MARDI Restaurant

4.2
100 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
Mardi Restaurant, located within Palihouse West Hollywood, invites you to join us to delight in a festive al fresco dining experience filled with great food, refreshing drinks and a spirited neighborhood atmosphere. Executive Chef, Cameron Slaugh’s menu is fresh and bountiful - - the food embodies the essence of bespoke Italian home cooking with a distinctly Californian vibe that is seasonal and light. Large format dishes are designed to be shared with the whole table, passed from end-to-end and hand-to-hand. The house-made cocktail program is evocative of a quintessential California special affair that is paired with a bountiful wine list.
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France
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 2

Calm, no music and no sun, but food and service was one of the best of LA. I really like this place for brunch !

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Galantines!

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BE
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on February 4, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

It’s a fun space but it felt big and empty yet the booth we had was cramped and awkward. Service was friendly but quite scare.

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g
Sacramento
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 1food 5service 2ambience 1

Not a lively dinner spot. Ghost town on a Friday night at 8:00pm. We didn't know this was in a hotel, the ambiance was very uncomfortable. Quiet, empty, no music. We had a party of 7, I feel bad for the one table near us who were enjoying a quiet dinner before we arrived. The waiter didn't know the menu and seemed upset we were there, despite the automatic 20% gratuity on our $500 dinner. Food and drinks were great, but not even close to being worth the experience.

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DM
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

We had a large party with kids and our server handled us extremely well.

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Went for brunch and loved the avocado toast... best i’ve ever had

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EE
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Maybe it was the LA rain that kept the crowds away but thanks to a perfectly timed break in the waterworks, we enjoyed brunch in the open courtyard and quickly determined that's the place to be! Love the decor at the hotel and I couldn't be happier with our brunch for 10. The staff were accommodating and quick. Apart from one mis timed meal arrival, everything went great. I'd come back for a meal at this bijou West Hollywood spot!

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EM
San Diego
6 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 5ambience 3

I would recommend this for a romantic date. I came here for my friends birthday & it felt really awkward because there was no one else there, so being loud & knowing it’s also a hotel felt us a little uncomfortable.

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

Wonderful good. The chopped salad was amazing and the salmon was perfect. Thank you!

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TA
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 3

I booked this restaurant for a birthday dinner. Was extremely disappointed when I walked in to find out that “they are no longer serving dinner.” My reservation was at 9pm and I had showed up at 8:55pm. It seems like OpenTable and the restaurants they work with need to work better with each other.

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LH
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2018
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 1

Terrible service. Waiter was not willing to be helpful at all. Online menu is completely different than actual.
They were out of several drinks.
Nothing impressive about this place.
Would never come back.

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M
London
2 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Ottimo in tutto i sentissi: location, servizio, qualità del cibo, rapporto qualità prezzo, frequentato da gente cool ma senza eccesso.

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KS
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Prior to this visit I had only gone for brunch, which was amazing. We arrived at the tail end of dinner service. Open table allowed us to book at 9:30 but it seemed they were ready to close when we arrived as they rushed our ordering of everything at once. This was fine we were hungry and looking to go out after so we did not mind. Food was delicious and delivered piping hot and quick. The hotel lobby has a great setup. There seemed to be a setup to the right for a DJ etc but was empty. Too bad as this would be a great location to meet up for drinks.

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SB
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

We received a recommendation from a relative who was there for lunch and loved it. We went for dinner at 7:00 and we were one of two people there. Service was good. Food was fair, however the Baba Ganoosh was very good. Not enough selections on menu.

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OT
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

The place looks awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 4

Porzioni piccole

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DO
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

I live across the street from Mardi and this was the first time I had been, but it won't be the last! I had been looking for a romantic setting for a date night with good food and good service and that is exactly what I got. The charcuterie board was expensive (probably down to my greed and love of cheese and meats) but was delicous and the chutney was out of this world. We had a great waiter who was attentive and gave great recomendations.

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SH
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 2

Been here a few times and gets worse each time. Food and service were only average but prices warrant much better. Decor is still odd. They need to hire a designer and bring in a new manager and chef.

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A
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 5

Based solely off the service alone- I will not be coming back. They were out of multiple items on the menu and the waitress did not disclose it until I tried to order it, for three different dishes. The Bloody Mary was watered down and we barely got offered any refills. Such a shame that this place is so beautiful and has such terrible respect for their customers experience.

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DF
Los Angeles
15 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great European setting; well crafted dishes and warm service.

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L
Los Angeles
75 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 2

Very mediocre. Not a well balanced menu either

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Said that open table

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CF
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 5ambience 5

The place as totally empty and the food was gross. Server was cool though.

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DY
Los Angeles
27 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

It was a cool early evening (around 6pm) when we arrived. Since it was already cold, we noticed they had some super soft blankets around. I have to say I was quite surprised that they didn’t have heaters around(or at least we were not offered any). Eventually, some of our group saw that there was a heater in the corner and asked for it.

The food is excellent, albeit a smaller menu. It’s fine - just not awesome for vegetarians. Otherwise, everyone enjoyed their meals. The menu said the plates are meant for sharing but the portion sizes were small - not much sharing happened.

Our server was very good about coming back from time to time to check in on us - he was very quick to get things for us.

All in all, I enjoyed our meal - we had a good sized group (8).

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JP
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful Mother's day brunch. Can't wait to go back.

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EB
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 5

On Mother's Day. The staff was incredibly rude. It took 4 requests and 30 minutes to get coffee... at breakfast. When we asked for real sugar, the server brought stevia and got snippy, insisting it was sugar. When I asked for a Bloody Mary, I was told, "no, we can't do that, there is no bar staff, try something less complicated and maybe I can make it for you." The service was neglectful and there was only 1 other table of 3 people in the entire restaurant. Inexcusable. Such a shame because it is a beautiful setting. Will not be returning.

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P
Washington DC
39 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 5

The ambiance is great, with its half-indoor/half-outdoor courtyard dining room, but the food experience was less than expected. The food choices sounded great on the menu, but were disappointingly lackluster when delivered. The kitchen and waitstaff also seemed to have problems communicating - as they delivered my dining partner's entree, they told me the fish I had ordered was no longer available due to quality issues, and I needed to order something else. This was a little late to bring this up, so I asked them to return my partner's entree and bring them out together next time. I was disappointed they didn't handle it this way on their own. Plus, the menu is very small/limited, and it was not easy to pick another desirable entree. I recall there was only 1 dessert option? Another disappointment.
To the restaurant's credit, they recognized the awkward service and meal we had, and our dissatisfaction, and comp'ed much of the meal.

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k
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Fabulous ambience... Cosy, chic European vibe. Food and service excellent! I love this place!

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MJ
Portland
5 reviews
Dined on April 28, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

I would Have loved to eat at Mardi, but when I went in the entire restaurant/ lobby was being moved around and looked like it was being remodeled. I was able to make a reservation, but when asking one of the employees about the brunch he said the restaurant wasn’t even open. I came into town for the weekend and had plans with 2 other friends and we had to scramble to find another place to eat. Later we found out that there was a private event with zero notice or notification. Really disappointing and a huge oversight by the property.

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ST
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on April 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The staff here is amazing, the space feels as if you're at a high end hotel (which you are) and being in an interior courtyard just can't be beat!

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RB
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 3

There were 3 of us. 2 of our party got their dinner and we nearly finished when the 3rd plate arrived. Unacceptable for a Denny's level diner, but for a fine dining restaurant just unheard of.

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a
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2018
Overall 1food 4service 1ambience 2

There were only 2 tables and serve consistently left us having to ask for service. It is overpriced for the service. We were there for a birthday and ended early to go elsewhere after having a pretty hefty bill for only a few snacks and a bottle of wine.

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AP
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We discovered MARDI as a happy accident. We decided to have brunch last minute and it had good reviews on Yelp so we made a reservation. If you are looking for a place to people watch, I wouldn't recommend going at 11am as we were the only people in the restaurant. However, the courtyard is beautiful and feels very old world Hollywood. The service was excellent and our server was very knowledgeable about the menu. She actually changed our minds and helped us order (the eggs and polenta with mushrooms). The food was incredible and our mimosa glasses were never empty. You could tell that everyone was working as a team. If our server was busy the host would refill our glasses. Would recommend for the atmosphere, service, and food!

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TP
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I absolutely LOVE this place! My first time even hearing about this place was Saturday! I dined with them on Sunday for an early morning brunch and it was AMAZING!! They have bottomless mimosas for $25/per person. WORTH IT! Guy comes and refill you after every 2 sips lol!! J/k they do refill pretty quickly. Then you have a guy playing the piano and singing live. It’s also amazing. The view!! How could I forget the view!! GORGEOUS!! I wish I could sleep here every day!!

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WG
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a wonderful dinner with long time friends. Our server was very sweet and the food was delicious!! Precious precious place.

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F
New England
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Lovely place. Great food. Helpful staff.

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JB
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

I was very impressed with the food, and I am picky !
Will definitely return!

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

The courtyard is beatifull. It is nice and quite, and it is also very nice for kids.

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MM
Los Angeles
31 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great place... food was superb

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Just had the worst experience. We arrived and the host wouldn’t check us in, and then told me to to just sit anywhere. Then she came over to ask if we wanted water. She wouldn’t make eye contact. Then she dropped off menus and never came back to take our order. 30 minutes later we just left

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