Chateau Hanare

4.6
59 reviews
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Chateau Hanare roughly means “a cottage apart”; the brainchild of Reika Alexander of EN Japanese Brasserie in the West Village. EN has been a NY mainstay in Japanese Haute Cuisine for over 14 years, and Chateau Hanare is bringing that sensation to LA.

Hanare specializes in traditional Japanese food; focused on Kaiseki (our 6 course tasting). With its origins in Zen Buddhism, kaiseki is an art form that balances taste, texture, appearance and colors of food. The ingredients are strictly based on seasonality and each course in served in very specific order, priming the body and palate; beginning with delicate starters and ending with hearty, comfort foods.

In collaboration with The Chateau Marmont Hotel & Bungalows.
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Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Delicious food

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W
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Trying the dine LA menu for tonight. From the starter to desert, everything is super good! We paid extra for the wagyu beef, it is a little bit too much for two ppl.

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Los Angeles
12 reviews
Dined on 13 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I didn't expected, but the food is very authentic and I've enjoyed. Tanabata Festival was very nice touch.

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A
Los Angeles
14 reviews
Dined on 13 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing dinne

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m
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on 13 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Service and Food was outstanding! Beautiful place in the middle of Hollywood.

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S
Los Angeles
150 reviews
Dined on 12 July 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Dine LA week just started, so I wanted to try it out, after hearing Martha Stewart had dined here in December. The staff are extremely nice and I think we had about six people waiting on us throughout dinner. Apparently, there is a sister restaurant in New York, so I'll have to pay it a visit. If you decide to dine here, you must try the soft tofu. Also, try the sushi and tempura, which was the best I've had in LA.

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KL
San Diego
4 reviews
Dined on 10 July 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Beautiful presentation with every dish but fairly expensive for the portion size. A must try though!

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TY
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on 10 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food, great setting, and great service. Will definitely return!

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OT
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on 29 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

A definite hidden gem just off Sunset! The interior transports you to Tokyo and the outdoor patio is peaceful and calm with heat lamps galore. They boast an incredibly creative menu, an expansive list of sake and liquor (from Japan and around the world), as well as a solid wine list. Whether you’re here for dinner or cocktails/sake/wine, you’ll love this place!

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KW
Toronto
1 review
Dined on 29 June 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

We enjoyed the Kaiseki for 2 ppl on the terrace. All plates were exceptional. The only let-down was the dessert (ice cream, foam, cherries in juice) as it could have been more inspired and oriental in interpretation. Overall though the meal was fantastic, with unique flavours and textures.

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LG
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 19 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This is a wonderful restaurant. The attention to detail and professional staff is exquisite but best is the food you are transported to a Japan no one knows. I love this place

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HJ
Los Angeles
44 reviews
Dined on 18 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This is one of the most elegant and stunning locations. The food is exceptional! You can't miss this place.

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a
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on 10 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Delicious food - wonderful hospitality and service.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 9 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Great food.

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GE
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 8 June 2019
Overall 2Food 1Service 3Ambience 5

Pretty spot. Unfortunately the food just completely sucks.

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C
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on 7 June 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 4Ambience 5

The location is beautiful. That's the best part. We must have ordered the wrong thing. Everything we ordered did not taste good except for my drink which was good. Very disappointed.

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OT
London
7 reviews
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food and service with a friendly welcome.

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EC
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on 30 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

The service and the food was outstanding. The detail the chef infused into each course was superb. We were there for an anniversary which the staff help make special for us.

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Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on 18 May 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Food and staff were amazing. They moved my party to a private room when the dining room became too busy. The room was nice and quiet and we could enjoy each other's company more intimately and hear each other speak. The staff were very nice and answered our questions and requests with no issues. The food was also amzing but the drinks were the best part for my party. Different drinks for everyone and all of it was very good. The desserts were an okay part of the meal, but the other menu items were quite good, especially the Salmon Kama and the Sashimi! Overall, I would come back again for other special occasions.

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CH
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on 14 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Delicious food, wonderful service in a beautiful setting. I cannot wait to go back.

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a
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on 7 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The food is delicious. The atmosphere is pretty and gracious. Very kind thorough service. It’s perfect.

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J
Washington DC
19 reviews
Dined on 3 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The most beautiful outdoor patio. This is a Hollywood gem. Food is excellent & fairly priced. It’s quiet outside and moderate inside. I can’t wait to bring friends back here.

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m
1 review
Dined on 13 April 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 1

totally over priced. 550 dollars before tax for three people, and the food is worse than the sushi from supermarket.

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SM
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on 6 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

best experience and food .
My favorite Japaneese restaurant in Los Angeles.
Friendly staff .

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DD
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on 5 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

So great every time! Thank you so much for a wonderful evening, we will surely be coming back again and again!

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JB
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on 1 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent food which says a lot given how many nice spots there are in LA

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S
1 review
Dined on 30 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Outstanding experience! If you are looking for a modern Japanese fine dining, this is it!

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F
Los Angeles
27 reviews
Dined on 30 March 2019
Overall 2Food 2Service 3Ambience 4

Enteees are weird and they are all dressed up with sauces and garnishes in an attempt to cover up the horrible food. Prices are way over what they should be and leaves you feeling like you’ve been taken advantage of.

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LR
1 review
Dined on 30 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had a great evening. Excellent food, best homemade tofu ever, great fish and salads, Japanese steak was outstanding. Excellent service and Sake recommendations. I definitely come again whenever visiting LA! Keep up doing this great work!

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 21 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Such an incredible restaurant, everything is beautiful and clean, the whole dining experience is impeccable. The house made tofu is incredible, highly recommend you have.

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 18 March 2019
Overall 1Food 4Service 1Ambience 1

It was my birthday dinner and I invite seven people as my guest. I talk to restaurant couple times just to be sure for everything to go perfect. They told me that they have little birthday cake that they serve complimentary with a little music box so they will do little ceremony for the birthday girl. Thats why i didn’t buy birthday cake for myself. But They didn’t do any birthday celebration at the end of the dinner nothing at all. Service was extremely slow. All night long we were trying to find a waiter to help us to bring something. I ask for regularTapwater but I didn’t notice they serve bottled water all night long and I pay almost $60 for water which I didn’t even ask. It was disaster night my birthday celebration end up paying like almost $700 bill and having a nightmare and I didn’t even have a birthday cake or birthday candle to blow off.

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

Simply - Magic!!! I was transported to Imperial Style of Japanese Hospitality. Best Japanese Restaurant I experienced in US.

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G
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 16 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Every dish I had was amazing. WOWOWOWOWOWOWOW. The Udon is cheap but tastes like a bajillion(?) bucks.

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

Got the Kaiseki menus, dishes were hit or miss but it was fairly priced considering. Would go back again to try other menu options.

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l
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on 12 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

New favorite! Beautiful good and decor.great staff.

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BS
New York Area
27 reviews
Dined on 21 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Incredible dining experience every time. Every dish is delicious and is presented with dignity and thoughtfulness. I have now dined at the restaurant 4 times since it opened, and also hosted a private professional dinner, I am never disappointed with the food and atmosphere. A few of the many musts: homemade tofu, claypot rice with salmon, miso oden, wagyu sushi. Service is perfect and discreet. An absolute gem LA is lucky to have. Bravo.

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KS
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on 21 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

My favorite restaurant in LA!

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h
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2019
Overall 1Food 2Service 1Ambience 3

Waiter was moody & rude.
Food was not good.

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T
Los Angeles
14 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2019
Overall 4Food 3Service 4Ambience 5

Beautiful decor! I felt like I was in Japan! Must have ordered wrong but the cod was like your average Asian cod- nobu/katsuya style. The raw fish over rice wasn’t as good as a fast poke spot. Very bland -seemed like chopped up leftover fish. Toro hand roll was nice. The roe made it very fishy but the texture and cut was good. Service was excellent.

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Portland
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall 3Food 5Service 2Ambience 4

Seated 45 minutes after our reservation time.

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