Rosewood Tavern

448 N. Fairfax Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036


  • Fri-Sat 5pm-2am
  • $$
  • Wifi Access
  • Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Street Parking, Valet Parking
  • Reservations Not Accepted
This "casual" steakhouse looking out onto Fairfax Avenue has a great Scotch list and an impressive craft beer selection and an inviting atmosphere, even if it does feel like a set-dressed version of a Bowery bar. Too bad the owners don't seem to care much about the menu. Entrees range from bland (beef dip sandwich, steak and ale pie) to badly overcooked (mussels in a salty tom yum broth) to sloppy and downright awful (the Thousand Island-drenched burger). The steaks are adequate though not terribly flavorful. The most noteworthy items on the menu: deviled eggs spiked with horseradish, crisp Indian-spiced chicken wings and golden brown fries. An unwieldy communal occupies lots of floor space. The room is loud and buzzy, more like bar than a bona fide restaurant, which makes perfect sense. It's a fun place to hang with friends and knock back drinks, just steer clear of anything more complicated than the liquor and the ambiance.

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