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8 / 10

13 expert reviews

“Oft-awarded, formidable, totally uncompromising. Hard to go wrong with dinner among rich room of delicates.”

– BlackBook

Fodor's Fodor's
"In a city where informality reigns, this is one of L.A.'s more dressy, but not stuffy, restaurants." Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"Chef Citrin has a market-driven approach and a menu that changes seasonally, but he has developed signature dishes like crisp-skinned black bass and truffle-stuffed rotisserie chicken." Full review
DK Eyewitness DK Eyewitness
"Consistently ranked as the top food in LA, Josiah Citrin’s Mélisse uses fresh local ingredients to create classic French cuisine with a modern twist."
Rough Guide Rough Guide
"Top of the line in some people’s minds for LA dining, this California-French restaurant offers a fixed-price $105 menu that may include duck breast with cherries, Sonoma sausage or seafood."
Time Out Time Out
"Hidden in plain sight in Santa Monica, this French-inspired gem offers tasting menus only... highlighting quality seasonal ingredients selected by Chef Josiah Citrin." Full review
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