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The Village Idiot

$$ - $$$American, ,
7383 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046-7526
+1 323-655-3331
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good44%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“fries” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
7383 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046-7526
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1 - 10 of 93 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food average, took the turkey sandwich which sounded better than it tasted, but not too bad - pesto was very good. Ambience very noisy. Expected staff to be nicer but we’re a bit arrogant.

Thank roxannesabbag
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Went there by myself, thought the place had a nice atmosphere. Got a Caesar salad which was really good and a beer which was as well. The staff was really friendly and chatty and I had a nice experience. Would recommend. It seemed like a...More

Thank Amalie O
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

I’d want to give Village Idiot more than just average but I just didn’t have that good a time when I was there. Only a few vegetarian options. I went for the veggie pot pie. It had a fairly decent taste to it though the...More

Thank MrBerliner
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Popped in for lunch, did not look much from the outside but inside is cavernous, very high ceiling and guess what Arsenal was playing. Good selection of beers, tried a US ale which was ok Sandwich was a monster roast beef dip, a bit on...More

Thank wearyLondon
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Love that such a cool place is an easy few steps from a couple of theaters, so it's a great place to hang out before or after a play. Service was good, the food is pub style good, and the overall atmosphere was fun...attracts a...More

Thank MilkmaidTS
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere and decor but a tad dark. Full bar and decent beer selection and food ranging from starters to salads to mains. Service was good and we got our food and drinks fast. Food was good but not great. I got the burger and...More

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We only had to wait a few minutes for a table. Our waiter came and took our order right away. My husband had the roast beef, I had the fried chicken and my son got the grilled cheese. We also got drinks, excellent all around...More

Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 12 May 2017

A very nice brunch in a nice place : good food, nice service and an incredible Dj. Not to talk bloody marks perfect, strong and cheap.

Thank Gaetanomansi
Reviewed 11 April 2017

i've frequented the place for happy hour and late night bites over the years and it's remained a familiar favorite with our group of friends. whether we're watching football, futbol or the election results - this place never disappoints. my friends and i recently hosted...More

Thank Lillian A
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This was a most unusual night: watching election results. In spite of the very large crowd, the service and food were excellent, and the place is a lot of fun. I remembered it from 30 years ago, one of my favorite Italian restaurants called Chianti....More

Thank Easyg1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7383 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046-7526
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 323-655-3331
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