Yamashiro – translated to “mountain palace” – broke ground in 1911 and was completed in 1914 as a residence for the Bernheimer brothers.
During the “Golden Age” of Hollywood, Yamashiro served as the ultra-exclusive hang-out for the “Club of the Four Hundred”: the era’s most famous and influential stars and movie moguls. The structure and its grounds served as a boy’s military school and later apartments before being acquired in 1948 by the Thomas O. Glover, who – with his son, Thomas Y. Glover – discovered the beauty beneath the disrepair and refurbished the space. The restaurant is still owned and operated by Thomas Y. Glover. Over 60 years later, Yamashiro continues to flourish as an Asian-inspired Los Angeles institution.
Perhaps the most romantic venue in Southern California, Yamashiro’s unique ambiance of Japanese-inspired tranquility and unparalleled views offer guests a place of serenity high above Los Angeles.
Executive chef Brock Kleweno leads a dynamic culinary team in creating Asian-inspired Californian fare.
7 days a week, 5:00pm until close
7 days a week, 5:00pm – 9:30pm
May – September
Thursday, Friday, & Saturday 5:00pm until 10:00pm
When the LA Food and Wine Festival first started in 2010, many of today’s great restaurants like Alma and The Church Key did not yet exist. In recent years, LA’s culinary scene has grown tremendously and the LA Food and Wine Festival encompasses the best of it in a matter of four days. Beginning on the…
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