Bonavista Revolving Lounge at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel

4.4
457 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
Top tags:
  • Scenic View
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
Bonavista Lounge: Treat yourself to a dazzling new perspective on the “City of Angels.” Located on the 34th floor, the Lounge is our revolving cocktail lounge boasting soaring views of Downtown LA. Indulge in delicious appetizers and specialty drinks served in souvenir glassware. It's the perfect location for a romantic date, high-powered business meeting, or group celebration.

LA Prime Restaurant: Fine dining with spectacular view of downtown Los Angeles. Specializes in prime steaks and fresh seafood. Located on the 35th floor above the Bonavista Lounge.

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TR
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 5

Very disappointed w the new menus and food. It’s all seafood w limited choices. Pricing is more and the seafood combo isn’t worth its value.
Bring back the lady menu

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TE
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Stopped in for a quick bite to eat before a concert. Found the environment exactly as expected. Service was very warm and prompt. Overall a great place.

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 3Food 3Service 5Ambience 5

They changed the menu. And it’s not as good.
Also changed the speed in the revolving restaurant and it’s too slow.

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TO
1 review
Dined on 4 July 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 4

Made reservations for July 4th. Was willing to pay 60.00 minimum per person.
We get there order drinks and then our waiter disappears. After waiting over an hour and finally finding him when we try to order food we are told that they can’t take any orders as they “ran out of food” he never would have come back to our table if we didn’t look for him. we couldn’t order so we left.
Looks like a tourist trap, stay away!

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CD
1 review
Dined on 4 July 2019
Overall 3Food 2Service 4Ambience 4

Food overpriced and tiny portions. The big gimmick is that the restaurant spins, but it moves almost imperceptibly slowly, so that during our two-hour stay we only got about 3/4 around a complete turn. And the Bonaventure is hemmed in by so many taller buildings that the view is occluded most of the time. And the night we went (July 4th, 2019), the restaurant had a $60 per person minimum. Even spending that, we were still hungry after our meal, and went home for a real dinner.

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JP
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 4 July 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 3

Worst dinner of my life. They had a $60 per person minimum for the 4th of July and some of our meals (ex. lobster roll) we’re inedible, they were out of most items, and our food took over 2hours to arrive. We never revolved to the site of the main DTLA fireworks while they were going off. Our server avoided our table so we couldn’t complain, but all other tables around us complained and left without being charged the $60 min. It was actually laughable how bad it was. Sadly our bill was still the $60 a person and we paid it just because we wanted to get out of there as fast as humanly possible.

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Orange County
19 reviews
Dined on 3 July 2019
Overall 4Food 2Service 4Ambience 5

Must be experimenting with a new chef? new foods? because ours wasn't great, but they compensated us nicely. Miss the sliders and smaller food portions to go with last year's wonderful mango martinis and more. Still, I'd give them another try. Servers were friendly, view is great.

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OT
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on 1 July 2019
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 5

Great dining experience. The food was so-so but the service was top notch.

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TJ
Los Angeles
11 reviews
Dined on 29 June 2019
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 4

Great place to show out of town guests. Friendly service and good appetizers. And naturally, the city views

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DM
1 review
Dined on 16 June 2019
Overall 5Food 3Service 5Ambience 5

We didn't have food, but you are forced to make a selection. I chose a 3 for neutral.

Great view, it take an hour and 20 minutes to go around. We saw about 2/3 for $35, not a bad experience.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 14 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Attentive service, good food selections. However a few customers were a little noise.

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ON
1 review
Dined on 14 June 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Breathtaking! Food was delish! Our server was accommodating! The host upon arrival was friendly, after dinner host (replaced the other) not so much :/

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OP
1 review
Dined on 14 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Legendary views, an entire team of staff members eager to serve, delicious filet mignon and drinks and a gnarly, sofisticated, futuristic and yet classy and almost surreal atmosphere make for an evening you'll thoroughly enjoy and will keep dreaming of it after!

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EA
Los Angeles
15 reviews
Dined on 9 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

First time coming here, and everything was great!!!

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DE
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on 8 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wonderful place that I booked at the last minute to enjoy a beautiful view of our LA surroundings! We ordered a mai tai, a rosé wine, and a Reisling for drinks. We also ordered the cheese plate and shrimp cocktail dish!

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OT
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on 7 June 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 3Ambience 5

I was celebrating my 39th Birthday. The staff was a bit snappy and seemed impatient when people had questions regarding the menu. The food was excellent as were the drinks. Excellent views of Downtown Los Angeles and the valet parking was very reasonable. Overall nice time.

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RB
1 review
Dined on 27 May 2019
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 5

I can’t say enough about the help I received from Duke, the general manager. I explained we were celebrating a special occasion and our table was terrific. The whole evening was perfect for our 41st anniversary celebration. Thank You

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AW
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on 15 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent service, quiet atmosphere, great tasting food.

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OT
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on 10 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great place to catch a good view of the DTLA skyline.

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OT
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on 10 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great place for a date

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MJ
Los Angeles
22 reviews
Dined on 8 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Absolutely delightful and unique dining experience while enjoying a beautiful high up view of the Downtown LA skyline. Very helpful and pleasant staff. Filet Mignon was truly awesome.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 27 April 2019
Overall 3Food 2Service 5Ambience 4

Extremely pricey for below average entree meal
Would go for a drink only again

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Portland
7 reviews
Dined on 18 April 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

The place looks like what it looked like in the 80s- it gives you and old school feel. Beautiful views and good food.

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MS
Orange County
1 review
Dined on 13 April 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

This was quite an experience and a repeat visit for us with our grandchildren. The view is spectacular and the service was outstanding, all of which made a most memorable occasion for all of us!

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NQ
1 review
Dined on 9 April 2019
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 5

The ambiance, service and the city views were amazing. Food could be better. Drinks are on the higher end but are made very well. Not at all skimpy with the liquor. I would definitely go back for drinks, appetizers and to enjoy the city view and of course to say hello to our friendly waiter Javier. I would skip the dinner though.

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MM
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on 6 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Visiting Downtown Los Angeles. Wanted a great view. Hotel needs better signage to get to Bonavista.

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MI
1 review
Dined on 31 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

It was my 26 year anniversary and my wife was so excited from the fast ride up the elevator to the revolving lounge and our waiter was awesome. Thank you for making me and my wife feel like rock-stars.

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d
London
13 reviews
Dined on 29 March 2019
Overall 3Food 2Service 3Ambience 4

The food and drink selections are really poor. This place could be an amazing downtown hang out but the quality is really low. The wine list is VERY low end with only a few choices. Nothing imported except for Prosecco. Not even a champagne option. The food list is mediocre bar food. Not worth the money at all.
It’s a fun view but that’s the only reason to go. Overpriced and under valued. 2 cocktails and 3 appetizers was $85.

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l
Los Angeles
17 reviews
Dined on 22 March 2019
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 5

Was able to make last minute reservations while staying at the hotel as a guest. It was not very busy so we were able to be seated right away and against the window. While the spinning is not so slow that you don't realize it, it's also not fast enough that you feel it. Your view changes as you sit and it's fun to have the city view change without having to move. Drinks are priced about average for hotels, and the menu is a bit limited (though I do think they let you order from the LA Prime menu if you'd like a full meal). Two cocktails and a shared dessert was 65.00 before tip.

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T
Los Angeles
13 reviews
Dined on 17 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Always a treat to eat and drink here.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 16 March 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Good service. A bit loud but overall romantic.

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N
San Diego
9 reviews
Dined on 15 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Was the most beautiful view and great service we enjoy our dinner drinks and hotel was the best service as well , can’t wsit for back soon

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FH
1 review
Dined on 10 March 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

We really enjoyed our time there...Will return soon

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

My first time here and i loved it.. food was excellent and our server was wonderful

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OT
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

amazing, everything about this place was amazing.

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JV
1 review
Dined on 17 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

it was amazing. if you have a date you are trying to impress, look no further.

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e
1 review
Dined on 17 February 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The service is good, but for aome reason, we always get a bad table, by thw time we recolve to the dwntwn view, were ready to leave

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EF
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 5Ambience 5

The restaurant has amazing views and the seats are comfortable. Ambiance is right. Lighting is perfect and romantic. The downfall is the price of the food. To start, they give you chex mix in a cup instead of the traditional bread that most restaurants give. I ordered the ceasar salad and empanadas starter. Not impressed and they were $18 each. My husband ordered the salmon. It was $56 and it doesn't even come with sides. He liked it though. Over all we had a very nice experience but we probably wont be going back. It was a one time thing to experience the revolving lounge. Been there done that. After spending $180 here. We were ready to go eat. Lol. Please do go experience it at least once for yourself. Maybe have a drink or 2. The drinks start at $18 fyi.

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J
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 5

Overall experience was great, just needs more options of food in the lounge.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 3

Service and location were great. Ambiance was sullied by crying babies and overall noise of the restaurant. Food was good just could do better on the side salad we got with our steaks. Drinks were awesome.

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