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Fax: (310) 652-2346

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Central LA, West Hollywood
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Dominick's Restaurant

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Pizza, Italian Restaurants, American Restaurants, Bar & Grills, Restaurants
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Cuisines: American, Italian, European, Continental, Bar & Grills, Pizza

Price Range : Average

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guidobob

12/27/2011

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Horrible Experience !! Stay Away !!

Horrible experience! Stay Away! Had booked a Birthday party for 10 (5 couples) Setup a month in advance in the Patio area. Came in at 7pm. and the table was not even setup. This is on a Monday, day after Christmas and the place was deserted. They scurried around and finally got the table set. We all came with wine to enjoy, and pre-cleared that we could bring as many bottles as we wanted and we would be charged, and gladly pay the corkage fees. We were abruptly told be the manager on duty that 2 bottles max. is there corkage limit. After telling him we cleared this in advance, he then says, ok, we will allow 4 bottles. This is now 20 minutes into a back and forth conversation that we pre-cleared with managment, not once, but twice when we reconfirmed our reservation. He was not nice about this at all. We called across the street to the ""Capital Grille"" to see if they could take our party. They said, come over in 10 minutes. We walked across the street to wonderful greeting at the front door. A Private room, setup magnificently was waiting and we were all greeted by the Manager and Captian: Trevor Hale whom served us that night. We sat down and started to enoy the evening with a nice Sauvignon Blanc from Gainey Vineyards. About the time they brought cocktails ordered by a few in our party, the Manager walks into the room and thanks us again for coming in. He asks for which of the 4 guests are having the B-Day celebration, congratulates them all, and then announces that he is waiving the corkage fee of $200. on the 8 bottles of wine we are to enjoy that night. We had a great experience and will never set foot in Dominicks again. So, if you want a place in WeHo that appreciates your business, head over to The Capital Grille. I predict Dominicks will be gone soon, they treated us very poorly.

UCfromUK

09/18/2010

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Best Pancakes Ever!

I came here for brunch last weekend and I was very excited to try their blueberry ricotta pancakes. I had heard people rave about them from Dominick's sister restaurant Lil Dom's. I am happy to say they were even better than I expected. They are so light and airy you can actually finish all 3 small pancakes without feeling grossly overstuffed. Also the Spiked Arnold Palmer with mint and cucumber is amazing! It is such a refreshing cocktail. They also feature a $12 bottle of prosecco if you are into making mimosas on the cheap with your friends.

Elkeener12

09/13/2010

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Brunch it up in Weho

Dominick's brunch was a wonderful surprise. Not only did we NOT know that our favorite restaurant was serving brunch but we've now been back twice. A well kept secret...for now! Definitely try it out.

akp80

08/30/2010

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Extra Crunchy

First of all, I have to say that I have been to Dominick's several times and have enjoyed the food and ambience. However, on my last visit an extra ingredient was added to my caesar salad, a broken piece of wine glass, which I had the misfortune of chewing.

This in itself was unpleasant, but the attitude that followed from the staff I found even more unpleasant. There was a brief semi apology, followed by the manager saying that there was no way the glass came from their line. Well, no one had broken a glass at our table and we all saw the salad come straight from the kitchen to our table as it was right by the kitchen doors and though I do like adding pepper to my salad, I am not into spicing it up with glass shards! So unless glass is some new kind of lettuce fungus, the glass I chewed in my salad obviously came from the restaurant.

The manager did not have any further contact with me during dinner after saying it couldn't have come from them. Our server did comp our desserts and my glass of wine and we were not charged for the salad, but the attitude was not apologetic at all. That is, until our group paid the bill; then the manager apologized profusely and asked if I was ok.

Though I do think the food is generally excellent, the extra crunch in my salad left me far from satisfied.

maybell

06/05/2010

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Wish I had something good to say

The hostess was good. She told us they had done a crawfish boil that day and that the patio was packed. No problem, we went inside to find.. ahem ..our waiter. We gave our order but he seemed more interested in scanning the room for something better? bigger? By the time we paid the bill my husband still hadn't gotten his drink and the food had been pretty awful. I can overlook a lot but this place didn't leave us with anything good to say about it.

CMBond

02/10/2009

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Great Food! Great Service!

I've dined at Dominick's several times and always had a good experience. The food is excellent and the price point is very reasonable.

The service is usually excellent too. If you like some fun interaction with your waiter, request Marshall. He extremely knowledgeable and quite charming if he has the time to chat at your table. The bartenders, though often very busy, are very friendly too. The staff does a great job of setting a positive tone to the point that even the customers seem to forget their worries and sit back and relax.

Addressing some of the criticism I've read about the Sunday Supper -- it's a 3 course meal for $15 dollars. 15 DOLLARS! And the wine with the sediment at the bottom, which is $10 A BOTTLE on Sundays, is made in classic italian immigrant style -- it is supposed to have some sediment. My only complaint about Sundays is that it's usually too busy to walk-in a get a table. Also, street parking can be sparse so you usually have to valet (five dollars I think.)

jc_mega te

08/04/2008

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sweetest waitress, charming patio, tiny portions

i dined here with a group of friends and had a great time. the patio is lovely, so charming, we could have stayed all night. our waitress was an adorable red head, perfect vibe, non invasive but attentive, classy and witty. best service i've had in a while. my only gripe was for the small portions! the food was so delicious, just not enough of it.

doll83

06/26/2008

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Cozy Italian dining, romantic patio

I was there for lunch. We sat on the patio with a roofage made out of perspex. As it was very warm that day it felt a little bit like sitting in a greenhouse. However the cozy arranged patio and very friendly staff made up for it.
My grilled artichoke came steaming hot and succulent. The salad contained sweet cherry tomatoes, marinaded paprika, hazelnuts and rocket salad. I especially loved the dessert. It was a creamy yogurt cake strewn with strawberries and blackberries. I will definitely come back to this Italian eatery.

jroots78

04/23/2008

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casual cool atmosphere

went to dominick's last night with a cousin who was visiting from new jersey and my girlfriend. We ordered about 4 appetizer's which was alot for 3 people but I have to say I enjoyed every bit. The grilled shrimp was great as well as the calamari but I thought it could have been fried a little longer.

I had the chicken parmesan for dinner which is pretty regular but I was in the mood for it, it was a HEFTY plate and well worth the price. I barely could eat half. The side of pasta I got was pretty average but it still tasted great.

We sat outside and hung out for a little bit after , the staff was pretty friendly except for one waitress who I think wanted to leave and had an attitude. I wouldn't say this is an amazing restaurant but definiely a nice place to take a date with food you will be satisfied with,

DGAtor

04/17/2008

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Sunday night 3 course DUD

My girlfriend and I decided to try the Sunday 3 course special $15 dinner. It was very disappointing. 1st course was a fennel and orange salad. No dressing, no flavor. The fennel was fresh, and the oranges tasted good, but it definitely needed SOME kind of dressing. The chicken Cacciatore was really soupy and bland. The whole pieces of chicken were chock full of cartilage and the dish was only warm. Desert was some kind of deep fried ball filled with a fruit flavored wall paper paste. The wine didn't only have sediment at the bottom of the bottle, but rather part of the Mississippi river delta! MUDDY! Maybe you get what you pay for, but if they are offering a deal on Sunday, it should reflect the quality of the a la cart food. I would try to go again on another night, but I can't recommend the Sunday night special.

jhow8

03/07/2008

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Unremarkable but worth a try

We walked in for a table of two around 8:30pm on a Thursday and only had to wait because the hostess was distracted and snotty (there were two open right in front of us). Although the patio is well-known for being a cute spot, we sat inside and enjoyed the ambiance just the same. Low ceilings, lovely bar, small space--they did a nice renovation. The place smells like delicious Italian food the moment you step in. My only qualms with the outdoor area (from a previous dining experience there) is that smoking is allowed. Isn't the point to get some fresh air? Making my pasta taste like smoke in such a small space is obnoxious.

Our service was refreshingly friendly but also forgetful. (How many times do you need to ask for water and olive oil?) The food arrived with lightning speed.

The mixed greens salad with avocado was bland and dissapointing--they could really revamp that part of the menu. My side of sage-and-cinnamon squash was awesome, decadent, and rich like a dessert. My guest had the sage and butter ravioli which smelled better than it tasted. There's better interpretations of that dish elsewhere in L.A. We ended with the chocolate panna cotta with caramel, which was recommended by the waiter. As expected, it was rich and delicious. The small size is misleading!

Overall, there's *much* better Italian food throughout L.A., such as Il Pastaio, Angelini Osteria, and Enoteca Drago. But if you're in the neighborhood and need a place to drop in, Dominick's couldn't hurt.

clareh

09/26/2007

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GREAT Steak! Beautiful patio.

Slow to be seated, but very courteous. Beautiful outdoor patio(s) with inviting fireplace, for those rare chilly nights; too bad smoking is allowed, because it is rather closed in. Tasty rice-balls, to die for steak!, fresh & tender baby carrots...all soooo yummy.

smillee

08/31/2007

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they do brunch now!! so heavenly..

Well i've been to Doms for dinner many times but last weekend was my first trip for brunch.. It was so relaxing on the patio in the morning.. Best blueberry pancakes in town.. Wanna come back when i'm hungover as the bloody mary will be sure to cure it!!! Bring ur friends before it gets too crazy..

danthegirl

05/08/2007

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nice atmosphere, bad service, ok food

Dominick's has great atmosphere-we always sit in the back patio, where you can smoke like a Turk. This is all that I really like about this restaurant.

The service is always slow and ill-timed...takes forever to get your drink order and antipasti, and then vroom....your entree is there 5 mins after the antipasti....often without your drink!

The menu needs to be revamped-I haven't found anything that really tastes good besides the baked ricotta/proscuitto/pepper anitpasto-and I have been there at least 20 times for dinner. The dominic's salad tastes like nothing. I think the kitchen utilizes a lot of frozen foods because flavor is missing in their dishes.

We have been overcharged almost everytime we go. One time, we were charged double due to a known computer glich, with the tip included (double) for four people; the waitress didn't say anything and we tipped the waitress on top of the double tip! We came home and looked at the bill...and then the manager gave us a hard time when we called to clear-up the 'misunderstanding'.

The atmosphere is great, but a lot of things need to change.

rsmorrow

01/28/2007

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Overall
Great italian fare in a city not known for it

I was pleasantly surprised by this restaurant. The ambience is loud and boisterous so don't take your date if you are looking for a quiet, romantic dinner. However, if you want a lively scene and great Italian food, this place hits the spot. The Italian Wedding Soup is out of this world. I also ordered fresh pasta in a spicy tomato sauce. Everything was fresh and delicious. I will definitely go back!

hiphophead

10/29/2006

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A disappointment...

Having seen ads for Dominick's Sunday Supper at 101 Coffee Shop, we decided to give it a try. We didn't have reservations, so we had to sit at the bar (the wait was 30 to 45 minutes at 7pm). The ambiance was nice, but was definitely lacking that extra warmth. The crowd definitely worsened the ambiance. It was an older 30-something crowd of wannabe hipsters and Hollywood types, overdressed and over-makeup'd. The cod fritter appetizer was actually pretty good, crispy and light. However, the main course failed to impress. The stuffed pork was way overcooked, which means it was tough and dry. The tiramisu dessert was a bit better, but did not have enough espresso kick. Basically, it was decent, but not worth another trip...

marikayschein

09/18/2006

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best romantic patio

My husband and I drove 60 miles to come to this restaurant, on a tip from a friend. We had such a great time, fabulous food (the ricotta stuffed squash blossoms are to die for) and the staff was great and cared to all of our needs.....it has become our new place for special occasions!!! Go for it, it is so so good!

skhadavi

09/17/2006

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Rude rude rude service

True the atmosphere was refreshing, but our experience was terrible. We arrived 10 minutes early for our reservation and was seated 30 minutes after our reservation on a Sunday night. As we were seated we were told that the ""Sunday supper"" had already sold out 5 minuter prior to our seating. When we informed the waitress that we had come to Dominick's for the Sunday supper she called the mananger (Jeremy) over who very rudely dismissed us and told us there was nothing he could do. In short, he told us that ""either order what is on the menu or get out."" If you plan on coming here for the Sunday supper plan on being here before 7 pm or else it is a gimick.

murphytwinb

09/09/2006

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Low key Euro-style bar/restaurant with great patio, beautiful people and no attitude

This place is great and everyone I take there ends up loving it. Even if I couldn't walk to it I would go there whenever I wanted a night out. They have a good wine selection, including about 10 to 15 wines by the glass and an intimate bar that usually sports some local characters (local Beverly Hills characters). The real gem of this place is the patio. Comfy seating and they serve dinner late. Parking on Beverly at meters is usually easy to find.

jennyt333

08/14/2006

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Fantastic!

I love this restaurant! Great outdoor patio. Excellent service and the food was delicous. Especially love the gnocchi and the crab salad. Very good for large parties. Definitely try the Sunday night supper!

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