Culina

4.7
1506 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
Please join us on our Culina Caffè Patio Sunday - Wednesday. Please note that the Culina back Patio is only available Thursday Friday and Saturday evenings.

Capturing the cosmopolitan ethos of Los Angeles, Culina presents a lively neighborhood gathering spot where sophisticated cuisine and familiarity join hands. With weekly live music set amongst a beautiful al fresco garden patio popular with locals, Culina allows guests to savor small plates aside a glass of wine or settle in for an elegant, epicurean experience behind the backdrop of a classic Italian film. The menu features traditional items perfected by generations of Tuscan craftsmanship including house-made pastas and pizzas. Our wine program offers approximately 400 selections with a focus on Italy and California, including hidden gems and older vintages to satisfy any occasion.
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Experiences

  • 3-Course Brunch is the ONLY option between 10a-3p

    $65.00 per person

    Multiple dates available

    Immerse yourself in the amazing experience that is Culina's Sunday Brunch. Each guest can choose their starter, entree and dessert from our brunch favorites menu which can be found at https://www.culinarestaurant.com/menu/culina-sunday-brunch-menu/ Listen to the upbeat vibes from DJ Johny Hawkes while you enjoy food from our finest Four Seasons chefs. Sit back, relax and enjoy your Sunday. You deserve it!

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  • Collect 1,000 bonus points

    Fri 5:00 PM - 5:15 PM

    Receive points for dining rewards, KAYAK hotel savings and more.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Diner temperature check required
What 1506 people are saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.7based on recent ratings
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4.7
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4.7
ambience
4.3
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Noise · Moderate
83% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Danw
Atlanta
10 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great dining experience. Be aware that their beautiful main outdoor patio is not open on weekdays.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A very delightful experience. To start the restaurant is located at the 4 seasons hotel, valet parking provided. (10 bucks after validation) the service from beginning to end were prompt and friendly. Me and my partner made reservations and check in was seamless and was seated right away. Due to Covid the seating was a little awkward, we were placed close to the host stand so a bit noisy with chatter and other conversations from patrons and staff but nothing we couldn’t handle. The server was was friendly and prompt. The cocktails took a moment to come out BUT they are hand made and it was a Saturday night worth the few extra mins so yummy. What really surprised me was the portion sizes. I had the Pollo alla Cacciatora. We also finished dinner in my option the best tiramisu I ever had.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Our waiter was enthusiastic and very attentive. All in al our experience was great. Next time
I prefer to eat on the terrace off the large dining room and bar. More animated there.

The food was excellent and the service exceptional. Thanks

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vipRegularandsteady
Los Angeles
91 reviews
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always perfect

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Patjohn
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience3

very noisy place. food is fine but very overpriced.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waitress was so attentive and sweet, she gave us a dessert and champagne for our anniversary! Food was excellent, we had tuna tartar, wings and truffle Caesar appetizers And the branzino and lobster (best dish)! The host was also very nice and let us sit at a different table. The outside patio they set up for COVID was beautiful, and we didn’t mind that the main patio was closed.

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TonikaT
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Culina had amazing Italian Cuisine and the cocktails were delicious too! Sanya was awesome!! I will definitely be coming back!

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Charles1
St. Louis
7 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Service was a bit slow, but the food and setting were outstanding.

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vipDiningMaven
Los Angeles
113 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service are always great. But the portions - especially the salads - are much too small. And the live music on certain nights is much too loud to allow conversation.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience3

Looks nothing like pictures food was okay.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a unique dinner! Come just for the ravioli 😍 can’t wait to experience Sunday brunch

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vipBianca
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience! Our waiter was attentive, and the cocktails and pizza were delicious. I'm from Italy and it is very difficult to find good pizza in the US, but this was it! Looking forward to going back to Culina.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I loved the service & space

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vipMelMB
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience4

Service was very, very slow. We were not offered dessert or coffee. Had to ask for coffee.

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vipDEBS
Los Angeles
36 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Good food and service at Culina. Was a little disappointed that they only offer the Cafe menu during dinner hours except on the weekends. Also, the pretty back patio seems to be closed during the week as well.

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OpenTable Diner
Richmond
6 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Happy Culina is open! Service was exceptional. The pizzas are the entrees to order!

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OpenTable Diner
Guadalajara
2 reviews
Dined on May 20, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

El servicio excelente

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GaryA
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on May 20, 2021
Overall2food1service3ambience1

I don't know if I could cook food this bland and unappealing?

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vipDiningMaven
Los Angeles
113 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Culina offers wonderful pizza at a very fair price. Most everything else is perfect, but the prices and small portions of salads are very disappointing.

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RobinG
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on May 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The outdoor dining area has been extended to allow for more seating in a beautiful way, each table separated by space and ideal for private conversation. The food was fresh and delicious, as it always is. I'm so thrilled to go back to one of my favorite spots.

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vipPalette73
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience5

Anniversary

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SusanL
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food. Great service and very safe and comfortable seating. Some street noise, but overall great.

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vipDharshiniM
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Food and service great. Was hoping to enjoy a nice , relaxing lunch with a friend but hard but they allow multiple guests to take virtual meetings w their laptops there and not use their headsets. Kind if disrupted the vibe for me.

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AnaJ
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall4food5service2ambience5

I picked this place to celebrate Mother’s Day. The food was great but the service was a joke. I guess we weren’t valuable customers because of the way we “looked”! They were giving out cookies for Mother’s Day and well I’m sure they knew I was a mother because I was there with my kids and I didn’t get any. Everyone around me did BUT ME. I would probably go for the food but not really.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall2food4service1ambience4

As local BH residents, our family has been coming to Culina for 10+ years for Christmas Buffet brunch, New Year’s and Mother’s Day. Today was the poorest and slowest service we’ve received to date. Disappointing given the high standards that we’ve known so far.

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MeganS
Nashville
20 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience5

The food was absolutely excellent! Got the tuna tartar, the bruschetta, lamb papardelle and the ribeye. All so delicious. And the drinks!!! So so good. Service was subpar, but the restaurant was clearly very busy. Would recommend!

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
30 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
129 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We were really looking forward to joining your restaurant since your assistant manager during restaurant was so terrific and sat us in the fist table inside the overhand of the garden near the guitar player that we gave $20 to that time and again on Sat evening. I also wrote that we would like this same table if it were available. Puzzling: When we got there the table was available but the hostess put us into the table below next to the wall whereby the ambiance is not as nice and the sound from the Guitar player is not as clear. I could understand if all tables were taken but they were not and the table I requested was empty and all of the smaller booths just like that table had 2 people in them (and the chair for #3 was empty in the other two as well as the square table as we all know many tables today only have 2 people. I nicely asked the hostess if she could move us to the table we requested, since open. I said if they were holding it for 3 people, I understand. She nicely said she would check and be back. That never happened. Instead, 4 more people came along and asked if we wanted water, etc and every time I said the same thing as above and each of the 5 total stated they would fine out and be back. this went on for 15 minutes and the last person that came was the hostess that was from the front and had directed the other to sit us at this table we did not want. She gave us such trouble: we do not reserve tables, we will do so but we do not reserve tables (interesting as during restaurant week since another restaurant that changed their mine about participating in restaurant week made the reservation for us with the assistant manager and when we got to the table it had a reserved sign on it). I finally said to her that you arguing with me is making this very unpleasant. I just do not want this table to be empty and it gets filled with 2 people when I really did hope it would be open and we would have just as much a good time as the first time.

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vipGpfeffer
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really great meal. I think they are better than ever. Congrats!

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vipJeffears
Los Angeles
32 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Lovely ambience. The food is very good, but alas just short of five stars. But no worries. You will have an excellent dining experience. The outside is superb.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Had dinner there for my birthday
The food I ordered

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and even better ambiance. Will come here again

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AlessiaP
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Nice ambiance
Nice waiters
Excellent food
Fun music

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vipPaulw
Miami
44 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience2

Just okay not great

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
16 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This restaurant is a hidden gem, the people are so accommodating and the food and service were terrific. The ambiance is nice and relaxing, they don’t rush you. Everything is just wonderful.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a beautiful restaurant with the perfect ambience for romantic dinner or a birthday dinner, we found this restaurant so last minute for me and my 3 girlfriends and now I’m recommending to everyone they need to go. Loved it.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great ambiance, beautiful food. Not sure how often they do this but there was even live music. First time I’ve heard live music since the pandemic began!

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vipFoodforfun
Los Angeles
55 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great setting, service was attentive but not obtrusive & always great food. One of our favorite places!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and food

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vipIanS
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Have been coming here for a long time, and it is always superb.
The attentiveness of the servers, the quality of the food, the music and ambiance are always too notch. They always do their best to honor our seating preferences too, in the section we love most. 10/10

FAQs

Culina offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (310) 860-4000.

Culina is rated 4.7 stars by 1506 OpenTable diners.

Culina does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://fourseasons.buyatab.com/custom/fourseasons/giftcard/?c=t&_s_icmp=tmenu.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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