The Bunker Hill Bar and Grill

4.3
191 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
The Bunker Hill Bar & Grill offers an upscale alternative to your typical sports bar. Our clientele finds a comfortable environment for both business lunches and weekend football. We offer a variety of foods (wings, tacos, burgers and sushi), happy hour everyday, draft and bottled craft beers on top of a full bar, and enough big screens to watch any game being broadcast (on DirecTV).

Bunker Hill Bar & Grill is nestled on the NW corner of 5th and Grand in the heart of the financial district. Our patio offers beautiful views of the downtown architecture and our heaters keep you warm on those cold Southern California nights. Bunker Hill features four distinct menus - weekday lunch, happy hour, dinner, and weekend brunch. We accept reservations a day ahead of time, large parties, and restaurant buy outs. Give us a call, or come in today, to experience a different kind of sports bar.
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Delivery or takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Sushi, Burgers
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Hours of operation
Monday - Thursday: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

Happy Hour; Sunday-Saturday: 3pm-7pm
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Phone number
(213) 688-2988
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Mika Nakata
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
5th & Grand
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Parking details
The valet service offered for our customers is run by the Torrey Pines Bank building. The garage entrance is located just west of Grand, next to the Coffee Bean and Thai café. The valet is available from 5:00pm to 9:00pm Monday to Saturday.
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Entertainment
Bunker Hill is dedicated to bringing you everything in sports. If it"s on TV it's on at The Bunker Hill Bar & Grill.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine
What 191 People Are Saying
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4.3based on recent ratings
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82% of people would recommend it to a friend
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1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 4

We had a reservation and were seated quickly. The restaurant was about one quarter full in the early evening. We waited for over 20 minutes for service and finally left without any server acknowledging us. We even tried to politely catch the attention of two different servers and were ignored. My husband and I were appropriately dressed and didn’t do anything to warrant this treatment.

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OT
Los Angeles
645 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Food was okay. The short rib hash was odd since it was a heavily vegetable based dish. Short rib French dip needed note horseradish sauce. Fries were okay. Wings were okay. If you eat and have drinks while watching football your bill can easily be over triple digits. That hurt more than watching your team lose.

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P
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

consistently good. fast and friendly service. host can be friendlier though (maybe he was having a bad day)

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OT
Las Vegas
21 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

decent spot. nothing great. Just basic American food. No bad at all, just not great.

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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 3ambience 2

Way too noisy

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LT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2018
Overall 5food 3service 5ambience 5

It is a convenient location for a pre-concert or theater meet-up with a big group of people.

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OT
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Service was outstanding! Outdoor seating offered nice views :)

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AC
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always good food! We had the chicken tacos and fish tacos on a Taco Tuesday. Our server was the wonderful Naomi. Highly recommended.

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DS
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Noise level is too energetic. Can’t hear well enough to have conversation with someone across the table from you without almost shouting.

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H
Los Angeles
11 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 4

Made a reservation for noon to watch a World Cup game. Arrived at noon and had to wait in line and also wait for the host to get off the phone to even get to the host. Didn't get to the host until 12:27. Granted we were seated immediately after finally getting to the host but improvements need to be made on customer intake. I understand that there was probably a high volume of people given the special event but a good restaurant is usually able to fluidly manage a full house. Opentable even indicated that the noon time slot was no longer available for reservations so they had fair warning that it was going to be a packed lunch. The food was mediocre for the price. It's a good place to watch a game (TVs everywhere so you're able to watch the game no matter where you're seat) but only if you make reservations in advance and come earlier than when you intend to be seated.

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o
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

calamari took forever and we had a play so we didn't even get to eat it. Otherwise, good

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T
Los Angeles
108 reviews
Dined on May 16, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Nice venue for lunch and patio seating a must to appreciate the beauty of DTLA and its weather.

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GG
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 2

Not impressed by the food or service. Food came out in stages. by the time some of the final plates came out the rest of us were done. We had to keep asking for refills since our glasses just sat there empty during the meal. Once we were done was when we were offered refills. We were there when it was relatively empty for the service we received. Our waiter was very friendly, helpful and accommodating that's why we gave it an overall 3 stars.

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L
Miami
5 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The chicken and waffles was out of this world! Juicy and crispy with great flavor. We also had the short rib Benedict, which was also fantastic. Service was exceptional!

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AM
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2018
Overall 4food 2service 4ambience 4

I went there for Happy Hour after work on 4/30/18 around 4:30.
There’ve been many times before.

I don’t know why the food was terrible!
Calamari are too oily, not crispy! Sweet potato fries, Garlic Brussels are overcooked!

That was the first time.
What’s happened !
Did you change the Chef?

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AC
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We both ordered the fish and chips... yummy! Great service. Recommended.

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U
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on April 16, 2018
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 4

The waiter told us the kitchen was closed at 8pm after we were shown to our table. Our reservation was 8:30. Then when we stood up to leave, he took a food order from another couple. Then said ok, I guess they’re still open. I just think he wanted to go home.

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PL
Los Angeles
11 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 1

I really like the burger and sweet potato fries at this pub. However, the noise level with all of the tvs and the super loud music is much too loud for any kind of conversation. And the AC is blasting cold. This is my last visit to this place.

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My new favorite brunch place. Love the food

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PA
Los Angeles
48 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 3

We were a table of 6 on 4/5/18 with a reservation at 11 am. 3 of the 6 of us ordered fish and chips. One person left most of her fish and chips and ate her french fries so the server took it off the check while the other 2 who ordered fish and chips ate it. The fish and chips were overfried and very dry. This was clearly the worse fish and chips i have ever had. Very unhappy with the fish and chips . We have gone to Bunker Hill before as our office it across the street from Bunker Hill Restaurant. We are hesitating whether we will go there for future lunches. It was just so bad. I would not recommend the fish and chips ever to other people. The other half of our party was pleased with their food which one ordered cobb salad, soup and salad, and someone ordered a pasta dish.

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

AWESOME food! The steak salad was the best! BBQ Chicken salad is good too!

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

LAFC official pub

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JF
Los Angeles
18 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Ordered the quinoa burger. It was filling and came with a salad. However, at $14, it should have come with fries. The fries were good and are meant to be shared at $6. Nonetheless, lunch would run you $21 for and sandwich, split fries, tax and tip. Thats pretty pricey for your own pocket vs an expense account.

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BC
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

The server was slow to in bring the tab check, we had to ask for it.

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 24, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Food was good and the customer service was great !

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TL
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good vibe and staff. The jam session was great as well. Nice place for a date or to hang with friends.

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CF
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 4ambience 2

Everything they served had no flavor - truffle pasta tasted like pasta drowning in butter, the wine was gross...I could not eat any of it.

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 3

Disappointed this time. They closed earlier, but never advised us why they were rushing us through our meal until the very end when they advised us that they are closing early due to maintenance. I’m not sure why they couldn’t have told me that when we walked in and I had reservations for two weeks. Someone could have said something at some point in time instead of rushing us through our meal and then kicking us out in the end.

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JS
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Bunker hill was a very great relaxed place to have brunch. They serve inexpensive mimosas (not bottomless, but cheap enough it’s not an issue). My only complaint is that the prices on the website didn’t match.

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F
Los Angeles
41 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

First time visiting though have walked by on numerous occasions. Fresh selection of salads - many beer to choose from (though we didn't imbibe during our lunch hour so will have to return for HH). Bright, sunny environment which we enjoyed. Only complaint, and it's minor, is we were nearly finished - as in one or two bites away - with our meal before the waitress returned to ask if everything was okay. Doesn't detract though - I'd return.

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BM
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

Went in for lunch with a friend. Service was nice and prompt. We both ordered salads and both were disappointing as there were drenched in salad dressing, I mean crazy drenched. The greens were so soaked in dressing I honestly could not tell the mixture of lettuces! No time to send back to kitchen.

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OT
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

Food was delicious, but service was really slow...

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AB
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on January 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place was GREAT...there were 8 of us, and we got prime seating. The mimosas are great, the chicken and waffles, MY FAV<

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OT
Los Angeles
14 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 2

Order was missing items that waiter never followed up on, brought us the wrong check, dropped off someone else’s credit card to us and never refilled drinks

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on January 6, 2018
Overall 1food 3service 2ambience 4

Took over 30 minutes to receive food. Had to ask twice for items. (I.e., coffee)

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2017
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

The food was absolutely horrible. I’ve never had such a dry grilled chicken taco before. The server that brought us our meal just threw the food on the table. He didn’t ask who ordered what; he just put the plates on the table and walked off. Bunker Hill Bar & Grill is the WORST restaurant I’ve ever dined in!!!!

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B
New Orleans
8 reviews
Dined on December 10, 2017
Overall 3food 5service 3ambience 3

It was a sports bar experience in the middle of a local pro team game. Boisterous and busy.

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OT
Detroit
39 reviews
Dined on December 2, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great spot and nice happy hour! I would recommend here!

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DM
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2017
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 1

Too loud. Took too long to get the food. The salmon quinoa bowl was okay--a little bland.

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San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Somewhat inattentive service. Pretty good food. They lost my special request for birthday cake. Unbelievable number of TV's for sports

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