Veranda

4.3
29 reviews
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$30 and under
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Mediterranean
Chef Casey Lane's Veranda offers al fresco, poolside dining with a menu of coastal Mediterranean cuisine.

The menu is seasonal, casual and approachable. Shareable items include specialty flatbreads baked in our outdoor oven. In addition, a broad selection of salads made with locally sourced produce as well as vegetable, fish, and meat focused dishes.
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Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious Food/Drinks. The zucchini flat bread with burrata and lemon zest was amazing.
Service was "family style" in the sense that you didn't have a designated server and instead everyone helped all tables. This made things a little confusing/sometime they would repeat offering the same questions/suggestion so I guess you could say the service was too good!
Great vibe for a nice night

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P
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 5

Very beautiful place but food could have been better considering the price relative to other joints.

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

We made the reservation on opentable. When we arrived the restaurant was closed for a private party. We couldn’t even find a hostess to inquire to. Maybe it isn’t veranda’s fault and maybe open table but it was a terrible experience from beginning to end.

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OT
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

We had a nice time. The view of the pool is outstanding. The Branzzimo was the best. We got the ricotta dip but it’s too sweet. Suggest the hummus instead

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DG
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The Hotel fig is my new favorite spot downtown! We have dinned and had drinks on a few different occasions and each experience was wonderful. The service is far above the other places in the area.

The service and food was excellent last night at the Veranda. My only suggestion is don't try the cocktail from the specialty menu with Mescal ( I forgot the name of the drink) Both recent trips this was recommended. I made the mistake of trying it the first time. Maybe it's a personal preference thing but did not like it at all and no one at are table did. This time I had the Pisco punch, don't let the name fool you it's not really a punch but more a take on a classic Pisco sour but not as sour! So good I had to have two! Would like to see a few more options, maybe a gin based specialty cocktail

Dinner is shared plates which was perfect for my wife and I. The Asparagus' was so tasty, I'm sure this was fresh farm to table the flavor was great. It was served on a bed of quinoa but better than any I have had before it had pomegranate at was roasted with something, This could be a dish all on its own. Before that we started with the Rosetta very refreshing and different with honey and walnuts! As a main we enjoyed the grilled chicken that was served with two very tasty different sauces

Can't wait to go back.

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t
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 4

Too expensive for what you get and the wine pour was stingy for the money

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M
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I saw a review of the Hotel Figueroa on a Sunday tv show and it looked interesting - the menu & the drinks.
My group and I needed a place to meet and eat after the Women's Day March & Rally and I thought this is the place. It worked out great for location, food and service. Also, the view of the pool was perfect. Looking forward to a return visit.

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BD
Hawaii
27 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went for lunch on a rainy day. They seated us at a great table and service was excellent. We loved the food. I highly recommend!

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on December 16, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Went for breakfast. The ambiance is amazing. Service was a bit slow. We were seated towards an outside corner. So maybe that’s why?

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OT
San Diego
1 review
Dined on December 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Perfect place for a birthday lunch!

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JH
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

The historic Hotel property houses three restaurants which means that what you order dictates when dishes arrive at your table. The menu is very limited but the quality of the good is stellar. Best of all, the restaurant is walking distance to the Staples Center.

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F
Los Angeles
11 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Fantastic experience for a first time visit. Food was tasty and drinks were good, but a bit steep. Overall, satisfied with service and ambience.

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L
San Francisco
24 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 4

Fantastic setting off the pool. Menu small. The pizzas are good but this place is all about the setting. In a great hotel. At least the lobby.

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 2ambience 2

Food was bad, service okay.
Pretty hotel but would not come back to eat.

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TG
Los Angeles
55 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 2

Difficult to get to and poor service.. Very noisy. The food was good but we won’t be returning and I can’t reccommen it.

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i
Jacksonville
49 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

What a beautiful setting for an open restaurant. The view of the beautiful pool made me want to jump right in. The food was delicious and our server was attentive. We will return for sure.

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BF
Los Angeles
34 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 3

The food was late, cold and was on the level of Denny’s. The Manager came over a couple of times to check, his attitude was not pleasant at first, and then it got a little better. After many excuses, he finally comped the meal. I was not after a free meal, I thought the restaurant would have been run better. The only good thing was the view, overlooking the pool. The restaurant needs a professional overhaul.

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ST
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2018
Overall 1food service 1ambience 4

Horrible experience! No more than 5 tables including ours, we had a reservation picked our seats and for over 15 minutes nobody came by to ask us that drinks or orders they could get us. There were at least 7 people working including the hostess and bartenders, i finally got a waitress to comeby, and she asked if i had a question. My question was if we could get any service , she nonchalantly said sure, and didn't come back for 5 minutes.

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OT
St. Louis
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 3

Terrible service — had to get our food to go after 45 minutes

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San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 4

Food takes way too long at the pool side. Staff is really rude and not receptive to feedback. The food is served one at a time. Don't recommend.

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DF
Los Angeles
26 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

The food is very good and it is a great outdoor ambiance for summer. My only complaint was that the music is too loud to enjoy dinner - it is more like a bar / lounge scene.

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MJ
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 3

The hotel is beautiful. Unfortunately, still very new and service is slow. One of the hostesses was incredibly rude to one of our guests visiting from out of town and staying at the hotel.

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k
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

The ambience and food is consistently very good here. I will become a regular for sure!

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MG
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, drinks and setting. Would highly recommend for lunch or dinner

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R
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The dining area was bright and nicely decorated, with an open wall overlooking the pool area. The service was pleasant and unobtrusive, allowing a casual and leisurely experience without feeling that we were forgotten or ignored. There was moderate noise, but we could still easily carry on a conversation.

We went for lunch and ordered the yellowtail crudo, a suckling pig flatbread, and a potato-leek flatbread. All were good, though a tad bland. I kept wanting to add a touch of something to jazz-up the flavor.

I’ll give them another try.

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OT
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food is creative and excellent. Try the yellowtail crudo, lollipop kale, zucchini flatbread. Only negative is wine list needs to be expanded.

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MH
Los Angeles
22 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great lunch spot, feels a little bit like vacation!

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OT
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Incredible experience on all fronts amazing food and service

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MX
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on April 28, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

They are located inside the Hotel Figueroa. It was one of my favorite spots. I didn't get to explore too much other than walking from Figueroa into the restaurant (passing through lobby). It was a Moroccan themed hotel. Not sure if they kept that vibe. It looked more modern Moroccan if anything. It's definitely cozy by the bar area before the restaurant. In the restaurant, it's small so when this place is up and running, they will probably be packed. Highly recommend a reservation here. They still kept the view from this place to the pool. It's quaint. The food, ehh. I am not a fan of their options It says Vegetables (entrees) when they have protein (confusing a bit). It's best to order a couple or a few plates and share if party of 2. I hope their menu is seasonal.

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