Porterhouse Bistro (Reported Closed)

(310) 659-1099 | View Website

8635 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA | Directions   90211

34.066260 -118.379162

Open Hours

Mon-Wed 6pm-9pm

Thu-Fri 6pm-10pm

Sat 5pm-10pm

Sun 5pm-9pm

 
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Tags: Family-Friendly Dining, Group Dining, Notable Wine List, Online Reservations, Prix Fixe Menu, Upscale Casual Dining

Cuisine: Steakhouse

Payment Methods: American Express, MasterCard, Visa

General Info: Open 7 Days

Neighborhoods: Beverly Hills

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Reviews for Porterhouse Bistro

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

Awful customer service – We had a dinner in this restaurant and I?d like to share my experience. It was my first time in this restaurant and I didn?t choose it myself. So before the dinner I read the menu on the internet as well as the reviews. According to some reviews the food was good but the service so-so. But I still hoped for the best. I am a foreigner, I have been living in LA for 2 years and I don?t go out very often, so I decided to give it a try. I bought a fancy birthday cake for our dinner guest for $40 in Sweet Lady Jane and my husband gave it to the manager when we arrived. The cake disappeared mysteriously during our dinner. I had to ask several times about the cake and our guests were pretty nervous already. Finally the manager came and told me that the cake had been cut into pieces, that it was a mistake! ! He apologized and offered the substitution for the cake, but he said that we would have our own cake as well. I didn?t want to argue with him, because I didn?t want to ruin the nice evening for our guests, so I did my best not to show how upset I was. When we had almost finished our coffee the cake substitution arrived. It couldn?t be compared with Sweet lady Jane of course - a pile of cotton candy with a candle! And 5 minutes later we also got the remains of our own cake - four tiny little pieces. I still wonder - where is the rest? The cake was made for 6-8 people. And a special decoration was made on the cake with the name of the birthday person. So it?s very difficult to believe that the cake was just cut by mistake and served to some other clients as a regular dessert. It?s very strange, sad and even shocking that these things can happen in a decent Beverly Hills restaurant. Some time ago I?d worked as manager in a restaurant in a country that is considered to be developing and less refined (especially in comparison with Beverly Hills), but I can tell you for sure it couldn?t happen in my restaurant.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

best steak in LA – incredible steakhouse, not an exstensive menu but hight quality, very kid friendly, exellent wines great service.

Recommends
3.0
over a year ago

nice dining experience – This is a very nice fancy steakhouse. They also have a good variety of things other than steak - e.g., lamb, fish, chicken, etc. The steak was good, although not exceptional. The same can be said for their other food. I only eat here when I have a coupon; otherwise, it's a bit overpriced. The ambiance, however, is very romantic -- dim lighting, beautiful tablecloths, etc.

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

I recommend PB to my friends and business associates! – We have been here several times, and have always been happy with our experience. Service is great, food has always been exactly as ordered, and tasted great! We have dined alone and had small parties of 12 or less. I recommend Porterhouse Bistro to my friends and business associates, and that is as good of a recommendation as I can come up with. I am brutal about restaurants that I am not happy with.

The Prix Fixe menu is a great deal for about $40 if you are on a budget. It includes the main course with a dessert and 2 glasses of wine. We always enjoy this. You cannot go to most chain restaurants for this, and even if you could, you would not get the quality of food, great atmosphere or terrific service.

Seems like this would be a great place for a first date for a great dining experience without breaking the bank.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

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Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Best Steak, Best Service – If you haven't been here you have to check this place out. This restaurant really knows how to take care of the customer. Where else can you go to dinner and have drinks included in your meal??? Anywhere else you can spend as much on drinks as you can here to have drinks plus dinner plus dessert. And not only does the price top out any other steak restaurant in town but so did the service. I like to go to dinner and feel the warmth and friendliness of the server...and here that's exactly how they work. Other places are polite and lingering nearby to clear a plate, but here you have the opportunity to see that these people have personalities! Our server was great and she really was on top of everything before we even had to ask. I would recommend the porterhouse for 2 and the cream corn and grilled onions for side.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

What a Deal!! – I've been to a lot of steakhouses in LA, and I have to say that this is both the Best Steak and the Best Deal that I have ever had! When you step into the Porterhouse, you are greeted by friendly smiles, and the first thing you notice is the positive, warm, energetic, atmosphere! It is obvious that everyone is happy to be there, even the servers! You can't say that for many places in LA.

The Prix Fixe Menu at the Porterhouse is a real experience; warm bread with roasted garlic and bruscetta, a delicious salad or amazing onion soup, a tremendous steak, a tasty dessert AND two glasses of wine.... for $40!!! I was suspicious at first, but really pleased at the end.

The service was friendly, prompt, efficient, and, again, energetic. They seem to have a great system worked out where they can give you this great deal and still maintain a high level of quality.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Excellent steak, friendly staff – I recently ate dinner at the porterhouse bistro and I absolutely loved it. Upon arriving i was greeted by a very friendly host. Our table was very lovely, with a great view of wilshier blvd. the bread and the spreads were very tasty, and our server was so charming and cute! girls come here for some man candy. We ordered the prix fix menu, it was a ton of food but well worth it. The onion soup was amazing, and the porterhouse steak is to die for! make sure you share it because its a lot of meat. Then to top it off the lava cake was excelelnt, rich and chocolaty and perfectly proportioned. all in all I thought this was a great place, great service, great food good atmosphere. Also excellent drinks, I ordered one of their specialty cocktails called "the smashley" was one of the best drinks I've ever had, refreshing and tasty. I highly recommend this place!

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

I've got to give this place 4 stars. Not the best steak house in Los Angeles, but it's more value for your buck. Make sure you bring a date to take advantage of their prix fixe menu. With that in mind, you get all the trimings without all the cost. On note though, carefully read all the print below the prix fixe menu. There are some catches that may change your bill total. Nothing alarming, I mean...of course I want Grey Goose instead of house vodka.

Service was sorta slow and rushed. My date and I both said our server looked "in the weeds" at times. She was nice, and paced our dinner timely, but never gave a fine dining performance as one would expect eating somewhere that cost more to dine. Which I accepted and was fine with.

Overall, the food, service, good drinks all come into play. Not the best, but pretty good. As I said...this place offers more more value for your buck for what you walk away with. Walk in happy, leave glad you came.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Best value in Los Angeles - $40 prixe fix including 2 alcoholic bevs. – I recommend this place if you are in the area and in the mood for something not too expensive and at a great value. Host was cheerful and friendly. Service was not perfect but friendly and somewhat attentive. This is great place to try at least once for the great value for the prixe fixe at $40. You'll have to try the molten chocolate lava cake..so good. Also a nice touch was the cotton candy you get before dessert is served. I was satisfied and would return if in the area. Steaks are of good quality but lacking flavor. Give it a try and you will be pleased with what you pay for.

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