About The Bazaar by José Andrés

Named as Johnathan Gold’s “Best Restaurants”, and Esquire Magazine's "Restaurant of the Year" the Bazaar by James Beard Award Winner, José Andrés, is a vibrant mix of sophisticated cuisine and playful lounge spaces where dining transcends into fête extraordinaire. Experience a collection of magical dining experiences, entwined in a modern-day, European-inspired “indoor piazza” designed by Phillipe Starck.

The Bazaar boasts a Wine Spectator 'Award of Excellence' winning wine list featuring extensive selections from Spain and California as well as all the classic wine regions of the old world and new.

465 S. La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Tapas / Small Plates, Spanish, Latin / Spanish

Hours of Operation:
Dining Hours: Sun-Wed 6:00pm-9:45pm
Thurs-Fri 6:00pm-10:45pm
Sat 5:30pm-10:45pm

Bar Centro Hours: Mon-Thurs 5:00pm-12:30am, Fri-Sat 4:00pm-1:30am, Sun: 4pm-11:30pm

Merienda Hours: Mon-Thurs 5pm-8pm

Cross Street:
San Vicente Blvd.

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(310) 246-5555

Website:
http://www.thebazaar.com/

Catering:
Our catering team offers The Bazaar's award-winning Spanish cuisine by James Beard award-winning chef José Andrés at any location, for intimate dinners at home, meetings at the office or elaborate parties just about anywhere. Customize your event with tray-passed service, seated dinners or chef’s stations. The Bazaar Catering can do it all! Call 310.246.555 to start planning your event today.

Parking Details:
The valet is $17.00 plus tax.

Executive Chef:
José Andrés

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
From intimate to grand, let our Events & Catering team plan your perfect event at The Bazaar by José Andrés. The Bazaar by José Andrés accommodates up to 675 guests with design by Philippe Starck, on-site and off-site catering, custom menus by James Beard award-winning chef José Andrés, and premium mixology and specialty cocktails. Call 310 246 2175 to plan your event today.

Private Dining

From intimate to grand, let sbe Events & Catering plan your perfect event at The Bazaar. The Bazaar accommodates up to 675 guests with design by Philippe Starck, on-site and off-site catering, custom menus by James Beard award-winning chef José Andrés, and premium mixology and specialty cocktails.

The Bazaar by José Andrés Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

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4.4

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4.5

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Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

Creative Cuisine (62)
Tapas (60)
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Good for Anniversaries (46)
Good for a Date (44)
Fit for Foodies (44)
Handcrafted Cocktails (41)
Fun (40)
Romantic (35)
Worth the Drive (35)
Hot Spot (33)
Tasting Menu (32)
Good for Birthdays (32)
Vibrant Bar Scene (30)
People Watching (30)
Good for Groups (26)
Notable Wine List (25)
Bar Seating (17)
Authentic (13)
Good Vegetarian Options (13)
Late-night Find (12)
Business Meals (10)
Neighborhood Gem (9)
Cozy (8)
Pre/post Theatre (8)
Casual (7)
Gluten Free Options (7)
Happy Hour (7)
Healthy (7)
Local Ingredients (6)
Organic (5)
Vegan (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Scenic View (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Live Music (2)
Seasonal (2)
Spicy (2)
Great for Lunch (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 18 hours ago

A wonderful meal

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 (Thailand)·Dined 21 hours ago

The Prix Fixe menu for Dine L.A. includes foie gras,caviar, wagyu beef and more than 10 courses, which I think is worth the price. The favor and service is good.

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·Dined 2 days ago

Dine La dinner and meeting my brother’s girlfriend!
AMAZING Food!!!!!!!

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·Dined 2 days ago

Restaurant is amazing! Open table said all standard dining was booked! We got there and that was NOT the case.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 3 days ago

We had been to The Bazaar before for the dinela tasting menu last year and this year it did not disappoint. The food was fun and original. We especially love the foi gras cotton candy and the cheese steak. We enjoyed most of the 14 courses. We thought the beef cheeks could have had a more pleasing sauce rather than the olive.
And once we asked the server and chef to slow down so we could relaxand enjoy the taste within our mouths they did.
Highly recommend

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, People Watching, Fun, Tapas, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined 3 days ago

Ricardo, Daniel and the whole team were absolutely amazing. The meal was fantastic and we will 100% be going back soon.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Tapas, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 4 days ago

Tasty food, just a notch below bazar in south Beach, Miami. Came here to celebrate my gf’s birthday, and stayed for the dessert buffet :). I did the dine LA tasting menu, and it was just enough food to fill me up without bursting a button. Excellent value for $100 bucks. The sautéed shrimp on this menu was the highlight for me.

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 (Orange County)·Dined 4 days ago

Came here to treat my family. All four of us agreed it wasn't worth the $100 menu.

Music was louder than expected; it sounded like the weird vogue music you hear at fashion shows in movies. It was almost loud enough to compete with conversation, which seemed kind of tacky and tasteless. Is it really the kind of music people like to listen to in these kinds of fancy restaurants?

Service was good for a busy night. Sometimes the wait in between courses was a bit much, but it was a Saturday night so it was understandable.

Food was not worth the price. I liked 5 out of 15 courses (including the dessert) for the Dine L.A. tasting menu. My sister liked even fewer courses. My parents liked slightly more. Not worth it. The "bazaar" (gift shop area) seems to fit the implication of the name-- a random assortment of items, none really worth buying in my opinion.

I learned that foie gras is disgustingly salty and gross. The meat in the ramen and the shrimp both had this weird vodka (alcoholic?) undertone to it that was bitter and slightly sweet and gross. Some of the flavors were definitely experimental, but not in a good way.

Valet parking is a pain, but we got lucky with free garage parking elsewhere. Unlike the rest of the neighborhood, I am not made of money and will never come here again.

Tags: Tapas
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·Dined 5 days ago

We tried the DineLA fixed menu. The food was excellent - delicious, creative and unique. I had 3 rounds of their margarita which I requested to be spicy and it was amazing. The servers were all friendly and attentive. The only thing I didn't particularly like was the loud music. We would've requested for a quieter space but the people up front were not too friendly and accomodating.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Late-night Find, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Tapas, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined 5 days ago

Phenomenal meal; creative combinations of flavors exquisitely cooked - definitely one of the top dining experiences I've had in the last year!

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, People Watching, Notable Wine List
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on January 7, 2018

The food was outstanding. It was very expensive but worth it for an occasional treat.

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·Dined on January 7, 2018

BAD BUSINESS.

I was given an SBE gift card for Christmas, and wen to the website to see where I might use it. The Bazaar by Jose Andres was listed as one of their restaurants, so I made a reservation through Open Table and off we went.
After dinner I presented the gift card and was told they would not honor since they no longer are affiliated with SBE. When I told them I was confused since I found them on the SBE site, they said they were aware of the problem, as they've not been affiliated for years now, but SBE wont update the site. They continued to say they ran into many similar situations over the holidays with other people with gift cards. I recommended they tell their hostesses to ask diners before they're sat, so as to avoid the problem from continuing.
We ended going $350 out of pocket for a gift card that should have been honored. I understand it's SBE's fault for not updating the site, but The Bazaar has done nothing on its end to prevent what they admit has been an ongoing problem. BAD. BUSINESS.
The food isn't even that great. And paying $350 for tapas for 2 makes it even less palatable.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Unfortunately, service was very poor (for last 5 visits ). Waiters not train and do not know workflow of serving dishes

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 (Denver)·Dined on December 31, 2017

What a spectacular place. The restaurant is filled "bazaar" from the moment you walk in. Perfect name for this gastronomy type cuisine. Each bite of every item was filled with unique yet tasty flavors! Had a great time in both the main restaurant and in the patisserie for dessert.

Tags: Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Tapas, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Perfect night. Amazing service, creative food, outstanding place

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Food and service overall good, however charged us extra $80 wine which we didn't order, promptly had that removed from bill, no tip. That's not cool at that price point. No free dessert for our 10th anniversary even cheesecake does that horrible!

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 (Orange County)·Dined on December 31, 2017

The quality has changed a bit. I still enjoy the food for the memories, but I think the service is lacking. The food is not as good as it used to be and there are some items that are no longer on the menu that we used to like. Our service was not attentive as before.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Tasting Menu, Tapas, Business Meals, People Watching, Fit for Foodies
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 (México)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Excelente restaurante. Los platillos con gran sabor y presentación. El ambiente muy acogedor. El servicio de primera, muy atentos y serviciales. El final del menú, el postre, una gran sorpresa.

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 (Western NC)·Dined on December 29, 2017

FOOD WAS GOOD...STAFF WAS GOOD... BUT.... ALL FOUR OF US DID THE TASTING MENU BUT IT WAS NOT CLEAR THAT WE WOULD BE "SHARING " THE ITEMS WHICH SOME WERE VERY SMALL- EVEN THE WAITER AGREED AND TRIED TO PUSH FOR A LARGER PORTION FOR THE TABLE BUT THE CHEF REFUSED.

THE FOOD WAS GOOD BUT WE WALKED AWAY FEELING A LITTLE HUNGRY AND QUITE HONESTLY A BIT CHEATED AFTER PAYING $100 PP ON THE TASTING MANU THAT WAS SHARED. WE ASKED THE WAITER ABOUT IT AND HE EXPLAINED THAT THE MENU WAS PORTIONED FOR 4 OR MORE..CLEARLY NOT!

Tags: Fun, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 29, 2017

The evening was fabulous. The food is insanely delicious. My daughter and her friends said it was the best meal they ever had and the couldn’t decide which dish they liked the most. It would be great if they had a happy hour so the bar was full and fun

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for Groups, Gluten Free Options, Fun, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on December 28, 2017

A little bit of too much cheesy for me. Food with Good presentation,delicacy, the place is unique. Pricy Valet parking charges and it’s excluding tips.

Tags: Organic, Tasting Menu, Tapas, Casual, Live Music
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·Dined on December 24, 2017

GREAT food as always. Four of us got the tasting menu and after we got home we saw four extra charges for food items that we did not order, but things that just came out. We thought they were part of the tasting.
The server needs to be VERY clear or ask if you want to order extra items. Not cool! And we were charged for an extra drink that was never ordered.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 22, 2017

delicious & creative menu
with great service
make us curious for the next dish
go with 4 more for tasting more dishes :)

Tags: Notable Wine List, Tasting Menu, Late-night Find, Tapas, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on December 22, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our evening at Bazaar. We went there to celebrate my daughters 18th and it was a fun and surprising experience from beginning to end, with magic mojitas (with and without alcohol) and a variety of dishes amazingly satisfying for our vegan/vegetarian/pescatarian/normal eater group. Can’t wait to go again!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Raj our waiter was terrific. The sommelier was very knowledgeable. Overall great service and friendly staff. Besides what we ordered, seeing the other plates go by was fun and entertaining.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List
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 (Orange County)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Service was definitely the worst I've had in like five years of coming. Definitely not really gonna plan special occasions here. Made my girlfriends birthday experience not as great as what I would had wanted it or expected it to be

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 20, 2017

The Bazaar remains a great destination for heady molecular gastronomy. Some dishes are more clever than they are tasty, but overall it's a great dining experience for those looking for something different. It is fairly expensive, and the wine list is especially punitive. Coupled with an LA-high $50 corkage, there's no escape. Service was great, choosing our dishes, and pacing them competently - even comping us nearly $100 in drinks and food. The room is elegant, with a separate dining area for desserts, which proved to be the low point of the meal. Consider uber/lyft, because the SLS will hit you up for a $17+ valet fee.

Tags: Tapas, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on December 20, 2017

Beautiful! Everything was beautiful & delicious & service was top-notch!

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·Dined on December 20, 2017

This was truly an EXPERIENCE! Every bite was not only so thoughtfully prepared but so exquisitely presented. The desserts were edible art-absolutely delicious. Thank you for a memorable evening.

Tags: Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Tapas, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, People Watching, Good for a Date, Late-night Find, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Organic, Hot Spot, Fun
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 18, 2017

Great service and delicious food

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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 17, 2017

One of my favs nationally

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·Dined on December 16, 2017

This was my first time at The Bazaar at i loved it. Our waitress Kristina was very attentive and made great suggestions. I will definitely return.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Awesome! We loved it all.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Not the first time, we have eaten here. Not inexpensive but worth every penny.
Food is out of this world

Tags: Tapas, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 14, 2017

It was our anniversary and we had a wonderful experience! From the start every server that we did us congratulated us on our anniversary. Second the food was outstanding. Jose Andres think food group company is to be commended for the research in new dishes and flavors. Our favorite part of the night was the desert which is an entirely different section with close to 57 deserves to choose from. We loved it we will definitely be back.

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·Dined on December 11, 2017

The coordinator was rude although it was a slow night said they had given our table away when they were clearly not busy & had plenty of tables open. The drinks were good but the 18 one item “taste of the menu” was just awful almost inedible! The price was ridiculous, 100% not worth while. Would never recommend. To top things, when asked by the waiter what our thoughts were he insulted us by making a false statement that spanish food is high in sodium. Given that we are from Spain and have had over a hundred meals/cuisines from & in Spain; speechless!

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vip
 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 11, 2017

Another Great Restaurant from Jose Andres!
We loved this place. Excellent food, great service and nice surroundings. What more could you ask for? They have a very impressive wine list. This was a perfect evening.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 10, 2017

We loved everything about our visit. The service was impeccable, the desserts were so so delicious. Literally everything exceeded our expectations.

One thing that I would've requested differently is a table a little more away from the gift shop.

Tags: Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Fun, Scenic View, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Tasting Menu, Good for Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion, Gluten Free Options, Good for Anniversaries, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Food was awful, service was worse. Probably the most overpriced meal of my life, no value. Shame on José Andrés for putting his name on this mess.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 10, 2017

We had a great time.. stopped to have a few tapas and a drink . I enjoyed every moment. Drinks are strong and very good and tapas ordered the shrimp,octopus, and the phili steak. Delicious!!!

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