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5955 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038-3623
+1 323-837-8414
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“amuse bouche” (53 reviews)
“tasting menu” (85 reviews)
“seafood” (70 reviews)
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Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
5955 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038-3623
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is the perfect restaurant for food forward people with “large wallets “ to celebrate special occasions. The small plate tasting menu dishes are visually exquisite and delicious. The wine pairing is perfect, the pouring abundant......more than enough for 2 to share.

Thank thewanderah
Reviewed 2 days ago

Finally splurged to do the chef's tasting meal with wine pairing for every course and was totally worth it. One of the best meals I've had in L.A. - amazing seafood, even better bread and butter. Overall a wonderful experience I would do again in...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you visit LA and you like seafood and have a ton of money this is a must visit. They serve a multi - course chefs tasting menu. The oyster are some of the freshest in town. Only matched by sister restaurant Connie & Ted’s....More

Thank Jack V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chef and co-owner Michael Cimarusti earned two Michelin stars in 2009 before the eponymous guide decamped from LA. A restaurant guide that excludes LA is like a steelhead guide that ignores the Deschutes or a alpine hiking guide that ignores the Via Ferrata in the...More

Thank Treeman2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been lucky enough to eat at some fine places-Alinea in Chicago, Ben Canto in Portugal, French Laundry in Napa, Arzak in Spain, and a bunch more---Providence rocks them all big time. I was worried about the plain and sterile walls in this place,...More

Thank 822JohnS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fabulous dinner for 4 at Providence. There are 4 set menus to choose from. We went with the simplest, 4 courses. More than enough. Sophisticated but not wpretentious. Great staff. Best wine list I’ve seen in LA. Definitely going back. Only problem is...More

Thank Googlyman
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Providence remains one of America’s greatest halls of the luxe dining experience. Take your broker, a seat belt and a stadium cushion and strap in for the gourmet ride of your life. Whether or not it’s a special occasion, each visit will make you feel...More

Thank EdgarCosset
Reviewed 5 May 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed the chefs menu and wine pairing. The service was excellent and the food was very good but just short of great. We had eaten at Dialogue in Santa Monica a couple of evenings before so Providence had a lot to live up...More

Thank divenuts
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

I had a dinner at Providence last night. What a treat! Everything was perfect: the quality of food, service, ambience. The food is exquisite, delicious with innovative combinations, but not over-engineered. It’s modern fusion with Japanese influence. I loved the abalone dish, and the spot...More

Thank Elk1328
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

First and foremost, I must highlight and congratulate on the impeccable service, it was flawless from start to finish. We have always opted for the Chef's menu and as collectors, have always brought our own wine for pairing. Each and every dish will promote superlatives...More

Hollywood undoubtedly conjures up images of movie
stars and high-end lifestyles, and to this day,
tourists flock here from around the world to see the
iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame, Chinese Theatre and to
catch a glimpse of the famed Hollywood sign up close.
Celebrity impersonators and crowds give these areas
the feeling of an amusement park while many clubs and
hotels fill up around the weekends for late-night
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11 March 2018|
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Response from LATraveller77 | Reviewed this property |
Ditto everyone else's comments. Children are not "prohibited," which would probably be illegal anyway, but only bring children who are very well-behaved and even then, why? Do you really have children who would enjoy... More
17 August 2017|
Response from Andamy18 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure what the question is American or seafood there is actually both with an extensive menu and the food is delicious service impeccable staff very friendly
Catherine D
6 May 2017|
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Response from Daniel V | Reviewed this property |
Carpeted interior, although you'll be near other diners it won't feel like it. Super intimate.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5955 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038-3623
    (Wilcox & Cole)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Hollywood
  • Neighbourhood: Hollywood
  • Phone Number: +1 323-837-8414
  • E-mail
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