Yamashiro: A Mountain Palace of Fine Dining

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The City of Angels' rich history survives in the walls of Yamashiro, one of the city's oldest and most prized establishments. This now Cal-Asian cuisine dining palace has served the fine city of Los Angeles (as well as international dignitaries) in one capacity or another since 1914, and emanates its original grandiose opulence and elegance today. Experience this "Mountain Palace" for yourself and be a part of living history.

Yamashiro is perched atop the Hollywood Hills, offering unparalleled skyline views during the day and night. Once on the grounds, stroll through the newly renovated Inner Courtyard the Japanese gardens home to content Koi fish. You may also marvel at Yamashiro's 600-year-old pagoda that was brought all the way from Japan. Once inside, guests indulge on the restaurant's contemporary Asian and Japanese dishes in a variety of rooms. For example, the Koi Room seats up to 40 guests and overlooks the Garden Court, which houses a Japanese Zen Garden and Koi Pond. The main dining room and cocktail lounge is tiered in design to provide each guest with full access to the restaurant's spectacular views. And as if these weren't reason enough to visit Yamashiro, the restaurant features a number of appetizing specials and events to entice us even more.

Yamashiro is taking care of your special event dining and parking needs with their Dine and Ride Menus. If you're heading down the hill to the Hollywood Bowl, Yamashiro's Dine and Ride Dinner Menu includes valet parking at the restaurant, a three-course prix fixe menu, and shuttle service to the Hollywood Bowl for $64 per person. See full Dine and Ride Dinner Menu details HERE. For a lighter take on the event, Yamashiro offers a Dine and Ride Lounge Menu for $49 per person. These dining packages are only available upon reservation, and will be arranged to coordinate with the times of the event you're attending at the Hollywood Bowl. The Dine and Ride special also includes Cirque du Soleil's "Iris" at Hollywood's Kodak Theatre.

Once again, Yamashiro is hosting a free weekly event that celebrates farm-fresh produce, healthy community involvement, family-friendly entertainment, and picture-perfect SoCal scenery: the Yamashiro Farmers Market. Visit every Thursday, from 5:00pm-9:00pm, and partake in an evening of live music, wine tasting, amazing food, and fresh produce. Free shuttle service is available from the Christian Science Church (on La Brea and Hollywood Blvd.) and paid parking is offered at the restaurant. Make a real night of it and step inside for a fulfilling meal at Yamashiro once you've whet your appetite with the tasty offerings outside.

Sample Yamashiro's tantalizing sights with your cocktail of choice at the Pagoda Bar every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 5:00pm-11:00pm throughout the summer. this open-air bar and lounge overlooks Yamashiro's prized pagoda and pool, and offers views of Downtown L.A, the Griffith Observatory, and Pacific Ocean. Click HERE to see the Pagoda Bar Menu.

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