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Getty Center Restaurant

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1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049-1657 (Sepulveda Blvd)
+1 310-440-6810
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 14:30
Fri 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
Sat 17:00 - 09:00
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1,306 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

But this is Getty style, and range from the restaurant is plentiful and the views of the Santa Monica Mtn is beautiful. Despite long queues everything ran relatively smoothly.The alternative is to visit one of the many cafes in the area.

Thank Phayao13
Abingdon, Virginia, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We only had lunch at the restaurant but it was amazing. We were told they pride themselves on acquiring whatever is locally available and creating wonderful dishes from it. I had possibly the best gazpacho ever and another member of our party tried the parmesan risotto which was to die for!! My snapper entree was cooked perfectly and seasoned with... More 

Thank Joann M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As my review title suggests, I wasn't impressed with this restaurant. While they do have a lot of choices for food, they are expensive and not that particularly good.

Thank Richard M
Pune, India
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220 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is very nice and a nice place to relax and enjoy meals/snacks. The choice of food/drinks are O.K but the ambience is lovely.

Thank Royadip
Laguna Beach
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service and food are first rate. The setting is not intimate, but it is pleasant, and evening sunsets can be wonderful. If the temperature is right the best views are afforded with the outdoor dining option, but be careful as it can be breezy.

Thank Ed B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You are going to the Getty and you need to eat. Why not try the restaurant ? Expert service and a great view. Would I go if I was not at the museum? Doubtful. But do plan to add the restaurant on to your trip. You will not be disappointed. Pictures are brunch service.

Thank Lawrence2300
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is more fancy than your average lunch/brunch location, so do expect to pay more for less and do hold it to a higher scale when you rate the restaurant. You're not getting your in-n-out pricing here for the fancy item menus that is offered here so lets lay that foundation down. That being said, the food is acceptable... More 

San Diego, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

If you've ever been to the Getty center you know how amazing it is but you also know how much of an effort it takes to get up there. So just a word of advice: if you have a lunch or dinner date and think you will be on time by simply arriving to the center before taking the journey... More 

Thank dexter619
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

My lunch at The Restaurant at The Getty was perfect! Exceptional service, delicious food made to perfection and great atmosphere with views of Santa Monica mountains. I highly recommend.

Thank Erica F
Southport, CT
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174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We came for brunch. Three apps are fruit based and some excellent egg dishes. The blood orange is infused with passion fruit and other herbs. The crab toast is excellent. We tried two egg dishes, both with poached eggs. One that included feta and sour cream was ruined by overly salty feta. Our server was knowledgable and responsive - he... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 35 - USD 80
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 09:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049-1657
    (Sepulveda Blvd)
  • Public Transportation: Public Transit Stops - Getty Center Drive
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Westside
  • Neighbourhood: Westside
  • Phone Number: +1 310-440-6810

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?