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LA Prime at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel
LA Prime at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel

LA Prime at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.thebonaventure.com/dining/la_prime.cfm
  • Phone: (213) 612-4743
  • Hours of Operation: ***LA Prime Steakhouse Dinner:

    Sunday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:30pm,

    Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm..

    ***BonaVista Revolving Cocktail Lounge:

    Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 12:00am,

    Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 1:00am.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: Andreas Nieto/ Jeffrey Williams
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Entertainment: Our vodka bar features 50 and more selections from all over the world is open on Friday and Saturday from 6pm to midnight
  • Special Events & Promotions: **Sky Room
    The SkyRoom provides a secluded and private atmosphere but yet oversees the entire city of Los Angeles. Max up to 24 guests.
    *Semi Private within the dining room provides a sumptuous and libational experience to match views 100 guests max

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 3rd and 4th Street
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary parking provided for dining at the LA Prime Steakhouse. $7 for the BonaVista Lounge for first 3-hours.
A word from LA Prime at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel
A New York style steakhouse specializing in prime beef and fresh seafood. Our 750+ wine list features an extensive selection of California reds. Awards: For the Best Wine List from California Restaurant Association 2010 and Wine Spectator Award from 2010 to 2013.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSpecial Occasion
Diner Reviews
  • "Food was fantastic, Service was great, wine list was very good. Price was a little high but to be expected based on location of this restaurant. I can wait to return."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Great steaks, great wine list, great side dishes and wonderful staff."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "Great table, great view, great service, great food. You're getting the idea. We will certainly come here again."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Actually a 4.5 star experience. We had a delightful dinner here for my husband's birthday. We did use the Travelzoo menu this time and the food was really delicious. It is a place that you can come and relax, enjoy a great view and have a wonderful dinner. Server was good but not as attentive as past server we really loved here. Unfortunately we had asked for his table and got another server instead with the same name. But overall we still had a really nice dinner."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "Had a very nice time with friends. The view is amazing probably my favorite part of the restaurant. Their carrot cake is to die for... I highly recommend it."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "The food was flavorful and beautifully presented. The service was outstanding. We were a group of 8 with 2 kids and every effort was made to accomodate out needs."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "Dinner was spectacular, and the view amazing, drinks were great, and the service was impecable. Definately going back!"
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "what can I say about this place.. speechless.. this place is amazing.. from the view, food and service.. I would absolutely recommend and come back here..."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "The perfect special occasion or date night restaurant. Great food, great service and a great price, using a Travelzoo coupon! Ask for Rafael as your waiter. Best ever!!!"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "I've been to very costly restaurants before and enjoy the occasional splurge. This wasn't one of those times. I had my first tip off when I ordered an old fashioned cocktail and found they only had three bourbons to choose from and the drink arrived with bright red maraschino cherries--the ones that taste like a red lollypop; most bartenders reserve them for Shirley Temples. I wished I'd brought some Luxardo cherries with me. My beet salad was tasty, but very small and should really have been called "Frisee salad with a few beets somewhere in there." The shrimp scampi was also well prepared. The flavor was good, but I wanted to go out for dinner after dinner. Entrees ranged from $32-60 or so. Pricey."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "Absolutely amazing. I took my boyfriend for dinner and he loved it. The steak wad amazing and so was the seabass. Great for a romantic dinner."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Not as good as what I thought.I reserved through OpenTable and put the note "it's my first time and I wanna reserve a table by the window".However, when I get there, it seems like they didn't know that, and put us on a table inside. I talked to them and they put us to a table by the window but in the corner. They said other tables are reserved, but the whole night there was an empty table on a good spot. Also, our waiter was a old guy always forget something.I asked some lemon, he forgot. My friend ordered stake and he said he would put the sauce on the said, but he totally forgot. Moreover, he didn't have time when we asked for the bill, another lady helped us. It felt really bad that night. Also, I get 0 point from OpenTable!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Great views. Be sure to visit the bar one floor below while it rotates 360."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "The service was amazing. Our server Norma and Chef Jeffrey gave probably the best food/service that I have ever had in my life. I had a ratatouille moment where I reminisced over life and love through the food. It was truly AMAZING. Thank you Norma and Chef Jeffrey."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "service was great and food was as well. spent my 3 year anniversary here and was glad i did so. other than parking being full and having to park around the block which wasn't validated was my only downfall of the night."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "This is a great place with great food and service. The staff is welt rained and caring."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "We were looking for a nice place that had a scenic view of downtown Los Angeles and got even more than that! The food and ambiance exceeded our expectations...it was a beautiful place!"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Amazing views, the food is great and the service is impeccable. We would love to come back and tell our friends. The entrees are good sized and the sides come big to share family style. Perfect"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "My wife and I have rarely had a more perfect night of dining that this great place! I can find NO fault in the service or the food! "
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "We celebrated my husbands birthday at the Bonaventure and it was an awesome experience. It began with the pleasant valet person, the host was very nice and helpful and our waiter was attentive and knowledgeable. Never an empty glass because of the service excellent service. The view was beautiful. I would definitely come back and also recommend the Bonaventure to others. Thanks again for a amazing night!"
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "Mother's Day Brunch 2014, was quite an experience. The food choice was excellent, view of Downtown LA takes your breath away. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "The place is so relaxing with great view of downtown. Steaks are incredibly delicious. Worth the price for us. The service is amazing as well, waitress is friendly, very helpful and accommodating. Definitely a good place to go for occassion even if you have kids."
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "The ambiance and service were excellent. The crab cake appetizer and lobster bisque were both delicious. However, my center cut petite filet, ordered medium rare, was definitely overcooked, a little tough, dry and pretty disappointing. I expected a very tender and perfectly cooked steak. Maybe I just don't know enough about steaks to order the right one the right way. I thought the baked potato was a bit overcooked as well. But, my date seemed to like his prime rib, and we did have a nice time and enjoyed the view a lot."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Took hubby for his bday...we had a beautiful view of dtla & the service was excellent. Had the filet mignon & lobster. The steak was okay but the lobster was like butter...best I've ever had! A bit pricy but the experience was well worth it!"
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "We had a wonderful graduation party, great service, marvelous food. "
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "The sea bass was wonderful! Totally enjoyed the brussels sprouts and the creamed corn."
    Dined on 5/15/2014
  • "I normally love this restaurant. I've done dinner on specialy occasions here before, and also Mother's Day brunch 2 years ago. Unfortunately, this year I felt it was lacking that amazing factor. The service wasn't as it usually is, the food was OK, the dessert option weren't all that, and the mimosas had a weird taste to them. I did appreciate the flower corsage they give mothers, it's a nice detail. I am not so sure I will be celebrating another Mother's Day there. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "They initially sat my wife and I at a spacious table for four but we thought that the booth that sits up a little higher and is more enclosed would give the three of us (our son was coming too) a better view and a little more intimacy for talking. They were happy to reseat us immediately. It took a while to get the brunch started but to be fair we were waiting for our son. The brunch had a good selection of steakhouse food that was pricey, somewhat traditional, but all-in-all worth the cost. Most importantly my wife was happy and our son opened up and shared about how things are going. LA Prime was perfect because it served our purpose well with a nice four course brunch and very little distraction. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "The food was yummy, the waitstaff lovely... but the room was incredibly uncomfortable, with no air circulating. THAT was a groove-killer and made for a not-very-happy Mother's Day for the eldest in our party (85 and 93 years old). We'd love to return, but nobody is in a hurry - which makes me sad. Such a lovely venue."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "I'm from New York and finding a place outside of NY for exellent steak is always a challenge for me. LA Prime was excellent! Steak was cooked perfectly, side dishes (Brussel Sprouts) were fresh and not over cooked, very flavorful. The Tuna carpaccio was yummy and flavored perfectly. "
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "Jose, our server was great. The food was over priced for it's quality. My husband asked for a medium-well Filet Mignon, however it arrived well done and almost burned. Our server acknowledged it, and took and back. The mushroom side dish was horrible, dry and burned as well... the worst mushroom dish we ever had. The crab cake appetizer was over priced for the size of it. After all, the view, ambience and servers were excellent."
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "I have been a loyal customer of the restaurant for 23 years... before it was LA Prime. The reason I keep coming back is very simple...the service. Specifically two waiters that have been there even longer than that, Norma and Mark. This evening I made reservations to celebrate my daughters 16th b-day. Norma was working this evening and we were promptly seated and she began to make the evening magical for my daughter. All dishes were prepared perfectly, the meats were cooked exactly as ordered, service was prompt but most importantly Norma made us feel like family, as she and Mark always do. I will continue to patronize as well as recommend. You cant go wrong here for a fabulous meal and time. Thanks you LA Prime and Norma."
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "Need a new chef. Great location, excellent atmosphere but food isn't qualifed for such grand hote."
    Dined on 4/23/2014
  • "It is an awesome steakhouse topped by friendly staff. The restaurant features the local Brandt Farm known. "
    Dined on 4/23/2014
  • "I wanted a romantic restaurant for my friend birthday. L.A. Prime delivered."
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "can't expect anything less than 5 star treatment . Famous View of the entire LA basin . Beautiful!"
    Dined on 4/22/2014
  • "My girlfriend was speechless by the elegance and the scenic views. The service was outstanding and the food superb. Recommending this place to everyone. "
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "Don't be the first ones to dinner they quit weren't prepared. Our waitress was very nice, the view was great. For the price paid for the food, the steak was good, but didn't water in my mouth, I've had better. There was nothing exciting about the chicken either just a side slab. "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "The mixed Drinks were not balanced out right. The Chef's mushrooms side dish tasted rubbery the service was ok the view was the best thing about it. "
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "We had a wonderful Anniversary dinner here, we wanted to celebrate our 34th anniversary at the hotel we had our wedding reception at. Glad we did. Our booth was nice and it was wonderful to see the beautiful view from it, actually every table has a nice view. Our server, Barrett, was excellent. His great personality and his attentiveness made us really enjoy our special evening. Our food was very good, just a few little missteps to us in a couple of items but overall we really enjoyed the food. It was an amazing dinner and coming to the hotel brought back a lot of memories of our wedding day. Will return again."
    Dined on 4/18/2014