Tartine Bianco - Los Angeles

4.5
258 reviews
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The name Tartine Bianco stems from the collaboration between Chad Robertson, Liz Prueitt of Tartine, and Chris Bianco of Pizzeria Bianco. This relationship and the ideals it carries are vital in the philosophy behind the menu. The menu takes into consideration the many cultures that represent Los Angeles. With a large emphasis on locality and seasonality, Tartine Bianco will provide its guests the highest quality ingredients, prepared with the best intentions and respect for those ingredients. They’ve carefully cultivated relationships with purveyors and farmers like Cairnspring Mills, which sources from local grain farmers, Cream Co. Meats which provides meat grown sustainably and with superior flavor in mind, and Bianco DiNapoli’s California vine ripened and organically grown, canned tomatoes. The menu is designed to be shared and should begin with what Tartine is best known for… bread. The wine list will change regularly and, like the food, will reflect the mood of the season.
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Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great! Excellent food and excellent service!

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LZ
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great atmosphere and amazing staff. We ordered a bit of everything and shared. It was all amazing. Cocktails are so yummy and refreshing.

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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 2

Wouldn’t go back

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OT
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

My husband and I went on a date for dineLA. As soon as we sat down we decided we were going to not do the prefix menu. Ben was an amazing server. He was not only knowledgeable about the menu but also helped us narrow down dishes we would enjoy without over doing it. The food was beyond tasty. I’m so in love with this restaurant.

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KS
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We enjoyed the DineLA lunch menu! Nicole was an awesome server. I especially appreciated that someone took notice of our empty water bottle and replaced in time for us to refill our glasses!

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j
Los Angeles
18 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

There is a small indoor bar area, but the dining is outside on a cozy patio. The food was tasty and nicely presented. We all had something different, 3 main salads, fish and chips and hamburger. Everyone was pleased with their selection. The patio is also dog friendly. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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TK
Los Angeles
12 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great ambiance food and service

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OT
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A phenomenal culinary experience with amazing service, incredible cocktails, and the most amazing menu and food! Every bite made everyone at the table go “wow”.

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L
Los Angeles
17 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We were there for dinner. Highly recommend the spring onion flatbread which had a nice hit of spice to it and the heirloom tomato ricotta tartine. The wines by the glass were good and love that you can get half pours so I could try a couple without getting toasted before the theater performance. My husband liked the craft beer available.

If nothing on the dessert menu grabs you, you can order from the pastry shop. We had the coconut cream pie. It was good and ample to share. Banana cream pie next time!

We also liked the prawns and something else but can’t remember what anymore. We didn’t love the eggplant dip with the bread. The breads were delicious of course but also different (you get 3 types). Will definitely be coming back!

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P
Los Angeles
18 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

The food was very good, especially the country bread and kefir butter. I recommend the fried chicken sandwich- it’s lighter than you would think and the elements combined well. The service is slow and not attentive but we were not in a hurry so I didn’t really care. Try the morning bun from the bakery it’s very good.

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 5

Service wasn’t great. Food was good but not outstanding.

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JH
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Took kids on a DTLA. Experience.

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S
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It's a great place and a wonderful, fun adventure with good food, ambience (if you sit inside) and excellent service.

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DF
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

A beautiful space, excellent wine and food. The service was sloppy with our busgirl throwing water on my plate, utensils, and even on the food which had to be sent back and remade. Even after we can commented on this to our waitress this person kept splashing water all over the place. Cannot understand how someone so incompetent can be tolerated. Really detracted from the overall experience.

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EE
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 3

Service wasn’t friendly but efficient. Food and cocktails were all delicious.

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BM
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

The food was subpar and service was ok. The only plus was that they validate parking.

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SH
San Francisco
9 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

The restaurant was beautiful and the service was very good. We sat on the patio which was great for people watching and was quiet.
I had the salmon tartine which was simple and delicious.
But the French toast was unacceptable. It came out burnt but mushy and tasteless.
After one bite, I returned it and the waiter took it off the bill. Which was the appropriate thing to do.
I’m a big fan of the San Francisco locations so I will give the L.A. location another chance

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l
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service. Outstanding food. Lovely ambiance. We ate early, which I recommend - much less noisy. Unfortunately we were too late to get something at the bakery afterward (closed at 7 pm). Be sure to get your goodies before sitting down to eat!

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s
Los Angeles
28 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Delicious brunch items but tiny portions and very high prices. Most of my friends can’t afford $50/person brunch w 1 mimosa. And to be careful, once you go over the two hour validated parking limit, it’s $10/hour.

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AM
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 4

We arrived at 10am, we were 1 of the 4 tables seated inside, so there were several empty tables. Our waiter was not attentive at all, I had to hunt him down for a refill on coffee. From the beginning, he forgot to bring out our orange juice, then he brought us a chocolate croissant instead of butter, he then didn’t explain that the restaurant doesn’t make decaf drip coffee and assumed we wanted an Americano, which is fine but servers need to explain and talk to their guests. The lady serving us water was extremely attentive, that’s why my review was not as low.

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MN
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 2

Food was good. Atmosphere is better for lunch than dinner. Waiter was knowledgeable and made good recommendations.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It’s always a perfect experience

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MI
Los Angeles
14 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

Beautiful restaurant with a great menu. We enjoyed the bread (extraordinary!!!) and butter bean hummus (delicious), the corn special (okay, not exceptional), rotisserie chicken (juicy and flavorful with wonderful smoky flavors), and gem salad (fresh ingredients and fantastic dressing). Service was friendly and warm, if a tad uninformed at times. We went on a slow weekday and the pace of the courses was off. We had a long wait for the chicken - but it was worth it in the end. We shared the brownie sundae -sinful treat. The ice cream was amazing. I like this place and will definitely go back.

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RZ
Detroit
4 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

Food was good; not outstanding.

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OT
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Special call out to the staff - they are always welcoming and make the dining experience pleasant.

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TK
Los Angeles
13 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

excellent menu choices, great ambiance, can't wait to go back

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E
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 4

Menu is kinda confusing and no images to get an idea of what you are ordering. Employees are very helpful though.

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BW
Los Angeles
43 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2019
Overall 1food 4service 1ambience 4

What we got of our order was quite tasty. Our waitress didn't put our order in for 1 hour after we ordered!! We had told her that we had a 6:30 curtain time near by when we ordered @ 5 we started asking about our order @ 5:45 & salad & bread showed up 10min later BUT @ 6:10 still no food. We asked for the check & the server said the food "was being plated". They gave us the bill 5min later (no consideration for our inconvenience-in fact the wine charge was $5 more than the menu price-go know) & we left! (Curtain time was delayed 10min fortunately)

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A
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Tratine Bianco's may just be the finest bread I have ever had the pleasure of tasting!

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K
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went for brunch, we were a party of 5, sat on the patio and had a wonderful meal!! We ordered the hummus, which was delish. The bread was extra, $6 for 3 slices, it was expensive, but worth it! I had the little gem salad, which was excellent. Other dishes ordered were the breakfast sandwich, salmon Tartine and fried chicken sandwich. Everyone was very happy with their meal. Our dishes came out at different times and mine was the last to come out, the waiter gave us a coddled egg and also a chocolate croissant for the delay.

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a
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

The parking is annoying as there is 1 pay station. Otherwise, fabulous.

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n
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 4

Our reservation was at 9:30a yesterday, 6/23. the weather was a bit chili, there were 7 of us. We were seated directly across from the front door which was kept wide open. We had 3 kids (they are 3½, 6 & 7 years + my mother, 95 year old). I asked if they can close the door because we were cold, but the gentleman said "NO". It did not go well with us with his attitude.

natalie

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S
Los Angeles
28 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 3

VERY loud, unfortunately, so difficult to have a flowing conversation. Some of the food is excellent, all of it is quite good.

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k
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

The food here is outstanding! However my only gripe (and it's been my gripe since they opened a few months ago) is that their service is lacking. They seem overstaffed during the day and terribly understaffed in the evening. My poor waiter looked exhausted! I also wasn't happy receiving my appetizer after I received my main - nor having to wait almost 20 minutes for an after-dinner latte. If Tartine Bianco can figure a better service system their Yelp reviews will improve!

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OT
Los Angeles
132 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Had dinner in the cafe. Ordered a variety of dishes to share with a friend. Octopus...great creamy avocado sauce..not much octopus and it was a bit slimy. Asparagus ..cooked perfectly with a delicious egg sauce topped with red caviar. Sweetbreads, what there was of them, were delicious...accompanied with a crunchy rice that was out of this world. Pizza flat bread, wasn't exactly flat as it is served on Tartine's sour dough bread, which is delicious. One piece to share...We were so full after indulging in
such a variety of food, but topped it off with a shared piece of lemon/tangerine cake...light and fluffy and melted in your mouth...lucky for us, the ice cream store was already closed!!! and all the baked goods were gone.

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s
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 1ambience 5

Literally did not get our food for 30 minutes. All tables around us were served and gone. The waitress never checked in on us and was nowhere to be found. Terrible service but great food. Egg/sausage sandwich is fab. Celery/dandelion salad is ridic good. But the smorebreads are tiny af are so not worth the cost.

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JA
1 review
Dined on June 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food! Ricotta tartine was incredible! Though the parking would be expensive but they validate.

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S
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were celebrating our 65th birthdays. Our birthdays are exactly 2 months apart. First time at Tartine Bianco. We love Tartine in SF and Pizzaria Bianco in Phoenix. The bakery and market were nicely stocked at 7pm. Walked right up to the counter and was helped right away. No 1/2-3/4 of an hour wait in line like the original in the city. But the bread pudding was a disappointment. Looked like a small fruit tart with cooed blackberries on top. But dinner was fantastic! Asparagus and bread as a starter, steak and greens for dinner,
Passion fruit lime Bavarian and brownie sundae for dessert! Fantastic, well worth the wait for the restaurant to open and what a great combination of wonderful chefs!

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SW
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the best meals Ive had in LA in a long time.
Loved that we could add a loaf of bread to take home. great touch.

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s
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of my favorite LA restaurants.
I am a returning customer.

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