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Tam O'Shanter

2980 Los Feliz Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90039-1524
+1 323-664-0228
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (85 reviews)
“creamed spinach” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Irish, Pub, Scottish
2980 Los Feliz Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90039-1524
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you love Irish pubs how you love Irish food this is the place​ the toad in the hole is breathtakinge to come OMG well worth the visit

Thank csimmamps
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walk into the Tam O'Shanter and step into an atmosphere time warp. Incredible woodwork interior and interesting layout. Lots of elderly, colorful locals seem to always be there. I go to lunch here on occasion with a business colleague who loves this place for the...More

Thank sandyeggos
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

If you have even a wee bit of Scottish, you will love this place. And the best part is that the food is better than in Scotland! Besides the good food & great service, this has been a part of Hollywood for decades. There is...More

Thank lynndds
Reviewed 9 October 2017

This restaurant has a wonderful atmosphere. We had lunch at the famous table #31 and we loved it. The food was very good, prices are average, maybe a little higher. Nice selection of beers, many on tap. Service is great.

Thank Guybrush79
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Sad to pass on this negative review of an old LA standby, Tam O Shanter, part of the Lawry's family. Went there this evening for supper in the Carvery. On the menu was advertised Tanqueray gin $9.00. Ordered a Tanqueray martini up. Was charged $16.00....More

Thank davidthefoodie
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I do not eat red meat very frequently, but when my sister treated me to a prime rib dinner at Tam O'Shanter, I enjoyed it tremendously. The cut was fresh, delicious and juicy. The mash potato and gravy and shepard pie complement the prime rib...More

Thank L S
Reviewed 20 September 2017

This is one of the oldest restaurants in Los Angeles. Many years ago, the name was changed to THE GREAT SCOT, but then the old name was brought back. The service is excellent, the meals are out of this world, and the atmosphere transports you...More

Thank 484karlc
Reviewed 31 August 2017

I have been to the Tam on many occasions and never once did I have bad service of a bad meal. This is a restaurant that Walt Disney ate at many times and there is a special booth dedicated in his honor.

Thank wa6flr
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Was excited to go to this iconic restaurant but was disappointed in the food. My $40 prime rib was a small cut. Ordered medium rare and it came out RARE.... couldn't even cut it with a knife.... had to pull it apart. The Yorkshire pudding...More

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Chowed down there last month...Grew up in the SFV way back in the 60's and went several times over the years...Visiting town we broke bread with some old pals at the TAM...Thing I did learn was the fact it was the first drive-in back in...More

Thank Artie B
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May C
23 September 2016|
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Response from Susilou | Reviewed this property |
As JulieMack said, no dry rub on thr amazing prime rib. I would doubt that the potatoes have any gluten added and you'd need to ask your server about the creamed spinach and corn. You would have to skip the Yorkshire... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$40
American, Bar, Irish, Pub, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2980 Los Feliz Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90039-1524
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
  • Phone Number: +1 323-664-0228
  • E-mail
Delighting diners for 90 years, the Tam O'Shanter is Los Angeles' oldest restaurant operated by the same family in the same location. Enjoy good cheer, warm hospitality and exceptional food in a cozy old world atmosphere. If you have some Scottish ancestry, you might even find your family tartan among the extensive collection decorating the walls!
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