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City Tavern

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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9739 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232-2739
+1 310-838-9739
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Today
11:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 22:00
Thu - Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 15:30 - 23:00
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Showing 33: English reviews
London, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for dinner - we were going to go to Fathers Office but decided on this place after reading the reviews. It's a little further out of downtown Culver but we enjoyed the food - we had burgers and fries which were lovely. Drinks are a bit pricey (hubbies beer was $11 which might be usual for LA but... More 

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Thank ditsy_11
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We went there the evening of New Year's Day. Many restaurants closed. Very busy. Too cold to sit in outdoor portion of restaurant. Hostess, Joy, was very accommodating, even offering to bring us some food before we passed out from hunger. After a long wait (right behind the hostess stand), we finally got to have a very nice dinner. Salmon... More 

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Thank Jim N
California
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

The quinoa breakfast bowl was filling and flavorful. I think the wait was a little long though. My friend thought the coffee was too strong but I like strong coffee, so it was made just right for me.

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Thank Michelle J
Los Angeles, California
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Joy happily greeted and invited me to review the Menu and extensive Beer/Cocktail offerings. Not a regular beer drinker, I asked about purchasing "a taste" of 2 interesting sounding beers. She graciously offered me a free sample of each. The Pineapple beer was yummy, while not being too sweet. The Turkey Burger with ground turkey, white cheddar, alfalfa sprouts, tomato,... More 

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Thank Gina S
Cody, Wyoming
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107 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Went here with my wife for a late dinner. It was basically empty inside with some patrons sitting outside. We both had cheese burgers which were rather large, very juicy and good. Wait staff was very friendly. Interesting decor. Scraped wood and brick walls. They have outside seating with gas heaters when it's cool out. Overall not a bad place.

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Thank Ron P
Los Angeles, California
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Unfortunately, I was very disappointed with the City Tavern. The food was very bland (vegetarian burger, tacos, and crab cakes) and came out slightly cold. My cocktail was the best part of the meal. I can see how it is a good bar (ambiance and good drinks) but I would pass on the food.

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Thank mutes17
Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Very crowded - means popular, old world charm, and attentive staff. Best chardonnay experience in a beautiful glass.

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Thank mt_wmc
Culver City, California
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Once, twice, three strikes, they're out. Far too many similar pubs in Culver City with way better food and service. Also, the outside terrace often smells of urine so I'm not sure if they hose patio regularly, one of the nicer features of restaurant is outside dining.

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Thank Lisa S
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

I only go to the Culver City location, so i don't know about downtown.. but I can say that City Tavern is one of my favorite places in LA, and is usually the first stop I make when I get in to town. Beer and liquor selection is vast, and the bartenders are the most knowledgable in the business. Seriously,... More 

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Thank Justin C
Glendale, California
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544 reviews
355 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 298 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015

I ate here with my in-laws before catching a show at the Kirk Douglas. We arrived fairly early in the evening and it wasn't too busy, mostly people arriving for after work drinks. I ordered a cheese burger, which was served with fries. It was very good. My father-in-law had fish and chips, which he enjoyed. I can't remember what... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
15:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9739 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232-2739
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Culver City
  • Phone Number: +1 310-838-9739

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?