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“Very good but pricey and no ambiance”
Review of Simon

Simon
Ranked #1,659 of 10,876 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Price range: US$25 - US$100
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighbourhood: Central L.A
Cross street: La Cienega Blvd. @ Beverly Blvd.
Reviewed 11 September 2012

We where there for dinner on a Thursday night and it was almost empty so the ambiance was not very good.

Our experience with the food was uneven.

1- The tuna tartar was excellent and offered very original flavors for a tuna tartar. I really recommend trying it.

2- My wife ordered Ahi Tuna for her main dish and she absolutely loved it.

3- I ordered skirt steak, rare. I got it well done. I had them redo it and then I got it rare and cold (not cool; cold). The flavors were very good though. Even an average chef should know how to cook a steak and should know that the meet should reach room temperature before you cook it.

The service was excellent.

The food is expensive.

It could have been "excellent" but ended-up being just "very good".

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Thank Sylvain H
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Reviewed 16 August 2012

We dined in this restaurant on a Saturday night and there were only a few tables occupied and more staff than customers. Now we know why. The menu was okay with a reasonable choice. The food itself was good, although my partners salmon was overcooked, but certainly not worth the cost. The service was good. I'm sure that there must be better restaurants than this in LA in this price bracket. On the plus side they did have gluten free bread available. At the end they presented us with candy floss, a bit of a gimmick but it put a smile on my face. I wouldn't eat here again while they are still charging these prices.

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Thank fisherm3787
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Reviewed 19 July 2012

I was really excited about going here but the atmosphere was just a bit off. The food was good but not great. The staff were nice and friendly but I just felt like it was a bit of a hit and a miss

Thank Georgia C
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Reviewed 22 April 2012

We stayed at the Sofitel LA and During breakfast we were given a 15$ discount to have dinner at Simon, so we decided to give it a go.
The atmosphere is very good. I love the low light ambiance with the wood panels reflecting. Very special.
The service is faultless and impeccable. Attention to every details.
The food is also excellent. I took the ribs and god I wasnt disappointed. I definitely recommend this place!!

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Thank Pascal G
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Reviewed 5 April 2012

great to have breakfast here
the hostess martha will put a smile on your face
and the food and service are great

2  Thank RocknRollJoelNYC
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