Steak & Whisky

4.4
650 Reviews
$50 and over
Steakhouse
Steak & Whisky is a decidedly Californian take on the American Tavern featuring classic American dishes with a modern twist.
Join us for nightly dinner or weekend happy hour, a cozy night out with friends or simply a weeknight meal, Steak & Whisky brings exceptional ingredients and attention to detail to every dining experience.

Each cut of meat has been hand-selected from a single-source herd of cattle to give you the highest quality meat available. Smoked Pork Meatballs, S&W Dry Aged Burger, as well as a selection of quality steaks.

Enjoy a hand-crafted cocktail, 100 plus curated whiskey list, or one of our many by-the-glass wines, a selection from our chef-driven menu, and the cozy ambiance of our intimate dining room. Signature dishes include our Seared Scallops, Butter-Poached Whole Lobster, and our hand-selected steaks, including the Tomahawk, Filet Mignon, and Prime Porterhouse.

Support Steak & Whisky during COVID-19

Safety precautions

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
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 650 people are saying
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cherylrachel
Los Angeles
15 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I don’t even eat meat that often but this was so good. Also the oysters were so good. Service was A++++ too - thank you!

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Tara
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Steak & Whisky is consistently next-level delicious. The onion rings, for instance. My family are onion ring connoisseurs and these are the best we've ever tasted. Salmon and steak are never better than they are here. And, for cocktails, Carrie Bradshaw Died in Mexico is an upgrade on the spicy margarita: refreshing, delicious, original. I've never had anything here that's "just okay." This is a foodie's paradise.

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vipKristaV
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome food and great service !

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OmarU
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always my favorite happy hour spot for scotch.

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JakelinC
Central Coast
2 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is amazing!! Tomahawk steak 🥩 was amazing

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AndrewT
1 review
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience4

Restaurant was out of many items. Salad was just okay. Steak came out over cooked and was sent back. The replacement steak was tough and not worth the price. Sides were not hot or even warm. Martinis were small and expensive. Service was slow despite limited capacity and an early reservation without it being busy.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on March 25, 2021
Overall1food1service5ambience1

I have to say that this was one of the worst meals of my life. We had the prime ribeye (looked like a cut from Denny’s) and the prime NY (fat ribbon laden cut that I ultimately brought home for the dogs) with the lobster mac & cheese. Only redeeming part of the meal was the truffle butter on the ribeye. Service was good and waiter made good recommendations on wine. Overall, due to the very poor quality of food, this was a horrible dining experience that I will never repeat.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and drinks with a great patio out front. We enjoyed our cocktails which watching the sun go down, then dug into an incredible steak with a few great sides. Highly recommended

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AmyS
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We dined in restaurant last Saturday evening. Service was a bit slow but that's to be expected.

The food was amazing. We each had a different steak and both were cooked to perfection.

All the waitstaff were friendly. I had never had a Manhattan or Old Fashioned before and when I asked our server (who was also a bartender) which was best, he created a special cocktail encompassing both - it was delicious! If Clark is ever working when you are there, ask for his special Manhattan. Gorgeous and delicious drink.

An excellent fine dining from all perspectives.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall1food1service5ambience1

Was cold and windy outside with limited number of heaters.

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vipDinni
London
25 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Order Everything!!! Oysters, Lobster, Creamed spinach and cocktails. One of my favorite spots in the South Bay. Thank you Nina!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Portland
3 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience4

Asked for extra dressing, never got it. Steak cooked almost MW when supposed to be MR. Wife finished her whole meal before getting another when told it would be 4 min. Worst was manager never came to table and actually avoided us the rest of the night!

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vipMsagman
Los Angeles
13 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Food was amazing. We had the Ribeye, Burrata, wedge, and Bread Pudding. The flavors rock! Already made a res for this Friday.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall1food4service1ambience1

It took over 1 hour from ordering the main event until we actually received it. It was very cold and heating lamps looked good but did not give our any heat. Me and My wife ate here many times and were very disappointed in our experience this time.

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QuentinB
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great product quality and savory options. Very attentive service provided.

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Rdoroshuk
Las Vegas
8 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service, the food is amazing, highly recommend the bread pudding and any of the steaks! Delicious! The view around sunset is wonderful- especially with the heaters to keep you warm!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall2food5service1ambience5

Had a reservation for 2 at noon on Saturday. The restaurant was not full outside. They sat two of us in a small corner table on the patio facing east away from the beach. We asked to have an empty table that was larger for an ocean view and more space and they told us we had to leave in an hour. Continues to rush us and remind us for the full time period. If they had a seating window they should’ve told us at booking and the constant reminders were totally unnecessary and disruptive. Very disappointing.

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vipUSCIceHockey
Los Angeles
17 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

We got up and left! The hosts were obnoxious. Only 3 heaters positioned in a worthless way to provide heat, then got yelled at for repositioning table 6 inches! Yes 6 inches so that my wife could be closer to the heater. I feel bad for anyone having to suffer a meal at this place. Go to Zane’s across the street- 1000% better food and service!

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lindsayd
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience5

First time there. Outdoor area due to Covid was actually quite nice. Had a lovely view of the pier and ocean. Ordered from their Happy Hour menu. 4-6 is $1 oysters. Minuet sauce was heavenly but oysters were on the small side. Order 10 and shared them with my friend. I would say the 5 i had all had broken shell pieces in them that I had to spit out each time I ate an oyster. That wasn't appetizing or enjoyable. Their drinks though were spot on. Had 2 old fashions. Def will come back and try other menu items

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vipLAnative
Los Angeles
12 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a fabulous meal! I've been wanting to try this place for awhile since I moved to town but it had been closed because of the Rona. What a lovely dining deck they built, don't forget your sweater though because even with the heaters it can be a bit chilly but that's not their fault. My friend and I ordered quite a bit of items to share but the pear salad and the short ribs were the standouts. We brought a bottle of wine with us without issue, they opened for a reasonable $25 corkage. Thanks for the fun night out, I'll be back soon.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience2

No shade so a very sunny brunch... Bring sunscreen. The UV definitely affected the dining experience and the food. Would've been acceptable were the price not so high.

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vipKaitlinM
Los Angeles
16 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

We showed up and were denied our reservation. I showed her the open table confirmation. I showed the phone call that day confirming the reservation. But they still said they they had no record and would not seat us.

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vipDinni
London
25 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic brunch menu. Steak and eggs. Croque Madame. Lots to choose from. Overall great food.

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svillarreal
Los Angeles
17 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great meal and a terrific time. The outside dining was a bit chilly but the food and drinks were lovely. I cannot wait to go back and try them again.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent food, service and amazing choice of spirits

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vipRobinD
Hawaii
9 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always good food and great service at Steak & Whiskey!

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KarleeR
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The staff was great. It was a cold outside and the heaters were pretty far from our table but we still had a pleasant covid dinning experience. The oysters and burrata were amazing! However, the lobster Mac was not, which was disappointing because I feel like that should have been a standout dish.

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vipBeach
Los Angeles
11 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food! Nice outdoor atmosphere

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MichaelD
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

The only criticism I have is that it was cold. Being only outside dining and the fact that it's February now, kind of stands to reason, right? They could use a few more heaters out on their deck though. Other than that, the food was great, the service was great and my Manhattans were exceptional. I will definitely go again when the weather warms up.

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vipKaraB
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waitress was fantastic. Kept the night fun, even with us all dining outside on the streets... she was quick to tell us what they were out of so we didn’t get attached to any items unavailable. She made great suggestions for drinks and dishes and we just had a great dinner. The bill was pricey, but with such great service, food, drinks, and energy, we were happy to pay and had a great Valentine’s dinner. The one thing ol’ rona brought was just the energy of the Hermosa pier and that busy intersection. So keep that in mind with what time you’re dining since you’ll be sat on their beautiful patio that used to be parking spaces... you know the drill. But the new “ambiance” made for great entertainment for us. Ha! Highly recommend!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience5

Staff was friendly and accommodating. Food was average. The fried chicken was delicious (the best thing of the whole dinner) but the sides that came with it were really bad (a large portion of pickles and pickeled veggies... including huge pickeled garlic cloves- was not appetizing at all). The gnocchi was mush and flavorless. The ribeye and the lobster Mac were ok. Was disappointed a handful of their menu items online were not being served but I get things are not perfect right now due to COVID.

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ShaneR
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was amazing! I do not recall her name but she was from Germany! Excellent service and very fun person!!

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vip90277er
Los Angeles
46 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Fab location that allows a view to the sea as well as the pier on a sturdy wooden patio. The wait staff are attentive and helpful. Food was served quickly. I had the “ Not Carrie Bradshaw” drink and it was seriously yum. A bit of a kick to it and easy to drink.

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OpenTable Diner
Louisville
4 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and Clark was the PERFECT server! Knowledgeable, friendly, and professional! Will be back and request him!

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MettaS
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter (Clark) was exceptional! He was attentive, friendly and provided a great experience for our first time eating at the restaurant

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sylvars
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Birthday dinner, food was amazing
Waiter was very knowledgeable about bourbons

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

One of the best steaks I’ve had. Great cocktails too!

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KittyL
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our meal at Steak and Whiskey was DELICIOUS!! From the house bread to the crispy duck, not to mention the fantastic cocktails. And dessert- to die for! Our server, Clark, was a rock star and really added to a fabulous overall experience. S&W has a lovely outside seating area all set and ready to go.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service was amazing. Spirits and house cocktails were superb. Our server Grant was attentive and provided us with excellent service.

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vipAnnetteA
Chicago
36 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We like S&W - and were there for a birthday celebration which was noted on the reservation. Unfortunately that wasn't acknowledged during the dinner by the server which was a little disappointing as I always think a little candle and treat on a birthday is fun. Also, was surprised by the charge of $7 for water which wasn't mentioned when they asked what type of water we wanted (still) - must be they are only offering bottled water these days. The night we were there was a weekend and you are advised that there is a table time limit so you need to be efficient with ordering and dining pace.

We will go back - as the food is good, drinks are creative and the server was very friendly and knowledgeable about the menu.

FAQs

Steak & Whisky does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates.

Steak & Whisky is rated 4.4 stars by 650 OpenTable diners.

Steak & Whisky does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://swipeit.com/product/1611/steak--whiskey/in/virtual-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.

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