Jane Q

3.9
98 Reviews
$30 and under
Californian

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Pre/post Theatre
Casual
Perched at the corner of Argyle and Yucca, Jane Q is an airy escape from the bustle of Hollywood and Vine. Market-driven menus deliver fresh, casual California-Mediterranean fare. Double-height atrium windows invite you to linger longer over an afternoon aperitivo or a decadent dessert.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
What 98 people are saying
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vipBusinessTraveler
Los Angeles
25 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience5

Nice contemporary restaurant, fun atmosphere and nice staff. Food is good, though be aware that the entrees are on the smaller side - if hungry order an appetizer. Great before going to theater, very short walk to Pantages.

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Eloise
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Chicken was extremely dry and (maybe personal) smoke flavor overpowering. too much dressing on beet salad...

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vipJorgeF
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience1

This place has so much potential. It doesn’t know if wants to be a cafe, restaurant, or bar scene. I chose it only for its convenience to the Pantages before we caught Hamilton. We walked in the main door on the street level and were told we could eat downstairs in the cafe or upstairs in the bar area. We chose upstairs only to find out out there was no table service and you had to order your food at the bar and the bartender would wave at you when your order was ready so you could bring it to your table. The food? Meh.

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Carl
New England
2 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Good food and drink in a bright tech environment. Moderate noise level, mostly from the bar on the second floor. Highly recommend the crab app.

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MaureenH
Los Angeles
11 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Not impressed. Counter and service were not cheerful or welcoming. Food was good but overall experience not great for price. Connected to Kimpton Everly in rough area.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience1

Restaurant was pretty empty but we still had to wait 5min or so for anyone to come over and acknowledge we were there. Service was extremely slow despite being a quiet night. Waitress must have been new because she couldn’t get anything right. I would not go back for dinner.

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vipPMal
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience2

Food was great, good flavors and ample portions, until one of the entrees turned out to be a nightmare. The pork chop was one big piece of fat! Really shocking that they served that. They Server did remove it from our bill, but regardless, we will not return.

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KristinaQ
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Although they seem to be slightly short staffed, the people were amazing, the food was tasty and the coffee was so yummy. Perfect spot before a show at the Pantages.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience2

Nonexistent service, mediocre and overpriced food. Would never go back. Awful.

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KamiK
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

My friends and I went to JaneQ after we saw Hamilton at the Pantages Theater. The restaurant is a part of the Everly Hotel and has a great modern and sleek ambiance. The food is a mix of Mediterranean/Italian and is absolutely delicious! We had the brussels sprouts, margherita pizza, crab dip, and papatas fritas. The wine selection was great, and the servers were very nice. The only bummer was that we waited a solid 15/20 minutes to be asked what we wanted to order because there was a mix up between our two waiters. Other than that, it was overall a great experience!

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vipJohnnyPS
Palm Springs
31 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience2

While the food was fairly good, the ambiance, especially the noise level was beyond energetic - it was deafening. The 3 of us felt that the acoustics really impacted the enjoyment of the meal. I can’t recommend Jane Q’s for a special occasion or dinner. It may be fine for breakfast or lunch, but if you’re out for a special occasion, this is not the place.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Do not expect a fancy sit down dinner at this Cafe. It is not a restaurant. My son was given a very greasy chicken sandwich, doesn't come with any side. I ordered the Margherita pizza thinking that would be the safest. It had an insane amount of cheese on it and it was a greasy soggy mess. We really should've eaten somewhere else.

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Parpie
San Diego
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The restaurant was very good! We like the originality of the menu. However, the restaurant we're shortstaffed. Which we understand with Covid. They forgot my husband's meal. we had to sit and wait in the way in the corner because of the noise level. Overall a good restaurant. It was in the hotel that we stayed at and we are going to the theater so everything worked out perfect. Her waiter was extremely nice and attended in spite of the situation.

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LindaM
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our waitress was wonderful - she even made us a special drink that was heavenly! The yellowtail tattar with the plantain chips was delicious!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Cocktails were well balanced and delicious. My husband got the braised short ribs and I got the bahn mi. Both were so good that we were still talking about it the next day. We parked across the street in the Pantages parking garage for $15 because we were seeing a show afterwards.

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jlsea
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

We visited for dinner before Hamilton and had a very pleasant meal. The pizzas were delicious, the lobster spaghetti was excellent, but the star of the show was the Short Rib - those of us who didn't order it were mighty jealous. My husband and I will be returning just for that.

Service was very pleasant but confusing - none of the plates came out at the same time, and we had to ask twice for my daughter's pizza to be served. Luckily we gave ourselves plenty of time before the show and were enjoying each others' company, but this aspect was definitely a problem. We were comfortable but there was only one other table; with all the hard surfaces, I can guess it would get pretty loud in the restaurant. The biggest drawback was the hard sunlight coming in from the western windows; I spent the meal in my sunglasses as the sunlight was hitting me square in the eye. I strongly suggest Jane invests in some shades similar to the ones on the southern windows.

Overall we enjoyed our meal and will be back again.

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Lamami
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first time on this venue. Great service. They were quick and food was very good as well.
Congratulations.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Truly the perfect date night spot prior to seeing a show at the pantages! The food is excellent. The drinks are well crafted. The upstairs lounge was fun. There was a pool table and plenty of seating!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience2

I would not eat here again. I can make better food..

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was the perfect place to eat before Hamilton. We loved it so much we almost booked a room for that very evening!
Great service, great food and amazing location!

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AmyD
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience1

It's a hipster cafeteria or a convenient place to eat if you're staying in the hotel. The food was not great, not bad, but not great. No real atmosphere to speak of.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

This location is not on open table and it is dirty. Bugs flying and in drinks dirty. Not worth the money

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience2

Food was terrible. Atmosphere was boring. Drinks took longer than the food (and weren’t even good). Price definitely did not match quality.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

You don’t even need a reservation, it’s just a cafe with an order counter.

Jane Q
Responded on July 10, 2021

Thanks for dining with us! You're correct, while we almost always have room to take any walk-in group, we do like to recommend making reservations on the weekend for brunch (which yes is counter style service) or for dinner (which is traditional dining service) so we can make sure we have a table available. We hope you enjoyed your meal, and we look forward to seeing you again Warmly, Jane Q

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Theflower
Central Coast
4 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had the cinnamon waffles & smoke salmon. Good food.

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Greco
Las Vegas
5 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Buenas recomendaciones de nuestro mesero. Buena comida.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience1

Terrible service mediocre food high prices.

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PeteandJanetP
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

It was fine. It was less of a restaurant than we coveted. It is more of a drop by or take out. Maybe caused by COVID.

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vipTomW
Los Angeles
30 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience4

Food was very disappointing. Have had the steak there several times pre-pandemic, and it was delicious. This time both of our cuts were tough. Sprouts were delicious but not hot. Potato cube was also cold. I'm sad I forgot to order the delicious bread but it was probably for the best. We were too tired to deal with a redo...

I'm going to say that I would recommend JaneQ simply because I have enjoyed lunch and dinner in the past. I really enjoyed the two weeks stay at the hotel.

I'll be back, but I won't hesitate to return an unsatisfying meal.

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viprocky
Los Angeles
49 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience4

We have had several meals at Jane Q in the past and decided, having not been there since before the March 2020 lockdown to return for dinner earlier this week. We were warmly greeted and all appropriate protective measures were in place. We ordered two salads including a gem lettuce caesar salad and we shared a steak. We had ordered the steak to be pink/medium, and it came to the table closer to medium well. It was still delicious but it was not cooked as ordered. The salad lettuce looked tired and brown on the edges. We were hungry and chose to just eat it. Giving it thought after the fact, we should have sent it back. As we left we noted that the chef was not the usual who has always been there before--the one with the abundant tattoos. We think he may have been a substitute. We will certainly return, though next time we will likely return food that was not up to par. Usually the food is great there, but this time the service shined and the food was disappointing. Hopefully it was a one time thing, and the regular chef will be behind the counter soon.

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ThomasS
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

This hotel cafe is trying to be fancy and hip as befits its location just up the street from the Pantages on Hollywood Boulevard, but does not quite rise to its level. The best thing about it is that it is a roomy quite space to talk.

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viprocky
Los Angeles
49 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food, great service and a perfect and convenient pre theater location.

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ChristopherM
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The waiter gave great advice on drinks and entrees Jane Q had prepared. Appetizers and desserts were outstanding, overall positive experience dining on February 14th, 2020.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

I came here to take my boyfriend out for a Valentine’s dinner. I read about Jane Q on Yelp and saw they had a pre fixe Valentine’s dinner. This place is so well done! Beautiful clean lines and great use of the lofty space. The lighting was perfect and romantic. Our server was friendly and attentive. My boyfriend (who rarely sends anything g back) had a flank steak that was over cooked and our server got him a new one and put the overcooked one in a container to take to our dog. Very thoughtful! Everything was delicious except for the raspberry pannacotta, which was pretty bland. After dinner we went upstairs to play pool at the bar/lounge area. Such a cool spot! We will definitely be back.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very friendly staff. The food was really good.

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SusanP
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have been to Jane Q for lunch so thought it might be too familiar for Valentine's eve: my mistake. Jane Q amped up by creating a softly lit atmosphere, white tablecloths, sparkly lights and the evening sparkle of Hollywood's surrounding lights in the evening glow created a wonderful ambiance. The service is always good and my husband's grilled salmon was a "memorable" experience. I had the $45 3-course special dinner and loved the hazelnut, frisee, pear salad; roasted chicken and refreshing raspberry sorbet with accompanying fresh fruit. Thank you Jane Q for surprising us and giving us a memorable Valentine's eve experience.

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vipDanL
San Diego
24 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great Happy Hour throughout the dining room. You can order happy hour then at 530 the rest of the menu opens up to fill out your dining options. We love coming here before a show at the Pantages just a quick walk down the hill. We've been here twice before shows and will do it every time!

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Phil
Los Angeles
30 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Good choice for the area; quality food, but pricey. Ambiance is nice and modern. Food is delicious and fresh. Bar offerings at the restaurant could be more comprehensive, but there is a full bar just above at the hotel lobby. Service is attentive but non-obtrusive. A short walk to the Pantages makes it a great pre-show spot.

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JudyS
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on January 21, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

The staff here are what makes it so pleasant. They are friendly, attentive and most accommodating. I really enjoy the food and the Happy Hour is wonderful.

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vipJenniferd
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Nice food, casual atmosphere. Seems more appropriate for breakfast at a hotel than a nice evening out. Walking distance to Pantages so that is convenient. Food was good but nothing stellar.

Jane Q
Responded on January 20, 2020

Thank you kindly for the review!

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FAQs

Jane Q does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates. Jane Q also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (213) 279-3532.

Jane Q is rated 3.9 stars by 98 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.