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

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED The Wine Bistro

11915 Ventura Blvd. (Laurel Canyon Blvd.) Send to Phone
818-766-6233
A cozy spot with Art Deco accents features bistro standards like escargots, French onion soup and steak with pommes frites.
Your Opinion
Add your own review

Local Deals: 120 * 90

Cuisine
Open
Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Mon.-Sat.
Features

* Click here for rating key

  • 4.5 star rating
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
4.5 rating over 3 reviews

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED The Wine Bistro Restaurant Review

: White linen, candles and long-stem roses top the tables at this cozy bistro with Art Deco accents and abundant art, while traditional blackboards display daily specials. Thanks to a loyal clientele of studio execs at lunch and locals at dinner, it's frequently a place bustling with energy. The food may disappoint those looking to rekindle memories of a favorite Left Bank hangout, but you can piece together a satisfying meal by sticking to bistro standards such as escargots Bourgogne, French onion soup, a country pâté, and steak with peppercorn sauce served with respectable pommes frites. Chef Peter Roelant, formerly of Bel-Air’s Four Oaks and a protégé of superchef Freddy Girardet, has expanded the menu with dishes like smoked sturgeon with red beet-crème fraîche and pommes gaufrettes; crab and shrimp fritters with pineapple-ginger chutney; and plum-barbecued swordfish with plump basil, roasted tomato, sweet corn and cilantro, and purple and golden baby potatoes. The reliable bistro cooking continues to satisfy, but we feel like the estimable Roelant is being unduly restrained, and wish he would begin to more fully flex his culinary muscles.

User Ratings & Reviews for THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED The Wine Bistro
Average rating    4
Reviews 1 - 1 of 11
Absolutely a wonderful bar and retaurant
by lacarpool on Sat Aug 09, 2008 4:54 pm
 
This place cxan quickly become your favorite "hang" right in the middle of star kissed Studio city. Listen to jazz on tghursday nights including on occasion the sounds of Richie arcia's excellent Latin Jazz trio. food is wonderful, try the salmon appetizer,, the Steak w/ Pomme Frites is steak house quality and the pasta's are varied and memorable. :lol:
 
Reviews 1 - 1 of 11
Discover LA's best restaurants for Summer 2017
Best Restaurants in LA Right Now

From new restaurants to beloved classics, GAYOT has curated a list of the best restaurants in LA for Summer 2017.

Read more




RESTAURANT AWARDS 2016

Find out which restaurants and chefs top the list of GAYOT's 2016 Annual Restaurant Awards.