Spoonfed | Bar Joe

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$30 and under
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Spoonfed | Bar Joe is an all-day dining oasis in Hollywood’s Media District featuring modern American comfort style cuisine with a Midwest twist. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, guests can order at the café counter and dine al fresco on the expansive patios or opt for table service at Bar Joe where diners will find a more intimate dining space, featuring the restaurant's all day and full service menus alongside creative cocktails and modern mocktails.
Breakfast service begins daily at 7 a.m. and is served until close, with lunch and bar bite offerings available by 9 a.m. and served until close.
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L
1 review
Dined on 29 September 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Super chill, love the huge patio.
Great food, service, atmosphere. My new brunch spot

AP
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 22 September 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Great food, atmosphere. Wish I had not sat in table service area as is isolated corner. The food was great!

OT
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on 20 September 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Food took a long time, but they graciously gave us fresh potato chips, and then desserts after the meal. Food was great

BG
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 8 September 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

We sat on the full service patio. It was quite enough to have a private conversation. A tad pricey. Staff was friendly. We did spent a lot of our meal swatting away some persistent flies.

MR
San Francisco
24 reviews
Dined on 1 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Clean, airy, corporate-situated restaurant. Decent food, decent prices, cute space. Nothing special but not particularly crowded on the weekends. Will definitely come back.

OT
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on 25 August 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

Great food but the service was very slow. It took the wait staff over 15 mins to collect order and they were not that busy. Food came out quickly and food was good overall. It took a long time to get the check. I recommend going when you have lots of time or sitting in the front patio where it is more self serve. It was dog friendly but the back patio is made of dirt/gravel and is very dusty for your pup.

f
Los Angeles
17 reviews
Dined on 25 August 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Armand was a super, duper hero of a server!! Friendly and very helpful on giving recommendations on what to order. Loved the patio! A perfect birthday brunch!

GE
Los Angeles
13 reviews
Dined on 19 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food. Wonderful ambiance. Great Service!

SL
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 16 August 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

The staff at spoonfed is fantastic. Incredibly attentive and accommodating.

LM
Oklahoma City
7 reviews
Dined on 4 August 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

The food was very good and the wait was very long. Tammy, the front of the house manager was very kind, attentive, and our meal ended on a very pleasant note!

OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 28 July 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

lots of flies. i was essentially the lord.. of the flies. my dish total flyfood. let’s get flysical flysical i want to get flysical. a dude was singing radiohead. kill me now.

SK
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on 21 July 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Very nice place for Brunch in Hollywood. Nice outdoors area. Choice of full-service (with reservations) or self-service for walk-ins. Good salads, and lots of choices on the menu. Nice atmosphere.

MH
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 9 July 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

The service was awesome. Super friendly, caring and knowledgeable. There was construction happening on the next block so it was a bit noisy. We sat outside, and every now and then we would get a whiff of something fishy. The ambiance was comfy and modern. We liked it a lot. The staff was AWESOME!!! I'd definitely return and suggest Spoonfed/Bar Joe to others. Oh, parking was so so convenient.

PM
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on 7 July 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Good food. The only thing I would change it was the hashbrowns. They were a little cold. Otherwise beautiful experience. Even on the Dreary day

j
1 review
Dined on 30 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I found Spoonfed on line after a long frustrating search for a place that could accommodate our family after my mothers celebration of life. We had a very large party ( 30-40) after the memorial service at Hollywood Forever. I spoke with the owner, Sean, prior and he was excellent. We didn’t know how many would be going us and many eateries want a set number for large parties . We had a beautiful section of the patio reserved .
The staff and management were friendly, flexible, helpful. A wonderful destination for community food sharing after the service. Tammy was the manager on duty that day and she was stellar! I used to work in the restaurant business so I know that events like this can be challenging and Spoonfed was excellent.
Definitely going back and will call our coordinator at Hollywood Forever when he’s back in town to have him add this to his list of places to send families .
Thank you Spoonfed!

b
Los Angeles
16 reviews
Dined on 30 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Was very impressed with the space itself. Seemed to offer something for everyone. We chose to sit outside once I realized that there was sufficient protection from the sun. The staff was extremely friendly, helpful and attentive. The food was delicious! Would definitely recommend Spoonfed to friends and family and plan to return when I'm in the neighborhood.

PP
1 review
Dined on 30 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

It is surprisingly large inside even though it doesn’t appear so from the street. There is a walk up order area and a full service area with a bar. Great food, great service, and just great fun! Loved it!!!

DP
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on 29 June 2019
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 5

Atmosphere and setting outstanding--love the art, display of Finland ware, and the space and the friendly staff. The prepared food looked good enough but not enough for me to try out. The breakfast brunch menu was limited for the size of the restaurant. I ordered the steak (medium rare) and poached eggs, and the streak was tough and cooked medium--like leather. My guest said the wrap for the carnitas burrito was doughy and thick--not warm, and the cauliflower dish was dry. Also, the coffee was lukewarm--not hot. The wait for the food was long considering there were not that many customers at the time. We decided to sit outdoors and order at the front since it was empty in the dining room--very pleased with the outdoor atmosphere!

b
Los Angeles
17 reviews
Dined on 16 June 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 4

Service was quite sporadic. I needed to go up and ask for someone to place our order. Then we had to wait for quite awhile before food came out. I had to ask again about food being ready, and a few minutes later the food was brought out. Friendly but not attentive service. And it wasn’t crowded at all.

SA
Los Angeles
13 reviews
Dined on 15 June 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Vegan options were great. Love the openness and that it’s not slammed on the weekends. Will definitely be back.

OT
Los Angeles
20 reviews
Dined on 2 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this local place in my neighborhood. Perfect for a last minute choice. The food and service is always great and the ambiance is very relaxing.

LD
Los Angeles
335 reviews
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Really fun place. Cool, modern ambiance with both casual and more formal dining areas as well as both indoor and outdoor dining. Fresh and tasty casual American menu included hamburgers, sandwiches and meat/fish entrees. All really great. Friendly, attentive service.

NI
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 26 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome ambiance. Awesome services. Awesome food! Highly recommended!

KK
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on 26 May 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

This is a must for brunch lovers, but be sure to get a reservation. It fills fast. We visited on a rainy day so the beautiful patio was unavailable. This also added to a lower score for ambiance as the noise level made it difficult to hear one another across the table. The food was excellent. I highly recommend the gingerale blueberry pancakes and the avocado toast.

J
1 review
Dined on 25 May 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 4

my friends and i didn't feel welcome; the staff hardly smiled at us. and the omelet was overcooked.

TE
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on 12 May 2019
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 5

Love the ambiance and the food but the service was poor. It took almost 30 minutes to be greeted on Mothers Day. Then that person said he would get our server who took another 10 minutes. She took our drink order and disappeared. 15 minute later we had to flag her down for our food order. She said she’d be back, didn’t return and a whole new person came to take our order- no explanation. The new waiter was great but it took 40 minutes for our food. Disappointing for Mother’s Day. But I will say that is a great location with the best food in town. If only the service matched up.

TR
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 12 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 4

Very nice outdoor ambience and there is ample indoor seating as well. The look of the place is really nice, and hidden away in the middle of Hollywood. The food was quite good - pancake dishes, egg dishes, a sandwich, etc. Only problem is that the restaurant is understaffed, or at least it was on Mother's Day when we were there. It wasn't even that crowded, but they only had two servers for the whole place and so several mistakes were made and had to be sent back to be re-done in the kitchen, things were forgotten, the service was slow, etc. I would still recommend the restaurant, but I'd recommend it a lot higher if they would pump up the wait staff.

PB
1 review
Dined on 28 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place for brunch! Excellent food and beautiful setting!

OT
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on 25 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Didn’t eat. It was a business coffee meeting, and the coffee, latte, etc. choices are great. This review requires stars regarding the food, so I gave it an Excellent based on the menu selections.

I have walked past Spoonfed and have wanted to try it. I’ll eat there sometime soon, but when I was asked to have a meeting over coffee Spoonfed was my choice. It’s a great setting and much more relaxing than where the usual coffee meetings take place.

Looking forward to returning for lunch!

OT
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on 21 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 2

Awesome food, but in an office building in the middle of a corporate district. Not very hip.

DC
1 review
Dined on 21 April 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 5

Went for Easter Brunch. The servers were lovely but we had issues for our party 8. Two meals did not come out with the rest and one of us had to wait 45 minutes after everyone else got their food and then was served a not fully cooked chicken burger. The chicken burger was comped but still. In an effort to wait for that meal to be served the rest of us left a little on our plates which ultimately ended up cold in our effort to be thoughtful. The drinks were good and the food we did receive on time was very good. I'll go back but not on a holiday.

KC
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 20 April 2019
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 5

The restaurant was pretty empty, but the servers were a little more interested in talking to each other than bringing our food to the table. The food was very excellent, however.

h
Los Angeles
12 reviews
Dined on 14 April 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 4

Lovely spot with great outdoor seating. Dog-friendly and parking readily available for $1 for 90 minutes with validation.

Food is expensive for what it is, but there are some great options in there and the servings are HUGE. Docked a few stars mostly because service was TERRIBLY SLOW... You need to order over the counter, and our party ordered pretty consecutively after each other. I'm not sure if it was because we were seated to the side, but everything came out sporadically and I had to get up to remind them a few times that we were still missing food and drinks. All in, it took about an hour to get our food and drinks, which resulted in us staying much longer than 90minutes and me having to pay almost $7 for parking....

A tip--stay within the line of sight of the cashiers? Assuming that will help you, but really not sure.

VB
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on 16 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

Service was really slow considering it wasn’t busy. Ambiance is great

g
1 review
Dined on 10 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place especially around 3pm when I hear it’s slowed down, service was a little slow but the waiter/bartender was nice and had our sense of humor so that’s always a plus 😂

V
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing setup, amazing food, great service. The bar is beautiful, restaurant classy, and outside patio is awesome.

PG
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined on 9 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Brunch was lovely! Didn’t have mimosa specials (unlimited or special priced) so we just ordered a bottle and a carafe of fresh squeezed orange juice. Pancakes were Ah-mazing. Best part was that the restaurant was not so busy and chaotic that you could have good conversation and wait staff were wonderful.

m
Los Angeles
30 reviews
Dined on 27 January 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 4

The food was fine, the server friendly, the space is great! They need a host!!!! It’s a very unwelcoming environment for a new customer and confusing dual concept.

AM
Los Angeles
31 reviews
Dined on 27 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome restaurant! The food is great and I love the ambiance. I look forward to returning.

OT
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on 20 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great spot!

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