6333 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA | Directions 9003634.071655 -118.359935
Neighborhoods: Central LA, La Brea
Hygiene issues galore! – I ate here a few years back. I decided that although the prices were cheap, it was disgusting to see a group of employees standing & hovering over a table like pigs at a trough, scarfing down french fries, and wiping their mouths. Then they would immediately run to refill my glass of soda pop- and not wash their hands! Then I had a glass with french fry grease on the outside! Then I used the ladies room and the waitress used the stall next to me. I could see her black apron as she threw it on the dirty, restroom floor - gross! She didn't even hang it while she did her toilet business.
Cheery mini-chain specializing in gourmet comfort food, and eclectic take-out. – In Short
It's almost like sitting in someone's kitchen--chaotic, communal and appetite-stimulating. Homey dried flowers and hanging baskets feel familiar but the ingredients from this pantry are impressively foreign. Stuffed cases of gourmet goods line the casual-chic dining room, with sturdy wood tables and paneled windows. A vast sandwich selection like the Brie with balsamic and mixed greens are popular items, as are salads like the tangy green apple, chicken and yogurt. Take-out dinners feature chicken entrees with sides of grilled vegetables and mashed potatoes.
Like this place BUT had a bad experience – Food is good, great outdoor atmosphere. We Went there for breakfast, my husband and i stepped away for one minute when i came back our drinks were cleared out. (my beverage was a speciality item due to my health). Appraently they threw it in the trash. They never asked to pay for my $5 beverage and still charged my husband for his juice. Just not the type of customer service you expect from a restaurant. Disappointed.
Great drinks!! – Okay I'll be honest I've only been here for Sunday breakfast & for drinks at night. I love it, the design is classy, everyone is extremely friendly. The mimosa's and bloody mary's are perfect for hangover Sundays along with the egg's benedict which unlike Portland (my home) there seem to be very few restaurants in L.A. that serve this glorious breakfast choice. At night its great to sit at the bar, talk to the bartender (who's name I can't remember, but I will say even though I sound like a total a-hole, she's a little on the heavier side and nice as can be, just amazing). Decent prices & good environment. I recommend it for a casual weekend morning.
Good food, good service, great ambiance. What else could you ask for? – I?ve been eating at this Marmalade once or twice a week since they opened this location (mostly for breakfast) and have yet to have a bad meal. When friends or family come to visit, we always make it a point to take them to this Marmalade. The menu has something for everyone, the decor is very pleasant, and the service has always been great. Keep up the good work folks.
Edward – This place has great waiters and yes 1/2 are trying to make it into acting but they are pretty good.fast , and curtious .
I enloy a good brunch at this place
Bitchy WAITERS! – Avoid this place - even on an early weekend morning. The waiters hate their job. The food is cold and medicre and way overpriced. Dissappointing!
Loved it! – The bread is served fresh and warm! The salad was really good and the pasta was pretty good too. Nice little cafe feel.
Large Room with Standard Fare – Menu is a mix of Italian, American Salads and Mexican. Weird Combo. Good Food but nothing outstanding. Had the Pasta with Clams. A good lunch option because you can choose to order half portions of big dishes at a cheaper price. Very busy, lots of traffic from the grove. Quite Noisy. Prefer the Famer's Market to be honest.
Smoothe service-- and not the good kind!! – Mushroom soup was absolutely delectable!.
Fried coconut shrimp with a delicious peachy sauce.
Curry chicken with lots of fruit and a fajita salad with warm grilled chicken in a tostada shell were my favorites.
I overheard the table next to us get their bill and there waitress said that the tip was included for large parties. I wondered if our tip would be included on our bil. Our waiter didn't say anything about a tip. But my dad's eyes are bad,so I checked the bill.Our waiter added on the tip and didn't tell us-and he charged us for refills on soda - which he offered to us!! I didn't say anything.
Outstanding value - other then the fact that we got ripped off an extra fifty bucks for a second tip and refills.
Other than our sneaky waiter, it was a great experience. Check your bill!!
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