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California Canteen - CLOSED

3311 Cahuenga Blvd W, Los Angeles, CA 90068-1327
+1 323-876-1702
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good46%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
17 Mar 2015
“California Canteen has been closed”
10 Feb 2015
“Romantic little Gem of a Restaurant”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, International, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3311 Cahuenga Blvd W, Los Angeles, CA 90068-1327
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Reviewed 17 March 2015

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Thank Plumbstar
Reviewed 11 February 2015

I love this restaurant! The ambiance is wonderful and the music delightful. The French cuisine is very enjoyable and the wine selection is pretty good. This is my favorite place to go for a casual dinner with friends or for two. The lighting is low...More

Thank Suzanne E
Reviewed 21 January 2015

My hubby and I went here since it was close to Universal Studios. The service was poor, the waiter snobby, and the food was very average. The best thing we ordered was the French Onion Soup. I will admit it was delicious and probably the...More

Thank Janice H
Reviewed 28 July 2014

Been here on a few occasions. Family member Birthday party of 20, romantic dinner with my husband, Family dinner with the all the kids. its a great little place, quaint & quiet with a bit of old Hollywood feel to it. Right on Cahuenga close...More

Thank LenaG1969
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Been here a number of times. My brother lives nearby. Always had a great meals. Generous serving and a good wine list. Beer & wine only.

Thank Plumbstar
Reviewed 25 November 2013

A friend and I went there for dinner and drinks and it was good. Only serve beer and wine...A lot of Italian dishes that are good for a French restaurant

Thank travelshooter71
Reviewed 19 October 2013

perfect bistro - interesting plates, casually served; terrific wine list. The owner (Yannick, from France) knows his wines and his plates... he's also totally personable. For those who kavetch about the service, sit at the bar. We stumbled on this place after doing a fantastic...More

Thank RomeTheSecondTime
Reviewed 3 August 2013

For my birthday, I was treated to dinner at the California Canteen, near Universal Studios in LA. I really enjoyed to French ambience and some really delicious French food. Collectively, we ordered and shared some steamed mussels, an order of onion soup, the grilled rack...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 21 June 2013

I'm not sure why one of my favorite bistros chose to call itself the "California" Canteen, since it is clearly French in flavor, but it did. No matter. I've been eating there for close to twenty years and have never had anything but good experiences....More

Thank Kris W
Reviewed 24 February 2013

My wife and I have been coming to Canteen for over 15 years now. We have never been disappointed. The old world atmosphere (somewhere from a small town in France), well and tasty prepared food, the menu and charm are just some of the highlights...More

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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3311 Cahuenga Blvd W, Los Angeles, CA 90068-1327
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 323-876-1702
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