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$$ - $$$American, ,
118 E 6th St, Los Angeles, CA 90014-2006
+1 213-622-4090
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“garlic fries” (12 reviews)
“french dip” (31 reviews)
“sandwich” (19 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
118 E 6th St, Los Angeles, CA 90014-2006
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Coles is an authentic old LA experience. They claim French dip originated here in 1908 and it's fair to say, they've perfected the recipe over the years. We tried both the beef and pastrami and preferred the latter but both were good. Accompanied by garlic...More

Thank StevoHughes1
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

When entering the Cole's space in Terminal 4 of LAX, you're struck by the large, serious looking bar. I decided to have a cocktail with my dinner, and my Whisky Sour was superb, down to the beaten egg foam topped with a few drops of...More

Thank Hamersly
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Fabulous Happy Hour at Coles. Great French Dip Sandwiches (they were invented there in the 1900s) Happy Hour is medium sized sandwich with fries or excellent tater tots. Yum!!! For $6.00!!

Thank Lynne A
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

I'm a huge French dip fan. Top 3 favorite foods. I've had phillipes a few times and was never impressed. Coles was better. Good service. Good food. I've had better but went with the beef dip and Swiss with garlic fries. Would go back.

Thank John W
Reviewed 26 May 2017

This is the first place I stopped with friends for a drink in LA. My friend recommended me go here as they had some fun cocktails, specifically the slushie ones. We sat at the bar and our bartenders were very friendly and fun, talking to...More

Thank bmflynn
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Found parking down town Los Angeles, so stopted in here for a drink and a bite. Had heard so many good things about this place had to check it out. Could not get in the hidden speakeasy in the back, as it did not open...More

Thank Hanger24
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Had an evening meal here on Tuesday happy hour. Great food and drink reasonable prices. Good atmosphere loved dunking a beef baguette in gravy.

Thank yorky10054
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Went in for the first time to try the famous French dip sandwich. The atmosphere was great. We had an excellent margarita. The French Dip was just okay. Also ordered a lamb sandwich. It was extremely salty and not as much meat as we expected....More

Thank joneslb56
Reviewed 11 April 2017

An old, but very hip place: the hipsters and the seniors sit site by side and order sandwiches that come au ju not he side: Fresh turkey pastrami, etc. But i had hash which was absolutely great!!! The tater tots are very very crisp and...More

Thank RKZ90027
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I was a little skeptical by the limited menu, but what they do, they do well! The french dip that comes with the sandwiches really flavored things well and had you cleaning your entire plate!

Thank Jamie A
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Yes, children are allowed.
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Restaurant Details

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American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 E 6th St, Los Angeles, CA 90014-2006
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 213-622-4090
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