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Bottega Louie

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
As featured in Best of LA on a Budget
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700 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90017
+1 213-802-1470
06:30 - 23:00
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Sun 08:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 06:30 - 23:00
Fri 06:30 - 00:00
Sat 08:00 - 00:00
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San Francisco, California
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333 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I walked past this place on this visit to LA and was reminded of my experience eating here on a previous visit to LA. The food and service were not memorable. They have an area where you can order treats to go after you finish dining and we were doing just that when a waitress carrying a hot cup of... More 

Thank misanthropicdreamer
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Underwhelming food and extremely loud Could not carry conv with friends Food was not notable The vibe was a bit too hipster for me

Thank M7825JPjulial
Austin, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely restaurant with good Italian food. Wide open area to wait until table was ready. Fantastic bakery for eating in or take-out.

Thank cschiller2016
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a large-scale restaurant with excellent food and service. It was not noisy where we were sitting, but expect it could be is some areas. It is very convenient for eating downtown when attending events.

Thank DCNT3
Calgary, Canada
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88 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is hopping, but well worth a trip for lunch. Probably the best lunch I have had in a long time. The store section has many beautiful desserts to choose from, and is extremely picture-worthy with all the bright colours. Although the desserts are gorgeous, they are average tasting. Even thought is seems very crowded, the wait for a... More 

Thank Travelbug13Canada
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179 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just don't see why this place is so busy. My pizza was as forgettable as a stranger on an escalator. Macaroon only a bit better.

Thank malcolm79
Newhall, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose Bottega Louie for the location, it's near a LA metro station. The restaurant is a quick walk from there. This was the first time we have dined there. It was a very pleasant surprise, it looked like the restaurants we've have been to in Paris, France. The were greeted with white Italian marble floors and their beautiful Patisserie... More 

Thank Cthymrtn
Los Angeles, California, United States
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A vast open, high-ceilinged space downtown LA with something for everyone. It's not the best food in the world but it is a good place if you have kids because no one will hear them! Always have a great time there and it is the perfect place to take visitors for something different. They have a bakery up front for... More 

Thank Charmian S
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wasn't a fan that they did not take reservations. The place is super crowded all the time and we waited like 45 minutes for a table for 4. The place is obnoxiously loud at all times but the food was pretty good and it had cool, modern decor. It was a little more on the expensive end but the... More 

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102 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a great place , the atmosphere , the service are all five star , its always fun and it a must go place If you are in LA for breakfast lunch or dinner . The food is the only thing thats just a little hit or miss its never been bad ,but some things like the pizza... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, American, Pizza, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90017
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 213-802-1470

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Downtown Los Angeles is a busy metropolis of towering 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 Downtown over recent years gentrification. New lofts, bars, hotels and restaurants are popping up regularly. Downtown is home to some of the very best restaurants in the city leading the LA foodie scene, plus it is the location of cultural and sports venues including the Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Staples Center, and the Coliseum at the University of Southern California.
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