Napa Valley Grille - Westwood

4.4
2284 reviews
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$30 and under
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Californian
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  • Great for Lunch
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Special Occasion
Napa Valley Grille’s California cuisine is Inspired by the bounty of the West Coast wine region. Located in the heart of Westwood, Napa Valley Grille embodies the hospitable spirit of the West Coast wine region.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Californian, Contemporary American, American
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Hours of operation
LUNCH
Monday - Friday: 11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

BAR Menu
Daily: 11:30 a.m. - Close

DINNER (reservations encouraged)
Monday - Thursday: 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday - Saturday: 5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Sunday: 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

BRUNCH
Saturday and Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

HAPPY HOUR
(first available seating in the bar and in the patio lounge area)
Daily: 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. – close
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Phone number
(310) 824-3322
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Kenny Spost
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Catering
On-site and off-site catering for up to 2000 people. Please contact our experienced and creative Event Department at (310) 824-2255 or westwoodevents@napavalleygrile.com. Our events team has a flair for making events happen flawlessly: post-movie premiere parties, wrap parties, on-site and off-site business meetings and group dinners (A/V equipment available), commercial and television filmings, wine tasting parties, wedding receptions, bar-mitzvahs, baby showers, bridal showers, reunions, etc. (310) 824-2255, westwoodevents@napavalleygrille.com
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Lindbrook Dr.
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Parking details
Valet at front door, $6 up to 2 hrs with validation. $7.50 per car 2+ hours. Metered street parking & onsite parking garage(no garage validation)also available.Going to a show at the Geffen? We're located within walking distance of the Geffen, so pair dinner with a Napa Valley wine before the show, keep your car with our valet and return later for happy hour and dessert.

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Public transit
One block from the restaurant at the corner of Wilshire and Glendon.
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Napa Valley Grille is the ideal setting for intimate private parties of 16 to business meetings and lively gatherings of 1,000 guests, complete with customizable menus to suit your meeting or celebration. Rent our entire space or make use of one of our private or semi-private rooms.

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What 2284 People Are Saying
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2.0Dined 20 hours ago

Overall the food and ambience were great but our service was really bad. Waiter was pretty non existent, took forever to order drinks and then forgot to bring them to our table. No apologies either

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

I like to sit on their outside patio during lunch and dinner. Service is very good and food is very fresh.

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1.0Dined 6 days ago

I am not a recommendat to above all list. I was going for this Napa valley Restaurant countless times, every time I felt this restaurant is getting worse. Food quality are getting bad. Always, I like to recommend to the my guests an Ordered most expenses a meal. However, I am so embarrassed with my clients. It is not worth for last meals for 3 people's a sum of over $300.00. I am so regret that have dinner at Napa valley Restaurant. They came from the oversea a client's. I was so embarrassed.

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4.0Dined on July 8, 2018

Four of us had lunch at the Napa Valley Grille and all the food, from the French toast to the quinoa bowl was fantastic. We weren’t hurried, the staff were attentive, and overall, it was a great experience. Not a hip environment, somewhat like a good hotel bar and restaurant in ambiance with booths and tables, but don’t let that put you off. Varied menu for all tastes and diets. Highly recommend.

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5.0Dined on July 8, 2018

Great food, service & atmosphere. Laid back, jazzy muzak, food made with care. Appreciated by my inner oldster.

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3.0Dined on July 8, 2018

Very nice atmosphere and very friendly and helpful staff

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4.0Dined on July 8, 2018

good brunch menu, though limited. service attentive frittata tasty

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5.0Dined on July 7, 2018

Exceptional service!!! I think that our waitress has to be the best on the planet. Great attitude making us feel welcome and at home. Food was wonderful with plenty of vegetarian options:)

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5.0Dined on July 1, 2018

Another wonderful meal at Napa Valley Grill. Double cut Pork Chops were great, salmon was cooked perfectly, and the ahi steak was delicious. Travis was our waiter and was very attentive and personable. He made the evening extra special. Thanks for a lovely evening.

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4.0Dined on June 30, 2018

We went for a birthday lunch with family. Nice spacious table for 5. It was Saturday brunch and the menu had some interesting and diverse choices. Make sure you get their coffee cake if they offer it - it’s amazing!

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4.0Dined on June 27, 2018

It took about 10 minutes to get acknowledged by our waiter, but after that everything went smoothly. Good iced tea, excellent curry chicken wrap, and fantastic little salad that came with it. Waiter did stop by to ask how everything was, and the iced tea was refilled timely. No loud music, which was great - nothing more annoying than loud music when conducting a business meeting. Nice and quite for lunch - will definitely go back for lunch or dinner.

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4.0Dined on June 25, 2018

We were seated upon arrival with impeccable service. Varied selection and everything well-prepared. We will return,

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5.0Dined on June 25, 2018

Friends visiting from out of town

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3.0Dined on June 24, 2018

Poor server and didn’t seat us in a booth as requested when it was a half empty restaurant. Food was not that great for $200 check.

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3.0Dined on June 24, 2018

The quality of food has greatly declined since I last ate here. Portions are very small for the price. My branzino was drowning in butter. The charcuterie board was sad: 2 tiny pieces of cheese and slice of prosciutto, but, plenty of bread. I definitely will not return.

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5.0Dined on June 23, 2018

The food at Napa Grille was tasty and varied. It had a good selection. But the best was the service. We were there quite a while at dinner time, and the server was very patient and helpful. He made us feel unrushed, which is rare these days. Great job, Napa Grille!

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4.0Dined on June 22, 2018

Since its remodel a few years ago, the food and service (particularly the service) has been excellent..And on salads, for example, they have half-size servings. (This is my stop before a performance at the Geffen Playhouse so I don't want or need a ton of food.) And they're not completely hung up on Napa Valley wines (not a fan) - for my taste , they offer a good Italian red.

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5.0Dined on June 21, 2018

Interns welcoming lunch

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5.0Dined on June 21, 2018

Excellent food with an outstanding waitress (Kat). First visit for the three of us, and we each ordered different entres so that we could sample. The food was quite good, with a better than average wine list. Although we got lucky and found street parking, I would recommend using the valet vs trying to fight the crowded street parking in Westwood.

We will definitely be back!


Brian B.

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5.0Dined on June 20, 2018

I hadn't been here in a couple of years and suggested it as a place to meet a business associate for lunch. It was as good as I remember. My friend is vegan and the waiter made some great suggestions for her. I had the pesto chicken salad which was delicious and generous. Service was great and the restaurant has a nice, professional business vibe.

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5.0Dined on June 18, 2018

We usually dine At Napa Valley Grille when we go to The Geffen Theater. I don't think we have be disappointed in the food. I had the Branzino and it was delicious

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4.0Dined on June 18, 2018

The foods excellent! And, while the service was good, the ambiance was very nice.

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5.0Dined on June 17, 2018

Food was great. Our waitress was excellent, energetic and engaging. Had a great time during a very busy day for them.

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4.0Dined on June 17, 2018

This restaurant has great atmosphere and coolness to it as it swanky and modern in today's trendy standards. The food was Delicious...highlighting the appetizers as the best with the cold fresh oysters, the slow roasted tomato & basil flatbread and Charcuterie & Cheese board. Yummy! It was a busy night with many large Graduation parties going on however it was unnoticed by us as service was prompt and acceptable. Not exactly flawless but all of our guests loved everything and that is what matters. Thank you for making our evening a great success!

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3.0Dined on June 17, 2018

Have eaten here often when visiting our daughter @UCLA. Saturday’s experience was well below par. The host was not at all welcoming ( we had a reservation) and appeared to be a little overwhelmed. Our appetizers arrived promptly and were great - meatballs, cheese and vegetable flatbread. Our entrees arrived just as we finished our appetizers but the table had not been cleared. We felt really rushed. We ordered wine to accompany the entrees but it wasn’t brought to the table until after we had finished eating. Apparently the bar was “slammed”. No excuse for a restaurant of this caliber and no apology. From this moment on we were invisible to our server. Our daughter had expressed an interest in the dessert menu but it never appeared. Our server briefly reappeared to give us our check - we were still waiting for the dessert menu!
He perked up somewhat when he saw our credit card. Will not be back.

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5.0Dined on June 17, 2018

Continue to enjoy Napa Valley Grille's environment, food and service ahead of going to the theater. Service was a little slower because of UCLA graduations, but we appreciated not being hurried out either as they worked to accommodate large volumes of patrons.

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5.0Dined on June 16, 2018

Napa Valley Grille - Westwood is a must for ambience, excellent food, eclectic menu, perfect location near the UCLA campus, surpassed by outstanding hospitality and service. A great place for getting together with friends and family.

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4.0Dined on June 14, 2018

Napa Valley Grille - Westwood is a cute place with great service and a pleasant ambiance. The food is very good. We were there for lunch, and all meals were "just fine." For the area, the pricing is appropriate, but my sense was that the pricing was slightly higher than it might have been (nothing significant; just a bit). Everyone was friendly and most professional. I recommend it!

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5.0Dined on June 14, 2018

Great food, ambiance and service. Nice menu choices. Great jalapeño margarita!!!

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4.0Dined on June 14, 2018

Out of town guests

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4.0Dined on June 14, 2018

The general atmosphere was excellent. In addition, the food, and variety was reasonably appealing. The seating as well as the seating arrangements were comfortable.

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5.0Dined on June 13, 2018

Our server was fantastic; very knowledgable and engaging

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5.0Dined on June 13, 2018

Great ambiance and quick service if you are in a hurry. We stayed and chat and had a wonderful time. I had chicken curry wrap with sweet potato fries which was delicious. Crab cakes and olives were great too!

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4.0Dined on June 13, 2018

As always, service was friendly, efficient,thoughtful. We often go to Napa for dinner before the Geffen performance. Our waiter stayed very much aware of our time restrictions and we appreciate that.

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5.0Dined on June 10, 2018

Consistently good food and service over the years!

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5.0Dined on June 9, 2018

We love it--great for pre-theatre, do it once a month!

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4.0Dined on June 8, 2018

Our server Tara was great. She made sure our birthday guest received a complimentary piece of flourless chocolate cake. She even led us in singing Happy Birthday. The dessert was delicious and the extra effort was much appreciated. Thanks Tara!

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5.0Dined on June 8, 2018

Very friendly and attentive staff. Food outstanding as well.
Extensive wine list and our party had a great time.

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5.0Dined on June 6, 2018

The John Dory, with its accompaniments, was complex and delicious. Our waiter, Alex, was excellent

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1.0Dined on June 3, 2018

The staff was so rude, that we walked out.

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