About UPSTAIRS 2
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Upstairs 2 Restaurant and Wine Bar, Los Angeles, is pleased to announce that we've won a 2014 OpenTable Diners’ Choice Award for Top 100 Wine List. Determined by more than 5 million reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners over the last year, the Top Wine List honorees each bested more than 15,000 restaurants.
"Our passion at Upstairs 2 is to provide our guests the best dining experience possible. We are always changing our food and wine pairings to keep the restaurant exciting to both new and repeat guests. We offer 40 wines by the glass on our ever- evolving wine list."says Sommelier Marilyn Snee
Thanks to all the diners who have helped Upstairs 2 Restaurant and Wine Bar earn this accolade in the U.S. and in Los Angeles. Be sure to reserve in advance, now that the word is out. Your table is waiting!
Contemporary American, Tapas / Small Plates, Wine Bar
Hours of Operation:
Wednesday & Thursday 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm
Tennessee & 405 Fwy.
$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
UPSTAIRS 2 has been providing catering services for groups from 4 to 1000. Service can be provided to your home or other locations. The menus are customized to your taste. Few caterers talk about their ability to provide the correct pairing of wine and food so that your wedding, anniversary, birthday or special event is the hit that you expected. UPSTAIRS 2 also has a program for corporate lunches.
Parking is available on the roof where the restaurant is located. Street parking is generally available.
Upstairs 2 is a 5-10 minute walk from the new Expo/Sepulveda station. Be kind to the environment and be safe! Use the Metro Expo Line to attend our classes, fests, or when dining at Upstairs 2 Wine Bar & Restaurant. The Wine House is a 36 min Metro ride from Downtown LA or 10 min Metro ride from Downtown Santa Monica.
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Start planning your Graduation Party, Summer BBQ, Bar Mitzvah, birthday celebration, wedding, rehearsal dinner, or special event with Upstairs 2.
Our restaurant and special event room can be used for parties, off site meetings,luncheons and more. We are a full service caterer
and can come to your home or business.
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In a chic space above the famous Wine House, we offer diners a unique perspective rarely experienced at other restaurants – one in which the selection of wine and its marriage to food comes first and foremost. We welcome you to join us in our delicious culinary and viti-cultural mission!
UPSTAIRS 2 Ratings and Reviews
My wife have eaten at Upstairs 2 many ti ...
My wife have eaten at Upstairs 2 many times and have never been disappointed by the food, service or wine pairing. There is a buzz but it's easy to carry on a conversation. Their Dine LA menu was excellent with many choices. wee will certainly dine there many times in the future.
We used the Dine LA menu. Most dishes we ...
We used the Dine LA menu. Most dishes were very good, however the steak was not tender and the mashed potatoes were very watery and lacked taste. Mashed potatoes are easy and these were not as good as some instant brands.
A great place for the chef's menu with w ...
A great place for the chef's menu with wine pairing. The food and wines went together so well and it was a great chance to try different wines to have with the great food. Cozy and warm atmosphere! An enjoyable evening!
The perfect spot for dinner with friends ...
The perfect spot for dinner with friends. The wine pairing suggestions are beyond! The steak and duck were amazing! Mary and Maiki are a great team. I left my credit card with my bill, and they accomodated me the next day, and let me come when they were closed. So special!
They put a lot of thought into their foo ...
They put a lot of thought into their food and wine menus and the food is overall very good. But the room decor is dated and the ambiance lacking. And the diners are 75% seniors. The room needs a total maeover which would probably increase business and lead to a more diverse clientele.
I love this restaurant. We joked with ou ...
I love this restaurant. We joked with our server that we would be spending time catching up. They paced our choices extremely well so that we could have a leisurely dinner. Also the noise level is perfect. Such a welcome! The food was exceptional. I will be back- frequently.
The speciality for a December is goose. ...
The speciality for a December is goose. I usually find the quite fatty but the preparation was excellent and quite lean. There is always excellent help with the wine and it can be purchased downstairs at the wine shop. The noise was minimal and we could actually hear each other. The excell not menu changes often. Highly recommended.
So good to go to a restaurant where not ...
So good to go to a restaurant where not only the food is wonderful, you can also hear the conversations.
The fried chicken boa is wonderful.
For the holiday the chef prepared roast goose, what a treat.
Of course the wine list is exemplary.
Even tho this is our go-to gem, we were ...
Even tho this is our go-to gem, we were once again surprised with some of the oft changed menu items. So we tried the chicken pot pie, which was full of chicken and flavorful. Tho a little smaller than expected, it certainly was more than enough. We also had the goose, added for the holiday season, which was superbly cooked.....moist and tender! Holiday additions and delicious!!!
We were frequent diners when the previou ...
We were frequent diners when the previous chef was there. Upstairs 2 was one of our favorite places to take friends who like to share delicious, high quality small plates and drink interesting wine at reasonable prices. It also has a full bar and a comfortable, relatively quiet atmosphere which is great for conversation with your friends. Marilyn, the sommelier, knows her wine pairings and if you want, you can just leave it to her and you'll be very happy. So when the former chef left and the menu was ever so slightly re-tooled, we were afraid we'd lost our favorite place to hang and didn't visit for a while. Finally tried the new chef and are we happy we did. Another great meal with friends, slightly different, but just as good. Started with sparkling wine and dates, which were so good we ordered more. The ahi tuna crudo was enough to share, but so good we all wished we'd ordered our own. Our guests were enthralled with the tarte flambé. Then we shared fried chicken baos, ny steak and a tomato mozzarella flatbread, each thing tasting even better than it appeared on the menu. This chef definitely knows how to combine quality ingredients. Brava! We finished with the best ice cream I can remember tasting anywhere. Can't wait to try other items next time back, which will be soon, I promise. Upstairs 2 is still #1!
Even with recent changes in menu and che ...
Even with recent changes in menu and chef (to which apparently some people have had a problem dealing with), this restaurant continues to be one of our favorites. The Thanksgiving meal was superb in every way, and the service, as usual, was top notch.
We've been here 3 other times and this t ...
We've been here 3 other times and this time there was a difference in the food taste. Menu changed a bit, but some of the items that weren't changed and we had them, not as good. My understanding is the Chef changed. Not too anxious to go back.
Love Upstairs 2. Eclectic menu and out ...
Love Upstairs 2. Eclectic menu and outstanding wine selections, which of course, one would expect from the restaurant upstairs from the Wine Store. It's hard to find a place these days where you can feel "away." At Upstairs 2, I feel like I have escaped somewhere.
We are regulars at this restaurant and a ...
We are regulars at this restaurant and are never diappointed. They now have entries and small plated. All excellent. The streak is great and the lamb chop cooked to perfection.
Food and waitperson service excellent bu ...
Food and waitperson service excellent but the kitchen continues to be EXTREMELY slow in getting courses out! This has been the case for our last two visits! In the future if and when we come to this eatery..it will be early in evening; hopefully kitchen staff will not be as ovewhelmed!
Upstairs 2 is my home away from home. T ...
Upstairs 2 is my home away from home. The staff is warm, welcoming and professional with great eye to detail.
What I love most about the place is that it is a wine-centric restaurant. On the menu wines are divided by characteristics, "soft and aromatic reds", for example, and the menu items are matched to them, making it easy to pair wines with dinner.
If you're still stuck, sommelier, Marilyn Snee, is one of the most knowledgeable around, and can guide you to the right choice.
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