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Providence

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5955 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038-3623 (Wilcox & Cole)
+1 323-460-4170
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17:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:30 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 18:00 - 22:00
Fri 12:00 - 14:00
Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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New York
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132 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Extraordinary does not sufficiently describe our delight. From the moment when I made the reservation, I was treated by the woman who took it with both courtesy and good humor, that is worth noting. She was so pleasant. I begin with this because throughout the several hours of this dining experience , each and every staff member was extremely knowledgeable... More 

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Thank newyorkscreen
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14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good to try out what the 'rave" was all about.. .being difficult to get dinner reservations. Very attentive service matched price of menu. Quality of creative cuisine refined for 2 Michelin-star rating. Only set menu by chef with wine pairing.

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Thank LimChen L
Melbourne, Australia
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63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Providence offers wonderfully fresh, carefully prepared seafood that is a joy to look at and, of course, to eat. The crab cakes were fluffy, light and served warm. My salmon was also cooked to perfection, gently flaking away on touch. I also enjoyed the various additional tasting morsels served between courses. The mussel foam, for example, was rich and creamy... More 

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Thank Luke M
Los Angeles, California
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128 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

With two Michelin stars Providence probably doesn't need my review but I did want to comment on it. We dined ar Providence two nights ago (April, 2017) to celebrate our companion's 85th birthday. It turned out to be one of the most monumental meals we have ever experienced. We selected the seven course menu which ended up including three amuses... More 

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1 Thank Ken T
Los Angeles, California
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174 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were at Providence, for the first time, to celebrate a friend's birthday. We chose the 7 course prix fiixe menu, but in reality with the little extra appetizers and the little extra desserts, there are more than 7 courses. Only one choice to be made (among salmon, duck and beef; we chose the salmon). All marvelous. The service is... More 

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Thank John_Schunhoff
Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent a lot on dinner for me and my family, it was nice but not the best. Took very long for food to come...Worth the wait but an hour of wait was very long! :/

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Thank hannahk878
Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best in terms of food, service, and ambience but quite pricey. Their course meals are your best bet

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Thank skhwarg
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cannot think of anywhere in Los Angeles to go for a special celebration dinner. The ambience, the extraordinary foo, exceptional wine list and attentive service all makes for a really exquisite dining experience. Providence is flawless in how you are greeted and treated from the moment you walk into the restaurant. Prepare to be transported for an evening. Worth... More 

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Thank revetab
Los Angeles, California
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the tasting menu- along with wine flights. Amazing food , superb service. We went there on a Dine LA special and thiught that may have an affect on the service- NOT the case- which was a very pleasant surprise at s restaurant this caliber

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1 Thank bajagirl310
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recommend this place to anybody who's in the area. They will take care of you promptly and the food is delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Cuisine
Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 21:00
Monday
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
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: +1 323-460-4170

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Hollywood

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Hollywood
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 partying - the Hollywood club scene is a haven for thumping music and table-side bottle service. But parties aren’t the only way to enjoy this area, many visitors come to the neighborhood to sit back with a picnic to watch a performance at the Hollywood Bowl and those looking to stay fit trek along nature trails in the Hollywood hills and in Griffith Park.
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