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Water Grill

544 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90071-2602
+1 213-891-0900
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (92 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (27 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
544 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90071-2602
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Reviewed yesterday

There are few restaurants that I would consider the food as extraordinary, but the Water Grill in DTLA is in this category. My server was Coronado, who was not only pleasant but knowledgeable in all things oyster and knew the menu. He assisted me in...More

Thank O1078CAanned
Reviewed 6 days ago

We haven’t been here in awhile and we had good memories, but we were very disappointed; the food was nothing to rave about the portions were very small and the service was slow and bad; we were never asked if we want more water oe...More

Thank Carmela K
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was delicious! Don't miss the aubergine parmigiana and the burrata with slightly charred sweet cherry tomatoes! The pizza is great and fairly large. The house red is wonderful!

Thank SabrineStory
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is excellent! Great food and service. The New England clam chowder is the best I ever tasted! The Henderson raw oysters are SO GOOD!!! The bread is addicting. A must when in L. A

Thank Klwh59h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would say everything is good. Service crew were awesome & helpful, seafood was super fresh and yummy. Comfortable seating . Indeed a great restaurant to dine in.

Thank Medeline K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A few friends of mine and I went here last night and it was wonderful. All the seafood was super tasty and the wine list was exquisite. We had a really nice waiter, Austin, who made the dining experience fun and he was very well...More

Thank foxxdance68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I like everything about Water Grill. The wine selection, the oyster bar, the service and the food. Try the shrimp and grits...as good as New Orleans

Thank Howardniner R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easily the best in the downtown area. This restaurant has a friendly vibe with good management and wonderful service. The place is large and busy, but you can still hold a quiet conversation at a booth, table or at the bar. Terrific wine list and...More

Thank HappyTraveler0109
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun to sit at the oyster bar and sample seafood while watching a ball game and joking with the great staff. Bustling place with a very large selection, everything was super fresh (seafood delivered by a large refrigerated truck late every night) and congenial staff.

Thank NJfrogge
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner here before our concert at Disney Hall. I can recommend this restaurant to all seafood lovers. The clam chower is excellent and any fish you order will be prepared to your liking. Very good service adds to the experience. A little pricey...More

Thank russzVanNuys
Downtown Los Angeles is a busy metropolis of towering
buildings, bustling streets, and industrial
warehouses. There is a distinct multiplicity of
cultures here with a growing influx of business
professionals and hipsters. Many call the evolution of
Downtown over recent years gentrification. New lofts,
bars, hotels and restaurants are popping up regularly.
Downtown is home to some of the very best restaurants
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Rudolph C
9 June 2017|
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Response from Rob H | Reviewed this property |
If 2 go, expect to spend over $100 without aooetizers, drinks or tax.
28 December 2016|
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Response from anjik008 | Reviewed this property |
Business casual
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 544 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90071-2602
    (6th St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 213-891-0900
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