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Culina

4.7
1070 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
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Culina is taking reservations for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Capturing the cosmopolitan ethos of Los Angeles, Culina, Modern Italian presents a lively neighborhood gathering spot where sophisticated cuisine and familiarity join hands. Culina, derived from the Latin word for "kitchen", allows guests the opportunity to savor small plates aside a glass of wine or settle in for an elegant, epicurean experience behind the backdrop of an classic Italian film amidst the rainfall of our outdoor fountain. The menu features an esteemed crudo bar with the finest selections of hand prepared raw seafood, as well as homemade pastas, pizzas, and the freshest Burrata and salami. 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!
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian, Pizzeria
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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
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Phone number
(310) 860-4000
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Luca Moriconi
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Burton Way
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Parking details
Valet Parking - $10.00 for Culina patrons.
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Special events & promotions
Please contact Private Events Specialist Amelia Wehr
Amelia.wehr@fourseasons.com
(310) 860-4000
Additional
Bar/Lounge, BYO Wine, Cafe, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

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.

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What 1070 People Are Saying
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4.7
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4.7
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4.2
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98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Another amazing experience ! Thank you Chef Luca for your warm hospitality... we will come back soon 👍

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Excellent Restaurant. Strongly Recommend, Truffle Gnocchi out of this world.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Woderfull new menu with an authentic new Italian Chef.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Food and services were both great!!

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5.0Dined on March 26, 2018

There has been a change of chef since our recent last visit. The previous chef, we were told, has moved on to open his own restaurant in Australia. The new chef has certainly filled the old chef's apron. As expected, the place, the food, the ambiance, the service, were all superb. A cautionary note: I refuse to dine in the restaurant proper, the noise level is beyond horrendous; similar to a rock concert. The patio is lovely and quiet enough to allow conversation.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

We absolutely loved this restaurant. We had a late reservation, but the staff got us in earlier, which was much appreciated. Our server was fantastic. The somelier was fantastic. The food was sublime. We would definitely come back. Oh, and it was pretty cool to see a famous actress enjoying a meal just two tables over.

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4.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Recommend oysters, risotto to share, parpadelle, and ravioli. Everyone loved it even with kale in it! Amazing. Skip the gnocchi and have dessert...we shared a delicious chocolate square with lava like filling...yum!

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4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

I love Culina. But they have to address the lighting, especially for tables 4 and 5. It's harsh and bright overhead that glares off the menus. And despite repeated requests to change the lighting , the management does not seem to care. Could change the whole ambience to one far more enjoyable.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Service were great. My friends and I had pretty good time during our meal. With Groupon is great deal. I love their food too. Must try “bake Alaska” love it love it love it.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

The food, ambience and "most" of the service was fabulous. Our original server (Caroline- who was terrific), turned our table over to another server and he, unfortunately, completely ignored us. There was a party of 6 at the round table and he basically took care of them without ever checking on us, until I asked him to. Other than that, my friend enjoyed her Birthday breakfast celebration at the restaurant very much.

Thank you.

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Chef Luca brought Italy to LA !!! Well done Luca !

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5.0Dined on March 8, 2018

Pasta dishes are great. Salads are excellent. A nightly special lentil soup was creative and delicious. We had an excellent meal and will certainly return.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Daniel is an amazing server, the food was amazing, Luca is such a great chef, the whole experience is much approved

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

the hostess was the sweetest thing! she made everything so comfortable and the server was beyond great! I loved the whole place (:

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3.0Dined on February 24, 2018

We dont return to many restaurants - there are so many options in LA, and new places are opening all the time. But we've been going to Culina for about 8 years, because the food is great, the indoor and outdoor dining spaces are both beautiful, and the service is always outstanding. This time around, the food was a notch down from the usual, but still good. Of 4 dishes, 3 were good, while 1 was excellent. We'll be back.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

The food is absolutely amazing. There are
Zero complaints about that. They have everything a person could want and more- top notch. The issue we had was with our service. It was like moving a mountain to get more coffee or water. We had to actually track people down each time. We had to search for someone to take our plates.
In the meantime, people ordering alcohol seemed to have every need attended to. Not cheap about it or judging- we just don't drink. This was very, very disappointing and would make me give a cautionary preface before recommending.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Brunch was great, as usual. Will definitely return.

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4.0Dined on February 18, 2018

The food and service for Sunday brunch were both excellent. In particular, the chicken and waffles and the brownies were my favorites. The Chinese New Year’s duck was also good. I also liked the comfy chairs. The valet parking is only ten dollars for brunch. There was more than enough staff, and they all were helpful. We even got a carry out bag for our birthday dessert. It was quiet at eleven, but after noon it got super busy, loud, and crowded.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

The best brunch I have been to in many years anywhere.
It is the absolute best presentation, variety and quality that i have ever seen in the world. It absolutely lives up to Four Seasons standard. The presentation is exquisite, staff plentiful, omelette station, pancakes, breakfast meats, charcuterie,pastries, huge seafood display with abundant crab legs, shrimp, etc. tons of specialty salads absolutely delicious variations, regular salad bar, kids table with chicken tenders mac & cheese etc., beautiful dessert of everything you can find without being those cheap non-baked desserts, bread station is absolutely gorgeous. Only thing that I did not enjoy and did not like the quality of the sauces was at the Pasta station, however this is a unique touch.
Truly impressed.
If you have never been here before or seen pictures of the room, the stations are in many different rooms and you don’t sit in a traditional brunch type room. There are nooks and crannies everywhere and the rooms are all irregular shaped, kind of like the Palacios hotel brunch, however the quality and presentation is even more beautiful than the Bellaggio, although the Bellaggio take second in my book for looks and taste and presentation.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Very posh restaurant with a fitting crowd. The hostess was very snooty and tried to stick us in the corner of the outdoor patio. We asked for a table inside and were seated in a nice spot by the window. The waiter and sommelier gave excellent service and the food was excellent as well. Really fun place for a special date night.

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2.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Food is mediocre.
Service was slow

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4.0Dined on February 16, 2018

Food Was excellent , Service Wasn’t so great .

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5.0Dined on February 11, 2018

What a great restaurant! From beginning to end, this was a perfect experience. The staff is wonderful, and the food is delicious. We will go back!

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

Culina was a beautiful experience for our family. Atmosphere, food and wine were outstanding. Will go again when I have the opportunity.

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3.0Dined on February 7, 2018

The food itself was average. Several other places within the same price range have much better food. The service was excellent.

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5.0Dined on February 5, 2018

My financial advisor from Chicago took me to dinner at Culina, my favorite restaurant. Our cocktails were excellent and the halibut, the special of the day, was perfectly done and presented--and no bones. Ditto with my friend's salmon. There is no separate section for salads, just antipasti, so we had the kitchen create a Caesars salad for us. Gelato dessert was scrumptious. I can't wait to return.

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4.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Food, service and ambiance were great. Never had a glass of wine be brought to the table with taste before it was poured to ensure you would enjoy it. Very nice touch.

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5.0Dined on January 28, 2018

I was there for Sunday brunch, they do a wonderful job of food selections. The quality is wonderful. It isn’t just the normal boring brunch menu, there is something for everyone. Healthy to decadent . Gluten-free and vegan.
Even special treats for kids.

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

The polenta wasn’t what I thought it would be. I was hoping for a crust on top. Everything else was great! We especially enjoyed our waiter, Daniel. His humor matched ours perfectly! I will definitely recommend this restaurant to our friends.

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

We started off with the beef carpaccio and grilled octopus...both dishes were small but stellar. I had the rich and delicious risotto with asparagus that was brought over by the chef in a beautiful cheese bowl (yes the bowl was made of cheese!). The bowl did not stay with us...: ( My dining partners order the lamb ragu over polenta and the branzino. Do NOT skip dessert! The butter cake and butterscotch budino were heavenly! I would come back just for dessert! Major kudos to are sweet/patient/fabulous server Renee. Thank your for making our meal so special!

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5.0Dined on January 26, 2018

This was an awesome experience. My partner and I split a four course meal (we're light eaters) and our service was impeccable. Our sever never made us feel uncomfortable and was very helpful along the way. In fact, they literally split out dishes so we always had our own plates of food in front of us. The food was just as spectacular. We had the Polipo alla griglia (Grille octopus), the Ravioli al brasato e fave, the Bistecca alla griglia and the Butterscotch Budino for dessert. It was one of the best meals I've had in Los Angeles in a long time.

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5.0Dined on January 26, 2018

We went for our anniversary and greatly enjoyed our first time at Culina. Our server Michael was just about the best waiter we've ever had. Very knowledgeable, polished, attentive (but not overly so) and responsive. Food was very good. Ambiance was good though the playlist was aimed toward Millennials, and most of the clientele was over 50. That's the only thing I would change.

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5.0Dined on January 24, 2018

Great staff so well trained. A great time.

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5.0Dined on January 21, 2018

We used the Groupon and had a wonderful meal. The food was delicious and the service was exceptional.
Will definitely come back to Culina.

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5.0Dined on January 21, 2018

Overall speaking, we were quite pleased with what we had been offered and served except the occasional noise level coming from the high pitch infant crying from 2 nearby tables. Then again it wasn’t your fault.

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

Another AMAZING experience... the food is well prepared by a very talented Kitchen Team leaded by Chef Luca Moriconi. Impeccable !!!!
Great service, thank you Orsola, and very good wine selection.
We will be back!!!!

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5.0Dined on January 17, 2018

The location is great. The decor and ambiance is very nice and modern. The food was delicious and the presentation beautiful. It is a great place for lunch inside or outside.

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5.0Dined on January 14, 2018

Great restaurant! Very nice location. Good food and service. Awesome staff. Will definitely go back. Highly recommended!

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5.0Dined on January 13, 2018

Great environment, wonderful service, delicious food.
Although, dishes are small...

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5.0Dined on January 8, 2018

Gorgeous restaurant in the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills! What can I say, other than the food, service, and ambience was perfection. We would definitely go there again for a special occasion.

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