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Culina

4.6
1053 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
Chef Byron Thomas
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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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Sun - Thu 5:00PM - 6:15PM 8:00PM - 10:00PM
Fri - Sat 5:00PM - 6:15PM 9:00PM - 10:00PM

What 1053 People Are Saying
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4.6
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4.7
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4.2
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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

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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OpenTable Diner (Jacksonville)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Brunch was great, as usual. Will definitely return.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

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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NatalayG 
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

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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OpenTable Diner 
2.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Food is mediocre.
Service was slow

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Honeybunch (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

Food Was excellent , Service Wasn’t so great .

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined 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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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined 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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vipLisa (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined 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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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined 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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vipTorie (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined 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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pete (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined 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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WestsideGirl (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined 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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vipRalleykat (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined 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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vipGrknickname (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined 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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