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Tasting Kitchen

1633 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90291-3744
+1 310-392-6644
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“tasting menu” (14 reviews)
“pasta” (42 reviews)
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Italian, American
1633 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90291-3744
Neighbourhood: Venice
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We booked for three people and were seated upstairs which was great. The food is Mediterranean style and the wine from France and Italy everything was perfect and delicious we loved it all! Most dishes are to share between the table which is great.

Thank Melchior O
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was fun , it was pretty tasty, we enjoyed the whole experience. Menu was intereting Definitely worth a try

Thank iwilltrain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great restaurant with a wonderful atmosphere. Loved service and food, very nice and hip ambiance. If you are looking for current restaurant that one is great choice.

Thank justApro
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Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We were excited to score a reservation as we heard such great things about Tasting Kitchen. Our server was great and did a great job of explaining the menu and the variety of options. He also explained the "chefs choice" menu to us and although...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We came here to share a couple of appetizers and have a drink before a late dinner. Luckily they were able to seat us at a community table. There are private tables. I had wine with a good pour and my daughter had the ginger...More

Thank Gmanbumpy
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I went for a mid-week dinner with 2 friends. By 9pm they had run out of burgers (pretty poor for a place that is advertised to be open until midnight). I ordered a $25 pasta dish that could only be described as kid's size menu....More

Thank kiarak75
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The food was excellent, but it shouldn't be enjoyed as a tasting menu (why below). I recommend thinking of the Tasking Kitchen as a gastro-pub... not a fine dining restaurant. Pick your own dish or small plates. Don't spend too much money. Then, the quirky...More

Thank PeachFacePaco
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The restaurant is not very large, tables are crowded and the noise level barely tolerable. The service was excellent and the food imaginative and well executed. The wine list was ridiculous for what was listed. I generally complain that the portions are too large but...More

Thank Unbongout
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

One of the better restaurants on Abbott Kinney. Cozy setup. We were here with a group of 6 people for a business dinner. I live in LA County, so rarely come south for food. They were quick to seat up and give us the menus...More

Thank Luvtosafari
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

The manager was rude to us the all time, and when the food came it was one of the worse meals of my life! Like someone just drop the full pack of salt in it! Horrible experience! Never again

1  Thank Sara S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 35 - USD 45
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1633 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90291-3744
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Venice
  • Neighbourhood: Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 310-392-6644
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