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Water Grill

544 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90071-2602
+1 213-891-0900
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (94 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (25 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
544 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90071-2602
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1 - 10 of 606 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had the Grand Raw Platter with the Uni added and it was absolutely divine. I would recommend this place to anyone that loves seafood!

Thank Kora P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly and helpful staff. The only issue was with some of the food being a little over-done or dry. Otherwise, quite a lovely place for a meal. It was packed, so obviously my opinion isn't solitary!

Thank scottfrances2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great old style downtown restaurant with great service and fantastic fresh fish, oysters, etc.

Thank TravelDan11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took the family to this restaurant in Santa Monica. The food was fresh and good. We enjoyed the simple preparations of fish and appreciated the fact that we could taste it without fancy sauces or gimmicks.

Thank Terry Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you can stay in business as a restaurant for, what, 30 years, you have to be doing something right. Actually, a lot of somethings. From the time it first opened, the Water Grill has been a terrific spot for a delicious, and not-too-heavy lunch...More

Thank Doug R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have gone here 2X for business meetings in one of their special rooms. Both times-the food and presentation was excellent. The food was very tasty and their drinks were good.

Thank markclewis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sit by the front window, work on the clam chowder and a dozen assorted raw oysters a piece. You won’t be disappointed.

Thank zogmeister
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food at this location. If you are going to try anyting try the goat cheese balls with the salad.

Thank Fernando r
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

This place was (luckily) right across the street from our hotel. I mad a reservation on a Sunday night, but it was not crowded being that it was a Sunday. Probably busier during the week. Half shell appetizer was outstanding. Very fresh tasting. I had...More

Thank Andersonfw
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Every time I go to this restaurant it is wonderful. I really love the raw bar and the service. My wife had black cod and absolutely loved it. The raw sea urchin was over the top. Great selection of oysters. The bartender was great. He...More

Thank Howardniner R
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buildings, bustling streets, and industrial
warehouses. There is a distinct multiplicity of
cultures here with a growing influx of business
professionals and hipsters. Many call the evolution of
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Rudolph C
9 June 2017|
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Response from Rob H | Reviewed this property |
If 2 go, expect to spend over $100 without aooetizers, drinks or tax.
28 December 2016|
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Response from anjik008 | Reviewed this property |
Business casual
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 544 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90071-2602
    (6th St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 213-891-0900
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