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Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill - LA Live

4.1
669 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
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  • Creative Cuisine
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for Groups
The Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill at L.A. Live modernizes the traditional “bar and grill” with approachable fine dining in a stunning setting. Esteemed hospitality designer Tony Chi captures the essence of the relaxed California dining experience which Puck made popular with the original Spago. Just like its name, the restaurant features a contemporary "bar and grill" menu offering Puck's signature comfort food that can be enjoyed either as a casual, quick-bite or as a leisurely dining experience. The restaurant offers creative salads, handmade pastas, pizzas from the wood-burning oven, enticing entrees and meats grilled over hard wood. Guests can complement their meal with a handcrafted cocktail, wine from the distinctive list or enjoy the restaurant’s housemade desserts.
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Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American
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Hours of operation
Lunch:
11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., Tuesday - Friday

Dinner:
5 p.m. – 9 p.m., Monday – Thursday
5 p.m. – 10 p.m., Friday - Sunday

**hours of operation may vary
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Phone number
(213) 748-9700
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AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Lee Hefter
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Catering
At Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill at L.A. Live, Wolfgang takes the traditional bar and grill menu to new heights. The diverse menu offers signature appetizers, wood-oven baked pizzas, classic entrees and hand-crafted cocktails.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Chick Hearn
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Parking is conveniently located at L.A. Live off of Olympic Blvd. A short ride up the escalator has you arriving at the front door to Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Wolfgang Puck sets the standard for special events, providing award-winning quality cuisine, flawless service and creative flair, perfectly matched to the occasion. All menus are customized with your event in mind, using seasonal ingredients that are sustainable and ethically raised.

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What 669 People Are Saying
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OpenTable Diner (Orange County)
5.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

Food is the best.... Wings are incredible!

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vipDoc1 (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

Great location right next to Staples center. Good creative menu. Service was a little slower this time

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vipCathielolo (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

What a delight! First time at this restaurant and it was not only DELICIOUS from start to finish, but the service was 10000000% amazing! Thank you so much - we'll be back!

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Tina (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

The food was great. For whatever reason the food was delayed, but the manager gave us a free glass of wine and halved the bill, which was very good of them. The waitress was very attentive and apologetic.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Great service by Rachel. She also picked a perfect wine. Roasted chicken never disappoints.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Great service!!!

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

Awesome restaurant, great atmosphere, LA live is a great venue. The drinks are a tad expensive..

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on January 3, 2018

Came here before a Laker game. Not my favorite WP restaurant. Too noisy to really enjoy the meal. Sorry I don't think I'll come here again.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
1.0  Dined on December 15, 2017

Shockingly bad, tasteless, overpriced and completely unworthy of WPs name. Fried chicken sliders were dry, the hummus (served with canned martini olives) was horrible (and $26) and the Tortilla Soup was so spicy my wife had to run to the bathroom.

I’m sending my full review to WP’s exec offices. Management should be ashamed.

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OpenTable Diner (Central Coast)
4.0  Dined on December 9, 2017

The food was wonderful but the best part was they did not charge an outrageous corkage fee for outside wine

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OpenTable Diner (Orange County)
1.0  Dined on December 2, 2017

I went here before and the experience was great. Unfortunately when I went there for dinner to celebrate my daughter’s birthday, well, that was another story.
We had a reservation, they were not prepared. Ok my reservation I requested patio seating, the hostess said “no one told me about it”; it took ONE HOUR for us to finally get a service. Of course by then we requested another sever. Food was average, nothing special like the last time we were there. I believe the manager came over to talk to us because we were upset about the situation, I said “I believe “ because no one has a name tag, so go figure.
Overall, horrible service, average food, terrible experience. We could have pick any other place to celebrate my daughter’s birthday and we choose this one. They mess up her 15th birthday. ☹️☹️

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OpenTable Diner (Orange County)
4.0  Dined on November 25, 2017

Steak was excellent!! Food was very good. Service could have been better.

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Jazzy5 (Los Angeles)
2.0  Dined on November 16, 2017

Salmon burger was disgusting

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on November 11, 2017

We were unsure at first as the inside was noisy and we wanted to "catch up" with each other. We sat on the patio/outside deck and it was perfect. The temperature was nice. We had a fantastic wait person who was very knowledgeable about the menu and was efficient/kind/nice.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
2.0  Dined on November 4, 2017

I realize that LA Live is a mad house when there are multiple events near Staples. Review is for dinner prior to a Kings game on a Saturday night.

Food - food is a mixed bag here. The sandwiches & salads are pretty good / portion sizes fair for the prices charged. The pizza my daughter had was lukewarm, Pasta I had was a very small portion size for $23.

Service - horrific. Getting my iced tea refilled required an act of God.

Value - just know you are paying "convenience" pricing at any of the restaurants at LA Live. You can be at Staples in 2 minutes, but you pay and arm and a leg for food. At least this place is more affordable than Katsuya (which is a total rip-off).

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vipOpenTable Diner (Cleveland)
1.0  Dined on November 3, 2017

Went for lunch. Waiter stopped by only 2x in 45 minutes. Had to leave for an appointment - no food! Tracked down a manager to tell them, and to ask for the bill for my iced tea. She apologized...not a good experience.

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vipDoc1 (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on October 31, 2017

Always had great food here but the new menu wasn’t up to previous standards. Nice location. Service was good as usual

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
2.0  Dined on October 25, 2017

Between the inside and outside noise, our experience was really negatively impacted. We could not hear one another speak.

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Knerq (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on October 22, 2017

The chicken wings are Fantastic. Mushroom pizza was great too. It was very busy so I'm glad we made a reservation. Typical big LA prices.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Mexico City)
3.0  Dined on October 14, 2017

Food was no good, hamburger over cooked, Cesar Salad was no good.....

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OpenTable Diner (Pittsburgh)
5.0  Dined on October 9, 2017

Our group of 6 had a great time. We didn’t feel rushed, but the timing of the meal was at an appropriate pace. The food was great too.

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Sherri (Milwaukee)
3.0  Dined on October 8, 2017

Unfortunately our server was not engaged in our table. We received our food before we got our drinks. The table next to us arrived after us and had an app drink and meal before we even ordered. One guest he forgot a drink. Then it came the wrong flavor. Waited more Another guest the cheese was left off the burger. Other than that, delicious food.

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Tbird (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on September 30, 2017

Great mac & cheese. Quick service with plenty of time to make your game at Staples!

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Brunchable (Washington DC)
3.0  Dined on August 16, 2017

The food was good and reasonably priced. The location at L.A. Live across from the Staplws Center and the Microsoft Theatre is unbeatable. But don't expect a high gourmet experience because of the Puck name. The menu is interesting and appeals to lots of palettes. I took my 12-yr old daughter there. We were both happy.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on August 14, 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed dining at Wolfgang Pucks. Service was swift and friendly . The food was flavourful . I enjoyed Calamari with pesto aolio followed by spaghetti all'amariactia. Calamari was a tad salty for my taste but the batter was light and fluffy . The spaghetti was a perfect al dente and the sauce and veggies delightful .

Next day my wife had lunch at Wolfgang Pucks and reported that the mushroom pizza was delicious .

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

Great fun atmosphere. The drinks are expensive but what do you expect for LA Live area. Met up before a concert and I'm glad we had reservations. The place was packed and buzzing with activity but we had a table in the middle of the action and it was great! The food took long but our waiter was great and brought a plate of fries for the table to share. It was the vibe we needed to get our concert night started right! Thank WP

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on May 19, 2017

It was excellent service, we had a good time at dark night. We will definitely come back again. Maybe you can send me a coupon.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on May 13, 2017

Needs more variety in menu. Good in flavor good place but needs more variety of foods. I was looking for a fish or chicken dish.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on May 12, 2017

I requested something for a birthday on my reservation and they did not get that note, so I had to ruin the surprise and request it at the table. Our waiter was very nice but he wasnt super attentive. I had to ask a different waiter for our waiter to bring the check, at which point he brought the check and i told him about the birthday note. After the flan was brought, he went on break and did not tell us, i found out because I overheard the waitress tell the table next to ours when she brought them their drinks after I had been waiting for the second check for 20 minutes.
The food was good but also took very long. The guests next to us, who arrived after, got their food much earlier than us. The bathrooms were terrible, no toilet seat covers and two of the non handicap bathrooms had toilets clogged with tissue. I can't imagine this would be the case on a Friday night. I was disappointed that after all that they still charged me for the birthday flan, which was delicious.
Overall, the food was good (my mushroom fettuccine was yummy, my fiance wasn't impressed with his burger, but the meat plate was excellent) and the location was great, but for my so-so experience I felt kind of ripped off. This was supposed to be a nice dinner for my fiance's birthday and I was underwhelmed.

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Love2Eat (Orange County)
5.0  Dined on April 14, 2017

The service was stellar, and it was a busy Friday night.
The macaroni and cheese was the best I've ever had outside my kitchen. Still thinking about it!
We had drinks, apps, salads and mains and were satisfied with everything. Wish we had room for dessert.

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