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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” (26 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00 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 2 days 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 6 days 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

Thank S4955LYdianep
Reviewed 6 days 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

Thank MichW369
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is a lot of hype these days about the “cool” factor of downtown and all of the great new restaurants. True—there are many new offerings, but most are trendy without substance. The Water Grill is as wonderful as it was when it opened 30...More

Thank Randolph F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived relatively early on a Wednesday evening without a reservation. Not a problem.. The restaurant, on Ocean Blvd and corner of Santa Monica, has great views of the ocean. A large venue with a raw bar and other bar, tables and booths. All open...More

Thank GiseppeGord
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a day of viewing museums and walking till I dropped I just wanted a seafood restaurant that I could have a good drink and great food. This place blew me away. The service/professionalism the ambiance and the food will get me coming back and...More

Thank hharris860
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the Grand Raw Platter with the Uni added and it was absolutely divine. I would recommend this place to anyone that loves seafood!

Thank Kora P
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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