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About Larsen's Steakhouse

Larsen's Steakhouse is an upscale steakhouse offering only the finest prime steaks and freshest seafood available, flown in daily. We offer over 150 wines and 30 by the glass. With impeccable service and great ambiance, our restaurant delivers a classic steakhouse feel with a modern twist. A warm dining room, and a large lounge offer a great escape from the busy city. Dark Wood ceilings and stone walls bring the restaurant alive. Come relax and enjoy the finest Encino has to offer.

16101 Ventura Blvd., Suite 270
Encino, CA 91436
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:00pm - Close

Cross Street:
Ventura Blvd. & Woodley

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(818) 386-9500

Website:
http://larsenssteakhouse.com/

Entertainment:
We offer live piano entertainment Thursday through Saturday night with wine and drink specials.

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Outdoor Smoking Area, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Details
Sun 7:00PM - 8:00PM

Mon - Thu 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Fri 6:00PM - 9:00PM

Sat 7:00PM - 9:00PM

Larsen's Steakhouse Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.7

ambience

4.6

value

3.9

Noise

Quiet

85% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (22)
Romantic (16)
Special Occasion (16)
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Good for Anniversaries (14)
Business Meals (13)
Neighborhood Gem (12)
Good for Birthdays (12)
Quiet Conversation (11)
Bar Seating (9)
Good for Groups (8)
Comfort Food (8)
Fit for Foodies (7)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
Notable Wine List (7)
Cozy (7)
Happy Hour (6)
Live Music (6)
Great for Lunch (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Authentic (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Casual (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Creative Cuisine (2)
Fun (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Great Beer (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Live Sports (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Scenic View (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
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·Dined a day ago

Very rude manager. Lost me. Would not go
back. The food is disappointing. As was the manager!!!

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined 4 days ago

The food was fabulous and the service great, thanks Micki. Brought a friend from out of town for a birthday celebration and she loved it. We will be back. Thanks!

Tags: Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays
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 (New Orleans)·Dined 4 days ago

Larsen's is a high-end, chain steakhouse. We gave it a try because I had bought a couple of their $50 gift cards at Costco. All in all it was a very good experience. As you would expect with a steakhouse the room is highlighted with dark wood, comfortable booths and a lively bar. What is a pleasant change from a lot of other steakhouses is that instead of a windowless cave, Larsen's has large windows in the dining room giving it a lighter, airier feeling. Our server, Micki, was delightful, helpful and attentive. We started with cocktails and my martini was enormous and delicious and my wife, who is not much of a cocktail person, was quite pleased with her tequila cocktail.
We split an appetizer of 3 bacon wrapped shrimp. They were huge and quite good. We also split an heirloom tomato salad. It was also huge and delicious. Are you sensing a theme? For our entree, Micki suggest the chateaubriand special which we also shared. It was cooked perfectly. We also ordered a side of creamed spinach. We each wanted a glass of red to go with the steak and the manager was kind enough to bring us tastings of 2 different red blends. The one we chose was an excellent match with our steak.
The portions are large. We brought home half the salad, half the steak and some of the spinach which gave us dinner for the next night.
If I had one hesitation I would say it is the cost. It is expensive. Our bill totaled $300. However, this was a special night, it was delicious and we got dinner for 2 nights out of it so I was quite satisfied.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Comfort Food, Bar Seating
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 4 days ago

Always a great experience. Food and service is always excellent. A little pricey, but not out of the realm of reasonable for what you get.

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Casual, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined 7 days ago

The whole evening was lovely, the hostess was nice and our waiter Jamie was top notch. Of course the food was delicious!

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 1, 2018

The server forgot our appetizer. He seemed a bit scattered. Dinner was more expensive than expected.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Service was excellent- I asked for my Ribeye to be cooked medium rare- what I got was closer to medium.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Romantic
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Jamie, our waiter, was so attentive and knowledgeable

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Worth the price; the dinner was fantastic and we enjoyed it very much.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on December 24, 2017

We loved everything about the restaurant, our only complete is the waitress did not tell us the special dish was priced at $120.00, it was for the Chateaubriand which is normally for two people so when I ordered it for me I thought it would be half the price. I'm assuming she did to get a bigger tip. When we called the next day to confirm the price the hostess didn't even know the restaurant had specials or what Chateaubriand was.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on December 24, 2017

Everything was perfect except the lighting. Too dark

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·Dined on December 17, 2017

Wonderful food and service.
My friend left her glasses and the reservation was under my name.
Your staff called me the same eve to let me know to pick them up for her under my name.
Excellent attn to detail by our waiter who was just great.

We will see you again!

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Visiting from Buffalo and had a free night and made reservations here. Bartender made great drinks and was friendly. My wife and I split a ny strip which came out on separate plates and done perfectly. Garlic mashed were very good the only negative was vegetable choices which did not appeal to us. By the way the bread is super!!

Tags: Good for a Date
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·Dined on December 16, 2017

I selected Larsen's for my wife's birthday. Great choice. Excellent steaks, great Ceasar salad, great sides of baked potato, sauteed mushrooms and broccoli. We brought our own wine as we take a trip at least once a year to No. Cal. wine counrty and buy from our favorite vineyards and like to drink what we buy. The service was very good and the waitress well informed about the menu. Her recommendations were right on target. The one and only negative was that they seated us initially at a table near a door that opened onto a patio dining area and each time the door opened, we were frozen with the blast of cold air. We asked to be moved and there was no problem--we were moved without delay to a better table. Overall, a great dining experience, as good as any steakhouse we have been to including The Palm in Manhattan which was top notch. Highly recommended.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Very good service. Low-key live piano player created a nice atmosphere. Food was excellent. Not cheap.

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Veal porterhouse was tough and unevenly cooked, mashed potatoes and green bean sides were mediocre, and the lobster in the bisque was not fresh, waiter forgot to go over the specials....never again!!!!

Tags: Cozy, Business Meals
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 2, 2017

We were there with our son and his two children and the waiter could not have been kinder to the kids as well as the rest of us. Food was delicious. We will definitely go back. Kids are 7 and 8. I would not go there with younger children.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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·Dined on November 29, 2017

Very great service, very great atmosphere, a piano was played, the staff were all very friendly and service mindes. Food very good. Value for money. Above expectation

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 28, 2017

The food was amazing- the steak was really delicious as were all the sides. The service was top-notch our server was polite and very knowledgeable. The menu is quite pricey but worth it if you want to splurge. Delicious food great atmosphere but definitely a special occasion destination as it’s very expensive. Expense account or special occasion type restaurant

Tags: Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Food was really sub par. So disappointed, took a friend and he didn't eat more than two bites. Won't be going back.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Always a good experience at Larsens. This was a couple evenings before Thanksgiving, so it was especially quiet, but we still were entertained by the staff.

Have been coming here since they opened and the quality of everything has been maintained and even gotten better over time.

Wish it was a little more reasonable price wise, but you absolutely get what you pay for here. Worth every penny, I’d just like to go more often. LOL

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Great Beer, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Casual, Live Music, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Happy Hour, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Disabled Access, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Scenic View, Cozy, Bar Seating, Romantic
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 21, 2017

Food is very good as usual and nice ambiance. Two areas of correction:

1. Pricing is steep not just for dinner as many steak houses are, but also for lunch which is not often the case. Davenports, with former Larsen's staff is new restaurant across the street that has more selections and much better pricing. REDUCE YOUR PRICING AT LEAST FOR LUNCH AND OFFER SOME SPECIAL OPTIONS !!! If you can do it in your Simi location you can do it in Encino.

2. Pay for the damned parking. While you take care of a portion of it, most business lunches take longer and even though it is only a few bucks, it is cheap to not cover it in a high end restaurant.

Tags: Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Notable Wine List
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 19, 2017

There was something very off about the food. First of all, the main courses arrived and we had to ask about the sides. One side showed up and then we asked about the other. Someone came by and said they were remaking it because it did not come out right. He said that it would be out soon and it would be on him, however it was never taken off the bill. It showed up about half way through our meal. One of us ordered the rack of lamb, it was so disappointing that he only ate a few pieces. He said for $65 he really expected it to be great, it was not. For a simple meal for 3 people the bill was over $300 (with only one bar drink). The money was not the issue, it was the food and the total experience. We have been to Larsen's several times before, not sure we will be returning.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Our salads were good and our server, Tyler, was terrific. We had a special birthday and he took photos for us and brought a birthday dessert. It was a lovely lunch.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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·Dined on November 3, 2017

Steak and accompanied sides were absolutely 5 Star...waiter was friendly, extremely knowledgeable in regards to the menu, professional and helpful, along with assisting self. The ambience of the restaurant is quite chic but a little dark - but great if you are having a romantic dinner!! Restaurant is not inexpensive, but the food is perfect and the service great, so worth the "extra" expense.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Quick Bite, Good for a Date, Business Meals
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·Dined on November 1, 2017

We're regular customers....

My 10 oz filet ordered charred rare was perfect.

Wife's prime rib sandwich was ordered medium rare.......came out grey. She was not impressed.

May be a hard sell to get her back here.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 30, 2017

High quality steaks, old school environment, great bar. Perfect.

Tags: Fun, Good for Groups, Business Meals
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·Dined on October 29, 2017

Unfortunately, I'm not sure this establishment knows how to cook a steak. I got the 12oz filet medium-rare, and it was cooked incorrectly both times. The first time, it was cooked beyond well-done, with a sliver of red on the inside. The steak they brought next was barely cooked at all. Also, my fiancee's steak, which was not sent back, had no uniformity throughout the cut.

I'm not trying to be hyper-critical, but I grill steaks consistently, and every one of them has come out better than what I received at this steakhouse. In my opinion, you're better off going to Bristol Farms, picking up some high quality steaks, and doing it yourself if you can. You'll save loads of money, and get what you want.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Wonderful every time I go, always take friends to impress, never disappointed!!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Fun, Cozy, Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Live Music, Neighborhood Gem, Live Sports, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Disabled Access, Worth the Drive, Quick Bite, Hot Spot, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 22, 2017

We brought my in-laws and parents to the location in Encino. The waiter was fantastic. Very attentive and eager to ensure our dining experience was a positive one. My steak was excellent, but the Dover sole with crab tasted like it came out of a box. The salmon my mother ordered was under-cooked and slimy in the center. We were also seated in front of the piano. Not good for the older crowd who couldn't hear. When asked if we could move, I was told no. The next table over stayed empty the whole time. All in all, not worth the price, but fine for a corporate dinner with a client that one could expense back.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 22, 2017

My wife and I had an outstanding dinner at Larsen's! We started with the seafood tower & then my New York steak while my wife had bone -in Rib Eye. Cooked to perfection! Outstanding service by Kent, Harry, Joe and Tony! George at the piano made the evening perfect! Please give Larsen's a try...you won't regret it!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

This is not an inexpensive restaurant but as it is said, you get what you pay for. Everything from the salad, bread and sides to the ribeye were perfect. Freshly made to order and nothing was over seasoned or overcooked. Well worth the cost. Also a great wine selection by the glass!

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 21, 2017

The service here is really the best. Drinks are generous and well made. Deserts are good and Now that they’ve figured out how to get a little char on the steak - it’s perfect - other than the flavorless fresh bread.
Otherwise All good

Tags: Business Meals, Disabled Access, Paleo Friendly, Romantic, Live Music, Comfort Food
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 16, 2017

I really enjoyed the ambience here and the food was incredible definitely making a trip back

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Delicious food combined with impeccable service made for a perfect lunch experience. Filet mignon and prime rib sandwiches were pronounced unusually delicious, as was a stuffed chicken breast. Sides of creamed spinach and creamed corn were extravagantly priced, but excellent. Mounds of crispy fries and mashed potato sides went over well, too. Look forward to returning.

Tags: Romantic, Live Music, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Jason was awesome

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Food as Always very consistent and great service -
I just wish the fresh baked bread wasn’t so flavorless - would a decent sourdough be too much to ask?

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Live Music, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 2, 2017

good food outstanding service good seating very attentive waitress

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (London)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Excellent manager who readily and graciously offered to redo the steaks when they were over cooked the first time around

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 24, 2017

The food was delicious and the service superior ! I would highly recommend this place!

Tags: Live Music, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Authentic, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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