About Beso

6350 Hollywood Blvd
Hollywood, CA 90028
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Eva Longoria and Celebrity chef Todd English bring a boldly creative culinary style to the west coast! Beso restaurant takes a Latin approach to classic Steakhouse cuisine, featuring an eclectic and contemporary dinner menu. The dining room features wrap-around booths and overstuffed chairs in front of an open kitchen with a white oak wood burning grill. Join us in our candlelit lounge for cocktails made from muddled fruit and explore unique tequilas, sangria, and an extensive wine list.

Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Latin American, International

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm
Closed Sunday

Cross Street:
Corner of Ivar St.

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(323) 467-7991

Website:
http://besohollywood.com/

Parking Details:
$12 per Vehicle Valet charge applies

Executive Chef:
Angel Estrada

Additional:
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area (patio only), Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Half price wine Monday! Every Monday roam through our extensive list of spanish, Argentinean, new world and domestic wines and find a new favorite to try at half price! Choose any bottle priced over $80 and we will happily cut the price in half on Monday as long as you order something from the kitchen.

Wine Wednesday! We offer a $60 dinner for 2 and one bottle of wine special every Wednesday. You get a caesar salad choice of: Skirt Steak or Chicken Enchiladas and Dessert Churros.

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Promotions

Half Off Wine $80 or more

Mondays from 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Details
Half off Wine bottles that are $80 or more every Monday. Excludes Tax and Tip. This deal can not be used with any other promotion or discount. Special valid Apr 4, 2016 - Aug 4, 2016 on Mondays from 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM.
Wine Wednesday

Wednesdays from 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Details
Every Wednesday we have a $60 dinner for 2 and one bottle of wine special. You get a caesar salad choice of: Skirt Steak or Chicken Enchiladas and Dessert Churros. Excludes Tax and Tip. This deal can not be combined with any other discount or deal. Valid every Wed. Special valid Apr 6, 2016 - Aug 3, 2016 on Wednesdays from 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM.
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Details
Mon - Thu 6:00PM - 7:00PM

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Private Dining

Beso offers intimate private dining options for groups of 30 to 50 in our Private Dining Room or the Upstairs Lounge. We also cater to groups of 50 to 500 for cocktail receptions, corporate dinners, film premieres or wrap parties.

Beso Ratings and Reviews

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4.1

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

3.9

ambience

4.3

noise

Moderate

82% would recommend it to a friend

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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Great Date Place

Dined 4 days ago

My Fiancee and I had an amazing time at Beso. Great ambience and wonderful service. Food was delicious and reasonably priced. Perfect dining experience if you are seeing a show at Pantages afterwards.

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
food3
ambience5
service5
value5

The ambiance and service was great. I am ...

Dined 6 days ago

The ambiance and service was great. I am a chef by profession and it was difficult to really get a feel of the Latin American fusion. At best, it was Mexican inspired without the authenticity of Mexican food. I was hoping to taste what I had envisioned but it fell short of my expectations. I will say though, that the freshness and quality of food left a good mouth feel. I would return to the restaurant because overall the service was good and the waitor was very accommodating! The next time, I might reveal that I am a chef just to see if my food would get cooked differently or perhaps with the Latin flare that I expect.

Tags: romantic
food5
ambience5
service4

Ribe eye was good. Wine as well.

Dined on April 24, 2016

Ribe eye was good. Wine as well.

food5
ambience5
service5

Amazing food! Service was exceptional an ...

Dined on April 23, 2016

Amazing food! Service was exceptional and ambience was romantic. Perfect date night spot...

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Great Food!!

Dined on April 22, 2016

We had a wonderful time and the food (although a bit pricey) was delicious, will definitely return!

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
food4
ambience4
service3
value3

Nice ambiance and food

Dined on April 20, 2016

The service was a bit tad slow. We didn't even get a chance to order dessert (since we were catching a show nearby). But, the food was good. Both the salmon and scallops were deliciously prepared.

Tags: romantic, special occasion, late-night find
food5
ambience5
service5

This place was awesome!

Dined on April 17, 2016

This place was awesome!

food5
ambience4
service5
value5

Excellent

Dined on April 17, 2016

Highly recommend this restaurant. The food was delicious. Just be sure to watch your step as you walk up and down stairs. A bit too dark to see where you are stepping.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups
food3
ambience4
service1
value1

The entrance was unmarked and had a home ...

Dined on April 17, 2016

The entrance was unmarked and had a homeless person sitting in front of it. It was very unappealing on the outside. The waiter was very rude and hurt with us. The food was OK. But pretty high for the prices.

Tags: romantic
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Beso is the star in the heart of Hollywood!

Dined on April 16, 2016

We have ate dinner at Beso three times now. It is amazing, and never fails to deliver on amazing food, cocktails and friendly staff. The rack of lamb is superb, and the banana split fantastic. If your looking for a great restaurant near the Pantages or just for a wonderful night out, I would strongly recommend Beso.

Tags: romantic, special occasion, hot spot
food4
ambience3
service3

Baby Back Ribs were delicious!

Dined on April 10, 2016

Baby Back Ribs were delicious!

food5
ambience5
service5

Food and ambiance was great. Awesome dat ...

Dined on April 9, 2016

Food and ambiance was great. Awesome date night spot.

food1
ambience5
service3
value1

Disappointed

Dined on April 8, 2016

Had high hopes for this place. Read the Yelp reviews and they all said it as good Decor average food. I would go back for drinks only with friends or a date place. The food is overpriced for what it is...boring.

Tags: late-night find, scenic view
food3
ambience1
service3
value1

Big Disappointment

Dined on April 6, 2016

We were very excited to eat here as the pictures on the website showed it to be a really nice place bright and lovely. It was horribly dark; we couldn't even read the menus. Bartender was great as was our drinks. Our waiter, Julian , was helpful but we had to ask for our check. Over all, it was subpar. I'd go for a drink, maybe, but with So many other places nearby, why waste your money here.

food4
ambience4
service5

Great place to dine before the Pantages!

Dined on April 6, 2016

Great place to dine before the Pantages!

food4
ambience4
service5
value4

The other reviews are unfair

Dined on April 3, 2016

Maybe if your a snob listen to the other reviews but if not consider Beso good. It's clean, it's nice, it's tasty and our server was great. It isn't over priced either and it had decent priced valet parking. We were both happy here.

Tags: fit for foodies, special occasion, late-night find, hot spot
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Delicious

Dined on April 2, 2016

Dined here on 4/1/16. Enjoyed everything about it. Staff is friendly and the meals we ate were very good. No disappointment whatsoever.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
food4
ambience4
service5
value4

Good food - Great Service

Dined on April 2, 2016

Beso offers good food, creatively presented in a quiet contemporary setting with dim lights, and tasteful art. They offer a reasonable selection of average wines that are reasonably priced. The waiters are warm, attentive people.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
food3
ambience5
service4
value5

Gorgeous!

Dined on March 30, 2016

Very happy to discover Beso, have recommended about 10 people already!

Tags: romantic, special occasion, hot spot
food2
ambience2
service1
value2

limited menu choice and rude service

vip
Dined on March 30, 2016

The location of the restaurant is central in Hollywood. There is a limited choice on the menu. Experience with waiters is the worst one can imagine in a decent restaurant. A "No No".

food1
ambience3
service1
value1

Complete Dissapointment

Dined on March 27, 2016

So disappointing. The service, the food , the professionalism all below what you would expect from a Restaraunt of this caliber. Absolute dissapointment, waste of money and waste of a Saturday evening out for dinner.

food4
ambience4
service3
value4

Mediocre service

Dined on March 26, 2016

For the price of the food I expected the server to be more attentive.

Tags: vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience4
service5

It was extremely dark in the restaurant ...

Dined on March 22, 2016

It was extremely dark in the restaurant but other than that we had a great time. Food was good as well as the service.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Amazing food with nice staff!!!

vip
Dined on March 15, 2016

Beso is highly recommended for your special dining occasion!!

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Must go!

Dined on March 13, 2016

This is one of the best restaurants I have eaten at!!! I got the scallops with the truffle mashed potatoes and it was to DIE for!! I will definitely have to come back the next time I'm in LA. My sister who was with me that night got the tacos for an appetizer and raved about them all the way into the next day. Beso is a must go when in LA

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
food5
ambience5
service4
value5

2nd Time and Still a Good Experience

Dined on March 13, 2016

We were seeing a show at the Pantages which is 2 blocks away and parking was complimentary if you are a theater goer. Had the white wine sangria which I had the first time I was there and it didn't disappoint. Ordered the steak which was really good, the Beso chopped salad and the guacamole. I will definitely go back!

Tags: romantic, special occasion
food4
ambience3
service3

The short ribs on the small plates were ...

Dined on March 9, 2016

The short ribs on the small plates were delicious and very filling.

food4
ambience5
service4
value2

Good but not great, nice ambiance

Dined on March 9, 2016

Made a reservation for a Tuesday pre-theatre dinner. Arrived 5 minutes late but was greeted by a friendly and attractive hostess and seated immediately. Yes, the restaurant is dark, but not too dark. Service was attentive. I ordered the 4 taco appetizer for $10 to start (I got two steak and 2 shrimp tacos). They had a kick to them but not over the top. They were outstanding - order them. I also ordered the 4 baby back ribs with black-eyed peas salsa and apple slaw. The ribs were excellent. The salsa and slaw were way too spicy for this gringo so I only ate the ribs. For $12, it was one of the better values on the menu. My daughter ordered the 8 oz. Petite Filet which was $38 and came with ABSOLUTELY NOTHING! Are you kidding me? That is $76/lb for Filet Mignon! She also ordered the truffled Mac & Cheese for $8. It was good but a bit greasy. Our waiter, Jesse, was excellent. We valet parked the car and Beso validated it so it was complimentary. We left it there during the performance of the Illusionists at the Pantages and just walked the block and a half there and back. Pros: complimentary valet parking, $10 four taco starter plate, $12 baby back rib starter, ambiance, Cons: overpriced filet mignon I'll definitely go back for a pre-theatre meal, but will stick to the starters rather than the entrees.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
food5
ambience5
service5

Restaurant has a great elegant look to i ...

Dined on March 5, 2016

Restaurant has a great elegant look to it. My wife and I had a date night out and left the baby with a sitter. Food was great. I had the Filet minon which was cooked perfectly. Had the churros for desert and they were amazing. Service was friendly. I will definitely return.

food5
ambience5
service5

Great service and food.

Dined on March 5, 2016

Great service and food.

food4
ambience5
service4
value4

The Special

Dined on March 4, 2016

Second visit, solo this time. Much ado to provide a pampered feel. Attentiveness to detail at every turn. The food was exquisite - not too skimpy, not too much. The servers (whether for your table or not were extremely accommodating. My napkin fell; within one minute it was replaced without fanfare. The table next to me was cleaned thoroughly and silently to a sparkle as though it had never been used. The light of the candle danced around the rim of the glass that caused a twinkle and put me into a mood for writing poetry.

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

Good food,but beware of their DOORMAN.

vip
Dined on March 4, 2016

This was our 1st time at Beso, and chose it because it was walking distance to the Pantages. We had reservations for 6:30,when they began serving dinner. We arrived at 6:20. Their Doorman blocked our entrance,questioning WHY we would arrive early,before dinner service. He refused to identify himself. After several tense minutes he finally allowed us to enter the restaurant. Needless to say,this set the tone for our dinner. When asked about Beso, my wife only remembers how we were treated at the door.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service4
value5

My new girls night out place

vip
Dined on March 1, 2016

this awesome ambience lends itself to a night out with your besties. Food choices for almost all our tastes , could use some vegan items but overall we all found something to eat. The drinks great especially the Sangria, get a pitcher and savor all the fusion of flavors that pair perfectly with the food

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups
food2
ambience3
service2
value2

Average

vip
Dined on February 28, 2016

Really nice atmosphere but the food was average. The servers were not great either. We were being rushed through our meal for a private event starting at 9. We arrived at 7:30pm. By 8:15pm they were moving tables around us and rearranging furniture. It was not a pleasant atmosphere. And the servers were rushing us to order food and drinks.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

First date

Dined on February 28, 2016

I went to beso for a first date and we had a amazing time! The food the service, everything was perfect

Tags: romantic
food2
ambience2
service1
value1

False Advertisement

Dined on February 27, 2016

We received a flyer stating they would have dancing, I showed the host the flyer and he said "I don't know who sent you that" really....Not only were we sat in the back of the restaurant might as well put us in the kitchen!! I made my reservations with enough notice...you would think we would have better seating. Waiter promised to move us, there was a better seat we were a party of 4 instead they place 2 ppl in that table and moved up to the back AGAIN!!

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Unique restuarant

vip
Dined on February 24, 2016

Beso has an incredible food slection that is served fresh amid sizzling. Service is excellent and very quick.,highly recommend this place.

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food3
ambience4
service4
value3

Just OK

Dined on February 24, 2016

The food was good but not delicious. For the price of the food and drinks, I would expect it to be a little more tasty. Overall it's OK for a one time place but not looking forward to going back. There was nothing special about this place.

Tags: romantic
food2
ambience4
service5
value2

You pay for the ambiance not the food

Dined on February 20, 2016

Upon reading a variety of mixed reviews to this place, I decided to give it a try and take my wife for a romantic night out. Made reservations @8pm on a a Friday night, we got there early and they were able to sit us upon arrival. It was not busy at all. The service we received from the waiter was lacking to start. It took the waiter about 5 to ten minutes to come get our drink order, but after that the waiter was very good. Checked on us every so often and made sure we had everything we needed. I had the Jumbo Sea Scallops and my wife had the Chili Rubbed Skirt Steak. We also had some queso fresco fries, which was probably the best thing we had. The scallops were extremely over cooked. I could taste the burnt grill on the scallops. The mashed potatoes served with the scallops probably tasted worse than a box of mashed potatoes flakes. The Skirt steak was ok, my wife didnt like her plate, I tried it and I told her it was much better than the over cooked scallops. Ended up leaving most of the food. The ambiance however was very nice. There weren't any windows, but the decor inside was nice. I would probably not recommend this place for the food.

Tags: romantic
food5
ambience4
service3
value3

Food was good, service was seriously lac ...

Dined on February 20, 2016

Food was good, service was seriously lacking. Would be willing to give it another try.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, late-night find, hot spot

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