Pump

4.5
3136 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
Experience a full dinner among 100yrs old Olive Trees in our beautiful Garden. Let the chic ambience and decor take you to a European dream.....

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

On Valentine's Day, Pump will be offering a 3 course meal priced at $75 per person. Our regular menu will not be available on this day.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

What 3136 People Are Saying
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New England
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 5

It was my birthday...and it said so in the reservation. It was not acknowledged by anyone at all. The food was good...not great. The service was poor. At one point my friend grabbed our waiter and asked him not to leave so that we could finally order. The couple that was seated right before us had their food before we even had a chance to order. The space is beautiful though.

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SW
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 4

Dissapointing. It took our waiter at least 10+ minutes to welcome us and was slow in general. Not because it was busy, more so because he was more into chatting with his colleagues at the check in desk. Also gave attitude when we asked a question about the menu. Food is decent. Ambiance is pretty cool for tourists to check out.

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L
Nashville
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

So much fun! The food was great- the drinks were amazing- the service was so attractive and fun- and the atmosphere and ambiance were perfect!

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San Diego
15 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 4

We felt the staff we encountered were all very rude. Lisa Vanderpump showed up with her husband and sat at the table next to us with two guests, she was not very friendly. I was surprised they let there dog lay on the table, would they let another guest do that ? The food was good, a bit pricey but expected. I did not feel at all welcome by the staff and will not return due to that. It's sad to see they don't care about customer service, they have all the business they need so I guess they think they can treat people however they want. Except for the staff the place has nice vibe.

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

We finally made it! And we can't wait to return. Staff was great, the ambiance was gorgeous and the food was delish. Great portions for the price. But let's talk about the drinks! Yummm went through 2 pitchers. Overall, a great experience and will definitely go back. After venturing through the area, we actually ended our night at Sur. Another place I would recommend and go back. We even ran into Lisa's husband, a very sweet and gracious man.

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

My mom and I came here for my birthday and we had a great experience. The service was wonderful and staff was very on top of it. I even got to take a photo with Ken. We ordered the Rock Shrimp Tempura appetizer (delicious) and we both ordered Lisa’s Chopped Salad. The food came out pretty quick and was beautifully put together. It tastes amazing and had lots of flavor. I was pleasantly surprised with how friendly all the staff members were. They were quick to refill water and clear plates from our table.
There was only two things I saw worth mentioning; a dirty/greasing rag sat on the tree directly behind me and the toilet in the bathroom had a leak. Both things that could have easily been missed. Other than that, we thoroughly enjoyed our visit at Pump!

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New England
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful restaurant, great ambiance and food was delicious. Can’t wait to visit LA and Dine at Pump again!

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Baltimore
40 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 5

Pump staff was great - The food - did not live up to the ambiance. I was disappointed in the quality and the food temperature. The heirloom tomatoes and burrata was just average - the tomatoes were "mealy" and the basil was a bit tough - pieces were too large.... a smaller chiffonade is preferable. - The Chicken was tasty but barely warm. Pump was a miss!

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JM
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

It was great,, I just have a couple things that could have been fixed.. 1st, the waiter was on a good one, forgetting drinks forgetting food that never came out but was still charged for, but we ended up paying, we did not want to make an issue as we frequent this place, and where we sat was in the bar area, which was open seating.. As I sat down, the waiter just dropped a handful of napkins with forks and knives directly on top instead of separating and handing them or setting them down in front of us. (not a good look for this establishment). Overall our experience was great..

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GF
San Diego
1 review
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Only negative was we had a reservation at 8:30 but didn't get seated until 9:15.

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San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 2

It would have been nice to have known the restaurant was more of a club type atmosphere prior to making the reservation. The interior design and style of food lead me to believe it was a nice, date-night type restaurant. But the far too loud, bass driven club music, and ultra fit, club uniformed wait staff didn't fit the same vibe.
We didn't have a bad experience, but we didn't have a great one either. The food was delicious and not too overpriced, the staff was very friendly, but the atmosphere ultimately was not what we were looking for. It's as if the restaurant isn't quite sure as to their theme and target audience.
If you're looking for loud, youthful nightlife then check this place out! But if you're looking for a quiet, classy date night then look somewhere else.

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GB
Little Rock
1 review
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

My daughter and I had a nice Sunday brunch.

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C
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome place with good vibe! Birthday brunch and backberry smash champagne was fantastic!

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MC
San Diego
8 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

The place was great, we went early waiting out traffic, wasn’t that busy, had to wait awhile after asking for my check even tho I told our guy we had to get on the road. Bathroom at end of the bar with three stalls was so nasty I almost gagged & it kind of put me off the place,,, hopefully it was a one off.

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5food 3service 5ambience 4

Thanks to the waiter from SAN Diego- made a night a nice one.

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Chicago
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had an excellent dinner, everything was fantastic! We even got to meet Lisa, Ken, and Giggy! Everyone was very friendly and we will for sure be back again!

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CN
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved the food and the service was good. It was very loud and there needed just a little bit more lighting as it was hard to read the menu.

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Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Our server (Christian), was fantastic and the service overall was excellent. Both of us got the lemon caper chicken and couldn’t finish the final pieces as they were a little tough. Nothing to complain about, just was the case. Otherwise everything was GREAT.

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s
Las Vegas
24 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 5

The service was okay and the food wasn’t anything special. The restaurant is beautiful and we’ve been before for drinks, I’d go again for drinks but not to eat

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NS
1 review
Dined on January 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Amazing food and drinks, gorgeous ambiance. Definitely coming back

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RW
1 review
Dined on January 3, 2019
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 2

We were unfortunately really disappointed in the service and entire experience. It was so dark I could barely see my friend across the table from me and it took 20 minutes to even get approached by our waitress. Our waitress also only came to our Table twice while we were there and I never got a water refill after i asked. She was not very nice and very unpleasant. Food is very expensive and low quality. Chicken was dry and cold. The best part was the pumptini. Very disappointed and will never go back or tell someone to attend.

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KC
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time at Pump and had a great time. Dodd was excellent and the staff attentive. Really enjoyed the atmosphere.

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M
Los Angeles
112 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Better than I thought. Nice menu selections and pleasant service. Good size portions and attractive setting.

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B
Calgary
14 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 4

Context - new years day dinner. Clearly PUMP had a busy new years eve and this was reflected in the quality and value of this new years day visit! The service was bad right from the reservation hostess seating us at a table that wasn't ready, to the bill close out. It wasn't that busy but waiter just couldn't be bothered being attentive and didn't offer any clean cutlery after the appies. The food was a problem given most of our favourite dishes were off the menu - ok - give PUMP a pass on this given new years day - but still frustrating. Was kinda glad to pay the bill and head back down town.

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E
Orange County
30 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

The food is always excellent. I think the service lacked a bit this time. Service was slow. I found it interesting that the tip was automatically added to our bill in amount of 20 per cent. I normally would have no issue, however, the service tonight was not 20 per cent worthy. In addition, I have never had a gratuity added automatically especially with nothing stating this. When i questioned the server, he stated we have been doing this since New Years...ah..it is January 2...and it is always done for parties of 5 or more. Lisa, this wan far from my normal Pump experience.

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Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wow what an experience! Beautiful environment, the atmosphere was great. Met a beautiful couple sitting next to us. The staff was great always making sure we were doing good. Food was amazing delicious!

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A
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best restaurant I've ever been to. Little bit pricey on NY eve but what can you expect. Food was delicious and best ambiance ever. Good restaurant to take someone out on first date if you want to impress

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San Francisco
26 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Our server was very attentive and friendly. But our food bill was wrong and we were charged $175 per person for the price fix menu. The server had to rectify the wrong bill and bring it back with corrected amount. Also a tip was added in the bill for party of two which was odd.

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Seattle
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

At first I was a bit put-off by an afternoon phone call on the day of our reservation, which happened to be New Year's Eve, telling us of the prix-fix menu. Not having much choice to change, we went to have a good time. And we did. The food was fair. The ambiance, our waiter, the people seated next to us, and the people watching made it fun and a story to tell.

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Caribbean
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 1food 2service 4ambience 5

Poor quality of food for $100 a person.

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JS
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 5food 3service 4ambience 5

Dinner was lovely! Hostess was sweet. Server was great. Bartender was moody and bar service was slow. We weren’t helped or offered anything when we decided to sit at the high top after our dinner for drinks. We were ignored until we decided to order drinks ourselves at the bar. It was very busy so I understand being slow with your service but being ignored is sad. Overall though the place is lovely! I’d be back simply for the atmosphere and food!

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K
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 1food 5service 1ambience 3

I loved the restaurant atmosphere but the service was disappointing. We were seated at one of the worst tables when many were open (with a reservation), parts of our order were missing, the menus were never cleared away, and our table never checked during the meal. I am not one to leave a review (let alone a bad one) but I felt like a second class citizen here.

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R
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

always good. never great, but very consistently good.

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D
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I am from Saint Louis and watch Vanderpump Rules and Housewives of Beverly Hills. I have visited LA many of times and never ate at the restaurant until I became a Lisa Vanderpump fan...I was in awe of the delicious food and atmosphere.. my experience was way better than I would of thought... Thanks Brian my server for this amazing experience... see you next time!

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AH
Washington DC
87 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What a fun atmosphere. So much to look at and enjoy while dining at Pump. Our server was engaging and the food was outstanding. Wouldn’t miss this one if looking for a fun place to dine while in LA.

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c
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 4

Pump is a beautiful restaurant but service lacks a lot. They arent very nice when it comes to making special accommodations

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EB
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

I thought the restaurant was beautiful and the service was great. However everyone in our party agreed that the music was too loud. We went I. A Saturday night and I you are going to dinner with friends you want to be able to hear one another. It was hard to hear across the table and the waiters.

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OT
Seattle
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Fabulous dinner while visiting from Sonoma. Keep it up!

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TN
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

The service and ambiance were great, however no one in our party enjoyed their meal. The food was unremarkable, so you really end up paying for location and atmosphere.

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Orlando
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Everything from the service to food was spot on, every time. Well, service wasn’t *as* on point during happy hour as it was at dinner. Seemed to be shift change. Guillermo (dinner service, I think that’s his name!) was highly attentive and gave great recommendations. Happy Hour food selections were perfectly priced and loved the options. We had fish n chips, pita pizzas, and hummus. For dinner we had the chicken rigatoni pasta, Lisa’s chopped salad, and Brussel sprouts. Everything was delicious. Personally didn’t love the Pumptini—too sweet and grapefruit gave me a headache. The Pump n Glories hit the mark. By far our favorite item ordered. We were thoroughly impressed with Pump and all of the Vanderpump restaurants during our visit. Would highly recommend any of them, and we will definitely visit again.

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