MICHELIN Guide California

Bavel

  • 500 Mateo St., Los Angeles, 90013, United States
  • 65 - 160 USD • Middle Eastern, Californian
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MICHELIN Guide California

Bavel

  • 500 Mateo St., Los Angeles, 90013, United States
  • 65 - 160 USD • Middle Eastern, Californian
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

Everyone wants a piece of this Middle Eastern spot, exuding all the downtown feels thanks to an open-air setting. A wall of dangling greenery greets you at the entrance, and a sense of bonhomie permeates the air. Bread, in all its wonderful variations, gets a starring role here—from fresh pita to savory black sesame and buckwheat loaves. Dinner standouts include succulent whole prawns, marinated with harissa and grilled to tenderness over a blazing flame, then paired with a creamy and cooling zucchini tzatziki. Slow-roasted lamb neck shawarma is equally divine and juicy with edges seared like a great steak.

If you can exercise some restraint at dinner—and it certainly won’t be easy—save room for the delightfully rich and addictive house-made ice cream.

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Commitment to sustainable gastronomy
Initiatives

Dedicated to zero waste practices and sustainability

Facilities & Services

  • T Air conditioning
  • V American Express credit card
  • Booking essential
  • Counter dining
  • Credit card / Debit card accepted
  • } Mastercard credit card
  • E Non-smoking restaurant
  • r Outside dining available
  • N Particularly interesting wine list
  • K Valet parking
  • X Visa credit card

Information

+1 213-232-4966
Opening hours
Closed: lunch: Monday-Sunday

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