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Sonny's Hideaway - Permanently Closed

4.6
4.6
58 Reviews
$30 and under
American

Our Five Year Anniversary approaches.  We would like to thank each and every one of you that has come through our doors; once, twice, or 100 times. It is because of you that we continue to be able to do what we love, serve the neighborhood fine food and drinks in a comfortable atmosphere with great service. isit our website for celebration details.

Permanently Closed

This restaurant is permanently closed.

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Menu

Small Plates

  • House-Pickled Vegetables$3.00

    cauliflower, carrot, peppers, onion

    • Cauliflower Fritters$9.00

      cashew, currants, mint, honey, lebne

      • Duck Liver Pate$12.00

        rhubarb black pepper compote, crostini

        • Octopus Confit$18.00

          chickpea, pickled red onion, preserved lemon, parsley, sumac, aleppo pepper

          Seasonal Plates

          • Market Greens$11.00

            strawberry, watermelon radish, pink peppercorn, shallot, hibiscus vinaigrette

            • Soup of the Day$9.00

              please inquire

              • Shaved Asparagus$14.00

                quinoa, currants, radicchio, breakfast radish, pomegranate molasses, bacon, herbs

                • Sugar Snap Peas$18.00

                  lime, butter, mint

                  • Braised Pork Belly$18.00

                    coconut cauliflower "grits", sweet soy, chili

                    Mains

                    • Market Fish

                      please inquire

                      • Braised Short Rib$28.00

                        sunchoke, peas, carrots, harissa jus

                        • "Dry Fry" Chicken$22.00

                          brined rocky free-range chicken, green papaya napa cabbage slaw

                          • Spicy Chard & Black Eyed Pea Stew$18.00

                            spring onion, garlic confit

                            • Sonny's Burger$15.00

                              bacon, cheddar, butter lettuce, tomato, red onion, aioli, fries

                              Sweet

                              • Coconut Tres Leches$8.00

                                pineapple coulis

                                • Yogurt Panna Cotta$8.00

                                  apricot, taragon, orange flower water

                                  • Salted Dark Chocolate Mousse$6.00

                                    seasonal preserves

                                    For menu edits, please contact SinglePlatform at (866) 237-4564.

                                    What 58 people are saying

                                    Overall ratings and reviews

                                    4.6
                                    4.6 based on all time ratings
                                    • 4.4Food
                                    • 4.6Service
                                    • 4.6Ambience
                                    • 4.3Value

                                    NoiseModerate

                                    94% of people would recommend it to a friend

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                                    1. f

                                      fbhdines

                                      Los Angeles

                                      13 reviews

                                      vip
                                      4.0

                                      13 reviews

                                      Dined on September 10, 2018

                                      overall4food4service5ambience4

                                      Rick, the manager, was great! We had a really nice evening, from delicious cocktails to good food. We will come back to try out the back patio when it cools off, and can see this becoming a regular in our rotation!

                                    2. KB

                                      KayB

                                      Los Angeles

                                      8 reviews

                                      5.0

                                      8 reviews

                                      Dined on September 2, 2018

                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                      Great time at Sonny's Hideaway. My second time here did not disappoint. Fantastic martini and tasty food, and we were lucky enough to hit happy hour. Recommend.

                                    3. OT

                                      OpenTable Diner

                                      Los Angeles

                                      1 review

                                      vip
                                      2.0

                                      1 review

                                      Dined on August 25, 2018

                                      overall2food3service2ambience2

                                      The stray cat jumping on the table every 2 minutes was not cute. That needs to stop.

                                    4. HK

                                      HughK

                                      Los Angeles

                                      2 reviews

                                      5.0

                                      2 reviews

                                      Dined on August 11, 2018

                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                      Always enjoy Sonny's cocktails and little plates. And Sabrina our hostess had thoughtfully saved a both for us. Hugh

                                    5. SY

                                      StevenY

                                      Los Angeles

                                      4 reviews

                                      vip
                                      5.0

                                      4 reviews

                                      Dined on August 10, 2018

                                      overall5food4service5ambience5

                                      Great cocktails, scrumptious food and a nice atmosphere. Although the food was very good, the menu needs to be expanded a bit - not enough dining options to choose from. I would definitely come again!

                                    6. KP

                                      KarenP

                                      Los Angeles

                                      7 reviews

                                      5.0

                                      7 reviews

                                      Dined on July 13, 2018

                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                      We love Sonny’s for its local neighborhood vibe and excellent cocktails.

                                    7. OT

                                      OpenTable Diner

                                      1 review

                                      3.0

                                      1 review

                                      Dined on July 9, 2018

                                      overall3food3service4ambience4

                                      They were out of two main dinner items on the menu, so the only choices were beef or chicken. Plating was very underwhelming. It felt like cocktails and bar service is their specialty. Probably a nice place to meet friends for drinks and apps only.

                                    8. AP

                                      AllisonP

                                      Palm Springs

                                      2 reviews

                                      3.0

                                      2 reviews

                                      Dined on May 25, 2018

                                      overall3food2service2ambience3

                                      This place is very hit or miss. The bartenders are great so sitting at the bar is enjoyable, but I don't recommend going just for the food.

                                    9. OT

                                      OpenTable Diner

                                      Los Angeles

                                      2 reviews

                                      5.0

                                      2 reviews

                                      Dined on May 25, 2018

                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                      We have visited twice and will be returning. Waitstaff is very courteous and attentive. Dishes were flawlessly prepared and promptly served. Cozy ambiance. Relatively short but successfully creative menu. Cocktail list has depth. We learned that some items on the menu rotate seasonally. Vegetarian choices were outstanding, even to this non-vegetarian. Just two deserts offered. Their take on Tres Leche was exquisitely off the hook.

                                    10. AA

                                      AlisaA

                                      Chicago

                                      12 reviews

                                      vip
                                      5.0

                                      12 reviews

                                      Dined on May 19, 2018

                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                      This was a hidden gem. Four of us had dinner/drinks for my birthday. Reservations were made via Open Table and honored. We were seated in a booth in back, but it's a small place so great view of the bar and place. We opted for sharing ALL of the smaller plates. Each was fantastic, creative and by the end filled us up. For dessert we tried a creme brulee, but the sour cream/tart cream on top wasn't great. Parking: There was plenty of free parking off York Blvd in the neighborhood. Plenty to walk around and see.

                                    11. F

                                      Food4me

                                      Los Angeles

                                      4 reviews

                                      vip
                                      4.0

                                      4 reviews

                                      Dined on May 9, 2018

                                      overall4food5service5ambience4

                                      Restaurant was a bit rustic

                                    12. N

                                      Notquitegourmand

                                      Los Angeles

                                      49 reviews

                                      vip
                                      5.0

                                      49 reviews

                                      Dined on May 6, 2018

                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                      We had a terrific meal at Sonny's Hideaway last Saturday. We sat on the lovely patio. The drinks were great and each dish was delicious. The food is fresh and the preparations and combinations are excellent. It is not fancy food, but it is a great version of classic dishes. I highly recommend this place.

                                    13. TO

                                      TimO

                                      Los Angeles

                                      2 reviews

                                      3.0

                                      2 reviews

                                      Dined on May 5, 2018

                                      overall3food2service3ambience4

                                      Appetizers and drinks were great. Then came dinner, not so great. 2 out of 4 us us dining got the steak for dinner. The steak was tough, not the quality of meat I would expect for that price or restaurant. Was very disappointed, mentioned it to the server who shrugged it off. I can't recommend this place and I don't think I will return.

                                    14. M

                                      Metrocologist

                                      Los Angeles

                                      4 reviews

                                      5.0

                                      4 reviews

                                      Dined on April 28, 2018

                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                      We were seating when we arrived. The waiter immediately supplied us with water, took our cocktail orders, and we back in minutes helping us figure out which dishes to order. All of his recommendations were excellent! An engaged waiter, good food, exciting atmosphere. Who would want more?

                                    15. OT

                                      OpenTable Diner

                                      Los Angeles

                                      2 reviews

                                      vip
                                      5.0

                                      2 reviews

                                      Dined on April 15, 2018

                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                      Brunch was very relaxed and lovely. Wonderful service and good food.

                                    16. OR

                                      OrlandoR

                                      Los Angeles

                                      1 review

                                      5.0

                                      1 review

                                      Dined on April 11, 2018

                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                      Food was Great. They were super sweet to my kids home loved their burger. Will def. be back. Sit outside with Simon the cat. ;)

                                    17. MM

                                      MandM

                                      Miami

                                      7 reviews

                                      5.0

                                      7 reviews

                                      Dined on April 7, 2018

                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                      Went for a Friday night dinner and were not disappointed. Food was very good and so were the cocktails. The server was friendly and helpful. We dined indoors, but outdoor seating looked like fun. Do not be deterred by edgy look of the neighborhood businesses. It looks to be an upcoming area.

                                    18. AR

                                      AmandaReckonwhich

                                      Los Angeles

                                      48 reviews

                                      vip
                                      5.0

                                      48 reviews

                                      Dined on April 6, 2018

                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                      A great find on York Blvd. Low key appearance, wondeful service, vibe and food.

                                    19. L

                                      Love2eat

                                      Los Angeles

                                      18 reviews

                                      5.0

                                      18 reviews

                                      Dined on March 11, 2018

                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                      The hosts and bartender gave us a warm greeting. The hosts was also our waiter. He was very friendly and took our orders without having to write it down. Drinks were fantastic as well as the dinner!

                                    20. JW

                                      JWJW

                                      1 review

                                      4.0

                                      1 review

                                      Dined on February 22, 2018

                                      overall4food5service4ambience5

                                      Don't sleep on the Octopus Confit - it was delicious!

                                    21. OT

                                      OpenTable Diner

                                      London

                                      4 reviews

                                      5.0

                                      4 reviews

                                      Dined on February 13, 2018

                                      overall5food4service5ambience3

                                      We had a wonderful time. The hostess was great, and our server was fantastic! It was a busy night. A lot of people don’t know how to roll with the punches, but he did. We also need to talk about those shrimp and grits. My goodness. Delicious!!!

                                    22. B

                                      Birthdaydinner

                                      Los Angeles

                                      25 reviews

                                      3.0

                                      25 reviews

                                      Dined on January 28, 2018

                                      overall3food2service3ambience3

                                      Went for brunch and sat outside in the rear patio. Ordered the seasonal hash, coconut ricotta pancake, and home fries. The seasonal hash was by far the best thing. It was really tasty and well-cooked. The eggs on top had the perfect run to them. The home fries were tasty but could have been crispier, but not docking them there. The pancake was left on the griddle a little too long and the bottom was blackened. It's too bad because the rest of it was tasty and light. The scrambled eggs that came with the pancake were bland and had a hair inside. Aside from the food, there was a pesky stray cat that continued to want to climb on the tables. It was all over the bench seats and empty tables too. I like cats, but not where the food is served. Otherwise, there's potential here.

                                    23. S

                                      Stylishone

                                      Los Angeles

                                      24 reviews

                                      vip
                                      4.0

                                      24 reviews

                                      Dined on January 27, 2018

                                      overall4food4service5ambience5

                                      Sonny’s is a cozy, friendly spot for dinner and drinks. The food is good and the menu is interesting if not expansive. Great neighborhood spot with cool friendly service.

                                    24. AG

                                      AbrahamG

                                      Los Angeles

                                      7 reviews

                                      vip
                                      5.0

                                      7 reviews

                                      Dined on January 24, 2018

                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                      Hands down, the best food and cocktails

                                    25. WS

                                      WhiteSand

                                      Los Angeles

                                      19 reviews

                                      4.0

                                      19 reviews

                                      Dined on January 21, 2018

                                      overall4food5service4ambience3

                                      Great food and drinks!

                                    26. B

                                      Bryan

                                      New Orleans

                                      4 reviews

                                      vip
                                      5.0

                                      4 reviews

                                      Dined on January 12, 2018

                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                      Wonderful find, definitely a hideaway! The food was great and service was excellent. Will be back!

                                    27. L

                                      Lexovich

                                      Los Angeles

                                      8 reviews

                                      4.0

                                      8 reviews

                                      Dined on January 6, 2018

                                      overall4food4service5ambience5

                                      We arrived early, so the restaurant wasn’t busy and we were seated immediately. The service was friendly and quick. The food was tasty...everyone was satisfied. Although our vegan friend only had one main dish option, which was too spicy for him. The ambiance was pleasant; a clean comfortable classic/traditional decor. Although, the seat of the booth where we were seated was worn out. As the evening went on, the restaurant and bar filled up with neighborhood folks. It was never too loud or raucous. I would definitely return.

                                    28. KS

                                      KellyS

                                      E. Tennessee

                                      1 review

                                      5.0

                                      1 review

                                      Dined on December 31, 2017

                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                      Went for NYE. We had just flown in for the Rose Bowl from the East coast, so our reservation was super early. It was nice to have the wait staff to ourselves. The food was out of this world! Loved watching the bespoke bartenders make fun drinks.

                                    29. OT

                                      OpenTable Diner

                                      Los Angeles

                                      1 review

                                      5.0

                                      1 review

                                      Dined on December 24, 2017

                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                      I love Sonny's and their new menu is extra wonderful. Satisfying the vegetarian and carnivores of our group. And always love the cocktails!

                                    30. MA

                                      MAriecb

                                      New York Area

                                      1 review

                                      5.0

                                      1 review

                                      Dined on December 24, 2017

                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                      We had a great Christmas Eve dinner here. Cosy, great food, and stellar service. Thanks for making the evening so special!

                                    31. OT

                                      OpenTable Diner

                                      Palm Springs

                                      2 reviews

                                      5.0

                                      2 reviews

                                      Dined on December 1, 2017

                                      overall5food5service4ambience5

                                      Amazing food, great cocktails, nice ambiance. Enthusiastically recommend.

                                    32. T

                                      Theboys

                                      Los Angeles

                                      32 reviews

                                      vip
                                      5.0

                                      32 reviews

                                      Dined on November 17, 2017

                                      overall5food4service5ambience5

                                      We always have a great time here, so it was fun to introduce Sonny's Hideaway to friends who didn't live in Highland Park. They loved the fun atmosphere and cocktails.

                                    33. OT

                                      OpenTable Diner

                                      Los Angeles

                                      3 reviews

                                      vip
                                      5.0

                                      3 reviews

                                      Dined on November 10, 2017

                                      overall5food4service5ambience5

                                      Grrrrrrrreat!

                                    34. TG

                                      TropicaleGuest

                                      Los Angeles

                                      2 reviews

                                      3.0

                                      2 reviews

                                      Dined on November 10, 2017

                                      overall3food4service3ambience2

                                      INCREDIBLY LOUD. Folks here seem to shout, which makes trying to have nice conversation at a small table between two people next to impossible. Food was innovative and decent. But there’s just a lot of hipster-adjacent folks here with decent spending ability but no consideration for other guests.

                                    35. PR

                                      PRFerg

                                      Los Angeles

                                      2 reviews

                                      5.0

                                      2 reviews

                                      Dined on November 5, 2017

                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                      Love THIS PLACE!!! Go there all the time, food is great and I always meet amazing folks there

                                    36. n

                                      noodleoo

                                      Los Angeles

                                      3 reviews

                                      5.0

                                      3 reviews

                                      Dined on October 28, 2017

                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                      Sat out back and it was quiet and pleasant. Inside is noisy but not in an unpleasant way, but too much for a table of 6. Service was perfect and food was great—especially the octopus. And I don’t even like octopus. There was an after dinner drink (don’t remember what it was called) that was amazing.

                                    37. JA

                                      JamesA

                                      Los Angeles

                                      2 reviews

                                      5.0

                                      2 reviews

                                      Dined on October 6, 2017

                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                      Love this place so much! The waiter was so awesome. Brilliant food. Good vibes

                                    38. MC

                                      MichelleC

                                      Los Angeles

                                      6 reviews

                                      5.0

                                      6 reviews

                                      Dined on October 6, 2017

                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                      This was my fourth visit to Sonny's and they have never disappointed on any front.

                                    39. OT

                                      OpenTable Diner

                                      Los Angeles

                                      2 reviews

                                      5.0

                                      2 reviews

                                      Dined on September 27, 2017

                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                      We sat outside on the lovely porch. Our serving team saw to us immediately. We had a delicious meal that was picked with the assistance of our server. Everything was perfect--great cocktails, inventive cusine and good timing for each course even though it was busy inside.

                                    40. M

                                      Mark

                                      Los Angeles

                                      13 reviews

                                      5.0

                                      13 reviews

                                      Dined on September 27, 2017

                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                      I love windowless vibe of it. A bit old school steak house. Simple and sharp decor and comfy booths. All food was great. We had dry fry chicken, octopus, and the burger. The fries are super delicious. Never take for granted a delicious fry. Finally, the service was friendly and fun and patient.

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                                    Sonny's Hideaway - Permanently Closed is rated 4.6 stars by 58 OpenTable diners

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