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About UPSTAIRS 2
Upstairs 2 Restaurant and Wine Bar, Los Angeles, is pleased to announce that we've won a 2014 OpenTable Diners’ Choice Award for Top 100 Wine List. Determined by more than 5 million reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners over the last year, the Top Wine List honorees each bested more than 15,000 restaurants.
"Our passion at Upstairs 2 is to provide our guests the best dining experience possible. We are always changing our food and wine pairings to keep the restaurant exciting to both new and repeat guests. We offer 40 wines by the glass on our ever- evolving wine list."says Sommelier Marilyn Snee
Thanks to all the diners who have helped Upstairs 2 Restaurant and Wine Bar earn this accolade in the U.S. and in Los Angeles. Be sure to reserve in advance, now that the word is out. Your table is waiting!
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Contemporary American, Tapas / Small Plates, Wine Bar
Hours of Operation:
Wednesday & Thursday 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm
Tennessee & 405 Fwy.
$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
UPSTAIRS 2 has been providing catering services for groups from 4 to 1000. Service can be provided to your home or other locations. The menus are customized to your taste. Few caterers talk about their ability to provide the correct pairing of wine and food so that your wedding, anniversary, birthday or special event is the hit that you expected. UPSTAIRS 2 also has a program for corporate lunches.
Parking is available on the roof where the restaurant is located. Street parking is generally available.
Upstairs 2 is a 5-10 minute walk from the new Expo/Sepulveda station. Be kind to the environment and be safe! Use the Metro Expo Line to attend our classes, fests, or when dining at Upstairs 2 Wine Bar & Restaurant. The Wine House is a 36 min Metro ride from Downtown LA or 10 min Metro ride from Downtown Santa Monica.
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Start planning your Graduation Party, Summer BBQ, Bar Mitzvah, birthday celebration, wedding, rehearsal dinner, or special event with Upstairs 2.
Our restaurant and special event room can be used for parties, off site meetings,luncheons and more. We are a full service caterer
and can come to your home or business.
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In a chic space above the famous Wine House, we offer diners a unique perspective rarely experienced at other restaurants – one in which the selection of wine and its marriage to food comes first and foremost. We welcome you to join us in our delicious culinary and viti-cultural mission!
UPSTAIRS 2 Ratings and Reviews
Upstairs 2 is a first rate restaurant that is not nearly as well known as it deserves. I've been there three times in the last two months and each time the experience has been memorable. One of the way I judge restaurants is by how many things on the menu I consider ordering, and I've still got a way to go. Excellent wine list (Affiliated with the wine store downstairs).
Definitely worth the try.
The atmosphere and menu were very good, the service was acceptable, attentive and friendly.
The food was well prepared, the lamb chops were well prepared and the spinach-chestnut accompaniment was out of this world good,
The portion sizes and price were not comparable with good value. I get it that tapas is small portions, but the prices ($7.00 for a baguette) were a bit high,
As you can see by other reviews, this truly is a neighborhood gem. It's located on top of the Wine House, so the wine list is superb. As you can see by the menu, they recommend foods and wines to go with them. You can drink by a small amount, a full glass or bottle. (I liked that I could try a number of dishes with different wines.) The food is outstanding - mostly small amounts that allow you to try a number of dishes. I had, for example, the Warren Pear & Butternut Squash Salad that I enjoyed with a delicious chardonnay. We also had the Fried Chicken Bao - spicy, but unbelievably good. The inside is quiet, small and lovely, so it's a great spot for a small gathering (i.e. two to four people). Highly recommended.
Dine at Upstairs 2 for the wine and food pairings. The wine selections are fantastic. The food is creative and delicious. The restaurant was lively and our servers were attentive the whole evening. We went with friends who had never been to Upstairs 2 and everyone said they wanted to go back and dine at the restaurant again.
The best way you can describe the location is, " different" I like the place. ELK chop was great. Kale Salad better than I expected and flat bread better than a any other flatbread I have had so far.
Service was good. The host also chatted with me on the way out reminding me that we could park upstairs and the offer free valet. Overall I had a good night.
We chose this place because we were meeting old friends who are wine connoisseurs, yet I needed a full bar - this place not only seemed to have an extensive wine list (doesn't hurt that downstairs is a wine shop!), their cocktail menu seemed decent as well. Also, the menu is uniquely set up by wine pairing, so I thought my friends would like it, & the reviews indicated that the food was good. As other reviews warned, the location is odd & not very aesthetic - it's right next to the fwy onramp & there is not much around the industrial-looking block. But, I think this is adds to the "pleasantly surprised" factor. I apparently hit it out of the park picking this place - my friends (visiting from out of the country) loved it! Everything was great - the wines, the cocktails, & the food! & the staff was so wonderful - they even let us close down the place! Highly, highly recommend.
All 4 of us really enjoyed our dinner. The food was delicious, and we loved that we could try out different wines, as they have 2.5 ounce tastings. We felt that some of the dishes were a bit pricey for what you got (e.g., the cheeses). The salmon and the mushroom pasta were great. The sticky toffee pudding, although a small portion, was delicious. It was a Friday evening - and surprisingly, there were not many people there (except at the bar) - so it was nice and quiet and great for conversation. The waiter and sommelier were attentive and very friendly. It was a great evening - we'll definitely go back again.
One of the few places on the west side of LA where you can hear yourself think and enjoy conversation with your tablemates. On top of this, the food is delicious, they make a very good martini, and it sits on top of the Wine House, so you can imagine the wines!
The sommelier and the servers are warm and friendly. It's a great place. We frequent frequently!! In fact, see ya tonight :-)
Consistently creative seasonal menu with wine recommendations. Tapas style small plates. Excellent gluten free and vegan options. Attentive and knowledgeable staff; you know you'll be taken care of. Definitely my go to place on Friday night!
I've been wanting to go here for a long time and it was definitely worth the wait. The food was delicious with options for all types of diets. Shared plates made it easy to enjoy many different flavours. The wine by the glass and the regular wine list are well priced (for a restaurant) and extensive. So many choices!!!
Loved it. The only they need to improve is the decor. What's with all the curtains?
This is my first time at Upstairs. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. We got great service. Our food came very quickly. We received great recommendations from our waiter. His recommendations were spot on. Excellent drinks. Excellent choices of wine. Again good recommendations Regarding wine. I will highly recommend Upstairs to my friends and hope to go again soon.
This restaurant is greater than the sum of its parts. Outstanding wines at great value, excellent but compact menu, reasonable prices, a stable waiting staff and a wonderful host make this an exceptional but understated restaurant. Add to that free dedicated parking and windows out onto the blue Southern California sky, and you get a winner. Even the patrons are agreeable!
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