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Maison Giraud

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1032 Swarthmore Ave, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA (Sunset Boulevard)
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08:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
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Tue - Sun 08:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
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Los Angeles, California
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This place is now closed. Really snotty attitude by the wait staff and just ok food. The last time we went there they refused to honor our reservation.

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Thank rj100032655
Finland
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288 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

We were not impressed. Had a breakfast here. Not very tasty, quite expensive. Slow and not very friendly service at all. Will not come back.

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Thank Henna_M_
Boca Raton, Florida
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509 reviews
288 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

This is a neighborhood establishment which serves very good French food. The owner-chef is in the kitchen preparing delicious variations on classic French cuisine. Home baked breads, nice wine list, attentive service. The restaurant is casual with outside seating that is quieter than the interior. Prices are high but worth it.

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Thank johncgore
Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

I'm torn about Maison Giraud. The food is good, sometimes very good (like the duck fillet & the chocolate souffle) and so too is the service, both better than you can find in many an LA eatery. But... I know what Alain Giraud, chef & owner of Maison Giraud, can do. I was a huge fan of Anisette, the phenomenal... More 

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Thank LePirateDeAvalon
Los Angeles, California
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1,946 reviews
671 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 587 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

Love going to the local Pacific Palisades restaurant, Maison Giraud, on Swarthmore. It's a locals favorite and has been for years. We enjoy breakfast or brunch here - usually the Eggs Benedict or Croque Madame. Nice! Hopefully it'll survive the gentrification of the area! Enjoy.....

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Thank David B L
Los Angeles, California
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1,946 reviews
671 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 587 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

Best spot on the street for breakfast or brunch especially on the fun weekend market days. Eat inside or even better, out on the sidewalk in the sunshine. Great choice of menu selections. Pleasant and attentive servers. Our fav is the Croque Monsieur or Madame with iced tea! Yum. Enjoy a la Francaise. ....

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Thank David B L
Los Angeles, California
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108 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

Maison is brilliant for breakfast/brunch. The best croissants and blueberry danish ever! Dinner is somewhat limited, but with a marvelous chocolate souffle nobody leaves unhappy. The tragedy here is that the street is being closed down for massive remodel and Maison is now the last restaurant standing and we don't know for how long. Stop by early and often, this... More 

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Thank rebmans
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

Thursday night chef dinner surperb food 6 courses $75 buckwheat blini caviar uzo Crude scallop mushrooms smoked mussels excellent halibut warm cool squash vichyssoise and tasty venison fois hrs. Food 5 but earnest and friendly service needs to step up

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Thank leonard g
Palm Desert
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201 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

We found his restaurant by visiting the organic farmers market on Sundays. We decided that the next time in town we would sit and have brunch. So glad we did. They open at 8am on Sundays so if you get there early enough you can get a seat outside. Great for people watching. My friend was here many months ago... More 

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Thank Mark E
Greenwich, Connecticut
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51 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

Loved breakfast at this small bistro in Pacific Palisades. Amazing breads, croissants and good. We went 2 out of 3 mornings and can't wait to return

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Thank Susanna_Sm2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
French
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1032 Swarthmore Ave, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA
    (Sunset Boulevard)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > LAX Area
  • Neighbourhood: LAX Area

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