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Cafe Sierra

555 Universal Hollywood Dr, Los Angeles, CA 91608-1001
+1 818-509-2030
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“crab legs” (10 reviews)
“prime rib” (21 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
555 Universal Hollywood Dr, Los Angeles, CA 91608-1001
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1 - 10 of 95 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the continental breakfast here a number of days while staying at the Hilton. They had a nice variety of things to choose from, very attentive service (even asked if we wanted to take some coffee to go), and without a doubt, the BEST...More

Thank LasVegasKaren
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here after universal studios on a Friday for the seafood buffet. The spread they put on is 2nd to none. I have been to almost all buffets in Vegas and none offer king crab or lobster anymore. Cafe Sierra in the Hilton has...More

Thank Jeffersin
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I was staying at the Hilton and had the breakfast buffet every day I was there. I upgraded to the full buffet (instead of the free excellent continental breakfast) and everything was so good! I especially loved their coffee -- full bodied and smooth! They...More

Thank Vivian S
HiltonUniversal, Food and Beverage Marketing Coordinator at Cafe Sierra, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear guest, Thank you very much for the positive comments. It’s always encouraging when customers acknowledge the good work of our team. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Best Regards, Sandy Tseng - Food and Beverage Marketing Coordinator

Reviewed 9 August 2017

This cafe is inside the Hilton Universal Studios hotel. The location and ambience is good. Breakfast for the hotel residents was also in this cafe and while it was good, the options for vegetarians were limited to mostly continental breakfast. Would have been nice to...More

Thank GopiAZ
HiltonUniversal, Food & Beverage Marketing Coordinator at Cafe Sierra, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your dining experience at Cafe Sierra. Yes. You are right. Since there are more and more vegetarians, we definitely need to have more vegetarian options for accommodating the guests. Thank you for bringing...More

Reviewed 26 July 2017

My family used to go Cafe Sierra for King Crab legs, lobster and prime rib buffet when I was younger, and we hadn't been here since it was remodeled. We took our family here, and the buffet is completely new and remodeled. We went to...More

Thank rkmoy
HiltonUniversal, Food and Beverage Marketing Coordinator at Cafe Sierra, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time in leaving us a review on your recent visit. So glad to hear you love the King Crab as well as all of the other offerings on our weekend buffet. Our entire team works hard to ensure...More

Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

It was a class reunion of my wife with spouses - her classmates arranged it at this place in Hilton hotel along hollywood blvd. When we came and I saw the buffet igot excited. My eyes caught the king crabs and lobster- wow it was...More

Thank volviven
HiltonUniversal, Food and Beverage Marketing Coordinator at Cafe Sierra, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your dining experience at Cafe Sierra. So glad to hear you love the King Crab as well as all of the other offerings on our weekend buffet. We look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Never fails when you wanted the best brunch here at Cafe Sierra. Kung crab legs, shrimp, oysters, caviar station and prime ribs are so delicious. Best sushi, sashimi. Good breakfast selections as well. Desserts are outstanding! Don't forget to try make your own "wonton noodle...More

Thank Maria Theresa C
HiltonUniversal, Food and Beverage Marketing Coordinator at Cafe Sierra, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Dear guest, I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed everything, from the service to the meal. Our entire team works hard to ensure all enjoy their stay and go above and beyond to meet our guests' needs. I will definitely share your wonderful review...More

Reviewed 28 April 2017

No kidding, $7 for a cup of tea. Never seen anything like that at any level of hotel anywhere. Super bad!More

1  Thank TumbleweedandCactus
HiltonUniversal, Food and Beverage Marketing Coordinator at Cafe Sierra, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Dear guest, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for writing to us, and to assure you that we do read all the reviews we receive and consider your suggestions carefully. As I’m sure you can understand, we offer our organic tea...More

Reviewed 19 March 2017

Wonderful buffet with so many tempting options you will definitely not need lunch. Some things you won't find at many buffets, a real treat

Thank fcrane35
HiltonUniversal, Food and Beverage Marketing Coordinator at Cafe Sierra, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write the review of your recent dining experience with us. We are glad to hear you enjoyed our breakfast. We hope to welcome you again to the Hilton Universal City in the future.

Reviewed 12 March 2017

Imagine our delight to stay at the pet-friendly Hilton Universal City and be able to dine onsite at the redesigned Cafe Sierra. The very expansive restaurant allows for large groups as well as intimate seating. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, we were in town just...More

Thank Susan S
HiltonUniversal, Food and Beverage Marketing Coordinator at Cafe Sierra, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Dear guest: Thank you very much for the positive comments. It’s always encouraging when customers acknowledge the good work of our team. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Sandy Tseng- Food and Beverage Marketing Coordinator.

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Elena S
27 August 2017|
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Response from Maria Theresa C | Reviewed this property |
Around $50.00 plus Tax.
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gkelly802017
10 August 2017|
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Response from Maria Theresa C | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. Normally, we go there for brunch. They have few seafood variety as well and prime rib.
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ochotrojan2520
24 May 2017|
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Response from HiltonUniversal | Property representative |
Hello, I apologize for the delay. Our regular prime rib dinner buffet is Monday-Thursday. Adult $42 Children (5-10) $20 Our seafood and prime rib buffet is Friday-Sunday. Adult $58 Children (5-10) $28 We are having lobster... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 21:00
Monday
06:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 21:00
Thursday
06:30 - 21:00
Friday
06:30 - 22:00
Saturday
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 555 Universal Hollywood Dr, Los Angeles, CA 91608-1001
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Universal City Area
  • Neighbourhood: Universal City Area
  • Phone Number: +1 818-509-2030
  • This restaurant is at Universal Studios Hollywood
Description
Famous for its unique Seafood, Lobster and Prime Rib Buffet in L.A. Cafe Sierra is located high atop the Hollywood Hills inside the gleaming tower of Hilton Universal City.
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