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Cafe Sierra

555 Universal Hollywood Dr, Los Angeles, CA 91608-1001
+1 818-509-2030
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“crab legs” (10 reviews)
“prime rib” (26 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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555 Universal Hollywood Dr, Los Angeles, CA 91608-1001
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1 - 10 of 115 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Yes, your on vacation, but no need to get railed by a hotel into paying what they want you to pay. The $20 buffet basically get you bread and coffee and for $30 you get everything which includes unusual Asian dishes that only asians would...More

Thank Brad H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of food to choose from! Asian selection too. I think a Ramen bar, dim sum and other Asian food. Plenty of sweet stuff. The boys loved their donut display. They added nutella on top of their donut. It was a sugar fest! They burned...More

Thank momof7now
HiltonUniversal, Food and Beverage Marketing Coordinator at Cafe Sierra, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear guest, Thank you for sharing your wonderful dining experience. We added the Donut bar recently and we are so happy to hear your children liked it! Our entire team works hard to ensure all the guests enjoy their stay and go above and beyond...More

Reviewed 4 April 2018

Went to Easter Brunch at Cafe Sierra. So Disapointing. The Fried shrimp only came out once. Could not get a medium rare piece of Prime rib the entire time i was there from 11am-1pm. Usually go for Easter and Mothers Day. Waiter kept saying he...More

Thank sharonclark2018
HiltonUniversal, Food and Beverage Marketing Coordinator at Cafe Sierra, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear guest, Thank you very much for being our loyal guest and sharing your dining experience at Cafe Sierra. I sincerely apologize that you were disappointed with the brunch. I will pass along your comment to our culinary team. It was unpleasant to hear and...More

Reviewed 31 March 2018

You've got to experience Cafe Sierra and Efren's Professional Staff. I felt like a VIP the way they cater to your every whim. Make sure to say Hi to Efren you'll be delighted and try to get Jose as your waiter if you're Lucky. We...More

Thank leviwright8666
HiltonUniversal, Food and Beverage Marketing Coordinator at Cafe Sierra, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Dear guest, Thank you for sharing your wonderful dining experience. Our entire team works hard to ensure all the guests enjoy their stay and go above and beyond to meet our guests' needs. Your review is going to be so helpful to others and I...More

Reviewed 17 March 2018

We always have low expectations for hotel restaurants. Hilton restaurants on the east coast tend to have pretty lack luster food. We decided to give this restaurant and try and loved it. The servers were so friendly and the food was wonderful. Loved the asian...More

Thank irish0live
HiltonUniversal, Food and Beverage Marketing Coordinator at Cafe Sierra, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your dining experience at Cafe Sierra. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed everything, from the service and foods. Our entire team works hard to ensure all the guests enjoy their stay and go above...More

Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Service was spot on and the food was great. It's convenient and practical for those who just don't feel like getting stuck in traffic. We did not get the buffet but did enjoy some burgers, strawberry ice cream, french fries, chocolate dipped strawberries, and their...More

Thank myjaljo
HiltonUniversal, Food and Beverage Marketing Coordinator at Cafe Sierra, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Dear Guest, Thanks for taking time in leaving us a review. I am very happy that you liked our foods and service. Our entire team works hard to ensure all the guests enjoy their stay and go above and beyond to meet our guests' needs....More

Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

I had breakfast here on a recent trip. The server was extremely nice. The food itself was pretty standard breakfast food, nothing special.More

Thank LostALot22
HiltonUniversal, Food and Beverage Marketing Coordinator at Cafe Sierra, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Dear Guest, Thanks for taking time in leaving us a review. I am very happy that you liked our service. Our entire team works hard to ensure all the guests enjoy their stay and go above and beyond to meet our guests' needs. Your review...More

Reviewed 5 February 2018

Has undergone a first class remodel. Great atmosphere. Food's good. Wait staff seems like they may be union.More

Thank Jim A
HiltonUniversal, Food and Beverage Marketing Coordinator at Cafe Sierra, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Dear guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your dining experience at Cafe Sierra. I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed everything, from the food to the ambience. I would like to hear more in regards to the hostess so...More

Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

This is located in the same floor of the lobby of Hilton Universal City. The waiters/waitress are very attentive. Food is excellent. Lots of seafood including lobster termador.would love to come back.More

Thank jhacruz94
HiltonUniversal, Food and Beverage Marketing Coordinator at Cafe Sierra, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Dear guest, Thank you for sharing your dining experience. So glad to hear you love our lobster Thermidor as well as all of the other offerings on our weekend buffet. Your review is going to be so helpful to others and I hope that they...More

Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Our server Javier was always attentive and friendly. Both the food and service is amazing. Can't wait to go back again.More

Thank 28Zamie82
HiltonUniversal, other at Cafe Sierra, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Dear guest, Thank you for taking time in leaving us a review on your recent visit. I am very happy that you enjoyed our food and service. Our entire team works hard to ensure all the guests enjoy their stay and go above and beyond...More

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Sta3055
21 January 2018|
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Response from LasVegasKaren | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don’t know the answer. I would contact the hotel directly for a response. Our stay included a daily continental breakfast, which was wonderful. They did allow us to apply the cost of the continental breakfast to... More
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Elena S
27 August 2017|
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Response from Maria Theresa C | Reviewed this property |
Around $50.00 plus Tax.
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gkelly802017
10 August 2017|
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Response from Maria Theresa C | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. Normally, we go there for brunch. They have few seafood variety as well and prime rib.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 555 Universal Hollywood Dr, Los Angeles, CA 91608-1001
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Universal City Area
  • Neighbourhood: Universal City Area
  • Phone Number: +1 818-509-2030
  • This restaurant is at Universal Studios Hollywood
Description
Famous for its unique Seafood, Lobster and Prime Rib Buffet in L.A. Cafe Sierra is located high atop the Hollywood Hills inside the gleaming tower of Hilton Universal City.
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