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AKASHA

4.5
2756 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
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AKASHA restaurant/bar/cafe features New American cuisine offering comfort food with big flavors and sustainable ingredients, for carnivores and herbivores alike. Chef/Caterer Akasha Richmond brings visionary cuisine to her own neighborhood eatery located in the historic Hull Building in downtown Culver City. Keeping the principles of sustainability in mind, the building's original steel, wood, concrete and brick arches were restored while the design materials pair with a seventies modernity to exude an inviting and lively atmosphere. The artisan bakery has both sweet and savory selections, as well as locally roasted direct trade coffee. The 20-seat bar highlights fresh juice cocktails, organic and premium spirits, beer and wine. The entire menu is available for catering or to go.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Organic, Wine Bar
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Hours of operation
Breakfast
Mon–Fri 8:00 am–11:30 am
Brunch
Sat, Sun 10:30 am–2:30 pm
Lunch
Mon–Fri 11:30 am–3:00 pm
Mon–Fri 11:30 am–2:30 pm
Dinner
Mon–Thu 5:30 pm–9:30 pm
Fri, Sat 5:30 pm–10:30 pm
Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
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Phone number
(310) 845-1700
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Akasha Richmond
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Private party facilities
AKASHA offers private dining in our Café Space and our covered & heated patio for sit down dinners up to 30 guests, and cocktail parties for up to 45 guests. Complete buyouts of the entire restaurant are available for sit down dinners (up to 80 guests) or cocktail/buffet parties (up to 300 guests).
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Private party contact
catering@akasharestaurant.com: (310) 845-1700
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Catering
AKASHA dishes, desserts, cocktails and more work beautifully at the next event in your home, or ours. Whether an intimate sit down dinner for 20 guests, or a cocktail reception for 1,000, our experienced team will work to create the perfect menu, and coordinate staffing, rentals, entertainment and more with minimal effort.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Watseka
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Parking details
There are several public lots within the area, one immediately behind the restaurant on Watseka.
It is one hour free and $2 an hour after, max $12. We are not able to provide validation.
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Public transit
Close to several bus lines on Culver Blvd & the Metro from Downtown.
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Entertainment
Music Monday, Live Jazz 6pm-9pm
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Special events & promotions
"Wine Wednesday" 50% off our entire wine list every Wednesday! Happy Hour is Monday through Friday from 2:30pm -7pm at the bar offering 50% off our specialty cocktails, wine by the glass and beers. Wine Tastings with local vendors and wine-makers.
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Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 2756 People Are Saying
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4.4
service
4.4
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4.1
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Always good! I like the shrimp salad onions tandoori wings chop salad and dessert !

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vipEdwardA (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

David, the waiter--great. Food was exceptional. . Restaurant itself needs some "refreshment."

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Adorable spot for brunch or just coffee

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined 7 days ago

I have visited this spot on several different occasions and have always been pleased. Unfortunately this last visit was less than great. Our server was absent most of the time we were dining, my guest was served cold food and when she brought it to his attention he gave no suggestions on how to remedy the problem. We involved a member of the management team and she was very eager to make sure the rest of our visit was pleasant. I will go back again, but I do know who to request as our server next time, Divine!

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RachelF 
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Great experience except the hostess was extremely rude, both on the phone and in person.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

An excellent restaurant. Every dish was special. And the server was very helpful.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

We have been going here since the restaurant keeps getting better all the time. Service is excellent since some of the staff have been there since opening and it always a pleasure to have some of them greet us personally. Kudos to Akasha and her husband Alex for running a truly superb restaurant in the hear of LA.

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NeighborhoodBob 
5.0  Dined on February 5, 2018

This is a reliable and accommodating spot. It always feels like we are with neighbors and I especially appreciate the service.

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AmyF 
5.0  Dined on February 5, 2018

I’ve enjoyed every meal I’ve ever had here. Always delicious, staff great, and service is tops. If I could change anything it would be the slippery leather chairs that look good but are not designed for a human spine or butt. Sitting back sends you further into the hole and sitting up can only really be done by perching on the edge=not comfortable. Even with that
gripe It’s a favorite place for me.

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OpenTable Diner (New Orleans)
5.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

Our waitress was particularly great! She made great suggestions and was very personable. The service was top notch.

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