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About The Front Yard

The Front Yard at The Garland in North Hollywood fully encapsulates guests in an authentic Southern California dining experience. Our thoughtfully crafted menu celebrates the Los Angeles food scene. Upscale décor, stunning outdoor patio, hip bar serving “modern classic” cocktails, and a lively ambiance combined with the genuine warmth of dining at a close friend’s home creates a social atmosphere.

4222 Vineland Ave.
North Hollywood, CA 91602
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Californian

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: 6:00am - 11:00am , Mon-Fri
Breakfast: 6:00am - 10:30am, Sat-Sun
Brunch: 11:00am - 2:30pm, Saturday & Sunday
Lunch: 11:00am - 2:30pm, Daily
Dinner: 5:30pm - 10:00pm (5:30 pm - 11:00pm Friday and Saturday)
Bar: 11:00 am - 12am, Sunday thru Thursday (11:00 am - 1am Saturday and Sunday)

Cross Street:
Ventura Boulevard

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(818) 255-7290

Website:
http://www.thefrontyardla.com/

Parking Details:
Valet parking is $4 with validation and self-parking is complimentary with validation for 3 hours with purchase of meal.

Executive Chef:
Larry Greenwood

Private Party Facilities:
In addition to the main dining room, The Front Yard also offers a gorgeous private dining room which seats up to 20 guests. With elegant lighting, and a lengthy solid oak table, this private room is a stylish space for intimate gatherings.

Private Party Contact:
Matthew Chiz: (818) 255-7290

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Private dining and event space available. Please contact us for further information at 818.255.7290.

The Front Yard Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.3

ambience

4.6

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Great for Outdoor Dining (47)
Great for Brunch (38)
Good for a Date (35)
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Casual (34)
Neighborhood Gem (34)
Sunday Lunch (31)
Special Occasion (28)
Good for Groups (28)
Great for Lunch (24)
Romantic (24)
Good for Birthdays (22)
Bar Seating (21)
Handcrafted Cocktails (21)
Fun (20)
Cozy (18)
Creative Cuisine (18)
Good for Anniversaries (18)
Fit for Foodies (17)
Business Meals (15)
Worth the Drive (15)
Hot Spot (12)
Vibrant Bar Scene (12)
Happy Hour (11)
People Watching (11)
Quick Bite (10)
Quiet Conversation (10)
Authentic (9)
Kid-friendly (9)
Comfort Food (9)
Good Vegetarian Options (8)
Healthy (8)
Afternoon Tea (7)
Scenic View (7)
Tapas (7)
Local Ingredients (7)
Afternoon Coffee (6)
Disabled Access (6)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Seasonal (5)
Late-night Find (4)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Organic (3)
Great Beer (2)
Spicy (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Vegan (1)
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·Dined 2 days ago

It was a very nice restaurant, the only item I did not like was the potatoes the filet mignon was excellent.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Orange County)·Dined 2 days ago

The food was good but there aren't enough veggie options (I had to go with two starters, and there were no specials due to the DineLA offer, which also had no veggie entree).

Also, the place was packed - staff was doing its best to accommodate but not every employee was on the ball (for example, we were asked to stand to one side after checking in with the front desk, and then a totally different staff member came up and asked if she could help, as if we were befuddled tourists). Our waitress was lovely, though.

All that said, we enjoyed our meal, the atmosphere was great, and we will be back. I'm also glad that management has decided to increase employees' pay.

Tags: Disabled Access, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Fun, Bar Seating
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 2 days ago

We went Saturday for my friends birthday. The ambiance was very nice. Sitting in the patio hidden from the world was fabulously unique experience and for that reason I would go back. We had brunch royal sandwich - a very yummy short rib with a fried egg on top hamburger. Loved it. The coffee came in a French press which was neat but the coffee they use was tart and I couldn’t drink it. Our waitress was the worst part of the experience. She was terrible. She had a bad attitude like she was doing us a favor. She hardly came by to ask if we needed anything. When I said I couldn’t drink the coffee she didn’t offer me another option or anything. She should not be in the service industry. The other waiters were hustling and helping their tables. I felt jiped especially it was my friends birthday and she didn’t do anything to make it or more special. Otherwise we enjoyed and I will give them another chance but if poor service is repeated then we are done.

Tags: Business Meals, People Watching, Sunday Lunch, Cozy, Romantic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 2 days ago

Love this place, great customer service, amazing ambiance. I'm a returning customer and will continue to be! Also, very helpful that they will seat people for reservations even if the full party is not there.

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 (Orange County)·Dined 2 days ago

The banana bread and pop tart were SO good! Highly recommended.

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·Dined 6 days ago

The restaurant was closed. Please explain how I was not notified.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 6 days ago

Had a lunch meeting and it was the perfect setting

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 15, 2018

Really impressed by this place. Hot sport for sure. Food & cocktails delicious. You really feel like you are in some one's home. Def go back.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Hot Spot, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Casual
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·Dined on January 14, 2018

I had a great time and was very happy with the food and service. The only thing is when I first made the reservation they asked what was the special occasion but the day we ate there nothing was done as if they did not know it was my birthday. But other than that everything was perfect

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Casual, Good for Groups
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 14, 2018

The Front Yard is in the Garland Hotel. Lovely place, but way too loud for comfortable conversation. A reviewer recommended the patio, and that's probably why, but it was a chilly night, so we were inside. Food was delicious, and the server was outstanding. Wish I could remember or find her name to include. I'll try the place again when I can sit in the patio.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 11, 2018

This place is becoming one of my favs. Love coming here. The food is consistently good and is the service. I usually sit outside, but since it was chilly, we sat a a corner booth in the bar. It was cozy and not too noisy. Ordered the carmelized brussel sprouts which was awesome. Can't wait to go back again.

Tags: Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Great for Brunch, Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Went here for brunch and enjoyed the Huevos Rancheros. It was prepared quite differently and deliciously.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 6, 2018

This was my second time dining at The Front Yard but the first time for brunch. The patio was busy but they got our four top seated quickly. Food was excellent. The TFY Benny and homemade pop tarts are not to be missed. Love that we could bring our dog too! Will definitely be back. Perfect place to bring out of town guests!

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·Dined on January 1, 2018

A great little spot. The food was delicious and the staff was kind and accommodating. One of my favorite patios that I have ever dined in. We went for brunch but I would be perfectly happy to (and certainly will) return for lunch or dinner. This place is a hidden gem.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Business Meals, Cozy, Sunday Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 1, 2018

food was yummy
wait staff was knowledgeable, courteous and attentive, but
music was much too loud

Tags: Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Higher energy than expected, made for a fun environment but not easy to hear each other

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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Looking for a special New Years Eve dinner so gave The Front Yard a try. When we received our bill, we were surprised and found it totally inappropriate to be charged an automatic 18% service charge on a dinner for two!

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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Love the bottomless mimosas and friendly staff

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We love the brunch here, we have been coming since they opened. Great bloody mary, creative menu, beautiful decor and friendly staff.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Really nice restaurant. Good selection of well made food. Great, super friendly service. Reasonable prices.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Sunday Lunch
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

This little gem is nestled right in the San Fernando Valley not far from Universal Studios. The appetizers were amazing with a nice variety of food choices. Their menu is unique with some tasty options like chorizo deviled eggs (which were delicious). Best of all was the ambiance. It has cozy seating for 2 and nice options for smaller groups as well. I will definitely be going back.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Tapas, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Authentic, Cozy, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 27, 2017

We enjoyed two delicious lunches at the Front Yard. Our service was excellent and helpful. The wine was great. The garden setting in the heart of the city was a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle on the streets. (If you want to sit in the garden area on a weekend, be sure to use Open Table for a reservation in advance!)

Tags: Fun, People Watching, Great for Lunch, Cozy
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·Dined on December 26, 2017

Wonderful service, festive atmosphere, tasty food, & terrific craft cocktails! I've come to the Front Yard with my mom & boyfriend for either special occasions or just a regular happy hour, & they never disappoint. Lovely place & atmosphere!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Quick Bite, Authentic, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Brunch, Afternoon Tea, Happy Hour
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·Dined on December 25, 2017

I think the decor is great. The buffet was nothing special. The salmon I had was raw in the middle. Our table wasn’t clean. It might as well have been a cafeteria, there are no table linens. We couldn’t believe it was $55 per person, $284 for the 4 of us to have an under cooked meal at a dirty table. I think it’s very expensive for disappointingly below average food. On the surface it looks as though it will be really good but it just isn’t.

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·Dined on December 25, 2017

Came here for the Christmas Day brunch. The ambiance and decor were lovely. I really dig the outdoor seating area with fire pit. Our server (a lady from New Zealand) was top notch.
The drinks were decent, but a bit too pricey. The buffet itself has plenty of choices, but of the meat entrees, the salmon was undercooked or soggy. The beef a little too rare and the turkey was dry. The stuffing was dreadful and the mashed potatoes tasted very bland. The desserts were very good. But overall, even considering that it was holiday pricing the price per person for the food did not match in overall quality after the hype.
But with a few drinks, some lovely company and the atmosphere overall, I enjoyed the visit and will probably return.

Tags: Casual, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on December 25, 2017

Food was terrible

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·Dined on December 25, 2017

We came here for Christmas Eve dinner and it was delicious! Great cocktails and great food. Would recommend for a special occasion or date night.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Front desk wasn't very receptive or warm when greeting us. We enjoyed our brunch/food very much. The pop tarts are delicious. Server never came around to refill my glass unless I asked. The manager was nicer. Ambiance and food will have me back to give it another try.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Romantic, Good for Groups, Fun, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Always good food and great cocktails. Cool retro 70's vibe and good service.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Casual
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 19, 2017

We eat here regular as we live in the neighborhood. It was nice to have some new choices on the menu. The Tuna and Artic Char were great and we like the new take on the octopus. Thank you.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Great food great setting

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 (Central Coast)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Ambiance is trendy. Personnel are friendly, if not overly so. Food is Ho Hum. Prices are higher than one would expect, and they add a 12% tip to every bill and then suggest an additional tip all under the guise of paying a fair wage to their employees. I wold prefer to have that privilege (paying a fair wage via my tip), based upon merit, not coercion.... We won't be back anytime soon.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Came here for brunch with my mom on my birthday and the service was excellent! Delicious mimosas :) just wish they have more options for people who don’t eat beef or pork on the breakfast portion of the menu.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Went here with my bff for appetizers, wine and a good martini. The Front Yard did not disappoint! Really great set up - indoor / outdoor dining areas with plenty of heaters(outdoors) and great seating areas that made you feel cozy and private. We had great service from our waiter Travis. He had great wine suggestions and really knew his wine list. We had the big eye tuna tartare, the chorizo deviled eggs, roasted octopus, bone marrow and a cheese and charcuterie. Everything was excellent with the exception of the cheese and charcuterie- felt it was a bit pricey for what was delivered. But everything else was wonderful! Highly recommend!!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Delicious food, great service , nice atmosphere. Been there multiple times. Often suggest restaurant when getting together with friends.

Tags: Casual
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Ambience is amazing and staff super friendly...

Managing staff and welcome staff always go above and beyond... it’s become my kids fav spot🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾 and that’s hard Front Yard doesn’t have pancakes and they still TOP 2 best brunch spots w drinks in studio city!!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Excellent service, great food, tasty bottomless mimosas, relaxing tranquil patio dining that was very pet friendly. Highly recommended for brunch.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Local Ingredients, Sunday Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on December 10, 2017

Very accommodating. We were running late so we called and asked for an extension of the reservation. Server was very attentive. Ambiance is very nice. Outdoor garden patio with fireplace.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Worth the Drive
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 6, 2017

I would have given 5 stars if not for the hostess basically saying we couldn't get a booth because walk in people were waiting for them (even though we had a reservation). So we sat at a table kind of in the middle of everything. The first one has AC blowing right on it, so we moved one over. Other than that, the food was delicious and the server was great.

Tags: Cozy, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Tasting Menu
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

I love the front yard great food great environment. However it just seems that as soon as they bring you your check they stop serving you the bottomless mimosas.

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Casual, Great for Brunch, Disabled Access, People Watching, Good for Groups, Bar Seating
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