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Soleil Westwood

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Westside
Canadian, French
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1386 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024-4980
+1 310-441-5384
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11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 22:00
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Los Angeles, California
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67 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This casual restaurant offers a wide variety of food. Because the tables are close together, it can become quite noisy. We enjoyed wine with our entrees of chicken, fish, and pasta. The salads and soups were tasty. The service was professional and friendly.

Helpful?
Thank munchingmavin
Luc A, Owner at Soleil Westwood, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. It would appear you enjoyed your visit, so Merci! Hope to see you again soon. Luc. More 

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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 March 2017

A true French cafe in Westwood. They specialize in crepes , quiches, mussels and light lunches. There's a bar connected to the restaurant that has a nice happy hour menu

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Thank Judith B
Luc A, Owner at Soleil Westwood, responded to this review

Thank you, Judith, for taking the time to post a review your visit to Soleil. It is greatly appreciated! To others reading this review, everything stated is true, plus we are also open for dinner! Merci, Luc. More 

East Hampton, New York
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

A warm and welcoming French ( Quebecois) restaurant on LA's West side., The menu offers a wide variety of French and international dishes at both lunch and dinner. The service is excellent, there's a full bar, a wide choice of wines, valet parking and French-Canadian owner Luc to make sure you enjoy your visit and, like us, come back often.

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Thank plr2013
Luc A, Owner at Soleil Westwood, responded to this review

Merci, merci, merci! What more can I say, other than thank you! Luc. More 

Los Angeles, California
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157 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Soleil is unique in its quebecqois menu. The food is excellent, service attentive and in nice weather you can sit outside (and pretend you're in Paris)

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Thank psychjudy
Luc A, Owner at Soleil Westwood, responded to this review

Well, if not Paris, maybe Montreal or Quebec City?? Either way, Bon Appétit and thanks for taking a moment to comment. Merci, Luc. More 

1 review
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Recently moved to LA, my husband and I found Soleil Westwood on google map on Christmas Eve as I was looking for food that feels like home since I was spending the Holidays away from home. Let's just say that our experience there fulfilled it's purpose X10! We both had Poutines; I had the Poutine Christine and he had the... More 

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Thank Fanny B
Luc A, Owner at Soleil Westwood, responded to this review

Bonjour Fanny! Welcome to LA - for some reason I did not see your review sooner. Very glad you liked your visit to Soleil. We hope you become a regular. See you again soon. Merci, Luc. More 

Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

My wife and I were visiting a friend who lives in Westwood. The three of us had dinner here. I had a steak, my wife had the pumpkin ravioli, and our friend had the duck. The service was top notch, the food was excellent (perfectly cooked vegetables and medium-rare steak), the wine list was well chosen, and the prices were... More 

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Thank Stephen F
Washington Dc, District Of Columbia
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

My sister and I happened upon this place on our last night in town. It's a sweet, warm place where we had a lovely meal. We started with salads. I close the bib lettuce salad with walnuts and vinaigrette. The presentation was amazing - it was the whole head of lettuce arranged on the plate, sprinkled with walnuts and the... More 

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Thank MBTinDC
Luc A, Owner at Soleil Westwood, responded to this review

On behalf of my entire staff, thank you very much for your kind comments. It is very much appreciated. Next time you are in town, please do stop in - and say hi! Merci, Luc. More 

Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Not a bad place for the price. Very low-key, not crowded at all for a Monday night. Service was extremely attentive. Prices were very reasonable and the menu was varied enough to please the three of us. The food overall was okay - not great and not horrible. Appetizers consisted of escargot which were garlicky and properly done. The sauteed... More 

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Thank rmr611
Luc A, Owner at Soleil Westwood, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review of Soleil. Our staff appreciates your honest comments and we hope to see you again. Merci, Luc. More 

Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
113 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is one of the best restaurants in LA hidden among store fronts on Westwood Blvd. The service and the food was top notch. The escargot was perfect! The bread was warm and wonderful and the calve's liver was delicious! We will be back and we will be telling our friends as well!!!

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Thank dawnwtv
Luc A, Owner at Soleil Westwood, responded to this review

We look forward to your return visit! And yes, bring your friends also. The staff thank's you for the nice comments. Merci, More 

Sterling, Virginia
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621 reviews
368 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Enjoyed a quiet lunch with a longtime friend at Soleil Westwood, a few blocks south of Wilshire, away from the hustle and bustle of UCLA. Plenty of delicious options on the menu -- competent, friendly service. In all, a great oasis. I will return.

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Thank mshapiro99
Luc A, Owner at Soleil Westwood, responded to this review

Merci! We look forward to your return visits. Luc. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Cuisine
Canadian, French
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1386 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024-4980
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Westside
  • Neighbourhood: Westside
  • Phone Number: +1 310-441-5384
Description
Soleil Westwood, a fixture of the neighborhood for over 10 years, sits proudly on the corner of Westwood Boulevard and Wilkins Avenue. Although it’s known primarily for its French cuisine, its roots are from Quebec. Executive Chef and Owner, Luc Alarie grew up in Val-d’Or before moving to Montreal to study at the Institute of Tourism and Hotels. Arriving in Los Angeles over 22 years ago, he fell in love with the city. Having long worked as a waiter and manager at various places in the city, he decided to open his own restaurant, Soleil Westwood.Whether stopping in for a quick lunch during the week, enjoying a relaxing leisurely brunch on the weekend, or spending time over dinner with family or friends, Soleil offers something for everyones’ taste. Choose from a various array of dishes featured on the menu as well as the Chef’s daily specials. Plus, the wine menu and beers of the world selection will aim to please. We look forward to seeing you soon at Soleil Westwood.

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