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Hatchet Hall

4.6
4.6
740 Reviews
$30 and under
American

Hatchet Hall is a wood fire cookery with an emphasis on ingredients and old American techniques. The restaurant is meant to be a place for everyone, where people feel welcome to have whatever type of experience they want. Hatchet Hall specializes in working relationships with local farmers and purveyors to provide the best quality experience. The basis of the restaurant is community, whether it’s the team, farmers, or guests, creating a sense of family. The menu changes everyday, reflecting the seasons of California produce. Buying with limitation with the idea of keeping things exciting for the staff and guests. The food is simple; not heavily plated or overdone, finding beauty in the imperfection of things. In the same vein, the wine list changes often with limited runs on by the glass options, focusing on the culture and history of the wine as well as the natural wine movement. The spirits list is vast, specializing in American Whiskey.

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Menu

Dinner

  • Baja Kanpachi Crudo$19.00

    castelvetrano, preserved lemon, fennel frond

    • Local Yellowtail Ceviche$23.00

      red onion, radish, avocado, tostada

      • Chilled Wild Mexican Peel & Eat Shrimp$21.00

        dijon aioli

        • Roasted Almonds$5.00

          thyme, rosemary, sea salt

          • Warm Medjool Dates$4.00

            brown butter, sea salt, date vinegar

            • Citrus Marinated Castelvetrano Olives$6.00

              • Anson Mills Corn Bread$17.00

                cheddar, shishito, cultured butter, honey

                • House Rolls$7.00

                  honey butter, sea salt

                  • Prosciutto di Parma$8.00

                    • Munak Ranch Rocky Sweet Melon & Prosciutto$13.00

                      • Cheese Board$19.00

                        honeycomb dates, almonds, grilled bread

                        • Housemade Ricotta Toast$15.00

                          prosciutto di parma, basil pesto, tomato jam

                          • Weiser Farms Watermelon$14.00

                            lime, sesame, mint

                            • Kale Cesar$13.00

                              Bub+Grams' sesame crouton, anchovy, parmesan

                              • Heirloom Tomato & Cucumber$15.00

                                feta, red onion, black olive

                                • Windrose Farms Arugula & Treviso$14.00

                                  crispy shallot, parmesan, lemon vin.

                                  • Summer Greens$21.00

                                    herbed creme fraiche, cherry tomato, lardon

                                    • Grilled Market Stone Fruit & Burrata$21.00

                                      raddichio, basil, prosciutto

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                                      • Old Bay Fries$8.00

                                        spicy ketchup, jalapeño aioli

                                        • Grilled Haas Avocado$9.00

                                          lemon crème fraîche, sea salt

                                          • Flora Bella Purple Majesty Potatoes$12.00

                                            green garlic aioli, onion horseradish

                                            • Charred Dragon Tongue Beans$12.00

                                              almond romesco, sesame

                                              • Fire Roasted Flora Bella Jimmy Nardello & Pardon Peppers$14.00

                                                • Charred Weiser Farms Carrots$15.00

                                                  sesame, cumin yogurt, honeycomb

                                                  • Sautéed Okra$13.00

                                                    confit tomato, mint, sesame, lemon

                                                    • Mexican Street Corn Off The Cob$15.00

                                                      lime, parmesan, cilantro

                                                      • Pan Roasted Cauliflower$15.00

                                                        cider vinegar, green garlic, mint

                                                        • Slow-Cooked Collard Greens$15.00

                                                          country ham, pickled serrano green garlic, lemon

                                                          • Milliken Farms Japanese Sweet Potato$15.00

                                                            mint yogurt, crispy shallot

                                                            • Summer Squash Casserole$19.00

                                                              cheddar, oregano, farmer's cheese

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                                                              • Shrimp & Grits$26.00

                                                                fresno, bacon, celery leaf, lemon

                                                                • Cornmeal Fried Catfish$27.00

                                                                  tartar sauce, lemon

                                                                  • Trout Amandine$38.00

                                                                    green beans, brown butter, almonds

                                                                    • Whole Grilled Sea Bass$46.00

                                                                      pickled beets, cucumber, snow peas, herbs

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                                                                      • Buttermilk Fried Texas Quail$22.00

                                                                        labneh, pomegranate, dill

                                                                        • Braised Peads & Barnetts Pork Belly$33.00

                                                                          cannellini bean, charred treviso

                                                                          • Meatloaf & Mash$36.00

                                                                            free range turkey, smoked tomato glaze

                                                                            • Grilled Peads & Barnetts Pork Chop$35.00

                                                                              paprika, fennel

                                                                              • Cast Iron Lamb Sirloin$44.00

                                                                                tonnato, salsa verde, breadcrumbs

                                                                                • 28oz Wood Grilled Grass-Fed NY Strip$118.00

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                                                                                  • Salted Banana Puddin'$11.00

                                                                                    • Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp$16.00

                                                                                      pecans, vanilla ice cream

                                                                                      • Sticky Toffee Date Cake$13.00

                                                                                        whipped cream, sea salt

                                                                                        • Scoop Old Fashioned Vanilla$4.00

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                                                                                          What 740 people are saying

                                                                                          Overall ratings and reviews

                                                                                          4.6
                                                                                          4.6 based on all time ratings
                                                                                          • 4.6Food
                                                                                          • 4.4Service
                                                                                          • 4.4Ambience
                                                                                          • 4.0Value

                                                                                          NoiseModerate

                                                                                          89% of people would recommend it to a friend

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                                                                                            ChristianM

                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                            Dined on January 8, 2019

                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                            Enjoyed a fantastic meal here. Incredible flavors from humble ingredients. Staff were fantastic and had a really great experience even though I was dining solo.

                                                                                          2. MP

                                                                                            MeatParadise

                                                                                            Los Angeles

                                                                                            8 reviews

                                                                                            vip
                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                            8 reviews

                                                                                            Dined on January 6, 2019

                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                            Great food and service but pretty loud.

                                                                                          3. DG

                                                                                            DanaG

                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                            Dined on January 5, 2019

                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                            I love everything about this place. The music is always great- more energetic blues or jazz I think and the decor has a great old school vibe. The food is always amazing and the other diners are usually a good chat as well.

                                                                                          4. F

                                                                                            Foodmaven

                                                                                            New York Area

                                                                                            16 reviews

                                                                                            vip
                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                            16 reviews

                                                                                            Dined on January 4, 2019

                                                                                            overall4food5service3ambience3

                                                                                            Food was fabulous but the noise level was ridiculously loud.

                                                                                          5. BJ

                                                                                            BethJ

                                                                                            Los Angeles

                                                                                            43 reviews

                                                                                            vip
                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                            43 reviews

                                                                                            Dined on January 1, 2019

                                                                                            overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                                            At the last minute, we decided to go out for dinner on NYE. We'd never been to Hatchet Hall, but the menu looked interesting and it received good reviews. It's got a really cool vibe with mismatched china and light strands hanging over the outside patio (with lots of heaters, thankfully!) My husband normally doesn't like Prix Fixe menus, but HH's menu included some of their most popular items. The standouts: Sweet potato rolls, caesar salad, scallops, King Ora Salmon and the Octopus (although the octopus was warm and the beans were cold — not good!). We will definitely be back!

                                                                                          6. L

                                                                                            Linkeman

                                                                                            Los Angeles

                                                                                            20 reviews

                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                            20 reviews

                                                                                            Dined on January 1, 2019

                                                                                            overall4food5service3ambience3

                                                                                            If only it was not as loud as a Led Zeppelin concert, Hatchet Hall would be perfect.

                                                                                          7. AN

                                                                                            AnkitN

                                                                                            New York Area

                                                                                            3 reviews

                                                                                            vip
                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                            3 reviews

                                                                                            Dined on December 31, 2018

                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                            The old fashions...some of the best!

                                                                                          8. r

                                                                                            ribhas

                                                                                            Los Angeles

                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                            3.0

                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                            Dined on December 29, 2018

                                                                                            overall3food2service2ambience3

                                                                                            Used to love this place. Been coming here for the past almost 4 yrs. service has definitely changed and dropped. Food also not as good as used to be. Sucks... I really did like this place

                                                                                          9. DR

                                                                                            2DesertRats

                                                                                            Los Angeles

                                                                                            6 reviews

                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                            6 reviews

                                                                                            Dined on December 27, 2018

                                                                                            overall4food5service4ambience3

                                                                                            Dropped by for my Birthday dinner with my wife. Service was great, food was great. Only issue was the music volume. Besides the fact that I didn't like the selection, it was just too loud. We, and other guests, had to raise our voices to have a conversation or speak to the waiter. Dropped into the back bar after dinner. Strangely enough, they didn't have the whisky selection from the dining room (?) but...the bartender slipped out and came back with a bottle for me. Wonderful service.

                                                                                          10. LM

                                                                                            LeonM

                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                            Dined on December 24, 2018

                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                            Awesome food; amazing flavors. Service was excellent.

                                                                                          11. M

                                                                                            Mark

                                                                                            Los Angeles

                                                                                            7 reviews

                                                                                            vip
                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                            7 reviews

                                                                                            Dined on December 23, 2018

                                                                                            overall5food5service4ambience5

                                                                                            One of the best restaurants in LA - great atmosphere and a wonderfully creative and well-executed small-plates menu. Probably not fully recognized due to its absolute lack of curb appeal and marginal (not in a trendy way) location.

                                                                                          12. LL

                                                                                            LizL

                                                                                            Los Angeles

                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                            2.0

                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                            Dined on December 22, 2018

                                                                                            overall2food4service1ambience4

                                                                                            Our server was terrible. Food was rushed and courses were not spread out.

                                                                                          13. MC

                                                                                            MarCar

                                                                                            Philadelphia

                                                                                            3 reviews

                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                            3 reviews

                                                                                            Dined on December 22, 2018

                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                            Amazing food, great portions, great service. Loved it!

                                                                                          14. 1

                                                                                            1morebite

                                                                                            Los Angeles

                                                                                            7 reviews

                                                                                            3.0

                                                                                            7 reviews

                                                                                            Dined on December 22, 2018

                                                                                            overall3food3service3ambience2

                                                                                            Took my friend here for her birthday. We had reservations near opening time. It was empty. The hostess sat us down and 3 min later, sat two other parties on either side of us like a pack of sardines. There were plenty of other tables open else where. The music was so loud! I asked if they could turn it down so I could hear my friend talking, and the waiter basically told me I would get used to it, and refused my request. Not only was it so loud, it was very dark. You could not see the menu or food. We had to take out our flashlights. Food was fine, nothing to write home about, and on the pricer side. Everything we ordered sorta had the same flavors. When the dessert came out, they didn't even put a candle on the cake for her. I wrote on my reservation this was a birthday celebration. Obviously they did not care to relay this to the waiter. I would not recommend this place for a date night or get together, well unless of course you don't mind screaming at each other over dinner.

                                                                                          15. JS

                                                                                            JSBrooklyn

                                                                                            New York Area

                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                            vip
                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                            Dined on December 21, 2018

                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                            Always an amazing experience, been several times and each time has more than delivered.

                                                                                          16. OT

                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                            Los Angeles

                                                                                            5 reviews

                                                                                            vip
                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                            5 reviews

                                                                                            Dined on December 20, 2018

                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                            Thank you fo such amazing dinner. The duck confit and rabbit schnitzel - awesome!!! Inside the restaurant too noisy, but outside is. Perfect for a romantic date. I didn’t expect it, but our experience was so good! We will comeback soon)

                                                                                          17. OT

                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                            New York Area

                                                                                            4 reviews

                                                                                            vip
                                                                                            2.0

                                                                                            4 reviews

                                                                                            Dined on December 20, 2018

                                                                                            overall2food2service3ambience5

                                                                                            Out of so many staple items made the experience disappointing.

                                                                                          18. BH

                                                                                            BridgetH

                                                                                            Los Angeles

                                                                                            7 reviews

                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                            7 reviews

                                                                                            Dined on December 19, 2018

                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience2

                                                                                            Food and service were great. Too loud. Hard to hear table conversation.

                                                                                          19. SR

                                                                                            StephanieR

                                                                                            Los Angeles

                                                                                            12 reviews

                                                                                            vip
                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                            12 reviews

                                                                                            Dined on December 19, 2018

                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                            My fiancé’s Birthday and our favorite restaurant. Love the food, service is outstanding and we will be back to celebrate many more special occasions.

                                                                                          20. B

                                                                                            Budg

                                                                                            San Francisco

                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                            Dined on December 17, 2018

                                                                                            overall4food5service5ambience1

                                                                                            Great food but smaller portions. Staff is great but music is waaaay too loud. Ask to sit outside

                                                                                          21. CM

                                                                                            ChrisM

                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                            Dined on December 17, 2018

                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                            The sweet potato rolls are the best thing I have ever eaten!!! So good!!!

                                                                                          22. OT

                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                            Los Angeles

                                                                                            5 reviews

                                                                                            vip
                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                            5 reviews

                                                                                            Dined on December 16, 2018

                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                            Couldn’t hear each other at all. But food divine!

                                                                                          23. BG

                                                                                            BrandonG

                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                            Dined on December 13, 2018

                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                            Seriously one of the best restaurants I've been to in quite some time. I definitely want to go back with more people so that I can try more of the menu items. Service and ambiance are awesome, and the food is as unique as it is delicious. This place is a game changer.

                                                                                          24. LC

                                                                                            LCWMB

                                                                                            Los Angeles

                                                                                            8 reviews

                                                                                            vip
                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                            8 reviews

                                                                                            Dined on December 11, 2018

                                                                                            overall5food5service4ambience4

                                                                                            This is a hidden gem! Began with a perfect Manhattan, followed by the must-have sweet potato rolls, excellent scallop special, seasonally delicious persimmon & arugula salad, then shared the pork and lamb - both of which were juicy and very tasty. The wine list is a bit eclectic but found a great Tempranillo to complement the meal! And don't forget to pop into the Old Man Bar for a nightcap, a classic whiskey joint with antlers and animal heads mounted on the walls. Will definitely go back!

                                                                                          25. MC

                                                                                            MichaelC

                                                                                            Los Angeles

                                                                                            4 reviews

                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                            4 reviews

                                                                                            Dined on December 9, 2018

                                                                                            overall4food5service4ambience3

                                                                                            The food is very, very tasty, but the amount of salt and fat in certain items is a little concerning. The wheat rolls are superb. Rabbit was awesome.Enjoyed the Oregon Albacore. Who knows what newer items will be on the menu as it changes constantly. The noise level inside was almost unbearable for older folks with any difficulty hearing. The patio is much better for noise level. Old Man's Bar is fabulous and cozy.

                                                                                          26. OT

                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                            Los Angeles

                                                                                            22 reviews

                                                                                            vip
                                                                                            2.0

                                                                                            22 reviews

                                                                                            Dined on December 9, 2018

                                                                                            overall2food2service2ambience3

                                                                                            They change the menu daily so the online menu is not representative of what's actually available. I was disappointed in the size of the portions for the cost. It's fine dining prices in a funky, casual setting. I won't be back.

                                                                                          27. SG

                                                                                            SherryG

                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                            Dined on December 9, 2018

                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                            This was our second time and I was celebrating my birthday. Everything we ordered was delicious.

                                                                                          28. v

                                                                                            vanessag

                                                                                            Los Angeles

                                                                                            6 reviews

                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                            6 reviews

                                                                                            Dined on December 8, 2018

                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                            Food was excellent. Service was excellent as well.

                                                                                          29. OT

                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                            Los Angeles

                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                            vip
                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                            Dined on December 8, 2018

                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                            Best birthday dinner!! So happy the chop steak is always available. It really should be on the menu all year round — it’s my absolute favorite. The pork chops were redeemed this time around (over cooked the last time). Glad we gave it another go. Service was impeccable as usual. Thank you!

                                                                                          30. OT

                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                            Los Angeles

                                                                                            3 reviews

                                                                                            vip
                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                            3 reviews

                                                                                            Dined on December 7, 2018

                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                            Amazing. Full stop. Get the duck.

                                                                                          31. MG

                                                                                            MaliGail

                                                                                            Los Angeles

                                                                                            22 reviews

                                                                                            vip
                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                            22 reviews

                                                                                            Dined on December 5, 2018

                                                                                            overall4food5service5ambience4

                                                                                            We loved it but the restaurant noise level is deafening. We had to sit on the patio under heaters, so parts of us were too warm, other body parts not warm enough, because it was a cold night. But the cuisine is fantastic. And we loved the wait staff.

                                                                                          32. CS

                                                                                            CoriS

                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                            Dined on December 4, 2018

                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                            The food was amazing. The staff was knowledgeable and friendly. I was in town on a business trip and visiting my sister. She mentioned she has always wanted to go to Hatchet Hall, so I treated her to dinner my last night in town and she loved everything.

                                                                                          33. MB

                                                                                            MarkvonBorneo

                                                                                            Los Angeles

                                                                                            4 reviews

                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                            4 reviews

                                                                                            Dined on December 4, 2018

                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                            I like Hatchet Hall, but the noise level inside makes it difficult to host a group larger than 4 people. However, outside is perfectly fine. We had a group of 6 and it was easy to talk on the patio. The food is very good with fair sized portions (be careful you don't order too much) and creative. The white cornbread is awesome. The mixed drinks are good, but they don't have proper martini glasses, always a negative. The service was excellent and our waiter was good about reducing orders when he felt we were getting too many dishes of the same type to share.

                                                                                          34. CU

                                                                                            CraigU

                                                                                            Los Angeles

                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                            Dined on December 4, 2018

                                                                                            overall5food5service4ambience5

                                                                                            Excellent cocktail selection - with great Old Fashions. Menu is eclectic but should be able to find something for everyone (though probably not much for kids). Menu works best if you share. Had lamb and duck dishes - both very good. Service was a bit slow but restaurant was hopping for a Monday night. Gave us free dessert without our complaining - so kudos for awareness. Highly recommend

                                                                                          35. PD

                                                                                            PDRIRA

                                                                                            Los Angeles

                                                                                            26 reviews

                                                                                            vip
                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                            26 reviews

                                                                                            Dined on December 3, 2018

                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                            Enjoyed the family style meal. There are some restaurants you go to and you immediately think you can eat everything on the menu. Others you look and say "really"? This place is the latter. But everything on the menu is absolutely delicious. So don't be afraid to order something you might not otherwise. You will be pleased. And don't miss the cornbread.

                                                                                          36. PL

                                                                                            PaulL

                                                                                            Los Angeles

                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                            Dined on December 3, 2018

                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                            One of the best meals I’ve had in years. What a great menu. Corn bread of a lifetime Sweet potatoes sublime Salads were delish

                                                                                          37. B

                                                                                            Basik

                                                                                            Los Angeles

                                                                                            6 reviews

                                                                                            vip
                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                            6 reviews

                                                                                            Dined on November 30, 2018

                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                            Best restaurant in L.A. hands down. Make sure to get the rolls and cornbread.

                                                                                          38. K

                                                                                            Ksaint23

                                                                                            Los Angeles

                                                                                            8 reviews

                                                                                            vip
                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                            8 reviews

                                                                                            Dined on November 30, 2018

                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                            Had my Birthday here with a group of 10, it was a great vibe and the food and drinks were so good!!

                                                                                          39. OT

                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                            Los Angeles

                                                                                            3 reviews

                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                            3 reviews

                                                                                            Dined on November 25, 2018

                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                            5 stars all the way!! Food amazing Top class service Great atmosphere

                                                                                          40. b

                                                                                            bindibomb

                                                                                            Tucson

                                                                                            23 reviews

                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                            23 reviews

                                                                                            Dined on November 24, 2018

                                                                                            overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                                            Good for a medium to large group who are interested in sharing plates. Also, if you are a bourbon drinker, this is the place for you.

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