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Taste on Melrose

8454 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069-5313
+1 323-852-6888
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (18 reviews)
“mac cheese” (11 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:00 Hours
American, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
8454 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069-5313
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We were headed to the airport for an afternoon flight and decided to try Taste on Melrose for an early brunch. We arrived right at 11:00 am. No problem parking and we were seated quickly with no reservation. If you arrived at noon you would...More

Thank Bill P
Manager M, Manager at Taste on Melrose, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Thank You for the Awesome Review... We can't wait to see you again -Bradley London -Assistant General Manager

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Service was excellent, food was a bit salty. Eclectic but confident menu, great deserts, limited new world wine selection.

Thank Oren W
Reviewed 28 September 2017

This place is charming and cozy. The atmosphere is great and the food is excellent and affordable. The only issue I had was that our appetizer came after our main course, but it was so good that we didn't mind it. We sat outside and...More

Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We're out of town visitors, hence we can provide a relatively impartial observation of this restaurant's performance. Firstly, the service. We were greeted promptly (without a smile) & swatted. No notice was taken of the notes on the booking. We were able to order drinks...More

Thank Ebonyh
Reviewed 26 August 2017

The first member of our party to arrive was seated. The second (and birthday boy) was told now one had arrived and he would have to wait outside. If he hadn't used the men's room, and noticed her at the table as he was leaving,...More

Thank babsincal
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Three for drinks, Martini and Gin/tonic then appetizer of artichoke. Followed by meatball pasta dish, both chicken dishes, and the key lime pie with three forks. Service ok.

Thank golem67
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We decided to try Taste on Melrose during Dine LA week. We had the tuna poke and arugula salad. Both were good. Will also had the mushroom mac and cheese. Good as well. For entrees we had hen swordfish and pork chop. Both those were...More

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Nice ambiance, but dirty flatware, rude servants and below average food. I had the pineapple gazpacho which was rather bleak with an unpleasant aftertaste and the blackened salmon tacos which were soaked in frying oil and cheap taco-like seasoning. Edible, but far from the pleasant...More

Thank Soren-Sweden
Manager M, Manager at Taste on Melrose, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Soren-Sweden, I want to sincerely apologize for the unsatisfactory experience you had with us. I am mortified that you had rude service, it is totally unacceptable and and quite embarrassing. I agree, being your first time dining with Taste, this is not a good first...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is inconspicuous but the food was delicious with very flavorful taste. My son had the French toast and my daughter had the cinnamon roll. I don't care for cinnamon rolls but that roll was full of flavor, just the proper consistency not too...More

Thank kokobeans
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Arrived on a weekday for lunch and was seated immediately on the shaded patio - perfect for people watching! Had the salmon tacos with fries and wow, just delicious. So fresh and flavorful. The gingerbeer and vodka cocktail was refreshing. Great service. Highly recommended.

Thank Daniel D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8454 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069-5313
    (La Cienega Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  West Hollywood>  > West Hollywood
  • Neighbourhood: West Hollywood
  • Phone Number: +1 323-852-6888
  • E-mail
Taste on Melrose is Melrose Avenue friendliest neighbor, homey yet sophisticated. With its relaxed setting, updated American comfort cuisine and eminently moderate prices, Taste on Melrose offers everything that people are looking for in a neighborhood restaurant. Located in the mids of the swanky stretch of trend setting Melrose Avenue with the likes of Marc Jacobs and Diane Von Furstenburg. Taste on Melrose is a neighborhood favorite for stylish Angelinos with a preference for elegant surroundings and a comforting, laid-back dining experience.
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