Craft Los Angeles
Perfect in every wayMy mother was in town, and I wanted her to experience Craft. The restaurant- food, service, staff, ambiance, etc.- did not disappoint. The butterscotch panna cotta was to die for! The service was attentive, warm, and welcoming, without being insincere and annoying.5/16/2013 12:00:00 AMWe come often and always findWe come often and always find it just what we wanted. Only now we have discovered that self parking costs $3.00 in the covered garage entrance to which is just to the side of the valet parking which is $10.00. At night we understand now that parking is free in the garage with restaurant validation. That makes us live it more!!!5/14/2013 12:00:00 AMDining alone at Craft LosDining alone at Craft Los Angles on Mother's Day while away from home and without my child. Everyone at Craft was very gracious and accommodating to me. I felt very well cared for and the food was perfectly prepared. Craft was the right choice for a relaxed, quiet dinner. The food was excellent but the people there really made the experience memorable.5/12/2013 12:00:00 AMHome Away from HomeFood is impeccable as always, but the service is what my (now) husband and I have always enjoyed since we've started coming to Craft in 2009. The staff is professional, friendly, and attentive to all your needs. The menu is dynamic and offers your palette something new each time. We love that Craft LA supports local farms and brings the freshest products to their dining room tables. We look forward to having Craft as a part of our annual celebrations (whether it be anniversaries or birthdays).5/11/2013 12:00:00 AMBravoIncredible ingredients cooked with intention and care. Seemingly simple but artfully delivered. Service knowledgable, friendly, and down to earth. We enjoyed every bite!5/10/2013 12:00:00 AMSome of the best food andSome of the best food and service in Los Angeles. Craft is an instant favorite.
The tasting menu is well worth it for the variety and portion sizes (generous). Even though the restaurant is full and busy, it is easy to have a conversation across the table without raising your voice.5/10/2013 12:00:00 AMFantastic time!Craft is one of our new favorite places. The food, especially the pasta dishes, reminded us of dinner in Tuscany. Simple, yet delicious and heart-warming. But, the staff really make Craft stand out from all the rest. Everyone was so friendly, from the young lady who poured our first glass of champange, to the young man who cleared our plates. Jim, our server, was excellent! He was right on top of everything. Noone rushed us. We even had a chat with Stacey for about 20 minutes between courses and the night still flowed. We actually just about closed the place on a Wednesday night...
If the restaurant was in our immediate neighborhood, we would frequent Craft on a regular basis! Thank you all so much for a lovely evening!5/8/2013 12:00:00 AMExceptional ...From start to finish Craft was amazing! 5 STARS! Everything I put in my mouth was delectable. I can't wait to return and share my dining experience with all my friends and family. A must for foodies. Thank you Craft, you are now my new favorite restaurant! And that says a lot...5/4/2013 12:00:00 AMNot what I expectedI really expected to get blown away. The food was very good, but there was nothing on the menu that said to me "I have to have it." And, that's what I was expecting.4/29/2013 12:00:00 AMAnother great meal at CeaftOnce again, I enjoyed my meal at Craft. Todd is a hit at the restaurant and always makes my group feel good.4/26/2013 12:00:00 AMThe only reason I reducedThe only reason I reduced it one star was the wine pairing with the Chef's tasting menu. The wines didn't blow me away. I wanted the wine to enhance the food and vice versa. I didn't get that. Nothing peaked my interest. For the cheese course the wine was too sweet, too syrupy. Usually I would as for a list of the wines to take with me, this time I didn't bother. Other than that, the food was AMAZING!!! The service was some of the best I've ever had. The atmosphere was relaxing and inviting.4/26/2013 12:00:00 AMQuality UnsurpassedCraft is consistently a quality dining experience. There is NO service as fine as Craft provides. john, the sommelier,
so sweetly checked in with us with his bright smile and knowledgable wine experience.
Our waiter, Michael was also so knowledgable about the menu~graciously exchanged a dish; gave us
the lovely perks of pre-apetizers, pre desserts(divine butterscotch panicotta-treats of cookies to accompany our dessert
of a lovely strawberry shortcake-and a little party favor of granola for breakfast to savor the memory of our fine dining experience.
Victoria4/26/2013 12:00:00 AMI LOVE Craft!In all the years I have been coming to this restaurant, only once was I disappointed. It was a really off night for some reason but every other time, and it is many, I have totally enjoyed my experience.
I love Craft!4/26/2013 12:00:00 AMSpectacular Food and ServiceHands down, one of the best restaurants in Los Angeles. Our group of 6 had superior service. All great looking and informative. The food was spectacular with every dish perfectly prepared. Appetizer standouts were the octopus, the pasta and greens, and the hearts of palm/avocado/blood orange salad. For mains, fish dishes were winners: salmon and artichoke with a simple, flavorful broth you'd want to drink: perfectly seared halibut, and jidori chicken. Short ribs was the only unimpressive dish. For sides, Yukon gold mashed potatoes melted in the mouth. And desserts were monstrous, especially the rhubarb tart and the doughnuts. The capper was the chef's gift of goodies with the highlight of a coffee infused, warm marshmallow bite. YUM!4/25/2013 12:00:00 AMCraft is amazing!! I've neverCraft is amazing!! I've never had a bad experience. Amazing food. Amazing service. Highly recommend the beet salad, flat bread pizza and if available the octopus carpaccio to start. I love all of their food, though this time I had the salmon. Others had their steak salad which they really enjoyed. Ask your server for wine pairings, they are good at making recommendations.4/24/2013 12:00:00 AMHas a New York feelAlways love this restaurant. Food and service is great. It is extra special because we can walk to the restaurant from home. Very attentive service.4/23/2013 12:00:00 AMAmbiance, service and variedAmbiance, service and varied menu of small plates for sharing are the highlights. Remains a great place for a true LA dining experience.4/23/2013 12:00:00 AMFoodie HeavenExcellent dining choice. Amazing menu and very friendly and knowledgable wait staff. Sommelier made terrific wine suggestion as well.4/22/2013 12:00:00 AMFood was great. The serviceFood was great. The service was outstanding. We went for an anniversary and every member of the staff went out of their way to make it special.4/22/2013 12:00:00 AMEverything was delicious butEverything was delicious but most of all the service was superb and this made the experience very pleasurable.4/20/2013 12:00:00 AMThis is our third time atThis is our third time at Craft and each time the food and service have been perfect. The service is outstanding. Attentive without being cloying. The food was delicious and the ingredients used are the very best.4/20/2013 12:00:00 AMWonderfulOne of the top restaurants in the country. Wonderful food simply prepared with fresh spectacular product. We try to make it every time we're in LA.4/20/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat menu, incredible serviceGreat menu, incredible service - one of my favorite restaurants in Los Angeles!4/18/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat place, food was goodGreat place, food was good and the service was excellent.4/18/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat, fresh menu. FriendlyGreat, fresh menu. Friendly staff. Food tastes fantastic.4/17/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat food, and service. GotGreat food, and service. Got the Hurricane oysters, probably the best I've ever had.4/16/2013 12:00:00 AMBirthday DinnerAmbiance was lovely. Our servers were extremely attentive to all our needs. Courses were served in a timely manner. The roast duck was outstanding as were the oysters and avocado salad. Lovely little additions to the regular menu included amuse bouche, lime custard before our main dessert, and delicious little cookies at the end of our service. One more surprise was the granola take home bag. All in all, a lovely birthday dinner for me! Oh, and I forgot the luscious little chocolate cake they presented for my special day. Would highly recommend!4/13/2013 12:00:00 AMFood, staff and service wereFood, staff and service were wonderful as they always are.4/12/2013 12:00:00 AMCraft is tops!!Craft is truly a great restaurant. The room is beautiful, the service is friendly helpful and most of all the food is perfect4/10/2013 12:00:00 AMThe perfect setting and menuThe perfect setting and menu for business luncheon.4/10/2013 12:00:00 AMThe restaurant could not haveThe restaurant could not have treated us more like royalty. They were so nice about us calling to push back our reservation and when we arrived, it was more than ok for us to wait for an available table in the dining room. This actually gave us a chance to enjoy the bar and the specialty cocktails. When we were moved to our table, there was a menu for the evening, since we were experiencing the Gilt tasting menu, which was personalized with our names. The staff was so attentive and made our dining experience very special! We had a fabulous dining experience, thank you! We have been to the Craft Steak in Vegas and are so happy that there is a location in our backyard! The cuisine and service was outstanding and we will def be back!4/6/2013 12:00:00 AMContinues to delight and deliver"Wow!" is all I can say. Craft remains one of my all-time favorites. Amazing food, spectacular service, gorgeous ambiance. What a wonderful way to spend my birthday. The manager and staff did everything to make this a truly memorable experience for my special day. The staff is the most professional I have ever seen. And the manager makes it her passion to make every guest feel special (and she is ultra-passionate and dedicated to her craft--no pun intended). The food is a food-lover's dream--everything from the amuse-bouche to the main course to the dessert. Kudos to Tom Colicchio and his to-die-for establishment!4/6/2013 12:00:00 AMBeautiful food and friendlyBeautiful food and friendly service made dining with my family and roommates together for the first time very pleasant and cofortable4/4/2013 12:00:00 AMFirst, the main course portionsFirst, the main course portions are substantial, perfect for sharing. This may be the most comfortable space in the LA foodie scene. We had plenty of seating room, never felt like we were elbowing fellow diners. The space is open, bright, and beautiful. The food is excellent, I would recommend the beet salade, if your a beet lover (I am) and the short ribs. The deserts are great. Great selection of wines by the glass and half bottles. Service was beyond perfect. There's so much to like here. The staff are clearly well trained and paying attention.4/4/2013 12:00:00 AM1st Anniversary!I would be happy to come back for every Anniversary! Thank you Craft LA!4/1/2013 12:00:00 AMCraft Los Angeles is a beautifulCraft Los Angeles is a beautiful restaurant with great food, wonderful service, and a modern and chic, but not over-the-top ambiance. Try the chef's tasting course, it was wonderful.3/30/2013 12:00:00 AMThe food was excellent butThe food was excellent but the service was out of this world fabulous! We celebrated our 39th wedding anniversary at Craft. All of the staff, from the greeter to the waitress and sommelier, knew it was our anniversary and greeted us with our names and a congratulatory refrain. We had a wonderful time and a great meal.3/30/2013 12:00:00 AMunbeatable service. incomparableunbeatable service. incomparable food.
best restaurant in la.3/29/2013 12:00:00 AMEverything you would expectEverything you would expect from such roots, but the service and ambiance exceeded our expectations. A perfect 10 dining experience. P.S. Don't miss the octopus appetizer...3/29/2013 12:00:00 AMCraft LA was beyond amazing!Craft LA was beyond amazing! The food was wonderful but the service was what put it over the top. While the prices are justified, I'll call it my "Special Occasion" restaurant in LA :-) I cannot wait to return and try their other delicious delights!3/28/2013 12:00:00 AMI had one of the most outstandingI had one of the most outstanding dining experience in a long time. It was awesome.3/28/2013 12:00:00 AMPerfect for clientsPerfect client lunch. Craft never disappoints and I love the farm to table cooking.3/28/2013 12:00:00 AMAmazing!Craft was amazing. It exceeded our expectations. We went here for my wife's birthday and it was an absolute hit. The food was fantastic and the service was amazing.
Thanks!3/27/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat birthday dinner!The Chef's tasting menu was so good. I highly recommend it. The steak was out of this world. The best I have had. I would have given this 5 stars except for one misstep by our server. I made him aware of a particular food allergey at our table and he brought out three things without acknowledging it. Lucky we caught it but this could have had caused some serious problems. Otherwise, excellent food for this foodie.3/27/2013 12:00:00 AMAnother great meal with terrificAnother great meal with terrific service. We can't get enough of this place.3/27/2013 12:00:00 AMThis restaurant is almostThis restaurant is almost always exceptional. The food, ambiance and service are all A+3/26/2013 12:00:00 AMOne of the best overall diningOne of the best overall dining experiences I have ever had!3/25/2013 12:00:00 AMI took my husband there forI took my husband there for his 60th birthday. He said it was one of the best meals he has ever had! The service there is amazing. They even had the menus personalized with Happy Birthday to my husband. Food was great, service was amazing! We live in San Diego, but if we are ever in that vicinity again, we will be going to Craft for sure!3/23/2013 12:00:00 AMMy daughter and I were lookingMy daughter and I were looking forward to this dining experience and we were certainly not disappointed! From the moment we walked in the dooor until we left it was simply "spot on!" It is obvious that Chef Tom has things exactly the way he wants them The staff is on point with everything. Our meal was perfect.3/22/2013 12:00:00 AMdining simply does not getdining simply does not get any better than CraftLA.3/22/2013 12:00:00 AM