Zinqué - DTLA

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81 reviews
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$30 and under
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French
Hip neighborhood restaurant with French-inspired dishes and small plates. Craft cocktail menu and uniquely curated wine & beer selection. High-design/low-key vibe for breakfast, lunch, drinks or dinner.
(zin-kae)
What 81 People Are Saying
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4.5
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4.4
Service
4.4
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4.2
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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Loved the sangria. The steak frites were tasty. Friends got the quiche, yogurt and granola, and said it was all really Tasty. Definitely want to go back for dinner.

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PaulE
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

It was really nice being out in DTLA after being in lockdown and away from restaurant dining due to the C-Virus. I remembered that there was outside seating at Zinqué and brought family for al fresco/Happy Hour food and drinks.
Food and wine choices were both very fine as was the casual, accommodating service.
I will return again soon as I enjoy their take on French cuisine and wines.

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KimberlyM
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 24 July 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and cocktail. Server was helpful and friendly. This will become a regular spot!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 21 July 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

always great service + food.

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DelshayT
1 review
Dined on 19 July 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Due to covid19 there were some restrictions but they made the best of it. DTLA is quite noisy and that is no fault of the restaurant. Luckily I made a reservation online which saved the day. Counter service was decent. We felt no pressure to order quickly. The prices were decent. I felt the Sangria pitcher was overpriced. The food was amazing. I had the crispy eggs and French toast. 2nd best French toast I’ve had in LA. I would def recommend to anyone who wants a high quality meal.

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RocioU
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 19 July 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I loved hoe organized it was with social distancing policies in place. The bartender Nico was super attentive and nice. Food was delicious and music was great! Thanks so much

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vipKFredL
Los Angeles
37 reviews
Dined on 14 July 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Great fun
Great food
Excellent servers
Be back again...
Love your Happy Hour

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Benjamin
1 review
Dined on 12 July 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

I was really impressed with the food, and had lot of fun! Great service- the staff were flexible, fast, and friendly. Would love to come back!

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MarshraeH
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined on 12 July 2020
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience4

Overall it was a nice dinning experience. Service was a little slow but I’m guessing that was due to limited staff as a result of COVID dining regulations. So just be patient and understanding with the staff. The wine is excellent but I had Le Bowl and it was just ok. Love the fries and the grilled shrimp as an appetizer.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 10 July 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Date night

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PhilL
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 6 July 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Had a great and genuine experience with our waiter Terrence! Thank you!

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OpenTable Diner
Indiana
1 review
Dined on 28 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

They got the food out very quick and it was delicious. Would come back for sure.

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AliS
Detroit
7 reviews
Dined on 27 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service3Ambience5

Gorgeous space, easy parking next door, and great food. We got the Le Bowl with grilled Salmon and it was delish!

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vipDennis
Los Angeles
24 reviews
Dined on 24 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great Tuna Niçoise salad
Super roasted cauliflower with chilis

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 20 June 2020
Overall2Food5Service2Ambience3

The host was very unkind

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vipCourtney
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on 17 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Loved our first visit to Zinque and can't wait to go again!

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on 13 June 2020
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience5

The ambiance was great!

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vipOpentableguest
Chicago
14 reviews
Dined on 6 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Thank you!

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RyanM
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on 4 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Terry was awesome. Great service

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MichaelV
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 4 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Recommend this place to anyone. Tasty, well prepared, little pricey, great service.

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Foodloverdiva
Central Coast
15 reviews
Dined on 31 May 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent fresh juice burgers and paninis

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vipKathrynS
Salt Lake City
1 review
Dined on 3 March 2020
Overall2Food2Service1Ambience1

Service was SO slow and inattentive. Took 30mins for drinks to come out and more than an hour for food. I love the other zinque locations but there are so many options in DTLA now that I will not go back.

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johnm
1 review
Dined on 26 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

WOW!! Simply the best food in DTLA. The grilled Salmon was unbelievable.
Beautiful space, sidewalk dining and bar.
They even have a ping pong table. What a great concept!

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sofiat
1 review
Dined on 26 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

They have a crazy Happy Hour. $5 Off all cocktails! With some great choices, very well balanced drinks.
We tried every single one of the food items they offer for Happy hour and they were all delicious.
Next time we will come for dinner, heard the branding is insane. Great space, feels very cosy despite being industrial. great neighborhood, and the service was amazing. Very happy to see this kind of restaurant coming to our neighborhood.

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FairfaxDiner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall2Food3Service1Ambience2

We were sat at a table in a hallway that goes to the bathrooms, even though it was 5pm and there was hardly anyone in there. We waited ten minutes before anyone brought water. We had been there 20 minutes when finally someone took our drink order. We ordered food then as well because we were afraid he wouldn't come back. My meal came out but not my side or my friend's meal. Our wine had still not shown up. After waiting another 10 minutes, I had to track down the waiter to ask where everything was. Finally, the rest of the food was brought and it was lukewarm like it had been sitting around. About 20 minutes before our show started, the waiter expressed "concern" about getting us out on time and brought the bill. Then, he disappeared again and we had to flag someone else down to pay. It was so stressful. I will never go back.

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vipJonathanw
Los Angeles
12 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Really fun for lunch before the theatre. Cool spot and not crowded (yet).

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall1Food2Service2Ambience2

Honestly, just find somewhere else.

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vipAndy
Los Angeles
13 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

We dined after a show at the ACE Hotel Theater and had a nice late night meal. While the food was well prepared, due to the casual/bar menu, I can't say that the food was "outstanding." We had some delicious and interesting wine selections and our waiter was outstanding. I would definitely return.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on 22 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Came to try their Dine LA menu, and I have to say it was definitely worth it! Zinqué has been on my foodie list since their downtown location opened. The restaurant itself is right next door to the famous Ace Hotel, so it’s not too hard to find, but parking is a hit or miss. The interior gives off warm French cafe vibes, dimly lit, warm woods, and is a lovely place for a date or girls night. Our server was sweet and attentive and offered a few options for wine from their large selection.
Now let’s get to the food, their menu is on the higher end, so DineLA offers a great option to try 3 courses for a cool price of $39.
I ordered the grilled shrimp for the appetizer, 10 beautifully cooked shrimps dressed in herbs and served with a slice of lemon wedge. Simple and refreshing!
For the second course, I decided on the steak frites. Grilled steak cooked to temp of choice, served with thin cut fries. They offer the option of peppercorn or chimichurri for the steak and they give both ketchup and spicy mayo for the potatoes. Tasty and cooked to my personal liking. Lastly, the sweets... I opted with the seasonal crumble: a mixed berry compote topped with sweet crumble and a scoop of ice cream, the perfect end to a great meal.

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vipdassya
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on 21 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Terrific food
Staff was good until desert. We ordered a cobbler and weren’t told it would take longer to cook and we were on a time schedule.
Aside from that, staff was good.
Definitely would go back

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vipDanielle
Los Angeles
19 reviews
Dined on 17 January 2020
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience3

When I made my reservation I didn't realize that I had actually been here before. We had an avocado/tomato tartine which wasn't anything special and a different flat bread, I forget what it was (so I guess it also, wasn't anything too amazing). I had the mussels which just had a strange broth, I wasn't expecting it and I unfortunately didn't enjoy it that much. My husband had the burger which he liked. The fries are skinny and crispy and very yummy. We also had the chocolate flourless cake which is served warm and is very nice. My favorite part of dinner was the virgin cocktail I had, the server seemed a little confused by a virgin cocktail (he offered me a cranberry juice) but he must've relayed my request to the bartender anyways because he put together a beautiful pink drink for me, garnished with cherries and a violet.

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TheresaC
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined on 17 January 2020
Overall3Food3Service5Ambience4

It’s my second time at Zinqué and the only reason I went back was because of a reasonably priced happy hour; otherwise, I think it’s a limited menu and overpriced. Well, management has decided you can only order off the happy hour menu if you sit at the bar. So I wound up paying $40+ for an okay quinoa salad with an overcooked piece of salmon and a side of French fries. I drank water. The waitress was terrific but we had to ask where our complete order was. Overall, not great & I won’t go back.

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vipShannonG
South Dakota
1 review
Dined on 17 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This place was everything we'd hoped for in a pre-show dinner. We chose it because of its proximity to the Theatre at Ace Hotel, but it over-delivered on experience. The service was what really made it great; the bartender and server were attentive, helpful, friendly, and kind. The food was unique and every bite delicious. The wine list was interesting and had a great selection of international wines, and the cocktails were superb. Definitely order the ahi tuna tartine - I'm still thinking about it three days later.

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vipStevie
Los Angeles
18 reviews
Dined on 14 January 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

food was excellent.... tuna tartar the best... brussel sprouts yummy even better the next day..
hangar steak cooked to perfection

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sofial
1 review
Dined on 4 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Such a great addition to DTLA!
Absolutely beautiful space, super friendly. But the food is the best part!

The grilled Salmon with yogurt was SO good! Perfectly cooked, and such incredible flavors.
The Broccoli soup was also a favorite. Great space, some kind of curry.

The prices are so reasonable and the wine list very eclectic.
Will come back for brunch.

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stephanem
1 review
Dined on 4 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Been to their location in Venice before but this is another level!
I had to have LE BOWL of course. So addictive.
Compared to the other locations, this one has a full bar, and they make amazing cocktails. Great location next to the Ace Hotel with a beautiful sidewalk bar. you feel like you are in Paris.
We will come back next time we go downtown.

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alfonsop
1 review
Dined on 4 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We live across the street and I am wonder why we had never been before.
Went for brunch today and it was amazing!

I had the croquet madame and my boyfriend had the mouse frites. Both were amazing.
We had to ask for more bread for the sauce on the moule frites! Such amazing and different flavors.

Much cheaper than the other restaurants in the neighborhood and such large portions.
The wine list is especially interesting with such variety at all prices! This is going to be our regular spot. Can't wait to try it for dinner.

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alexm
1 review
Dined on 4 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Best steak frites in LA!!
Very reasonable pricing.
Lots of options.
Great vibe and beautiful space.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 17 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Honestly the experience was quite wonderful. Server was an astonishing person. Very laid back and very perceptive to what we wanted.

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vipmusicdave
Los Angeles
14 reviews
Dined on 22 October 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Delightful little gem. The perfect place for a meal before a show at the Ace.

FAQs

Zinqué - DTLA does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Zinqué - DTLA also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (213) 395-0946.

Zinqué - DTLA is rated 4.5 stars by 81 OpenTable diners.

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