About L.A. Chapter
We partnered with the team behind Brooklyn’s beloved Five Leaves and Palm Springs' roadside diner King's Highway — to create L.A. Chapter, a lively brasserie just off of Ace’s lobby. Rooted in a fresh, thoughtful focus on locally sourced ingredients, L.A. Chapter presents a menu that introduces nuanced flavors to traditional culinary technique. Fresh herbs and colorful accents welcome grace to the plate. Some of our more popular dishes include our dry-aged burger, veggie burger, Ora King salmon, Brussels sprouts, steak, avocado toast, ricotta pancakes and oysters. The menu is complemented by a choice selection of artisanal cocktails, craft beer and wine.
Hours of Operation:
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Valet $7 for 3 hours or less with restaurant validation.
There are lots adjacent to the restaurant as well.
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
L.A. Chapter Ratings and Reviews
Food portion was small for the price. Wa ...
Food portion was small for the price. Waiter spilled water on my phone and all over my friend and me but there was no comp of any kind. I asked for a large glass for ice and water 3 times before it was brought over and still was not right. A tiny size of martini was 13 bucks which was expensive even to all my guy friends who drink at bars and restaurants. I had to go home and eat pizza because the portion was small.
I ordered mussels and clams and every piece has shrunk so much there was barely any food to eat.
We only went there to catch a show so I know I won't ever return again.
I was a half hour late for my reservatio ...
I was a half hour late for my reservation, but they kindly held the table open. I have eaten at LA Chapter before and it's always been very good. However, they were a little off with the food this time. I had the wild mushroom app. and it disappointed. It lacked taste. The flat iron steak was loaded with crunchy gristle. I would never had that again! I just look at it as an off night on their part.
The girl who greeted us was fantastic and our waiter got us in and out quickly as we were headed to see Wilco at the Ace Hotel.
This restaurant is located beneath the A ...
This restaurant is located beneath the Ace Hotel, next door to a theater. We came here to celebrate a friend's birthday. It's a smaller restaurant, more on the intimate side. The service was fantastic, and so was the food. They made some delicious cocktails as well.
I didn't realize this until I saw a bunch of people continuously going up an elevator near our table, but there's a really cool rooftop lounge in the same building called "Upstairs". After dinner, we rode the elevator up to the lounge to find that it had a beautiful view of downtown, a huge bar, a DJ playing fun hip hop, and even a pool should anyone want to take a dip.
Our evening was great! Great dinner followed by an unexpected night at a lounge!!
Great atmosphere and food was good, howe ...
Great atmosphere and food was good, however service needs improvement. It was not very busy, but immediately felt rushed by our server. The first time finally approaching the table, he went right into asking for our food orders instead of welcoming us and asking if we'd like to start with a drink. After that, we barely saw him again (someone else brought out the food) and had to flag him down twice for another round of drinks or other needs. Meanwhile, we could see him standing around socializing with other staff members the entire evening. It feels like the staff/management doesn't care how customers are treated or about their experience ... They just know people will come because it's the ACE so don't put forth much effort.
The host was a little rude and pretentio ...
The host was a little rude and pretentious. I arrived and let him know I had a reservation , he barely let me squeeze in a word to give my name and that I had a reservation through open table. I asked if I could sit outside and he quickly said there were not any seats in the shade . I had been waiting for my friend out side the restaraunt prior to my reservation and saw a few seats or at least the option to move an umbrella outside . So I let it go and took a table inside. And We were seated in a very rocky unstable table but I was having brunch with my friend so we made the best of it and the excellent service from the waitress more than made up for the rude host.
We ordered the mussels and there were ho ...
We ordered the mussels and there were horrible. Half had not opened. There were huge chunks of bread and a pile of cilantro and no broth. Absolutely a pathetic presentation and completely missed the mark on taste. The worst I have ever had.
I love Ace Hotel for meals and after att ...
I love Ace Hotel for meals and after attending an event at night. This was my first time having breakfast there and it was great. I enjoyed the ricotta pancakes with Earth, Wind & Fire playing in the background.
My guest loved this and the rooftop so much, she vowed to return one evening with her husband.
Service was lack-luster, there was an un ...
Service was lack-luster, there was an unpleasant loud humming noise that was possibly air conditioning. Only one dish out of three was good, two separate wines were bad enough o send back, overall vibe of the place was flat. Will certainly not return.
I surprised my husband with tickets to s ...
I surprised my husband with tickets to see Bela Fleck and Chris Thile at The Theater at Ace for his 45th birthday. I wasn't sure what to do about dinner before the show until I found L.A. Chapter. Our dining experience was everything I'd hoped it would be and more. The food was delectable and perfectly prepared. The staff was incredibly friendly and professional while maintaining that relaxed L.A. vibe. One of the staff members came to check on us during the meal and she was absolutely lovely and genuine. I can't thank you enough for making my husband's birthday an experience that, as he put it, we'll be "remembering and thinking over for a long, long time." And we know we'll be back for more!
Being at the Ace, I assumed this restaur ...
Being at the Ace, I assumed this restaurant would be sufficiently "hipster" and it was. But not annoyingly so. Also, hip places make me think that they are going to think too highly of themselves and often times the service reflects this. This was NOT the case here. The service was great. The perfect balance of attentiveness and privacy. Everything we needed we had quickly. The server was extremely nice and the food was perfect: temperature, flavor, presentation. Overall this was a very satisfying experience all around.
Drinks at Upstair Bar and dinner at LA C ...
Drinks at Upstair Bar and dinner at LA Chapter is a very pleasant experience and one that does not seem to be much written about. But the drinks are great and the food is way better than I expected. It's no Breslin (NY ACE) but mighty tasty nonetheless.
Dined at The LA Chapter with friends and ...
Dined at The LA Chapter with friends and thoroughly enjoyed it. The food is modern American bistro in a casual vibrant and hip setting inside the trendy urban chic Ace Hotel. The Brussels sprouts were notable, as well as the perfectly roasted abs seasoned roasted chicken abd the rare salmon. Creative cocktails were served up by friendly staff with genuine smiles. This is a great LADT spot.
Finally got to the Ace Hotel for "Last R ...
Finally got to the Ace Hotel for "Last Remaining Seats" and decided to eat nearby so
LA Chapter was the pick and wasn't disappointed. Got nice table in the corner so quiet spot,
service was great and we made a nice meal out of several appetizers which is always fun to
I brought my husband and kiddies here fo ...
I brought my husband and kiddies here for a Father's Day breakfast (it was their first time visiting the place). Everyone enjoyed their meals. The hubs loved the pork chop & egg breakfast; my daughters raved about the ricotta pancakes and hash browns. Overall we enjoyed our meals and will definitely be returning.
LA Chapter was a convenient choice for p ...
LA Chapter was a convenient choice for pre-show dining on a late Saturday afternoon. Much is made of the restaurant's singular presentation of local, fresh ingredients, served in hip, Downtown revival surroundings, and for the most part the ingredients lived up to their billing. The vegetables and sauces were thoughtfully cooked and flavored. Our dishes, a vegetable risotto and rare sautéed salmon filet, however, seemed indifferent, which, when pushing $30 per entree, was disappointing. The ribeye our daughter ordered, at $31, was the big disappointment; about 1/2" thick, about one-third fat and gristle, generally sub-Sizzler level. Plusses included a helpful. attentive staff, and a comfortable room. On the whole, not bad enough to complain about, with the possible exception of the steak, but the hip vibe doesn't distract enough from the food. We won't be back.
I'll be back!
I booked the reservation quite last minute and the staff was very accommodating. My group initially had 2 groups of 5 however upon our arrival we were able to get the largest table in the house which was upstairs in a somewhat private area. The food was excellent which was a pleasant surprise as the real reason for coming was the downtown view at the upstairs bar. The staff held our table as we waited for tardy guests to arrive and were extremely polite. I had a great time and will definitely come back.
My wife & came here last Friday prior to a concert next door.
The place looks nice with that Downtown LA vibe. But the food was terrible. Ordered the ribeye which was cold and flavorless. It was as if a college student tried cooking for the first time and had no clue what they were doing other that to slap it in an oven.
Wife ordered the burger which was also flavorless and below average.
Brusselsprouts were good but honestly how hard is it to make those.
Could have been a bad night for the chef but we won't be going back.
Loved the ambiance and spirit selection. ...
Loved the ambiance and spirit selection. But the food had some issues. My date and I had the seafood salad for an appetizer. It was wonderful, no complaints there. But we had the Lamb as our main course and we didn't even get through half of it. It was just a bad cut of meat. Filled with gristle and hard to eat. This didn't help the array of weird toppings included on the meat, the flavors just didn't seem to mix together well. I'd go back and give it another shot but I wont have the lamb again.
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