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Au Fudge Los Angeles

9010 Melrose Ave. (Doheny Dr.) Send to Phone
Actress Jessica Biel is part of the team behind this unique, kid-friendly (yet chic) restaurant in West Hollywood.
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Breakfast & Lunch daily, Dinner Tues.-Sun., Brunch Sat.-Sun.

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Au Fudge Los Angeles, West Hollywood, CA

Au Fudge Los Angeles Restaurant Review

: With its quaint marketplace, art classes, and playroom manned by cheerful au pairs, this West Hollywood restaurant manages to be both kid-friendly and chic, which you might expect, considering actress and mother Jessica Biel is part of the team behind the venue. Its style is sophisticated --- think whitewashed French country house with vintage furnishings and a floating treehouse perched over the front patio --- creating the look of an elegant bistro that just so happens to offer a pleasant and approachable California-French menu. The restaurant caters to a distinct niche of upscale Beverly Hills parents, who crave edible pleasures such as an order of steak frites and a pretty bottle of rosé (the Domaine Lafage "Miraflors" Côtes du Roussillon is quite popular). There’s also a long bar that features antique French glassware and superlative bourbon craft cocktails. Don’t even think of coming without a reservation between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., as that’s the prime dinner hour for tots enjoying truffled grilled cheese sandwich sticks and penne with beef Bolognese. Once they’ve eaten, children might be whisked off to the aforementioned “creative space” playroom ($15 per hour). Meanwhile, parents can remain seated and dine on mussels in a tangy chorizo saffron broth or a standout vegan Caesar salad spiffed up with quinoa, avocado, golden raisins and pepitas. And though many of the guests here may be small, know that the prices are not (the signature fudge flight is $14, for example).

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