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Dear John's

11208 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230-4724
+1 310-397-0276
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good45%
  • Average7%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (6 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
“time warp” (3 reviews)
Closes in 30 min
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
11208 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230-4724
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

A step back in time - live music, stirred cocktails, and red meat. Lack of options got us here, ambiance will draw us back.

1  Thank DonPhilbin
Reviewed 16 February 2017

My son looked up this establishment on his phone. What hooked him was the "Live Music" and Menu. Walking in was a time warp to the Sixties and Seventies with live piano and vocals, and a well dressed welcoming host. We were quite surprised by...More

Thank Danoblueeye
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

"Real old" place, "original" crowd, nice bar, straight forward set up, "old" style service, food well prepared, nothing fancy, nothing original but pretty pleasant, absolutely "basic" presentation. Historical "neighborhood" restaurant that overall, is ok if you like "one" way "time transportation".

Thank MrL280
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Joined several colleagues for dinnner here last night. This was my first visit, but I bet this place hasn't changed one bit since it opened in 1967. The service was decent and they had a good pianist and vocalist. Unfortunately, I can't say the same...More

Thank Harvey G
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Went to Dear John's to celebrate a birthday and could not have been more pleased. We've been driving by this spot with curiosity for years and finally visited. Excellent service, good food, fun entertainment and a really friendly, comfortable atmosphere.

Thank jkm411
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Dear John's has been in Culver City forever. It's a local "watering hole" but also has great steaks on the menu. It's a small place, so call for reservations. On the weekends they often have assigned hours for tables - and I think they give...More

Thank GareThere
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The food was so tasty, the service was perfect. There was entertainment and ambience that kept you there, made you think you were in a different time.

Thank Melissa V
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Took my wife out for a romantic dinner at Dear John's. I have had several recommendations on what a great place this is and I live around the corner. So finally got my wife to go and we had a great time. Was Friday night...More

Thank Jason M
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Went for drinks after a nice family dinner. Excellent drinks and friendly people. Wish there was more room at the bar, though. Once we were turned away as there was no room unless we were having dinner.

Thank Cindy B
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We were visiting Venice and decided to see if there were any restaurants that also had a full bar. We came across Dear Johns. We walked from our hotel as it was a 15 minute walk. This place is a hidden gem. Pleasantly surprised as...More

Thank tracieg42
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11208 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230-4724
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Culver City
  • Phone Number: +1 310-397-0276
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