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Located in the heart of Los Angeles, Napa Valley Grille has been a favorite of the local dining scene. The restaurant delivers the charm, hospitality and romance of Napa Valley. Simplicity is the common thread in food, service and décor. Seasonal, ingredient-driven cooking and unpretentious service in a rustic yet refined setting, Napa Valley Grille is a taste of the good life.
US$12 - US$60
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Reservations, Free off-street parking, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed 8 May 2020

This hotel was a recommendation from the W Hotel front desk staff. My husband had the burger and loved it. The kale salad is the best I have ever had. Plus, during brunch we were served complimentary banana bread. Service was very attentive and friendly;...although they were having some computer issues and had no TV access and could not process credit cards – only manually. Since we had such a good meal and service we could easily overlook these minor inconveniences.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 10 March 2020 via mobile

We had a work dinner meeting here. The room was quiet so we could hear each other. The wine list was sophisticated, satisfying all interested. The salads were great but the entrees were the highlights. I had grilled sea bass, grilled perfectly. The couscous and...sweet potatoes were interesting and wonderful. My wife had pan seared scallops done perfectly. The sauce was very successful. The wait staff was respectful and not pushy. We had great conversation and a great meal.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 8 March 2020

Wonderful food and drinks. Sit outside on the covered patio. The service was fantastic...ask for Pedro. One of my favorite places to eat in LA.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 15 February 2020

Restaurant located on a nice street in West Los Angeles. The decor, ambience, and service is great. The bar area is also nice. There food is just okay. I liked the kale Salad but stay away from the flat bread. It really is FLAT! It...is like eating card board with fake cheese!More

Date of visit: February 2020
napavalleygrille, General Manager at Napa Valley Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2020

Thanks so much Mike. Glad you had a great experience with us. See you again soon! - Brian

Reviewed 9 December 2019

We have been going to restaurants in West LA and all over LA for years and can't figure out why we never went here, apart from one of us going for a quick lunch once or twice. It is just a wonderful restaurant with the...best steaks ever - equal to our few all time bests as to tenderness and flavor, great Kale salad to balance the steak fat and texture, and the best red wine I have ever had, yes, ever. It is a GSM called 2016 Tavistock Bacarré Reserve Collection Red Blend. Perfect tannins, full bodied, phenomenal dark fruits blend, and the finish was consistent. The decor is comfortable and refined, the opposite of flashy or slick. The term for it is old money class, to be frank. The staff are perfect, also - very well trained yet quite personable and natural. We suspect the kitchen is small and that they don't have the food precooked and just needing a little heating up. In other words, the food can arrive a little slowly but if you have the Bacarré in your glass, who could care?More

Date of visit: December 2019
napavalleygrille, General Manager at Napa Valley Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2020

Thanks so much for such a comprehensive look into our restaurant!! For our steaks we feature Wagyu beef that comes from ranches in Australia. And our wines are sourced from all over, the Bacarre is central California fruit. We just had a small remodel inside...More

Reviewed 6 December 2019

I met a friend here for lunch, it was my first visit and I doubt it will be my last. The food was very good and the wait staff recommended a wine to pair with my food, both were outstanding. As we were sitting and...talking I guess it was a manager came over and offered to have me taste another Sauvignon Blanc. No charge! Wow!More

Date of visit: November 2019
napavalleygrille, General Manager at Napa Valley Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2020

So glad you were able to meet your friend here. Glad you had a good experience with us. Thanks, Brian

Reviewed 29 November 2019 via mobile

Lovely food and pleasant atmosphere the waiter Ryan was amazing so good with the kids and really helpful and cheery. Fabulous experience for our first thanksgiving

Date of visit: November 2019
napavalleygrille, General Manager at Napa Valley Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2020

Thanks for joining us!! Brian

Reviewed 17 November 2019

Had brunch on a Saturday. I had the albacore salad which was excellent. Service very good. Nice ambiance, not too loud inside. Patio looked pleasant. Parking in Westwood is tricky so I just used the valet. Some may think the restaurant is pricey but for...the generally nice experience in that area it's on par, might even say a value. Recommended.More

Date of visit: November 2019
napavalleygrille, General Manager at Napa Valley Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2019

Hello Claire50, Glad you could join us. Our brunch for those who want to know is a combination of both lunch and brunch items. Nicely located near the Hammer and the Geffen, this is a great spot to convene for a show or a viewing....More

Reviewed 5 November 2019

This place came highly recommended by our customers as a good place to eat after a hard days work. As a large group, we were seated in the lovely private room and were attended to very well by the efficient and friendly staff. Knowledge of...the menu and wine list was top class too. We ordered charcuterie boards and short rib flatbreads for the table as appetisers and all were delicious with high quality ingredients. I opted for scallops for main and as I have an aversion to pork belly, they happily replaced this with chorizo and it really was delicious. We did have a small issue with one of our party’s food but this was handled very well, and the staff couldn’t have been more apologetic. I would eat here again given the opportunity and it’s in a great location for those visiting UCLA.More

Date of visit: October 2019
napavalleygrille, General Manager at Napa Valley Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2019

Thanks so much for your review Travelozzy!! Nice to see someone speak about our events. We have several rooms for small to large parties and we do quite a lot of occasions. Our patio also gets great use for groups. Please think about us if...More

Reviewed 28 October 2019

We stopped in for lunch between looking at colleges with our friends and their daughter. Rather large restaurant with both outdoor and indoor seating. Menu has something for everyone. Staff was friendly and efficient. I decided on the turkey sandwich with a side salad. The...turkey sandwich came with bacon, pickled onions, garlic aoli and cheese. The pickled onions were an unexpected bonus, they provided a crispity, tangy, sweet crunch. The only complaint I would have was it was a little too heavy on the cheese.More

Date of visit: July 2019
napavalleygrille, General Manager at Napa Valley Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2019

Hi Emily, Hope you loved the area. UCLA is a world class school. Hope your friends daughter enjoyed the tour and the area. Thanks, Brian

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Napa Valley Grille is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4