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Laurel Hardware
Laurel Hardware

Laurel Hardware Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.laurelhardware.com/
  • Phone: (323) 656-6070
  • Hours of Operation:

    Lunch: Monday thru Friday 11:30am-3:00pm

    Brunch: Saturday & Sunday 11:00am-4:00pm

    Dinner: Monday thru Wednesday 6:00pm-11:00pm, Thurs thru Saturday until 11:30pm

    Bar open till 2am
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Continental, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Mario Alberto
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Cafe, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: We can fulfill needs for multiple types of offsite parties.
  • Entertainment: We offer a 2am full liquor license and an array of great late night music with DJs on occasion spinning anything from classic rock to old school hip-hop, indie, euro electro, and new wave.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Laurel
  • Public Transit: Santa Monica and Crescent Heights
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: There is street parking available but valet will probably be your best bet in this neighborhood.
A word from Laurel Hardware
We are a neighborhood restaurant bar with new american cuisine influenced by local flavors.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
  • Diners' Choice WinnerVibrant Bar Scene
Diner Reviews
  • "Excellent wxperience--disappointed they could not honor my request for patio dining but all was pleasant!"
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "From the outside you don't think much. Once you walk in and continue walking towards the back. It's a total unexpected Restaurant/Bar. Inside is rustic yet modern look and feel, Outside is just the same but with a touch of a Tuscan Courtyard with 3 big Olive Trees. Food is amazing and very reasonably priced. I found my new favorite Brunch place to go on Saturdays or Sundays."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "I was not expecting the restaurant to be so huge or for there to be a patio and I was sure surprised when the hostess seated us at the patio. We sat at the communal table, which is fine when you aren't on a date. I wish you could request no communal table but oh well. The drinks were great and very unique. I highly recommend the Skinneas Fog and Fear & Loathing. The food was overall good but not amazing. Food is served when it is ready so you may get your food at odd times. One of our entrees arrived immediately after the appetizer and the other entree showed up 15 minutes later, which made for a little bit of awkwardness. Overall, a great place. Be warned, valet is $8.00 and it takes FOREVER to get your car."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "The drinks are expensive and really chintzy on the alcohol. Two notable dishes were the summer corn with truffles and the duck confit salad. Both of those were excellent. The main courses were just okay. The steak was over cooked and tough. Good sauce though. The chicken had a strange texture and the spices on it were overbearing. The chocolate brownie had this "ice cream" on it that was hideously bad. All three of us spit the ice scream out. I didn't know you could screw up ice cream."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "Pros: Great decor and outdoor patio. Delicious food and great staff. Cons as to why I would not frequent this place: Lacks ambience due to poor music choice or no music at times. A very low volume loungy house music would be perfect for the ambience."
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "Fantastic food, great atmosphere always a pleasure to dine here. The only slight problem this trip was that it took 15 minutes after being seated for a server to appear."
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "Great restaurant. We got great service and really enjoyed the evening. The ribs were delicious also the summer corn was a favorite. The lollipop sprouts were cooked to perfection as well."
    Dined on 8/6/2014
  • "Laurel Hardware is a pretty amazing place. We had dinner and drinks, the food was good, but the cool thing is the ambiance, the whole place is full of people, good music and great bar area. Eventhough the place was fool, the service still was excellent and our plates didn't last long to come out."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "its pretty crappy. waited forever for a table and then got mediocre food. staff was nice but this place is not very good. so many better places to go in area."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "Drinks are still good and interesting, food seems to have taken a hit since the last time I was there. It's always way too loud and it feels like you are eating in a bar/club."
    Dined on 7/30/2014
  • "Enjoyed a dinner with my husband and daughter here. My daughter ordered the San Daniele prociutto, I had the Margherita pizza and husband the pepperoni pizza. The pizza has a thin, cracker-like crust and was delicious. Service was quick and super friendly. We love the decor and patio in the back. They have a low key exterior that one might easily mistake for a store in a strip of retail shops, but once inside, wow! I want those hardwood floors!"
    Dined on 7/29/2014
  • "For brunch it was nice -- crowded immediately upon opening, we sat outside. Creative spaces throughout. Blood orange mimosas were good. Corn pancakes okay, fried chicken & biscuit good (biscuits in general excellent). The "migas" is chilequiles and not a highlight - skip. Bacon tomato sandwich was good but a little too much dressing/spread. Service was very friendly and the cocktails looked good, though we did not try. If you charm the waiter you can get a biscuit subbed for toast. It's not the absolute best place for brunch but we would return and try some lunch items next time. I would compare it with TASTE, and BLD."
    Dined on 7/27/2014
  • "Celebrated a birthday with friends on the patio and it was an amazing evening. Will definitely return..."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "We had been recommended by friends as we are from outside the city. The staff were fantastic and looked after us so well, had a great night and would love to come back."
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "The scene is always lively and good for people watching but the food is hit or miss. I've had good dining experiences and I have also had very mediocre ones. The vibe is good enough to keep coming back but you have to know what to get and what not to. I love the chicken liver mouse."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "A perfect balance of good food and drink in a unique setting. Very busy place to see and be seen without sacrificing quality of the service or the items served. It is the place to be on a Saturday night in WEHO even late for a light meal. The menu selections are somewhat limited offering a narrow choice of mostly small plate food options but we enjoyed everything we tried from the ribs, to lollipop salad, and marinated steak ( the classic pizza was good but too spicy for more than a bite). We will be back."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "The hostesses on arrival were very friendly. Never been here before and only passing as I have driven by which is misleading; once you see the back room and the outdoor dining area, I was blown away; especially knowing the real hardware store. Even though we were told when called to confirm the reservation that we have no choice on what room or the outdoor area we wanted to sit in, it was totally up to them , sort of bothered me. Even when I asked again, the answers were not great & seemed to be more based on whom they were seating than what the CUSTOMER wanted. Overall, ambiance very good, service excellent, food was very good but not amazing. All in all though would recommend and would go back."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "We had the four of the small plates, called Greens. Three were excellent and one was good. The blistered tomatoes and lollipop sprouts were memorable. The two pizzas were surprisingly good, great thin bubbly crusts. The corn pizza was different and exceptional. Our server had extremely helpful suggestions and was friendly and attentive."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "This is not a food spot, more a trendy bar scene, it's the "it" spot for the next 5 min., food not that good, they're just churning it out , cardboard pizza, go if you want a bar scene, loud music - good for drinks, not dinner"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Great service, great drinks, great food, great atmosphere. Just awesome."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Cute trendy place with good-looking young patrons. Our waitress was super-pleasant but lacking in competence. Orders didn't come out. Manager helped her out. Food was okay. Beautiful space unfolds as you walk in. Nice patio."
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "I've eaten here a few times now and it's always been dependable and fun. Bartendar pour strong drinks and the place is always popping with a nice vibe. It's the food, though, that makes me come back. This time some fried squash blossoms and a blistered tomato salad were fantastic. Because they don't have any true vegetarian entrees ( my only complaint) I had the mushroom pizza which was also really good. Service is consistent though some of the bartenders come off as thinking they're a lot cuter than they really are. This is a good choice for a casual night out with friends. Hasn't let me down yet!"
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "Food was good! but service was okay. I asked for red pepper flakes for the pizza we ordered and the waiter never brought it to us. 20 mins later, I asked again. I got it 10 mins later. Our waitress was busy but I would think that in a span of 25 mins, she would have at least came by to see how we were doing."
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "We had a nice time, but I still don't get the hype. Overall, really nice experience. Food was good, not impressive. A bit overpriced."
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "I couldn't believe this spot as once an actual hardware store. There are three rooms. The front is small and intimate, the middle is vibrant with a great bar, and the back is an outside, very cool area with bar too. The food was amazing, and the service was great! I will definitely go back!"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Went here for a birthday brunch and it was perfect. Outside seating is a great atmosphere and the staff was very accommodating to our large party. The food was great and the mimosas were too."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Took an out-of-town friend here for her first dinner in LA. Great lowkey vibe, fantastic natural lighting and outdoor seating. Only helps that it's on a great neighborhood. Chairs/tables are a bit unique- but fit with the vibe."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "This was a joke. had a reservation at 10:30 for 7 people. They make us wait 45 minutes and at 11:15 finally tell us that our table is ready but random people are sitting at it and they don't want to move them so we had to take a bad table at the front/ What a JOKE!"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "great fun....great service, good food but when inconsiderate guests spill a full cocktail mid dinner and no one is accountable place sucks."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Perfect food, nice environment. Noisy but not disturbing. Fantastic, will definitely recommend this place to my friends and will sure come back next time in LA!!"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Great ambiance. Loved the tapas style menu. Great for sharing. Was a very busy Friday night and service was a tad slow, but our server was very friendly. I can't wait to come back. Thanks for being a gem of a "hardware" restaurant. Highly recommended."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "The drinks are amazing, the food is a foodies dream and the service is beautiful. Love taking friends from out of town to LH. Makes me their super trendy LA friend. :)"
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "Shared several dishes, New York steak, lollipop sprouts, kale salad, classic pizza, and corn. All were excellent. Food and service were both great!!!"
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "Hadn't been in a while. Ordered the entire menu! almost... Everything was delicious! Service was great, wines were great and well priced. I'm craving the ribs NOW!"
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "A friend recommended Laurel Hardware, I used to frequent it when it was an actual hardware store. It was an amazing experience from beginning to end, I received a personal call to confirm my reservation, my party of 4 was seated promptly at 7:00pm, our waitress Ali was informative (one of my friends has gluten allergies, Ali saved us from a possible order issue related to ingredients), available, and had a wonderful personality. They have a great wine and cocktail list to choose from, the food came promptly, looked great, but more importantly tasted amazing. The space never felt as big when it was an actual hardware store. They did an impressive job with creating stylish indoor/outdoor spaces."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "Really great drinks, cool vibe and atmosphere and food is okay. My only complaint is having to wait an hour even with dinner reservations."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "We have been wanting to try this place out for a very long time. We were pleasantly surprised when we walked into the restaurant. The outward appearance is very deceptive of how the inside might look. WOW!!! I love restaurants that make an outdoor space within an urban area. Our waitress was wonderful and amazing and made some great recommendations. Definitely have to try a "buzz button" but eat it alittle bite at a time with your meal. We will definitely be back."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Great ambiance! Service was a bit lacking but I saw the server was tending to the front of the restaurant and the back. Overall it was a nice place to have some drinks and dinner."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "I LOVE Laurel Hardware. The ambiance, the service and the food are all exquisite. Our waiter was Nathan. He stands out in a major way service wise. He is fantastic. Food wise, we LOVED the swordfish and the pork ribs. The wine was perfect."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Went with out of town visitors and was very pleasantly surprised. Dynamic energy and vibe. Patio and lounge are happening and front dining area overlooking kitchen is very nice. Service was good but food is reason to go. I had outstanding burger. Our guests all enjoyed their selections from brunch menu. Would highly recommend."
    Dined on 6/1/2014