A.O.C. is a small plates restaurant driven by seasonal ingredients, locally sourced. Our California French cuisine was developed by Chef Suzanne Goin, and has some Mediterranean influences as well. We have 24 wines by the glass and 150 bottles to choose from, curated by Caroline Styne, all of which are either organic, biodynamic or sustainable. And now, featuring a full bar with premium spirits and specialty cocktails. Reservations are encouraged.
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday, 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Afternoon menu - 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dinner Daily 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm,
Sunday and Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Brunch: Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Happy Hour Daily (at the bar & communal): 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
George Burns Drive
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
Please contact Jessica Goin at Lucques Catering for information. firstname.lastname@example.org
You can park on the street at a meter, if available, or use our valet.
Private Party Facilities:
We have a private space that can seat up to 40 people sit down and 50 guests for a standing reception. We also have a semi-private areas and the restaurant is available for full buy-outs. Please call the restaurant for more information.
Private Party Contact:
Email email@example.com: 310 859 9859x
Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
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AOC Ratings and Reviews
Great wine. The host was wonderful! We w ...
Great wine. The host was wonderful! We were happy to engage with her first because our waitress was a little uninspired.
Lucky for us we changed tables and had a lovely server.
This is my second visit. I was a huge fan my first visit with my husband and father in law. The second I decide to try the brunch which was little underwhelming but the Chardonnay by the glass made up for it!
I have been dining at AOC for many many ...
I have been dining at AOC for many many years - it has always been a go to for a delicious seasonal meal with great service. Sadly, my experience this evening was far from the old AOC days. The food was mediocre at best, and the service was terrible. Very disappointing.
Friend Ordered prosciutto. Brought bread ...
Friend Ordered prosciutto. Brought bread with it. I asked for olive oil. Waiter says " thats for the prosciutto. ". My friend wasnt eating the bread. He ordered burger rare, had to send back twice. I got lobster and shrimp roll for $25.00. Mostly diced celery and aioli. Tiny bit of lobster.
We were celebrating our 20th Wedding Ann ...
We were celebrating our 20th Wedding Anniversary and it was the perfect choice!
The food, the wine, the atmosphere and the service were all impeccable. We had the perfect evening. We will always be a fan of A.O.C. and highly recommend it.
Adorable setting, perfect for a date nig ...
Adorable setting, perfect for a date night. Sat at the outdoor patio and enjoyed a few tapas but mostly the lovely atmosphere and the good service. Food is not inventive or anything that makes an impression but if you are looking for the ambiance and a simple, consistent meal, go for it.
We've been to AOC numerous times. It has ...
We've been to AOC numerous times. It has never failed to amaze. The menu is always different and interesting. The ingredients are incredibly fresh. But it's the combinations of flavors that I love most. The dishes, mainly tried small plates, are so unusual and combine things I might night try even though I'm a good cook and fairly adventurous. Love this restaurant. I'd eat here every night if my wallet and waistline would be impacted by it!
This restaurant had been recommended to ...
This restaurant had been recommended to us so we were very excited. I called two weeks prior to request a stable on the lovely patio but when we arrived they told me I was beat out by others. This I do understand as the patio is less noisy and really pretty.
From the minute we sat down the service was intermittent at best. At one point we called over another waiter ; he said he would get right on it. Instead he told our server so we waited again for her.
The food, tapas style was good but it is very discouraging to spend $400 on a dinner and have really bad service. Our server was very pleasant, chatty but there were long periods of time where we sat and waited. We often couldn't see her anywhere in the dining room. This is very discouraging.
I had heard so many good things about AO ...
I had heard so many good things about AOC that I felt confident about recommending it as a central meeting place for four of us. Unfortunately, every one of us was disappointed in what we ordered. The French toast was a huge slab of stale bread with two berries on top. My AOC brioche was a similar huge slab of dry brioche with a thin layer of Gruyere, a mountain of frisee and a rubbery egg on top. My friend had a cheese plate that would have left a church mouse praying for more food. Her mother had three sides, one of which, the potatoes, she found inedibly overcooked. And her cocktail was so spicy she couldn't drink it. The service was great, though, if rather absent. Which was fine, because we wanted to relax and talk. Two of us had glasses of Cava, which was very good and reasonable. All in all, though, especially for the restaurant's reputation and prices, it was very disappointing. If it had been just one disappointing dish, I might have said I'd try it again. This was 0 for 4, though.
We had a craving for AOC's French fries ...
We had a craving for AOC's French fries so we grabbed brunch just when they opened, Saturday. The staff was well-prepped & ready to go, which was great. Our service is always extremely professional & this time was no exception. I enjoyed their take on avocado toast (a bit of a Mexican twist) and would definitely order again. My husband loved his French toast & we devoured the fries! Definitely a great special occasion restaurant.
I really wanted to love this restaurant. ...
I really wanted to love this restaurant. It was previously (many years ago) a well known restaurant that left me with lots of fond memories. With that said, I was disappointed. The place was less than half full at lunchtime and my husband and I had to wait about 20 minutes for a waiter to acknowledge us. Once she did, she was attentive though. The menu was forgetable (to me). I ended up eating a burger and fries as nothing else looked good to me...and I am not a fussy eater. Oh, well. Onwards and upwards.....
Sat outside in a lovely evening. Lovely ...
Sat outside in a lovely evening. Lovely setting. Charcuterie mixed w cheese, sausage and meats plus roasted grapes and other delights was beautiful to behold and delusions and plentiful . Bacon wrapped dates were the usual fare but my partner enjoyed them tremendously. Many other delicious and beautiful presentations I'd return.
AOC was recommended by a local resident ...
AOC was recommended by a local resident who was a friend of my dining partner. We were in LA for a Conference and only had one evening to dine on our own. From the moment we entered AOC we felt as though we had made an excellent choice. There was on option to sit outside by the fireplace or inside, both areas offering an inviting atmosphere. From the moment we stepped inside we were treated as though we were special guests.
Our waitress Monica could not have been more pleasant. She almost seemed happy to see us even though it was our first visit. She asked if we were familiar with the menu and the unique format of ordering our meal. The dishes were small portions meant to share with the other members of your party, similar to a Tapas restaurant, however the menu offered some of the most unique item options you would find in other establishments. From the incredible bacon wrapped dates to the dessert platter, (very rich in chocolate I might add), we raved over each item. Monica recommended we choose five to six menu items for a party of two. We chose the following: (Bacon Dates; marinated olives; the squash recommended by Monica which was excellent; veggies; chicken strips and steak bites)
Twice our table was visited by other members of the staff to inquire about our meal and the experience. They were not intrusive, in fact quite the opposite. They treated us like we were regular patrons that came in frequently as opposed to out of town one time visitors. After our experience with the service, the atmosphere, the food and the attention our only wish was that we could in fact be regular customers. Even the valet attendant had a smile on his face and engaged in conversation.
Needless to say we would highly recommend AOC to anyone looking for a wonderful, intimate dining experience. Forget the traditional steak and seafood mega restaurants. At AOC you will find a unique menu and an atmosphere quite unlike the typical restaurant experience.
This was my first visit to A.O.C, and I ...
This was my first visit to A.O.C, and I will most certainly be back! We had a lovely brunch, including the brioche French toast, avocado toast, and the "A.O.C. Brioche." Everything was absolutely fabulous, and it's really such a neat little place. I can't wait to visit again!
We tried five dishes and they were all d ...
We tried five dishes and they were all delicious: shrimp mussels with chorizo, ratatouille, fried chicken, brioche with prosciutto and egg, grilled peach w/ ricotta and pistachios. The fried chicken was good but the chili cumin butter didn't do anything for it...we enjoyed dipping it in the chorizo sauce from mussel dish. All the dishes came out scattered to our table rather then at once which wasn't exactly a preference of ours since we didn't know which dishes we would like the most but overall very yummy and filling for two. A nice place for our anniversary.
Food was delicious! Our server was delig ...
Food was delicious! Our server was delightful, but overly busy creating very long delays between sitting and ordering drinks, food, dessert, etc. - and we enjoy long leisurely meals, generally. This was a little too leisurely. Air conditioning was also blasting which made the overall experience less than comfortable. Underwhelmed.
Another wonderful evening at AOC, howeve ...
Another wonderful evening at AOC, however we both felt that the service was slightly under par compared with previous visits.
The food however was very good, and recommend everyone to try the squid ink rice dish: arroz negro.
Nice lunch (my birthday) with a friend. ...
Nice lunch (my birthday) with a friend.
Best part: the diplomacy + professionalism of "Jessica" who manages
(or should be the manager) of the front of the house. Both on the phone
and in-person she was THE BEST.
If I had a restaurant (or any service-related business) I'd hire her first!
Went for lunch and tried their Dine LA m ...
Went for lunch and tried their Dine LA menu. We left stuffed, I guess we a relight eaters. Cheese plate was good, fried chicken was delicious , roasted veggies with burrata and toast was yummy and the turkey sandwich was delicious. Glass of Rose compliments all the dishes. And outside or their patio area was perfect for the SoCal weather.
I don't know what happened. When I'd bee ...
I don't know what happened. When I'd been before, it was so lovely. This time, the martinis tasted like they added bitters to them (I asked for no vermouth). The food was small in portion and ordinary. I'd had the farmer's board before and it was delightful and delicious and ample, and this time, it was disappointing. One piece of toast for all those veggies and spread and cheese? For the price, I feel like I have had many better meals in LA.
Arrogant "welcome", table was 25 minutes ...
Arrogant "welcome", table was 25 minutes late, we were sent to wait in the bar and then told to "clear the service path"... Had to insist to be seated in the lower floor - meaning the main restaurant. The food was lower than average. The half chicken took 1 hour to arrive and it was terribly dry. Will not go back.
I would not recommend this restaurant. ...
I would not recommend this restaurant.
The food was good, but it was dropped at our table by the bus boy and not by our waiter, there was no explanation as to which dish was being served, just quickly dropped at the side of the table , very poor table side service..
We had to wait 45 minutes for one of our courses . We asked to speak to a Manager?
no one came for 40 min.. We ended up leaving .
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