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Located in Downtown Los Angeles on Grand Ave., Water Grill Los Angeles is a timeless, iconic seafood destination to enjoy the first catch of the season and a deep variety of fish, lobsters, crabs, oysters and shellfish on a robust menu that changes daily.
PRICE RANGE
C$41 - C$68
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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Reviewed May 9, 2024

Water Grill in Los Angeles exceeded all expectations. The sophisticated ambiance and attentive service set the stage for a memorable evening. The highlight was the impeccably prepared seafood dishes, bursting with flavor. The wine selection was impressive, and the staff provided excellent recommendations. Overall, Water...Grill offers a top-notch dining experience that I highly recommend for any occasion.More

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed April 26, 2024 via mobile

Lovely dinning experience! The bread was to die for. We had the Cold Shellfish Platter. Black Cod, and Chilean Sea Bass. They were simply outstanding. The service was also outstanding as Lexie and Christopher took excellent care of us. This dinning experience lived up to...the reviews.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed April 26, 2024

Ohhh my god!!!!!! The best lobster and the best king crab, the place is amazing and the ambient is just perfect, but the service is incredible, I was in the bar by muself and Danny did my day, all I can say is thank god...to have this experienceMore

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed March 18, 2024

Water Grill is a culinary gem that offers an unparalleled seafood dining experience in the heart of the city. From the impeccable service to the exquisite menu offerings, every aspect of the dining experience is designed to delight and impress. Whether you're a seafood aficionado...or simply looking for an unforgettable meal, Water Grill is sure to exceed your expectations.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed February 16, 2024 via mobile

Very nice restaurant , service was superb, atmosphere was nice . The food was outstanding fresh seafood . The waitress was very helpful with suggestions on what and how much to order

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed November 14, 2023

Great dinner here! Environment, service and food were all excellent. Swordfish entre was great. My wife got two appetizers for her meal (octopus and mussels); these were great and each was almost a meal in itself.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed October 28, 2023 via mobile

Visited this restaurant for dinner on May 16th 2023 when I was in LA, USA 🇺🇸 I liked the ambience and though it is renowned and was crowded but the service was very courteous and fortunately that day newly weds had come there with there...friends and family. The choice of their sa food is vast and have fresh sea food as you can see their giant crabs 🦀 swimming in their sea tanks. Their choice of fish 🐟 prawns 🦐 lobsters 🦞 are vast and for sea food lovers it was a real treat to the palate and a visit here is really worth it Dr. Javed RasheedMore

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed September 17, 2023

Every single aspect of our visit was exceptional! Champagne was icy cold and bubbly! Salads were "tossed" not doused! Fish expertly prepared. All sides were excellent. AC worked great. SERVICE WAS PERFECT. One member of our party has severe food allergies and our server took...them very seriously! Not enough room for dessert but I would bet it was perfect too!More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed August 9, 2023 via mobile

Cosy location even if not very bright. Good staff and service. The wine was not good and the fried squid, breaded badly and super fried, with a disgusting flavour. Sea bream and lobster soup, on the other hand, very good. All in all, not bad.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed July 15, 2023

The fish served at this restaurant is truly remarkable. The sea bass leaves a lasting impression, as its light and fluffy texture melts in your mouth, offering a creamy and delightful experience.

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed June 3, 2023

This was a great spot to celebrate our anniversary. The staff was very accommodating and friendly. The food was prepared perfectly. Excellent scallops for me and sea bass for the wife. Very good wine selections. Tasty and delicious desserts. Special thanks to our waiter Carlos....Can’t wait to return for more.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed May 25, 2023 via mobile

The food was very good but our waitress wasn’t professional and the restaurant itself was very loud and talking was very hard

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed April 27, 2023 via mobile

This is one of the best restaurants I’ve been to in a long time. The food was amazing and the service was impeccable. Carlos is more of a concierge than a server. He’s got a passion for the menu and made the meal an experience...by making some great recommendations. The Chilean Sea Bass, Black Cod and Dover Sole were all incredible. The Salmon and the lobster sushi rolls were a great way to kick off our dinner and set the tone for the evening. Kudos to Carlos and all that assisted with the service we received. Cheers to the the kitchen staff because we all enjoyed every bite.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed April 18, 2023 via mobile

All the way around best I have seen in a long time. Sergio at the bar friendly, Knowledgeable and professional. Atmosphere just say class. Oysters fresh and very good. Halibut was cooked perfect and tasted out of this world. Priced right for the quality and...service. Only downside as with most west coast oyster bars no crackers guess it a east coast thing to eat oysters on saltine crackers. All in all one of the best dining experiences I have had in several months. I do not rate many 5s but this place is a FIVE!!More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed April 3, 2023 via mobile

We ordered the lobster roll which was very tasty. The restaurant was nice inside and there was good, friendly service. Only con is that it was very expensive for what it was. LA is expensive in general.

Date of visit: March 2023
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Response from zogmeister | Reviewed this property |
Love the raw oysters, the clam chowder and the cooked shellfish in ice. Haven’t had much of the grilled fish yet. Great service here. Ask for a sea view table when you reserve.
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Response from Yeznik K | Reviewed this property |
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Congratulations and best of luck! Best thing to do in this case: call the restaurant!
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Water Grill - Los Angeles is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4