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Culina is taking reservations for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Capturing the cosmopolitan ethose of Los Angeles, Culina, Modern Italian presents a lively neighborhood gathering spot where sophisticated cuisine and levity join hands. Culina, from the Latin word for "kitchen" showcases the intersection of traditional and modern Italian cuisine with a menu guided by exceptional ingredients. Guests can linger over small plates and wine or settle in for a night of superior dining in the garden. The menu features Los Angeles' only crudo bar with the finest selections of hand prepared raw seafood, as well as homemade pastas, pizzas, the freshest Burrata and salami, and authentic entrees. Our wine program offers approximately 200 wines, most available by carafe, from Italy and the rest of the world, with a range of unique aperitifs and cocktails. Culina provides the perfect atmosphere to see and be seen!
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Saturday: 6:30am – 11:00am; Sunday Brunch: 10:00am – 2:00pm; Lunch: Monday – Saturday: 11:30am – 2:30pm; Dinner: Sunday - Wednesday: 6:00pm – 10:30pm; Thursday - Saturday: 6:00pm - 11:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Valet Parking - $12.00 for Culina patrons. Complimentary Valet Parking at Lunch.
Chef Byron Thomas
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, BYO Wine, Cafe, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Please contact Private Events Specialist Amelia Wehr
Culina, Modern Italian’s elegant Private Dining Room and Grappa Room are ideal for business, social and intimate gatherings. For cocktail receptions, we recommend the Culina Lounge or Culina Patio.
Culina Ratings and Reviews
The restaurant is very nice and the food is high quality but the groupon is not worth it. We do not drink alcohol and with an appetizer and 2 entres and a dessert we had only spent $115. The waitress made us order an extra dessert and entre to take home to use up the $165. She then charged 20% gratuity on top of it. She said the amount paid on the groupon could not be used for gratuity. If that is the case then the groupon should say so. Overall I do not think I will return.
We were looking for a local restaurant for a pre-Christmas family dinner for 6 which included a 4 and a 6 year old. The food was wonderful with interesting options and a kids menu (and crayons and coloring paper). The beef carpaccio was the best I have ever had and the raw oysters tasted as if they had just come out of the pond. Great dining experience.
I dare you to have a legitimate problem with the Four Seasons Sunday brunch - a beautiful assortment of options (omelette bar, seafood spread, kid options, chocolate fountain, and on , and on..... great staff, beautiful location. Pricy? Yep, but once you have decided to have a champagne brunch at the Hollywood Four Seasons, you lose your chance to complain about the cost. It is worth saving up for!
My family decided to have our Sunday brunch here. The food was fantastic! The options to choose from were endless, and we all really enjoyed this. From the sushi and fried chicken with waffles to the miso black cod, we all really enjoyed our food!
I also found it adorable that they had a buffet area specifically for kids that among other things, they had little sandwiches with the crusts cut off. I just thought that this was a nice way to pay attention to the little details, as silly as this one may sound.
The one thing that I do want to point out is that the service was a bit spotty. Our server disappeared around the middle of us sitting at the table, and getting our check seemed to be next to impossible. It also seemed like the front host desk was in serious disarray and there was a lot of confusion while we were checking in.
Overall, we had a lovely brunch and we would most certainly return for another meal.
My wife and I were celebrating our anniversary. We had no choice but to bring our 14 month old son, which we hate to do when dining at an upscale restaurant, but the hostess was super nice, and promptly brought out a clean highchair. Our server (forgot her name) was also very nice. The ambiance of the restaurant is what you would expect from a Four Seasons hotel. We ordered two appetizers (grilled octopus and pomodoro (basically caprese salad)). While the price was high, even for an upscale restaurant, both tasted amazing. They also gave us some oysters to celebrate our anniversary. Appetizers made us look forward to the entrees. For the main, my wife got ravioli stuffed with braised beef rib and I got lamb osso bucco. Her ravioli was way too salty. My lamb was cooked beautifully, but also slightly salty. While my wife's ravioli was almost inedible, my lamb was fine. If I liked my food slightly on salty side, I would have loved that lamb osso bucco. For dessert, we got a baked Alaska. I am not a huge fan, but I like the "fire show". As expected, baked Alaska was just okay. They made it with neopolitan ice cream, which I think is a mistake (strawberry ice cream tasted cheap). They wrote "Happy Anniversary" on the dessert plate, which was nice. With a cheap half bottle of wine, the total bill was just under $200, which I thought was fine. If the entrees were just less salty, it would have been an amazing meal. At least the service was amazing.
I have been dining at culina for a few years and last time I went was a pleasant surprise. There is a new chef and he changed the menu for the best
The bread they bring at the beginning of the meal is to die for. The octopus is always consistent , and the Milanese risotto is probably one of the best I have ever had, even in Italy.
It is pretty pricey,but you expect it being inside the Four Seasons Hotel.
Service is impeccable
The outdoor restaurant at the Four Seasons BH has always been a favorite, long before it was re-christened Culina. The setting is so intimate and elegant, you feel far from the noise and crowd of Wilshire Blvd. BH. Service has always been impeccable, and this time was no exception. The food was quite good--with the exception of bland salmon--so no complaints there. But the prices are getting a bid ridiculous. If you want a starter and a pasta, with a glass of wine, you're already at $75 or so. If you're OK with that, cool . . .
We have been coming to this restaurant for many years and always have enjoyed a great experience with the food, service and overall atmosphere. Went back on Wednesday night for the first time in several months, and discovered they have changed their menu, eliminating some of the really good items we previously enjoyed, and now the menu feels like hotel in-room dining or bar food. The bright spot is that the bar still makes good drinks. Alas, we will now remove Culina from our restaurant options list. :(
Just LOVE this place.....the food is divine and the service fantastic. Everything has so much flavor, from the coffee to the cookies. Beautiful flowers, great drinks, AMAZING brunch! We always have so much fun when there with our little kids we are thinking of going on date night too. Thank you Culina!!
Service is outstanding, from the receptionists, waiter to other assistants. The ambiance is beautiful. The noise level is just right. The food is actually very good, except the sauce/dressing is a bit much and overwhelms the fantastic taste of the food. The place is very pricey but overall we enjoyed the experience very much.
Culina is special!! The food is exceptional and the ambiance can't be beat. My branzino was perfectly prepared and presented and my carbonara was perfect and it didn't have cream! My octopus salad was disappointing because there was so much frisee and very few other greens. My chocolate ice cream was okay. Can't wait to return.
Phenomenal service, menu knowledge from server Sonja and the wine staff was impeccable. Interior is relaxing, beautiful, and classy. We ate dinner outside by the fire, very peaceful and quiet. Had the oysters, octopus, beef carpaccio, risotto with bone marrow, and asparagus. Then we headed back inside to watch the baseball game at the bar and had lively intellectual conversation with other patrons. Such an incredible experience, and I will most certainly be back.
It was my birthday and ordered the lemon ricotta pancakes which in the past I had loved.
It was extremely expensive over $30. Two thick dry pancakes arrived with no accompaniments.
ei. fruit, butter. They had no flavor at all. So very disappointing at this find restaurant.
The service was non attentive. Had to wait for water, coffee not very relaxing.
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