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The Mar Vista

12249 Venice Blvd. (Ocean View Ave.) Send to Phone
310-751-6773
"Progressive Los Angeles cuisine" from executive chef D. Brandon Walker and chef Jill Davie.


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Dinner Tues.-Sun., Brunch Sat.-Sun.
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The Mar Vista, Los Angeles, CA


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The Mar Vista Restaurant Review

: Executive chef D. Brandon Walker, chef Jill Davie (Josie) and Jorge Rivas are behind neighborhood restaurant The Mar Vista. On the sidewalk is a dog-friendly patio, while the interior features light woods and hanging plants above the tables and booths. The Mar Vista serves a menu of "progressive Los Angeles cuisine," including dishes like diver scallops with pea leek purée, candy stripe beets and squid ink crumbs; pork osso buco; and lamb with curried lentils, peas, fried artichokes and chimichurri. Indulge in "Scotch Kiss" brownie bites for dessert. Sunday brunch brings bacon & egg hot pot, vegan chilaquiles and smoked salmon loaded potato, along with house sangrias and mimosas.





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