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Maison Giraud

1032 Swarthmore Ave, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good51%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
12 Sep 2016
12 Aug 2016
“Average. And overpriced.”
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$$ - $$$
1032 Swarthmore Ave, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This place is now closed. Really snotty attitude by the wait staff and just ok food. The last time we went there they refused to honor our reservation.

Thank rj100032655
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We were not impressed. Had a breakfast here. Not very tasty, quite expensive. Slow and not very friendly service at all. Will not come back.

Thank Henna_M_
Reviewed 21 May 2016

This is a neighborhood establishment which serves very good French food. The owner-chef is in the kitchen preparing delicious variations on classic French cuisine. Home baked breads, nice wine list, attentive service. The restaurant is casual with outside seating that is quieter than the interior....More

Thank johncgore
Reviewed 17 May 2016

I'm torn about Maison Giraud. The food is good, sometimes very good (like the duck fillet & the chocolate souffle) and so too is the service, both better than you can find in many an LA eatery. But... I know what Alain Giraud, chef &...More

Thank LePirateDeAvalon
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Love going to the local Pacific Palisades restaurant, Maison Giraud, on Swarthmore. It's a locals favorite and has been for years. We enjoy breakfast or brunch here - usually the Eggs Benedict or Croque Madame. Nice! Hopefully it'll survive the gentrification of the area! Enjoy.....

Thank David B L
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Best spot on the street for breakfast or brunch especially on the fun weekend market days. Eat inside or even better, out on the sidewalk in the sunshine. Great choice of menu selections. Pleasant and attentive servers. Our fav is the Croque Monsieur or Madame...More

Thank David B L
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Maison is brilliant for breakfast/brunch. The best croissants and blueberry danish ever! Dinner is somewhat limited, but with a marvelous chocolate souffle nobody leaves unhappy. The tragedy here is that the street is being closed down for massive remodel and Maison is now the last...More

Thank rebmans
Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

Thursday night chef dinner surperb food 6 courses $75 buckwheat blini caviar uzo Crude scallop mushrooms smoked mussels excellent halibut warm cool squash vichyssoise and tasty venison fois hrs. Food 5 but earnest and friendly service needs to step up

Thank leonard g
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

We found his restaurant by visiting the organic farmers market on Sundays. We decided that the next time in town we would sit and have brunch. So glad we did. They open at 8am on Sundays so if you get there early enough you can...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Loved breakfast at this small bistro in Pacific Palisades. Amazing breads, croissants and good. We went 2 out of 3 mornings and can't wait to return

Thank Susanna_Sm2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1032 Swarthmore Ave, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA
    (Sunset Boulevard)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > LAX Area
  • Neighbourhood: LAX Area
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