Larsen's Grill

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$31 to $50
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American
Larsen’s Grill is an upscale restaurant offering the finest prime steaks and freshest seafood available. With impeccable service, an extensive menu, and great ambiance, our restaurant delivers a classic steakhouse feel with a modern twist. An inviting dining room and large lounge offer a great place to dine and socialize. Dark wood ceilings and stone walls give the room an elegant yet warm feel. Come relax and enjoy the finest Simi Valley has to offer!
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OT
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food3service5ambience2

Didn’t expect tiny tilting round tables. Extremely crowded and noisy. Not a quiet romantic atmosphere I was looking for on Valentines Day.
The kitchen must have been slammed, as my husband’s steak was bloody when he ordered medium. My Kurobuta chop was dry and rubberized. It was not marbled like it should be.
The service was outstanding even though the place was packed.

It is what it is, however, we’ll probably chose another restaurant for special occasions that can accommodate quaint, romantic or otherwise atmosphere.

W
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service. Classy restaurant

LD
Las Vegas
12 reviews
Dined on February 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lauren our server was outstanding!

RT
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful restaurant. Great service (special thanks and appreciation for server Trevor!). Excellent wine list. Delicious filet mignon for each of us, cooked perfectly - liked the organic selection a little more than non-organic but both were great. $20 wine corkage fee reasonable. Nothing not to like! Tip: we purchased 20%-off discount cards at Costco. We have dinner there several times per year - love the place.

I
Los Angeles
17 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Not sure if it was an off night, but our food wasn’t great. Service was slow but our server was very sweet.
Everything came out luke warm. Sent it back but when it came out again, it wasn’t much better. At that point, we just ate it.

OT
1 review
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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W
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never had a bad meal here yet and the service was excellent.

OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lauren was fantastic and the food was amazing!

TE
Los Angeles
18 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience5

Anniversary and even though we noted that on our reservation nobody mentioned it or said Happy Anniversary.

TW
Los Angeles
27 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Overpriced
meat quality very good
Sides lacking

PM
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a party of 5 and reservation for 4:30pm. We were seated immediately and our serving person, Jeffrey was energetic and amiable. Each of us had a variety of food and I found the cedar planked salmon to be an excellent choice along with the creamed spinach. Overall this was an excellent experience and I would definitely recommend this restaurant to a friend.

PM
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall3food4service4ambience1

Very good food, very good service, very friendly staff but I found your prices to be on the high side.

Even higher was the noise level which I found to be uncomfortable and for this reason I doubt if I shall ever come back.

BP
Central Coast
2 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went for our New Years Dinner with our teenagers. The food was amazing the service was awesome! We did spend $400 (with tip) for 4 meals so that’s a bit pricey but the food did taste amazing! The manager and server are always amazing there!!

BC
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I find the food and the service to be very good. I find the value to food ratio to be bit off.

L
Los Angeles
72 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We went for NYE. They were great about honoring reservations and found us a booth which we requested. They add tables for the holidays and it is almost uncomfortably crowded. Food and service was very good for such a busy night.

RM
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is great, service is good and the ambience was fantastic for a New Years Eve. Thank you, Larsen's!

KD
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience5

Service was terrible, drinks were slow, food came out either undone or overdone. We had to ask many times for things. Server was not pleasant at all!

EH
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our food was very good. Our waiter, Jesse, was excellent. He had a great personality and made our dining experience the best.

SO
Los Angeles
14 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

It was a Xmas gift for our grandkids

OT
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This restaurant is offers very good food, a classy (and clean) restaurant and great service. The manager even walks around checking and asking the diners how they like the food, is everything alright, etc.

Cleanliness is a big deal with me when I dine out. All too often nowadays, a lot of restaurants don’t care about the appearance of their dining area; all too often I would sot down to an half-clean table, or would see dirty napkins and food on the floors. This is particularly true of the fast food and causal dining restaurants I’ve gone to lately. This is why I appreciate how clean Larsen’s is.

The wait staff are attentive, friendly and efficient.

Being that this is Larsen’s, their menu prices are higher than I normally pay.

Big KUDOS for the classic rock music they had playing the night we dined there!!

All in all, a good dining experience and I wholeheartedly recommend this restaurant.

BS
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Thank you Lauren and staff for delivering an awesome experience! Our family had a great time and this visit is our second family
Christmas event! We will definitely be back next year!

j
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Christmas Eve family dinner ...as always the food and service was amazing...but sadly since last year the cost has risen terribly so we probably won’t be going back next year ...😢

GG
Central Coast
19 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2019
Overall2food1service4ambience2

Really disappointed drinks good service good way too loud to have any meaningful conversation Food really weak

L
Los Angeles
13 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service were great.

c
1 review
Dined on December 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was so very excellent. Food was delicious.

MM
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food! This is our second Thanksgiving dinner at Larsen’s. We love it!

GA
Los Angeles
11 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and as usual the food was delicious...

YA
1 review
Dined on November 27, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Our waiter was very helpful, excellent service and great food

KS
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall2food3service1ambience2

Terrible service and subpar food for too much money on a Saturday night.

HE
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great !!! Be back for Turkey day !!!

JO
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The meal was good, I would not say a 5 star piece of steak; need the bone in for rib eye, to be honest. The service was outstanding. It was our 8 year anniversary and the little ice cream and cake with the "Happy Anniversary" was a great touch. The richness of the desert rounded out the evening nicely.

DL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

This was our first visit to Larsen's. We very much enjoyed our meal. The service from Jesse was outstanding
and we will definitely request to be in his section the next time we dine there. There is one thing I would like to mention that was a little off putting, I noticed the floors were littered with debris reminiscent of a low end chain restaurant. Maybe it was just a bad night for that detail.

SC
Los Angeles
44 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall1food1service4ambience4

What an awful experience. First, we arrived about 10 minutes early, only to be told that we would not be seated until precisely at our reservation time, despite the fact that there were many empty tables. Why? Apparently it was more important that the kitchen handle its flow rather than having customers seated and enjoying drinks and appetizers. So, right from the outset the experience was off-putting. Once seated, our server was very nice. Unfortunately, she served lousy food. I ordered a $15 cocktail. It was mostly ice, with little alcohol. We started with the Ahi appetizer. It came with a few won tons. Our server offered to get us more, but the bus-person brought tortilla chips. To her credit, the server did again offer to get us more won ton chips, but by that time we were essentially done with the appetizer. Next came the main courses. I had the stuffed chicken breast. It was AWFUL on so many levels, it's hard to know where to start, but I'll try. First, though the menu describes the item as "breaded," it's more like deep fried. It was very greasy, and topped with some sort of mystery gravy that looked like it was from a can (and was tasteless). Next, the dish was over-fried, and very hard to cut, even with a steak knife. The gooey filling was OK, but nothing special. When our server came back to inquire about how the food was tasting, I informed her that mine was bad, and she said it was not one of her favorite menu items. I was disappointed that she did not offer to replace it with something else. My wife's $50 steak was tasteless. I realize that at $50, the steak might not match up to Ruth's Chris or Morton's, but it should at least be flavorful. This one was just meh. Blah. Lastly, we had the butter cake for dessert, which came to us lukewarm. Some at the table liked it. I thought it tasted like it had been in the freezer too long. We ended up spending nearly $350 for the four of us. In hindsight, burgers at 5 Guys would have been a better choice!

OT
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall3food5service1ambience4

Service was really slow

D
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place!

JR
Central Coast
11 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Daughter Birthday

V
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Before making a reservation or arriving, ask if the Prime Rib is prepared that day and if it is available in medium rare.
We asked for medium rare Prime Rib and the waitress informed us that they only had well done Prime Rib.

RK
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience4

I had the special, any steak with a crab cake. My steak was over cooked. The crab was terrible; it was all filling and very little crab meat. Also, my baked potato was cold and hard. I have been to this Larsen many times, but the meal I had on Friday, September 27th was very disappointing.

GK
Los Angeles
24 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had another exceptional experience. Our server was outstanding!

TP
Central Coast
3 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Anniversay