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Desert Rose Restaurant & Bar

$$ - $$$
Central L.A
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1700 Hillhurst Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027-4419
+1 323-666-1166
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 10:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri 11:00 - 01:00
Sat 10:00 - 01:00
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Los Angeles, California
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99 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Huge outdoor patio with fire pits.Music on Fri and Sat. Mediterranean food that is consistent and flavorful. Lot of vegetarian options. Family run with friendly staff....great place to bring the dog.

Thank mike h
Colorado Springs, CO
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We signed up for the Dine and Ride before a concert at the Greek Theater in L.A. This seemed like a nice place and my price incised everything for 2 except drinks. My 4 drinks were $51 before tip! Are you kidding me? Well rum for $12?! By yourself a bottle and tailgate in the parking lot. The food was... More 

Thank GooseBell
La Paz BCS
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218 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Went to the Greek Theater for a concert and did the Park and Ride program with the Desert Rose where they provide parking, a shuttle and dinner prior to the show. It was a great decision. You order off a special menu that's an abreviated version of their regular menu, but believe me it's plenty of food and excellently done!... More 

Thank Jonathan R
Beirut, Lebanon
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Best mediterranean restaurant in LA has amazing wine and beer loved the Pita Crusted Salmon. The atmosphere is amazing perfect during the day and night. Make sure to book as it is very busy at night. Amazing service as well.

Thank mariafrangieh
Lusaka, Zambia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The live jazz band playing indoors was great. Our meal was tasty although the wine was expensive. The service was friendly and efficient.

Thank dchuula
Saint Louis, Missouri
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We visited this restaurant for a late lunch and ordered mimosas and salads. The veggies were fresh and the mimosas with decent champagne and orange juice. The tables are covered by a series of umbrellas, which provide a good amount of shade as we did have a baby in our party. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to friends.

Thank Traveljunky04
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3 reviews
Reviewed 29 March 2016

What more could you want from a Mediterranean restaurant than delicious food, attentive service, a relaxing atmosphere with the sound of running water and the smell of blooming flowers, and at night the warmth of coal fires, heat lamps and delicious, tended hookah? I haven't even mentioned the delicious brunch options. You can always find a table because the Desert... More 

Thank Miranda C
Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 June 2015

The shrimp cocktail and the Greek salad are a great combo. Killer drink selection and especially beers. Music Fridays and Saturdays. Great location.

1 Thank Josh E
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113 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2015

We had the goat cheese salad, the arugula salad, and an omelette. The food itself was of high quality but the portions unreasonably small - especially considering the price. I will not be back

Thank Smiley006
New York City, New York
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2015

Awesome time! Great food. Great Service. Had a great time with a large group. This is a great place for a nice meal or a happy hour!

1 Thank Mari B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$50
Mediterranean, American, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1700 Hillhurst Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027-4419
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 323-666-1166
Desert Rose Restaurant & Bar, specializing in California-Mediterranean cuisine, is located in the heart of beautiful Los Feliz. Offering outdoor dining, specialty cocktails, beer, wine, fresh pasta and local ingredients, Desert Rose is the perfect place to spend a lovely LA evening. Kabobs, fresh hummus, steak and seafood are just a few of our many specialties. We also offer a vegan menu and use many organic ingredients. Come in during our small plate discount times or happy hour to enjoy some incredible dishes, great drink specials and great times with our knowledgeable and friendly staff.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?