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About The Bel Air

Where the Valley meets the Westside for power lunches, fine dining + special events. A modern roadhouse with timeless service and inviting ambiance.

There is an emphasis on sustainably sourced products, the building is Gold LEED certified, and the new roadhouse inspired menu is a collaboration of Larry Nicola (formerly of Nic's Beverly Hills) and Gonzalo Morales.

662 N Sepulveda Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90049
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Contemporary American, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Lunch
Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm

Dinner
Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm

Happy Hour
Monday - Friday: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Closed Sunday


Cross Street:
Moraga Drive

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa

Phone Number:
(310) 440-5544 ext. 2

Website:
http://www.thebel-air.com/

Entertainment:
Live Jazz every Wednesday 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Executive Chef:
Larry Nicola

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Please contact Joel Helgesen, our Event Manager
events@thebel-air.com

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Private Dining

Our Sunset Room seats up to 70 people. With flexible space, a fireplace and outside deck with views of the Getty, we can accommodate your event in style.

The Bel Air Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.2

Noise

Quiet

95% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (18)
Quiet Conversation (17)
Great for Lunch (12)
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Business Meals (11)
Casual (11)
Bar Seating (8)
Good for Birthdays (8)
Cozy (8)
Good for a Date (6)
Fit for Foodies (6)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Good for Anniversaries (5)
Comfort Food (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Special Occasion (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Creative Cuisine (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Late-night Find (4)
Seasonal (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Healthy (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Fun (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Good for Groups (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Romantic (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Authentic (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Great Beer (1)
Organic (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined 3 days ago

Another favorite restaurant.....both for the food and the ambiance......plus the staff is also great......

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Bar Seating, Good Vegetarian Options, Disabled Access, Healthy, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem
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food5
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service5
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 6 days ago

Went great

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 6 days ago

A pleasant and unique ‘neighborhood’ restaurant. Always enjoy ourselves at The Bel Air, even for a quick bite. Thanks!

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 (Orange County)·Dined 7 days ago

We were looking for a nice, cozy, delicious restaurant near the Getty Center to have dinner before taking our friends to the airport. The Getty Restaurant was closed on Tuesday and this was the perfect spot and very close to the Getty. After a full day at the museum, this was a great respite.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Bar Seating, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Restaurant has potential but needs work. Had 7:15 reservation on Saturday night and were seated. Ordered at 7:45. Waiter came back to tell us they were "out of seabass" (1 of 2 fish on menu). Bel Air charges a $30 corkage fee even if you order another bottle of wine which we did. VERY FEW restaurants do this. 99% waive corkage if you order another bottle of good wine.
Easier to go to restaurants with enough menu items early on Saturday and that waive corkage if patron buys another bottle of wine.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 6, 2018

Fabulous service, great food - very pricey

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 6, 2018

This is one of my favorite restaurants! The food is always outstanding! Everything I have had here has been really exemplary. The service is very good--everyone is friendly and welcoming. The Bel-Air is particularly great for meeting friends and having conversations--you can actually hear each other. Also, it is well located, right off the 405 Freeway with easy access to the San Fernando Valley and the West side. I love the food, the ambiance, and the service, and highly recommend the Bel-Air.

Tags: Late-night Find, Local Ingredients, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options, Afternoon Tea, Organic, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Afternoon Coffee, Casual, Sunday Lunch, Authentic, Cozy, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great Beer, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Healthy, Happy Hour, Kid-friendly, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quick Bite, Disabled Access, Fun, Worth the Drive, Seasonal, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 2, 2018

The pretzel bread rolls are amazingly good, and served warm. We thought the appetizers were fabulous (had the lobster bisque and the golden beet and arugula salad with its generous portions of brie). But we didn't rate the food as excellent overall, because the entrees didn't live up to expectations after the starters! The short rib, while tender, was barely seasoned at all, and the seabass was pretty bland despite its attractive presentation. We did not try dessert. Next time I go, I WILL order that golden beet salad. Don't disappoint me by cutting back on the brie! This is a very lovely room in which to dine, it's just that the entrees don't seem as tasty as they could be.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Impeccable in every respect: food, service, ambiance. Susan Lord does a great job.

Tags: Quick Bite, Sunday Lunch, Late-night Find, Business Meals, Casual, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Service and food was good. It was Saturday night but no customers. Surprising

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 17, 2018

We've been going to this jewel of a restaurant for almost a year now. Can't say enough about every level of quality a restaurant should possess. World class! And considering it's LA, that is saying something.
M. Mislove

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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 6, 2018

We celebrated a birthday here (party of 8) after visiting the Getty. The food and location were great. The service was a bit disorganized and I am not sure if the server was new or they were short handed but we had to keep tracking her down. Other than that, it seemed like a local gem.

Tags: Seasonal, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 13, 2017

Difficult parking situation, but due to valet, worth the effort! Food was all fresh ingredients and top quality, served in an appetizing manner. Delicious. Server was attentive and friendly and responded to special requests. Good meeting place for client meetings.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Cozy
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 8, 2017

A great place for a quiet leasurly meal. Limited but varied menu with each item carefully prepared. Attentive service and convenient valet parking make for a pleasant experience. Our pastas were superb and dessert choices were too good to skip.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on November 21, 2017

Great as always! I have had business lunches, special occasions and family dinner here and all were enjoyable....

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Bar Seating
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Every time I dine here I love the experience. Great staff. Innovative offerings that pleases and never disappoints. I have also used their private room for a biz event. Overall it has been a wonderful experience.

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Have been many times,never dissapointed ! Food and Service superb. This time had
the BLTA sandwich and the pear and Gorgonzola salad. Still thinking about it today.
great for business, friends etc. Wish I lived closer it would be my weekly GO To for sure.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Good food, nice service but was quite expensive for what it was. Parking was expensive and is a negative factor.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Food always outstanding. Just a great spot.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 1, 2017

I had the turkey burger which was delicious, but the lunch menu is pricey. Enjoyed the pretzel bread . Service was good and well paced.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 24, 2017

I have been eating here since it opened as the Bel Air Bar and Grill. New owners several years ago remodeled entire building, but re created the atmosphere and quality of the original. We had out of town relatives staying a few blocks away, so this was a perfect meeting spot.

Tags: Casual, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Brought two couples that had never been to The Bel-Air and they were thrilled with the service, food etc. Made new customers for the restaurant!

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Food, service as good as you'll get on the West Side....

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Our experience was good but it was very expensive.
It was a family meal and we shared some entrees . Had kids with us . We always liked this as a neighborhood restaurant...not inexpensive but shouldn’t be $$$$.

Tags: Casual, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Food is always great.
Maybe some more upbeat music to help the vibe. They were playing John Denver when we were eating. Nothing against John Denver but kind of a downer.

Tags: Casual
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 20, 2017

I always enjoy my time, it is in a perfect location, the service is excellent, the food is always wonderful!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Live Sports, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 20, 2017

Good neighborhood restaurant. Good drinks, good food. Our only problem on this last visit was with the hostess, who insisted that they were full when we got there even though there was an open booth. I then made a reservation for 15 min later on Open Table, which seemed to annoy her as it indicated that they did have openings. She then went to see her manager, who said they would seat us at the time of our reservation (even though the original booth and two other tables had opened up). When we were seated, we were given the original booth (that the hostess had told us was booked), and by the middle of the dinner most of the restaurant had emptied out (one other table remained occupied). We've been here several times and have never had this kind of experience before. Overall we like the restaurant.

Tags: Live Sports, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Cozy, Kid-friendly
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 (Calgary)·Dined on September 13, 2017

We just wanted to have dinner before we hit the LA traffic. Turned about out to be the best ribs for me and swordfish for my friend that we've ever had. Wish we had this restaurant in our backyard. Service a little too laid back. Never asked I wanted coffee or dessert after our meal. Strange. However we left with a very good taste in her mouth and would go there again.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Live Music, Romantic, Good for a Date, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 24, 2017

The food and service couldn't be better! Always enjoy the ambience.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 14, 2017

Good middle ground for West-siders and Valley people to meet in a quiet and well appointed restaurant. Staff is attentive and food is fresh, tasty. Valet is available, but parking is usually available on the street during the day.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 4, 2017

A rejuvenated, updated local pleasure -
We came to the predecessor restaurant, Bel Air Bar & Grill, for many years, and are so pleased to find that "The Bel Air" is excellent, gives very good value for the food, and has eliminated some temporary glitches in service that troubled us in the past at BAB&G. Our waiter was very pleasant and had good timing. I had fabulous, moist, broiled Scottish salmon over tasty, crispy, salty potato strings, we shared a yummy, fresh-tasting tuna tartare, and our dinner companions loved their short ribs, calamari appetizer (which I tasted - wonderful, light and fresh), and simple pasta, prepared as requested sans cheese. I wish the offerings for wine by the glass were a little more extensive, and please, please bring back the awesome pear salad. I was sorry not to see that on the menu any more.

Tags: Bar Seating, Casual, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 29, 2017

I used to love this place when it was Bel Air Bar & Grill- it used to be cozy and lively. The food was also not as great in my opinion. Our server was very attentive- probably won't be returning anymore.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 28, 2017

I think I mentioned my feelings in you areas that I checked off...I would never go back to a restaurant that treated me and my guests so poorly. I was sick for 2 days

Tags: Casual
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on July 28, 2017

Every time I've been here they never disappoint. Excellent food environment etc A very returnable place as I visit from out of town.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 23, 2017

So delicious. A cute little gem. Went on a Sunday and it wasn't packed at all, but they do have live music and I'm sure it's busier on weekends. Amazing food - so fresh and very large portions. Recommend to anyone! And can't wait to go back :)

Tags: Romantic, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 22, 2017

Secluded and quiet. The good was just ok...great value for "Dine LA"

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 22, 2017

Service was very nice and friendly. Food is always good, but I eat all over the Westside of town and I think their price points are a bit higher, which causes me not to go there with any frequency.

I live in the Westside of town and was meeting friends from the valley, so it's a good meeting place. The restaurant is also aesthetically nice.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Cozy, Casual, Good Vegetarian Options
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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on July 21, 2017

Really upsetting experience. Service was nice but food and restaurant interior is depressing

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 21, 2017

Always a pleasure to eat at The Bel Air! Food and service is consistently great! A neighborhood treasure!

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 14, 2017

We have eaten here before and wanted to revisit but was very disappointed and not how we remembered it.

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