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Off Vine
Off Vine

Off Vine Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://offvine.com
  • Email: offvinerestaurant@sbcglobal.net
  • Phone: (323) 962-1900
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday-Thursday: 11:30am to 2:30pm; Friday till 3:00
    Saturday & Sunday Brunch 10:30 to 2:30
    Dinner: Monday: 5:30 to 9:30 Tuesday-Friday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Californian, Comfort Food
  • Executive Chef: Tony Hernandez
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Beer, Fireplace, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Off -Site Catering available.
    call 323-962-1900 and ask for Richard
  • Private Party Facilities: Second floor dining room boasting 14" coffered ceilings, bathroom, and huge windows facing west and east, offering stunning views of the Hollywood Hills & Griffith Park Observatory, able to entertain up to 50 guests. First floor, private dining room, more intimate, for parties of up to 24. Bay window over looking the front porch and garden.
  • Private Party Contact: Richard (323) 962-1900
  • Special Events & Promotions: 1/2 price Monday nights!

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Sunset & Vine
  • Public Transit: Hollywood and Argyle. At the W Hotel. Across the street from the Pantage Theatre
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet Parking Provided.
    $10.00 Dinner and theatre
A word from Off Vine
It was in May of 1989 that we at Off Vine Restaurant first opened our broad oak door to the guests we have come to welcome as friends and family from around Hollywood and around the world. Our home was built in 1908 in the arts & crafts style, the hallmark of comfort and fine handicraft on a very human scale. We have taken the Arts & Crafts sensibility as our own. We serve California American cuisine with an homage to the comfort foods, unstinting portions and simple elegance of the finest home kitchens across the country. And we serve it for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. Come enjoy us whatever mood you"re in: a cozy rendezvous by the fireplace, a friendly meal in our vine-wrapped outdoor garden or a celebration with all your friends and family in our private room upstairs with views of the Hollywood Hills and Griffith Park Observatory. Walking distance from the Pantages Theatre, the Arc-Light Theatres, and Palladium we are proud to be in the heart of HollywoodContinued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
Diner Reviews
  • "Had a wonderful experience at Off Vine before heading to the Pantages. It's less than a half mile to the theater and an easy walk. The food was great and the staff very accommodating. (We were a little late for our reservation, but were treated as favorite guests nonetheless.)"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Best place to eat in the Hollywood area. It's close to the Pantages Theatre, located in a charming old house, with wonderful food and service. I've never had anything but a wonderful meal here."
    Dined on 2/2/2014
  • "We went to Off Vine before a show at the theater. It was very good, lovely ambiance. My husband had the gnocchi, which was creamy and done right. I had the steak with peppercorn sauce. We didn't take the recommendation the server gave us for the dessert, and we should have. It was mediocre compared to the rest of the meal. So I recommend listening to the server...We had a lovely time and we will return there for another date night."
    Dined on 4/1/2014
  • "Great place for Sunday brunch with mimosas before the 1:00 pm show!!!"
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "Great place for brunch prior to a show at the Pantages!"
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "A local favorite! Great food! Patio was nice & romantic. Kind of hidden from the street, by the greenery, so doesn't bring in a lot of tourists, which is a good thing! ;-)"
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "This bungalow-turned-into-dining spot was a pleasant surprise. We all enjoyed the dinner and service was great. We left our car there to be picked up after the performance. That aspect was a bit confusing and the directions for where to come for our car was incomplete. Fortunately we had the phone # so we called and eventually got to the right place."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "We were looking for a pasta place before a 1/2 marathon and this really fit It was clasy but casual. We were comfortable in jeans and dressy. The staff made us feel right at home. Our waitress was very attentive and ever present. The food was good but the soufflé was awesome. I would go back for the soufflé in an instant. Great job."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "This is the second time we have eaten at Off Vine before seeing a show at the Pantages. It is not only so convenient to park, the food and service is wonderful!"
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "Great shrimp cocktail, short ribs and banana cream pie. Specialty shrimp pasta was just okay. Disappointed that they didn't have a full bar, but enjoyed the rice vodka pomegranite martini. Great location for the theater crowd. Would for sure come back"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "We have not been to Off Vine for awhile- and after this visit we will return more often! We were happily surprised at the extremely economical prices on their menu! The food was fresh and delicious! Service was friendly and engaging! Great for a date night!"
    Dined on 3/31/2014
  • "Tucked away amongst highrises, movie theaters, restaurant chains and the ever chaotic Sunset Boulevard sits an unassuming residence that serves it's patrons delightful meals on a garden porch. This may sound like a fairytale, but it's actually a reality found at Off Vine. My girlfriend and I went for brunch this last Sunday. We held off on the carb counting and enjoyed a plate of mini cinnamon rolls to start, Eggs Benedict and a Breakfast Pasta (like I said, we went for it)! They also served up some incredible warm banana bread and and kept our dog's bowl filled with water -- yes, they allow pups on their lovely outdoor patio. We didn't take advantage this time, however if you're looking for bottomless bloodies or mimosas, they got you!"
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "We stopped in for dinner after seeing a show at the Pantages. Seating was prompt. However the food was very disappointing. Meatloaf was very dry. The pasta special was just yucky. The two penne pasta orders were fine but that's tough to screw up. The four desserts were all bad. The chocolate mousse was grainy and stiff. The creame brulle was like soup and both the Apple tart and the berry pie were tasteless. The wine was good. We've been eating at Off Vine for years. The last two times were just very disappointing. Think we'll find a new place."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Off Vine is a perfect place to celebrate our mother's 86th birthday. Food and service was excellent; good food choices and quiet enough that our mother could hear conversation and also participate in conversation."
    Dined on 3/26/2014
  • "Great place to eat if you are going to Pantages! They inquire before hand so they know to make your meal timing perfect and you are not rushed to make it to the show! The food was wonderful, tastey, beautifully presented and priced right! Order the soufflé at the beginning of your meal for dessert, it takes that long to cook, served piping hot They do chocolate or rapeberry or ask them for a combo of both and xtra whipped cream!"
    Dined on 3/26/2014
  • "We have been to Off Vine several times in the past. Hadn't been in years, so we gave it another spin. Still love the atmosphere - it's a converted house, which is fun. Food was good, not amazing. I had the blackened turkey breast, which tasted good but was a bit dry. Chocolate souffle for dessert was great, as usual. Was disappointed with the service. Not rude at all, just not that attentive. We said at the head of dinner that we had a show to catch (2 hours later), but felt no attention to that fact. Had to wave down the waiter for just about everything, and had to rush dessert (even though we ordered it with dinner). Off Vine is a sentimental favorite - have been going there since the late 90's - but I am rapidly losing interest."
    Dined on 3/26/2014
  • "This place met all my expectation after hearing so much about it and reading about it online. Came here for dinner after an afternoon show at the Pantages. Was within walking distance. Service was great, everyone very friendly and attentive. Great place for an afternoon lunch w/ the girls. I'm sure I will be back next time in the area for a show or event."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "We usually have a very pleasant dining experience at Off Vine, but last Sunday brunch was not up to its usual standards. Very loud party next to us upstairs. The service was not as good as it usually is. Had to ask for coffee several times and the server was rather inattentive. We will go back, but hopefully Off Vine was just having an "off day""
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "Wonderful retreat before or after the Pantages. Great ambience and friendly service."
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "Had an early dinner after attending a play at the Pantages. About a 10 minute walk from the theater. Nice setting in an old house. The menu items sounded good but were nothing special. Pecan encrusted chicken didn't have much taste and was a bit dry. Stuffed pork chop was not tough, but not tender either. Stuffing consisted of a small very amount of brie. Nicely seasoned, but on the dry side. Both entrees came with green beans (plain) and mashed potatoes (at least they were made from scratch). Frankly I can do a much better job myself at home."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Do not get pasta it was not good! Chicken was delish. It's over priced place. Service is slow... I don't think ill come back"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Always love this place!! Brunch and dinner have always been fantastic. Service is great and the food is always delicious."
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "Off Vine, is a lovely secret garden, in the midst of the grind of Hollywood. It's extremely well run, with a terrific wait staff, offering fine service. I had a cup of excellent, broth-based potatoe soup, and a yummy grilled prawn salad. Not a full bar, very nice wine list though. Valet park makes this pleasant experience complete."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "The four of us were celebrating our March birthdays. We were accommodated to sit outside. Everything was perfect!"
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "A perfect place to celebrate a birthday. We had lunch on the patio and felt as though we were far, far away from busy, hectic Los Angeles. Service was attentive, but not overbearing, the salads were very good and very ample. We left satisfied and relaxed."
    Dined on 3/17/2014
  • "Great eatery in home setting in middle of Hollywood. Who knew??? Food was wonderful, but the souffle (1/2 chocolate 1/2 grand Marneir) was outstanding. That alone is enough for me to make a trip back."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "My wife and I had brunch March 15th. I had the pecan encrusted chicken salad. The salad was ok. Not as much dressing as I prefer. My wife had the blue berry pancakes. I tried them and they were delicious. The best I've ever had. The service and staff were excellent. The price was below what I had expected. I definitely recommend."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "What a lovely evening my husband and I had before our show at the Pantages! The food and service were both excellent, and we so enjoyed the patio dining. Just a lovely spot and the right start to our "date night.""
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Good brunch menu, excellent service, food was fine, great ambiance, what else is there to say?"
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "Whenever we have tickets at the Pantages, we always choose Off Vine for our pre- or post-show dining even though there are tons of other options in Hollywood."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Fun find only steps off busy streets of Hollywood. Amazing salad and huge portions. Great ambience and very attentive, friendly staff."
    Dined on 3/11/2014
  • "Always LOVE their meals! Every single menu is so tasty. It's not a small portion so be ready with your empty stomach. Enjoying outdoor romantic, cute patio. Definitely recommend to everyone for your romantic date, family dining & all occasion get together!!"
    Dined on 3/10/2014
  • "Very nice place for dinner before going to the Pantages. We sat outside and the ambience was excellent! We had the vegetable lasagna with a Caesar salad. My girlfriend and I shared and the portions were perfect. The wine was tasty and the service was very pleasant. The theater is about three long blocks away. The restaurant has on-site parking for dinner and the theater for $10.00."
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "Nice spot within walking distance of Hollywood theaters, good for group or couples."
    Dined on 3/6/2014
  • "First time at Off Vine. Cute place, we sat on the patio. We were the second table of diners, so we were surprised that our waiter didn't show up for about 10 minutes, although the host got us a glass of wine. The food was fine, however not great. The service could have been better, and our waiter had like no personality. It was an OK experience, but probably won't return."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "This is a lovely atmospheric place to dine in the middle of the frantic noise that is this part of Hollywood, amongst all these new high rises, chain restaurants, clubs. Service is friendly and efficient, food tasty, lovely New Zealand wine. And it's great to combine dinner with the theatre."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Great place to dine before seeing a show. Very romantic."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Off Vine is one of our favorites. we always dine here when going to the theatre in LA. we recommend everyone dine here! food is to die for, service is wonderful!"
    Dined on 3/5/2014
  • "We found the location to be perfect for our pre-Pantages Theater dinner, but the noise level was so loud we had to yell to each other across the table to be heard...I guess other theater goers had the same choice for dining. Parking in back (handicapped) was via a VERY narrow driveway, with inches on either side of the car. My salmon dinner was quite ordinary, as was my husband's steak. I would imagine patio dining would be lovely on a summer evening."
    Dined on 3/5/2014
  • "Nice quiet house with a great menu. My wife ordered the Scampi Pasta special which was excellent and a large enough portion to take home for lunch the next day. I ordered the Flat iron steak which also was excellent. Finished with the chocolate souffle, yum."
    Dined on 3/4/2014