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Bottega Louie

Italian Restaurant, Bakery, and Pizza Place$$$$
Financial District, Los Angeles
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  • Tea
    TeaNovember 18
    Instead of ordering a dish I ordered different pastries and it cost as much as a brunch dish was. So I got to try different things. It is a very loud place. Don’t go here on a date.
  • Chris G.
    Chris GoSeptember 9
    Been here 25+ times
    The valet is now $8. Might be cheaper to park at the lot across the street.
  • Eugene B.
    Eugene BogoradSeptember 5
    Service is not very attentive (missed our salad), slow. Atmosphere is great (but very loud - not suitable for a meeting). Food is a joke. Carbonara had cream in it! Tiramisu was almost all butter.
  • Ghadah A.
    Ghadah AM ✨September 3
    One of my favorite! ❤️
  • Nora K.
    Nora KAugust 30
    Average food. Sooo overrated. we had spaghetti, truffle pizza, mac n cheese, beef ravioli, and portobello fries.
  • TurkySal ✨.
    This place is gorgeous! Try the carbonara pasta and portobello fries. Before you head out, take some macarons to go 💙💙
  • Justelle C.
    I ate here for my birthday. The sea bass was delicious. It was light, well seasoned and cooked perfectly.
  • Jacobus B.
    Trenne, brussel sprouts are awesome
  • Nate T.
    Macaron from Bottega Louie
  • Tucker A.
    Definitely has become a bit of a scene the last few years, but the interior is still beautiful and the beignets are outSTANDing.
  • Salem A.
    Best macrons I've tried before. There are two dine in sections, one for dessert and coffee and the other for the full kitchen.
  • Chloe
    ChloeMay 2
    Another overrated place.
  • Clara B.
    Clara BertaApril 27
    The best macaroons!
  • Vanessa M.
    HAZELNUT BEIGNETSSSSS ❤️❤️
  • Sevan
    SevanApril 12
    I been here alot
  • Van D.
    Van DamApril 5
    A place be seen...vibrant atmosphere. Food overrated and underwhelmed. Best considered as tourist trap than a place of good food. Low value in any measurement.
  • Duygu A.
    Try the grand macaron vanilla with raspberries, you will thank me:-)
  • Patricia G.
    Too expensive for what you get. They stopped serving breakfast at 10.30am. Will not come back.
  • Dan W.
    Dan WuMarch 10
    Chef's table, good dessert~
  • Pach G.
    Pach GarchFebruary 20
    Portobello fries are the best way to get started here.
  • Ahmet U.
    Ahmet UgluFebruary 13
    Their pan fried pasta -Trenne- is a must try!
  • Gary M.
    Gary MorrillFebruary 3
    Really good pizza
  • Rachel K.
    Rachel KJanuary 27
    Been here 5+ times
    I could just eat the bread and butter, but the lemon ricotta pancakes are good too.
  • PureWow
    PureWowJanuary 24
    Every month, Bottega Louie adds a new flavor to the lineup. Their S'mores one has all the flavor of your favorite fireside treat, but it's more fit for afternoon tea than outdoor camping. Read more
  • Gi
    GiJanuary 13
    Coffee and macrons👍🏼
  • Waleed
    WaleedDecember 28, 2016
    Very nice place to spend the night
  • Victoria S.
    Victoria SuttonDecember 27, 2016
    The food amazing, the hostess very rood !!
  • Ray-Von S.
    Ray-Von SNovember 20, 2016
    Beautifully Delicious
  • Jennifer N.
    Jennifer NgNovember 10, 2016
    Friendly service even when it's busy
  • Jennifer N.
    Jennifer NgNovember 10, 2016
    Fancy looking desserts in a chic cute setting. Unfortunately, they look better than they taste.
  • enas
    enasOctober 26, 2016
    Every thing, especially their Baked goods
  • المهره الصعبه ماهي لأي خيال
    Lovely desserts and macrons. Take them to go if you are full, won't regret. I promise 🤓
  • المهره الصعبه ماهي لأي خيال
    The portobello mushroom fries and the carbonara ❤️ very casual. Good for groups 👍🏻
  • Carmen
    CarmenOctober 22, 2016
    Macaroons and nougats are fantastic
  • Rami I.
    Rami IsmailOctober 11, 2016
    Expensive but nice desserts and Mexican coca cola.
  • Giuseppe D.
    Giuseppe Di CarloOctober 10, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    This place is great, yo have to try the Burrata Pizza.
  • Alison B.
    Alison Byrne FieldsOctober 2, 2016
    Been here 25+ times
    Killer Negronis
  • Judy T.
    Judy Tamaki-MowattSeptember 16, 2016
    Beautiful confectioneries, pastries, and staff are all very friendly and speak professionally. It's a piece of heaven in the middle of DTLA.
  • Ahmad A.
    Ahmad Al-kSeptember 10, 2016
    Modena salad!! Pizza and lamb chunk r really good well balanced taste!! Selection of dessert and Fresh bakeries are just perfect!!!
  • Marc
    MarcSeptember 6, 2016
    Food Network's Top 5 Best Breakfast - #1 Lobster Hash
  • Mouni R.
    Mouni ReddySeptember 5, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    The chocolate hazelnut benget is bliss.
  • Ricky S.
    Ricky SherrillAugust 29, 2016
    Their baked goods are a must try. Can get a little crowded in the morning.
  • Wassel M.
    Wassel MohammedAugust 26, 2016
    Lamb shank is really great if you like a lot of flavor. the salmon is also really good & it's spiced perfectly
  • Mark B.
    Mark ByersAugust 24, 2016
    It's so good and reasonably priced but it's so loooooud. Solid blank surfaces + people = echo chamber.
  • Hajar A.
    Hajar AlasakerAugust 23, 2016
    Portobello fries, brussels sprouts, pizza, pomodoro spaghetti and for dessert salted caramel budino
  • Ramón R.
    Ramón RamírezAugust 15, 2016
    Everything! Lassagna meat could be better
  • Mouni R.
    Mouni ReddyAugust 13, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Heaven food. Great selection of macaroons and desserts.
  • Aziz
    AzizAugust 12, 2016
    Cakes & diserts
  • Hana N.
    Hana NesbittAugust 8, 2016
    Beautiful atmosphere - like walking into a movie. But it's not just looks, brunch is delicious! Smoked salmon eggs benedict & beignets are the way to go. Only bummer is it does get noisy...
  • Rawan A.
    Rawan AlazzamAugust 7, 2016
    Rose macaroon, the large raspberry stuffed macaroon is really good
  • ZZubin
    ZZubinAugust 6, 2016
    Grandiose space makes you feel like you're in a large Italian coffee house, but for the discerning macaron eater: the macaroons are NOT up to snuff
  • Hend N.
    Hend NasserAugust 6, 2016
    The mediterranean sea-bass 😋
  • Abu Aya a.
    Abu Aya aka KDAugust 1, 2016
    Great breakfast menu and good pastries
  • Annie L.
    Annie LeeJuly 31, 2016
    This place is over rated, I'm only impressed with their macarron, nothing else special including the portobello fries ppl so rave about
  • Pame G.
    Pame Garcia FdezJuly 27, 2016
    Macaroons 😍
  • Isaac C.
    Isaac CruzJuly 23, 2016
    Fare was flavorful, but perhaps overpriced. Crowded and touristy.
  • dina
    dinaJuly 16, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Pricey but good food and bread. Definitely a must at least once, but your wallet will take a hit
  • Yuri V.
    Yuri ValadesJuly 1, 2016
    Love this place... Not cheap at all but all is super tasty and with the nicest presentations... i recommend all that have chocolate!!
  • Teresa
    TeresaJune 16, 2016
    This place is gorgeous! Try the spaghetti bolognese and the roasted chicken. Before you head out, take some macarons to go. Love the flavours, especially the violet and mango.
  • Rami I.
    Rami IsmailJune 15, 2016
    It's expensive for what it is, but it is good regardless. Exceptional range of desserts.
  • Crillmatic
    CrillmaticJune 8, 2016
    Try the Burrata - Amazing (via @Foodspotting)
  • Crillmatic
    CrillmaticJune 8, 2016
    Try the Macaroni and Cheese with Bacon - Omg so good! (via @Foodspotting)
  • Crillmatic
    CrillmaticJune 4, 2016
    Try the Porchetta Sandwich (via @Foodspotting)
  • Crillmatic
    CrillmaticJune 4, 2016
    Try the Tokyo Mule (via @Foodspotting)
  • Kelley L.
    Kelley L.June 4, 2016
    Moulin Rouge cocktail is a great drink, with a blend of citrus and vodka.
  • AyⓂ️aN🇸🇦 أ.
    Amazing restaurant, great food & great atmosphere. MUST visit if you are in LA..
  • Lailanie G.
    Lailanie GadiaMay 27, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    A great place for brunch and/or desserts!
  • Lee
    LeeMay 13, 2016
    Leave room for the desserts!
  • Rebekah A.
    Rebekah AdamsApril 29, 2016
    Pizza. Desserts. Pastries
  • The Taste Sheriff
    The Taste SheriffApril 17, 2016
    Overrated, inauthentic, and expensive. It's one of those "eggplant parmesan with a ton of red sauce" faux places where you end up paying a fortune so that the developer brakes even. Never again.
  • Andy F.
    Andy FrancoApril 14, 2016
    Great place for a date. The Burrata pizza is amazing and so are the Portobello fries!
  • Kevin H.
    Kevin HartApril 9, 2016
    I dunno what it was but I liked it. Something bout chocolate cake on top of red velvet cake 😱
  • Osman A.
    Osman AApril 4, 2016
    A cut mute heart ones
  • JT
    JTApril 3, 2016
    Solid French pastries! Love the raspberry sable. Chocolate brioche is also delicious
  • Ahmad A.
    Ahmad AlameriMarch 31, 2016
    Amazing!!!😍
  • Ashley K.
    Ashley KirtonMarch 18, 2016
    Grilled octopus and portobello fries were delicious.
  • Tat B.
    Tat BMarch 15, 2016
    Oh the deserts!!! And everything else too! 😋😋😋
  • Sibel O.
    Sibel OkumusMarch 13, 2016
    Salted caramel macaron is heavenly!
  • Ayman S.
    Ayman SirajMarch 10, 2016
    Tiramisu is the best!
  • Kelley L.
    Kelley L.March 5, 2016
    Chocolates are $2.00/piece, but some of the best chocolates I have eaten. Pictured: dark chocolate, mint, Earl Grey, Bailey's, feuilletine, gianduja, and coconut. I recommend for gifts.
  • Melody S.
    Melody ScottFebruary 4, 2016
    Portobello fries were so good! Chocolate soufflé also
  • Lama
    LamaFebruary 1, 2016
    The best in LA!! Must try their desserts and coffee too #yummy
  • Bahareh
    BaharehJanuary 29, 2016
    An authentic old fashion restaurant, yet classic and stylish. True to Carbonara. Lovely atmosphere and best customer service.
  • Sam L.
    Sam LickerJanuary 26, 2016
    Great small plates and sandwiches! The pizza looked bomb too.
  • Luca B.
    Luca BalboJanuary 24, 2016
    Great buzz, food is delicious. Best of downtown.
  • Brian C.
    Brian ChernickJanuary 18, 2016
    Great environment for brunch. The ricotta pancakes and salmon benedict are phenomenal. Don't forget a side of roasted potatoes.
  • Jared A.
    Jared A.January 13, 2016
    Line was so long, and reservations not accepted, couldn't even eat here for my birthday.
  • Allison Y.
    Allison YuJanuary 7, 2016
    The food is okay. The portobello fries are a must try if you do sit down. The desserts are the highlight 😋
  • Kübra Z.
    Kübra ZenginDecember 25, 2015
    Best Crème brûlée ever!
  • ilyas t.
    ilyas tekerDecember 25, 2015
    Tiramisu 😍 You must try it!!!
  • Andy F.
    Andy FrancoDecember 16, 2015
    Delicious Macaroons! Try the salted caramel, chocolate mint, or lemon Macaroons.
  • Stephanie S.
    Stephanie SerranoDecember 15, 2015
    Great pizza and desserts, yum!
  • Crisie S.
    Crisie SerarolsDecember 13, 2015
    Portabella fries are a must! Hanger steak = delish!
  • Doug d.
    Doug de WetNovember 29, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    The pastries scream out for your Instagram feed. After posting, try an Earl Grey macaroon; they taste like chocolate kissed essence of Fruity Pebbles.
  • Steven R.
    Steven RobersonNovember 15, 2015
    Everything is awesome at BL !!
  • Greg C.
    Greg ClarkNovember 13, 2015
    Great food. Great dessert. Great staff
  • Doug d.
    Doug de WetNovember 11, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    Bright and lively, always nice for an afternoon cocktail and snack. If you like cocktails on the sweet side, try the Moulin Rouge, made with fresh raspberries and a hint of elderflower.
  • That Food C.
    Good atmosphere, cocktails, best pizza and desserts!
  • Dnis F.
    Dnis FloresNovember 3, 2015
    Noise noise noise!!
  • Rick T.
    Rick ThompsonNovember 3, 2015
    Absolutely amazing food. Parking sucks because it's DTLA, but it's a must try
  • Veronica H.
    Veronica HenriquezOctober 25, 2015
    Great pizza place ! Loud but very trendy
  • Bashayer K.
    Bashayer KhalidOctober 24, 2015
    Modena salad
  • Fatma G.
    Fatma GencOctober 19, 2015
    Good looking restaurant, creative salads and nice staff.
  • Sofia U.
    Sofia UzOctober 18, 2015
    Awesome eatery, french food in a friendly atmosphere. Great bakery by the entrance. I am not a macaroon fan, but they looked great
  • Fabio T.
    Fabio TelesOctober 17, 2015
    I've tried the Smoked Salmon Benedict, which is incredible and very tasteful. It comes on top of hashed brown instead of bread, brilliant! Good selection of drinks and desserts of course. Packed Sat.
  • Ram C.
    Ram CherizliOctober 11, 2015
    Portobello Fries and Pizza!!
  • Ram C.
    Ram CherizliOctober 11, 2015
    One of the loudest and noisiest places i've ever been to. Food is really great, including the Pizza but don't count on making a normal conversation. Prices are OK, compared to the quality of the food
  • Deema M.
    Deema MOctober 6, 2015
    Chocolate hazelnut Beignets😋😋
  • Abi P.
    Abi PanickerOctober 3, 2015
    Worth checking out
  • Erin S.
    Erin SilkSeptember 12, 2015
    Wood-fired thin crust pizza is great and desserts are beautiful and awesome. Huge selection of macaron flavors.
  • Pocket S.
    Pocket SunSeptember 8, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Brunch was meh. Farmers market breakfast was terrible, eggs weren't poached right. Lobster hash was very stingy with lobster. Salmon Benedict was alright.
  • Noura A.
    Noura AlghaithAugust 31, 2015
    The best restaurant in downtown LA 👌🏽 try their fried mushroom and all kind of pizza are amazing
  • Estelle T.
    Estelle TchaAugust 24, 2015
    Portobello fries & lasagna! Good quality house wine 👏🏻
  • Leslie M.
    Leslie MacchiarellaAugust 6, 2015
    I love their chicken cobb salad to-go. Find it in the back serve-yourself deli section. And the dressings to go with are perfection.
  • Mohammed A.
    Mohammed Al RuwaighAugust 2, 2015
    Nice atmosphere & good quality food. U need to wait in the q but after that service was good!
  • Kelley L.
    Kelley L.August 1, 2015
    Crème brûlée is a dessert with which one cannot go wrong. Fresh fruits and vanilla custard.
  • David K.
    David KAugust 1, 2015
    Everything is good - had clam linguini which was excellent also portobello fries
  • Khaula R.
    Khaula RJuly 29, 2015
    Good restaurant? yes! but because of all the reviews and recommendations I expected more!
  • Joud AlRajhi
    Joud AlRajhiJuly 29, 2015
    You must try their pizza!
  • GrantDillon.com
    GrantDillon.comJuly 27, 2015
    Atmosphere and food
  • Xhico
    XhicoJuly 26, 2015
    Beautiful pastry display and macarons.
  • Feef
    FeefJuly 25, 2015
    I mean their pastriesss💗
  • Adrian Y.
    Adrian YuenJuly 25, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Wonderful food and spectacular bakery.
  • Crystalia G.
    Crystalia GunawanJuly 23, 2015
    Love the earl grey macaron.
  • Alanoud A.
    Alanoud AlsuhibaniJuly 22, 2015
    Delicious! Fancy!
  • Mezcal El Silencio .
    Mezcal El Silencio 🐇July 22, 2015
    Been here 50+ times
    Pizza margarita & Night in Oaxaca. Very quick. Delicious & perfect for lunch meetings in #dtla #SharetheSilence
  • Amber E.
    Amber EscobedoJuly 22, 2015
    I highly recommend this place, if you have a sweet tooth but don't want to spend not much or have to many extra calories that ice cream gives you. Get a macaroon!
  • Kevin H.
    Kevin HenryJuly 20, 2015
    Caesar salad is consistently good. Service is consistently inconsistent...
  • Ceara M.
    Ceara MilliganJuly 13, 2015
    Lavender macarons for the win!
  • Mezcal El Silencio .
    Mezcal El Silencio 🐇July 8, 2015
    Been here 50+ times
    "Night in Oaxaca" cocktail with #Mezcal El Silencio. The best choice!! #pizza #prosciutto great place in #dtla #SharetheSilence 🐇
  • Sherry R.
    Sherry RenJuly 7, 2015
    Had the best macarons here. The mango flavor is a bit too strong for me. Eclair is ok, not puffy. The trenne is great if you like crispy spaghetti but they are not flavory.
  • Rem K.
    Rem KoningJuly 4, 2015
    Food is fine but the scene is fantastic. Dinner as performance.
  • Mezcal El Silencio .
    Mezcal El Silencio 🐇July 3, 2015
    Been here 50+ times
    Parking tip: if you just come for quick coffee, park on grand and pay debit. It's faster. Enjoy!! #tgif 🎉 #SharetheSilence
  • Jessica S.
    Jessica SegalJuly 1, 2015
    Love their macarons, their breakfast is great!
  • Rachel M.
    Rachel MutiaJune 28, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    The Burrata and the Portobello Fries sent me to food heaven. Also. Bottega Louie has turned me into a macaron convert. 💜💛💚💙❤️ Plus points for the branding and really nice packaging.
  • Dj Stutter
    Dj StutterJune 23, 2015
    Food is great! Dessert is awesome! Service it's excellent.
  • maria j.
    maria jJune 22, 2015
    Great salad options and deserts are a must! They are so rich and tasty, you can tell they make them right there!
  • maria j.
    maria jJune 22, 2015
    The food is really delicious! I recommend trying the walnut salad, something about that dressing. Wish they had a location on the Westside..
  • Hizay C.
    Favorite restaurant in LA, not too much expensive and delicious, very good service!
  • Cory C.
    Cory CopelandJune 18, 2015
    Amazing food!!
  • Peter B.
    Peter BoyceJune 13, 2015
    Colorful assortment of desserts
  • Mechell E.
    Mechell ElleJune 9, 2015
    Delicious Brussels sprouts and macaroons
  • Justin
    JustinJune 5, 2015
    Always enjoyed its atmosphere. Never ate a meal there but their dessert and macaroons? Must try.
  • Caroline
    CarolineJune 4, 2015
    Get a side of portobello fries and the La Framboise Bûche for dessert, absolutely amazing.
  • Lina A.
    Lina A.May 31, 2015
    Extremely elegant place and food. Burrata pizza for main and chocolate souffle for a sweet ending, my god absolutely sublime.
  • Heather R.
    Heather RomeroMay 22, 2015
    Their pastries (especially the macaron) are divine. Comparable to Laduree
  • Yunus Emre K.
    Yunus Emre KocakMay 18, 2015
    One of the classy locations in LA downtown and very nice place. As everybody says; try portobello fries, for the rest you will not be sorry:) turk arkadaslar, portobello fries deneyin:)
  • Jessie R.
    Jessie RMay 14, 2015
    Delicious pizza. Come in even if just to stare at the bakery... It's absolutely gorgeous.
  • Dio Mix D.
    Dio Mix DubstedMay 3, 2015
    Yes sunday
  • Phoenix 💥💥💥
    Phoenix 💥💥💥April 26, 2015
    Interesting bakery here
  • Nabil B.
    Nabil BazzariApril 20, 2015
    Lovely food and desert. Charming place
  • Reed J.
    Reed JonesApril 17, 2015
    All of it was good now matter how hard I tried to find the bad stuff. Beignets, macarons, cherry eclairs, tasty pasta, cookies, croissants, and lemonade all brought joy to my mouth and tummy.
  • Eve P.
    Eve ParadoxApril 16, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    I make it a habit to try something new everytime. The trenne is comfort food at the finest. Rich and decadent.
  • Maddy C.
    Maddy CaguladaApril 15, 2015
    Of course you after you're done eating you need to purchase a box of macaroons!
  • Kelley L.
    Kelley L.April 13, 2015
    Macaron of the month started in March 2015, dark chocolate mint is April's and it tastes like ice cream!
  • K
    KApril 11, 2015
    Pizza, and of course dessert
  • Claire K.
    Claire KayApril 9, 2015
    Trenne Pasta & Portobello fries!! Can't go wrong. You'll have left overs from the trenne and it makes a great lunch the next day.
  • Hannah M.
    Hannah MueryApril 7, 2015
    Asparagus Mac and cheese macaroons
  • Astrid D.
    Astrid DuxApril 6, 2015
    Amazing sweets #watchcalories
  • Kirsten K.
    Kirsten KorteApril 5, 2015
    Earl grey Macaroons
  • Hunter T.
    Hunter ThomasApril 2, 2015
    Trendy spot with lots of dessert options. Best for sharing pizza or pasta dishes. Big, loud, crowded restaurant.
  • coco
    cocoMarch 31, 2015
    charming, colorful, delicious pastries. windows and displays could almost be in a wes anderson film. an impressive array of treats.
  • Thomas S.
    Thomas SopkovichMarch 30, 2015
    Amazingly good Blt
  • Ken S.
    Ken SMarch 29, 2015
    The best macaron flavors are vanilla, pistachio, and lemon
  • Duck L.
    Duck LoveMarch 28, 2015
    Love their pastries 😁
  • PILAR P.
    PILAR PRENDESMarch 22, 2015
    Great drinks! Portobello fries!is a must! Macaroons! And desserts!!! Love the pizza also!
  • Alanoud A.
    Alanoud AlsuhibaniMarch 22, 2015
    God is that heaven?
  • Alanoud A.
    Alanoud AlsuhibaniMarch 22, 2015
    Cant stop taking pictures of these delicious MASTERPIECES!
  • Alanoud A.
    Alanoud AlsuhibaniMarch 22, 2015
    Amaaazing!
  • Alanoud A.
    Alanoud AlsuhibaniMarch 22, 2015
    Rose macaroon is my new favorite!!!
  • Debi G.
    Debi GranilloMarch 21, 2015
    Nothing bad about this place ... Love the open kitchen ...
  • AJ M.
    AJ MakosoMarch 20, 2015
    Pizza and the old fashioned
  • leoaze
    leoazeMarch 14, 2015
    A massive New York City experience right in Downtown LA. Loud, yet vibrant.
  • YaZ ….
    YaZ …March 13, 2015
    Vanilla eclair.
  • Vytas B.
    Vytas BoyevMarch 11, 2015
    Loud, open dining. Great staff, food tasty.
  • bryan j.
    bryan jacobsMarch 8, 2015
    Most everything
  • Kelley L.
    Kelley L.March 7, 2015
    Rainbow of macarons. They can specially package desserts as gifts if you request in advance, such as the 15-piece macaron.
  • Lily
    LilyMarch 4, 2015
    Great dessert selection and Macarons, but beware expensive
  • Juan R.
    Juan Ramírez VMarch 4, 2015
    I tried pasta and was really good
  • Kristie H.
    Kristie HartFebruary 25, 2015
    Crab beignets and ceviche small plates were excellent!
  • Mia D.
    Mia DominguezFebruary 22, 2015
    i have dreams of their ravioli filled with ricotta and egg...perfect pastries, great food and service is decent although they're constantly crowded. love this place!
  • Barbara C.
    Barbara CabreraFebruary 16, 2015
    They have great service and amazing food.
  • Miguel C.
    Miguel CvFebruary 7, 2015
    Everything!
  • Suzanne P.
    Suzanne PhanFebruary 3, 2015
    Love. Love.Love. Lots of lovely delicate pastries. Ask for the complimentary sparkling water, order a pastry or two, sit by the cafe window and read a newspaper or people watch.
  • Es
    EsFebruary 1, 2015
    Great window watching in bar area. You can order full menu and desserts at the bar and avoid the acoustically enhanced main dining area.
  • Dëva H.
    Dëva HolikFebruary 1, 2015
    Amazing restaurant with great bread and pasta. Can't go wrong with anything on the menu including the hand crafted drinks. Make sure you try their pizza and whole fish.
  • Kelley L.
    Kelley L.January 31, 2015
    They change their macaron tree displays and add seasonal desserts every month/holiday. So pretty!
  • LA Weekly
    LA WeeklyJanuary 30, 2015
    Although you can choose from myriad exquisitely-built tarts and tiny layered cakes, sometimes you just want a simple croissant, set on a plain white plate, with an espresso and a small glass of water. Read more
  • LA Weekly
    LA WeeklyJanuary 30, 2015
    Get there when they open at 6:30 on weekdays and you can sometimes have the place to yourself. Read more
  • Austin C.
    Austin CohenJanuary 28, 2015
    Raspberry Napoleon
  • Sandra U.
    Sandra UribeJanuary 27, 2015
    The vainilla éclair is like a piece of heaven, and the macaroons omg, try the pralines
  • Khalid A.
    Khalid Al-AjmiJanuary 26, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Huge cafe/restaurant and lots of good cakes
  • Lydia B.
    Lydia BerkennouJanuary 26, 2015
    Busy at lunch time, this place will satisfy your belly and eyes!
  • Ms H.
    Ms HeleneJanuary 19, 2015
    Roasted cod with clams and mussels in a white wine cream sauce with sautéed leeks and flattened fingerlings $30. Start with burrata tomato caprese!
  • DeLisa F.
    DeLisa ForemanJanuary 11, 2015
    Words can not describe this place the food the ambiance everything is amazing. Food is perfect. The desserts all are great the macaroons omg. Perfect date place. My favorite place in los angeles
  • Jade M.
    Jade MangahisJanuary 8, 2015
    Can get very, very busy. If going for bunch try the lobster hash.
  • Connie C.
    Connie ChiuJanuary 4, 2015
    Earl grey, speeculous, and rose macaroons are like magic. Speeennnsive though.
  • Michael S.
    Michael SzetoJanuary 1, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Low quality dishes and ingredients at high quality prices
  • Elizabeth A.
    Elizabeth AkinsanyaDecember 23, 2014
    The Rose Macaroons are my fav! This place is so pretty inside
  • SJ8544123 L.
    SJ8544123 LDecember 21, 2014
    OMG. I'm not a fan of macaron but their earl grey macarons r so good♥
  • Adrian P.
    Adrian PhillipsDecember 20, 2014
    A complete shit show on the weekends, definitely an attraction for visiting folks Downtown. The food is still good, so grab a seat out front and try some portobello fries with a side of meatballs.
  • Diana C.
    Diana ChowDecember 16, 2014
    The pastries are definitely way better than their actual sit-down food.
  • Julian N.
    Julian NamDecember 13, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Portobello Fries. Burrata Pizza. Trenne. Salted Caramel Macarons. Good evening; good night!
  • John J.
    John JDecember 11, 2014
    The seafood dishes suck. Stick to the burgers and steak
  • Eve P.
    Eve ParadoxDecember 11, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    The clam linguini was average. Wish the accompanying sauce was a bit more hardy. It didnt adhere to the pasta well.
  • Adnan B.
    Adnan BüyükDecember 8, 2014
    Everything is good
  • Codi
    CodiDecember 7, 2014
    Aw service could be nicer at bakery
  • Neel V.
    Neel VasaDecember 3, 2014
    Dissapointed. Pizza was burnt. Pasta was really oily. Chocolate souffle wasnt as great as advertised. Sorbet's werent good enough. Creme brulee was decent
  • Deirdre B.
    Deirdre BatticeDecember 1, 2014
    Didn't like the mushroom fries so much. But loved everything else.
  • Winnie K.
    Winnie KhooNovember 29, 2014
    Faves: Macarons, Portobello Fries, Short Ribs, Duck Prosciutto Crostini, Lobster Nage,
  • Eve P.
    Eve ParadoxNovember 22, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    I may have said this already but its worth repeating. The lasagna. Put it in your face.
  • Opp
    OppNovember 16, 2014
    Macaroons & pizza
  • Rocio R.
    Rocio RasconNovember 15, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Amazing Italian salad off menu, trenne pasta is glorious
  • Michelle C.
    Michelle C.November 14, 2014
    Everything is delicious!
  • Adriaan T.
    Adriaan TrouweeNovember 9, 2014
    Awesome space! A bit noisey but great salads n pizza.
  • Kate A.
    Kate AntonovaNovember 9, 2014
    Macaroons, good food, bar
  • E G.
    E GNovember 7, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Beautiful spot with average food and average prices. Always packed. Out of towners dig it
  • Neal U.
    Neal U.November 7, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Omfg dude that French onion soup.
  • Prince N.
    Prince NabonkyOctober 31, 2014
    They've got delicious pastries Crowded place. Good food but no exceptional!!!
  • Brandon
    BrandonOctober 30, 2014
    I only come here for Macarons. But they are good as hell Macarons! Get one or 25. I don't care.
  • Cindy S.
    Cindy StapOctober 25, 2014
    I had the braised shortribs...fantastic dish.it came with polenta that had marscopone folded in
  • Shil P.
    Shil PaOctober 24, 2014
    every one of their pizzas. and the burratta.
  • Edward F.
    Edward ForteOctober 22, 2014
    Breakfast here is also very good. Freshly squeezed orange juice, ricotta pancakes, and smoked salmon benedict
  • Faiyaz T.
    Faiyaz ThaverOctober 19, 2014
    Try the beef prime rib
  • Artemesia G.
    Artemesia GentileschiOctober 18, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    It's a zoo here now. Dtla has become a nightmare.
  • Eve P.
    Eve ParadoxOctober 16, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Best darn lasagna in dtla. The portion is pretty large. You'll need a box to go.
  • Shil P.
    Shil PaOctober 15, 2014
    The burratta and any flatbread pizza of theirs.
  • La C.
    La CjargneleOctober 14, 2014
    Although, I still haven't found real Italian food in LA so far, I am pleased to taste good local burrata, and prosciutto di Parma (we cut it thinner though). 😉
  • Fatma G.
    Fatma GencOctober 13, 2014
    Beautiful venue, nice staff and awesome American French food. Wanted to have breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner all day everyday here.
  • David M.
    David MillerOctober 11, 2014
    Pizza and Atmosphere! Go for it!
  • Lene S.
    Lene S.October 8, 2014
    It's good to have Italian style lunch here. Macarons here is as good as I had in Paris!
  • Alexandra
    AlexandraOctober 6, 2014
    I enjoyed the carbonara and crème brûlée.
  • Tristan M.
    Tristan MulhallOctober 6, 2014
    Waited 15 mins to get waiters attention, then another 40 for the main course. Pasta was doughy and chewy - couldn't finish it as it tasted so horrible.
  • David C.
    David CharlecOctober 5, 2014
    Beignets and salmon eggs Benedict
  • Chris B.
    Chris BurkeOctober 5, 2014
    Not a bad margherita but really heavy on the basil.
  • Isabel P.
    Isabel PadronOctober 1, 2014
    Pizza, pasta, dessert,drinks. Everything is delicious here I don't think there is one bad thing on the menu
  • Julia P.
    Julia ParkSeptember 24, 2014
    Macarons here are are absolutely, insanely good. I'm a huge fan of Pierre Hermes, and haven't been able to find macarons that match theirs until today. Bottega Louie FTW (all flavors are fabulous)
  • Kat F.
    Kat FukuiSeptember 23, 2014
    Short ribs are delicious. A cocktail or two is a must.
  • Paige C.
    Paige CSeptember 15, 2014
    The portobello mushroom fries. Great for sharing! A real delicacy.
  • Haleema H.
    Haleema HumaidSeptember 14, 2014
    Best brunch downtown 👍 desserts are TDF pizzas are made in front of you
  • Clarissa S.
    Clarissa SuharliSeptember 14, 2014
    a cake heaven—try EVERYTHING, including the macarons and cupcakes. yum!
  • Léna Le Rolland
    Léna Le RollandSeptember 11, 2014
    One of my fav place in LA. Everything is amazing, the place, the food ! You're going to like it ! Enjoy
  • Chris H.
    Chris HSeptember 4, 2014
    The only thing consistent here is their inconsistency. Overcooked (but sometimes undercooked) proteins, terrible French onion soup, decent pizzas.
  • Herb S.
    Herb SeitzSeptember 2, 2014
    Great pizza and dessert - atmosphere had a good vibe but a bit too noisy.
  • Eric
    EricSeptember 2, 2014
    Great wood burning pizza.
  • Pocket S.
    Pocket SunAugust 30, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Nice kale salad with buttermilk dressing. The duck prosciutto crostini was pleasant as well.
  • James L.
    James LeeAugust 30, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    the portobello fries are a must try, and the poached egg and asparagus. Always take a few macarons to go. You won't regret it... try a rose flavored one.
  • Pocket S.
    Pocket SunAugust 30, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Beautiful desserts! They are definitely tempting and attractive. Cocktails options are nice. A variety of small plates, salads and Italian dishes are available.
  • Mert S.
    Mert SakaAugust 27, 2014
    May be crowded and noisy inside but they have the special dishes for special occasions. Don't forget to pick up some macaron before leaving for home.
  • Katherine M.
    Katherine M.August 26, 2014
    My aunt Shalese says, "A beautiful place if just to look. I have never eaten there except cocktails (very good) and macarons (good)."
  • Alicia B.
    Alicia BuczekAugust 26, 2014
    The vanilla eclairs are unbelievable. The food is delicious and sizes are outstanding for the price. Very cute and LA chic place! Extremely recommend Bottega Louie!
  • Trish
    TrishAugust 26, 2014
    Exceptional service, even with large groups. And of course, get a box of macarons! Earl grey is thee best.
  • Adnan B.
    Adnan BüyükAugust 22, 2014
    Everything
  • Andy C.
    Andy ChauAugust 19, 2014
    Portobello mushroom fries and calamari!! #enuffsaid
  • DAR A.
    DAR AbdulAugust 18, 2014
    Portobello fries so yummy
  • DAR A.
    DAR AbdulAugust 18, 2014
    Princess cake 😘
  • Johanna G.
    Johanna GanAugust 18, 2014
    Love the crème brûlée!
  • Mais A.
    Mais Al-GhanimAugust 18, 2014
    Macaroons and pizza!
  • John O.
    John OlsenAugust 18, 2014
    Any of the pizzas are an excellent choice
  • Allie C.
    Allie CarieriAugust 16, 2014
    Beignets and budino are a must! Skip the macaroon
  • Don Michael Antonio
    Don Michael AntonioAugust 16, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Great place to eat and have coffee whenever u r in DTLA area!Pizza is so good so are the salads, pasta, steak, and chicken Milanese!U must order portobello fries!To die for!
  • DAR A.
    DAR AbdulAugust 16, 2014
    Portobello fries 😍😍😍😍
  • Jole P.
    Jole PAugust 15, 2014
    MUST TRY the portobello fries. If you get nothing else, get those fries.
  • Pablo S.
    Pablo SetticasiAugust 8, 2014
    I've had the Orecchiette several times, so delicious!
  • BJ O.
    BJ OrbaseAugust 7, 2014
    You spell them macarons, kid. You get them here.
  • Libby
    LibbyAugust 6, 2014
    Burrata!!!
  • Chefs Feed
    Chefs FeedAugust 5, 2014
    Walter Manzke, chef of Wildflour Cafe + Bakery, eats here on his nights off. He loves the Apple danish. Read more
  • LA Weekly
    LA WeeklyAugust 4, 2014
    One corner of downtown L.A.'s Bottega Louie is occupied by a market selling high-end cheeses and a tiny selection of the produce you might have forgotten to pick up at the farmers market. Read more
  • Jonathan S.
    Jonathan StillJuly 23, 2014
    Very tasty. Eggs scrambled with hoat cheese was very tasty.
  • Suyoung C.
    Suyoung ChungJuly 22, 2014
    The fruit tart is to die for. So delish!
  • aysegullugiller
    aysegullugillerJuly 19, 2014
    Portobello fries are delicious!!!
  • Amelie B.
    Amelie BJuly 12, 2014
    Delish brunch. Everything is perfectly fresh and tasty. Good espresso too.
  • Sandy
    SandyJuly 11, 2014
    Salted caramel macaron is delicious
  • Thu N.
    Thu NgoJuly 11, 2014
    Such a fancy place to be! Quite expensive but it was to be expected. My friend got 28 macarons for $70+
  • Jani
    JaniJuly 5, 2014
    Prosciutto & burrata ftw.
  • Michael Antonio
    Michael AntonioJuly 4, 2014
    Love the Burrata pizza!
  • Joanna W.
    Joanna WanJune 13, 2014
    Portobello fries!
  • Kevin M.
    Kevin McKellarJune 10, 2014
    Been here 100+ times
    Just wonderful
  • Kevin M.
    Kevin McKellarJune 5, 2014
    Been here 100+ times
    Greatest place ever! Amazing pizza and pastries.
  • Gail H.
    Gail HJune 1, 2014
    You can just go with the small plates and be happy. Brussel sprouts, crab beignets, bruschetta...
  • Israel S.
    Israel SushmanMay 25, 2014
    Excellent food, but very noisy. Sit in the back if you prefer it a little quieter.
  • Zeech
    ZeechMay 4, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    To hell with anyone who complains "this place is too loud." GTFO
  • Chris L.
    Chris LimMay 2, 2014
    Hengyu favorite dinner
  • Honorary S.
    Honorary SnackpackerApril 30, 2014
    Best macaroons- salty caramel was my fav.. Tarts were delicious too..
  • Westin Hotels & Resorts
    Nestled on the chaotic corner of Grand Avenue and 7th Street in downtown Los Angeles, Bottega Louie really knows how to enchant, intrigue, and satisfy the palate.
  • A & G Custom Sound 5.
    Amazing pastry presentation
  • Yacine B.
    Yacine BaroudiApril 9, 2014
    Good value, OK food, wanna be fancy subdued by the disastrous noise level.
  • Kaitlin L.
    Kaitlin LeeApril 8, 2014
    park in the bldg on wilshire :)
  • Andriana
    AndrianaMarch 15, 2014
    Another version of Parisian Laduree. This is so awesome
  • Brianna B.
    Brianna BarelaFebruary 27, 2014
    Le grand macaron is amaxing
  • Antonella Q.
    Antonella QuintanaFebruary 16, 2014
    Lemon, pistachio, and earl grey macarons are the best.
  • Brett S.
    Brett SchulteFebruary 11, 2014
    This is the place sheep-people go if they don't know any other place. Sea of boring food, boring people, of course all with boring iPhones. #boring
  • rosie (.
    rosie (siman) yakobFebruary 8, 2014
    Portobello mushroom fries are so freaking tasty. Get them. Really.
  • kimberly c.
    kimberly c.February 4, 2014
    The porchetta sandwich is blissfully sinful
  • Lauren-Michelle K.
    Lauren-Michelle KraftJanuary 25, 2014
    Their grilled artichoke is easily one of the best artichoke dishes I've had in my whole life!
  • Remington G.
    Remington GuestJanuary 20, 2014
    Green tea Arnold Palmer.
  • Phoebe C.
    Phoebe ChenJanuary 9, 2014
    Park in $9 parking off corner of grand across from bottega
  • Drita K.
    Drita KesslerJanuary 5, 2014
    Best desserts♡ Happy Birthday Michael ♥
  • Jake W.
    Jake WalshJanuary 1, 2014
    This place suggz
  • Connie B.
    Connie BangDecember 29, 2013
    Pasta Bolognese & Macarons
  • Patrick L.
    Patrick LisingDecember 11, 2013
    Portobello mushroom fries!
  • R B.
    R BusDecember 6, 2013
    Macarons and pastries are pretty good. Portobello fries are yummy. The pizza is just ok...crust is a little thick for a thin crust. Prefer the thin crust pizzas in SF Bay Area.
  • Reed J.
    Reed JamesDecember 5, 2013
    Try the Beignets - #perfect #delectable
  • Reed J.
    Reed JamesDecember 5, 2013
    Try the French Fries - #crispy
  • Reed J.
    Reed JamesDecember 5, 2013
    Try the Orecchietti - #fantastic
  • Reed J.
    Reed JamesDecember 5, 2013
    Try the Burrata - Wowwwwww
  • Reed J.
    Reed JamesDecember 5, 2013
    Try the Macaroni and Cheese with Bacon - #amazing pasta shells melt in your mouth. Perfect #splurge small plate.
  • Shawn Antonia @.
    Amazing place and service
  • Tim C.
    Tim CurielNovember 24, 2013
    Porchetta sandwich: Pulled pork, caramelized onions Mmm Gud, add some Portabello Mushrooms and you've arrived IJS.
  • Ryan A.
    Ryan AlexanderNovember 18, 2013
    They don't take reservations so be ready to wait a little while at the restaurant. You can check out the macaroons and other desserts though while you wait.
  • Michelle D.
    Michelle DavisNovember 13, 2013
    The Mache was awesome!
  • Wayne P.
    Wayne PanNovember 10, 2013
    Mushroom fries.
  • Mohammad A.
    Mohammad AboNhayyahOctober 25, 2013
    The mushroom pizza is too delicious! Same goes to the vanilla cupcakeGreat atmosphere
  • Mohammad A.
    Mohammad Al-BaijanOctober 13, 2013
    Very delicious italian & french resturant
  • Trent G.
    Trent GillaspieOctober 13, 2013
    You can always count on this place to be a delicious clusterf*ck.
  • Motaz F.
    Motaz FadulOctober 8, 2013
    Delecious and a must try place 👌
  • Jennifer L.
    Jennifer LeeOctober 4, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Earl Grey macaroons are God's way of telling us that he loves us. French onion soup is a must eat!
  • Angela D.
    Angela DuganOctober 2, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Crab beignets are new to the menu! Soooo scrumptious! Try pairing with the kale sprouts and even truffle mashed potatoes!
  • Shani A.
    Shani AdiaSeptember 26, 2013
    Come ready for dessert. And for pre-dessert, try the mushroom fries, meatballs, and lamb shank. Their dessert display is heavenly, and they had my fav wine too :)
  • Michel R.
    Michel RodrigueSeptember 22, 2013
    Told you!!!
  • Michel R.
    Michel RodrigueSeptember 22, 2013
    Buzzy place...Hottest spot in LA...
  • Jennifer
    JenniferSeptember 21, 2013
    Try the black & blue mojito (not on the cocktail menu). Best mojito I've ever had!
  • George F.
    George FarraSeptember 16, 2013
    Great food and beautiful hostess, the place serves the eyes and the belly well
  • Frank U.
    Frank UgarteSeptember 15, 2013
    Don't forget a pastry!
  • Kyle P.
    Kyle PaiceSeptember 15, 2013
    You want the portobello fries.
  • Kimberly F.
    Kimberly FowlerSeptember 5, 2013
    I used to love this place, but I have to say the host today was very “snooty” ruined my meal.
  • Dominique T.
    Dominique ToneySeptember 5, 2013
    2 words: Nutella beignets.
  • Shino O.
    Shino OkumuraSeptember 3, 2013
    Trenne is my favorite dish here!
  • Reem
    ReemAugust 29, 2013
    One of my favorites.
  • Z  E H Y.
    Z E H YoonAugust 25, 2013
    Acoustic is not at all good for a meeting or a social chat. Come in, order, then either keep your mouth closed or scream if you're there to chat :) Otherwise, very fun place with great desserts.
  • SumMilfNCookies
    SumMilfNCookiesAugust 25, 2013
    Dinner was amazeballs!!!
  • Sarah S.
    Sarah S. G.August 23, 2013
    Macaroons are good but the beignets are the underrated star! Get chocolate hazelnut. Divine.
  • Sheryl L.
    Sheryl LinnAugust 20, 2013
    Great for Brunch. The Eggs Benedict is really good and the Bloody Mary is perfect! Noisy fun crowd.
  • Hessah
    HessahAugust 19, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Portobello mushroom fries is a must!
  • Alyssa H.
    Alyssa HigginsAugust 18, 2013
    Everything here is amazing. Period.
  • Alfredo L.
    Alfredo LomeliAugust 5, 2013
    The tuna sandwich is delicious! It's probably one of the best I've ever had. I highly recommend it!
  • Catherine L.
    Catherine LAugust 3, 2013
    I love their portobello fries and thin crust pizza!! Their macarons are whatever to me, but their hazelnut brownie is amazing! Pretty chic atmosphere but a little loud for my taste
  • Keng H.
    Keng Herrera-ManuntagAugust 2, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    It has my type of architectural design. :-) I fell in loooove <3
  • Maureen S.
    Maureen SoulesJuly 27, 2013
    Portobello fries were terrific!
  • Bhavika R.
    Bhavika RambhaiJuly 27, 2013
    The portobello fries are awesome.
  • Jessica R.
    Jessica RoscoeJuly 25, 2013
    Earl Grey macarons are shiny. Pretty... 420th tip!
  • Prveen
    PrveenJuly 18, 2013
    People watch while you wait
  • luis r.
    luis ramirezJuly 15, 2013
    The lemon ricotta pancakes are wonderful for breakfast... The oatmeal is very mediocre 😩
  • G
    GJuly 14, 2013
    Brunch, bloody Mary's & then...desserts to go!!!
  • Ruben G.
    Ruben GomezJuly 7, 2013
    I often wondered what it would be like on the floor of the New York Stock exchange ... Not anymore
  • Laila K.
    Laila KJune 28, 2013
    Very good food but come in the afternoon of morning , evening very noisy. Cappuccino is good as well
  • Laila K.
    Laila KJune 28, 2013
    It's 9 pm it's toooo freaking noisy it feels like ur In a bee house
  • Anna K.
    Anna KimJune 26, 2013
    Best desserts
  • Dan L.
    Dan LeveilleJune 24, 2013
    The club sandwich is delicious!
  • Jess B.
    Jess BarronJune 23, 2013
    Be warned: It's incredibly loud!
  • Jessica T.
    Jessica TannerJune 19, 2013
    The chicken Parmesan was amazing! Be prepared to share with someone or take home a 2nd meal!
  • ONTAY J.
    ONTAY JOHNSONJune 16, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Reminds me of an NYC restaurant but with LA's swag! Great food, great ambience and great location.
  • Anna S.
    Their princess cake is unbelievable!
  • Danny C.
    Danny CastilloJune 8, 2013
    pumpernickel toast & blueberry butter
  • Regina B.
    Regina BJune 4, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Great brunch, great food, amazing desserts. Glad that they have finally made the tarts softer. For a long time I always needed a knife to cut with struggle, now can be easily eaten with just a fork!
  • M.M
    M.MJune 4, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    no reservations, be prepared to wait, but enjoy the bar!
  • Francis M.
    Francis M.June 2, 2013
    Portobello fries and I don't even like mushrooms!
  • Navid A.
    Navid AmidiMay 27, 2013
    Chef is a jerk .. they cant mix the omelet as scrabled eggs .. stupid!
  • Amir N.
    Amir NaorMay 26, 2013
    The lasagne is one of the best I ever ate.
  • Fūzd
    FūzdMay 23, 2013
    It's the perfect brunch spot with girlfriends as well as an impressive date spot!
  • Edward F.
    Edward ForteMay 22, 2013
    Their bakery is beautifully displayed with stunning desserts but the star are the macaroons with full flavored crispy cookies
  • Hash L.
    Hash LoveMay 17, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    #Love #Love #Love
  • Vincent C.
    Vincent CollyerMay 15, 2013
    Justeezy doin work
  • Bubsy
    BubsyMay 13, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Go for the waffles for brunch. Try the margarita pizza and desserts. The wait time for a table is usually less than they say.
  • Grant J.
    Grant JackMay 11, 2013
    Ny egg sandwich is great and my wife is addicted to their macaroons .
  • Adrian B.
    Adrian BirkaMay 9, 2013
    Very delicious! I especially liked the beignets!
  • Tina G.
    Tina GApril 29, 2013
    About 3 small plates equals a generous entree.
  • Martis D.
    Martis DApril 23, 2013
    Portobello fries plus the drinks are great here.
  • Nasir Q.
    Nasir QadreeApril 20, 2013
    Swanky, bring the girl you're interested in. The first casual date spot.
  • Gloria C.
    Gloria ChinApril 16, 2013
    portobello fries, beignets & macarons!!
  • Raz S.
    Raz SchwartzApril 12, 2013
    Great place, great food. Don't skip the macaroons
  • Tess G.
    Tess GoodwinApril 10, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Le grand macaron is the must have dessert! Raspberry with vanilla ice cream inside. Too die for!
  • Giovanni Walter V.
    OMG, best brunch I have ever had.
  • Jackson C.
    Jackson ChenApril 5, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Earl grey macarons. A-m-a-z-i-n-g!
  • Tiffany V.
    Tiffany VuApril 5, 2013
    The best macarons and they have amazing customer service! Cutest restaurant and cafe ever!!
  • Alice H.
    Alice HuynhApril 1, 2013
    $2.50 for a macaron. 12 different flavors. Absolutely love the salted caramel macaron.
  • Lisa G.
    Lisa GallagherMarch 28, 2013
    Macaroons are amazing!
  • Eugenik
    EugenikMarch 27, 2013
    Amazing food! Beautiful place!
  • Sheryl P.
    Sheryl PieroniMarch 24, 2013
    every bite. amazing.
  • Tim C.
    Tim CurielMarch 17, 2013
    The Cherry Eclair is excellent.
  • Paul C.
    Paul ChangMarch 3, 2013
    Lunch was "Da Bizness"
  • Luckyxleaf
    LuckyxleafFebruary 22, 2013
    Choose your desserts before dinner because most will be gone by the time you are done...
  • Gia T.
    Gia TrovelaFebruary 19, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    There's so many great dishes to have and much more to get than just those macaroons everyone raves about...for another quick bite, you can't go wrong with Portabello Fries. ;0)
  • Gia T.
    Gia TrovelaFebruary 19, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Though I've only checked in twice, I've actually grubbed here many times before. I always seem to order the side dish, Asparagus with Poached Egg. If you're a fan of asparagus, try-no get it!
  • Dana H.
    Dana HwangFebruary 19, 2013
    Best Macaroon in the LA
  • Mike C.
    Mike ChauFebruary 17, 2013
    Try the Salted Caramel Macaron
  • Mike C.
    Mike ChauFebruary 17, 2013
    Try the Portobello Fries - I didn't expect these to be so good.
  • Rachael R.
    Rachael RendonFebruary 5, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Pistachio everything!! Yum!
  • Chris G.
    Chris GoFebruary 5, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    The parking lot directly behind the restaurant is closed. There is another lot across the street.
  • Mariel E.
    Mariel ElisaFebruary 3, 2013
    Kind of a zoo but make sure to hit up the cute boy behind the pastry case
  • X
    XJanuary 31, 2013
    A must-visit in DTLA. Great atmosphere, excellent food. Very nice spot if you want something different. BL is really very noisy but you wouldn't want it to be quiet, it's just that kind of place;)
  • Rick S.
    Rick SilverJanuary 31, 2013
    The art on the walls is amazing and priceless
  • Vinson H.
    Vinson HallJanuary 31, 2013
    Grab the lasagna !!!!!!
  • Stephanie C.
    Stephanie ChuJanuary 25, 2013
    Expect a wait of atleast an hour on weekends, even if it's a late dinner. Amazing burrata pizza, portobello fries and tuna carpaccio. Also a full bar for some classy cocktails.
  • Amanda S.
    Amanda SJanuary 19, 2013
    ASIANS everywhere including me
  • Olga B.
    Olga BeshkurovaJanuary 16, 2013
    Best lemon pie!
  • Sharon W.
    Sharon WidjajaJanuary 12, 2013
    Love their pastries n pretty much everything here looks good. A little too loud for my taste though. Otherwise, a great place.
  • Carl R.
    Carl RealHealthyDishJanuary 11, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Picking up a coffee
  • DTELS LA
    DTELS LAJanuary 7, 2013
    A great selection of tasty vegetable small plates to choose from. We recommend the roasted brussel sprouts, if you're not a fan of this vegetable yet these will change your mind about them! Read more
  • Alicia K.
    Alicia KosasihJanuary 4, 2013
    Best Earl Grey Macaroons! Pastries are delish but I had better ones somewhere else. Sandwiches were okay. Strawberry over Sable was pretty tasty. Definitely check out their macaroons if you're here.
  • Cinnamon O.
    Cinnamon OlivarezJanuary 3, 2013
    Anything and everything... Can't go wrong!!!!
  • Kelly B.
    Kelly BoneDecember 31, 2012
    Bottega Louie is the closest to NYC coal oven style pizza you'll find in LA.
  • Regina C.
    Regina ChristianDecember 29, 2012
    Go to the bar whilst you wait to be seated. Order the Moulin Rouge. It was amazing.
  • Josh P.
    Josh PDecember 28, 2012
    In a rush, just eat at the bar. Great service with full menu. Pizzas are fantastic. Don't forget the macaroons.
  • Roger M.
    Roger MaDecember 26, 2012
    Macaroons! Their earl grey is bomb!
  • Justin T.
    Justin TsuiDecember 22, 2012
    Try the chocolate soufflé. Great anytime!
  • Jeff I.
    Jeff IgnacioDecember 22, 2012
    Ward 8. My favorite drink here
  • Bianca H.
    Bianca HDecember 7, 2012
    The patisserie area felt like a total rip-off of Laduree. Especially the packaging.
  • Navin
    NavinDecember 3, 2012
    GET THE CHOCOLATE SOUFFLE. It takes 30 min to prepare so order it in advance!
  • Bollare
    BollareNovember 28, 2012
    Grab AMAZE desserts to go from the chic patisserie, grab a sandwich from the front-room café, or relax with friends in the main room. A downtown staple! My personal pref. is the fried pasta!
  • Bollare
    BollareNovember 27, 2012
    Carb central – but totally worth it! This lively, fun and New York like eatery has the best pastries in town – the selection of French macaroons are to die for! -Herschel
  • Elizabeth J.
    Elizabeth JimenezNovember 24, 2012
    Ooooh Eeeeem Geeeeee! This place is delicious. I can't wait to go back. Definitely getting the portobello fries & artichoke pizza again. Also desserts GALORE!!!!!
  • Jen P.
    Jen PuligNovember 21, 2012
    Try the portobello fries. To. Die. For.
  • Brian G.
    Brian GarridoNovember 19, 2012
    Mushroom Fries. Get a corner table by the pizza station. Great view of the dining room, almost like being at home in NYC>
  • David F.
    David FungNovember 18, 2012
    Great Macarons
  • Kelly-Ann H.
    Kelly-Ann HenryNovember 17, 2012
    They don't take reservations-- first come, first served.
  • @JaumePrimero
    @JaumePrimeroNovember 16, 2012
    Order the Hangar Steak Verdura. They are also open for Thanksgiving this year, if you don't feel like cooking!
  • Danielle N.
    Danielle NeufeldNovember 10, 2012
    Great macarons!
  • Tharam
    TharamNovember 10, 2012
    Reservations are highly recommended as it gets super packed. Apps were amazing especially the asparagus with poached egg (who knew it was good together?!). Chocolate soufflé was simply to die for.
  • Brett P.
    Brett PeterselNovember 5, 2012
    Get any of the pizzas. Fuck it - get them all!.
  • J
    JNovember 5, 2012
    cafe tables at the front serve the whole menu and are first come first serve- good alternative if the wait is long
  • ShoppingandInfo
    ShoppingandInfoOctober 30, 2012
    pastries are to die
  • Aaron H.
    Aaron HarveyOctober 26, 2012
    Fantastic food, great service, interminably loud atmosphere--so loud we had to text to each other to be heard. Not a good date restaurant unless you sign or read lips.
  • Bruce E.
    Bruce EdwinOctober 23, 2012
    I always get top notch service here and good food. Just don't go here if you want quiet dining...the LA Times ranked them as one of toe noisiest dining spots in town-which I would not disagree with
  • Jason A.
    Jason AmansecOctober 20, 2012
    Bakery, cafe, full bar, and restaurant in a central location. Is it so hard to see that, with everything covered, Bottega Louie attracts tons of people everyday?
  • James L.
    James LeeOctober 18, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    portobello fries, poached egg and asparagus, margherita, macarons... things you must try!
  • Alex D.
    Alex DamesOctober 7, 2012
    Must try their macarons. The earl grey flavor are surprisingly amazing!!!
  • Albert R.
    Albert RodOctober 2, 2012
    The Beignets are super good.
  • Eaphy M.
    Eaphy MaoSeptember 27, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Portobello fries are to die for
  • Otis College of Art and Design
    Its high ceilings alone make it worth the trip. Housed in a former downtown dept. store, its glass display cases present amazing pastries and its bistro covers breakfast, L, + D. Perfect Cuzco Smash!
  • Sally L.
    Sally LewSeptember 26, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Portobello fries a must ...
  • Oguz
    OguzSeptember 22, 2012
    Just awesome, brilliant!
  • Travel + Leisure
    Travel + LeisureSeptember 21, 2012
    A morning pastry shop/market, lunchtime café, and all-day dining room decked out in marble and French antiques—you’ll swear it’s the Parisian patisserie Ladurée. Try the perfect pizzas and macarons.
  • Kristine D.
    Kristine DanaoSeptember 16, 2012
    Desserts galore! You have to try the macarons!!!
  • Vibhuti N.
    Vibhuti NandaSeptember 14, 2012
    Great food, terrible service. We will be back and maybe another server will wow us?
  • DowntownLA.com
    DowntownLA.comAugust 31, 2012
    "Best all-around choice... The braised short ribs and burrata salad are just 2 of our fav menu items" – Rob & Janene @ www.ThisIsMyDowntown.com/Rob-Janene
  • Neely
    NeelyAugust 31, 2012
    Go early for reservations and order the portabella fries!
  • Sisilia
    SisiliaAugust 29, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Their Macarons are delicious. Bring home a box of them :)
  • Cade F.
    Cade FallAugust 25, 2012
    THE ABSOLUTE LOUDEST restaurant in all of LA. Perfect for romantic evening, provided you and your loved one are both deaf.
  • E  O.
    E  OAugust 24, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Pizza Margherita - #foodgasm #awesome #delish
  • E  O.
    E  OAugust 22, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Assorted Desserts & Pastries - #yummy #desserts #goodeats
  • Krithic A.
    Krithic AnnamalaiAugust 22, 2012
    Absolutely love this place, the food was delicious, and while you're there try the sparkling Moscato d'Asti! Must try their dessert.
  • Mercedes M.
    Mercedes McLemoreAugust 21, 2012
    Incredible menu - all around. Great place for a romantic date too :)
  • E  O.
    E  OAugust 21, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Portobello Mushroom Fries - Get the #Portobello #Fries they are so #yummy
  • E  O.
    E  OAugust 21, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the French Macarons 法式马克龙 - Largest selection of #French #Macarons anywhere. #yummy
  • E  O.
    E  OAugust 20, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Eggs Benedict - #freshingredients #verygood best Eggs Benedict anywhere. 4000 reviews on Yelp, thanks!
  • Mercedes M.
    Mercedes McLemoreAugust 20, 2012
    Hands down the best brunch I've had in LA. A little pricey, but well worth it. Can't wait to have dinner here, which I've heard is also incredible.
  • E  O.
    E  OAugust 19, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Macarons - #tasty #delish #verygood
  • Heidi Q.
    Heidi QAugust 14, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Burrata and rapini pizza w prosciutto is one of the best things I've ever out in my mouth.
  • Christina
    ChristinaAugust 8, 2012
    Wasn't too impressed the second time around. But hey, sparkling water is complimentary!
  • Armen A.
    Armen AtoyanAugust 6, 2012
    The macarons are okay... very underwhelmed.
  • julie r.
    julie rajagopalAugust 6, 2012
    If you ever get the asparagus and poached eggs, beware: the sauce that comes on the side is not balsamic vinaigrette. It's some weird fish sauce with chunks of sardines.
  • Mucho C.
    Mucho Comida™August 3, 2012
    This place could use some more business. Enjoy.
  • Superb
    SuperbAugust 1, 2012
    If you don't feel like sitting down for a full meal (or if you can't get a table), just sit in the bar area and grab some well-crafted cocktails and macarons!
  • Paul S.
    Paul SchultzAugust 1, 2012
    I've stopped in for breakfast during the weekdays in the past and always have been disappointed with the service. Today I was proven wrong. Eric in the bar handled all guests like a career waiter.
  • Jamison N.
    Jamison NgJuly 22, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    This Italian restaurant is as close as Italy as you can get... plus, they have macarons... where else can you get great food and macarons??
  • Alainna D.
    Alainna DepoaloJuly 14, 2012
    Cute shop, friendly service, great looking pastries... The jelly for the toast was superb.
  • Sara L.
    Sara L.July 3, 2012
    Get the portobello fries!
  • Ron T.
    Ron TippmanJune 25, 2012
    Their hand tossed pizza is amazing. We sat in the back next to the pizza making which is a really cool area to sit.. Loved there pastas also.
  • Bradley B.
    Bradley BownsJune 18, 2012
    Don't forget to try a desert....you wont be disappointed. Actually everything here is fantastic.
  • Mauri L.
    Mauri LondonJune 17, 2012
    Food heaven.
  • Social N.
    Social News NetworkJune 17, 2012
    Downtown environment and scrumptious food. While you wait, you can watch the chefs prepare food right before your eyes. Order an espresso, and don't leave without a box of truffles!
  • Superb
    SuperbJune 15, 2012
    Portobello fries, macarons, and good-looking servers. Need we say more?
  • Demeter Interactive
    Demeter InteractiveJune 13, 2012
    A box of macarons are a great gift for anyone.
  • Kevan D.
    Kevan DuveJune 12, 2012
    Get one of the cute boxes for your macaroons!
  • tara K.
    tara KirklandJune 11, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Get desserts and breads to go!
  • Sukhjeet
    SukhjeetJune 9, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    DTLA, has a little bit of everything
  • Mr. G.
    Mr. GoldbergJune 2, 2012
    This place has started to slide. Not coming back again.
  • Noah M.
    Noah MatthewsJune 1, 2012
    The bathrooms are super great. Especially for gay sex.
  • Jen V.
    Jen VMay 30, 2012
    They have great pastas here, and also have a small bakery which makes yummy macaroons.
  • Susan M.
    Susan McGowanMay 21, 2012
    Macaroons!!!
  • Maxo B.
    Maxo BaxoMay 20, 2012
    Get here early, it's very popular and there's usually a wait.
  • Benedict S.
    Benedict SweeneyMay 16, 2012
    Window seat is a great way to see some interesting locals as they drift past. Portobello Fries + Brussel Sprouts sides recommended. Decent Euro style coffee. Superb service!!
  • Anastasia P.
    Anastasia Palmer JohnsonMay 12, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Caramel Buddino is the best dessert on the planet. Salty sweet perfection
  • Hanh N.
    Hanh NMay 8, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    desserts on menu are @ pastry counter for cheaper. Not sure why they charge $9 when you can get it for $5 at the counter.
  • Matthew C.
    Matthew ChinMay 7, 2012
    Love the pizza, but skip the crust for their bread and butter. Seriously amazing!
  • Niecy L.
    Niecy LazMay 4, 2012
    Won't seat u unless all of ur party is with u, but come on, on a Tues? 4:30pm? I told her my sis was on the phone & she got an attitude. Completely rude Hostess. All marble & extremely LOUD in here!!
  • Lesia G.
    Lesia GorbachukApril 30, 2012
    It is very nice place and the waiters are very handsome and friendly));))
  • CC P.
    CC PearceApril 29, 2012
    The cashier is not amused if you ask for Earl Grey macaroni.
  • trevor m.
    trevor mccormicApril 23, 2012
    fun time! had a good time on sat there
  • Daniel H.
    Daniel HernandezApril 23, 2012
    Their pastries are delicious, but people forget how amazing their dinners are! I had a steak, grilled asparagus and their eggplant parmesan and really enjoyed it.
  • Sara
    SaraApril 23, 2012
    Best coffee I've ever tasted
  • Carlos R.
    Carlos RoyalApril 17, 2012
    Get there before 7 pm for a shorter wait for dinner. There WILL be a wait, but it'll be shorter.
  • Jason S.
    Jason SmithApril 10, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Trenne Pasta - #Crunchy #hearty #savory
  • Mazen S.
    Mazen SubehApril 8, 2012
    Burgers are delish but be prepared to pay an arm and a leg.
  • John S.
    John SmartApril 2, 2012
    The tip here is you should leave a good tip because the waiters rock. Also it's a swell place to eat and sometimes see ESPN personalities...and get sweets on the way out...and go back to work happy
  • Bollare
    BollareMarch 30, 2012
    Grab AMAZE desserts to go from the chic patisserie, grab a sandwich from the front-room café, or relax with friends in the main room. A downtown staple! My personal pref. is the fried pasta! -Kate
  • Bollare
    BollareMarch 30, 2012
    "Grab AMAZE desserts to go from the chic patisserie, grab a sandwich from the front-room café, or relax with friends in the main room. A downtown staple! My personal pref. is the fried pasta!" -Kate
  • Buzz A.
    Buzz AndersenMarch 28, 2012
    A bit ritzy for my taste in general, but the food is really excellent.
  • Mauri L.
    Mauri LondonMarch 28, 2012
    Dessert & Wine. Wonderful ambience.
  • Jerry R.
    Jerry RodriguezMarch 24, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    I work on the Market side, come say hi!
  • amoolia
    amooliaMarch 23, 2012
    House-made breakfast ravioli for my egg sluts out there. And those portobello fries....
  • Jonathan W.
    Jonathan WellsMarch 19, 2012
    Skip the pizza, go Small Plates all the way. Yum.
  • Peter L.
    Peter LorimerMarch 18, 2012
    One of best weekend brunch joints in whole of LA.
  • Peter L.
    Peter LorimerMarch 18, 2012
    Waffles are to die for.
  • Vu T.
    Vu TaMarch 17, 2012
    Chocolate Souffle!!! Enough said.
  • Trey B.
    Trey BMarch 14, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    My favorite place in Downtown. Bartenders are awesome. Try the portobello fries, macaroon cookies, and the pork chop!
  • Cinnamon O.
    Cinnamon OlivarezMarch 11, 2012
    Portabello fries to die for!
  • Megha N.
    Megha NabeMarch 8, 2012
    Must try: the pizza, and mushroom fries! Even if you don't like mushrooms! Also- great wine at inexpensive prices.
  • AZ Productions
    AZ ProductionsMarch 7, 2012
    Lots of great stuff here! Grab some Portobello fries and the Chocolate Souffle
  • Cristina C.
    Excelente restaurante italiano, de los mejores que he probado
  • Fabian G.
    Pizza, postres, pasta, entremes
  • Manoel A.
    Atendimento , preço , diversidade, qualidade, limpeza, educação , simpatia , organização , espaços generosos, banheiro chique, tudo de bom .
  • Emre Cavus
    Makaronların görüntüsü tadından güzel 😂 fiyatlar pahalı ve mekan çok gürültülü,beklentimi karşılamadı ne yazık ki
  • Amal A.
    انواع الحلى فضيعه .. come early for plenty of fresh choices 😍
  • Sultan O.
    Sultan OmranJanuary 3
    Eggs benedict احلى , 9.5/10
  • Manal M.
    Manal M sOctober 23, 2016
    سلطة المكسرات واللزانيا الذ شي
  • Alexey T.
    Alexey TarasovAugust 30, 2016
    Лучшая еда которую я встречал в Штатах, отличная кондитерка!
  • Stella R.
    Stella RibeiroJuly 7, 2016
    Se for LA não deixe de almoçar ou jantar, comida e doces maravilhosos
  • VelvetCrate
    VelvetCrateFebruary 2, 2016
    😍😍😍😍😍😍
  • Meshal
    MeshalOctober 6, 2015
    الحلا جميل
  • Haruki T.
    Haruki TakeuchiSeptember 28, 2015
    ロスのダウンタウン周辺でおしゃれ朝食を食べたかったらここ
  • Ya C.
    Ya ChAugust 7, 2015
    Чудесный итальянский ресторан в downtown! Очень вкусно и по-хорошему шумно, очень много народу, что показывает уровень
  • Andie C.
    Andie CordovaJuly 28, 2015
    El salmon empapelado en una cama de papas delicioso! Los postres por los cielos! 🙊🙈😜
  • irfan M.
    irfan MERALJune 12, 2015
    Makarna ve pizza
  • irfan M.
    irfan MERALJune 12, 2015
    Mükemmel lezzetler, yemekler çok başarılı ancak gürültü fazlasıyla rahatsız ediyor.
  • Espresso K.
    Espresso KahveApril 8, 2015
    Yemekler çok iyi ya takipçilerime öneriyorum #güzel
  • M7mad A.
    M7mad ADecember 7, 2014
    😍❤️awesome
  • Ronaldo S.
    Ronaldo SimoesOctober 6, 2014
    Fui por indicação, mas me surpreendi! Ó atendimento é espetacular, garçons muito atenciosos, a comida é boa e o preço é justo!
  • Gül M.
    Gül M.August 7, 2014
    Hayatim boyunca unutamayacagim lezzette bir cilekli pastalari var ki o mukemmelligi bir daha hicbir pastada bulamadim!
  • B A.
    B AlApril 15, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Princess cake!!❤️
  • Anton P.
    Anton ParhomenkoMay 30, 2013
    Delicious pizza!
  • Dr_BRA1N
    Dr_BRA1NMay 19, 2013
    마카롱도 괜찮고, 이태리 음식들 맛납니다. 발렛은 안되고, 옆 쪽에 공공 주차장 이용해야 됩니다
  • Anna S.
    Anna SergeevaJanuary 11, 2013
    Лучший итальянский ресторан в Даунтауне, очень рекомендую!
  • Manoel B.
    Manoel BelemOctober 8, 2012
    Vale pelo ambiente descontraído, jovial, movimentado, garçons atenciosos e freqüência descolada. Sugiro pedir um Atum grelhado e Salada Caprese. Ask 4 Tyler
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