Gwen Specialty Butcher Shop & Restaurant
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- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors
Duck Fat Potatoes
Tarragon Vinegar, Rosemary
New York Strip
The Restaurant is gorgeous, low light, sexy, cozy. The staff are friendly and accommodating. Our server was lovely, knowledgeable and helpful, though not well informed about the wine choices. The steaks were cooked to perfection, and were incredibly tender and delicious, really exceptional! The sides were delicious, albeit small portions. We will definitely return!
Beautiful restaurant with wonderful ambience.
Service could’ve been a bit more caring.
I will return again.
Service was excellent. Staffs kept coming by and asked if we were okay. Two guys who looked like managers came by and greeted us when we sat down. Ambiance was great despite moderate noise level. DineLA menu was a great combo and we were pretty full by the end of the meal. Bread and charcuterie board was our favorite!
The NY strip steak was one of the best I’ve ever had and the duck fat potatoes were the perfect complement, all washed down with a glass (or two) of rose. What a fantastic meal. The service was also impeccable. I will definitely be going back.
The restaurant is obviously understaffed but the food is great. However, they charge $2.50 for extra butter, not sure why would they do that.
The food was delicious, our steak was cooked to perfection.
It was a bit noisy.
We visited Gwen during DineLA to sample their excellent special menu. It was a five star experience. I think they have the very best charcuterie board in the city with house made meats and amazing bread and butter. Our party all had the NY steak option on the special menu and all agreed it was excellent. The whiskey chocolate dessert was amazing. There were some special unexpected surprises along the way. We can’t wait to go back. Thank you team Gwen for a wonderful dinner!
The food and wine were delicious! Our waiter and service were great. They gave a little treat to my sister for her birthday which was a nice touch. Will definitely come back to try more dishes!
Surprised that this restaurant received a Michelin star. We were seated in their patio area surrounded by market items. That basically speaks volumes. Went for Dine LA. Food was very good - bread/butter, charcuterie, NY strip. The salad, duck confit potatoes and dessert were nothing special. They even failed to have our leftovers packaged up as requested before we left. But they did call to let us know it was available for us to pick up the following day. Only worth it with the Dine LA menu. Definitely will not return.
Absolutely delicious as always!
Our server Austin gave us a great experience as we celebrated our friends who were recently married. He had great recommendations and was attentive but also gave us space to enjoy the company. We had our baby with us and appreciated that the staff was kind.
While I know this restaurant probably isn’t the best for babies, I’d would’ve liked if there was a high chair available to help contain our little one, but it was accommodating that they sat us in a space where we could bring in a stroller.
We had the aged Waygu rib eye and it was cooked perfectly at a medium rare. We had all the sides and started with the charcuterie and market salad suggested by Austin. We also tried the panna cota and honey cake which was also a recommendation and very delicious.
Thank you for a wonderful experience and meal!
Great steaks! Great service!
Amazing experience! Great food and service. Would absolutely do it again.
Everything was exceptional.
It was amazing to look at all for he meat and butcher shop, but unfortunately our experience and meal was a bit underwhelming. The food was good, but not anything extraordinary.
Everything about my experience here was excellent. The service, the atmosphere, and especially the food! Will definitely be back whenever I’m in town.
Totally worthy for DineLA Menu.
Gwen never fails to satisfy. The service is attentive,friendly, and not overbearing. All the food was exceptional from the charcuterie plate, the steak and the dessert. An incredible experience that I highly recommend!
This was the first time my wife and I had dined out since the beginning of the 2020 pandemic. The food was outstanding. Very beautifully crafted food with quality ingredients. So much flavour!!! The staff were very pleasant and friendly. Will definitely dine here again.
The whole experience was delicious and my Girlfriend loved it for her Birthday dinner.
The hostess was super kind and helpful but the girl with the red hair was rude as I sat at the counter. It was bit noisy around the area and I asked kindly to change the table to elsewhere and she didn’t seem happy but the waiter who helped me through the night was great. Sauce for the NY steak was but salty for me. The wine was excellent…
We had an amazing time. Everything was exceptional
Beautiful restaurant with a nice art deco atmosphere. I felt that while the main course, new york strip steak, was out of this world, some of the appetizers, yellow tail and burrata & tomatoes were underwhelming. Would definitely recommend overall.
Such wonderful experience. Both the service and ambiance were amazing!
Dinner for one including a bad martini but no coffee or desert for $187 incl tip? These folks must be kidding.
. We were pleasantly surprised. Not sure if it was because it was a weekday that we went but the place was quiet enough that we are able to converse without being loud. We’ll definitely add this place as a favorite. Thank you for a great experience.
Lovely ambiance, average service, good food but the service needs improvement in order to really make this place special.
Great experience, amazing food
Great meat selection. Service was outstanding and menu selections was great!
Service and food were great!
We had a family celebration in a great environment, slow enough to savor the great quality food and wine in the right ambience. The team treated us great, so we had a lovely evening overall. Carpe diem!
The meat was poor quality and was under cooked. we had to return all plates back to be cooked. the waiter didn't care much and the service was too slow
great experience !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
We dined here before attending Hamilton at the Pantages Theater and we were extremely happy with our decision to dine here! Food was excellent and the service was the absolute best! Next time we are planning an evening at the Pantages this will be our choice for dinner before the show!
Wasn’t up front with cost of off menu items. Other then that great.
Dinner before Event
Some of the best food I’ve ever had!!
Dined at Gwens following a theater performance at the Pantages. Staff were wonderful and attentive from the moment we entered. Austin took care of us perfectly! Throughly enjoyed our experience and would love to dine with them again.
Ordered the wagu New York strip cane out cold
Gwen Specialty Butcher Shop & Restaurant is rated 4.7 stars by 1107 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.