DISTRICT

4.1
204 reviews
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$30 and under
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A dining & drinking democracy founded on uncompromising quality and an element of surprise offering seasonal Californian cuisine & cocktails that dazzle the senses and intensify connection.

DISTRICT’S design philosophy mirrors its deliciously unexpected approach to food and drink. The resulting atmosphere is a marvelously curated art meets craft, past meets future vibe that is wholly enticing and utterly original.
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MS
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Not being able to split bills up for a multiple party table is not convenient for guests.

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

Went to district on new years eve, it was a good crowd not full but not empty. The food was amazing but the service was lacking.

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Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on December 20, 2018
Overall 3food 1service 3ambience 2

Terrible food

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C
Philadelphia
97 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

Third visit this week. Cocktail was terrible. Replacement was better but strong. Got the most expensive steak on the menu. It was half fat and gristle.

Server was excellent!

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2018
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 2

Great food, terrible service.

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K
Adelaide / SA
2 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

appetizers were delicious. the ribeye was inexpensive but disappointing thinner cut

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C
Los Angeles
43 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Cocktails were classic and very well done. Food was excellent. Only issue I had was menu was different then that shown online in the app. I know menu changes with seasons. But should change the online menu too.

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AS
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Restaurant was empty for a Thursday night. Parking downtown is subsidized by the restaurant which is appreciated. Bar is nice and was full. Service was very good. In Macy’s mall downtown so good for lunch I would think.

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Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our hostess was the sweetest! She was so fun and easy to talk to and even recommended some bars for us to check out after dinner. Unfortunately I can’t say the same about our waiter...he was inattentive, unfriendly, and frankly a little rude. Other than him, our experience at District was amazing!

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Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Unique interior and ambiance, professional service, fantastic craft cocktails, food is perhaps the weakest point but still very good. Nothing in this place is bad. Price sneaks up on you but would still highly recommend.

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n
Los Angeles
47 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Nice appetizers! Very well balanced and awesome flavors. Main course had less of a wow factor. Service of Brittney was attentive. She was not there when we asked for the check and got a bill-mess up. Overall nice place!

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The kitchen was a little swamped therefore we had to wait a bit longer than usual

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EL
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a great time for our party of 5. Our server Victoria, did a great job and was great to all of us, especially the birthday recipient. Food was great would definitely eat there again.

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ND
Orange County
4 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

Very nice inside. Burrata w peaches was beautifully served but had no flavor. 3 crushed tiny pieces of walnuts. Not dressed well. Ribs were ok. Fries were good as was the coleslaw. Waitress was over the top. Kept calling us her family, gorgeous girls, etc. needs to dial it back

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OT
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Great food , no doubt about it . But they took 45 minutes to bring out drinks and the starters never arrive. Overall was good food .

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LL
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Very nice ambience and delicious food ! Actually ended up coming back the next night for dinner Wonderful wait staff and fantastic menu

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TH
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 4ambience 5

The watermelon caprese salad was nasty! It was drown in the balsamic dressing which over powered it. The mac and cheese was just awful. It was so watery. And very lukewarm which was nasty. I wanted to walk back there and show the chef how to make a easy mac and cheese that should be served piping hot. The only think cooked okay was grilled corn.

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New England
19 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 3

Awful customer service. I went here with a friend for dinner. It was really quiet; a sprinkling of patrons. We ordered burgers while googling other places for cocktails on our phones since we were meeting another friend later that evening. The waiter demanded payment immediately after ordering and asked us why we were looking for other places to have cocktails on our phones, which made us feel uncomfortable. After he gave us the bill within a few minutes if ordering, I said: we haven't received our food yet, and what if we wanted something else? He said: you have to pay as you go. I've never been treated so poorly. It's a restaurant, the waiter disagreed and told me it was just a bar despite serving food and having multiple empty tables for patrons to eat. I will never return. I regret not taking a picture of the receipt, so I could have the server's name.

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C
New Orleans
117 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Looking for a breakfast place in downtown LA and selected this one without realizing it was connected to a hotel. Food was good, and service was good. Cute place. We would probably love it for a drink, but it was not in any way special for breakfast/Sunday brunch.

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f
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

District has great food and excellent cocktails. Ambiance was good. Virginia was our server, she took excellent care of us and was really sweet and fun. We enjoyed our anniversary dinner greatly!

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D
Los Angeles
92 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

We were happy to have supper here after the theatre. Parking was easy and validated Food was creative and delicious.

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RS
Orange County
5 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Staff were friendly and accommodating. Great food and nice ambience

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j
Los Angeles
51 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

This would be considered a hidden gem because of its location. It is in Macy's plaza but tucked in a corner downstairs.
This was a group work lunch. Everyone was impressed by the selection. Both starters (the corn chowder and watermelon caprese) got rave reviews. The main courses were also well liked. I had the brisket which was perfectly cooked. The corn on the cob was great but the coleslaw was very tasteless. Might need to marinated in the dressing longer. But I will definitely be coming back to try other options they have.

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NR
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Our wait staff was attentive and friendly. DINE LA offered a great price on a carving board lunch special. A delightful surprise.

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OT
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife and I went out to celebrate her birthday with several friends and had a great time! Excellent food and service!

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L
Palm Springs
1 review
Dined on July 15, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Good service by the staff, it was busy so they could have used a little more help. The food was excellent and reasonable in pricing. Would recommend to others.

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FS
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

It was slow as it was the Fourth of July. Our waiter was excellent. The food was exactly what we wanted, which was a light appetizers and salad. I enjoyed it along with my family and we would eat there again.

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l
Los Angeles
30 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I had a business meeting with a vendor - it was my first time sitting in the actual restaurant. Usually I go for happy hour and sit at the bar. The waitress was very personable though a little scattered. They had to give us our check early because they were making an update to their system. They apologized profusely and it was no bother. The food was very good and my vendor said he found a new spot to take his clients.

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best service in town! Our server Virginia was the best!

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CH
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 4

Really disappointing.
Poor service (food took forever to arrive), was incorrect when it arrived and wasn’t cooked properly.
I’d heard great things about this place so hopefully my experience was a one off but I unfortunately won’t be returning.

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KK
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service in a fun atmosphere. Food was excellent and the portions were just right.

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JE
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I didin't know what to expect on my first visit, but our server was full of energy and even made custom dipping sauces for our fries. the Moscow Mules were excellent. Another find in DTLA

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ZV
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I really love the service and the food was amazing. Lovely place to bring friends, family and ever business partners.

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C
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went to District to celebrate my birthday. The staff was very attentive, and the food was wonderful. We had various dishes from the sharing menu and were not disappointed. Their deviled eggs are always tasty, and the mussels were perfect for sharing. We also had handcrafted drinks and enjoyed them. The presentation of the drinks helped to make the occasion special. The desserts we had topped off the meal nicely, and I particularly loved the cheesecake. It was not too noisy in the restaurant, and we were able to have a conversation and easily hear each other. I would choose District again for a place to celebrate an occasion.

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GE
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

District is an excellent option in Downtown LA.
I was there with a friend for Brunch and the service and meals where awesome.

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v
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on May 17, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 1

The dining experience was disappointing. The food choices were not broad. Restaurant was quite empty and the server told us it had been even emptier the night before. That should have been a clue to leave, I suppose. Server were friendly but not particularly competent. Overall, too expensive for not very impressive food.

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TL
Los Angeles
16 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Servers were very unprofessional: did not know a thing about the menu.
Food took forever.
The food was not good.
Never going there again.

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on April 22, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We loved the strong medicine, and our waitress made sure we picked all the dishes she thought we would love !

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PH
San Diego
9 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 2

Excellent table service, however the front desk staff appeared tired. The restaurant is dark and the food is so so. Good for business meetings if you don’t need light.

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A
San Diego
21 reviews
Dined on April 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It's a bit difficult to find because the elevator to the basement is non-intuitive, but it is very much worth the search. Food excellent, imaginative, tasty, and the service was superb and friendly.

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