Viviane at the Avalon Beverly Hills Hotel

4.6
238 Reviews
$31 to $50
Californian
Viviane's seasonal menu features classic California cuisine utilizing farm fresh, local ingredients. Designed by the famed Kelly Wearstler, Viviane offers both al fresco and indoor dining centered around an iconic boomerang-shaped pool and cabanas at the quintessentially-California Avalon Hotel in Beverly Hills.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Diner temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 238 people are saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.4
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4.7
service
4.6
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4.1
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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KellyB
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful patio seating out by the pool. Relaxing and cozy place to grab a bite to eat and enjoy a drink pool side.

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vipTimothyR
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall3food3service1ambience3

Made a reservation for my wife's first night dining out since the lockdown began a year ago. The night we went, the restaurant was severely understaffed. Nobody greeted us at the entry and after several minutes the bartender came and showed us to a seat. We ordered cocktails as we were sitting but it took 10 minutes for them to arrive. As a note, the cocktails were very good but beware, the bartender has a heavy pour - very strong! Anyway, it was another 15 minutes before he came back to take an order. We ordered the hummus plate to start and it was another very long wait. We decided to leave at this point, as the menu was limited (understandable in the current Covid era) and the service was slow. We made a second reservation at a nearby restaurant, but once we got back to the car my wife was too tired & discouraged and we went home instead.

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EricaP
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

it was our first meal out in a year and they did not disappoint!

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vipMarkH
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Great atmosphere! The menu is a bit limited, but the food was good. I miss the Marilyn Monroe cocktail.

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vipRedGuideReader
Los Angeles
21 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Heated pool side outdoor space with well spaced tables

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great overall experience!

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vipToEatisDivine
Los Angeles
14 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Very limited dinner menu. Need more selection for dinner. Need to have wine in the $40/bottle range. Paid what we would for finer dining (approx $185 for 2) and it’s not that. Very friendly staff and nice poolside ambience. Would go back regularly at more reasonable price for the experience but probably not for what their prices are currently... especially the wine bottle ($60 is cheapest red)

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vipJillE
Los Angeles
23 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

I have always loved the setting of this restaurant, and now with COVID it's so nice to sit outside around the pool and not on a sidewalk. I don't usually expect much food-wise, but I was really surprised that, although the menu was limited, the food was excellent. And the service was outstanding. Highly recommend!

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DamianS
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Everything was great, server forgot to add avocado to my meal but nothing major. I will recommend to friends to come here!

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AngelM
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Amazing so nice, great brunch place!!
Definitely check it out!

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience5

So nice to have a quiet restaurant with easy parking in Los Angeles.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Lovely setting good food peaceful and tasty

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Guatelazian
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall2food4service2ambience3

I think I hyped up my expectations of this place too much. I let my excitement for the experience for Valentine's Day get the best of me. I did read a few of the reviews, and though some were negative against the service, I figured I'd give the benefit of the doubt.

The environment, ambience, and design was nice and upscale, candle lit tables by the pool, and lamp heaters to stay warm since it still gets quite chilly at night. Now I don't usually have many dinners in Beverly Hills, so it could just be my inexperience, but waiting for about 30mins to even be attended after finally sitting down at the table seems a bit much. Since it was Valentine's Day, there was a special 5 course menu prepared. After we finally got a chance to order, it took around or over 30mins to receive each course. Like I said, it could be my inexperience, but to me it seemed like it was forever. We even had to ask for some bread or something for having to wait so long. The staff, when we did get a chance to be attended, were actually really nice and friendly, but the food took forever to come out.

I guess there can be many reasons as to why the kitchen was so slow, though when I looked around the dining area, there were only a few couples left, so I have no idea. But I still believe that I overpaid for my experience.

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vipBOBE
Los Angeles
32 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

This is positively a great restaurant that is unrecognized. The culinary skill of the kitchen is quite impressive. We had a five course prefixe dinner for Valentines. Each and every course had three options. Everything we had was superlative. The range of options were also impressive. I had an outstanding risotto with lobster and shrimp swallows an excellent skirt steak with potato puffs and broccoli. Also, the restaurant pricing seems to be quite reasonable fees of the other restaurants in town for the !quality

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love it. The staff. All.

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awat
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

I’ve wanted to go for awhile, & it did not disappoint, especially considering it is a small hotel restaurant. Due to this, though, the parking & the restroom situation is not ideal. However, the food is really great.

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KevinW
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceptional food and service! We thoroughly enjoyed our experience

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was an absolute wonderful experience from the food to the ambiance! I’ll definitely come back!

KW
vipKeithW
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2020
Overall1food2service1ambience3

We had perhaps the worst service I have ever had in a restaurant in my entire life. And I've been to a lot of restaurants. I can't even begin to describe how awful it was. And it wasn't even busy. And the food wasn't good enough to make up for it. I had the risotto and it was mediocre at best. I will never go back. And to cap it off, the valet brought my friend the wrong car. Comical.

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KenW
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious and prompt. The service was impeccable. Overall, it was a very enjoyable experience and we would be certain to go back. The gratuitous valet service was also greatly appreciated. The celery root soup was bold but also had subtle counterpoints in it. We discovered this place through Dine L.A.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall2food4service2ambience2

Almost uncomfortably quiet with very few guests and service was lacking

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AnthonyG
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

great experience

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NicholeC
Las Vegas
6 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and food. Great location and ambiance. Gray customer service

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vipDJHunnybun
Los Angeles
73 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was a makeup/redo visit from a very bad experience in 2018 and I must say it was a much better experience. Management did a wonderful job to make sure I had a true Viviane experience and I will certainly return moving forward. This time around I had the short rib pappardelle and it was delish...I don't even eat ribs!!!!! We ordered two bottles of Malbec and had a lovely evening poolside under the heat lamp.

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viplesterS
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service. Marci is a fabulous woman. Always friendly, courteous, warm and attentive. Food delicious.

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JohnQ
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was excellent. Our waitress was charming and helpful. Cocktails were mixed just the way we asked. Food was terrific. Everyone was friendly.

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vipJunobeach
Louisville
40 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fun place eating outside by a lovely pool. Really good food we shared beet and avocado salad and both had home made pasta. Many places closed on Sunday night so we were happy to have good meal in nice setting. We will be back.

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vipTwandalu
Seattle
19 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2019
Overall3food2service2ambience4

The restaurant was recommended as a "great brunch" location, however, it could not have been farther from that billing. The service was very sultry (even by LA standards), we had to ask for things several times before it was brought, the poached eggs were essentially hard boiled eggs, and the drinks were seriously off. I guess the courtyard patio setting and pool was "fun" and the design "au courant", but I do not think it belongs on a "top restaurant" spot. Much better options exist in this neighborhood of LA and elsewhere for that matter.

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vipDDLA1
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was definitely a pleasant surprise like a hidden gem! Very romantic and cute.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2019
Overall2food4service2ambience5

Worst experience I’ve ever had with a hostess - love this place and have always had a great tine here, but I hope to never have a repeat of this last experience. Wait staff was great as always.

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Salvo
Los Angeles
19 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Cute place. Great neighborhood restaurant option.

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VictorLee
Los Angeles
50 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food especially dine LA menu with good foods and drinks match up so well.

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vipAnneD
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Sitting by the pool in the sunshine, eating good food with my sister -- it was a perfect southern California day, evocative of mid-century Los Angeles.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall2food3service2ambience3

Food was ok. Prices were way too high. And the service was crap.

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viplesterS
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food ambiance and service

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viplocaldiner
Los Angeles
22 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

hidden gem for a nice casual lunch with delicious fresh food

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fathers Day

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vipdinner
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2019
Overall3food2service3ambience4

Love the outdoor seating by the pool. My chicken schnitzel was so over cooked it was dried out old leather. The salad was uninspired. The sober and berries was excellent.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
24 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2019
Overall3food4service5ambience4

Rainy day with lovely service and delicious food!

JR
JonR
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience2

We were really looking forward to going here. Perhaps our expectations were a bit too high. $65 per person for the buffet-style brunch which we thought was on par with a basic brunch complete with stale waffles, cold meats that should have been warm, etc etc. I think they were understaffed as well on a busy Sunday. It seemed they only had two on the wait staff, which made getting refills, clearing plates, check a chore for them. Disappointing.....

FAQs

Viviane at the Avalon Beverly Hills Hotel does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates. Viviane at the Avalon Beverly Hills Hotel also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (424) 285-6605.

Viviane at the Avalon Beverly Hills Hotel is rated 4.6 stars by 238 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.