Cavatina at Sunset Marquis

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541 reviews
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Cavatina- a musical term describing an unembellished melody, beautiful in it's simplicity
Award winning Chef/Restaurateur Michael Schlow, is proud to introduce Cavatina, a new, exciting restaurant serving lunch and dinner at the fabled Sunset Marquis in West Hollywood.
A long time fan and guest of Sunset Marquis, this marks Michael’s first L.A. restaurant and he’s teamed up with Executive Chef Luis Morales to present dishes at Cavatina that showcase their unique cooking styles and bold approach to food.
Cavatina boasts an impressive wine list and the restaurant's setting and service embodies Sunset Marquis’ casual and relaxed vibe.
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The CAVATINA restaurant offers a 3 course menu for $79 per person and 4 course menu for $85 per person ; no a la carte menu is available. An optional wine pairing is offered at an additional cost. Prices do not include tax and service charge.

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j
Los Angeles
20 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Every time I go to Cavatina I love it even more! The food is delicious, the setting peaceful and serene,
the service perfect! I had a delicious tuna salad, which was perfect. I love any excuse to go to
Cavatina!!!

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 5

I come here quite a bit but unfortunately the food wasn’t great this time :( happy new year !

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on December 26, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 1ambience 4

Extremely disappointed with the food and service. What’s left? Ambiance? Who cares, I can find many other restaurants for that.
Went for the pre fix on Xmas day and service was included in the bill. Awful tasteless soup and worse over cooked bland scallops. Drinks were watered down and the service was equally dull - he basically just threw our drinks and food at us. Don’t waste your time here.

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m
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

5* from start to finish , excellent food, service and ambiance

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KF
1 review
Dined on December 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love the Sunset Marquis. Cavatina is a wonderful restaurant with great food and service. Afterwards, go to the bar or visit the gallery. The staff is very polite and friendly. It's my favorite spot to be!!

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great dinner

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OT
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Exquisite hidden gem

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ND
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

There were seven of us and we all left very happy!

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M
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on December 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful place! Amazing food

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OT
1 review
Dined on December 14, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

Wonderful place, food delicious, service a little off.

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OT
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic. Location. Ambience. Food. Service. Highly recommend

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OT
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 5

We got to the restaurant and it took more than 10 minutes for someone to take our drink order.

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N
London
6 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

A good place for a large group - with no thumping music it's easy to talk. Laid back rock'n'roll vibe

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EB
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I took my girlfriend there for her birthday and it was a beautiful day ... The food was delicious the service was great and atmosphere was beautiful

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DI
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 4

The restaurant was exceedingly busy for an early Friday evening and the number of servers was just not up to the crowd's size. We waited a long time to order, a long time to be served our dinner and a long time to get our check. Everything that evening was very good, except for the service.

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CK
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Great atmosphere and environment would be ideal for special occasions and birthday dinners. Felt private and staff made experience feel unique. Good vegetarian options. However, food was pricey and portion sizes were small. Overall I enjoyed my experience and the taste of my food (heirloom tomato salad) and would return.

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v
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service! Great food. We had an awesome birthday dinner here for my husband. Staff was very attentive. Great sharing apps. And a delicious menu ranging from fish and chicken to steak and even a cauliflower steak. I think we had everything on the menu! Highly recommend!

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JE
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Steve Lazar and his staff are amazing! His attention to detail was clearly something that creates an atmosphere that will trascend you to a place that will find you forgetting that you were in the middle of Los Angeles.

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LL
Chicago
39 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious as always...some beautiful memories here...a staff that it in rivaled. We ❤️You!

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JL
Palm Springs
4 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

It was our fourth anniversary and my boyfriend and I decided to celebrate it there. We often go for cocktails and small bites, but this was our first full meal. Excellent service, delicious, romantic ambience and the staff really made us feel special for the occasion: complimentary prosecco, dessert and well wishes from everyone helping us. So glad it is in the neighborhood. A real hidden gem.

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m
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 1ambience 4

Our waiter brought over a birthday dessert than put a charge on the bill for $65.00!
When asked what that item was, he said I'll take it off. Then automatically charged us 20% gratuity for a party of 5. Again it was removed after questioning since no mention was made of automatic service charge for parties of 5.
We basically poured our wine since the waiter was never around.
The food was good, service was awful!!

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H
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this space. It's so peaceful. Food is fabulous. Very nice staff.

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C
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

My Branzino was very plain. Caeser salad and drink was good. Pureed potatoes were okay. The best part was the ambiance and the service. The bill was about $50 higher then I expected based on the underwhelming experience of the food. I recommend that you order appetizers. There were minors there in flip flops without their parents at 9p on a Sat night which was a little bizarre. It felt like a cross between a really nice place and a coffee shop at a hotel.

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OB
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is inside the hotel so valet park and the restaurant can take care of the parking for you.
The food is really good and we even got Kushii oysters to try.
The Mary's Organic Chicken was good but the Ora King Salmon was much better.
I couldn't decide which was better so you better order both desserts if you see it on the menu.
Cherry Frangipane Tart and Warm Valrhona Chocolate Oasis are not sweet but worth the calories.

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VM
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Such a cute spot! Quiet & Romantic. Perfect for a date. Food was amazing. We ordered an appetizer, each an entree and each a dessert and there was not one thing we didnt absolutely love!

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MI
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were married at Sunset Marquis in 2014 and we love dining at Cavatina - never disappoints!

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DR
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great spot. We were a table of 7 people including two 7 year-old children. Very kid-friendly and very kind waiters. We will be back!

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J
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went to Cavatina for our 15th anniversary. A lovely oasis in the midst of West Hollywood. We were greeted by great pictures of some of our favourite rock bands walking through the hotel. We then crossed the bridge over the Koi pond backed with beautiful flora. We were greeted by a friendly hostess and sat on the patio facing the green wall. Our server, Angel was spectacular. He was very attentive and knowledgeable, recommending wonderful meal and drink choices that both my wife and I enjoyed immensely.

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CC
Los Angeles
41 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2018
Overall 2food 5service 1ambience 5

We have been looking forward to having brunch here for a long time. The food was good and the atmosphere was beautiful. The service was friendly but really unattentive. We waited for about 15 minutes once seated and finally had to flag someone down to take our drink order. Had to flag down someone to help us with refills four times throughout, and our server forgot requests. Overall it was okay but I wouldn't recommend, nor will we return. There are much better brunch places with fantastic service.

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on July 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful evening

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this place! The staff is just as excellent as the food!

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing atmosphere and wonderful service!!

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AG
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 4

The hotel is great but I was really disappointed with the food quality. The chicken was bland, no seasoning at all. I’ve had better tasting cheeseburgers at In-and-out. The vegetables actually tasted bad. They had a sour burnt taste to them. Desert was good but not great. I expected more for the price.

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T
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic restaurant in Hollyeood. A bit hidden. Nice service perfect ambiance and excelent food.

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J
Los Angeles
29 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful buffet for "Mothers Day", attentive staff and love the setting with a view of the garden and beautiful trees. Food beautifully displayed and quickly replenished . Everything
was delicious and we so enjoyed sitting on the patio---all in all a delightful experience!

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A
1 review
Dined on June 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My favorite place in LA as a Parisian. Love the food, the look, the ambiant... perfect ‘

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s
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 4

I was a bit disappointed because the online menu and the actual menu was different. I initially went there for a particular dish but wasn't available at that time. On top of that, I ordered a dish that was $26 (on the menu) but the bill came out as $32. They adjusted the cost but... Overall, it was okay.

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J
Los Angeles
29 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

We so enjoy the setting of Cavatina ----it's beautiful and tranquil. The service is attentive but not intrusive. The menu is fairly limited but enough selections for a beautiful meal nicely presented.
It's like stepping into another world with the luxury of a delicious meal and being able to have a conversation with lunch or dinner partners .

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BF
Los Angeles
38 reviews
Dined on June 3, 2018
Overall 1food 2service 3ambience 5

Went for double birthday celebration (4 people total). In the past we've loved this place. This time was terribly disappointing. Maitre de was a sour-faced young woman who never even said hello...glumly walked me to the table. Didn't smile at anyone it seemed. Waiter was great...offered several wines to taste. Served the best Caesar salad ever. Recommended swordfish special. My friend (his b-day and mine) ordered it. Waiter comes back few minutes later that they don't have the swordfish. We were one of first people for their Saturday dinner so how do you not have the main special on menu? Waiter said they have same dish with a substitute fish cooked same way...my friend ordered it. What he got was Ahi Tuna, raw inside and not at all a substitute for the grilled swordfish. He ordered chicken instead. I ordered a $60 filet medium rare. What I got was medium well..and obvious to anyone looking at the plate from afar. Waiter looked surprised but not apologetic at all. By the time his chicken arrived and I got a new filet cooked properly (15 minutes minimum) our 2 other guests were already finished eating. No one ever came to apologize or even acknowledge they did anything wrong. They did give 2 complimentary birthday desserts but the overall dining experience was extremely disappointing.

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P
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Me and boo had a swell time.

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