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For 2
Date
Wed, 2/21
Time
7:00 PM
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Public Kitchen and Bar

4.4
453 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
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Free parking for reservations between 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM daily.

From Domaine Restaurant's (Chef Tim Goodell) comes Public Kitchen & Bar, at the historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, featuring a menu of eclectic American fare. The landmark hotel's re-imagined old Hollywood style dining hall offers locals and travelers alike this stunning setting reminiscent of a stylish and welcoming private home. A loft-inspired design provides a lighter, brighter space highlighted by black walnut butcher block tables, redesigned 1960s library chairs and diamond-tufted banquettes. At the room's center, a large, three-sided, marble topped bar offers creative cocktails, a moderately priced bottle wine list, beers by draft and bottle and an assortment of cured meats and cheeses.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Comfort Food, Steak
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday-Friday 11:00am-2:30pm
Dinner: Monday-Thursday 5:30pm-10:30pm
Friday and Saturday 5:30pm-11:00pm
Sunday : 5:30pm-9:30pm

Bar Open Daily: 11:00a-2:00a (Last Call at 1:30a)
Happy Hour: Monday-Friday 4:00pm-7:00pm

Parking: Free between 5:00pm-7:00pm Daily
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Phone number
(323) 769-8888
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Tim Goodell
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Private party facilities
Contact the restaurant for large party details as well as set menu options and pricing.
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Private party contact
Andrew Priest: (323) 769-8888
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Catering
Catering Description Buyout Opportunities Available. For more information, please contact our Events Department at: 323.769.8888
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Orange
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Parking details
Free Parking from 5:00pm-7:00pm

Validation Discount- with validation $6.00 for the first 3 hours then $2.00 for every half hour up to the posted maximum.
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Public transit
Metro- Hollywood and Highland and bus stop at Hollywood and Orange
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 453 People Are Saying
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4.4  based on recent ratings
4.3
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4.2
service
4.3
ambience
4.0
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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LeTigreUno (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Love love loved the food and the service. Gotta say, the acoustics suck so we might not go back -- the room is just so loud. Yet, we'd recommend to less fussy friends.

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vipnbere (Sacramento)
4.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Good food and nice restaurant. Service was good, but a little slow. The only downside was it wasn't that vibrant. I had picked it as it said it had a vibrant scene and we were a group of friends going out for the evening. Was fun, but pretty calm and chill.

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Rafe (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Went here before a show at the Dolby Theater. This place is across the street from the Chinese Theater, so it is in the thick of things, and you don’t expect it to be cheap. My wife and I each had the Prix Fix, which was expensive, but not unreasonably so. The appetizer and the dessert were good, but nothing to write home about. The main course (we both chose the halibut in lobster sauce) was fabulous. Decor is interesting - a little on the European side, with a decorated ceiling. The room was full and the noise level was a little high, but that is par for the course in LA. At least there were no TV screens that I could see. (I am willing to pay extra for that.) The service was adequate, but could have been more attentive - cost them a star. I will definitely go back, the next time I go to a show in Hollywood.

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OpenTable Diner (Central Coast)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Perfect accommodations, great staff, fabulous food!!

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LAFoodie (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

The ambiance was good for an old-timely gentleman’s club style. I was very disappointed by getting the vegetarian gnocchi that came with pancetta and it was not noted on the menu. That’s a BIG mistake, especially since I don’t eat meat and was completely put off from continuing my meal there. The management apologized but merely stated it was a typo on the menu by not listing it. Not worth going back. It was also deafening because there was a huge party going on in the lobby that made it impossible to carry on a conversation without yelling.

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Suzie (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 17, 2018

Great DineLA menu!

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kitc (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 15, 2018

Super fun bar and bartenders. Drinks were great!!!

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 12, 2018

The Service was excellent! Good was great! Ambiance was sexy and fun! Loved everything

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

It was New Years Eve, they had a set menu. My husband and I thought the quality and variety they served was wonderful!

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OpenTable Diner (Orange County)
5.0  Dined on December 25, 2017

Spent nontraditional Christmas in LA with my wife and adult children (20, 23 27). There was a great assortment of prix fix options and all of our orders were different. The food was extraordinary with perfect balance of spice and flavor. We toasted the holiday, laughed and had a great experience. We did keep the holiday cheer going the entire time and concluded with a nightcap in the Library Bar.

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lobbsterrsss123 (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 9, 2017

Terrific staff and a great kitchen. Alfredo pasta was perfect, and I asked if chef could go a bit off-menu and add some lardon, they didn't blink an eye and accommodated. Only trick is get a table away from the bar, because people shout conversations at one another. Highly recommend.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on December 8, 2017

Anniversary. Complimentary champagne was delightful.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on November 23, 2017

Pompous maitre ‘d....mediocre food but GREAT wait staff that made the meal memorable.

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

The food was very good. The only thing we would have liked better if they had served the mashed potatoes,gravy and green beans in large bowls for everybody to take as much as they like instead of putting it all on one plate with the turkey and stuffing. The appetizer was excellent. We had the pear salad with goat cheese and we all liked the desert. The service was very good. The waiters were very friendly and attentive.

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vipWestender (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on November 15, 2017

Had dinner here with my 9 year old before going to the live tour of So You Think You Can Dance at the Dolby Theater. Attentive service. Ordered their specialty - Parkerhouse rolls. Unfortunately for them, they had a glitch and served them later than expected so fortunately for us, they were on the house. AND well worth the wait. We had the charred octopus for a starter, which I absolutely loved. It's very hard to find charred octopus that isn't overcooked, and this dish was flavorful and tender. My daughter had the steak, which was juicy, even though we mistakenly ordered medium instead of medium rare. My mussels were heaven. Mind you, I could swim in mussels steamed in wine and broth. Fortunately, they gave me ample toasted bread so that I could eat it instead. This restaurant is located in the Roosevelt Hotel. If you arrive before 6PM and validate, parking is free for the evening. Yet another incentive to eat here if you are going to a venue in the neighborhood.

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DannyO (Orange County)
4.0  Dined on November 11, 2017

Came here for dinner before a concert at the Hollywood Bowl. Had a great meal. Free all night parking if you make reservations and arrive before 7pm. Hollywood bowl shuttle is about a block away, north on Orange st. Restaurant is located inside the historic Hollywood Roosevelt hotel. Great food, great location, great bonus with free parking.

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vipSpmccarl78 (Palm Springs)
3.0  Dined on October 30, 2017

We have used open table close to three hundred times and I can honestly say this was the worst experience we have ever had. The place is neat and has so much history. The food was good, not great and better than okay! What made our experience so bad was the Service. We sat for 15 minutes before we were acknowledged. We were just getting up to walk out when a waiter asked if we had been helped. He hustled to get us drinks and that was about the extent of any effort made to make sure we had a good dining experience. Plates of food were dumped at your table. For example, I had a salad. We were asked who had the salad, I raised my hand the plate was dumped and the guy was gone. No question on whether I wanted pepper or not. We had no salt or pepper on our table and I waited 10 minutes for our waiter to appear at another table close by so I could ask him for some. Another dump and no apologies. Same with main entree’s. Dump and go and no one to check how our entree’s were. Very disappointing. We will not be back!!!

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OpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined on October 30, 2017

Great place to have dinner before attending a live performance at Dolby Theatre or play at Pantages Theatre! Food is outstanding!

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Dottie (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on October 28, 2017

Waitress was nice but service was sooooo slow .. kept waiting for drinks and dinner for a while.

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Rats (Orange County)
4.0  Dined on October 28, 2017

Food really good and reasonably priced. Service slow. Took 30 minutes to get a beer, but she did take it off the bill.

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