Musso & Frank Grill

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Welcome to The Musso & Frank Grill where we provide an authentic Old Hollywood dining experience one would have received in the early decades of last century. We welcome you to Old Hollywood!
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4.6
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4.7
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4.7
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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Food was served lukewarm.

OT
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food4service3ambience4

Food good but arrived a bit cold and service was slow and not great. The ambient is cool though.

JM
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The restaurant is legendary, but I had never been before. I could not believe how much this place does not rest on its laurels! The bartender and waiter were amazingly attentive and friendly. And the food and drinks were delicious!

RH
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved it! Great service, food, and atmosphere.

OT
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We went here for our 20 year anniversary. They seated in the bar section and it was soooo loud we were literally shouting at each other. Checked my watch for decibel level and it was 83!

Food was great though. Steak was very good.

SO
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Grew up in Hollywood and finally ate here. Brian our waiter was great, the food was good and servings were large. I will definitely be going back.

JA
Los Angeles
390 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Haven’t been to Musso & Frank in about 15 years. Interior looks the same. It’s like stepping back in time. There are a lot of interesting things on the menu and the steak was great. We were there for lunch so we didn’t sample any martinis. Great people watching. Lots of touristy looking people but it’s still fun to guess what they are celebrating.

M
Los Angeles
18 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

I go here whenever I'm going to Pantages because it's wonderful. Waiters who understand service, perfect cuts of meat and a great wine list.

P
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, excellent service, great ambiance. Always go there to eat before the afternoon theatre.

DB
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A wonderful night at Musso & Frank's! The OpenTable reservation worked perfectly! Always love coming to this iconic Hollywood hangout!

JL
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the nicest lunches I’ve had in a long time. Our waiter Boris was exceptional. He knew when to come and when to disappear. Food was outstanding. Will be returning before long.

JP
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We were there early, maybe that's why the flannel cakes were on such a cold plate, and also cold.
The maple syrup is real! They do not heat it, however.
Eggs Benedict and seafood omelette were terrific; endless cups of coffee, always served with a smile.
Wonderful place to meet a long-lost friend. We talked for a long time with no feeling of being rushed.
Sense of history, comforting wood booths, white tablecloths, servers in red and black jackets--harmonious and very pleasing.

SP
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Visited 2 years ago when traveling in the US. Love the character and history. Like stepping back in time. Will be back again.... don’t change !

WJ
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful place. Very classy and the service it's top notch. Try the house Martini (it's the best in LA)

OT
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Classic and delicious from drinks to dessert. Excellent meats all around from prime rib to petite filet to calf’s
liver. Great ambiance - place was hopping on a Thursday!

OT
Central Coast
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

5 Beaus and a Belle Birthday Retirement Celebration! A wonderful time was had by all😉

C
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

a traditional favourite and a must for any Hollywood visitor or lover of Hollywood history, oh yeah, and great chicken pot pies on thursdays! don't forget a martini and creamed spinach.

D
Los Angeles
65 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Love chicken 🐔 pot pie Thursdays! Definitely one of the best if not THE best chicken 🐔 pot pie.

F
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food4service4ambience5

It was very busy but as always, the energy was great. The food quality was not as amazing as years past, but again, perhaps the kitchen was just busier than usual

OT
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service2ambience4

Service has deteriorated since many of the old school waiters have either been let go or passed away. The times they are achanging but not in the right direction. Martinis and steaks still the way to go!

H
Hamburg Area
5 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience5

We made areservation for the Musso & Frank Grill after we saw the movie Once Apon A Time in Hollywood

OT
Los Angeles
19 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service3ambience3

The food was good, server fine and atmosphere was less intimate than anticipated.

B
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall3food1service5ambience5

Historic restaurant with excellent service. The food was beyond awful. Martinis were good but nothing special. I’m glad that I tried it, I wouldn’t go back and I wouldn’t recommend this restaurant to anyone.

OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and top notch service.

j
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Musso & Frank pays attention to the details and does NOT disappoint!
Our waiter was exquisite; charming, attentive, and shared his personal story of his and his fathers legacy at this grand establishment which spanned 72 years between them. That's amazing as is their food.
We were celebrating our birthdays and much to our delight there was a lovey card on the table with birthday wishes- who does that!
Musso & Frank create memories- thank you!
Joanne S.

JC
San Francisco
34 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything about our evening at Musso and Frank was spot on. We started with a martini, which came in the small original size martini glass, but with a little carafe in ice on the side for another martini! We didn’t have an appetizer, because we decided to have prime rib! It was cooked perfectly - tender and beautifully seasoned. We opted to trade out the baked potato for creamed spinach and then had sides of mushrooms and potatoes au gratin. The service was attentive and quick in spite of the restaurant being extremely busy - as it always is. Love, love, love M & F and always have a fun time for a special get together.

MA
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

My only concern was the martini's. In the past the martini's were excellent, but I had a waiter argue with me about what was int he sidecar. Rather than making me happy he basically implied I was incorrect.

r
1 review
Dined on December 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a treat. My go to steak house in Los Angeles. Great food, outstanding and classy service with a smile.

m
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on December 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous dinner with historic ambiance. Thank you!

NB
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2019
Overall5food2service5ambience5

The place was lovely as usual. Generous drinks and good service. Unfortunately the fish was poor. The classic sand dabs were dry and so was the sword fish. I almost sent one dish back. The filet mignon and tartare were great.

NB
Los Angeles
12 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a great experience, old school Hollywood at its best. Excellent service although they were very busy. Food, better than I remember, it’s been a long time since I have been here. I recommend going for a fun evening out with friends and a lot of history, Mic Jagger dined her for crying out loud, they also film the Kominsky Method in the restaurant! Great if you have out of town guests like we did.

IK
1 review
Dined on December 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place, great food, great service. An Oasis of class in the desert of awfulness that is Hollywood.

DA
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

...I’ve been a customer for 40 years...I brought three young friends for their first evening at M&F and for their first martinis ever...the evening was brilliant in every way...M&F is an exceptional institution and transcends generations and trends...singularly, on Saturday night I was served the finest petite filet mignon and the smoothest dirty gin martini, ever...’nuff said...

ES
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Love this place. Classic old Hollywood. I'll go back there again.

DG
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely wonderful restaurant,I wish the new restaurants that open would take notice what a great restaurant is all about.Service was spot on and the food was excellent.

l
Jackson Hole
19 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We went here for our anniversary and were greeted with a lovely card congratulating us. The martinis here are the best I've ever had, and the food, short ribs and lamb, was delicious. We weren't going to have dessert, but were served a chocolate brownie with vanilla ice cream for our anniversary, and it was out of this world. The place is a little worn looking, but the place is celebrating 100 years in business, which isn't too bad!

JL
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I took my two sons over the holiday weekend and we enjoyed it so much. They loved it and we did too. Great place for steaks and love the history!

v
San Francisco
19 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience2

Musso and Franks is a musty, fusty, crusty restaurant that leans heavily on its former glory days as an eatery to the stars. The place is dark, crowded, poorly lit and uncomfortable. The tables are so close together and the noise level so loud that after a couple of tries we gave up talking to each other. We had to read the lips of the red clad waiter who was efficient but not particularly friendly or engaging.... just going through the motions. The only nugget of interest was his pride in the fact that the grill had not been cleaned in 40 years and was thus “well seasoned”. The clientele did not make any effort to dress up for the occasion and baseball caps were heavily in evidence. I guess we were hoping for a bit more Hollywood glamor. The food is old fashioned and dreadfully over priced. For us Beach City dwellers used to avocado and toast based menus the heavy retro meat and baked potatoes on offer were a gustatory challenge. My husband had Lobster Thermidor ( how about THAT for a throwback?) which he liked a lot. I had the lamb’s kidneys and bacon. At $21 it was one of the cheapest dishes on the menu and for that price it would have been good for the bacon to have been hot. But no! It was stone cold straight out of the fridge. Probably left over from the chef’s breakfast. The other members of my family had various meat dishes which they weren’t particularly enamored with, mainly because of the odd taste. Maybe just a little too much mesquite seasoning on that 40 year old grill? Good but nothing special. All in all a bit of a disappointment. Musso and Frank are so popular they have given up trying I think... I wouldn’t go back or recommend it...

DH
Central Coast
16 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great food and service. Manhattan and G&T to break the ice. Next up were oysters on the half shell with M&F's own take on mignonette. As fresh as anywhere in town, rivals what we've had in Seattle or Portland. And then a caprese salad. Great produce, very nice mozzarella. Main courses were excellent renditions of sand dabs and liver and onions. Key lime pie for dessert. Service has its own rhythm at M&F: nothing particularly fast, nothing particularly slow, always friendly, always helpful.

SS
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nick did a great lob. He could be our waiter anytime. Very customer friendly, great sense of humor.

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