Orsa & Winston

4.8
671 Reviews
$50 and over
Japanese
Orsa & Winston is the third downtown restaurant from Chef-Owner Josef Centeno, of Bäco Mercat, Bar Amá & Amacita. Featuring nightly-changing tasting menus the restaurant incorporates sensibilities of both Italian and Japanese cuisines.

Support Orsa & Winston during COVID-19

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 671 people are saying
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Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.8based on recent ratings
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4.9
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100% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Lola
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, service and ambiance

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing! Everything was just Amazing!

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branfrash
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Truly an incredible eating experience from the service to the taste, magical.

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vipScott
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The meal was fantastic. Everything I had was well prepared and delicious. The service was top notch and prompt. Can’t wait until I have an opportunity to go back.

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vipColleenS
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

An amazing dinner experience. Everything was delicious!

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the beat meals and overall experiences I’ve ever had!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had a wonderful birthday dinner last night! Every course (including the little bonus courses from the chef) was better than the last, and the wine pairing was impeccable. Great service from the staff as well. Definitely one of the best meals I’ve ever had! Thank you!

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Xtine
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, great service and pleasant atmosphere. Would definitely recommend for any special occasion.

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HortensiaM
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Delicious food. We really enjoyed dining here. It’s 5 courses with bonus courses in between so make sure you take it easy on the bread to enjoy every course.

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Jenny
1 review
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the menu so much!! Food was amazing!!! The complimentary dishes was such a good touch and made the experience so fun and exciting. The waiters paid great attention to details and was so knowledgeable with the wine. Would definitely come back again!

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Foodie
Los Angeles
45 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was an amazing feast with wonderful wine pairing. So glad Josef is back in the kitchen creating a delicious menu that’s a wonderful confluence of Japanese, French, Italian cuisines. The dishes were full of new and interesting flavors, as in the kampachi crudo with charred onions...what a combination! Orsa & Winston has always been our favorite restaurant whose food has no equal in LA. We can’t wait to return! We wholeheartedly recommend to everyone who hasn’t been there...especially those foodies.

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Matty
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Amazing food. Great dining experience. The tasting menu is something very special.

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OpenTable Diner
Louisville
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Truly an experience

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Jyonggy
1 review
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tasting menu was a fantastic experience, every dish was unique but left a feeling of familiarity and very light. The portions for the tasting were really perfect too, with me being very satisfied not only in terms of taste but also fullness.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing! Very original plates and great service. The wine pairing is the way to go.

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SunilS
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Very nice wine. Waiters very nice. Some dishes excellent

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TCFoodie
Detroit
2 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Orsa & Winston is fantastic for a quiet special occasion. The service is impeccable the atmosphere is subdued and relaxed, and the food is wonderful, unique, and filling. Highly recommend.

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PeterY
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Innovative dishes. Beautiful plating. Unique microgreens.

Immaculate service throughout. Not overbearing -- just right.

Our table was very close to the front door, not enough separation from the street. A bit uneasy considering the neighborhood. Not exactly a fault of the restaurant due to COVID restrictions.

Tasting menu is plenty of food.

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OpenTable Diner
Monterrey
2 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome service and food and drinks

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handsome
Portland
3 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2021
Overall2food2service5ambience5

Design of the food was beyond my understanding. Service was nice and staffs are friendly. The overall environment was excellent and health precautions were prepared and committed.

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vipJoelS
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really fantastic experience overall! Top notch food and service. Will definitely go back.

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PrinsB1234
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Restaurant located in not do good area of downtown. It’s of homeless outside and parking an issue. Nevertheless, inside restaurant has great atmosphere and ambiance and culinary creations are amazing.

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vipDeborah
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful evening and Roman, our waiter, is the best!

CG
CryptoGee
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Definitely a top 10 in LA, give it a try and you will not regret. A1

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ItalianChef
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and wines! However, it was a bit expensive..

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vipElvis
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As my wife said, it’s confidence on a plate. Absolutely amazing experience.

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FrankC
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on April 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I'm no fine dining connoisseur, but i have eaten at about 5 fine dining restaurant and this is the best one. It is the best in term of how delicious the food was and presentation. Usually, you get amazing presentation and the food tase is okay.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

For my 30th birthday, I decided to dine at Orsa & Winston. Their special 5 course meal took my dining experience on an amazing adventure. They tailored to my dietary restrictions and thought of creative alternatives for my meals. The service was personalized and kept the experience and atmosphere very intimate. Highly recommend coming here for dates and special occasions.

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Whitney
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Orsa & Winston was recommended to me by a friend for my anniversary. The dining experience was intimate, safe, and our host was extremely attentive. He wished us a happy anniversary as soon as we arrived for our reservation, he quickly changed out dishes and utensils between every dish, my glass of water was never empty, and he was so passionate about explaining each wine that came with our wine pairing. We received three complementary dishes in addition to our six course meal and every dish was beautifully crafted and delicious. It was a true blend of Italian and Japanese cuisine. We have already recommended this restaurant to our friends! Thank you for making our night special!

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vipmoezv
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great understated place with outstanding food!! Loved it!!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience5

The food flavors and combinations were just odd. Nothing was delicious or grubby. It didn’t leave me wanting more. It was all pretty and nice. The staff was great and the interior is lovely. But it’s expensive for what you get and just not that tasty.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved our dinner!!! Orsa & Winston is a special place - very inventive and delicious Italian/Asian flavor combinations. Beautiful plating and very interesting natural wine pairings. The Michelin Star is definitely deserved. Loved that the environment was still relaxed and modern (I .e. not stuffy or overly theatrical like some other tasting menu restaurants can be.)

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vipFunyun
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing. Service was absolutely stellar. Highly recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I’ve been three times now and they never fail to impress. The wine selection is great at a solid price.

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic dining experience

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MarkS
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience. Definitely felt safe with the new pandemic friendly regulations. Service was excellent and the waiter was great. Wine pairing was exceptional!

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Carolish
Los Angeles
12 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Orsa and Winston has exceptional food with beautiful plating. I am so happy they have survived the pandemic. I cannot wait to dine indoors again.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Everything is good except the waiting time between each courses. It took longer than I expected.

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Roar
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was a wonderful meal -and a perfect evening. Each bite was more delicious than the last. Our server, Roman, was attentive and mindful of distance and space.
The food was INCREDIBLE.
Everything was perfection. Did not disappoint! We were 4 people and we were all blown away!
The value for price is the best deal in town!
We will be back.

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LawrenceW
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Well, we did sit in the alley. We wore masks. So did the waitstaff.

In the '80s, the alley was for hard drugs.

Now it's for the best restaurant in Los Angeles. Bit strange, of course, in the covid, to be the only table for the 7.30 seating. But the butter-poached lobster and the scallop porridge and the Santa Barbara spot prawn and the sparkling cab franc cares not. A table that would have been considered Siberia in the old times is now the best table.

All hail Orsa + Winston and thanks for the beautiful evening ...

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Orsa & Winston using the Order Online button. Orsa & Winston also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (213) 687-0300.

Orsa & Winston is rated 4.8 stars by 671 OpenTable diners.

Orsa & Winston does offer gift cards which you can purchase here http://www.orsaandwinston.com/gift-cards.

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.