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Lakeview Bistro at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel

4.7
74 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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Lakeview Bistro, offering contemporary American cuisine in a very comfortable intimate setting for all special occasions. Whether a corporate events, small wedding or business lunch. Our dining room is the perfect location for your special event. Lakeview Bistro is set in lobby of the Westin Bonaventure Hotel by a tranquil bamboo garden and indoor lakes creating the most unique setting for your dining experience.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Comfort Food, Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Daily 6a-2pm
Breakfast Ala Carte and Buffet Hours (Monday - Friday) 6:00am to 11:00am;
Saturday & Sunday; 6:00am to 12pm
Lunch Ala carte menu and Lunch Buffet: 11:30am - 2:00pm (Monday-Friday)


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Phone number
(213) 612-4897
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Joseph Mills
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Catering
Lakeview bistro features two private dining rooms that offer the perfect setting for private events, meetings and celebrations for all occasions. For booking our private dining rooms please contact Tyna Abrams at Jane.Kim@westinbonaventure.com or 213-612-4761
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
5th Street
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Parking details
$7.50 Validated Hotel Parking Rate for up to 3 hours

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Public transit
We are conveniently located near the 7th street metro light rail station and have ground transportation available to reach all major point of interest throughout the city of Los Angeles.

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Entertainment
Comfortable lounge setting, featuring 10, 50 inch HD televisions, full bar and specialty cocktail with soothing background music.
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Lakeview Bistro private dining room seats 40 guest very comfortable offering an intimate setting for all special occasions. Whether a corporate event, small wedding or business lunch. Our private dining rooms are the perfect location for your special event. Lakeview Bistro is set in lobby of the Westin Bonaventure Hotel by a tranquil bamboo garden and indoor lakes creating the most unique setting for your event.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Visit Lakeview Bistro, which serves classic American food - from salads to sandwiches, appetizers to favorite regional entrées - all in a unique casual setting.

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Sun 11:00AM - 2:00PM
Mon - Fri 11:00AM - 11:45AM 12:00PM - 1:00PM 1:15PM - 2:00PM
Sat 11:00AM - 2:00PM

What 74 People Are Saying
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4.7  based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.9
service
4.7
ambience
4.7
value
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75% of people would recommend it to a friend
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RevRee (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined 4 days ago

I met friends there to hear an amazing singer that was performing in the restaurant. The entertainment was amazing but the set up is awkward. We were there on a slow night due to NBA All-Stars, but it's usually crowded on Friday nights when there's entertainment.

But despite the smaller crowd, the service was slow. Our waiter was great, just stretched too thin. The burger was $20 and was just okay. It's a very limited menu.

Do not order an Old Fashioned. You've been warned.

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Bravo (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 17, 2018

Quite and personable setting for employee work lunch.
Thank you....

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Christmas (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on December 25, 2017

Nice selection of food. Tenderloin was exceptional.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on November 23, 2017

It was a nice comfortable place for a Thanksgiving buffet. The food was good, the service was good, and it was easy to deal with. They had a good selection and when we wanted something special from the kitchen, they got it for us without a lot of hassle. The only issue was the parking -- we didn't find inexpensive parking.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on September 7, 2017

Alfredo is absolutely exceptional in his customer service. My clients, journalists, staff and friends enjoy his sense of humor!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on September 5, 2017

Alfredo is an exceptional waiter. My clients appreciate his attention to detail! In addition, Alfredo has a great sense of humor!!!

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vipLoveEatingOut (Las Vegas)
3.0  Dined on August 27, 2017

We were celebrating our 50th wedding anniversary and the hotel gave us a complimentary Sunday brunch buffet at the bistro. The buffet is limited but what was there was very good. There is no lake and the setting is not very intimate.

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TinaRG (Orange County)
4.0  Dined on August 22, 2017

Enjoyed our lunch date very much. Loved the ambiance.

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PickyDiner (Orange County)
3.0  Dined on August 19, 2017

Live Jazz was great. Food was mediocre -pasta had the taste of canned tomato paste, shrimp quesadilla was good. Service was very good.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on July 22, 2017

I thought the food was way overpriced and small in portion size. The entertainment was excellent. The only thing I didn't like was they started about an hour and a half late so I had to leave early. I also wanted to state that even tho I booked a table in advance, the table that my party was given wasn't eyeview to the stage so I was barely able to see the entertainment...I was only able to hear.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on July 16, 2017

The food was good. Jose the server was wonderful! The atmosphere was great. We had a really nice time.

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CaliRed (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on June 18, 2017

First time I treated my husband for Father's day. Service and food was over the top!!!

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on June 4, 2017

This is a breakfast buffet not a brunch buffet. The server will take your omelette order and bring you ONE mimosa from the bar. Not bad if you want a buffet of breakfast items. Not good if you are seeking a carving station, omelette station, unlimited mimosas and seafood. The value price is overpriced.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on May 14, 2017

The Mother's Day Brunch was fabuloso! The food was fresh! Great variety and very friendly service!

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MMDN (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on May 14, 2017

Food and service were great. Fewer food selections than last year. Complimentary glass of champagne. Free parking. Mother's Day brunch.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
3.0  Dined on May 13, 2017

Upon checking in for our reservation the person standing at the podium wearing a Sue totally ignored us. That's fine maybe she doesn't normally work there. Then when we go to get seated is standing obliviously in the way. One could hope he wasn't management but it look like he was. Our waiter was superb and the food was excellent. It did take a while for it to come out and the place wasn't too busy yet.

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Nobuffetsplease (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on April 28, 2017

Would have rated higher if not for the hostess AND two servers all tried their best to sell the buffet.
Once they relented that we would be ordering off the menu the lunch went well.

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ClaraC (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on March 11, 2017

Very Classic sophisticated atmosphere & awesome live entertainment the evening I attended.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on March 11, 2017

I was there for a special performance, which was great, but there are a lot of obstructions to our view.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on March 11, 2017

The menu variety and the food my group ordered was satisfactory the food and service could be brought up a few notches

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