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Spark Woodfire Grill - CLOSED

11801 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2618
+1 818-623-8883
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good57%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
1 Dec 2014
“Too Noisy, Too crowded and Too expensive...”
14 Nov 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Steakhouse, Pizza
$$ - $$$
11801 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2618
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Reviewed 2 December 2014

We waited for a table for about 20 minutes in a very noisy and crowded place. We finally moved outside because the noise level did not allow any conversation to take place. At the end of the day I discovered that it was just another...More

Thank Elie B
Reviewed 15 November 2014

This great little unsung restaurant closed in the summer of '14 for a complete remodel, and we hope it comes back strong soon. It's our go-to place for New Year's Eve, and the staff has always been some of the best in the biz.

Thank Kirk F
Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

The food and service were very good. The menu selection is broad enough to suit most tastes. However, be prepared for a high noise level.

Thank ggb1945
Reviewed 3 March 2014

This used to be a favorite of mine but my how it's changed. The food was just awful. Cold flavorless chicken, stodgy mashed potatoes and way over-cooked green beans reminded me of the food you get at a cheap cruise buffet. At these prices I...More

Thank lafineart
Reviewed 27 February 2014

Met some friends here for dinner and saw Jeff Probst (Survivor) and Brian White (Stomp the Yard, took me a night of sleepign to figure out where I had seen him before). Anyway, it's valet only or TERRIBLE street parking, but the food is really...More

Thank KeithyP24
Reviewed 23 January 2014

In the three months we were in Burbank, we ate here a total of 5 times. EVERY meal we ate was absolutely top notch!! The hamburgers, pizzas, beef, chicken and fish dishes were unbelievably delicious!! I feel sort of silly mentioning something as basic as...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 29 December 2013

I went here with 4 business associates recently for dinner and was very impressed with the quality and diversity of the food on the menu. All of us were very happy with our meals and service. The standard plain pizza was excellent and the selections...More

Thank Mr_Firestone
Reviewed 18 December 2013

Spark consistently has good food. Lots of choices from steak to a healthy salad. Wine list is solid and daily specials are often a must have. It is also a great place to take children. Kid's menu is very reasonably priced. Service is always good....More

Thank Frank L
Reviewed 10 December 2013

We were craving a girls' night out in a cozy ambiance with warm, comforting food. It was a bit of a frustrating experience. THEY ARE OUT OF EVERYTHING! Our waiter brought us our ginger drinks and said they were out of ginger (so we really...More

Thank AmericanTourist37
Reviewed 17 November 2013

Food is great but the bottomless mimosas on Sunday for 5.95 is phenomenal! Me and my girlfriends had a great time and I got many kudos for recommending it.

Thank tarinmd
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11801 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2618
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Universal City Area
  • Neighbourhood: Universal City Area
  • Phone Number: +1 818-623-8883
  • E-mail
The original Spark Woodfire Grill is located in a chic 2-story building just east of Laurel Canyon. The restaurant features a full bar and patio seating. The specialties of the chef include several types of mesquite grilled fish and prime steaks, as well as Spark's famous baby back ribs, Lasagna de Mauro, and thin crust roman style pizza. A private wine room is available for seating to the public as well as for special private events. An extensive wine list is also featured.
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