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Cicada

3.8
772 reviews
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$50 and over
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Italian
Top Tags:
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Cicada is a masterful combination of historic architecture and modern cuisine. From the 30-foot gold leaf ceiling to the luxurious Art Deco bar and lounge, Cicada has combined 1920s elegance with contemporary design elements to create an extraordinary atmosphere. The European style is further complemented by a sophisticated Northern Italian and California fusion menu. 15,000 square feet - ideal for weddings, special events, and private parties.

SPECIAL CICADA CLUB NIGHTS
Usually once a week Friday-Sunday travel back in time to The Cicada Club, a vintage themed 1940's style nightclub featuring fine dining, live music and dancing . Dress code strictly enforced. Coats or vests for men, evening wear for ladies. Photo id is required. No one under 21 admitted. NOTE: Admission charge not included with dinner purchase. Buy admission tickets online or at the door.
More info and tickets: CicadaClub.com

Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Italian, Californian, Contemporary Italian
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Hours of operation
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays except for private events.

Wednesday - Saturday Dinner 5:30pm - 8:30pm
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Phone number
(213) 488-9488
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Catering
Cicada offers catering on site for weddings, corporate events, wrap parties, Award Show after-parties, special occasions.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Between 7th & 6th
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Parking details
Valet is located in front of the restaurant on the left side of Olive Street
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Public transit
Pershing Square Metro
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Entertainment
On special nights travel back in time to the Cicada Club, a vintage 1940's style nightclub featuring fine dining, live music and dancing (cover charge applies). Dress code strictly enforced. Coats or vests for men, evening wear for ladies. Photo ID is required. No one under 21 admitted.
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Special events & promotions
Cicada can host up to 300 for a sit-down dinner. For cocktail parties 550 and more with flow through out the event.
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 772 People Are Saying
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3.8  based on recent ratings
3.9
food
4.0
service
4.1
ambience
3.2
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57% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

We had a reservation but the hostess kept trying to seat us at bad tables when there were plenty of nicer tables available.

Also, the short ribs on the prix fixe menu were dry and bland.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

What a great spot with absolutely fantastic service. The food was amazing and the ambience was perfect for our Valentine’s Day date. It is rather pricey, but a fun dinner. Again, the service was fantastic!

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Nice venue. Average food. Drinks are very good. Lots of history to the building but I wouldn’t go back to dine again if all they had was the food.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Overall nice ambience service was good too but a little disappointed by the food. Could have been better .

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Edgar (Los Angeles)
1.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

I thought I’d take the wife out for a nice Valentines dinner:
The food started out ok, the appetizers were actually quite decent (not $95 per person good bit, it was a first course) and then we waited for 20+ minutes for cold risotto, again that was semi-decent....then we waited at least 35 min for our main course- my wife had the Sea Bass and I had the super disappointing Short Ribs. The staff were very nice and friendly but, took way to long to get anything out of the kitchen. I went through 2 baskets of bread and an entire liter of water- I got to know the water guy, he was very cool; practically coming by our table every time I took a sip! The waiter, although he seemed nice, was absent most of the night and hardly said more than a few words the entire time.
That said, once the food made its way out, it looked pretty good on the plate. However, as good as it looked; it tasted rancid, the veggies were over cooked, and half the plate was cold. My wife’s plate, also looked good but, the vegetables were also over cooked, and the fish had more of a jerky texture than we’ve ever experienced.

I had been here a few tunes, the last time was about 2 years ago (because it’s a bit out of our normal date night budget) and expected the food would be the same. maybe there was a new chef that night ? or something awfully cruel happened. Sorely disappointed and very much dissatisfied considering the reputation of the restaurant & the price of the meal.

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Nate (San Francisco)
1.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

$95 per person pre-fix Valentine’s dinner - waited nearly an hour for main course after the previous plate. Too late to eat by the time it arrived and I sent mine back. Manager credited the plate since I didn’t eat it. My opinion is that $95 per person for food only is at the top level of cost for a food only meal in LA and the restaurant charging that price should be operating at that level, always. Here, it was amateurish at best. Nevermind making for a bad finish to the holiday dinner.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
2.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

This is a beautiful location with mediocre food, drinks, and service. For the price point everything was bad. It feels like this venue rides on the beautiful historic location as an excuse to overcharge for what is effectively hotel food and hotel bar cocktails. I won't be going back.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Valentines Day

Wish it was a regular menu but great !!!

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

The experience at Cicada was amazing. The server was very attentive and courteous. We were a party of eight and yet all of our dishes came out at the exact same time, which was exceptional because we all began dining at the same time. The food was delicious. We all loved our dishes. I will definetly recommend Cicada to others!

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OpenTable Diner (Tampa)
5.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

I loved my experience with Cicada! I wish they had music playing

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