Perch LA

4.7
5296 reviews
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$31 to $50
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French American
An elevated resting place.
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The Infatuation
7.5

One of the original rooftop bars in DTLA, Perch has a French-leaning menu and views for days. Put it on your list for your next downtown date.

Ratings 7.0-7.5:These are your neighborhood standbys - the places that you’ll happily hit for some pasta or a quick salad, but not a restaurant you are bringing your parents or (god forbid) a date to. The true embodiment of good but not great.
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1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Perch is one of my favorite restaurants. The food was fantastic and our waiter Ness was fantastic!

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MH
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Initially I had only been to the rooftop bar in the evening. But I decided to take my girlfriend to brunch and celebrate her recent graduation. Our server was very attentive and allowed for a relaxing experience. After brunch we went upstairs to the rooftop bar and enjoyed another relaxing hour with a great view. Definitely planning to return for an evening meal and drink upstairs.

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UP
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing! The food was great and the vibe was perfect.

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OT
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Came here for a date night and everything about it was amazing. Our host and server were tentative and friendly. The food was pricey, but you are getting great quality so it’s worth it.

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RC
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Super crowded but that’s the scene you should be looking for if you want to eat here. Amazing views. Amazing live music. Food was incredible. Expect to pay, but it’s worth every cent.

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Friend was visiting

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CO
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It’s a really nice place. Food was good but a bit overpriced. Loved everything including the service

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BP
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The manager/host Alessandro made this celebration extra special. He took our photos, and even provided complimentary champagne! Amazing food, service, and aesthetic

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DA
Miami
14 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Live Jazz on the patio!! Wow , excellent music accompanied by good ambiance and food. French onion soup to die for, and steak frites!!! We can’t wait to go again. Make a reservation!!!

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PH
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

This a lovely place and I’ve been coming here for a while. The food is uneven though with the steak sometimes perfect and other time over cooked. It also be nice if the menu changed a little more often. They could get rid of the Gnocchi and the rabbit ravioli is getting tired. This last time a female guest threw food and hit me in the back. She thought it was funny. I couldn’t find our waiter to complain. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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J
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 3service 4ambience 5

Loved the live band!! Highlight of our night!!

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Was an overall great experience and will be back!

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RD
Orange County
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 3

Our waiter was very friendly, and courteous. The only issue I have was in the area that we were seated was very uncomfortable due to the sun shining on us. This was not a direct problem caused by the perch! Other than that we had a great time...

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PV
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

Such a great atmosphere! Very upscale, so you’ll definitely pay for it. But a really great experience.

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OT
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great view, great food, A+ experience

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CA
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time and so t be the last. Food was really good and the service was excellent. Our server, Chris, was great as was the rest of the team. Impressive.

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OT
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Dear Perch,
My husband and I enjoyed an afternoon brunch on Sunday and had a truly delightful time. The service was outstanding, I’m sorry i can’t remember his name - he wore sunglasses and had a pink checked shirt on. Thank you for the lovely service! The food was delicious and a great value. The ambiance with the jazz simply can’t be beat. My favorite game in town. We live in Pasadena, and this is our sixth visit!
Thank you Perch. A wonderful experience all around!!!

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P
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great Experience! Had such an amazing time celebrating my 21st birthday with my friends.

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K
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had brunch with a friend on a Sunday mid-day. Making a reservation was a must, quickly seated and table was reserved for us upon arrival. Server was patient, and took her time to give recommendations, etc. Sat on the porch, covered by patio umbrellas, breeze felt wonderful. Recommend the crab cake egg benedicts and the Berry LA drink.

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N
Los Angeles
76 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Sunday brunch at Perch Rooftop was amazing. We celebrated our daughter's birthday and Perch made it extra special. Food and drink selection is not only appealing but delcious. We started off with the basket of mixed bread and the baked brie. Woah! Delicious. I had the egg benedict with crab and every bite introduced me to a splendor of flavors. I'm glad I ordered a couple of bellini's to compliment the ambience and the totally cool cats playing jazz. One more thing, I'd like to not only compliment the chef but the staff members that waited on us. They were superstars. We are all happy we spent part of our Sunday at Perch.

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OT
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was great, $20 corkage fee was a little high. amazing view and great service

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LB
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

LOVED, the entire experience!

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OT
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Waitress was excellent..

but person bussing/clearing plates was rude and didn’t like that We were still eating .. came by three times to clear our plate... before I was done eating.. “are you done yet? “Twice she said this.
i assume she was also supposed to be refilling water.. because she gave us water when we first sat down. she never came by to refill.

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

1h pour attendre notre table réservée mais super endroit
et champagne offert pour s'excuser

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OT
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 5

go for the view, skip the food, be prepared to wait a long time for cocktails from the bar

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I
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I came here for my birthday with my closest friends. They treated us like royalty. I mentioned to them when I made the reservations that it was my bday and wanted the best seat in the house. They sat us by the fire place and in front of the music. Music was amazing and our waitress was the best. Afterwords we got to go up to the rooftop and had some champagne. It was the best experience ever and I will be returning for brunch.

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LV
Los Angeles
15 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Only negative is that restaurant calls you to advise it has a dress code, only to notice that it does not seem to be enforced at all. We dressed up, but the people in shorts, tank tops and flip flops did not. Disappointing

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V
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

From the moment I arrived the entire staff was polite and attentive. They seated us promptly thanks to the reservation placed in advanced. The food was cooked perfectly. The view was memorable. Try the rooftop bar also.

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CC
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful restaurant and delicious food! I will definitely be back!

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JP
Orange County
8 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 5

I think service was lacking due to there being too many people. The server forgot to give us our check and we waited quite sone time to get it. Other then that, we usually have a great time at Perch.

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OT
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Very nice ambiance. Service was good. By 2:30 on a Saturday they had run out of the Sangria so I was a little saddened by that. Other than that good experience.

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OT
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I took my boyfriend on a date after he finished his PHD and this was the perfect romantic date night spot.

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LP
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great environment, great service and food was excellent.

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D
Chicago
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Indifferent hostess who sat our party of 4, including people 6 feet tall, 6'3" and 6'7", at a wicker bench, low table and expected our legs to fit under the table, and ran away. Had to run her down to change to a more suitable table. There was a private party at the rooftop bar so we got turned away, but no signage to let us know that, or else we wouldn't have gone there. We've been to Perch several times. Food always good but am going to hesitate to go back....

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Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My first time at Perch and it was an incredible experience. The sweet rooftop views, our server London was very attentive and kind. We were celebrating my friend's birthday and they made her feel special. Looking forward to coming back!

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JP
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

GREAT PLACE AND GREAT SERVICE............ the manager was a lady who was REALLY on her game!

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NI
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Toke my boyfriend for the first time. He loved it. It was super romantic we sat outside the patio the food was great!

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LA
San Diego
58 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is a must visit in LA. helpful and friendly staff that is surrounded by classic LA culture.

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AK
1 review
Dined on June 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place with great food. A personalized touch that you can't find many places. Highly recommended.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 3, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

The meat was delicious and the service was very pleasant. We booked for 8 pm and there was no table ready at 8pm, we waited like 15 minutes. The view is very beautiful.

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