Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

The Ivy

113 N. Robertson Blvd. (3rd St.) Send to Phone
310-274-8303 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Order Now! | Menu
California takes on classic American comfort foods in a chic-casual spot, complete with spacious patio, frequented by celebrities and the paparazzi who love them.
Your Opinion
Add your own review

Local Deals: 120 * 90

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sun.

* Click here for rating key

  • 3.5 star rating
3.5 rating over 7 reviews
The Ivy, Los Angeles, CA

The Ivy Restaurant Review

: One of L.A.'s most intense power-meal boîtes --- as well as one of its prettiest --- The Ivy is always inhabited by plenty of familiar faces. The charming patio, surrounded by its signature white picket fence, is the most famous of the design elements created by co-owner-designer Lynn von Kersting. Roses bloom everywhere, the chintz upholstery is lovely and the plates are hand-painted. While some celebrity customers are notorious for tailoring orders to suit their dietary demands, the menu is filled with solid California-ized American dishes --- generously portioned yet nonetheless overpriced --- such as the popular chopped salad, crab cakes, Southern-style fried chicken, swordfish tacos, Maine lobster ravioli and even a bang-up burger. Co-owner Richard Irving started out as a pâtissier and his desserts are among the high points, from chocolate chip cookies to rich pecan squares. Despite the homespun cuisine, you're not likely to receive a warm Mayberry-style welcome. In fact, unless you possess one of those familiar faces, The Ivy can be one of the chilliest spots in L.A.

User Ratings & Reviews for The Ivy
GAYOT has uncovered the best restaurants in (and around) Los Angeles for you to enjoy right now
Top 25 Restaurants in Los Angeles to Eat at Right Now

Spring has sprung and so has a crop of L.A. restaurants you just can't miss.

Read more


Sign up to receive the 2016 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which will feature the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S. and more.