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About Little Beast Restaurant

Situated in a 1911 Craftsman bungalow, the Little Beast is a neighborhood restaurant located in the heart of Eagle Rock. Offering both indoor and outdoor seating, the Little Beast serves modern American fare. Intended for sharing, the menu is comprised of small plates and large mains with several unique daily specials.

1496 Colorado Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90041
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, American

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
Loleta Avenue

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(323) 341-5899

Website:
http://www.littlebeastrestaurant.com/

Parking Details:
We offer valet parking for $4 per car. The area also offers plenty of street parking on Colorado Blvd and surrounding residential streets.

Executive Chef:
Jose Perez

Private Party Facilities:
Our Backyard is the perfect location for your next private event for up to 25 people. This space is available at no extra charge to you with certain limitations.

Private Party Contact:
Will Metayer: (323) 341-5899

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wine

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

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Little Beast Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (35)
Good for a Date (33)
Casual (32)
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Great for Outdoor Dining (30)
Creative Cuisine (27)
Cozy (24)
Fit for Foodies (24)
Special Occasion (22)
Good for Anniversaries (19)
Local Ingredients (18)
Romantic (18)
Comfort Food (16)
Authentic (15)
Good for Birthdays (14)
Pre/post Theatre (12)
Seasonal (12)
Worth the Drive (12)
Fun (11)
Healthy (11)
Quiet Conversation (10)
Good for Groups (9)
Kid-friendly (7)
Notable Wine List (7)
Business Meals (6)
Organic (6)
Great Beer (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Bar Seating (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Tapas (3)
Vegan (3)
Late-night Find (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
People Watching (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Spicy (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined 3 days ago

Best pork chop I’ve eaten! Also—try the persimmon and burrata. Great service in a cozy environment.

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·Dined 6 days ago

The food was delicious, the ambience outside was lovely n the service good. A great find in Eagle Rock

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Healthy, Late-night Find, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 6 days ago

Bad experience. Long wait to be seated though the place was empty. The place was so dark I couldn’t see the food. Only dish worth eating was the crudo, which was good but not like the pictures of it.
The Mac and cheese was awful!!! The shell pasta they used in it was tasteless and floury. The chocolate pudding way too sweet. Stale bread with the pate. Hostess not friendly.

Tags: Casual
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 7, 2017

This is my 2nd time visiting Little Beast. This place is neighborhood gem, some menu items will change time to time. Price is reasonable with a lot of good flavor in their dish!
This is a nice place to go with special gathering & occasion.

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 3, 2017

We had a little family get together and always love the patio. Three of us ordered the chicken and though delicious it was way too salty. One ordered the risotto, which was really tasty but I think risotto should be a small plate, not an entree. The bread pudding was excellent, the lemon tart, which was a special was absolutely horrible. This has been a favorite - may need to find another place with better food, same ambiance!

Tags: Cozy, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Food was delicious! Definitely going to go back! Generous portions.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Houston)·Dined on November 30, 2017

Love the happy hour appetizer special, innovative menu and excellent servuce👍👍

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Vegan, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 25, 2017

It was a good place to go. Enjoyed the burger which is pretty much what we went there to eat. The Mac n cheese starter was good too. On the pricey side but would go there again.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Always our happy place!

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·Dined on November 21, 2017

The menu is quite ambitious with nary a simple dish to choose. However on Mondays they usually have fried chicken that is simply AMAZING. Worth an extra order to share for leftovers. Crisp coating seals in juices and is not at all greasy. Worth a special trip! Wish there were more choices for simple veggies and salads . Hipster and family crowd. Interesting but short wine list. Corkage is a bit high -$18.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 21, 2017

We marked a special occasion but the restaurant did nothing so I don’t know what the point was in mentioning it. Waiter was a little forgetful but nice. Food was great as always.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Went to Little Beast for the first time to celebrate my daughter's birthday. They only service beer and wine at the moment. The wine list is small, but both wines we had were very good. We especially liked the Syrah. The food was excellent. Every dish we had, ranging from fish to beef to lamb to vegetarian, was delicious. And the dessert was the perfect way to top off the meal.

I would definitely go back again.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 20, 2017

This was my first time at Little Beast and it was exceptional. We arrived while they were still serving Happy Hour, which was a great bonus and a great steal! The food was all delicious, even my 9 year old loved it!

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 19, 2017

All of the dishes we tried were excellent. Li.ited but really vood wine and beer list. Cute space but it got a bit cold. Service was very good.

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·Dined on November 19, 2017

GREAT place....GREAT Food....will return for sure !!!!

Tags: Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Always delicious. Hummus and cheese platter awesome. Good burger too

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·Dined on November 16, 2017

Definitely order the duck liver mousse with lots of bread, it's absolutely delicious.

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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Delicious food, generous portions, cozy setting and romantic vibe— Little Beast is a true gem! Can’t wait to return.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Healthy, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Great Beer, Comfort Food
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Food was superb as was presentation
wait staff could be more attentive
Please get an espresso maker

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Service was delightful but food okay. Steelhead trout undercooked. Don’t know why our guests didn’t send it back to be recooked. Octopus special was very good as was black sesame cake & sorbets. Overpriced for what it was. I so miss Ba Restaurant and James Graham’s cooking.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 5, 2017

The ambiance is pleasant but the food fell short...dry chicken, the broccoli salad not very tasty. Really enjoyed the couscous salad though.
Service was efficient.

Tags: Seasonal, Local Ingredients, Good for Groups
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 5, 2017

The service seemed more rushed than usual, and it was quite noisy outside. While the scallop dish tasted great it was disappointing to just have two, not three on the plate.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Paid 47$ per person for overly salty lamb meatballs and the worlds dryest burger which I only ate 2 bites of

Tags: Tapas
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Someone told me to try this restaurant, and I did, but I was disappointed. The restaurant needs to improve food, service/ hostess (more professional including presentation), the room inside the restaurant needs something to soften the noise as right now is noise. I love to support small businesses, and I hope I'll try this restaurant again and report on the improvements.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Love this place. Have been about 5 times in the last year or so and the experience is consistently excellent. Everything on the menue is great. Yes, hamburger outstanding but if you have that you must come back for other entres. Great small restaurant for any occasion. Best occasion is to eat some really good food.

Tags: Local Ingredients
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Excellent! Excellent! Excellent!
Wonderful experience, delicious food, delightful staff.

Tags: Fun, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 23, 2017

So Overpriced and overhyped. We went on a Sunday night and the service was rushed and the food subpar compared to other restaurants in similar price range. We don’t understand what all the rave reviews are about. Could have gone down the street to ERP for a superior experience and actually recognize what we are served.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 23, 2017

GO!
They are exactly how they describe themselves on their website, which means the best thing a diner can do is visit Little Beast for themselves so as to have their own delightful, delicious dining and culinary experience touched by the sincere warmth and intentions of the owners - didn’t meet them but their hearts and talents obviously guide their lovely restaurant.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 21, 2017

The ambience was great and our waiter was wonderful. Only downside was that my trout was raw in the center. Otherwise the food was simple but delectable

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Every trip to Little Beast is a pleasure. the broccoli salad was outstanding. Hoping they'll do the BLT salad again.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Casual, Local Ingredients
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 20, 2017

This was my fourth visit to Little Beast. We didn't find the menu options quite as appealing as on other visits, but with small, limited menus, that can happen. Service was not as good as past visits. Server seemed unfamiliar with the menu. Wondered if he had been called in and wasn't prepared? I really like this restaurant and will continue to patronize.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Authentic, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Didn't know what to expect... and the food turned out amazing. Portion size perfect. Flavorful. But not overwhelming. Everything seems so familiar but yet the taste is new. We had the Apple & burrata salad. So good. Lamb meatballs, flavor is great and has a bite to it. I Main dishes were pork chop and Steelhead. I was in serious doubt about Mole rissoto( coz I don't like Mole) but it was gooooood. Fish is tender and moist. Skin is crispy. Overall a perfect dish.
My pork chop.... not only is it done well, the shredded vegetables underneath is the highlight for me.
I would definitely go back

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 17, 2017

This was only my second time returning to Little Beast, and I was pleasantly surprised with the creative menu additions and specials - the duck liver mousse was superb; our tablemates couldn't stop raving about it. I also enjoyed the charred broccoli salad, spiced tomato curry, and Bolognese dishes. Will definitely be back!

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

The waiter was very polite and engaging, but could have been a bit more attentive to our dining needs. The food was slightly above average, but really expected more for the price point. The atmosphere was wonderful.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for a Date, Cozy
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Food was exceptional!!!

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Great local spot, enjoyed it very much. Had the branzino (special) roasted in banana leaves, it was a lovely dish, cooked and seasoned perfectly. Friendly staff.

Tags: Comfort Food, Authentic, Good for a Date, Seasonal, Casual
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·Dined on October 13, 2017

Always excellent inventive food. I never hurry through a course as each bite is an exploration of taste and texture. Simply beautiful food in incredibly new combinations and pairings showing balance and restraint. Nothing over powers. So well done!

Tags: Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on October 13, 2017

Food was bland, duck liver mousse was not that great as everyone says. Meat and fish were of great quality/texture but lacking flavor(s). Food presentation was beautiful and the ambiance itself was nice. Server seemed attentive but did not seem to really care about what we thought especially when I told him that the duck liver mousse was not that great. Over all 3/5

Tags: Casual
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Celebrated a birthday, noted in the reservation. No notice or acknowledgment whatsoever. Way too many kids. Three table pushed together with kids running up and down the stairs, yelling and screaming. We asked to be seated on the other side. Still heard them, and 2 other table with crying ill behaved children. Waiter was really bored. I was quite surprised by the very shallow menu. 1 burger choice, 1 pasta choice, 1 chicken, 1 lamb and 1 veggie choice. We both enjoyed the cous cous salad. Very tasty. Neither of use enjoyed the overly salty burger. A big disappointment. Not inexpensive, and I have no problem paying for quality experience, but did not get that here.

Tags: Kid-friendly
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 11, 2017

We shared 4 small dishes, all of which were excellent. Small but adequate wine selection. Prices reasonable. Service was a bit spotty -- overall OK but did nothing to make us feel special or really welcome.

Tags: Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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