes you feel like you're eating in an actual big city. Great space, especially on the pool deck. Vegetable dishes are superb; our steak was overdone, and they didnt ask how we wanted it prepared. But exciting new restaurant in the Line Hotel and neighborhood.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great for first time...
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Not gonna blame the waiter at all, but the restaurant is understaffed and the food takes forever to come out. The menu is rather playful, but it requires too much effort in deciphering the product.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Love Them Clams!
    Jett
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Atmosphere @ Commissary is lovely in the terrace greenhouse with all the plants, but noisy on a Friday night, w/ a packed bar located amid the dining area. Food was very tasty, spiced nicely, but a wee bit too spendy for the portion sizes, especially 3 scallops ala carte for $20. The originally printed menus, which were a bit confusing have been pulled, so wait staff currently has to explain food preparation for each dish, to each table, and that makes it a bit difficult to remember, or know exactly what you're ordering. It would be nice to see a more comprehensive menu, and slightly larger portions for the $$ next time. Of the items we tried, the clams with Garlic toast were definitely the stand out, being beautifully spiced & delicious!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The great indoors
    phatbeetlebug
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Awesome spot for lunch. Outdoors feel while still enclosed. Hanging plants give a back east green house feel.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Love
    sharonjanew
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Dining at Commissary is both sophisticated AND lighthearted at the same time... The location is clearly great to begin with, but the food, service, and nighttime atmosphere all add to the occasion greatly. In our visit, we felt impressed by EVERY dish we ordered, in LOVE with all the workers, and very happy to be in the restaurant that night. When ordering from the menu, you are encouraged to take a chance on each item (not knowing exactly what you will be given)... which is actually a very fun way to be served and perhaps what food ordering (and life) should always be like :P Once you eat here, you will fall in love w/ the owner, restaurant, & food, as well as the people you came with. It's very perfect~
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Eating at Commissary
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    The Commissary was a nice spot but for what you get, it is definitely overpriced. Ambiance was nice, and depending on how much you price the ambiance, it could be worth it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • good place to hang with friends!
    dawnnT
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    interesting menu! food is great; i can't believe i consumed as much vegetables on a dinner as i did on our visit! veggies were prepared creatively and deliciously! great place to get together with friends, or maybe even to bring your date! servers were very friendly and helpful. our order took a while to be delivered, the folks next to us that arrived later got theirs first, but the server was more than apologetic and followed-up often. i would come again and hopefully our food will come on time! :) loved the taste!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • innovative food in a unique setting
    katk
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    This is a great Roy Choi restaurant in the Line hotel. It looks like a greenhouse inside and everything is kind of mismatched but matching. The menu is a series of photos to choose from and drinks listed on the bk of an envelope. We ordered pimm's cups to drink and they were delicious (served in to-go soup containers.) Our waitress was super passionate about the food and very descriptive/helpful with recommendations. We ordered carrots (charred and didn't taste like carrots), figs (delicious), clams (that sauce!) and the bass (asian but not asian taste.) Every dish was great but standouts were fish and carrots. The taste of every dish was unique and bold. I would definitely come again. Plus heard brunch is starting soon. Can't wait!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    The ambiance was lovely, i really liked the green house, outdoor feeling. The service was very good. People were friendly, helpful. The food was fair, at best. Too much sauce, however did not fit with type of food (corn was not sweet but covered in sauce)…missing essential flavors despite the fact that it was covered in sauce…..just an opinion from a serious restaurant goer.
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Another great choi spot
    chu105VIP
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Impressed with almost everything: carrots, radishes, deviled eggs, eggplant curry, schnitzel. Pass on garlic bread, and. $3 was a bit much for a bowl of brown rice. Cocktails good but wish they were not in plastic bowls, aesthetically and functionally for drinking. Will return to try more of menu.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Creativity at it's best!
    LAfoodie
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    The menu is different and the ingredients are always fresh! Roy Choi manages to deliver great ambiance without stuffiness and that is brilliant! Lots of communal dining so if this is an issue take note before you go - flexibility is key! Very enjoyable experience. The plants inside give a very indoor/outdoor dining vibe.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ok
    Eatit27
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    The ambiance is super unique and pretty. They get 4 stars for this. The food was ok - some things were overpriced. $12 for the burger, great - for broccolini nah. The bok choy was good but not for $12. The veggies at gjelina are so much more interesting and beautifully prepared and tasty and like $8. The wine pour was atrocious - seriously I think it was a half glass. I get it's new and trendy but I say it's overpriced and overhyped for what it is. The brownie downstairs at the cafe was bomb though.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Delicious food + Greenhouse setting
    ezediner
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Commissary is perched on the second floor of the Line Hotel, right next to the pool. The ambiance is not to be missed. It's inside a greenhouse. The food that is featured here has bold flavors, creative ideas that blend so many local and international influences. We ordered the schnitzel, the burger, the lettuce and the cheese plate. The cheese plate is the only thing I would not recommend, for $15 it was really underwhelming. Perhaps they should make it part of the $8 selection or add bread to the order instead of stale crackers. It was nothing special. However, the cocktails were amazing! Overall I had a good dinning experience and plan to return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing outdoor experience
    Scizofrenic
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Over all, the experience was phenomenal. This was my fifth visit to The Line Hotel and my second at Commossary. My boyfriend and I have been telling all of our friends about the location. I decided to take two friends with me for dinner. The service was perfect, the food was amazing and the ambiance was beautiful. We will definitely continue our visits there.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • This place is amazing!
    Foodie82
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Such great food, drinks and service. Visited twice in one week. Excited to hear that they're going to be serving lunch and brunch soon. I'll definitely be checking that out. Another home run for Mr. Choi!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Utterly confused.
    Foodie
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Though the food and the atmosphere was great, the menu was beyond confusing. Having hand drawings for each protein on one menu and having a separate menu for descriptions is so inconvenient. You send so much time trying to match the descriptions, that the ambiance looses it's charm. Not to mention, the font size of the description was incredibly hard to read...I can't imagine how tough it'd be for people who are far sighted. I feel like sticking to one menu would not only benefit diners, but also the restaurant. You could flip tables a lot faster if people didn't have to spend 15 minutes figuring out the menu. I'm a huge fan of Roy Choi and loved the food, but do us all a favor and redesign the menu!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • beautiful
    wz1s1
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    The moment you step in, you feel transported to a scene in a movie or book. The greenhouse is an utter beauty, with romantic lights and calming plants all around. The bar is gorgeous. I love all the little details put into this restaurant from the napkin holders to the menu slips. Our favorite dishes were the corn, the figs, the grilled lettuce salad, and the fruit& cheese plate. The green sauce on the radish fish was phenomenal as well. I can't wait to come back and also for them to start brunch service!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Simply stellar
    rednikki
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Every dish we had was fantastic. I'm a vegetarian; my partner eats meat. We both ate well. Since it's shared small plates, they advised 3 plates per person; we probably could have done fine with just 5 shared between the two of us. The cocktails were tasty and innovative and the wine was delicious, although the pour could have been heavier. The area is quiet enough to hold a conversation but busy enough to allow for great people-watching. One note: if you're sitting outside in late afternoon, the sun reflects off nearby building windows like a death ray targeting the dining area.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good view / terrible food
    Worldtraveler
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    I was very disappointed with the food. I was a big fan of Roy but my experience her was a big let down 1. Fish: tasted like old catfish with no taste 2. Eggplant: tasted pre packaged eggplant mixed with green curry paste mixed 3. Garlic Bread : average 4. Tomatoes : Best thing in the menu 5. Scallops: overcooked. Flavor was nothing great
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Choi outdoes himself yet again!
    Food4Thought
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Innovative and exciting, Commissary is bustling with cool people, amazing food and good vibes. Loved the latest and greatest from Chef Choi who continues to outdo himself. Choi never disappoints, instead he inspires one to step out of the box and try something new. I can't wait to go back! Loved everything about this place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not worth they hype
    JourneyJosh
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    The greenhouse idea was really cool. I showed up on time for my reservation but I was placed at a communal table and had to sit on really unstable stools. AGH! They menu was really confusing and hard to understand.. Almost like a puzzle. It just seems like they still havent figured out what they are doing yet. Its a beautiful setting, but the food was way below par! Really dissapointed!!!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A Joint that
    Troth
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    The setting is great and the food is fresh and well sourced. The carrots and the rhubarb dessert in particular were delicious. Although the clams were prepared well, the sauce was too oily for my taste. Finally, it would be fun to spend an afternoon getting drunk off the winning cocktails (gin + juice!) served in plastic deli containers. At the expense of diners, however, ordering off the hipster/designer menus is unnecessarily complicated, time consuming. I look forward to stopping by again to add more stars.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    Everything we ordered was fantastic!!! We loved finding this hidden gem. Can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • veterandiner
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Too much wrong with this whole meal to detail. About 2 of 7 dishes tasted okay.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • If only i could give it 10 Stars
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    I'm terrible with wordy, witty descriptions, but I know what I like to eat. I can't say enough how much I am enamored with this place, the vibrant atmosphere, the AMAZINGLY fresh and delicious food....just A++. Roy can do no wrong. I'll be back soon I'm sure. oh and if you have little ones, dont be afraid to bring them...that Grilled Cheese made my little guy happy! oh yeah one last thing, ourserver was so sweet, just wonderful service
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • commissary
    outeverymeal
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    tries more to be trendy than authentic both in atmosphere and cuisine
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Back to Nature in the City
    SNOWY
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    Walk into the rooftop greenhouse at The Commissary, and leave whatever world you left behind. You immediately relax and get energized by what unfolds. When the menu comes in an envelope, your curiosity is peaked. Advice: Before you go further, order a cold-pressed juice cocktail (alc or non-alc) printed on the outside of the envelope. And then when you open the contents of the envelope, you will take at least 10 minutes trying to figure out how to navigate it. When you ask the waiter, he or she will knowingly and calmly shrug and say you'll figure it out. And you do. Advice: Just like a puzzle, enjoy matching the pictures of primary ingredients to their preps. This is a place to relish each moment and each bite. Experience it !
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Awsome
    Linesrus
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    Shashana was an attentive, friendly server. The menu is unique and the portions large and the presentation is fantastic. Would definitely recommend as a hidden gem in Koreatown!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing!
    Valadizzle
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    Loved the food! Loved the vibe and friendly staff. Looking forward to spreading the word!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 71 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 23, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.3
    • Food4.3
    • Ambiance4.6
    • Service4.3
    • Noise LevelModerate
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