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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%
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“oysters” (94 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (28 reviews)
“shellfish” (24 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
544 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90071-2602
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We keep coming back to Water Grill and there is a reason for that - Great Food, great location, great service and great service. We love the incredibly large menu choices that also go beyond seafood. We loved our server, Veronica and Patrick Milbourne, the...More

Thank Dewey G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I stopped in for dinner during a recent business meeting as this looked like my kind of place. It is. I had the Sable fish (pacific black cot or Hawaiian butterfish- all the same I believe) in a spicy miso over soba noodles. Yum. A...More

Thank gdclark
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You’re in Orange County. You want to feel like you’re in Orange County, surrounded by beautiful people drinking fancy cocktails, poking at Poke. You want to come here. Just saying....

Thank ScottD58
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went to the Water Grill for "Great Seafood". The oysters were great. The rest of the meal was horrible. The Ciopino was luke warm at best with soggy bread on the bottom. The dungenese crab was like a leftover from another plate. The halibut was...More

Thank GregandRosann
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great seafood. Close to the Biltmore, this Grill also served me a great steak.The restaurant is linked to other Water Grill restaurants. The waiter gave us good insights into the sourcing practices which they have to provide fressh ingredients.

Thank Brian J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for fresh seafood and shell fish, this is the place! Amazing side dishes as well! Polenta was Ammazing! Beware, it is quite pricy and all fish dishes are relatively small (and I mean really small) .

Thank Xoxosyl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best seafood restaurants; a great wine collection; they have another location in Santa Monica as well; highly recommended.

Thank Yeznik K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is very busy and have good fresh seafood. It’d better to reserve. The black cod and sea bass was really good. The lobster roll wasn’t a good option though.

Thank Al3alawi
Reviewed 21 March 2018

What a shame, they definetly know how to cook and have a great variety and selection of shellfish. Someone could spend a great evening there, if only there would have been many more waiters and the service would have been much, much better. We had...More

Thank purep
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

I went to Water Grill based on all the good reviews. It is overcrowded, noisy and I have never seen tables so close together. Ordered the highly recommended $47 sea bass which came with squash gnocchi around the plate. The fish was small but good...More

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11 March 2018|
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Response from worldnomad_01 | Reviewed this property |
Congratulations and best of luck! Best thing to do in this case: call the restaurant!
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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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
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
  • E-mail
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