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Party Size
For 2
Date
Thu, 2/22
Time
7:00 PM
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The Brentwood Restaurant and Lounge

4.6
373 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
Top Tags:
  • Good for a Date
  • Cozy
  • Special Occasion
The Brentwood Restaurant and Lounge is a great spot for entertaining family, friends & clients. Horseshoe-shaped
black booths line the walls of the candle-lit room giving off an inviting, comfortable feeling.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
American
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Hours of operation
Sunday - Monday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm;
Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 12:00am; Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 2:00am
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Phone number
(310) 476-3511
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Bruce Marder
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
b/w Sunset Blvd. & Barrington
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Parking details
Valet. Also meter parking and a municipal lot across the street.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 373 People Are Saying
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4.6  based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.5
service
4.5
ambience
4.0
value
Noise · Moderate
91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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suzannep (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Great ambience! We came late after a UCLA basketball game...no problem getting even after game went to Overtime and we had to delay our reservation by 30min. Kitchen Regular menu stays open until 11.00 and even later with a “late night” menu. Austin was our waiter and he was great...everyone was super accommodating . Food was fabulous. Try the lamb or the goat cheese ravioli, even the mac and cheese or the Chicken Pot Pie! Atmosphere was rich and cozy...perfect bar scene with neighborhood feel. Highly recommend. We will be back the next time we are in town from Memphis!!!

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Westlafoodie (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

I had a 6:00 reservation. My friend was stuck in traffic on Barrington due to an accident. At 6:15 Eric, I'm assuming he's the manager, came over to my table and told me he had another seating at 8:15 and we would have to be out of there by then. I told him it wouldn't be a problem. My friend arrived and we had an excellent dinner. At around 7:15 my husband unexpectedly joined us and ordered a glass of wine and asked to see the menu. While looking at it, Eric came back and told us he needed this table by 8:15 and there wouldn't be time for my husband to order. I understand that we may not have had time. It was Eric's pressuring us that I object too. As we were leaving I pointed out to Eric we were out of there well ahead of his 8:15 time slot and that I didn't appreciate how much he pressured us to be out of there. His response was he told us we had to be out and he argued with me about this. As much as I like everything about Brentwood Restaurant, it will be awhile before I return.

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Harboc (Los Angeles)
1.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

Never again. I’ve been dining here for years. The other night I was asked to vacate my table after two hours as I was told there were people waiting for it. Inexcusable, rude, embarrassing, classless.

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vipaminla (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 29, 2018

A group of 7 of us are working on a committee project and went to The Brentwood Restaurant for dinner. Everyone thought it was a fantastic choice. Our server, Eric, was wonderful: friendly, attentive, and courteous. Our meals were outstanding - everyone loved what they ordered. Overall, everyone was very pleased.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Was just taken aback when we arrived 10 minutes late after having haircuts next door,(we apologized) and we were quickly told that our table had to be released at 8:00 and this was the problem arriving late , that everything had a timing in booking. Didn't think that needed to be dumped on two ladies. I was embarrassed to have bragged about the food and service to my friend and have a 'greeting' like that. We felt rushed by the staff and I felt like our fun night could go south. I'm not used to this kind of treatment. I 've been there a few times with regulars and I more often dine at Capo and Cora's . I mentioned who I dined with in the past and all of a sudden the treatment improved. they offered a change of table that we wouldn't be rushed out of. The food was very good,service got better. I am not a snob or demand special treatment, I will chalk it up to a strange, busy night. It was somewhat awkward. Thank God I was with a cool, confident friend who doesn't let stuff like that bother her.

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vipWestsideGirl (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

Had another lovely night at The Brentwood. The food and service are excellent. The atmosphere is cozy; love the dark, cool room. As always, Eric took excellent care of us and seated us right away at a lovely booth. We will be back.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 4, 2018

very nice spot that always feels just right. food and service are both great!

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on January 1, 2018

In town with my wife for the Rose Bowl. Wanted a restaurant close to our hotel and found The Brentwood Restaurant and Lounge. Meal was very nice and loved our waiter. Great neighborhood feel.

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vipWTrills (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

It’s a standard local spot. Good from time to time. the menu could use an update and the decor seems like it requires the level of darkness they employ. The noise level is too loud for quiet conversation. Not sure why as it’s not a young crowd.

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vipstiles (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on December 23, 2017

Duck salad excellent and big. Loved the meatloaf

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Swissks4u (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on December 17, 2017

Fabulous food, wine list,
service, dining ambiance, client else, and valet parking

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Monte (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on December 13, 2017

We were given a table for two which included direct lighting in my companions face and adjacent to the bar which was unbearably noisy. The table we were moved to was quite satisfactory, but lacked a server which we had to ask for.

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bartop (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on November 29, 2017

Lovely spot for dinner. Good food and fun people watching. We brought our relatives for dinner. They were in from Chicago and they thoroughly enjoyed the dinner and the vibe.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
2.0  Dined on November 18, 2017

The food was marginal. Our waiter Jeff ignored us most of the time. We won't be back there for anything ever. At the price we paid for 5 people to dine there it should have been way better of an experience. Will not recommend to anyone either.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on October 28, 2017

We always enjoy eating at the Brentwood. Lively Bar, lots of locals and solid food. Staff always friendly and accommodating. A local favorite.

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Navarro (Mexico City)
5.0  Dined on October 24, 2017

I lived in Bel air for 10 years and world dine at least acouple of times a month hère, came back after leavin in L A 8 years ago, and went back last week-end and it is still fenomenal

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on September 29, 2017

Neighborhood gem makes leaving my own neighborhood worthwhile

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on September 24, 2017

Both guests liked their food, good but not great. Sadly, my main course was pretty bad. Baby back ribs should be juicy and tender. Mine were dry and tough. Other than that, okay.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on September 16, 2017

Been here many times, but last Saturday the restaurant fell down. We were generally ignored by the waiters, the chicken was drenched in cheese, and the pacing of the whole meal was off.
We will go back, but not for a while. And on a Saturday night at 8:00 the place was half-full.
Wonder if they changed their chef?

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vipOpenTable Diner (Palm Springs)
5.0  Dined on September 8, 2017

From the welcome at valet, through the front door, to the table and the wine and food it is the rarest of places: a neighborhood gem perfect for a date, even when you are 70!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on August 17, 2017

Always nice.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on August 14, 2017

Food was very good and we had a great time with a friend's get together.
Barry

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on August 6, 2017

Consistently an excellent experience
Food and service always good

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OpenTable Diner (Orange County)
5.0  Dined on August 3, 2017

The Brentwood is a great place for all occasions. The service is outstanding. I 'd recommend it for meeting a friend over a cocktail or a business meeting.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on July 29, 2017

Brentwood is perfect in every way! Love!

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AdeleY (Phoenix)
4.0  Dined on July 16, 2017

Good food not great food. Service was lovely and noise level acceptable. Easy dining.

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vipNotafoodiebut (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on July 4, 2017

Really taste and great food, great service, great lighting.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on June 10, 2017

Great food and service as always!

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on May 31, 2017

The Brentwood Restaurant & Lounge has become the go to place for our monthly dinner get together with friends. Great cocktails, beer, appetizers, dinner and desert....never fails to delight the taste buds. The restaurant manager remembers us, the waiter is drop dead gorgeous, and we always enjoy the experience.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on May 28, 2017

This is a great neighborhood restaurant. Pricey but delicious!!
Loved the house salad and salmon cooked perfectly!

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