Tavern never disappoints. Okay who knew there was a massive off menu burger? Now we know. I’m headed back to try it in addition to the addictive Spanish Fried Chicken.
Drop what you’re doing and go now.
Anyone would be impressed sitting in the bright spacious main room. The Tavern has 3- large sized spaces to choose from. The bar room is perfect for catching a game and relaxing with your buds. The brunch food we had was first-rate, though it was a long wait. They add an optional surcharge to your bill to cover health care for their employees which I thought was great. Overall an excellent experience and great place for a family get together or to impress a date.
Had a great meal—Olivia our server was exceptional as was the avocado on toast!! Was slightly noisy but that did not take away from the meal. Will definitely be back!
Great service but the food didn't live up to the cost.
Very surprised at the extremely slow service (nearly 3 hrs for 1 shared appetizer and 2 entrees, 2 people) despite dining late and almost half the tables having finished/empty. The server was nice enough but there was absolutely no follow through. No explanation or update, just "it's coming up soon" immediately before our food came out. This would have been forgiveable except all the food was extremely bland and not salted at all. I have to limit my salt for health reasons and even I, who am used to little to no salt, thought everything was flavorless. The setting is loud but it is a beautiful venue. Surprised and disappointed overall.
I had much higher expectations going into this dinner, given the pedigree of those involved. This restaurant was recommended by food industry colleagues so I trusted them. The food was un-memorable. Middling at best.
We also were seated in an open space completely disconnected from the dining room - left to the company of an Emergency Exit door. Until we brought it up and requested to be moved, the staff was fine with this. Also shocking given the pedigree of those involved with the restaurant. While that was righted, it would not have been had we not spoken up, which is the thing to take into consideration. The waiter genuinely asked how our meal was; we were honest: the food was mediocre. While our swordfish was comped and the GM was apologetic, it really was the whole of the experience that left us with a lackluster and surprisingly mauvaise taste in our mouths.
I do hope things improve.
Great with the exception of waiting to long to be served
The server we had was fantastic. Friendly, knowledgeable, attentive, never too busy to help never too pushy or interruptive. The issue is: too many table that are too close together. The rectangular shape on the center row 2tops was such that I was twice as close to the loud talker next to me than to my wife sitting across from me. They need more SPACE between the tables.
Good for a special occasion! My wife and two friends ate dinner the other night. We all shared plates, sat in the atrium area. Somewhat of an interesting vibe, didn't understand the drastic shift between the bar furniture and fixtures and decor to the formal dining room, but it was a neat room.
Service was on point with our needs and requests. Flavors were amazing on everything we had, portions were not so much. Although there were sections on the menu for small, medium, and large plates, they didn't necessarily correspond to what we got. Salads were in the small section but we got a nice portion to split. The sword fish was in the medium section and we got 2 tiny skewers. The one large plate was the short ribs, but it was $44.
Overall I would go back, but probably on a special occasion rather than a normal occurrence.
good food good service . casual ambiance. love it!
Great food. Good service. Beautiful setting.
We enjoyed celebrating my birthday. Very pleasant.
Nice outdoor/atrium room! Avocado toast was fantastic. Wait staff a bit slow.
It used to be such a great place! The last two times I was there the food was tired and dry and the personnel disinterested. What a shame!
love this place - whether you choose the sunlit atrium room or the sophisticated bar room or the casual front bakery room, everyone will enjoy this great place
The Tavern is "always" a Favorite!! Awesome food, great ambiance and good service!! I send friends all the time and they have all been back over and over!! Love the Tavern....
As always, the food is excellent, but this time the service left somewhat be desired. It took a long time before the order was taken. I guess it was because there was a b'day party going on at the table next to mine, but that should not have made a difference. Normally the service is great, so I consider this a one time incident.
beautiful room, great food and service
Classic tavern meal.....always good!
Great breakfast venue, space to sit in comfort and have a business conversation
Dine LA lunch menu was delish! Butternut squash soup and a salmon, beet, dandelion green salad. Perfect combo!
The pastrami sandwich was great, a bit greasy but very filling - I took half home for the next day.
This is my "go to" restaurant when I want to have a good meal and service. The atrium room is beautiful and the bar is cozy. Food always good. Dessert excellent. A place for business and meeting friends. Lunch is casual and friendly.
Lovely seating in the atrium area. Delicious food, service a bit slow at times. Asked for some extra toast with brunch when my meal was delivered, took a long tome to finally receive the second batch. Also delays in paying after the meal.
Been before, so well worth a visit.
Tavern is one of my favorite restaurants for meeting with friends or having casual business meetings. The food is always great and the atmosphere is perfect for any occasion.
Done LA menu was great! (As everything we’ve had here has been)
Staff was friendly and service was impeccable! Can't wait to go back!
Great food but the service was not very good. It was a busy Sunday brunch crowd and our waitress was not very attentive.
Food was excellent.
Wait staff was terrible. Very bad attitude and poor service
We had a great brunch in terms of quality of food and ambiance. The only issue was that it took 45 minutes for our food to come out but for some reason, people who came after us were getting their food left and right. Very strange!
Good food and service. Enjoyed our evening. Will be back again.
Tavern is a great restaurant. The food, menu, food service, ambiance are all top notch.
Tavern never disappoints. Good food great service. Small but very diverse menu and great cocktails, what else would one want?
My friend & I shared 2 breakfast dishes and they where so good! Great service and great room to sit.
Very good service and food. A quiet noise level so able to have relaxing conversation.
Have eaten here before and recommend it. Somewhat pricey.
I took a date here and sat in the back room. There's carpet there, which helped mute the noise level. We sat pretty close to our neighbors, but everyone was so nice, it didn't matter. The food was cooked well and they allowed me to get my burger with a lettuce wrap instead of the bun and the options for sides allowed for many styles of eating. I've been here for drinks and that's fun, too. Lots of seating in the bar area!
we had a lovely birthday dinner, everyone loved their food
Very good, but too much salt almost sunk my meal. Even the salted caramel ice cream was too salty.
Lovey ambiance for a date night. Food was far overpriced. If the cost was cut in half, I’d give it 5 stars, but when you have prices so high it puts a certain expectation on what your being served. Good service though.
Arrogance and attitude are what you get in this restaurant.