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

LA Prime at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.thebonaventure.com/dining/la_prime.cfm
  • Phone: 2136124743x
  • 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: Seafood, American, Steakhouse
  • 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: **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 Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
LA Prime at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel reviews from OpenTable diners
97 reviews since May 19, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.3
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
90% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (83)special occasion (76)romantic (68)notable wine list (26)fit for foodies (25)good for groups (23)hot spot (11)late-night find (10)neighborhood gem (8)vibrant bar scene (7)kid-friendly (4)great for brunch (4)great for lunch (2)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
  • Yummy in my tummy
    Kbgotchip
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Birthday celebration with the family was made extra special by this restaurant. Really good food, great service, and fantastic view. Best place that we could've ever come for a celebration.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    I made a last minute reservation online to celebrate my husband's birthday and the staff provided a wonderful experience in its food and service, which made for a perfect and memorable birthday for my husband! We will definitely be returning. Thank you!
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Poor Service, Great view!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    I arrived here around 6:30 PM. When ordering, it was moderately difficult to find someone to take my order. When i asked the waiter for his opinion of the wine list, he had absolutely no idea what i was asking, which was unexpected out of a restaurant of this caliber. The breads were excellent. The seafood platter that came out first was very good. The onion soup that came after was incredibly salty. I enjoyed the steak at the end. We had desserts in the revolving cocktail lounge below, once again unattentive waiters.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • spectacular food and view
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Fantastic views of the city of downtown LA. A beautiful and romantic place for special occasions. The customer service is fantastic and aids in the dining experience. The bone in rib eye is mouth watering and flavorful. I highly recommend it if you're a steak lover. One of my favorite restaurants in LA. We celebrated my husband's birthday, which I noted on the reservation notes and he got a free chocolate dessert that said happy birthday. It's located at the top of the building so the views are spectacular.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place
    CharbelVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    A great place for a special occasion. The food that was on the travelzoo voucher was not very good. the salads looked fancy but i did not like them the steak was delicious. the dessert was ok.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • JEXTER
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Overall, our dining experience was very good. My wife ordered the filet mignon and as expected, it was good! I ordered the scallops, but were too salty! (I ate some of it, and didn't finished my food.) I was going to bring it to their attention but I was pressed by time as we are scheduled to watch a mini concert that nght.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Meal
    roysVIP
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    I read many reviews of LA Prime and can say their food and service was outstanding. The crab cake appetizer was great quality large lumps of crab meat and the sauce complimented it well. I had the New York strip medium rare and it was cooked perfectly through the entire steak. The creamed spinach was equally as good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • CharmingGorgeous
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    The food outstanding, the service impeccable, the view spectacular. One of LA's best restaurants!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fabulous Meal! Everything was great
    luvgreatfood
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Every dish was wonderful, especially the burrata salad, and the scallops! The service was really great too!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • a gem!
    Carolina
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Amazing view, great service, delicious food! It's like escaping from the craziness of the city into a beautiful quiet and romantic place. Love it, will be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Terrible service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    The service was bad, The waiter acted like we were his last priority since we had a travelzoo voucher. We asked about buying a bottle of wine and he never came back. We served as the steak sauce about 10 minutes after our steaks were served. Will not be returning.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • rcjace
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    I found this deal through Travlezoo for LA Prime which was great. It gave me the opportunity to visit the restaurant without it being a special occasion. The food, the service, the scenic view was great. I'm looking forward on going back, but next I have to book a night at the hotel.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Dining table damage
    Dining4luv
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Our table was damaged under table cloth, when I slid my glass of wine toward me, it hit the hidden divot in the table and spilled all over me. My shirt and pants covered in red wine. I showed the bus boy and the waiter, and they comped two scoops of ice cream. Not happy about such a high end resteraunt ( our bill was $300.00) having this issue, with no visit from manager.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • LA Prime
    LAPrimeTravelzoo1
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    We found this restaurant through Travelzoo and we were pleasantly surprised with the atmosphere and the value. Absent was the loud background noise so we were able to carry on a conversation without having to raise our voices. The view was amazing and Jared, our waiter, was exceptional. His recommendations were appreciated and his guidance for the special menu was most helpful. This is truly a special occasion restaurant for us.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding
    GFB1
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    The service is excellent. The food was outstanding A great view of LA. This is one restaurant that should not be missed
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • expecting something unique...
    notwhatIexpected
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    The Food was great, service needs some work...waiting for a drink over 20 minutes. Manager was informed whom showed no care...coming back after trying to apologize in a demanding manner which I did not appreciate. He should show a little more respect for costumers-specially the ones pin pointing areas that need work. Although he did tried to apologize, I have to say the waitress showed more caring in a respectful manner!!!! overall am disappointed with this place-trying to surprise my bf on a birthday dinner that didn't quite get that far for such an elegant place!
    Special Features:
    scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • lanabill
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    The food was just about perfect--the creamed spinach was wonderful. Service could not have been better, the view spectacular. The only problem was that, by dining in late afternoon, the sun reflections off surrounding buildings were bothersome, and we had to do a little moving around the table to get the bright light behind us or to our side. I did not see any sort of shades that might have lessened the problem. Other than that, our evening there could not have been better.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Classy girls night out
    LC8700
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Lovely place as a starter to a girls night out. Food was delicious! We ordered chicken wings (BEST I'VE EVER HAD), and pizzas. Like the fact that with certain drinks, you get to keep the glass as a souvenir. The ambience is a million dollar view! Our reservations were at 7:15PM which was perfect timing since we were able to see a spectacular DTLA sunset. Definitely would recommend this spot to anyone
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great for Groups
    SteakEnthusiast
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    The steaks were absolutely delicious and huge. The side items and appetizers are large and served family style. Might be too much for one or two people to share. The sides weren't particularly tasty but not bad. The seafood platter appetizer was awesome and more than enough to share. The service was great. The wine was good. The view was ok. We were hoping that the restaurant would rotate for a 360 view but that's only available downstairs in the lounge. All in all, we had a great time. Would definitely go again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • didnt get what asked for
    alexVIP
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    I ordered white sparagus salad with trouffels I didnt get that I got shaved or peeled green sparagus no trouffels.....they tried to tricked me didnt worked please serve what asked for if u dont have it please say something ahead of time I didnt want to make it a big deal..bread was cold also at least put it on microwave...restaurant was not crowded to use that as an excuse. Better job next time I give you guys a try...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • valueconscious
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    The food was wonderful - best prime rib I ever had. But this is definitely a very special occasion restaurant as it is very expensive. We had a drink at the cocktail lounge before dinner - $50 for 3 skimpy drinks. Then at dinner we each (3 people) had only an entree and a side. Total with tip $260. It was, however, a very special night and a great memory.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great View...that's all!
    bestofthebest
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    I recently was at LA PRIME to celebrate our anniversary & was very thrilled to get there on-time and also to have a good steak! Unfortunately, to my surprise the restaurant was much less than what I expected. We were expecting a luxurious restaurant and a higher caliber of guest but as we walked in we began to feel overdressed (evening blazer & shirt), some guests were not only wearing shorts and t-shirts but to top it off some were wearing regular beach sandals which completely ruined the level and category to which LA PRIME sets themselves for. The service was descent, not stellar, our server was attentive but not consistent when the restaurant was not even crowded. The food was ok but not stellar, I've had a better experience at Mastros!
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good restaurant for a nice date
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Came to LA Prime this past weekend to celebrate an anniversary. The food was ok for the price but could have been better. The view of LA was great however i thought the ambiance was a bit flat. The lounge down stair seemed more alive and entertaining.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Experience
    Nighttoremember
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    This place was the best experience for my wife & I! Never have been treated with so much respect at any restaurant we've ever dined in at. The whole experience here was breath taking and left my wife very happy and that alone made my night! Our night! From the moment we walked in to the time we left.....thank you to all of your staff!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing view
    Foodie
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    The view alone is worth visiting. Excellent service and the rotating lounge is a must go to after.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner and Ballet
    DesapointingVIP
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    This is a great spot on the 35th floor of the Westin (Downtown L.A) the food and the view are amazing. Blake our server was knowledgeable and polite. This the perfect restaurant to have a nice dinner before a show, is only 5 minutes from the music center. I can only criticize 2 things......the floor shaking constantly, I suppose due to the proximity to the elevators. Second thing is for the customers., this an elegant restaurant....I'm always surprised at the ignorance of a lot of people who don't have the common sense to know that you don't show up to eat at a high end restaurant wearing shorts and t-shirts like if you were going to eat at Denny's! If you don't have the courtesy toward others to dress properly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Special date nite w/my girlfriend
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Great table, great view, great service, great food. You're getting the idea. We will certainly come here again.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • BigG
    BIGG
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Great steaks, great wine list, great side dishes and wonderful staff.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • reviewVIP
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice
    LizzieB
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fine Dining
    LAfoodie
    Dined on 7/1/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • What a View
    kika00
    Dined on 6/30/2014
    Dinner was spectacular, and the view amazing, drinks were great, and the service was impecable. Definately going back!
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing experience...
    Kennellie
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    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...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Another Perfect Evening!
    PERFECT
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    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!!!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Expensive, considering...
    SotoVIP
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • loved the food and atmosphere.
    dazec
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Top the city
    nucsdoc
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Great views. Be sure to visit the bar one floor below while it rotates 360.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food is really so so,so is service
    Jess
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    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!
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Truly Prime
    rubyrosetta
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet