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.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
American, Contemporary American, Seafood
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm
Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm
Monday - Friday: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
$31 to $50
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(310) 440-5544 ext. 2
Live Jazz every Wednesday 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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
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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
If you're on a budget, you'll have to be very careful what you order here, as it is a high-end restaurant and is priced accordingly. It's absolutely worth every penny though, with amazing food and excellent service! Perfect for a special occasion or an upscale date night!
Fish (wahoo) dry and unappetizing. Server admitted several people had complained and sent it back that evening, but insisted it was the nature of the fish, not the way it was cooked. To give credit, they took it off the bill Friend had mussels which she described as "shriveled.". Wine - $15 glass of sauvignon blanc almost undrinkable. Friend had pinot nor and made the same comment. Appetizers (fried clams and shrimp) very good. Disappointing, as it is very close to home, but I won't be back.
I enjoyed the Ceviche, my two guests each enjoyed Caesar Salads. Our server highly recommended the Chicken Fried Steak with Mashed Potatoes & Green Beans and got an order for it from all three of us. We all shared two Mixed Fruit Cobblers along with Coffee for dessert. If you try The Bel Air, you'll be glad you did.
The Bel-Air is excellent in many ways. The ambience is good, except for one thing, which is the air-conditioning. It is freezing and my friend and I left earlier than planned because it was so cold. This was not the first time that the temperature was too cold. This is really such a lovely place for food, service and location that this is not major, but is a deterrence.
Food was good, ambiance and design OK, service ranged from excellent to horrible. The main waiter was excellent but his support staff was presumably poorly trained; for example, the staff was cleaning our table with a wet cloth while one in our party was still eating her main course!
Our experience was very enjoyable. The food was delicious, the ambiance was quiet and romantic and our server, Daniel, was very efficient and friendly. We were greeted with hospitality by Thomas, the manager. It was a lovely evening and we will be returning soon!
A great spot for meeting people half way between the Westside and the Valley, I haven't been to the Bel Air since it changed its name. I found the menu to be diverse. My BBQ burger was melt in your mouth wonderful (perhaps it was the generous portion of cheese they used). The staff was helpful and professional and friendly. The crescent booth we sat in was, however, too big for two people, and I'm not a fan of that type of seating (unless I'm with a group). Small complaint, really, as I know I will go back again and again.
My husband and I wanted to eat at a nice restaurant near the Getty Center. This place was perfect. The Salmon was amazing and I still haven't gotten over how delicious the brussel sprouts were! I would go again just for that. The prices were reasonable and worthwhile. The chef came around to ask about our meals as well!
We have been going to this restaurant throughout the years off an on as it has changed its ownership, menu, chefs, etc... I am happy to say that the new chef and menu have vastly improved in quality and taste. We are now back to going to the Bel Air regularly and love that it is so conveniently located.
Unfortunately, our food could have been better. We've eaten here before and had a very good meal; every place is entitled to a "bad night"...and it was unfortunate for us that we hit it on that particular kind of night for the Bel Air restaurant. We will have to take a breather from this place for a while until their food can be counted on again.
Great new choices at fav restaurant. With a new name and new chef, this wonderful restaurant kicked it up a notch. Fried green tomatoes and burrata cheese not to be missed! The burgers were excellent and the restaurant's boulliabaise is filled with seafood. Great service rounded out our evening!
Told them when I made reservation that we met for drink at Bel Air 5 years ago, and this was our anniversary.
We got a lovely reception upon entering, and a round of drinks on the house, our own choice!!!
Very gracious and took amazing care of us and acknowledging our special occasion, from the host, hostess, and waiter.
Excellent dinner and certainly will be back very soon...
OH!! The Pork Chops were heavenly!!
The Banana Cream Pie was AWESOME!!
Service was horrendous. It was evident that the service charge was built into the price. Nobody seemed to care about us as the customers. Our server was busy watching a game at the bar. We had to go up to him twice to request something. Totally unacceptable for a "fine dining" restaurant. We will not be planning a return trip...
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