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Water Grill

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544 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90071-2602 (6th St.)
+1 213-891-0900
16:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Los Angeles, California
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is my favorite upscale restaurant downtown. Fabulous seafood, beautiful atmosphere and close to Disney Concert Hall, Ahmanson Theater and Dorothy Chandler Pavillion. It is expensive and some of the dishes can be very rich. But I really love this place. Great raw seafood bar area too. Also terrific wine list. Highly recommend.

Thank Karen P
Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My favorite person and I have frequented Water Grill often and have NEVER been disappointed! Whether its for a first date, romantic evening, business meeting or just hanging out with friends - if you enjoy excellent seafood, great atmosphere and incredible service, this is the place to go!

Thank GChi-LA
Northridge, California, United States
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been at the Water Grill a few times for lunch, dinner, bday party and get together - it was all good! Great food, nice modern-coastal-relaxed ambience, great service! Every time everyone found something special to eat, that's rare in our circle:) Great location, easy parking, would come back!

Thank Marina K
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent service. Fresh oysters! Other seafood good, good variety. A bit on the pricey side, but worth it.

Thank Linda G
Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fresh Fresh seafood. Modern rustic decor with nice touches of sea elements. Great variety of seafood to choose from. Both seafood and steaks were good. Seafood Bouillabaisse is on the lukewarm side thus not as tasty as it should be.

Thank ChuFamily77
Los Angeles, California
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96 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I have eaten here a few times and love it! I loved the Black Cod Miso and he had a whole fish that you made into taco's it was amazing. The service is also great, very helpful and friendly. We also took our grown children here and they liked it too.

Thank Deniseka
Los Angeles, California
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53 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely overrated and the parking is quite expensive. a hamburger I ordered medium rare came more like medium well and they have no yellow mustard. I wife got quite sick that evening after eating crab cakes which she said we're good but obviously not, a couple hours later. The waitress was very nice and did take my hamburger off the... More 

Thank Andamy18
Los Angeles
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63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is located right on Ocean Ave so the tables located near the windows have great views. The service was good and the food really fresh. They have a special for a few weeks where you got a choice of appetizer and main course for $25. I had the clam chowder and mahi mahi which both were delicious. Valet... More 

Thank TravelisMe
Toronto, Canada
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148 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our family of four had a wonderful evening. The wine list was extensive as was the entire menu! The service was exceptional. There were so many choices that it was hard to choose what to order. We ordered some of the best seafood we've ever had! Wonderful ambience and just a very nice evening out with our teens. When we... More 

Thank TO-ski-mom
Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A bit on the expensive side, but for a special occasion it is worth it. Clam chowder, great. Service great. Beautiful restaurant inside. Has valet parking, in that parking in Downtown Los Angeles is impossible.

Thank dolph441

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
American, Soups, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Downtown

Neighbourhood Profile
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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