Tam O'Shanter

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  • 2980 Los Feliz Blvd

    Los Angeles, CA 90039

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  • 323-664-0228

About Tam O'Shanter

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Pub 11:00AM - Midnight Daily Dinner 5:00PM - 9:00PM Sunday - Thursday Dinner 4:00PM -10:00PM Saturday Sunday Brunch 10:30AM- 2:30PM
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Celebrating 90 years, the oldest restaurant in L.A. The restaurant is part of the Lawry group and they food is consistently great whether you're there enjoying the daily sandwich carvery or a prime rib dinner. Also, part of old Hollywood

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Celebrating 90 years, the oldest restaurant in L.A. The restaurant is part of the Lawry group and they food is consistently great whether you're there enjoying the daily sandwich carvery or a prime rib dinner. Also, part of old Hollywood

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My wife and I had an wonderful experience on our recent visit. Prime Rib was great good meat, properly cooked, they had great side dishes, excellent appetizers and soups. Wine selection is great. Cocktails are good not over

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My wife and I had an wonderful experience on our recent visit. Prime Rib was great good meat, properly cooked, they had great side dishes, excellent appetizers and soups. Wine selection is great. Cocktails are good not over

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Check out the Robbie Burns events each year, listen to the carolers during Christmastime and enjoy the Prime Rib. The duck is also rediculously tender and delicious. The staff is extremely friendly! The outfits of the servers are a kick.

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Check out the Robbie Burns events each year, listen to the carolers during Christmastime and enjoy the Prime Rib. The duck is also rediculously tender and delicious. The staff is extremely friendly! The outfits of the servers are a kick.

Pros: The duck is phenomenal

Cons: Call ahead of time for reservations on holidays

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This is a great spot just to drop in and enjoy the sandwich bar and a drink. It is cozy and unpretentious in the bar. Haven't tried the dining room, it is pricy. But they treat you well in the bar.

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★★★★★

This is a great spot just to drop in and enjoy the sandwich bar and a drink. It is cozy and unpretentious in the bar. Haven't tried the dining room, it is pricy. But they treat you well in the bar.

Pros: service and food

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Very underwhelmed.\r
Went for an anniversary dinner and will not go back.\r
Had a reservation on a quiet night, many open tables, waited over 20 minutes, complained and got attitude from the hostess.\r
No apology for the wait.\r
Finally,

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★★★★★

Very underwhelmed.\r
Went for an anniversary dinner and will not go back.\r
Had a reservation on a quiet night, many open tables, waited over 20 minutes, complained and got attitude from the hostess.\r
No apology for the wait.\r
Finally,

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I have been going to the Tam O'Shanter for a holiday meal for as long as I can remember. During the holidays they have Dickens dressed carolers roaming throughout the place singing for tables. Its a great place for a large gathering or a quiet romantic meal. The food is good, not great but still very good. It is a bit expensive for the quality but worth it for the experience.

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I have been going to the Tam O'Shanter for a holiday meal for as long as I can remember. During the holidays they have Dickens dressed carolers roaming throughout the place singing for tables. Its a great place for a large gathering or a quiet romantic meal. The food is good, not great but still very good. It is a bit expensive for the quality but worth it for the experience.

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I have always wanted my boyfriend to be more romantic. We have been together for four years, and I have given up on the idea. But when I least expected it he took me to this fantastic resturant. The service was great, the food was

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I have always wanted my boyfriend to be more romantic. We have been together for four years, and I have given up on the idea. But when I least expected it he took me to this fantastic resturant. The service was great, the food was

Pros: Romantic

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So 7 of us went to Tam O'Shanter a couple of weeks ago for a friends birthday party. We didnt have reservations, so we told the lady that we didnt mind waiting at the bar for an hour while they found us a table. After 30 minutes the host

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So 7 of us went to Tam O'Shanter a couple of weeks ago for a friends birthday party. We didnt have reservations, so we told the lady that we didnt mind waiting at the bar for an hour while they found us a table. After 30 minutes the host

Pros: Looks nice outside

Cons: Management

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Server: Wyatt L (#195)

What a horrible experience we had today at Tam O??Shanter. When I made the reservation yesterday I asked if I could use my coupons. The woman who took the reservation said ??Sure!?.

When we arrived the restaurant, I showed our server, Wyatt, the coupons and he said that you didn??t accept them today. I told him that I was told when I made the reservations that I could use them. He said ??Well, if they said you could...? So my husband and I ordered dinner.

When we were done, we put our coupon on the tab and Wyatt said ??You can??t use these today?. He had said earlier we could. We would not have ordered had he said that in the first place.

I told the manager what happened, and he said , ??Well, someone made a mistake?. End of story.

The coupon does not specify the ??black out dates? for the coupon. The coupon states ??Not valid on holidays, for special events or with any other offer or discount?. Mother??s day is NOT a legal holiday. That is why I asked when I originally made the reservation.

Tam O??Shanter ruined my Mother??s Day.

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Server: Wyatt L (#195)

What a horrible experience we had today at Tam O??Shanter. When I made the reservation yesterday I asked if I could use my coupons. The woman who took the reservation said ??Sure!?.

When we arrived the restaurant, I showed our server, Wyatt, the coupons and he said that you didn??t accept them today. I told him that I was told when I made the reservations that I could use them. He said ??Well, if they said you could...? So my husband and I ordered dinner.

When we were done, we put our coupon on the tab and Wyatt said ??You can??t use these today?. He had said earlier we could. We would not have ordered had he said that in the first place.

I told the manager what happened, and he said , ??Well, someone made a mistake?. End of story.

The coupon does not specify the ??black out dates? for the coupon. The coupon states ??Not valid on holidays, for special events or with any other offer or discount?. Mother??s day is NOT a legal holiday. That is why I asked when I originally made the reservation.

Tam O??Shanter ruined my Mother??s Day.

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Server: Wyatt L (#195)\r
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What a horrible experience we had today at Tam O?Shanter. When I made the reservation yesterday I asked if I could use my coupons. The woman who took the reservation said ?Sure!?.\r
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When we arrived the

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Server: Wyatt L (#195)\r
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What a horrible experience we had today at Tam O?Shanter. When I made the reservation yesterday I asked if I could use my coupons. The woman who took the reservation said ?Sure!?.\r
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When we arrived the

Pros: nothing

Cons: everything

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I am retired in Australia,but thoughout the 80's and early 90's I lived within walking distance of the Tam O'Shanta Inn.It was my home from home,and I visited there several times a week. In my opinion the roast beef was the best in town.

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I am retired in Australia,but thoughout the 80's and early 90's I lived within walking distance of the Tam O'Shanta Inn.It was my home from home,and I visited there several times a week. In my opinion the roast beef was the best in town.

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This is one of the best places in L.A, excellent food and friendy staff. The prime rib is to die for you have to try it. Excellent..........

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This is one of the best places in L.A, excellent food and friendy staff. The prime rib is to die for you have to try it. Excellent..........

Pros: very cozy, great food and excellent service

Cons: no cons at this place

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My husband and I have been going to the Tam O' Shanter for many years now. Great prime rib and staeaks and don't forget the great desserts they have also.

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My husband and I have been going to the Tam O' Shanter for many years now. Great prime rib and staeaks and don't forget the great desserts they have also.

Cons: sometimes a long wait

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Great place. I took my friend for the first time. She loved it. She wants to go back for her birthday.

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Great place. I took my friend for the first time. She loved it. She wants to go back for her birthday.

Pros: Food is great

Cons: service could be better

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super place they are always busy but the wait staff is great you never have to wait very long for things and very friendly

3
★★★★★

super place they are always busy but the wait staff is great you never have to wait very long for things and very friendly

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Mother's Day 2007 - One of the worst dining experiences ever; I have never written a restaurant review or complained to restaurant management before this incident. My husband took me to Tam O'Shanter's for Mother's Day with our 2 year

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Mother's Day 2007 - One of the worst dining experiences ever; I have never written a restaurant review or complained to restaurant management before this incident. My husband took me to Tam O'Shanter's for Mother's Day with our 2 year

Pros: Good Beer Selection

Cons: Everything Else

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I am going to try again I lost my previous review. My friends and I went to the Tam for Christmas EVE dinner. I had been there a number of times and recommended the Tam as a great traditional place with great food, I was not wrong it was

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I am going to try again I lost my previous review. My friends and I went to the Tam for Christmas EVE dinner. I had been there a number of times and recommended the Tam as a great traditional place with great food, I was not wrong it was

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This landmark is still consistently great! It's old world and cozy. The food is excellent. The staff is friendly. We had to wait a good amount of time for our reservation. (there's a reason this place is packed) We were told the people

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This landmark is still consistently great! It's old world and cozy. The food is excellent. The staff is friendly. We had to wait a good amount of time for our reservation. (there's a reason this place is packed) We were told the people

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Consistently good food. Excellent service. I can't bring myself to order anything else but the prime rib - It's that good.

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Consistently good food. Excellent service. I can't bring myself to order anything else but the prime rib - It's that good.

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I had out-of-town guests in for the week and of course they want to experience L.A. Given this place has been in the exact same spot for 85 years I thought it would be a good choice - and it turn out to be correct. Three people ordered

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I had out-of-town guests in for the week and of course they want to experience L.A. Given this place has been in the exact same spot for 85 years I thought it would be a good choice - and it turn out to be correct. Three people ordered

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or are a fan of anything "oldworld" you will love the Tam. I always try to change the room I'm seated in, every room has so much to look at. Do yourself a favor and go for Sunday Brunch, it is the best. They have several entrees to choose

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or are a fan of anything "oldworld" you will love the Tam. I always try to change the room I'm seated in, every room has so much to look at. Do yourself a favor and go for Sunday Brunch, it is the best. They have several entrees to choose

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We had dinner at the Tam Shanter right before going to the Greek. Our food was excellent. The Prime Rib is so delicious I can't get myself to try anything else! We told the waitress we had a concert to go to as soon as we sat down she

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We had dinner at the Tam Shanter right before going to the Greek. Our food was excellent. The Prime Rib is so delicious I can't get myself to try anything else! We told the waitress we had a concert to go to as soon as we sat down she

Pros: Best Prime Rib, Excellent Service, Not over priced

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The food is average and over priced. \r
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Our waitress was a "B", I asked her to return my "Body temperature" warm glass of beer and she became angry. I get cranky when I get a glass of warm beer.\r
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Oh and...why do these poor people

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The food is average and over priced. \r
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Our waitress was a "B", I asked her to return my "Body temperature" warm glass of beer and she became angry. I get cranky when I get a glass of warm beer.\r
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Oh and...why do these poor people

Pros: There is parking that is about it...

Cons: Price of the food for what you get. Cranky middle

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There's a reason you have to make a resevation, its good! The food and service is what what one would expect, but is so hard to find nowadays. A restaurant doesn't stay in business for over 75 years without quality in food and care of its

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★★★★★

There's a reason you have to make a resevation, its good! The food and service is what what one would expect, but is so hard to find nowadays. A restaurant doesn't stay in business for over 75 years without quality in food and care of its

Pros: The meat, The deserts!

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The Tam is a classic place! Much more colorful and cozier than Lawrys on La Cienega, and youre not limited to just prime rib. The pork roast is wonderful and juicy. The rotisserie chicken is good but after getting used to Costcos for

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★★★★★

The Tam is a classic place! Much more colorful and cozier than Lawrys on La Cienega, and youre not limited to just prime rib. The pork roast is wonderful and juicy. The rotisserie chicken is good but after getting used to Costcos for

Pros: Satisfying food, Decent value

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I've been going here for decades! Great, comforting food in an Old-English setting with several rooms, fireplaces, dark woods and freindly service. I really love going here on a cold, rainy, night, sitting before the fireplace, a bottle

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I've been going here for decades! Great, comforting food in an Old-English setting with several rooms, fireplaces, dark woods and freindly service. I really love going here on a cold, rainy, night, sitting before the fireplace, a bottle

Pros: Ambiance, Food, Service

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Los Angeles used to be known for it's great and landmark restaurants, but in a time when most of those have fallen to the wayside the Tam thrives and still serves up an excellent meal. The menu changed (most good ones do), and my favorite

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Los Angeles used to be known for it's great and landmark restaurants, but in a time when most of those have fallen to the wayside the Tam thrives and still serves up an excellent meal. The menu changed (most good ones do), and my favorite

Pros: friendly staff, souffle, did I mention souffle

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We had my fiancees birthday party at the Tam, and it was more than I ever expected. Everyone, young and old, had a great time and it catered to what my guests were expecting; great place, great food, not too stuffy, where we can enjoy

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★★★★★

We had my fiancees birthday party at the Tam, and it was more than I ever expected. Everyone, young and old, had a great time and it catered to what my guests were expecting; great place, great food, not too stuffy, where we can enjoy

Pros: service, environment, food

Cons: Closes early

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We had the best time at the Tam! Great Ambiance, it makes you feel like royalty when your there! High back chairs...The food and service was excellent! I had the juiciest and most tender Prime Rib, we shared a lobster tail, and my date had

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★★★★★

We had the best time at the Tam! Great Ambiance, it makes you feel like royalty when your there! High back chairs...The food and service was excellent! I had the juiciest and most tender Prime Rib, we shared a lobster tail, and my date had

Pros: Food, Service, Great Location

Cons: Closes early

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Very good breakfast. At dinner or lunch order steak. Every room has a fire place, all the staff are dressed up and you really feel like you in England, except the food really good.

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Very good breakfast. At dinner or lunch order steak. Every room has a fire place, all the staff are dressed up and you really feel like you in England, except the food really good.

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I love this place for Sunday brunch. The atmosphere feels like you have been transported to a pub in the UK or Scotland. The website says it has been Owned by the same family for 8 decades and the Lawry's famous roast prime rib is one of my favorites.
www.lawrysonline.com/tam/index/html

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I love this place for Sunday brunch. The atmosphere feels like you have been transported to a pub in the UK or Scotland. The website says it has been Owned by the same family for 8 decades and the Lawry's famous roast prime rib is one of my favorites.
www.lawrysonline.com/tam/index/html

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Food is great! The prime rib is to die for and the souffle should not be missed. The service it top notch and they always treat you like it's a special occassion. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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Food is great! The prime rib is to die for and the souffle should not be missed. The service it top notch and they always treat you like it's a special occassion. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Pros: Can handle large grps, Great food, Excellent service

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This place has one of he best prime ribs if not the best. I've been to Lawry's but I thinkthat this place as better. Maybe it was the atmosphere, but I think it was the food. The best food and so tender you may not even need the knife.

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This place has one of he best prime ribs if not the best. I've been to Lawry's but I thinkthat this place as better. Maybe it was the atmosphere, but I think it was the food. The best food and so tender you may not even need the knife.

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I love this place! The prime rib at Lawrys is a little better...(even if its the same family chain) but its pretty much the same...i like the scottish touch to it and the additions to the menu like the Toad in the Hole and their mushroom

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★★★★★

I love this place! The prime rib at Lawrys is a little better...(even if its the same family chain) but its pretty much the same...i like the scottish touch to it and the additions to the menu like the Toad in the Hole and their mushroom

Pros: Great souffle, toad in the hole, atmosphere

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Dining prime rib and chocco souffle (mmm) in a mystic gnome's celtic cottage and finishing the whole affair off with one (or a few) of 8,873 scotches is a very, very good way to spend the evening. The wait staff are the hottest tamales

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Dining prime rib and chocco souffle (mmm) in a mystic gnome's celtic cottage and finishing the whole affair off with one (or a few) of 8,873 scotches is a very, very good way to spend the evening. The wait staff are the hottest tamales

Pros: waitresses, spinach salad, souffle

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I am shocked! Absolutely shoked that this restaurant was not on the best St Paty's bar! This is a fun place to be if you like REAL beer and pretty women (have you seen the waitresses there?)! The Prime Rib is the best! better than Lawrys,

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I am shocked! Absolutely shoked that this restaurant was not on the best St Paty's bar! This is a fun place to be if you like REAL beer and pretty women (have you seen the waitresses there?)! The Prime Rib is the best! better than Lawrys,

Pros: inexpensive bar, great prime rib, great desserts

Cons: seating is weird

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I haven't been to this place for dinner, but I did try it for lunch on Saturday afternoon. Wasn't what I expected, but it turned out well after all. Apparently it's buffet style in the afternoon, and all they serve are sandwiches with a

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I haven't been to this place for dinner, but I did try it for lunch on Saturday afternoon. Wasn't what I expected, but it turned out well after all. Apparently it's buffet style in the afternoon, and all they serve are sandwiches with a

Pros: Roast Beef Sandwich, Clean, Friendly waitstaff

Cons: SLOW waitstaff

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"Tammy O's" is one of LA's real treasures! Owned by Lawry's, it offers virtually the same fare (with even more to choose from) as it's more expensive counterpart. The prime rib is absolutely amazing. All other dishes are also of high

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"Tammy O's" is one of LA's real treasures! Owned by Lawry's, it offers virtually the same fare (with even more to choose from) as it's more expensive counterpart. The prime rib is absolutely amazing. All other dishes are also of high

Pros: Quality, Service, Ambience

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When we arrived here on Saturday night, the restaurant was full of well-dressed couples in their 40s and 50s. The wait was 45 minutes so we ate in the bar. The fish and chips were excellent, better than Red Lion or Lucky Baldwin's.

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When we arrived here on Saturday night, the restaurant was full of well-dressed couples in their 40s and 50s. The wait was 45 minutes so we ate in the bar. The fish and chips were excellent, better than Red Lion or Lucky Baldwin's.

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Yes, it's a little juvenile, perhaps, but my sister and I both get so excited to come here - it really is like eating in Snow White's cottage! The food is reliably good (I especially like the filet w/ bernaise - yum!), but it is the

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★★★★★

Yes, it's a little juvenile, perhaps, but my sister and I both get so excited to come here - it really is like eating in Snow White's cottage! The food is reliably good (I especially like the filet w/ bernaise - yum!), but it is the

Pros: pleasant service, fun atmosphere, good food

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this place is not for the faint of heart....huge portions for stick to the ribs scot-english fare from the sandwich bar for a succulent beef brisket and beets for lunch to the full service restaurant for dinner. well priced, friendly

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★★★★★

this place is not for the faint of heart....huge portions for stick to the ribs scot-english fare from the sandwich bar for a succulent beef brisket and beets for lunch to the full service restaurant for dinner. well priced, friendly

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This enduring L.A. mainstay---it is part of the Lawry's Restaurants family---has been around since 1922 and started out as a roadside homemade potato chip stand before evolving into a full-service restaurant with a Scottish theme. Once a…

 

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