Hummus Bar & Grill

4.5
274 reviews
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$30 and under
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Mediterranean
The first Hummus Bar and Grill Restaurant is conveniently located in Tarzana Village Shopping Center on Ventura Boulevard in Tarzana, and boasts plentiful parking. The simple unpretentious environs of the restaurant create the experience of a Tel-Aviv outing.

The restaurant offers a wide range of quality salads prepared daily on the premises, and served with hot pitas baked upon request on location. The food is prepared with great care using only high quality products, and focusing on the simplicity of preparation - thus allowing affordable pricing.

Hummus Bar has introduced a new concept in Los Angeles, combining high quality meats with ambiance and a concept.
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Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Aya was a great server, detail oriented, friendly, professional, personal.

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

First time here, the food was great, portions were perfect, service was friendly and helpful with recommendations of what to try. We will definitely be back!

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

Table set for 8. no enough space on table. Too crowded.

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ET
Los Angeles
29 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 3

Excellent food but truly dreadful service. I don’t want the waiter to be my friend, but I also don’t want to have to ask three times for the drinks we ordered, three times for glasses of water, and three times for our bill, all from a bored waiter with the attitude of someone who acts like he’s working there only because his parents told him he had to get a job.

Others recommend Tel Aviv restaurant. We’ll try that next time.

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ST
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lots of good food and nice people! Great for family gatherings!

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EC
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Delicious food and gracious service make this a wonderful dining experience

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LB
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Food was great. We had to wait a long time (15 minutes) even though we had a reservation. The restaurant was very noisy. Service was very good.

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M
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

We have been to Hummus Bar many times. This time was to celebrate two birthdays. Food delicious as always, but liver was slightly overdone, and the lamb was chewy.

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N
Los Angeles
153 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Had a very good shawarma dinner at a fair price with good service.

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AA
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on February 4, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Very Nice and casual place - food is great and service is too.

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

a little too pricey, but overall delicious food and great service

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K
Los Angeles
15 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Can’t say enough about the food and service ! Love the vibe ! Honest and delicious food!

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AS
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on January 23, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 2

Our biggest bone of contention was they charge for refilling your coffee and other soft drinks

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OT
Los Angeles
38 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place to grab a bite.
The bread and Mushroom Hummus are a must, highly recommended even if you just need a snack.
I always have to end with the Knaffe Mallabi is the perfect way to end any time you visit from a snack to a meal!

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S
Central Coast
20 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My girlfriend was in town from Sydney Australia and we needed a place to meet her late husbands best friend for lunch. We all have visited and lived in Israel at one time in our lives and the food was outstanding as was the service and location. I can't wait to go back!

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MS
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and really amazing service!!! Always a treat to go here!

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R
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Hummus Bar never disappoints! If you like Israeli food that is authentic and totally yummy, this is the place to go! If you are looking for a great place to go with the family or a small group of people or on a fun date, this is the place to go. Large portions that can easily serve two. No hesitation in recommending!

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PL
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love, love, love this place. Celebrated my birthday there on Christmas Day. Always great food and great servers!!!

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NH
San Francisco
24 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was great like always and our server Natan’el was super

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CF
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We planned my birthday gathering at the Hummus Bar and we were so pleased with the food, service and atmosphere. All of my guests were impressed and said they'll be making another stop at the restaurant as well.

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AA
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on December 10, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Great food. I would have given 5 stars but the service was lacking. It was hard to get water refilled and our order taken. But, the food was fantastic and makes the restaurant worth a visit.

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SZ
Los Angeles
14 reviews
Dined on December 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Very fresh food and very friendly service. The meat skewers are grilled perfectly.
I highly recommend the new Maroccan meatballs.

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N
Los Angeles
153 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 2

Enjoyed chicken Schwartz and hummus and great pita with efficient waitstaff

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D
Los Angeles
30 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of our favorite restaurants. We love the food, and enjoy our time when we come. We always recommend your restaurant to our friends and family.

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BA
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The food was excellent. The service was also excellent. My only complaint is that the noise level was a little high. It made it difficult for me to communicate with my companion. However, it would not deter me from returning to the Hummus Bar & Grill in the future.

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SS
Los Angeles
25 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

We had a reservation, the hostess was rude, the restaurant wa s empty and I told her what section we wanted to sit, she argued with me until the manager came by.

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SZ
Los Angeles
15 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Best Hummus in town ! The bread they serve with it is amazing.
The servers are very friendly and the chicken skewers very moist !

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OT
Los Angeles
12 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Overall is good place to hang out, food little over priced for what they offer and place is kind of out dated, bread they make their which is nice and they bring you as many as you eat but need better quality and cook little more.
In general is good place but for me is one time thing,
Waiter and staffs are super nice and did good job.

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SH
Los Angeles
18 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

We always enjoy this restaurant every time we visit!
food is always good and the waitress and waiters cannot do enough for us.
Highly recommend the Hummus Grill

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TK
1 review
Dined on May 14, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 1ambience 3

Food was decent. Service was dicy at best. Will not go back not sure what the deal was with our waitress. She took our drink and appetizer order. Didn’t see her again. Then I saw her waiting on other tables. She didn’t even look my way. Had to tell manager we were ready to order after waiting for 10 minutes to order. Once we got another waitress things were fine. Unfortunately the tone was already set for the night with the very slow service.

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RB
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent middle eastern food well prepared and tastefull, bread is prepared and served hot right after it’s ready, the Hummus is authentic and the salads are fresh and they’ll refill the salads as many tomes as you wish.
The Shuarma is amazing and well spiced to please all pallets, they also serve a couple of fish dishes, the salmon(big portion) comes on a bed of well prepared Quinoa. They also serve deep fried appetizers, to top it off, they have “Lange” for desert which is amazing and a must try dish.
I don’t know any other restaurant that serves this desert.
Strongly recommend!

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great time, great food and great service. We had a party of 14 and the service kept up with everything.

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BM
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food as always. Of course hummus is wonderful along with the bread.

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a
Las Vegas
13 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Great food. A bit loud

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3
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Son’s 21st birthday

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OT
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food is so good! The service is good and they are very generous
The salads is amazing
My family and me love this place

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MC
Los Angeles
29 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Very good Israeli/Middle Eastern dishes, with flare and creativity. A large menu, but hard not to go back for some favorites.

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T
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

We love, love, love this restaurant. The food is outstanding and the servers are extremely nice, friendly and personable. My only complaint is the noise level. Their acoustics are awful so you can only hear the person seated next to you. You have to yell across the table to talk to someone next adjacent to you.

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OT
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Consistently good food and service.

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p
Los Angeles
31 reviews
Dined on December 9, 2017
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 2

Upon arrival, I told the host I have reservations for 2 at 9:15 pm under name. He asked us where we like to sit. I said anywhere is fine as long as it’s inside. So he seated us in a corner. The place was not busy at all for a Sunday night, yet it took forever for a server to come. Finally a guy came and brought out little dishes of olives, pickled cabbage and some kind of tomato sauce. A few minutes later, another guy came with the bread, and noticed we do not have any drinks. The second guy seemed nicer than the first guy and took our drink order. The first guy later came back and took our order. Mind you, everything seem to take forever for each server to come. We were done with our meal and we had actually requested dessert in advance, but to bring out after our meal. The service was so slow so I asked another guy (since our original server was never to be seen again) if it’s too late to cancel the dessert. He said I don’t know, let me ask. He said it’s too late, it’s ready for me. I said fine, can you please box it. He said ok. The service was just strange and we honestly didn’t like the ambiance. I don’t know why but I felt like the patrons there were snobby? It’s like you have to speak their native language to get proper attention. Also, the Lakers game was on so I don’t know if the servers were busy watching the game in the other room? Anyway, the food was really good, but we just wanted to leave. I had to wave another server’s attention and ask if we can get some boxes and to bring my boxed dessert. He said there is no dessert waiting for me. I said ok fine, please just make sure I am not charged for it. Then the kicker, after we left the restaurant, I checked my email and saw a cancellation of my reservation made by the restaurant ! I couldn’t believe it. I called the restaurant and they said OpenTable did it and I need to contact OpenTable. This was so annoying. This was my first and last visit to this place. Shame because their mushroom hummus is great.

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