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About Ziran

Newly renovated, beautiful and elegant restaurant in downtown Los Angeles. Located within The L.A. Hotel Downtown. Check in with us on Yelp and get 15% off!

333 South Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90071
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Californian, American

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast:: 6:30am - 10:30am

Lunch: Daily M-F: 11:30am- 2:30pm

Dinner: Nightly: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
W. 3rd St.

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(213) 617-1133

Website:
http://ziranla.com/

Parking Details:
With Validation Parking is $5 for three hours

Public Transit:
Dash A stops directly across the street. Dash F stops one block away. Buses 55 and 60 stop across the street as well. There is a taxi stand directly in front of the hotel.

Executive Chef:
Orazio Parisi

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Past events:
American Chefs Federation - National Gala Dinner
Dinner honoring several top chefs from around the country

James Beard Foundation - Celebrity Chef Tour
Joining host chef Kevin Harry were:
Ari Taymor (Alma Los Angeles)
Bernard Guillas (Marine Room La Jolla)
Elizabeth Hong (Osteria Mozza Los Angeles)
Brian Scheehser (Trellis Kirkland, WA)
Sarah Strom (Shutter On the Beach Santa Monica)

Ziran Ratings and Reviews

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3.9

Overall Rating

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food

3.8

service

4.0

ambience

3.9

value

3.7

Noise

Quiet

74% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Groups (35)
Special Occasion (26)
Great for Lunch (25)
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Fit for Foodies (24)
Romantic (24)
Neighborhood Gem (15)
Late-night Find (8)
Great for Brunch (7)
Hot Spot (6)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Cozy (4)
Good for a Date (4)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Business Meals (4)
Good for Birthdays (3)
Casual (3)
Authentic (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Notable Wine List (1)
Good for Anniversaries (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Fun (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Healthy (1)
Bar Seating (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
People Watching (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Scenic View (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
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·Dined a day ago

Nice and relaxing

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·Dined on December 20, 2017

We have loved Ziran since we visited when it was newly open several years ago!
It is our go-to place for a night out, a place to celebrate and enjoy a meal!

Tags: Business Meals, Sunday Lunch, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 8, 2017

I was in LA on business trip stayed at the LA Hotel. I enjoyed breakfast a dinner at Ziran's. Great atmosphere, good food and excellent service.

Tags: Cozy, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Hot Spot, Business Meals
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

Food was terrible. I had black bass, and it may have been off. Salad leaves were limp to slimy. Restaurant is huge, and we were only people in it on a Saturday night. Will not be returning, ever.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on August 11, 2017

For an in-hotel restaurant, actually quite nice and food is fresh and tasty. Menu is nothing fancy, but maybe the dinner menu has more exotic options? Very nice bar directly outside the restaurant, but there might be one in Ziran that I didn't notice. Very open air and nice lighting. If you take the Dash, get off on 4th nor 3rd!!!

Tags: Good for Groups
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 23, 2017

The service was horrible it took 30 minutes to get water we were there for three hours

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 18, 2017

This is the fifth time that I have dined there. The food has been consistently good each time. I absolutely love their corn chowder, although they call it something else. Either way it's very delicious.

Tags: Casual, Cozy, Good for a Date
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 9, 2017

Bought a Groupon for a prefixed dinner and the main entree and dessert were beyond horrible. The seabass was so soggy that it was like mash potatoes and the chicken had a bad taste to it. We did not touch it and the staff did not bother to take into consideration our comment that it was not good. We went on a Friday at 8pm and there were only a total of 2 other tables dining. I would never go back.

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 (E. Tennessee)·Dined on May 29, 2017

It turned out to be our best restaurant. I had made reservations elsewhere, but it cancelled due to closure for a holiday, so I was scrambling to find another one. The party of five praised Ziran. It was quiet enough for conversation, food was tasty and well presented, and the ambience was nice. Thanks for a lovely evening.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Vegan
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 28, 2017

Tasty food and great service excellent all around !

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Healthy, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 14, 2017

Service was amazing! Food was good. Pork chop is very good. Savory bread pudding, so so.
Lava cake with caramel is luscious.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 7, 2016

The Ziran is a beautiful restaurant. The staff were very courteous and accommodating.
My guests were impressed with the room and the food. I will return.

Floraline Stevens

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Casual
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 25, 2016

This was my 2nd time and I had a Groupon, the waiter remembered me from 4 month ago, where I was seated and that I don't drink alcohol only diet Pepsi, this is nuts! I had an amazing service (pays to be nice!!!) the food was great (I'm a foodie) the Popcorn chowder is the best I have ever had!!! the food is great and lucky me the service was great too, I complemented the chef on the chowder and he sent me home with two extra orders free of charge! Wow! I'll be back!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 6, 2016

not a good sign that very few people were there. We had a good meal, but they charged us 18% tax and when we asked the manager about it he had no clue. It felt like the restaurant was going to take advantage of those customers who didn't notice.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 17, 2016

Brought wrong appetizer. Half an hour until we could get our waiter back and by that time we were so hungry we just ate the appetizer. I ordered sea bass which was so hard and dried and overcooked that it was inedible. I should have listened to the numerous reviews on Yelp that talked about mixed up orders, the dry over- cooked fish, and slow service.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 18, 2016

Food was really good and the portions were correct. May seem small for those use to big oversize portions. Service seems a little slow but it may also be the server trying to give it guest space and time to chat.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 9, 2016

This is the BD Lunch for our co-workers. Service is very good and they served free dessert for her. Thank you so much! Thier service is always great!

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 30, 2016

Went in to do the dineLA experience. Filet and Pork chop were both ridiculously over cooked, but I enjoyed the burrata salad and their desserts. Also, only saw my waiter twice during the three corse meal. Once when we ordered a bottle of wine, and then a second time when he brought the check.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 29, 2016

All the dishes were well presented and had the right amount of flavor. The black cod and pork chops especially stood out for me.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 24, 2016

lovely hotel in Downtown, but the DineLA course my date and I chose made us both have diarrhea that night and the next morning. The food did not taste amazing, but was edible and unremarkable, but we left halfway through because it was disappointing and even took our desserts to go to consider having later. Never did.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 24, 2016

Ziran has a modern yet calm ambiance. The foods were great and the prices were reasonable. We went for DineLA and the menu had a good variety for selection. The waiters were attentive, friendly, and courteous. It's a good choice for a variety of occasions.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 23, 2016

Terrible service but the food was great.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 19, 2016

Our office celebrated its monthly birthday celebration at Ziran. Part of the reason was it was part of DineLA. The menu was very good and all nine were very happy with their lunch. The set up is great for a casual lunch for two or a group lunch. The staff was very good (but a little understaffed).
At lunch time it is quiet (because of its location), so if you have a group lunch and are near the Bonaventure, Ziran is a great choice.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 19, 2016

Good food, great ambiance, not that crowded.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on May 19, 2016

Ziran does not disappoint! Food is presented with care and is 5 star quality and taste. Service is atmosphere is beautiful with a trendy flair. We will return.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on March 12, 2016

Food was excellent. But the menu selections were minimal, and the vegetarian options almost non-existent.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on March 5, 2016

It was a completely delightful experience. Great food and atmosphere.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 24, 2016

I took my daughter to Ziran for her birthday followed by a Night at the Opera. A wonderful start to the night to help her feel special.

Tags: Hot Spot, Late-night Find, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 13, 2016

This is going to be a revelation for you! Variety of dishes, all yummy and creatively prepared! All of that in DOWNTOWN LA? You will not believe but it's happened! Just come test the chef! You will not regret!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 30, 2016

Booked for the Dine LA promotion; not sure what to expect but when we got there we were pleasantly surprised. The restaurant is in the corner of a large hotel lobby. Parking was probably the only real draw back, they were slow to get my car. Food was very tasty, creative and we loved every dish. The only feedback about the dinner would of been that the bread was not the best. Service was great, our server knew when to be there and when to give us our space. we for sure will be back...

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 30, 2016

Brought my mom here for a nice quiet birthday dinner. Tried to DINE LA special and got the ahi tuna poke started, which was delicious. For the main I ordered the Black Sea bass and the sauce that was on it complimented the fish well. Even though our desserts came with the meal they brought out two glasses of bubbles to go with them and put a candle on my mom's chocolate lava plate for her birthday. The chef even came out and greeted us. Overall a very delicious meal and great dining experience.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 29, 2016

I would have to start by saying that the valet took 10 minutes to get my car and over 25 minutes to bring it back even though there wasn't anyone else there waiting for their cars.
As far as the restaurant itself we were disappointed I had the tomato and burrata cheese appetizer which was a bit bland should've had a bit more of the balsamic vinegar and and herb to liven it up. Then I had the steak with mash potatoes and vegetables. First, I'm guessing the Chef must be an older person that has maybe not updated their plating since the vegetables were standing up sticking out of my mashed potatoes which I haven't seen done since the 90's, the portion of mash was a bit overwhelming and the mash itself was a bit gummy, my steak didn't have enough of a crust although I will say that it was perfectly medium rare yet lacked that contrast between in textures. It was also bland and unfortunately the demi glace that accompanied it one there wasn't enough and two it got coagulated too fast. It was probably thickened by a starch instead of a reduction of a good stock to the point where the natural gelatin of the bones thickens the sauce. Again lack of flavor in the sauce itself also played a huge factor as well. Maybe some peppercorns or mushrooms should be added for another layer in both flavor and texture.

My friend had the popcorn soup and said it was to her licking but then ordered the pork chop which first came over cooked and terribly dry. When she asked for another one to be fired it came back underdone and still tough. Plus, I want to imagine that what happened was that her savory bread pudding sat there waiting for the new pork chop and became quite dry instead of almost souffle like which it was before.

Tags: Romantic
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 (Toronto)·Dined on January 26, 2016

very chic, and fashionable ambience. the food was GREAT and the presentation was artisan.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Late-night Find, Romantic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 26, 2016

The design is ambitious and elegant. The menu items are intriguingly sophisticated. But the execution wasn't there. We were there for Dine LA. My pork chop, with a jalapeno sauce, was tough, overly spiced, just strange. My dinner partner's bass was too sweet, even for me, who loves sweet sauces. The apple crunch/cobbler dessert was a disaster. The cup was heated. The (sheer liquid) "tart" was cold. It obviously flopped, didn't jell, and shouldn't have been served. My cheesecake was edible, but not creamy. We did like the fruit sauce on the cheesecake. The party next to us were receiving coupons for future visits from the chef himself; clearly they had bitterly complained. My dinner partner was too polite to complain. But this was a really mediocre experience.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 23, 2016

I liked the setting and the decor. But that was about it. I had the cream tomato soup, pear salad and the steak sandwich. The cream tomato soup was just waaay too salty and I didn't even want try finishing it. The salad was pretty good. The steak sandwich was just okay. It tasted just okay than what it looked like. My friend got the chicken tortilla soup, romaine hearts salad and the salmon sandwich. Her soup was rather really tasteless, of anything at all. I didn't try her salad but she said that it was good. Now the salmon sandwich! The server told us that it was his favorite sandwich from the menu so we were looking forward to it. And behold, it was the worst of them all. The salmon sandwich just smelled reeeaaally fishy. And I mean FISHY, it was like the fishy smell you smell on uncooked fish. I could even smell when it wasn't even in my mouth. It's not like I've never had fish before. I love seafood and eat cooked fish occasionally, but this, I just couldn't handle the smell. My friend felt the same way with the salmon sandwich too. Both of our conclusion was that the salad was the best out of what we ate. Won't be going back again.

Tags: Romantic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 18, 2016

My boyfriend and I chose this restaurant to start off our DineLA experience. We were the only customers at the restaurant, which was awesome but a little awkward at the same time. The waitstaff provided excellent service and probably more than excellent since we were the only customers there at the time. Food was delicious and my favorite was the popcorn corn soup and salmon sandwich. I would definitely come back again!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 3, 2015

My colleagues and I had dinner here after an afternoon seminar at the hotel where the restaurant is located, the nicely refurbished "LA Hotel Downtown". Though the menu is somewhat limited (as previous reviewers pointed out), the food we had was delicious, and expertly prepared and presented! One colleague had a high-end cheeseburger that was wonderful, he said, and the other one, and I, both had the Roasted Sea Bass, which we both thought was the best we had ever tasted! (It's called "Honey Miso Brushed Black Bass.")

Not only was the flavor and texture of this dish amazing, but it was a huge, generous portion of seafood (I'm guessing it was 10-12 oz.)

Service was perfect; not too smothering, but there when you needed them. Everything else we had was excellent, too. The room has been beautifully restored, from what was in a past life, a mundane, hotel coffee shop!

Sadly, there were only a few tables going throughout the whole dinner hour on a Thursday night, which is probably not uncommon for hotel restaurants, but again, this is not a common place! I hope they expand the menu, and attract more clientele to this deserving place, which is too well-kept of a secret right now!

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 26, 2015

I stayed at LA Hotel Downtown and this is the restaurant inside the hotel. Beautiful setting. Nice ambiance. Restaurant was virtually empty when we had dinner, 7:15 pm, Monday night. Smoked corn chowder was good, not great. Likewise my salad, which came in a little pile with dressing already on it, so a bit soggy. Enjoyed a great glass of white wine. Went back for breakfast on Wed and I enjoyed my omelette. Service was very good on both occasions. I rate the spot fair. Definitely not for foodies, in my estimation, but for a quick and convenient meal, it was fine.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch
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 (Orange County)·Dined on July 24, 2015

We so enjoyed our meal at Ziran, from the understated but attentive waiters to the friendly chef who visited our table, it seemed that Ziran welcomed us and then presented us with a delectable, beautiful and memorable meal to round out everything for a wonderful dinner date!

We'll be back. You might want to try Ziran soon, before it's discovered by the masses!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 20, 2015

We would go back again in a heartbeat. Service was fantastic and food was pretty to eat.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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