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“Very Nice Downtown Restaurant” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Cafe Pinot

Cafe Pinot
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Ranked #148 of 9,788 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$31 - US$40
Cuisines: French, American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighbourhood: Downtown
Cross street: Flower
Transit: Metro Rail, DASH
Description: Cafe Pinot is a fine dining California French inspired restaurant in downtown Los Angeles offering outdoor dining as well as event and wedding catering.
Columbus, OH
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177 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
“Very Nice Downtown Restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2012

We ate here several years ago, and it was not as good as we expected. We tried it again in March 2012, and it was very good -- so good that we went back again the next evening. The food was excellent, the wine selection very good, wine prices were reasonable, and the service was very friendly, welcoming, and competent. The fish on Cassoulet was outstanding; the beet salad very good; the Rotisserie chicken was good, but a bit dry. The pork chop that someone was eating at the next table looked very appetizing. The atmosphere and decor was quite pleasing.

Visited March 2012
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Camarillo, CA
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Expected More”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2012

It took forever for our relatively large party, to get served - around 40 minutes for our initial course. The food was good, but not worth the wait which made us late for our afternoon appointment. Desert, however, was delish (a chocolate thing).

Visited March 2012
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Piacenza, Italy
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5 reviews
“Excellent food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2012

Excellent food and wine. Very elegant I could choose to have my dinner outside or inside. It seemed to be in one of the eropean restaurant. No long wating time for our order. Good list of wine and absolutely excellent. Price was ok, not too expensive cosnidering the location in downton. At lunch time is packed with people, at dinner is more relaxed, one can enjoy dinner, have a chat and sip wine quitely.

Visited August 2011
Thank Loredana A
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Edinburg, Texas
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“One of the best meals of my life”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2012

We decided to indulge on a fine meal our last night here. The food was absolutely perfect and the staff seemed genuinely pleased to see our pleasure in the meal. From the wine to the soup to the entree to dessert and coffee, we savored every bite. So much perfection in every bite of food and some of the most professional, courteous, an warm service that I've known in a high end restaurant. Highly recommend.

Visited February 2012
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45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Average food. Great location.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2012

Choose the patio! Beutiful! If you get annoyed but staff asking if you are ok every five minutes, then do not go here! Rememver tax is not included in the menuprices!!

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