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Church and State

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1850 Industrial St, Los Angeles, CA 90021-1244 (Mateo)
+1 213-405-1434
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Today
17:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 18:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri 18:00 - 23:00
Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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New York City, New York
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75 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After getting turned away by BESTIA in the "warehouse?" district, we were sent to C&S for dinner. Ended up being an enjoyable evening for all with delicious entree choices, wonderful wines and dessert.

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Thank Harandy
Altamonte Springs, Florida
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a reservation for six unfortunately one of them got her hands tied, We wait by the Bar and had couple of beers made by the monks of some place in Belgium, excellent! Later our party arrived and we seat and order some appetizer, the tartar, plate of cheese and fruits, after we got different dishes, I got the... More 

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Thank AndreIzq
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Last night my girlfriend, myself and another couple had the pleasurable experience of dining at the French restaurant "Church and State" located in Downtown Los Angeles. Living in the San Fernando Valley, we don't venture to the city just for dinner very often, but had heard great things about Church and State. The four of us have spent a ton... More 

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Thank Lonnie M
La Habra, California
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147 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

Was invited to lunch as a group of 4. We had an early reservation and were seated upon arrival. Initial contact was prompt and waters were provided. After studying the menu, we ordered, and we waited. Salads took about 25 minutes and mains took another hour to get to our table. When my steak and fries arrived and my fries... More 

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Thank jpDills
Newport Beach, California
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

We went with a small group of 4 to dinner. For LA the prices were modest and portion sizes were what we'd expect. Here's what we ordered and my thoughts. Escargots de Bourgogne en Croute: If a restaurant is going to serve escargot, I'll order it and was looking forward to tasting these. They serve wild burgundy snails with traditional... More 

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Thank GingersReview
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This restaurant and all its staff need to cut the bad attitude and elitism. The food is just okay and the service is poor. Skip this and try Faith & Flower or Bestia.

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Thank Dee S
Long Beach, California
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54 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We had a group of 8 and were taken care of very well. Appetizers and main courses were amazing and the drinks that were ordered, after suggestions were well appreciated. This establishment is very dark and has a different atmosphere. It is also located in a different part of LA that isn't really busy. Parking is on the street or... More 

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Thank Mannkmm
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Great atmophere and amazing french food . The owner was extremely rude and treating the employees with rudeness. Too bad. Good selections of wines, although too expensive in rapport to quality.

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Thank Inakis E
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90 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Found this place by searching for best Mac and Cheese in LA. It has a very nice atmosphere in a cool part of town and the service was attentive. Food was delicious and I will return soon.

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Thank Chris E
Cali, Colombia
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

One of the things that really disappoints me about the food scene is when a decent place knows it and then, somehow, the staff become "holier than thou". Hopefully Church and State puts the breaks on and stays chic, not pretentious. With that, the food was excellent. These guys have a very nicely curated wine list (albeit of fairly expensive... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40 - US$50
Cuisine
French, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1850 Industrial St, Los Angeles, CA 90021-1244
    (Mateo)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 213-405-1434

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Downtown

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Downtown
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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