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Water Grill

544 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90071-2602
+1 213-891-0900
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (94 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (28 reviews)
“shellfish” (24 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00 Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
544 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90071-2602
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Reviewed today

Great seafood. Close to the Biltmore, this Grill also served me a great steak.The restaurant is linked to other Water Grill restaurants. The waiter gave us good insights into the sourcing practices which they have to provide fressh ingredients.

Thank Brian J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for fresh seafood and shell fish, this is the place! Amazing side dishes as well! Polenta was Ammazing! Beware, it is quite pricy and all fish dishes are relatively small (and I mean really small) .

Thank Xoxosyl
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best seafood restaurants; a great wine collection; they have another location in Santa Monica as well; highly recommended.

Thank Yeznik K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is very busy and have good fresh seafood. It’d better to reserve. The black cod and sea bass was really good. The lobster roll wasn’t a good option though.

Thank Al3alawi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a shame, they definetly know how to cook and have a great variety and selection of shellfish. Someone could spend a great evening there, if only there would have been many more waiters and the service would have been much, much better. We had...More

Thank purep
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Water Grill based on all the good reviews. It is overcrowded, noisy and I have never seen tables so close together. Ordered the highly recommended $47 sea bass which came with squash gnocchi around the plate. The fish was small but good...More

1  Thank S4955LYdianep
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited the restaurant twice during our week in LA, and unfortunately, both times we were charged incorrectly. Once during dinner and once during lunch. Both times we brought it to their attention ​and were met with condescending attitudes as if it were our fault....More

1  Thank MichW369
Reviewed 10 March 2018

I was taken here on a dinner date, and was very impressed with the beautiful decor inside. Even with a reservation, however, we had to stand in line inside before we could be seated. I'm not sure why, because it didn't seem that crowded. Once...More

Thank Suzanne E
Reviewed 3 March 2018

My wife and I were fortunate to join another couple for dinner at the Water Grill. First class service with fresh seafood, excellently cooked entrees and an incredible wine list. Only regret is that we had a performance to attend so we did not linger....More

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 3 March 2018

if you want seafood and you are in DTLA, this has to be one of your stops. the staff are very attentive and very knowledgeable of the menu. and great to suggest the freshest and newest selections on and not on the menu. it was...More

Thank 64patrica
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10 March 2018|
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Response from worldnomad_01 | Reviewed this property |
Congratulations and best of luck! Best thing to do in this case: call the restaurant!
Rudolph C
8 June 2017|
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Response from Rob H | Reviewed this property |
If 2 go, expect to spend over $100 without aooetizers, drinks or tax.
27 December 2016|
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Response from anjik008 | Reviewed this property |
Business casual
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 544 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90071-2602
    (6th St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 213-891-0900
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