The Bazaar by José Andrés
Mother's Day Menus & Specials
Join us for an extravagant Mother’s Day Brunch as we celebrate mom with a decadent Bazaar-style brunch with a la carte egg dishes, Bloody Mary Bar, and an elevated Champagne package. Tickets are $120 per person ($80 for unlimited Champagne) and $45 for children 3-11 (children under 3 are free)
Sunday, May 12, 2019
Bazaar always knocks it out of the park. By the time I consider food, ambiance and the incredibly cool staff (including a guy I call “Cousin Lex”) it might be my favorite meal in LA.
José Andrés is more than an artist. He is one of those rare human beings that can take a vision and consistently make it reality for the rest of us. The Bazaar is no exception. From the 13-course meal (16, if you count the 3 dessert courses!) to the trip to the 'Dessert Lounge,' our visit was an unforgettable experience for the five senses! Recommendation--make sure the liquid olives are part of your experience! Another home run...kudos, José Andrés!
A very unique menu. The food is bold and creative. Excellent evening out.
We had dinner at Bazaar when we first started dating so it was only fitting to have our first dinner as Mr. and Mrs. back here. Through the years with all the various restaurants we dine at, Bazaar is still at the top of our list.
José Andrés does it right and amazingly!
American caviar cone ~ deliciousness in one small bite
King Crab ~ divine with the fresh raspberries & raspberry sauce
Smoked Oysters ~ wow with presentation, smell and taste
Uni Mini Bun ~ our favorite of the evening! The saltiness of the uni with the spice of the jalapeño, the crunch of the tempura all inside a sweet bun. AMAZING!
Grilled Octopus - cooked perfectly
For drinks we had the New York Sour. Delicious and layered colored as well the Blurred Borders which is prepared table side with fire to smoke the glass. WOW and amazing.
Thank you to Christina for making our evening so special!
Birthday—Came especially for the caviar cones
they are smaller than ever so we did not order more than one order of them
best dish was the tuna ceviche with avocado and of course the Philly cheesesteak and the chips—were the same
everything else doesn’t matter
Loved the food and the service. Ambience was a little lack luster and the temp was way too cold.
Amazing experience with exceptional and inspiring food ... loved everything about it!
5* all the way
Brussels were just boiled leaves with no seasoning or flavor. Was sent back
Stuffed peppers were just roasted peppers with goat cheese nothing advanced or creative.
Overall for the price and the hype of the restaurateur is just not where I thought it would be.
The best meal we have ever had. Carlos at the bar was fantastic and our waiter, Matt took excellent care of us. It was a birthday celebration and we ordered the chef's selection. The food was incredible. Seafood was fresh (oh those smoked oysters!) The only advice I would give, however, is to be very, very specific about how much you want to pay for a bottle of wine. We asked for something very tasty at a "good price point." The wine was stunning. So was the price tag. It didn't dampen our enthusiasm, though as the rest of the evening was tremendous. Just something that we will be more on top of the next time we go. And yes! There will be a next time!
Simply, Bazaar is the best! Each dish is an experience to be savored creating a truly wonderful dining experience. Everything on the menu is a hit, and the drinks are out of this world.
The food was good, but it felt rushed and the tasting menu didn't feel like a tasting menu, but more like a sample set.
Desserts were forgettable.
It’s always a pleasure eating at Bazaar! Everything I order is exquisite !
Everything is always amazing when we go.
The food is amazing, the service was fast and quick, we loved it
For the price, the food was extremely salty. I didn’t enjoy over half of the food due to its salty ness.
Been here. A bunch and returned for some greatest hits. The Philly cheesesteak was almost what it can be. Just that the cheese wasn’t hot and melted as usual. I’m sure to be back though the hotel really isn’t all that.
A welcome splurge! This is a very memorable night out - !
We went for my birthday and the service and everything we tasted was amazing!
This was our second visit to this special place, with its unique and amazing dishes, and incredible service. I must say that our waiter, Joe, from this most recent visit, has set the bar even higher in our eyes. He was attentive, he was caring, he was kind and he was extremely accommodating. My wife has a few food allergies, and Joseph was patient and meticulous in vetting all of the different dishes, in terms of which ones were "clear" and which ones could be made "safe." Ultimately, we had a meal in which it felt like absolutely no compromises had been made! When my wife and her friend asked how the mozzarella component of the Caprese salad was made, Joe took us back to the station and we were given a generous and detailed demonstration by Chef Holly, who I'm sure had a lot to do on packed Saturday night. When we asked again about a production cocktail that was being mixed at the table next to ours, Joe actually had one made for us (this is the Blurred Borders by the way, which is like nothing I've ever had!). Our Sommelier, Victoria, was informative, knew what we were eating, and took excellent care of us, explaining all options and giving us time to decide. (She actually started us with a fantastic Bergstrom Wiliamette Valley Pinot Noir, which we liked so much that we stayed with throughout the meal). I will just mention that we parked in the Beverly Center structure, which is a dollar per hour for the first four hours, and walked the safe and relaxing couple of blocks to and from the restaurant. Our one small tiny negative, as diners of a "certain age," is the "music" that is played at a pretty high volume throughout the restaurant during the meal. Other than that, a perfect evening!
Bazaar is overly expensive, pretentious, and unsatisfying to the palate, mine at least. Innovative cooking -- foams, creams, liquified cheeses and eggs -- may be trendy, but food is supposed to taste good. Except for the gazpacho, scallops in Romanesco sauce, and generously the beef tartare, the food was boringly pallid and tasteless. The ambience is glitzy, but the loud music with the backbeat seems out of place for what is presented as refined cuisine. The service was attentive but pretentious. To add insult to injury, the restaurant, even by LA standards, is overpriced. The rioja Remelluri, a fine wine that can be purchased retail for around $30, was more than 4x the price. Valet parking at $17.69 was both obscenely high and, given the odd change, baroque. One can do better in LA in every way.
Unfortunately this time it was a bad dining experience ! I had been at Bazaar before ,in L.A.and Las Vegas , and every time it was great.
We had a very strange waiter who seemed constantly in a hurry , and who made us very uncomfortable by rushing around and trying to rush us also.
Not very friendly either .
Eggplant appetizer was too sweet for our taste , it came with honey foam and was breaded. Picquillo peppers were great , Tuna avocado roll very good.
The leek and asparagus dish was raw and leeks not edible . He managed to take it off the bill afterwards. Scallops were excellent .
But by this time we were full and we cancelled the last course . We thought the portions would be a lot smaller . The waiter insisted that we order about 5 to t dishes.
In any case , he was not friendly and made us uncomfortable.
Dessert was fine in the adjacent rooms , and the service was good there .(Corina)
Probably won’t be back to this location .
. Name of waiter was not on the receipt .
A truly great restaurant. Wonderful atmosphere, great drinks and an especially unusual menu. There are enough different items on the menu that you would need nearly a dozen visits to try them all. Moving to a different room for dessert is an especially pleasant feature.
Great value and wonderful presentation
One of the best meals of my life. Small plates of perfection.
I use to like this place a lot the attitude of the server was on point, he was able to explain every dishes in details. The food, drink and the whole moving experience was good. I highly recommended all my friends. I even gave it a 5 stars on yelp.
This past weekend my server looked like she was mad at everyone, she wasn't giving me an attitude but wasn't give us a good vibes. She basically dropped off my food and that was it.
When i order Omakase/tasting menu I expect the dishes come one at a time in orders of the menu.The server should go over the dishes or at least give an intro.
Basically the food was just dropped off and it wasn't in order of the menu.
The Jose Favorite tasting menu is my my least favorite.
The quality of the food is good, but is very overpriced.
Very nice atmosphere and excellent service. Also love the dessert selection😍
• Fun way to eat a tasting menu! I love sharing food, and the two person ultimate tasting menu was super fun!
• Waiter had excellent drink recommendations for both alcohol and non alcohol drinks
• excellent vegan and vegetarian tasting menus available. We had two ultimate tasting menus and one vegan tasting menu.
• tableside drink service was so much fun to watch. Got to experience three other tableside services due to our neighbors ordering drinks and loved watching them all.
• chairs are super uncomfortable.... especially for a three hour dining session.
• dessert took wayyyy too long to be served. We had to wait over 1/2 hour between last savory dish and dessert.
• mushroom risotto was way undercooked. Thankfully we were full, so we brought it home to recook. Had i been hungry, i would have been seriously displeased.
I ate at Bazaar in Vegas and had a wonderful experience. I brought my husband to try it second time around and had the same great experience. Since we are from California, we decided to try Bazaar in LA. I took my cousins and friends to try and raved about Bazaar in Vegas and was excited. Service was good and ambience was nice but the food was not that impressive.
We order the $125 tasting menu and extra appetizers. The Uni on the bun was just ok. It was a little fishy tasting. Fresh Uni would not have that taste. It would be super sweet and creamy. The Hibiscus Oysters, the hibiscus foam was over powering the oysters. I couldn't taste the oysters. The King Crab in the tasting menu was not that good either. The raspberry was too overwhelming. Too much raspberry sauce on the King Crab. The wild rice with mushrooms tasted like it was still uncooked.
Least to say we were not impress.
Amazing food, awesome service, wish I had a bigger stomach to try more dishes. We will be back
The only negative was our waiter was extremely pushy and asked we decide on menu options completely. Not to order our apps first, etc. This made our bill extremely high without a chance of changing mind or cut back on plates we ordered.
He was upselling and we did not like that.
First night in LA and was recommended this restaurant by a friend. AMAZING!!!!
First time at The Bazaar for my husband’s birthday was amazing! Service and ambiance were matched by delicious food. Highly recommend!
Exciting Ambiance, creative and delicious food, fantastic wine list and impeccable service. My hat is off to Jose Andres for all he does and the culture he brings to his restaurants and the world.
Best restaurant in LA
I had an amazing birthday in this restaurant! One of the best restaurants I have been in LA so far! Highly recommend to others!
Great experience very unique restaurant. Recommend to try at least once in your life
The service by Christina (Christine?) was HORRIBLE. I have been coming here for years and decided to take someone here as a nice surprise. I am horribly embarrassed by the terrible service. If it wasn’t for our sommelier Vicky, we would have walked out after having to wait for our server for 30 min after being seated.
What a disappointment! My first Jose Andres experience fell far short of my expectations. The sweet chips were tasty... but the goat cheese had no flavor. The ramen was mediocre and lightyears behind the ramen I had at Momofuku the week before. The crab buns were horrible compared to KYU. The avocado tuna roll and mushroom risotto were good...not great. The wagyu beef cheeks were overpowered by the olive puree. The scallops were interesting...but the sauce was too salty for me. All that said, our waiter did a great job.
The service friendly and attentive. The food was serendipitous and delicious. A true memorable occasion!